Questions tagged [heroes]

For questions about Heroes, an American sci-fi/fantasy TV series created by Tim Kring that lasted 4 seasons from September 2006 to February 2010. It tells the story of a group of seemingly ordinary people who discover they have superhuman abilities.

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How did Sylar break out of Hiro's time-stop?

I'm basing this question mostly off of memory, and my memory is not 100%, so forgive me if I've gotten any details wrong here. After spending most of Season 1 trying to track down Sylar, Hiro finally ...
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If Peter Petrelli can heal like Claire, why does he have a scar on his face?

In Heroes... Peter Petrelli adopts powers of those he comes in contact with. Eventually we learn he keeps those powers even when not in proximity to the person he's absorbing from. He encounters ...
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Does Sylar really display signs of regret for dying alone?

I have watched Heroes multiple times and I don't recall Sylar feeling regret for dying alone but the following statement says otherwise. Redemption saw an altruistic shift in Sylar's persona, where ...
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How did Adam Monroe survive eclipses?

On the TV show Heroes, Adam Monroe (alias Takezo Kensei) possessed the power of rapid cellular regeneration. Like Claire Bennet, he was capable of healing nearly instantaneously, even recovering from ...
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How did this character survive in the season 2 finale of Heroes?

In the season 2 finale of Heroes, Powerless is shot in the chest a couple of times. Then, in the season 3 premiere, The Second Coming, How is this possible? The initial explanation is that ...
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Who are the Heroes?

Through the four seasons of Heroes, those with powers were generally unknown to the public, and typically simply labeled as "Evolved Humans" or "Specials". After Claire Bennett went public with her ...
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How did Noah Bennet's glasses get broken?

Recently started re-watching Heroes. In the season 1 episode, Hiros, Noah was talking to Brody in this hospital. Noah is wearing broken glasses. You can clearly see the broken glasses. Later, in ...
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Whose power were Peter's “future dreams” borrowed from?

Early on in Heroes Season 1, Peter is subconsciously absorbing other people's powers and using them, usually unintentionally. Starting around the episode "Homecoming", Peter starts having "dreams" ...
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Why was Daphne able to walk while her ability was suppressed?

During the solar eclipse in The Eclipse, Part 1 (season 3, episode 10), Daphne was shown in leg braces and crutches, so it seems her ability granted her the ability to stand and walk, in addition to ...
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Why did Peter Petrelli need Nathan to save NYC? [spoilers]

At the end of season 1 of Heroes, disaster is narrowly avoided when Peter Petrelli, who cannot control his acquired power of radioactivity and is about to go nuclear and kill most of the population of ...
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Who is the only person Molly Walker can't locate?

In the Season 1 finale of Heroes, Molly Walker mentions that she can find anyone in the world except one person. The reason she can't find that person is because he can see her when she tries to. Who ...
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Why did Sylar go to Kirby Plaza?

In "How to Stop an Exploding Man", Sylar goes to Kirby Plaza to confront Peter Petrelli. Why? What was his goal in going there?
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How could Nathan fly away even though the Haitian guy was next to him?

In Season One of Heroes, M. Bennett and The Haitian guy trap Nathan Petrelli (in the morning after he slept with Niki/Jessica), but he [Nathan] just flies away... It is later revealed that the ...
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Is the first season of Heroes self-contained?

I've been looking for a good series to watch, and my girlfriend suggested Heroes. Now I've heard that the first season is pretty good, but that the others are poorly written. If there are some minor ...
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Claire's impaired immune system

Presumably, Claire's power (rapid cellular regeneration) didn't kick in until adolescence otherwise she'd probably know about it beforehand. Given that she would have roughly 16 years, since she's ...
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Uluru in Heroes

While Heroes may have gone downhill fast after its second season, the beginning had some great storytelling, often with some augmented reality elements connecting the show to some of the out-of-show ...
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Freezing time = freezing air?

When Hiro or Peter freezes time and everything around them stands still, how are they still able to breathe? Wouldn't all the molecules in the air be frozen in place as well?
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How did Sylar survive being mortally wounded without getting Claire's regenerative power?

As it seems Sylar never had the cellular regeneration ability from Claire until later episodes based on the future, how did Sylar ever survive... ... falling off the stands with Peter Petrelli in the ...
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Do all heroes eventually progress their abilities to have an alternative effect?

Throughout the series, many of the heroes (but not all shown to) slowly progress their abilities to have an alternative effect. e.g. The Haitian, can remove memories and also secondary block other ...
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When did Sylar gain a flying ability?

Towards the end of season 4 of Heroes, after Sylar's desire is revealed to be Claire (from the tattoo of her on his arm), we see him floating outside her dorm window (very end of episode 13: Let It ...
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What does Ando's power in Heroes Season3 do?

When Ando first gets his power, he touches Matt and Daphne who then have their power boosted many times in strength. It first seems his power is to "boost" others with powers. However later on in the ...
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Was Hiro replacing himself when he time traveled?

In Season 4, episode Acceptance. Hiro repeatedly tries to save a jumper who is on top of his building at work. he keeps coming back to the starting point (getting the call) and then going upstairs to ...
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Did Peter ever save that girl?

In the second season of Heroes, Peter ends up taking him and this girl into the future, where a virus has nearly wiped out the human race. He ends up coming back to present time, and ends up ...
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What power(s) did Hiro's father have?

I've been re-watching season one of Heroes. It seems like almost everyone initially introduced is the offspring of two people with powers. Hiro's mom was a healer, what powers did his dad have?
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What characters on Heroes have the ability to manipulate space and time?

In the show Heroes, there are a bunch of people who can do crazy things to space and time, including stopping it. With the large cast, it's hard to keep track of who can do what, but who has the ...