OTHER SCIENCE FICTION SERIES

Heroes, Heroes, Heroes... II

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Monday, May 7, 2007 4:25 PM

HEWHOKICKSALOT

It takes all kinds to make the world go ‘round. Unfortunately, some are pedaling in the wrong direction...


Ssssoooo... Mom, my hands are glowing! Is that bad?

We finally get to meet the dysfunctional mom of Sylar. No wonder he's a little off. Speaking of moms, how could we leave out Mrs. Pitrelli? Grooming her son to be the new leader of the free world at such a horrible expense...

So, think Claire will cap Peter? So many plot twists, so little time...


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Monday, May 7, 2007 4:34 PM

DEEPGIRL187


Things are really coming together. It looks like Hiro's dad is definitely falling on the side of bad, based on the previews for next week. And for that matter, Peter and Nathan's mom as well. The parents of the heroes seem to be apart of some kind of secret society or something. I wonder if they'll reveal the backstory behind this now, or in the next season.

It seems they're setting up Peter to die. It's a damn shame too; he's one of my favorite characters.

And is it just me, or can Claire be kind of whiny at times? Yeah, your life sucks and all, but get a move on it already. The world's a-endin'.

Am I the only one who noticed that Sylar's mom was the woman who played Audrey in the remake of Little Shop Of Horrors? Just had to point that one out.

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Monday, May 7, 2007 4:56 PM

FINN MAC CUMHAL


Claire’s always been a little bit whiny.

I was thinking that Peter was growing too powerful. At this point, Peter’s abilities are more then a match for Sylar, and unlike Sylar, Peter’s power can expand automatically with little effort of his own. I’ve been thinking that they will eventually have to kill Peter, or in some way remove him from the scene.




Nihil est incertius vulgo, nihil obscurius voluntate hominum, nihil fallacius ratione tota comitiorum.

Nothing is more unpredictable than the mob, nothing more obscure than public opinion, nothing more deceptive than the whole political system.

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Monday, May 7, 2007 9:55 PM

SINGATE


Evidently Linderman, Ma Petrelli, and Pa Nakamura have some kind of unified vision of the future which requires the explosion to occur. In their future Nathan somehow unites the country and later the world, moving towards some sort of global enlightenment. The wrench in their plan seems to be Sylar. Obviously Linderman is the one who stopped Bennet from killing him while he was in captivity. He must have viewed Sylar as a necessary evil helping to move the plan forward. The problem being that Sylar has something of a conscious what with his not wanting to cause the deaths of untold millions. With the death of his mother he seems to have lost the rest of his humanity. Now it looks as though he wants the explosion to take place in order to facilitate his rise to power, becoming president to make his deceased mother proud.

The whole 180 by Sylar seemed quite abrubt. Granted he was shocked to find out he may be responsible for a nuclear explosion but I just can't see him being that concerned. If he really believes in survival of the fittest then killing the weak should not be a problem. Having him visit mommy ended up being more important than I would have believed. We finally see what has been driving him all this time. The idea that he would go back to repairing watches if she told him it was alright is fascinating.

Once again Hiro demonstates what it is to be a hero. He has all the evidence in the world as to why Sylar needs to be stopped but will not kill someone because it goes against his code. He reminded me so much of comic book Spiderman with his refusal to kill in this episode. Did his concentraion falter while during the time stop or did Sylar somehow break free?

All those folks at Linderman's complex are looking like fish in a barrel. If last week's episode is any indication then Candice, Ted, and DL may be receiving brain surgery sometime during the next two episodes.



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Tuesday, May 8, 2007 1:09 AM

BROWNCOAT1

May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one.


Another excellent episode!

Yes, it would appear that Mrs Petrelli is part of the Linderman group and their view of the explosion being a catalyst for some sort of shift in power & a new world dawning scenario. I honestly don't think it is as simple as the whole world comes together to put the pieces back together. I think that Linderman and his allies are looking to make some sort of power play by setting Nathan up to be a puppet president. No doubt they have some sort of New World Order mindset with themselves set up as a new shadow government.

