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

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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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Artist Tim Sale provides the artwork for Isaac's paintings. He is best known for his work on DC Comics' popular "Batman: The Long Halloween" series, which was used as an inspiration for Batman Begins (2005). See more »

Quotes

[Sylar is probing Claire's brain]
Claire Bennet: You're not going to eat it, are you?
Sylar: Eat your brain? Claire... that's disgusting.
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First time I've been dying til the following episode in years...
24 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

I can't actually recall the last time I was so literally addicted to the show. I don't get home until about 9:40 on Mondays, so it's torture until we can watch it on the laptop. And we willingly watch every commercial with glee to get to the good stuff. I am really impressed by the multi-media approach NBC takes with this - give addicts like myself (who used to maybe watch 5 hours of TV a WEEK) a constant source of intellectual stimulation, while shamelessly promoting the show. But it's so good, who cares!?! There are character blogs & the comic book on the site has hidden links to it that even incorporate the characters as real people, with real blogs on NBC and even on myspace, with fake character friends AND real people as friends. Put fans in the actual drama. There are SO many hidden clues and homages in the episodes, you can watch them over and over and not catch them all.


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