Hiros

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Original Air Date: October 23rd, 2006
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NBC Press Release

WHILE MATT FINDS MIND-READING GOOD FOR MARRIAGE, SEVERAL "HEROES" MUST FACE THE CONSEQUENCES OF TESTING THEIR UNIQUE ABILITIES OUT IN THE WORLD

Confused after losing track of another block of time, Niki finds the police on her doorstep, searching for her fugitive husband D.L. Hawkins. Claire confesses to her father. Hiro and his friend get jumped by some Vegas high-rollers. Peter receives a life-changing message from an unlikely source. Meanwhile, Matt secretly uses his mind-reading ability to anticipate his wife's needs. Dismayed by recent events, Suresh makes plans to return to India to lay both his father's remains and his research to rest.


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Symbol Sightings

  • Seen again on Hiro’s katana. It is printed in gold on both the front and the back of the handle.
  • Seen on the mysterious black man’s necklace (X’s 2). Once, when taking Nathan through the parking structure and once when confronting Brody in the hospital.
  • Seen on the bottom of the unfinished painting.

Episode Analysis

  • Nathan Petrelli apparently has more experience with his power of flight than he has been letting on.
  • Nathan fell for the blackmail setup pretty easily, considering that Linderman had "owned his father". Conversely, he quickly seized the moment and blackmailed the blackmailer for an additional 2 million dollars.
  • Claire isn't going to be able to hide her ability much longer, considering that she came of a horrendous crash without a mark on her.
  • Peter was able to paint the future without the use of drugs. This seems to indicate that Isaac could do the same. He is probably using his "limitation" to justify his addiction.
  • Matt still has difficulties controlling his abilities. He can be overwhelmed in crowded places by the "psychic noise".

Episode Re-cap

The future Hiro meets Peter on the subway and tells him that he can only stay a short while otherwise he would risk a rift. Hiro instructs Peter to go back to Isaac and find out the location where they need to meet.

HRG and the Mysterious man have captured Nathan and are taking him to an undisclosed location. When Mrs. Bennet calls HRG to tell him of Claire’s accident Nathan escapes. When they chase him down he flies straight up into the air sub-sonically and then races away in a sonic burst.

Niki1 is found lying in bed and does NOT have the symbol on her back. Niki2 has completed the task and her debt is now erased. Niki1 cannot believe it but is shown the video as proof.

Peter cannot convince Mohinder to go back to Isaac’s to “Save the Cheerleader” but instead goes by himself.

Hiro and Ando are thrown from a van into the outskirts of Las Vegas where they find the “Fly By Night” diner. After an argument Ando leaves and Hiro looking out the window sees Nathan Petrelli land in the parking lot of the diner.

In the meantime, Matt, using his newly homed ability makes a wonderful evening for his wife. Complete with porterhouse steaks, wine, music and romance.

Hiro tells Nathan that he too has special powers and tells him that he can bend time. He also tells him that New York explodes and that Nathan wins the election by a landslide.

HRG hears from Claire that Brody tried to rape her and that this isn’t the first time he’s done it. HRG has a polite talk with Brody, throttles him and then has the mysterious man wipe his entire mind free of memory.

Peter sets up Isaac’s paintings like the panels to a comic book and sees that an unfinished painting needs to be completed. Isaac wants money for drugs to finish it but Peter looks at the painting and determines that he can finish it himself. His eyes cloud over and he completes the painting. Claire, lying in a pool of blood, with her skull top missing and blood everywhere while the silhouette of a man looks over her body.

When Niki comes home a houseful of policeman are there waiting. They are very interested in D.L. as he has escaped custody. Niki asks for protection and the policemen get set to spring a trap. When someone comes in the back door the police et there trap only to catch Ando visiting Niki. He tells her that he thought she could help and that he found her information on “Whois” lookup. The police let Ando go.

Later, D.L. phases into Niki’s house.

Ando finds Hiro in the parking structure of the casino and asks him if they should try calling the painter again. When they do Peter answers the phone and tells them that he has a message for them…

Trivia

  • In the opening monologue Mohinder says, “When a change comes, some species feel the urge to migrate. They call it zugunruhe. A pull of the soul to a far-off place. Following a scent in the wind, a star in the sky. The ancient message comes, calling the kindred to take flight and gather together. Only then can they hope to survive the cruel season to come.
  • When Hiro stops time on the subway and Peter scans the crowd Hiro can be seen standing and reading a newspaper.
  • Hiro’s message to Peter is “Save The Cheerleader, Save The World!”
  • The subway car number is 2012.
  • When HRG and MBG corner Nathan in the parking lot the billboard in the background is an advertisement for the Montecito Casino.
  • Ando and Hiro are thrown out of a two tone brown Ford van with Nevada license plate # 295-ISX (?)
  • The sign outside the diner reads: “GOOD FOOD – HAVE A NICE DAY”
  • While Hiro and Ando are sitting at the diner Hiro talks about using “The Dark Side” a reference to Star Wars.
  • The name of the restaurant on the outskirts of Las Vegas is the “Fly By Night Diner” The waitresses t-shirt says it is in Lake Mead, Nevada.
  • Matt orders two Porterhouse steaks medium rare and one of every side from
  • After Nathan gives Hiro a ride back to the casino Hiro emerges from the limo wearing a “Vote Petrelli” campaign button.
  • Nathan says, “Vote Early, And Often” jokingly to Hiro. This is a reference often attributed to Chicago Mayor Richard Daley but was actually said by Al Capone.
  • The band Lula is seen on the billboard of a taxi (this may be a fictional band.)
  • Hiro says to Nathan, “Up, up and away!” which is a reference to Superman.
  • A lighted billboard in the parking structure says, “King Chory - In The Lounge” This may be a fictional performer.
  • A second lighted billboard in the parking structure says, “Illuminate.”
  • Matt purchases a bottle of a Shirah from Sonoma Valley and Porterhouse steaks from Mickeys.
  • Peter’s eyes turn white when he finishes the painting started by Isaac much like Isaac’s do when he is painting the future. This same thing happened to Claire when she was dead.
  • A policeman tells Niki that D.L. “pulled a Houdini, slipped out of his cuffs” This is in reference to Harry Houdini (Ehrich Weiss) probably the most famous escape artist in history.
  • The would-be thief at the convenience store has the words, “Legendary One” tattooed to his neck.
  • Ando's screen name is “HuggerZ69” which is an Internet and forum board reference. Niki calls him “Hugger Z from Japan.”
  • Ando tells Niki that he found her through “Whois Database” and website tracking service.



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