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.

Director:

Anthony Hemingway

Writers:

Tim Kring (created by), Adam Armus | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Coleman ... Noah Bennet
Ali Larter ... Tracy Strauss
James Kyson ... Ando Masahashi (as James Kyson Lee)
Masi Oka ... Hiro Nakamura
Hayden Panettiere ... Claire Bennet
Adrian Pasdar ... Nathan Petrelli
Zachary Quinto ... Sylar
Sendhil Ramamurthy ... Mohinder Suresh
Dania Ramirez ... Maya Herrera
Cristine Rose ... Angela Petrelli
Milo Ventimiglia ... Peter Petrelli
David Anders ... Adam Monroe
Jessalyn Gilsig ... Meredith Gordon
Ashley Crow ... Sandra Bennet
Jamie Hector ... Benjamin 'Knox' Washington
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Storyline

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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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

13 October 2008 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Andre Royo and Jamie Hector both previously worked on The Wire. See more »

Goofs

When HRG is trying to get Stephen Canfield to kill Sylar, Sylar stands at the car watching and not hearing anything. But in Season 1, Sylar killed and took the power of a hero whose talent was super hearing - he should have heard every word. See more »

Quotes

[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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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Hiro's Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Wendy Melvoin & Lisa Coleman
Performed by Wendy Melvoin & Lisa Coleman
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12 November 2008 | by not_even_oneSee 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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