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Heroes ***spoilers***
« on: October 11, 2006, 04:52:05 PM »
I didn't want to get sucked into this show, but it's pretty good and I find myself getting caught up in it. The characters are interesting (except for Ali Larter's single Mom), and the story is pretty cool and well-written. The Japanese guy completely runs away with the show, and I admire them for having the guts to run all of his segments entirely in Japanese with subtitles.

The thing that got me really hooked, though, were the endings. I missed the first episode and only saw portions of the second, but then at the end we watched a huge nuclear explosion destroy New York, and we learned (thanks to some time travel shenanigans) that they have three or four weeks to stop it. Very unexpected, very ambitious, and very cool. The third episode ending was possibly even better, as the cheerleader with super Wolverine regeneration powers was assumed dead, and woke up during her own open-chest autopsy. The show has guts, I'll give them that. I'm very interested to see where it goes.
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Re: Heroes
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2006, 05:06:47 PM »
I've been enjoying the show as well. I've noticed that since Lost (maybe before, but I've mostly noticed since Lost), that shows are trying to incorporate more plot lines that are mysterious: Jericho, Heroes, Six Degrees, and I'm sure more. I was even watching a new comedy that introduced a mysterious element.

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Re: Heroes
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2006, 06:22:23 PM »
Hooray. This show is fun and interesting and full of strange "whats gonna happen next?" moments.

It also reminds me, to a degree, of my friend who is always running a game of something.

I can't wait to see where it heads.
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Re: Heroes
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2006, 07:02:46 PM »
I'm liking this show. I do agree that the Japannese guy, Hiro, is the best character so far. Some of the other characters have promise if they become more multi-faceted.

It does seem like this is going to be a cliff-hanger show. You can tell that they are deliberately holding back stuff to build tension.

Of the new shows this season, this is the show that has caught my attention. I watched the pilots for some of the other show, most of them haven't caught my interest.

I'm just glad shows like "Lost" are replacing reality TV.
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Re: Heroes
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2006, 05:22:55 AM »
I'm really liking it. My favourite characters are the cop and the single mom, so far. Normal people with scary powers. Though Hiro is pure comedy gold, of course.

Is the black chick in NYC the same lass who played Zoe from Firefly?
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Re: Heroes
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2006, 11:42:54 AM »
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Is the black chick in NYC the same lass who played Zoe from Firefly?


No, I'm certain she isn't.

I'm enjoying the show, too.
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Re: Heroes
« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2006, 01:11:15 PM »
I know that ABC shows old episodes of Lost, and I looked on NBC to see if they do this as well, but they only show the most recent episode.  How can I (legally!) watch old episodes of Hero?
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Re: Heroes
« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2006, 01:21:45 PM »
Hero repeats on both Sci-fi and USA networks.  Also I think NBC is putting some episodes up on their website for free (with commercials).
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Re: Heroes
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2006, 02:22:21 PM »
They had been replaying them on Saturday nights. Not sure if they're still doing it.
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Re: Heroes
« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2006, 04:13:26 PM »
Episodes 2 & 3 are available for purchase on iTunes.  (Episode 1 is not, although it may still be available for free from iTunes if you can find one of the elusive promo cards with an unused PIN.)

I have all the episodes on Tivo, and with TivoToGo I can burn them to DVD.
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Re: Heroes
« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2006, 05:08:56 PM »
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Re: Heroes
« Reply #11 on: October 12, 2006, 06:57:10 PM »
Zoe from Firefly is currently on the Fox show Standoff, playing some kind of FBI administrator.
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Re: Heroes
« Reply #12 on: October 12, 2006, 06:59:58 PM »
That was kind of a random jump.
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« Reply #13 on: October 12, 2006, 07:17:29 PM »
Random? Not entirely. Huge leap, probably.
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Re: Heroes
« Reply #14 on: October 12, 2006, 08:23:09 PM »
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