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Heroes (2006) (tv-series)

Postby Deth_Sux » Wed Oct 11, 2006 11:14 pm

Anyone here into Heroes?

Different characters are introduced as they find out their individual abilities, including a man who paints pictures of the future, a woman who sees a different side of her in the mirror, a teen-aged girl who can not die, a Japanese man who thinks he can alter the time/space continuum and a man running for congress, who has a brother that believes he can fly.

-imdb Heroes http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0759572/


and from what i can gather, its gonna be a short run and not an epic 50 years tv show like Lost.. it looks like new york is gonna get hit by a nuke soon (like a month in their time) so shit has to happen fast..

the girl who cant die has some gory shit happen to her, like spike to the back of the head, open chest on autopsy table stz.. kudos to the gore makers :D

if you havent seen it, see it. Worth a download, it'll probably take a billion years to reach tv down here 8)

DISCUSS with SPOILERS 8)
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Postby 7Steps » Thu Oct 12, 2006 12:06 am

This show sounds pretty good...

Will d-load!
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Postby Tacotistk » Thu Oct 12, 2006 12:10 am

good work on the spoilers for the third episode in your first post ;)

just watched it before... be interesting to see how it pans out...

Studio 60 still wins best new show.
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Postby geneterror » Thu Oct 12, 2006 6:15 am

Can't wait to watch this.

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Postby snuff » Thu Oct 12, 2006 2:31 pm

From BuddyTV.com:

Ensemble cast, serialized story-line, plot twists galore, sounds a little bit like LOST except for one thing: it’s starting to make sense.

After LOST achieved primetime success with its stealth-sci-fi model, every network, including its own, sought to replicate the formula. The following season was deluged with edgy sci-fi shows like Threshold, Surface, Invasion, ABC even dipped its foot in the horror waters with Night Stalker (and quickly pulled it back), yet not a single one of these shows grabbed numbers anywhere approximate to LOST. It seemed the first pass at replicating LOST’s success was a complete failure. Then, there was Prison Break.

When the stuffed shirts analyzed why Prison Break was attracting the same kind of crowd as LOST, it suddenly became clear. LOST wasn’t just a sci-fi show, it was a serialized drama; if anything it was the sci-fi-lite approach, almost denying itself entry into the genre, that made LOST so accessible to such a large viewing audience. To succeed, you needed the good serialized plot, ensemble cast, and a foot in reality, no matter how tenuous.

Another season later, the shows leaning more towards the straight up reality based serials, Vanishing and Kidnapped, are dropping like flies. Heroes, on the other hand, has seemed to nail the formula once and for all. Slowly unveiling a seeded threat amongst a tapestry of characters beginning to come to grips with their own special powers, Heroes retains the cornerstone of the LOST formula, the serialized plot, with what I consider to be the missing ingredient: well hidden sci-fi.

It is not even the credibility of the idea behind Heroes, that people could possess genes which would give them super powers, that matters. It’s all nonsense, just as much as any element of LOST. What sets these shows apart from the sci-fi is the realistic way the characters interact with these things. Characters in Heroes have the same reaction you would expect from any genuine living being. None of them are particularly qualified to be super Heroes. The result is a mix of angst, arrogance, fear, self loathing, confusion, and of course a little wonder. It is appropriate that the most prepared for hero status is Hiro, a fellow from Japan with the power to control time and space, temporarily. He is also the most child-like. His sense of destiny is more focused on being a comic effigy of himself; he is the innocence of the story. No doubt, he will eventually die a horrible death.

Formula, characterization, and charismatic cast aside, Heroes performance in the competitive Monday night prime time arena has been impressive. Heralded by many as the biggest hit of the season, Heroes has yet to pierce the Nielsen top ten but its staying power has positioned it for a slot in that canonizing list once the seasons cool-down period takes effect.

A lot of fans credit the success of Heroes directly to the fact that you really have a sense that the story is coming together, which is a polar opposite of LOST fans assessment of their program of choice. In this sense it is very possible that Heroes may not have just matched the LOST formula, but exceeded it.
I guess you really need to ask yourself... What Would Graeme Do?

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Postby snuff » Thu Oct 12, 2006 2:39 pm

Season 3 of The 4400 got really good towards the end, no word on when season 4 will start though.
I guess you really need to ask yourself... What Would Graeme Do?

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Postby Any Day Now » Thu Oct 12, 2006 2:41 pm

wow, fuck yeah. hahah here i was watching NCIS for the autopsys.


do you have both of these j (heroes and dexter)?

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Postby Deth_Sux » Thu Oct 12, 2006 11:55 pm

yeah sorry dude, spoiler city :lol:

on another note.. Sylars MAP

there were a bunch of other ppl pictured, wondered if they turn up in the big scheme of things ?
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Postby Grave Dancer » Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:14 pm

d/led the first three, but saw there was an episode 0?

is that like the pilot, and is it worth downloading and watching before i start on the series, does any one know?
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Postby Tacotistk » Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:20 pm

it's the original pilot. ep 1 and 2 = ep 0
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Postby Grave Dancer » Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:24 pm

so no point then.


