Heroes (II) (2006–2010)

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The lives of common people, who discover they have superpowers, intertwine in order to save the world from different threats.


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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 29 wins & 86 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
 Claire Bennet (76 episodes, 2006-2010)
 Noah Bennet (75 episodes, 2006-2010)
 Peter Petrelli (70 episodes, 2006-2010)
 Hiro Nakamura (66 episodes, 2006-2010)
 Matt Parkman (64 episodes, 2006-2010)
 Mohinder Suresh (63 episodes, 2006-2010)
 Ando Masahashi (63 episodes, 2006-2010)
 Sylar (62 episodes, 2006-2010)
 Nathan Petrelli (61 episodes, 2006-2010)
 Niki Sanders / ... (58 episodes, 2006-2010)
 Angela Petrelli (53 episodes, 2006-2010)
 Sandra Bennet / ... (42 episodes, 2006-2010)
 The Haitian (32 episodes, 2006-2010)


People all over the U.S start to realize they have special abilities, like telekinesis, healing abilities, flying powers, time travel, invisibility, and the ability to absorb other's abilities. One man, known as Sylar, wants to gain all the power of these "heroes" so he can be the most powerful and evolved human of all, and stops at nothing to gruesomely kill these people. In order to protect themselves from him, these people must help one another before Sylar can destroy them all, while they each deal with problems of their own. Written by Patrick Ozzy Lauzier

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They thought they were like everyone else... until they woke with incredible powers. See more »


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The character Lydia, introduced in the fourth season, is named after the 1930s novelty song "Lydia the Tattooed Lady." This song has been notably featured in movies and TV shows such as At the Circus (1939), The Philadelphia Story (1940), and some projects of The Muppets. See more »


Elle Bishop: [talking about her murdered father] You killed him.
Sylar: I kill a lot of people, Elle. You're as much to blame for that as anyone... Maybe even more so.
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1 episode and I'm hooked....
26 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first saw the teaser commercial for Heroes at the end of Medium's last season and started salivating. And now that I've tuned in I'm hooked. The premise of super-humans has been done before and most recently in Mutant X. And I've been around to check these shows out. The misfit one with Courtney Cox was an old favorite. But none of these shows garnished the pure mystery that Heroes had going for it all the way to the end of the pilot. Plus a killer cast should make it a surefire hit.

I've loved Adrian Pasdar since he chewed up the screen in Profit and while he seems to be playing a similar role here, he is balanced by Milo Ventimigilia as his kid brother with a more human heart and dreams he can fly.

But the real scene stealing of the show belongs to the ladies. Ali Larter creates a believable single mother with serious money problems. Her strange gift is actual scary and has yet to have been fleshed out. The sequence where she awakes to find things have gone horribly wrong in her favor are chill inducing.

And on the flip side Hayden Panettiere's discovery of her gift is grueling, bloody, and refreshingly ironic as a modern day Supergirl. All her stunt work in a cheerleader's outfit made me smile. And by the show's end a revelation comes about her family life that made the show even more interesting.

With a painter who creates art that sees into the future and a comedic turn by Masi Oka and his abilities it's hard not to enjoy heroes. It twists and turns in only an hour and keeps you grounded to the characters and the situations they fall into. The previews for upcoming episodes made me actually want more. If your not tuning in on Monday nights, you might be missing something spectacular.

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