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.
Patrick Ozzy Lauzier
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Did You Know?
The series shares a remarkable number of actors and actresses with the "Star Trek" franchise (which is also discussed by numerous characters including Hiro and Ando): Cristine Rose
(Angela Petrelli / Gi'rai in two episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation
(1987)), Zachary Quinto
(Sylar / Spock in three movies), George Takei
(Kaito Nakamura / Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek
(1966): The Original Series and succeeding projects), Malcolm McDowell
(Daniel Linderman / Dr. Tolian Soran in Star Trek: Generations
(1994)), Nichelle Nichols
(Nana Dawson / Niota Uhura in the original series and succeeding projects), Michael Dorn
(U.S. President / Worf in The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
(1993), and movies), Dominic Keating
(Will / Malcolm Reed in Star Trek: Enterprise
(2001)), Erick Avari
(Chandra Suresh / three different guest characters in Trek), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
(The Swordsmith / Bailiff in Star Trek: The Next Generation: Encounter at Farpoint
(1987)), Thomas Dekker
(Zach / Henry Burleigh in two episodes of Star Trek: Voyager
(1995)), Colby French
(Hank / Ensign Weldon in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: When It Rains...
(1999)), Mark Colson
(Mr. Zern / Dream Alien in Star Trek: Voyager: Waking Moments
(1998)), Franc Ross
(Danny Pine / Grizzled Man in Star Trek: Enterprise: In a Mirror, Darkly
(2005)), John Prosky
(Principal / two different Trek characters), Ronald Guttman
(Dr. Zimmerman / Gathorel Labin in Star Trek: Voyager: Prime Factors
(1995)), Ken Lally
(The German / Lieutenant Taylor in two episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise
(2001)), Joanna Cassidy
(Victoria Pratt / T'Les in two episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)), Clint Howard
(Tom Miller / three different Star Trek bit roles), and Louise Fletcher
(Dr. Coolidge / Winn Adani in Deep Space Nine). In addition, Roxann Dawson
(B'Elanna Torres in Star Trek: Voyager (1995), also directed episodes of "Voyager" and "Enterprise") directed three episodes of this show. See more
Okay, *technically* I'm a serial killer.
Referenced in House M.D.: Locked In