People all over the U.S start to realize they have special abilities, like telekinesis, healing abilities, flying powers, time travel, invisibility, and the ability to absorb other's abilities. One man, known as Sylar, wants to gain all the power of these "heroes" so he can be the most powerful and evolved human of all, and stops at nothing to gruesomely kill these people. In order to protect themselves from him, these people must help one another before Sylar can destroy them all, while they each deal with problems of their own. Written by
Patrick Ozzy Lauzier
They thought they were like everyone else... until they woke with incredible powers.
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Did You Know?
There are some tributes within this show to the Alan Moore
comic book story "Watchmen", including season one's overall plan of an insidious attack on New York City, and the emphasis on one character (Jon Osterman in Watchmen, Gabriel Sylar on this show) being very good at making and repairing watches. See more
You have the hunger. You're like me.
No! I will never become you.
You already are... Brother.