Heroes (2006–2010)
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Chapter Twenty-Three 'How to Stop an Exploding Man' 

Can Sylar be stopped? Will Linderman's vision live on with Nathan? What will it take for Peter to save the world, what sacrifices will be made? With all the horrible predictions unfolding before them the heroes face moments of pain and peril in Kirby Plaza.

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Micah Sanders
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Simone Deveaux
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Matt Parkman
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Niki Sanders / Jessica Sanders
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D.L. Hawkins
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Ando Masahashi (as James Kyson Lee)
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Angela Petrelli
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Candice Wilmer
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Storyline

In the season finale, Ando fears his friend is powerless to keep him alive, so he steals Hiro's sword and goes after Sylar, himself. Nathan comes between Peter and Claire. Jessica tries to find her son after Lindeman and DL get killed and finds Nikki occupying the same space as herself. Mohindar does everything in his power to keep Molly alive, even though Noah Bennett wants her dead, thinking she's a missing link. And it all sets the stage for the showdown between Sylar and Peter. Written by Moviedude1

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21 May 2007 (USA)  »

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Trivia

HRG Man reveals that his first name is Noah, the first time we hear his first name. See more »

Goofs

When the recap is shown Noah fires the gun at Thompson head and kills him, with one shot. In the previous episode he fires the gun twice to kill him. See more »

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Peter Petrelli: Thank you, Mr. Bennet.
Noah Bennet: Call me Noah.
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References Star Trek (1966) See more »

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Heroes Theme
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Written by Wendy Melvoin & Lisa Coleman
Performed by Wendy Melvoin & Lisa Coleman
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A let down.......
5 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

Too much expectations from the last episode..... it seems the producers were in a hurry to finish the season.... the story in this episode could have been faster and a huge battle between sylar n peter was expected with a lot of special effects(like 5 yrs down the line!!)... the earlier episodes set the tempo but the last episode terribly failed at that....the makers of the show it seems ran short of money for the ending.... sylar was eliminated (not sure) tamely n there could have been several other ways to stop peter (throw him in the ocean..... or he could have flown himself.... hiro could have teleported him in the middle of a desert..... or simply outcold him by hitting at the back of the head!!!).. tooo many flaws n bad action in this episode...... all in all a poor ending to a brilliant TV series.....


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