Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.

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 Noah Bennet (75 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Claire Bennet (76 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Peter Petrelli (70 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Hiro Nakamura (66 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Matt Parkman (64 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Mohinder Suresh (63 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Ando Masahashi (63 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Nathan Petrelli (61 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Sylar (62 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Niki Sanders / ... (58 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Angela Petrelli (53 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Sandra Bennet (42 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 The Haitian (32 episodes, 2006-2010)
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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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In the third season, the Luigi Bormioli produced drinking glasses, "Strauss", are used for bourbon and whiskey in several scenes. In one scene, a character named Tracy Strauss demonstrates her ability with such a glass. See more »

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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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Great start but season 2 & 3 goes downhill
27 February 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I loved the first series - innovative, good story, slick cgi, great cliff-hangers. Sadly season 2 seemed to lose it's way (story wise), and it all started to get messy - worse still it was full of moments when you say "what the... why would you do that?!!!?!" for example, you've had a major fight within your arch nemesis & for once he's on the floor unconscious - now is your chance -finally! - so what do you do - would you a) pick up the gun on the floor and take the 2 seconds to shoot that person, or b) leave & then come back later..... let me see now...

Let me give you another example - you are a Dr, and the former most dangerous man in the world, who you know murdered countless people & almost brought the city to the edge of destruction, comes to visit - but you find out he's lost all his powers. He "thinks" you can help him get these powers back with an injection, do you a) give him the injection - knowing he'll probably be unstoppable & continue to murder his way through humanity, or do you b) give him an injection of something like saline, or even better some sort of poison - which he wouldn't have known you were doing as he had no medical knowledge??? Again, let me think....

Too many moments like this made it silly and unbelievable, which is a shame....


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