Heroes TV Series Episode Guides
Four Months Later...
As everyone attempts to move on from the final battle with Sylar four months prior, a new sinister force begins stalking and murdering the older generation of Heroes, starting with Hiro's father. With the family hiding in Southern California, The Bennets (now the Butlers) attempt to live as inconspicuously as possible which proves to be easier said than done. Claire meets a new boy with a power of his own and runs afoul of the local cheerleaders. Her dad, Noah, tries to cope with his mistreatment at the hands of his manager at the copy store he now works at until he snaps. Meanwhile, after landing in feudal Japan, Hiro meets his hero Takezo Kensei, the legendary Japanese warrior who does not live up to the legendary hype. Hiro decides to help him fulfill his destiny which he may have inadvertently affected. Honduran twins Maya and Alejandro Herrera hope to make the crossing into the U.S. from Mexico, in hopes of finding help with her deadly abilities but run into trouble with the locals. Peter is found chained in a storage container by the Irish mob with no memory of who he is while Nathan takes solace in drinking. Matt is taking care of Molly after his divorce while Suresh teaches about the virus affecting the hero population. Suresh lures the Company out of hiding, revealing he and Noah are plotting to take them down.
West convinces Claire to teach head cheerleader Debbie a lesson after she deems Claire too ordinary to join the squad. While Suresh faces a serious moral dilemma with the Company, H.R.G. pays his Russian mentor a visit in an effort to locate Isaac's last prophetic paintings. Meanwhile, nearing the U.S. border, Alejandro becomes increasingly uneasy about Sylar's intentions, especially towards Maya. Peter and Caitlin's search for a mysterious doorway he painted ultimately leads them to jump a year ahead in time. In feudal Japan, while attempting to repair history, Hiro struggles with his feelings for Kensei's "princess" Yaeko.
Upon his return to New York, Suresh is unnerved to find an undiscovered Issac Mendez painting that foretells death of Noah Bennet. Noah pursues his mission of taking down the company with Suresh and Matt and is equally disturbed by the painting. Claire shares her secret with West who reveals his own power as well as a painful memory of a man with horn-rimmed glasses who held him captive, sounding much like her own father. Determined to make it to the U.S., Maya willingly uses her deadly abilities to free Alejandro from a Mexican jail. Ando returns to his job in Japan and discovers a message from Hiro from the past, hidden in the hilt of the sword. Meanwhile, back in ancient Japan, just when Hiro had written off Kensei, his childhood hero surprises him while his feelings for Yaeko grow. Niki and Micah leave Las Vegas in an attempt to start over after DL's passing. Niki leaves Micah with family in New Orleans while she takes a job with Bob at the Company, in order to obtain a cure for her abilities. Peter agrees to help the Irish gang with a robbery in order to get his life back. But he fears who he might really be and chooses to stay with the gang a little longer. Sylar awakens in the care of Candace, who saved him from death at the end of Hiro's sword. He finds he has lost all of the collected abilities and kills her for her powers. But he can't seem to access her powers either and is now lost in the jungle they were hiding in.
Fight or Flight
In Ireland, Peter attempts to move beyond his past, but discovers that a mysterious woman, Elle, is willing to kill his friends to find him. After the attack on Molly, Matt and Nathan fly to Philadelphia to hunt down the "boogyman," who turns out to be Matt's father who abandoned him years ago and was a founding member of the company. But the pair finds themselves outmatched by his mental powers. Monica tries to come to terms with her new abilities and her role as a local hero. Suresh meets his new partner and gets sent to bring in Monica. H.R.G. takes a step to further protect his family. Meanwhile, as Hiro continues to fix the past in feudal Japan, Ando attempts to piece together what's happened to his best friend through messages Hiro hid inside Takezo's sword.
The Kindness of Strangers
Between shifts at a the fast food joint, Monica Dawson exhibits the ability to mimic physical actions she and stops an armed robber with a wrestling move she saw on TV. Angela Petrelli confesses to the murder of Kaito, but Matt reads her mind and knows she is lying, trying to protect someone. With Molly's "boogyman" continuing to turn her dreams into nightmares, Matt asks her to put aside her fears and locate him on a map which puts Molly into a catatonic state but not before locating him. Suspecting Claire has a new boyfriend, H.R.G. fears for their future. As they get closer to the U.S., Maya and Alejandro find Sylar on the road and he joins them in their quest to find Suresh.
