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October 28, 2008 2:21 pm

I enjoyed this episode and, like Conor pointed out, I am glad they took the time to streamline the plot and pull it all back into a more focused story.  I think they will benefit from that. 

They introduced some good premises in my opinion as well.  Was it Sylar who eased Peter's fall so that he didn't die or is Peter got something else "special" about him? Could Sylar possibly be working "under cover"?  Will we finally get to see Nathan become somewhat badass?  If Elle chooses to have her powers taken will there even be a use for her anymore?

I think this was a solid episode and definitely kept the show moving in the right direction.

Of course I am not as hard on TV shows or quick to judge like it seems most people are.  I am still overjoyed that the entertainment industry still has room for shows like this. Who would have ever thought there would be a weekly primetime show like this?  Yes it has suffered...but I would much rather have it, stumbles and all, than for it to not be on the air at all. 

The good still far outweighs the bad for me.

October 21, 2008 3:35 pm Another thing about Papa Petrelli removing Peter's abilities...that successfully did away with the "hunger" issue. 
October 21, 2008 3:33 pm

Am I the only one who liked the little tussle between Sylar and Peter.  I know it didn't last very long and I suppose it was nothing we haven't seen before but it added a little excitement & action. 

I, too, think this episode was the best this season so far.  While it was not perfect it did most everything right.  And for me there were several things I didn't see coming like Adam dying and Peter losing his abilities at the end.  So any surprises are good ones.

On the topic of which powers are manufactured and which ones are natural...based on Papa Petrelli's ability to physically absorb powers it would make sense that Peter's ability is a natural one while Nathan's obviously is manufactured (according to Angela Petrelli).  Peter essentially has the same ability as his father he just has to be in the general vicinity to absorb while his dad has to physically touch the person.

September 24, 2008 4:23 pm

Who else watched the special before the show?

 There is nothing like shamelessly pointing out all of the Star Trek references in the show just to promote the new Star Trek movie which happens to star Sylar Spock.

 How convienent.  But having said that...I enjoyed the first two episodes.  I agree with some of the criticsims on here but overall think it is off to a better start than the whole of Season 2.

August 19, 2008 2:58 pm If you like these types of topics concerning multi-verse, string theory, etc...another really good person to check out is the theoretical physict Dr. Michio Kaku.  He has written several books and has been interviewed and hosted many tv shows about the topics as well.
August 12, 2008 12:33 pm At least it will probably go out strong after starting off so good as well.  If a book is really good at the beginning and also at the end then it helps to smooth over the middle parts that might not have been so great.
August 7, 2008 1:45 pm


 Yes my feelings were totally hurt and you ruined my day completely.  Thanks to you nothing will go right for the rest of the day. How could you?!

 j/k - I am with horatio...not offended just disagreed.

August 7, 2008 10:14 am

@Kory - I don't think Jimski is being defensive because of a supposed flaw with Marvel.  I believe the point he was trying to make is that it was nice to not to have the discussion about comparing the event book of one company to the even book of another company, the competitor.

 After all...why does it have to be that one book "owns" another.  They are only in competition when considering wether to buy one book over the other.  But with most all the people who come here...we are buying both.  So they are not in competition unless you make them that way.  They are two completely different stories in two completely different universes. 

 That said...it was a good pick Conor. I totally agree.

July 25, 2008 6:11 pm

I can remember getting to this point at a few different points of my life when I used to read issues.  Now that I have switched to reading everything in trades only it is not quite so bad.  I am usually able to feel out through feedback and a little research how much I will probably like a title before checking it out.  And it also helps me to know overall where the story may go so that even if at first it doesn't excite me I can know that there is something down the road that I heard about that will make me enjoy it.

I know that wouldn't work for everyone because there are times I miss reading single issues.  But at this point in my life, the TPB route is the best option for me to enjoy comics.

July 25, 2008 6:04 pm I can say most assuredly that the woman that is perfect for Batman is not Katie Holmes.