Sylar's turn around when he discovers he may be the person responsible seemed a bit off. He has shown no compunction about killing before, but his little speech to Mohinder about it being taking powers from "those that don't deserve them" might explain his change of heart. I liked seeing him revert to his original look to go visit his mother. Of course that didn't turn out so good as mommie dearest winds up with a pair of shears to the heart.

I sure wish Hiro would have killed him, Sylar definitely needs killing, but I suppose that is not in the plot at least until the beginning of next season. I understand Hiro's hesitation to a point, but with millions of lives on the line? Suck it up dude and skewer the guy already. And what happened to the sword? I guess they are saying the extreme cold made it fragile enough to break? Poor Hiro just can't seem to keep that sword very long. I do think from next weeks sneak peek that he is going to have his father fix it for him.

I kind of like the Peter/Claire dynamic, but I agree that Claire is coming off a bit whiny. Need to keep in mind she is a teenager whose whole life is out of her control and she is being thrust into the adult world and world shattering events without the benefit of experience or wisdom. I guess any teen would be whiny about it.

I don't think they are going to kill Peter off. He seems pivotal to the story. I think that at least one or two will die in NYC during the finale for this season and into the opener next season, but I don't think Peter will be one of them due to his having absorbed Claire's healing ability. I think Peter will get his new power aquired from Ted under control with the help of Bennett and the others before Claire having to kill him becomes a real option.

Can't wait for next week!

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Tuesday, May 8, 2007 3:48 AM

REGINAROADIE


Hey

Loved last night's episode. Agree with everything else everyone's saying.

Three things I loved.

I loved how Sylar tried to make his Mom happy with his freezing power, but only ended up making thing's worse.

I love how Micah tries to escape but keeps coming back into the same room and the reveal of Candice. And extra points go to the Woody Woodpecker cartoon as subtext.

And Hiro at the beginning of the episode. "DON'T WORRY, NEW YORK...WEEE WILL SAAAVE YOOOUUUUU!!!" Hiro overexcited about his powers always brings a smile to me.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2007 5:02 AM

DEEPGIRL187


Actually, I think Sylar's reaction makes sense. If you think about it, Sylar is bascially a serial killer. Serial killers have a certain kind of victim they prey after, and more importantly, a specific reason for preying on those victims. Without those reasons, their whole mental schema for killing starts to break up. At least, that's how I see things.

And on a basic level, if they didn't give Sylar's character more dimensions, he'd be no better than a two-bit, power-hungry madman. Heroes is a bit above such shallow characters (yes, I know that sounds really snobbish ).

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Tuesday, May 8, 2007 5:19 AM

HEWHOKICKSALOT

It takes all kinds to make the world go ‘round. Unfortunately, some are pedaling in the wrong direction...


I must say, Hiro is my favorite. His undying idealism is a truly bright spot in the show. I hope he doesn't lose that entirely as events unfold.

I also like how Peter's resolve is so resolute. He is unwavering in his devotion to saving the world, a wonderful counterpoint to Sylar's unwavering need for greater power.

As for poor Claire, well, it is a lot to ask of a 15/16 year old to shoot her newest friend and savior. What started out as a secret fun experiment has turned into something not so fun.

What exactly is the agenda of Hiro's dad/Linderman/Ma Pitrelli? That will hopefully come to light soon.

I was especially touched by Mohinder's new relationship with Molly was her name, I think? Glad to see Mohinder back to his good doctor ways. Hope they're not corrupted by the Paper Factory fellas. His blood was the cure? Nice twist. Didn't see that coming with the "cure was found a few months after my sister died," comment.

Absolutely love this show. Can't miss it.







Rob O.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2007 5:38 AM

FINN MAC CUMHAL


Quote:

Originally posted by deepgirl187:
And on a basic level, if they didn't give Sylar's character more dimensions, he'd be no better than a two-bit, power-hungry madman. Heroes is a bit above such shallow characters (yes, I know that sounds really snobbish ).

