A year from now, this will all feel like a dream.
A dream Angela Petrelli didn’t think was important enough to share.
It will seem as if Heroes: Reborn, the 13-episode continuation of a show that saw its best days a decade ago, had never happened.
Weeks before Robert Greenblatt more or less announced the second death of Heroes, we should have known it was over.
Sadly, Heroes Reborn is done with the January 21 series finale, titled “Project Reborn.”
The title of the penultimate episode of Heroes Reborn evokes memories of the classic favorite “Company Man.”
“Company Woman” is the title, and it airs on Thursday, January 14. Here’s the description.
NBC has released an official description for the January 7 return episode of Heroes Reborn.
Find it below, complete with new spoilers
When the universe gives you something, it (or a writing staff) won’t hesitate to pull the rug out from beneath you in another aspect of your life.
The time travel shenanigans of the “June 13th” saga set in motion events that ensured The Haitian, a friendly and familiar face on Heroes would more or less be brought back to life.
In his place, the universe took away Casper, someone we barely knew and I desperately want to find out more about.
Remember the classic episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation called “Cause and Effect?”
In it the Enterprise and her crew are caught in an endless causality loop, where it repeats the same day over and over. The day always ends with the ship being destroyed in an accident with the U.S.S. Bozeman, which had come from decades in the past via a time portal.
Long story short, the crew eventually realizes what was happening and finds a way to break out of the loop.
(It’s such a good episode.)
For the story in Heroes Reborn, “June 13th, Part 2” was the closing of such a loop.
Some episodes of television tip you off to how good they’re going to be from the very first shot.
Others, like “June 13th, Part 1,” tell you to sit back, buckle up and pay attention with its music, whether it’s a needle drop of a Top 40 hit or a special piece composed score.
If “Brave New World” and “Odessa” was the first glass of water we were given after five years wandering the desert, “Game Over” might as well be the first glass of lemonade after an unreasonably long summer.
NBC has released an official description for the November 29 episode of Heroes Reborn, which brings back more favorites from the original show.
Well, better late than never.
Five episodes into a 13-episode “event series,” we finally know what the latest generation of Heroes will eventually come together in order to prevent… Continue reading