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HEROES Recap: One of Us, One of Them

September 30, 2008 by  

HEROES Cast Season 3

It’s Randi, back again to dish some Heroes. This week was more focused than the premiere and focused on some core players with a side of Tracy Strauss. It opened on Angela Petrelli and Sylar exactly where we left them and Angela came bearing gifts for her baby boy. I knew that Mrs. Petrelli had a dark side but was this a little over the top for her? Noah shows back up at the company and it’s partner time for him and Sylar. Nothing like tracking down villains with a murderous guy who knows how to find the root of powers and take them for his own, eh?

Peter Petrelli was still locked inside Jesse’s body. This week, Peter was whiny again which is always a big disappointment for me. Even Future Peter was getting sick of Present Peter’s whining. Thanks to Future Peter, though, Present Peter is finally free from the confines of Jesse. Present Peter is going to get a glimpse into Future Peter’s life which may help stop the whine fest. I hope.

With just a flick of the wrist by Sylar, it’s curtains for Francis Capra. I’m very disappointed that his time on the show was reduced to a Quantum Leap type reflection. I was hoping that he would have a bit more to do than play host to Peter until Sylar killed him. Hopefully he will get a recurring gig on a show soon.

Reaching Berlin, Hiro and Ando are back to tracking Daphne, the speedster. Shortly after they arrive both Daphne and Hiro quickly become powerless because lo and behold, the Haitian is there. Although Hiro has the other half of the formula well within his grasp, the Road Runner to his Wile E. Coyote makes off with it so somewhere in the world, someone will have both halves very soon. This could only mean bad news.

Claire gets some biological mommy time when she asks to learn how to fight. We find out that she doesn’t want to help people, she just wants to punish Sylar for what he did. Speaking of what he did, how can a girl that feels no pain feel suffocation?

Matt Parkman is learning more from his spirit walk with the Isaac Mendez like painter from Africa. If Future Peter had never come back and shot Nathan, Parkman was going to get his happily ever after. Of course, his future changed like everyone else’s. From the painting, where do you think Matt will end up?

I don’t know if Tracy Strauss is the real Jessica, the one that died (or supposedly died) anymore. After she found out that she really is an ice queen, she wanted to track Niki down but Niki really did go down in flames in New Orleans. She did run into Micah at the funeral home who dug up some information on her. Turns out she and Niki were born on the same day in the same hospital to the same doctor. Coincidence? Tracy certainly doesn’t think so and tracks him down. Do you think that Tracy and Niki were genetic experiments or something else?

Next week’s show looks very interesting. I cannot wait to see what happens next

Two weeks in…let’s talk HEROES?  How are you liking the season so far?

— posted by Randi

Randi works at a tech company by day and spends the rest of the night battling her boyfriend for the remote control. She usually wins. She’s still mourning the cancellation of The Gilmore Girls, regularly watches entire box sets in rapid succession, and likes to spend any free time in San Francisco.

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4 Responses to “HEROES Recap: One of Us, One of Them”

  1. SB on September 30th, 2008 5:46 pm

    Alright, so two things … first of all, the painter guy that Parkman’s hanging out with CRACKS me UP. He’s such great comic relief, in a way that stupid Hiro-in-feudal-Japan could only dream of. Secondly, I have NEVER understood the whole Niki/Jessica thing, so I was pretty happy when they killed her, not because I don’t love Ali Larter but because it’s always been so damn confusing for me, and now we have ANOTHER one, and possibly more since the doctor thought she was “Barbara”. I mean … WTF?

  2. Randi on September 30th, 2008 6:43 pm

    I’m half wondering if something happens to Tracy if another one is going to show up. Is this going to become like Multiplicity with Nikis? Haha.

    I like the painter guy too. He is definitely funny.

  3. Laiq on October 1st, 2008 11:26 am

    Was so disappointed with Francis Capra’s short stint on the show… especially since we saw so little of him in general.

    I hope we get to see more of him on TV somewhere soon…

  4. John on October 2nd, 2008 7:48 pm

    I can understand feeling suffocated without feeling pain. Being unable to catch your breath isn’t really a pain thing.

    What I didn’t understand was Claire suffocating while her birth mother had no problems. I think Claire’s suffocation was more psychological than real.