I don’t think its snobbish, we should expect that the main characters are well rounded. And Sylar’s social Darwinist psycho bit will only go so far without perspective. I also don’t think Sylar’s concern after discovering that he might kill millions of people was misplaced. I would have been disappointed if he was depicted as being so flat. As you stated even serial killers have “reasons” for why they do things, even if those reasons are meaningful only to them. I think it was an interesting contrast between, Sylar, a man who murders people in cold blood, yet finds the idea of killing millions of people without concern for his reasons distasteful, and those people who seem perfectly okay with the concept of killing millions yet would never think of killing a single innocent life. There is a distinction drawn, however thin it may be, between homicide and democide.



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Nothing is more unpredictable than the mob, nothing more obscure than public opinion, nothing more deceptive than the whole political system.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2007 9:06 AM

STEGASAURUS


Am I the only one who caught the fact that our "wonderful" Mr. Bennet was bringing Ted to kill Molly?

Bennet knew there was a different system in place than the tags. Molly was brought in when Bennet was still a frim member of the "team".

I'm beginning to not like HRG again. Molly was incredibly adoreable, and he's bringing the caveman to bash her.

I don't think Molly could be any sweeter if you dumped a pund of sugar on her. lol

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Tuesday, May 8, 2007 9:28 AM

CYBERSNARK


Bennet might not have known the specifics. Just that "there's a new tracking system in place. Codename: Walker." Or maybe he knows there's a mutant involved, but doesn't know it's a child.

It should be obvious that Bennet's boss wasn't givving him the whole story.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2007 10:05 AM

FINN MAC CUMHAL


Quote:

Originally posted by Stegasaurus:
Am I the only one who caught the fact that our "wonderful" Mr. Bennet was bringing Ted to kill Molly?

Bennet knew there was a different system in place than the tags. Molly was brought in when Bennet was still a frim member of the "team".

I'm beginning to not like HRG again. Molly was incredibly adoreable, and he's bringing the caveman to bash her.

What is it with you people and hating Bennett? There’s no way of knowing how much Bennett knew at this point. Come on, he took a bullet for his daughter. He’s a good guy. For all we know, if he knows anything at all about Molly, he’s going to adopt her. It’s not like it would be the first time.

Although, on the other hand, Bennett’s one and only concern seems to be the safety of his family, and he’s willing to go to some pretty hefty extremes to that end. How much further will he go? It’s a quandary.
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I don't think Molly could be any sweeter if you dumped a pund of sugar on her. lol

Yep, she’s a adorable.



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Tuesday, May 8, 2007 10:52 AM

STEGASAURUS


Oh! Something else!

Anyone else here considered that G-ma Patrelli is in so thick with Linderman that she's not really taking Claire to Paris?

Oh, and btw, I don't really hate Bennet. I'm just getting myself worked up in case I'm right.

It's not a far stretch for me to think that he will go to the ends of the Earth to protect "his own" (which makes him a WONDERFUL dad, IMO), but doesn't give a rat's behind for any other mutants along the way. (For crying out loud! He shot Claude! 3 TIMES!)

I'm just sayin'....

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Tuesday, May 8, 2007 4:41 PM

FINN MAC CUMHAL


Quote:

Originally posted by Stegasaurus:
Oh! Something else!

Anyone else here considered that G-ma Patrelli is in so thick with Linderman that she's not really taking Claire to Paris?

