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

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Series cast summary:
Jack Coleman ...  Noah Bennet 75 episodes, 2006-2010
Hayden Panettiere ...  Claire Bennet 76 episodes, 2006-2010
Milo Ventimiglia ...  Peter Petrelli 70 episodes, 2006-2010
Masi Oka ...  Hiro Nakamura 66 episodes, 2006-2010
Greg Grunberg ...  Matt Parkman 64 episodes, 2006-2010
Sendhil Ramamurthy ...  Mohinder Suresh 63 episodes, 2006-2010
James Kyson ...  Ando Masahashi 63 episodes, 2006-2010
Adrian Pasdar ...  Nathan Petrelli 61 episodes, 2006-2010
Zachary Quinto ...  Sylar 62 episodes, 2006-2010
Ali Larter ...  Niki Sanders / ... 58 episodes, 2006-2010
Cristine Rose ...  Angela Petrelli 53 episodes, 2006-2010
Ashley Crow ...  Sandra Bennet 42 episodes, 2006-2010
Jimmy Jean-Louis ...  The Haitian 33 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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They thought they were like everyone else... until they woke with incredible powers. See more »


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Release Date:

25 September 2006 (USA) See more »

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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 »

Quotes

Sylar: You have the hunger. You're like me.
Peter Petrelli: No! I will never become you.
Sylar: You already are... Brother.
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mind over matter? style over substance more like!
16 December 2008 | by phlod79See all my reviews

The fatal flaw of Heroes, particularly in the recent series, is its inability to stick to one central idea, or at least one of any value. When we reach the end of an increasingly convoluted plot line every episode, we are treated with a Jerry Springer style moral-of-the-story, but you can't help the feeling that it is more an attempt to hold the whole thing together in the mind of the maker, to give a meta narrative or deeper purpose to the whole mess. Which is problematic, because the maker clearly doesn't have any higher vision or godlike qualities, just look at the randomised way in which characters are given abilities one moment only to have them stripped the next. I know this is a fictional genre but guys, it has to be believable. And given what we already know or understand of the human race, heroes is just ridiculous and above all frustrating, not because of the strung out episodic formula but simply because unlike life it is all a lot of oysters and no pearl.


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