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Heroes "Powerless" OAD:12-3-2007

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by bdowell, Dec 3, 2007.

  1. Dec 3, 2007 #1 of 56

    bdowell Icon

    Mar 4, 2003
    Decent ending for the season.

    I knew Nathan was toast though, well before it happened. Stupid commercials and promos on NBC tipped that 2 Heroes wouldn't survive. How nice of them to give that info away :mad:

    Nikki being gone was no fun either, but then again what else what they do with her character!?!

    Sylar back as a villian. Ugh. Enough with that maniac already.

    Big props to Hiro for the buried alive thing with Adam. I figured he might take Adam about 2000 years into the future, but I guess not. (Either there, or back to Dinosaur days to leave him trapped back there....)
  2. Dec 3, 2007 #2 of 56

    Grydlok Icon

    Mar 31, 2007
    I like what Hiro did to Adam. You can live forever trapped in a coffin.
  3. Dec 3, 2007 #3 of 56

    STEVEN-H Member

    Jan 18, 2007
    Louisville, KY
    Here in Louisville it was broadcast in SD with a craw saying that due to weather in NY there would be no HD tonight. Any other area of the country affected in this way?
  4. Dec 3, 2007 #4 of 56

    Grydlok Icon

    Mar 31, 2007
    Nope, It was on in HD in my Market.
  5. Dec 3, 2007 #5 of 56

    RobertE New Member

    Jun 9, 2006
    Ah, but with enough time, he can dig his way out. Would have been better to take him waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay back in time and let a T-Rex eat him, or way in the future.
  6. Dec 3, 2007 #6 of 56

    bdowell Icon

    Mar 4, 2003
    Actually I hadn't thought about it before but that might have been a nod to the series finale for Alias. I don't want to spoil that series, but if you've seen it you might be able to link the two together, and with 'Adam' having been in Alias, well.... :D
  7. Dec 3, 2007 #7 of 56

    Drew2k New Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    I didn't know who would die, so it was a nice surprise to see Nikki go, but I was a little sad about Nathan.

    This wasn't explaained but I assume that even though Nathan won the election, he "lost his seat" (as he said) because of his injuries and he was recuperating (prior to Adam healing him)?
  8. Dec 3, 2007 #8 of 56

    Drew2k New Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    Yup, but very painfully! Adam can dig and claw his way out, but he'd have to keep stopping to regenerate his fingernails!
  9. Dec 3, 2007 #9 of 56

    Drew2k New Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    So what did Hiro do with the body that was originally in the coffin? Didn't look like Adam was reposing on top of somebody. (Ick. Eternity with a rotting corpse.)

    It sure looked like Hiro's father's funeral, but would Hiro put Adam in the same coffin as his father? Hmmm ...
  10. gpg

    gpg Well-Known Member

    Aug 19, 2006
    Long Island
    Here in NY it was broadcast in HD, so that seems like an odd excuse to me.
  11. Sirshagg

    Sirshagg Hall Of Fame

    Dec 29, 2006
    Wonder how the starvation angle would affect him too?
  12. longrider

    longrider Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

    Apr 21, 2007
    Elizabeth, CO
    I thought about that, the power to regenerate does not make you immortal. They have already said that you can kill a healer with a shot to the head, in the coffin suffocation should take him fairly quickly.
  13. Doug Brott

    Doug Brott Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

    Jul 12, 2006
    Los Angeles
    It seemed to me that they were saying that Adam would be rotting in the coffin for eternity.

    It also seemed to me that the final episode was a bit of a cleaning house. Of course, at the end of the the day the good guys have got to win .. you need a good villain and Sylar is it. Hopefully they'll finally kill him off on the next round, but who the heck knows when that is with the writers still on strike.
  14. Bertrude

    Bertrude Mentor

    Nov 3, 2007
    Not really. You'd run out of oxygen pretty quick. They've never really explored what would happen if Adam or Claire were deprived of oxygen. Their wounds heal, sure, but that's not quite the same thing.

    I was sort of hoping Hiro would drop Adam off millions of years in the past, too.

    I didn't mind seeing Nikki go. Her story has always bored me. I was disappointed that they got rid of Nathan, though. It makes sense to the story, though, and it certainly made me hate Mama Petrelli that much more.

    Cool ending with Sylar.
  15. Drew2k

    Drew2k New Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    That reminds me ...

    Who was the assassin? Anyone we know?

    Who was Mama P. talking to on the phone? Anyone we know? I'm guessing it was Bob, based on the secret (!) red-lit camera from the wall vent and the previous scenes where we saw a similar red-lit camera in Suresh's lab that traced back to Bob's office.
  16. petergaryr

    petergaryr Passed away April 24, 2010

    Nov 22, 2006
    I had exactly the same thought seeing that scene!
  17. 2Guysfootball

    2Guysfootball Godfather

    Jul 2, 2007
    Maybe it is just me but this whole chapter seemed kinda disjointed.
    The ending was pretty good saved this part of the season for me.
    I wonder what effect the strike will have on Chapter 3?

    I love Sylar as the villain it makes the show a bit more interesting to have a main single villain. Kind of like Magneto in X-men not a every week thing just pops up here and there.
  18. Earl Bonovich

    Earl Bonovich Lifetime Achiever

    Nov 15, 2005
    Darn shame Peter couldn't have met Linderman for a few minutes...

    But if there is one thing we have learned from Heroes this season...
    It is very possible Nathan may not be dead for too long... or he may be gone for good... we will see next chapter.

    Nikki.... Unless you have a spacle and like to do a jigsaw puzzle... I am sure she is gone.

    But what in the world are they going to do with Maya?
  19. eibook

    eibook Legend

    Jan 5, 2007
    Maya will probably go after Sylar for killing her brother
  20. LarryW

    LarryW Mentor

    May 29, 2007
    Montgomery, TX
    Maya has already evolved by being able to turn off her powers. Maybe she will further evolve by being able to focus her power on one person or in one direction and not kill everybody around her.

    Who knows? ? ?

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