I have no idea why so many people love Claire so much, I mean a part from that she’s hot, but that doesn’t explain it all. Okay, her father, I get. Father’s will go to the end of the planet for a daughter, I saw that coming way early. Peter’s got some kind of marginally illegal thing for her; that I understand too. But then there’s the Haitian that seemed so gung ho for protecting Claire, before we knew that Mr. Bennett wasn’t so bad. And since we see the Haitian in the future on the side of evil, we can assume his past actions might not have been as altruistic as suspected. And now there’s Ma Patrelli, who turns out to be a little less then philanthropic herself. Yet they all love Claire. What gives?
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It's not a far stretch for me to think that he will go to the ends of the Earth to protect "his own" (which makes him a WONDERFUL dad, IMO), but doesn't give a rat's behind for any other mutants along the way. (For crying out loud! He shot Claude! 3 TIMES!)

I'm just sayin'....

Yeah, but Claude got better. Clearly, Bennett has done things that he regrets, he said as much. And I have no illusions that crossing Bennett where his family is concerned is a bad place to be. Maybe he will do Molly in, I don’t know. He might before he lets someone else do Claire in. But as twisted as it might sound, I can appreciate that kind of insanity. I don't know if I'd go along with it, but if it were my daughter, I don't know that I wouldn't think about it. I’m not sure I’m on the same wave with Ma Patrellii and her new knack for genocide, though.



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Nothing is more unpredictable than the mob, nothing more obscure than public opinion, nothing more deceptive than the whole political system.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2007 5:06 AM

BROWNCOAT1

May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one.


Quote:

Originally posted by Cybersnark:
Bennet might not have known the specifics. Just that "there's a new tracking system in place. Codename: Walker." Or maybe he knows there's a mutant involved, but doesn't know it's a child.

It should be obvious that Bennet's boss wasn't givving him the whole story.




That's the way I see it. Bennett was kept in the dark on specifics by his boss, so he does not know that the new tracking system is actually a child. He may suspect or even know that it is a human w/ powers, but I doubt he knows it is a young girl.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:36 AM

PDCHARLES

What happened? He see your face?


Nice points guys...

Maybe I am a DA, but I just realized that Molly is the girl that Matt saved early on in the series, hiding under the stairwell. (well, maybe). Only to have Thompson tell Suresh that "they" got to her and that's what "they" do. Protect special people.

I agree that Bennett has no clue that the tracking system is Molly. Going to be one of those hard decisions that has to be made quickly. Now Ted, on the other hand, may not care that it is a lil' girl or not.

I wonder what Micah's role in all this is going to be?


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Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:55 AM

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I wonder what Micah's role in all this is going to be?



Micah is going to make sure Nathan wins the election.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2007 9:59 AM

PDCHARLES

What happened? He see your face?


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Quote:

Originally posted by pdcharles:

I wonder what Micah's role in all this is going to be?



Micah is going to make sure Nathan wins the election.



Ahhhhhh.... U da man/woman/child!


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Wednesday, May 9, 2007 10:06 AM

DRACONUS


Man, I love this show. I think one of the best things it has going for it is that you never really know who's on what side (except maybe Sylar). And there are just so many possibilities, that it's hard to guess what's going to happen next.

As far as Claire is concerened, yes, she's whiny, but she's a teenager, so it's forgivable.

The reason they couldn't kill Sylar was becuase they needed someone to be the bomb, or at least a bad guy to take the fall.

And I really have no idea where the Linderman group is trying to take things. And also, do they all have powers, or is it just a group of politically powerful people? Cause I keep waiting to see Mrs. Petrelli show us what she can do.

Also, something to consider. We know that this is genetics, and that the mutation passes from parent to child. So what about Nathan's kids? I wonder if they're going to start showing anytime soon.


May you have enough.

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Thursday, May 10, 2007 5:24 AM

STEGASAURUS


I'm wondering if one of Linderman's bargaining chips is healing Nathan's wife?

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Thursday, May 10, 2007 1:08 PM

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Quote:

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Also, something to consider. We know that this is genetics, and that the mutation passes from parent to child. So what about Nathan's kids?



You mean like...Claire? It's probably a recessive gene, like red hair, so that it rarely shows up unless both parents are mutated. Though that leaves the question of the odds of having 2 empowered children like the Petrellies(sp?) did, though perhaps Lindermann had something to do with that.