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Postby Matt » Mon Oct 16, 2006 2:42 pm

Heroes got picked up last week for a full season, so no mid-season cancellation for that sucker!

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Postby Deth_Sux » Tue Oct 17, 2006 4:01 pm

Matt wrote:Heroes got picked up last week for a full season, so no mid-season cancellation for that sucker!


that's greeeat news! 8)
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Postby Deth_Sux » Wed Oct 18, 2006 4:17 pm

thanks j hahah :lol:

FUCK ANYONE CATCH EP 4

spoilers.





the ending with hiro as a badass FROM THE FUTURE WITH SWORD AND GOATEE AND PERFECT ENGLISH... fucking ace.... when the train stopped and all the people froze i was thinking.. hey hiro is in vegas who's freezing time? then it all made sense... obviously something fucks up in the future... man this is getting all Uncanny X-Men Cable/Bishop well not really but future timeline shit mixed with present = very cool

if you are on the fence about watching this show, i urge you to start now :P beats the shit out of lost..
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Postby outofkilter » Wed Oct 18, 2006 6:52 pm

i dig it lots! 4th episode was super rad.
Dawggggg!!1

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Postby Deth_Sux » Thu Oct 19, 2006 4:33 pm

phaedrus wrote:i think it's ok... but the characters seem even cheesier than lost (if that were possible) but i should actually watch it from the start before final judgement ;)


hahah superheroes and cheese go hand n' hand
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Postby geneterror » Fri Oct 20, 2006 11:45 am

So who's been a nerd and read the online comic here http://www.nbc.com/Heroes/novels/ that has more stuff that's not in the TV series?
It's good stuff!
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Postby jords » Fri Oct 20, 2006 1:31 pm

bloody awesome show i really want to know what the cheerleaders dad has got to do with all this. And his black lacky that saps powers. and how smoking is the cheerleader? love how she drove the car straight into the wall thats one way the get rid of a boy.

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Postby geneterror » Fri Oct 20, 2006 2:03 pm

Read the comic link I posted above it extends each episode...the boy is still alive.
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Postby Grave Dancer » Tue Oct 24, 2006 10:44 am

finally got to watching the eps - some terrible acting in there and some of the cheesiest scenes ever.

but fuck hiro rules :D

just make a series all about him, and future samurai hiro, fuck yeah

and that hot mum with the cool alter ego yah yah
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Postby jords » Tue Oct 24, 2006 11:01 am

cheerleader is smoking hot 1989 is legal right?

Looks to be a 3 bacl to back episodes this week in the states.

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Postby Deth_Sux » Tue Oct 24, 2006 11:46 am

oh nice with teh back 2 back eps!

hmm yeah ali larter is still smoking hot..
and even the girl with boy hair is pretty ace too 8)
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Postby Danny Morrissey » Tue Oct 24, 2006 1:22 pm

Chick out of Brick is unsane.

I want to put this show inside me.
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Postby snuff » Tue Oct 24, 2006 1:44 pm

Hiro looks cool as fuck when he freezes time on the train and appears, finally reppin his costume I guess...
I guess you really need to ask yourself... What Would Graeme Do?

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Postby jords » Tue Oct 24, 2006 1:50 pm

back to back eps are repeats.

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Postby snuff » Tue Oct 24, 2006 1:56 pm

No. Episode Air Date
1 Genesis 9/25/2006
2 Don't Look Back 10/2/2006
3 One Giant Leap 10/9/2006
4 Collision 10/16/2006

5 Hiros 10/23/2006
6 Better Halves 10/30/2006
7 Nothing To Lose 11/6/2006
I guess you really need to ask yourself... What Would Graeme Do?

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Postby Grave Dancer » Tue Oct 24, 2006 2:37 pm

snuff wrote:Hiro looks cool as fuck when he freezes time on the train and appears, finally reppin his costume I guess...


and all bilingual and shit... ooooo
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Postby snuff » Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:51 am

Yeah man that flying looked wicked as!
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Postby Grave Dancer » Wed Oct 25, 2006 11:20 am

wanna watch ep 5 tonight w00t
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Postby Deth_Sux » Wed Oct 25, 2006 4:57 pm

yeah flying was good, but like why did he just happen to turn up at that specific diner and why all of a sudden is he more laid back, is it because he got to mack on ali larter ? fair enuff really 8)

and its cool how peter's character is growing, he's pretty much invincible in a fight if he can mimick anyones powers, even syler i reckon...

it'll be cool to see nikki get into a fight with her ex haha hope they show that one full gore

and isaac the cliche crybaby artist needs to harden up do more drugs and pull more white eyes shit, that stuff rulz, wonder if he just needs to get 'high' and whether he can get high off other drugs and do the same thing..?

i want more hiro time bending shit also please and more cliche japanese punching air yelling exclamations :P
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