Matt investigates the Nakamura murder, bringing in Angela Petrelli for questioning. She falls victim to an unseen assailant but the police interrupt in time to save her. Noah vows to find a series of Mendez paintings that may reveal who is killing the older heroes. Claire's fascination in lizards' ability to regenerate their limbs intrigues West as he tries to bond over the writings of Chandra Suresh. Later, she tests her abilities to grow back a limb by cutting off her own toe. West witnesses it grow back from her window and flees in horror. As part of his new job, Dr. Suresh tracks down The Haitian to save him from the virus. The Haitian makes his way back to Noah after wiping Mohinder's memory. While crossing into Mexico, Maya and Alejandro prove to be a threat to those around them, as a trusted friend who leads them across the border, falls to Maya's abilities. Alejandro, on the other hand, appears to have the ability to reverse the affects. Meanwhile, disappointed by his hero Kensei, Hiro resolves to rectify any damage his presence in feudal Japan has done to history by taking up the mantle himself and saves Yaeko while fending off her attackers. They later return and kill Kensei but Kensei mysteriously revives from the attack. Peter is taken captive by the Irish gangsters who have clues to his identity. They offer to reveal the contents of a mysterious box that holds his secrets, but only if he does a job for them.
Truth & Consequences
After forcing the information from Victoria Pratt, Peter travels to Primatech Paper in Texas with Adam friend to destroy the virus, which will kill 93% of the world's population in the future -- or so he believes. But Adam is appears to be the one headed to release the virus, using Peter to help his cause. Niki returns to Micah with bad news. To right a wrong, Monica puts her abilities to the test and breaks into a gang's house to steal back Micah's backpack. She is discovered and taken captive, with only Micah left to save her. Hiro goes after Adam and runs into Peter at Primatech. Hiro and Peter square off now that they have opposing agendas. Meanwhile, Matt uses his mental abilities to track down the last person in the Company photo. Nathan learns his brother is alive. Outside of New York, Maya must choose between Alejandro and Sylar. Shes chooses Sylar but Sylar murders Alejandro without her knowing. Sylar and Maya go to Suresh's home where Molly sleeps and calls Suresh to scare him to help them.
Deep below Primatech Paper in Odessa, TX, Peter's reunion with Nathan turns violent when the brothers, Matt and Hiro all clash thanks to Adam and his pursuit of the deadly Shanti Virus. Hiro manages to get the upper hand on Adam and teleports him into a grave where he will possibly live forever, buried alive. Peter stops and destroys the virus. Matt decides to reveal his powers to the world and expose the Company but is assassinated by his mother's organization before he can reveal the truth. After watching his heroic cousin captured by a street gang, Micah turns to the one person who can help him save Monica -- his mom, whose powers are on the wane due to her infection. She makes the rescue but appears to die in an the resulting explosion, unable to save herself. Noah Bennet returns from the dead to let his family know he made a deal with the Company to save their lives but he must serve the company and leave them forever. Meanwhile, Maya tragically learns how much of a monster Sylar really is during his kidnapping of Molly and Suresh when she is shot by him. Suresh, using the serum from Claire's blood manages to save her. Meanwhile, Elle decides to play hero to get back into her father's good graces and takes Sylar on. She saves Suresh, Molly and Maya, but he escapes with the serum. He injects it and it heals his wounds and restores all his lost power.
Four Months Ago
When the clock turns back four months for all of the Heroes, we discover what happened after the near destruction of New York. While Peter survives his detonation over New York City, the Company "bags" him as a threat to the world, and allows himself to remain captive while befriending Adam Munroe, the now immortal Takezo Kensei. After the explosion, Nathan is horribly burned and disfigured but upon escaping from the company, Peter takes Adam to heal him. After succumbing to a new personality, Niki disappears and D.L. who barely survived Linderman's bullet, tracks her down to save her but ends up dying at the gunpoint of a new assailant. Maya horrifically manifests her dark powers for the first time at Alejandro's wedding, leaving him the only survivor and both of them on the run.
Out Of Time
When Peter's time traveling abilities suddenly manifest, Peter and Caitlin get thrown a year into the future, and learn first-hand just how deadly the mysterious virus striking people with abilities can be as all of New York is under quarantine with millions already dead. Elsewhere, to fend off the "nightmare man's" attack, Suresh, Matt, Nathan, Niki and Bob band together. Matt discovers he has the same abilities as his father and uses them to defeat him and save Molly. Despite Claire's best efforts to keep them apart, West learns that the man who kidnapped him as a child is her father and flees thinking she is working against him. Meanwhile, in feudal Japan, Hiro and Kensei's legendary journey takes a dramatic turn as they square off in a final battle with Hiro the seeming victor and Kensei apparently destroyed, but not before vowing to destroy everyone Hiro loves.
Convinced that the Company is close to finding them, H.R.G. prepares the family to run -- but Claire confronts her father and refuses. Hiro returns from the past and learns of his father's death. Grief-stricken, he flings himself into past and makes the discovery that Kaito Nakamura is Adam Munroe, his father's killer. After a his first encounter with Elle, Suresh makes a decision to turn against Noah and work with the Company. Bob sends him to take out Noah. Meanwhile, Matt struggles with his expanding mental abilities, as he learns he can now control peoples minds as well as read them; a skill he uses to investigate Nakamura's murder. Sylar pits Maya against Alejandro as he further indoctrinates her to his cause.
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