After saving the life of the President in Washington D.C., a pair of U.S Secret Service agents are whisked away to a covert location in South Dakota that houses supernatural objects that ... See full summary »
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside out.
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
Although no one appears in all 78 episodes, Hayden Panettiere appears in more episodes than any other performer (72, plus in Heroes: Chapter Eight 'Villains' (2008) briefly through stock footage for a total of 73) and is the only cast member to appear in every episode of more than one season - she appears in every show of season one and season four). The only other regulars to appear throughout one whole season are Sendhil Ramamurthy (in season two) and Robert Knepper (in season four). See more »
I grew up in North America, and quality shows like Heroes were a staple. Now having lived in Europe for a few years, I find it difficult to watch American serial dramas. Heroes is an excellent example of a great story, a great cast, and certainly great potential. Unfortunately, American TV stipulates that the story must be dragged out over 23 episodes. What this means is that, in every episode, not much happens. Wait another week and still not much happens. I am now on episode 8 and am ready to bail. I'm not sure I have the patience to last another 15 episodes.
Series like Heroes deserve better. The story deserves to be told for the sake and quality of the story. It does not deserve to be tampered with for the sake of filling a season, because what you get is what we've got with Heroes. A lot of filling and not much substance.
I think what Britain could have done with this. Probably made a cracking good series over 3-4 hours where the story is the focus and the audience is the viewer. Not the advertisers and TV executives.
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