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Monday, May 14, 2007 6:10 PM

STOWEAWAY


Quote:

Originally posted by Stegasaurus:
I'm wondering if one of Linderman's bargaining chips is healing Nathan's wife?



Well, now we know the answer to that question.

OMFG! That episode was AWESOME!
Best line: Didn't I throw you out a window?
Best moment: Bennett dispatching his former boss without blinking an eye
Bennett's hit was better than DL taking out Linderman -- even though Bennett didn't use any powers.
Gives you a good idea of his resolve to protect Claire.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2007 1:11 AM

BROWNCOAT1

May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one.


"What am I thinking right now?"

Bennett: "Your last thought!"

Damn! He capped dude twice in the head. Guess he had to be sure. LOL!

Another great episode! I figured Linderman would heal Nathan's wife to tie Nathan more tightly to him and to bring her around since she obviously dislikes him. Of course we don't have to worry about Linderman anymore thanks to DL.

I don't understand why DL didn't simply grab Nikki and phase allowing Linderman's bullet to pass harmlessly through them. Guess he simply reacted and didn't think to use his power in that way. It may cost him now. Of course he get props for smoking Linderman.

Poor Ted. Why didn't he try to use his power or something to at least fight Sylar. Did the FBI dope him up or something? The only thing more scary than Ted with his power is Sylar with that same ability.

I was a bit let down by the beginning with Peter telling Claire to cap him, then a couple of seconds later "No. Wait. I'm good." It seemed lame and bit anticlimatic. Wouldn't it have been better if Bennett talked him down? Talked Peter through getting the power under control? The way the wrote it it came across as weak.

Dug Hiro's interaction with his father. So, his dad seems to be a good guy who has been grooming Hiro to play his part? Interesting how he taught Hiro kendo in so short a time. His lesson on being willing to sacrifice himself to complete his mission was interesting. I so hope Ando doesn't get killed. What was he thinking going after Sylar alone with a sword?

Next week is going to rock!

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Tuesday, May 15, 2007 6:04 AM

DEEPGIRL187


Quote:

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Dug Hiro's interaction with his father. So, his dad seems to be a good guy who has been grooming Hiro to play his part? Interesting how he taught Hiro kendo in so short a time. His lesson on being willing to sacrifice himself to complete his mission was interesting. I so hope Ando doesn't get killed. What was he thinking going after Sylar alone with a sword?



I dunno. I think Papa Nakamura is still serving the ends of the Powers That Be. Sylar is too much of a wild card to be allowed to live, so I think that they're using Hiro to take care of the situation. It seems to me that Ando going after Sylar was just bait for Hiro.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2007 7:29 AM

SINGATE


For the first time I can remember I was actually on board with Bennet. Seeing him smoke his boss was outstanding. Then he went and reaffirmed all the misgivings I've had by pointing the gun at Molly. I know everyone is going to say "he'll do anything to protect his daughter" that still doesn't excuse his dubious behavior. I am really hoping Mohinder caps his ass but from the preview it looks as though Parkman will be the one taking a bullet.

Although it was inevitable I was sorry to see Ted go. Would have been nice to see someone go out fighting for a change but he seemed a little woozy after the accident, not to mention he was suspended upside down.

During Peter's near blow up I actually expected Ted to step in and talk him down. It's hard to believe he was able to control that particular power so quickly given what we know Ted went through in the beginning.

As someone else posted I really thought Linderman was going to lord the healing thing over Nathan. It was quite a surprise to see him give it up for free. I had feeling he was going to die especially with the way he was taunting Jessica and DL. I thought she was going to snap him in half, to my surprise DL stepped up and did a splendid job of resolving the matter.

Looking at the preview it appears Sylar and Peter will have their ultimate showdown. If Sylar takes Candace's ability he could pull a switch making anyone else see them as the other. This could explain why Hiro stabs 'Sylar' but he survives.

