Heroes (2006–2010)
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Chapter Five 'Angels and Monsters' 

Claire attempts to destroy her first target, Stephen Canfield. Hiro attempts to become friends with Daphne.



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Ando Masahashi (as James Kyson Lee)


Nathan is filled with self-doubt, not knowing if he's an angel or a monster. His mother, Angela, eventually tells him the origin of his abilities. Tracy Strauss is still having trouble coming to terms with the fact she killed someone with her super-freeze powers. Meanwhile, Claire decides to go after one of the escapees from Level 5, Stephen Canfield. She's in for a bit of a surprise however and she doesn't quite find what she was expecting. Noah "H.R.G." Bennett and Sylar are also after the same man. Also, Hiro and Ando unearth Adam Monroe who knows all about the stolen formula and, given his options, agrees to help them. Elsehwere, Daniel Lindeman tries to recruit Daphne for his cause, and Suresh continues with his experiments which start to take an emotional and physical told on him. Written by garykmcd

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13 October 2008 (USA)  »

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[first lines]
Nathan Petrelli: It's all happening so fast. My life is a speeding train, and I'm not sure where it's headed. But one thing is certain - I've been given a second chance. Touched by God, I've got to believe that He has a purpose for my life. So why am I filled with self-doubt? Plagued by demons, real - and imaginary? Frightened by the challenges ahead and haunted by the ghosts of my past. Does God know what I am? Do I? Am I an angel or a monster? A hero or a villain? And why can't I see the ...
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »


All Things Must Pass
Performed by The Jesus And Mary Chain
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12 November 2008 | by See all my reviews

Heroes has gotten so bad it's not even so bad it's good anymore. The plot lines are a mess (Sylar being a Petrelli brother was dumb beyond imagination, rivaled only by the Star Wars syndrome of the X-Files in stupidity, everyone acting out of character -- Hiro, Suresh, Sylar), the character development is laughable (Claire getting all vigilante, Peter trying to kills his mother). There is no clear direction in the story either...they just keep adding characters. Now their idea was to have different characters every season...they should have either stuck to that or not added new characters. You can't have both and have a cohesive show. Honestly, the show-runner should fire the whole writing staff and reboot the damn thing next season if he wants to keep it alive for another year.

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