“Heroes” Best Ep Yet

How much do we love “Heroes”?

Last night, in an episode written by the wonderful Bryan Fuller (“Wonderfalls”), we had an episode that gave us answers, offered new questions and made us want to cry like a little baby.

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Bryan Fuller

Dad really did have Claire’s best interests at heart. This episode allowed us inside the dark heart of Mr. Bennett.

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Jack Coleman and Hayden Panettiere in burning house

He’s a company man who uses people, and discards them when they are no longer necessary. We saw how he tried to eliminate the Invisible Man, and more importantly, we discovered that they used to be partners.

But he does love his family, especially Claire – the little mutant he was supposed to turn over to his bosses at The Company if she ever showed signs of being “special.”

We also saw that Hiro’s dad may just own The Company. How much does sis know? And just how much does he love his own super child?

And did you notice that they were meeting at the top of the Devereaux building? Was Mr. Devereaux part of The Company?

And when the Haitian “went deep” to take away Mr. Bennett’s memories that might lead the bad guys to his beloved Claire, did he also take away what made him love her? Is he now a threat to Claire?

So many questions answered, and so many more raised.

And then the previews. Is Simone really alive? Is she another hero or just in some strange dream? And we finally get to meet the mysterious Linderman.

In next week’s episode, we’re introduced to yet another Hero: Missy Peregrym as Candice Wilmer.

God, I love this show.

Here’s the storyline for next week:

With the election and NYC’s destruction looming, Nathan (Adrian Pasdar) has a disturbing face-to-face meeting with the shadowy Linderman. Hiro’s (Golden Globe nominee Masi Oka) attempt to steal the sword steers him into a grim new direction. Suresh (Sendhil Ramamurthy) makes a breakthrough on “the list” — at great cost. D.L. (Leonard Roberts) begins to suspect all is not well at home. Isaac (Santiago Cabrera) paints his most terrible painting yet. New “hero” Candice Wilmer (guest star Missy Peregrym) makes an illusive debut.

3 Comments

  1. A Mutant Fashion Journalist said,

    February 27, 2007 at 10:16 pm

    Yes. This episode dove right into things without making it seem like they were trying to answer everything in one rushed lump of solutions. It was the first time I actually felt a deep emotional connection with the show – before it was purely for the mystery and X-men like action. Before I was hooked on the show, now I am a full fledged fan – except for that one girl who could access the internet with her mind – that power is kinda lame. Although – she does save a lot on DSL and wireless internet bills.

  2. Kim said,

    February 28, 2007 at 7:04 pm

    Actually, I think the whole Niki/Jessica thing is a lame power. But anyway, I also loved this episode! I’m so used to watching Lost, which doesn’t give any answers, that it was refreshing to finally watch something that clues me in on what’s going on. And I liked the twist that we now feel sympathy for Mr. Bennet. This show just keeps getting better.

  3. Will said,

    March 1, 2007 at 7:50 am

    Kim…you are so wise it’s scary. I loved the episode as well as the direction they are moving in. Raise some questions, answer some questions and always keep the interest level up someone should talk to Lindeloff about that.

    Oh and the DSL girl is the new assistant. Please tell me we won’t have to endure too much Eric Roberts either…please.