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Old 01-18-10, 05:38 AM
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Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

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Hiro grapples with past decisions as his brain tumor worsens; Sylar turns to Claire for answers about why he's changed; and Samuel's attempt to impress Vanessa doesn't go as planned.


Too bad 24 is going to demolish this Monday night.
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Old 01-18-10, 07:44 AM
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

Wow, there's no way in hell I'm watching this live unless it airs before 24 in Canada.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

I'm guessing fail.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

LOL!

Since I don't watch 24 (runs and hide!), I may be watching this tonight.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

Yeah...definitely no more live Heroes for me.

Jack Bauer would put an axe in my chest if he found out I was watching Heroes instead of 24.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

Originally Posted by whoopdido View Post
Yeah...definitely no more live Heroes for me.

Jack Bauer would put an axe in my chest if he found out I was watching Heroes instead of 24.
I think we are well beyond the point of ever watching Heroes live again.
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Old 01-18-10, 06:39 PM
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

Sorry Heroes, you're just not a good show anymore. I will gladly skip the rest of this season in order to watch 24.

I won't completely forget about you, I'll read your episode summaries on wikipedia eventually.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

Boy, its pretty bad when the topic of discussion is about watching 24 over this.

Anyway, not a bad episode tonight. The trial was interesting, getting a chance to bring back some old characters, and leading to the line of the night when Hiro recites the opening to Quantum Leap.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

Sorry if this has been mentioned before... is Claire diggin' the chicks now (e.g. Gretchen)? Or are they just good "friends"?
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

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Boy, its pretty bad when the topic of discussion is about watching 24 over this.

Anyway, not a bad episode tonight. The trial was interesting, getting a chance to bring back some old characters, and leading to the line of the night when Hiro recites the opening to Quantum Leap.
I actually thought it was a contender for worst of an already terrible season. (Definitely in the running for most boring and pointless, at least.) The dream-trial made me want to curl up in a ball and cry, and the Samuel stuff was a colossal waste of time. So, we hear all this stuff all season about him wanting to find a place for 'specials', then it turns out he's just amassing power, and now all of that's chucked out the driver's side window and he's just trying to impress Ellen Tigh with strawberry milkshakes? Which carnie has the power to make 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom cottages, I wonder? Are the other carnies miffed that they're cottageless? Samuel says at the end how much he's tried to fit in, but isn't starting a teleporting carnival with a bunch of superpowered people the opposite of trying to fit in?

This is Sylar Redemption Arc #53,456, right? You know he's serious about redemption when he's wearing a corduroy blazer.

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Sorry if this has been mentioned before... is Claire diggin' the chicks now (e.g. Gretchen)? Or are they just good "friends"?
SHE LOVES THE PERSON, NOT THE GENDER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! But yes, it's college, and she's experimenting.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

Holy shit, I'm half way through it and it's even more boring then the 2 parter a couple of weeks ago. Sylar and Claire in the class room talking about nothing. A trial in Hiro's head that nobody cares about. Ugh, 3 minutes to go.
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Old 01-19-10, 12:21 PM
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

I have actually though Heroes while not great has been pretty fun this season. I have been enjoying it. Its not a show I watch Live. I tend to watch it on Netflix Watch instantly when I am bored but I have been enjoying it.
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Old 01-19-10, 01:02 PM
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

This show has gone to the pits. I watched up to this point so I guess I'll stick to watching it 'til the end.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

Its getting its lowest ratings ever. Hopefully this will be the end of this show but this is NBC after all.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

Is it a coincidence that the title of this episode was "Pass/Fail"?


FAIL!!!!!
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

The title of the ep just screamed "POLL" for this thread!
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

Maybe NBC could add Conan to "Heroes" next season, his job security would be assured.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

I was actually hoping they had the sack to kill off Hiro at the trial. I guess they don't.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

Samuel is the biggest joke of a character. For the whole season, we're wondering what his angle is and what he's doing. Then we get the idea that he's trying to make himself more powerful so he can be like a super baddie, then we see that he was just a screwup a couple months ago and then overnight becomes an all powerful leader. He's killed how many people and for what? Just so he can live in a cottage with his old girlfriend? I mean at least Sylar is interesting as a mass murderer psychopath. Samuel is just a loser who couldn't keep his girlfriend and is now trying to make it all better but he screwed it up again and killed more people for no reason. Are we supposed to feel sorry for him? Are we supposed to fear him? I can't believe the entire season has been focused on such a worthless, whiny, dickless character.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

I'm scared to even watch this episode now. Thanks guys.
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I'm scared to even watch this episode now. Thanks guys.
You should be scared. Quite possibly the worst episode of Heroes I think of seen.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

Unfortunately, I've stuck around this long I can't stop now. I'm just praying it's over soon. I need to catch up on other shows I stopped watching due to time constraints.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

Wow, just watched this today, it was possibly the most boring episode in all 4 seasons. Seriously, watching the last 2-3 episodes, it's clearly written for teens.

- Samuel likes this girl and she doesn't want to abandon everything so he'll become super baddy
- Hiro is cured in a dream and will become super duper geek hero hiro again
- Sylar is now trying to become goody 2 shoes Gabriel

Terrible!
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Old 01-19-10, 10:03 PM
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

Huh ..... I thought (and hoped, and prayed) that we were done with the sword-fighting.

Suggestion: if your show is struggling, do not remind viewers of better shows - they mentioned both Law & Order and Quantum Leap.

And here's a freebie: anyone wanted to write a book about the series can steal this title - From Heroes to Zeroes - When All The Special Powers Failed.
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Re: Heroes -- "Pass/Fail" -- 01/18/10

The show has become so bad it is almost fun to watch again in that perverse way. Rarely has a major network show ever run off the rails so far into mediocrity. So it looks as a last-ditch attempt to draw interest, Claire will now be a lesbian. All the characters have literally one-note now and might as well be plot devices and nothing more. There are morning cartoons intended for six-year olds that have more consistent characterization and plotting.

Only on a network run as badly as NBC could this show stay on the air.
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