George Takei has done such a great job in his role. It does appear that he is the good guy in all of this. I guess Ando really believed Hiro had given into his father's wishes. Remember, it was established early that to be a hero one does not need powers. By trying to take out Sylar himself he is proving this to be true, unfortunately he doesn't stand a chance.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2007 9:03 AM

FINN MAC CUMHAL


Yeah Peter suddenly getting control of his newfound flamy powers after what was made of him exploding was a bit anticlimactic. It may have been bad writing, which is what I originally thought, but after thinking about it for a while, I’ve decided that it could have been intentional; it may have simply been the logical result. After all, Peter hasn’t really demonstrated an inability to control the intensity of his powers. Quite the opposite in fact, Peter has had trouble evoking his powers, so why should we expect that he would lose control in this case? Just because Peter hallucinated that he would or because Isaac painted a fuzzy picture of man blowing up, Peter and Claire somehow decided that he was the cause of it, but these things do not logically follow necessarily. Now granted that is generally a bit complex for television writing, but I’ll give them the benefit of the doubt for now.

The way I see it, Bennett plays it real. He’s not a slave to sympathy or sensibilities. That’s why he capped Thompson without as much as a blink. How many times has the “good” buy ended up letting the “bad” guy go because the “good” didn’t have the balls to do what was needed to be done? Oh yeah, Hiro? But these are lessons Bennett has already learned. Does that make him a bad guy? I say no. I say that it makes a better Hero then Hiro. And now Bennett is holding a gun on Molly. This is offensive to modern sensibilities only because modern sensibilities are dumb. So we assume that he’s a bad guy because why? Because Molly is adorable and it’s heart wrenching to see her afraid? Okay, under normal circumstances, that would be tantamount to child abuse, but these are not normal circumstances, and it doesn’t follow from this that Bennett is a bad guy. That’s what is meant by being a slave to sympathy. The way I see it Bennett knows that Suresh is likely to be persuaded by his sympathy instead of by logic, and so Suresh will lower his gun first. And yes Molly is caught in the middle, and that is sad, but that’s not Bennett’s fault and neither is it Suresh’s. That fault lies on the dude whose brains were recently scrambled in the hall.

Also, will someone please explain to Pasdar that you do not fasten the bottom button on a two button suit? He looks like a goofball!



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Nothing is more unpredictable than the mob, nothing more obscure than public opinion, nothing more deceptive than the whole political system.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2007 10:59 AM

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Although it was inevitable I was sorry to see Ted go. Would have been nice to see someone go out fighting for a change but he seemed a little woozy after the accident, not to mention he was suspended upside down.



When I first heard Ted crying for help, I could not help but remember Will Farrell's character in Austin Powers:

"Can somebody help me? I seem to be very very hurt here..." heh heh

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Tuesday, May 15, 2007 11:16 AM

FREDGIBLET


Here's my question why was Linderman acting so stupid towards DL and Nikki? Wouldn't have made a lot more sense to just take them to Micah and be done with it? Or even tell them "well that's a problem, see he's already on his way back to Vegas" and then sending them back with some money? Why the taunting? It just doesn't make sense.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2007 12:56 PM

FINN MAC CUMHAL


I got the impression that this is what Linderman does. He’s a manipulative pathological liar, and he probably never had any intent of giving Micah back. I think, Jessica figured that out, which is why she channeled Nikki at the end. And of course, DL always knew it.




Nihil est incertius vulgo, nihil obscurius voluntate hominum, nihil fallacius ratione tota comitiorum.

Nothing is more unpredictable than the mob, nothing more obscure than public opinion, nothing more deceptive than the whole political system.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2007 1:11 PM

PDCHARLES

What happened? He see your face?


Quote:

Originally posted by fredgiblet:
Here's my question why was Linderman acting so stupid towards DL and Nikki? Wouldn't have made a lot more sense to just take them to Micah and be done with it? Or even tell them "well that's a problem, see he's already on his way back to Vegas" and then sending them back with some money? Why the taunting? It just doesn't make sense.



Maybe its the whole "grand scheme" thing. Linderman always knew he would die on that day. ...and with all he collected, maybe even how.

Or

He just thought Jessica wouldn't fail him. Afterall, she shot DL before. Micah would have been a huge asset to him.


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Tuesday, May 15, 2007 1:42 PM

HEWHOKICKSALOT

It takes all kinds to make the world go ‘round. Unfortunately, some are pedaling in the wrong direction...


Poor Parkman. For a reader, he spends an awful lot of time on his ass, knocked out. I guess Suresh is a quiet thinker...

As for Linderman, I think perhaps he made his first mistake and underestimated Nikki. She's finally able to push Jessica out of the way. Or, perhaps Linderman can self-heal...

And now I'm very curious what our favorite shape-shifter really looks like. Perhaps we'll see some time.

I believe Peter learned a lot from Mr. Invisible regarding his self-control. It took him a few seconds to get the ability under control. Once that happened, it seemed inevitible that Sylar kill Ted. And I was just starting to like him...

I'm still curious as to Mr. Nakamura's intentions. He seems to want to teach Hiro how to eliminate the threat, but what threat exactly? He hasn't named their enemy. We know Peter ends up with a nasty scar. Is it perhaps caused by Hiro's "ancient Samurai sword?" As for Hiro learning Kendo so quickly, well, the world needs saving and no one's more determined than our plucky little Samurai-in-training.

Will Bennet kill Molly? Doubt it. He'll see his own daughter in her, blessed and cursed with an extraordinary ability. Not her fault. The ends don't always justify the means. His old boss had to go, though, if only to wipe that smug little grin off his face. (Hey, I'm still and Eric Roberts fan. He was perfect for the role) Oh, and I'm very glad to see Suresh taking the offensive.

I hate season finales. They're usually awesome episodes with mind-torturing cliff-hangers.



Rob O.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2007 2:57 PM

CYBERSNARK


Technically, all Bennet needs to do to shut down "the Walker system" is to take Molly out of there.

Plus, there'd be the added irony of the Agency simply not being able to find the thing that helps them find people.

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We applied the cortical electrodes but were unable to get a neural reaction from either patient.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2007 9:31 PM

INSIGHT SPINNER


Quote:

Originally posted by Cybersnark:
Technically, all Bennet needs to do to shut down "the Walker system" is to take Molly out of there.

Plus, there'd be the added irony of the Agency simply not being able to find the thing that helps them find people.

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We applied the cortical electrodes but were unable to get a neural reaction from either patient.


It was an awesome episode! You are exactly right about Molly.

I know nobody knows who the heck I am, (although I remember you, Cyber, and some other names) but I came visiting my fav browncoat site out of nostalgia (it's been over a year, probably) and got hooked by my latest fav show discussion.

I'm in agreement on what I've read regarding Sylar needing to be cut down.

Still trying to puzzle out Ma Petrelli's power.

Maybe Nakamura's power is to impart samurai expertise in an afternoon. That would be an awesome power.

Suresh has redeemed himself for his series of "bad calls".

Peter (missing sexy future Peter, btw) got control of the power quickly, but then so did Sylar. Could have something to do with accumulating multiple talent.

& I loved DL and Jess/Nik showing their united front. We say DL in the previews...did he gain healing from Linderman?

Heroes trivia: it cracks me up that Claire's portrayer shares with our own Nathan Fillion having been on the soap One Life to Live.

Well, thanks for letting me pop in and share, Browncoats.

insight spinner
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Friday, May 18, 2007 8:53 PM

SINGATE


Just wanted to give this a bump to let anyone who is interested know that Sci-Fi is running a Heroes marathon today(5/19) of every episode so far(22, but who's counting?). For anyone who has missed it this is your chance to get on board, for the rest of us it is simply a chance to relive the greatness until the DVD release.

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