History Trivia / Heroes

20th Mar '18 4:53:53 AM jormis29
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** Samuel and Ricky are played by Americans Robert Knepper and Holt [=McCallany=]. Will and Caitlin are played by Brits Dominic Keating and Katie Carr.

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** Samuel and Ricky are played by Americans Robert Knepper and Holt [=McCallany=].Creator/HoltMcCallany. Will and Caitlin are played by Brits Dominic Keating and Katie Carr.
30th Sep '17 12:46:50 PM ClintEastwood
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** Music/DavidBowie was the alternate choice for Linderman.
27th Apr '17 5:31:04 PM Sugao
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* Creator/MasiOka often gives nods to the series, either in his new roles or simply in interviews or commercials for Creator/MobiusDigital's games. While he'd had recurrent roles before, Hiro was the character who stuck in everyone's minds and made him recognizable.

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* ** Creator/MasiOka often gives nods to the series, either in his new roles or simply in interviews or commercials for Creator/MobiusDigital's games. While he'd had recurrent roles before, Hiro was the character who stuck in everyone's minds and made him recognizable.
27th Apr '17 5:30:48 PM Sugao
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** While Creator/HaydenPanettiere, Creator/MiloVentimiglia, Creator/GregGrunberg, and Creator/AdrianPasdar weren't exactly unknown before(Grunberg with a long-running role on ''{{Series/Felicity}}'' and Pasdar as the lead in the short-lived ''{{Series/Profit}})'', but the show definitely increased their acting profiles. Santiago Cabrera's and Sendhil Ramamurthy's UK profiles also were boosted by the show, as most of their post-''Heroes'' jobs have been UK productions.

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** While Creator/HaydenPanettiere, Creator/MiloVentimiglia, Creator/GregGrunberg, and Creator/AdrianPasdar weren't exactly unknown before(Grunberg before (Grunberg with a long-running role on ''{{Series/Felicity}}'' and Pasdar as the lead in the short-lived ''{{Series/Profit}})'', ''{{Series/Profit}}''), but the show definitely increased their acting profiles. Santiago Cabrera's and Sendhil Ramamurthy's UK profiles also were boosted by the show, as most of their post-''Heroes'' jobs have been UK productions.


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* Creator/MasiOka often gives nods to the series, either in his new roles or simply in interviews or commercials for Creator/MobiusDigital's games. While he'd had recurrent roles before, Hiro was the character who stuck in everyone's minds and made him recognizable.
27th Apr '17 5:22:04 PM Sugao
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* ActorSharedBackground: Micah is a child prodigy and talented pianist, just like Noah Gray-Cabey, who was accepted into Harvard at ''15''.

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Micah is a child prodigy and talented pianist, just like Noah Gray-Cabey, who was accepted into Harvard at ''15''.''15''.
** Hiro and Creator/MasiOka were both raised by single parents (Hiro by his father, Oka by his mother), and at the beginning of the series, Oka held a job as a programmer at Creator/IndustrialLightAndMagic, while Hiro was a Level 3 programmer in his father's company. As of ''Series/HeroesReborn'', Hiro has become head of the company and trapped in a video game; Oka is head of a company that ''makes'' video games.
13th Apr '17 7:16:14 AM DiScOrDtHeLuNaTiC
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** Mystery Sock for Isaac
** Fryingmon for Nathan (based on [[{{Engrish}} Hiro's pronunciation]] of "Mister I-saac" and "Flying Man")

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** Mystery Sock "Mystery Sock" for Isaac
** Fryingmon for Nathan
Isaac (based on [[{{Engrish}} Hiro's Japanese pronunciation]] of the vowels in an English title and name; "Mister I-saac" and Isaac" becomes "Mees-ter Ee-zaahk")
** "Fryingmon" for Nathan (based on, again, [[{{Engrish}} Hiro's Japanese pronunciation]] of
"Flying Man")



** While Creator/HaydenPanettiere, Creator/MiloVentimiglia, Creator/GregGrunberg, and Creator/AdrianPasdar weren't exactly unknown before, but the show pretty much increased their acting profiles. Santiago Cabrera's and Sendhil Ramamurthy's UK profiles also were boosted by the show, as most of their post-''Heroes'' jobs have been UK productions.

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** While Creator/HaydenPanettiere, Creator/MiloVentimiglia, Creator/GregGrunberg, and Creator/AdrianPasdar weren't exactly unknown before, before(Grunberg with a long-running role on ''{{Series/Felicity}}'' and Pasdar as the lead in the short-lived ''{{Series/Profit}})'', but the show pretty much definitely increased their acting profiles. Santiago Cabrera's and Sendhil Ramamurthy's UK profiles also were boosted by the show, as most of their post-''Heroes'' jobs have been UK productions.
22nd Jan '17 6:06:28 AM missmoon
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* FranchiseKiller: Season 4/Volume 5 ended up being the final season of Heroes, despite leaving a CliffHanger. Opinion is divided over whether or not it was due to Volume 5 itself, or just karma from arguably inferior previous seasons catching up. Actually, not only was the show cancelled, but they also ended up abruptly ending the graphic novels, and original plans for an end-of-series movie was also scrapped as well. It would be another five years until ''Series/HeroesReborn'' would appear. However, after ''Reborn'''s poor showing, it's unlikely that any future television projects would appear. There's also some speculation that the show's dive in quality and ratings also started to signal that viewers were starting to tire of splashy big budget network shows as similarly styled shows have had poor showings since then while smaller budget character-based shows on cable and subscription services were flourishing.

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* FranchiseKiller: Season 4/Volume 5 ended up being the final season of Heroes, despite leaving a CliffHanger. Opinion is divided over whether or not it was due to Volume 5 itself, or just karma from arguably inferior previous seasons catching up. Actually, not only was the show cancelled, but they also ended up abruptly ending the graphic novels, and original plans for an end-of-series movie was also scrapped as well. It would be another five years until ''Series/HeroesReborn'' would appear. However, after ''Reborn'''s poor showing, it's unlikely that any future television projects would appear. There's also some speculation that the show's dive in quality and ratings also started to signal that viewers were starting to tire of splashy big budget network shows as similarly styled shows have had poor showings since then while smaller budget character-based shows on cable and subscription services were flourishing.
22nd Jan '17 6:04:19 AM missmoon
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* FranchiseKiller: Season 4/Volume 5 ended up being the final season of Heroes, despite leaving a CliffHanger. Opinion is divided over whether or not it was due to Volume 5 itself, or just karma from arguably inferior previous seasons catching up. Actually, not only was the show cancelled, but they also ended up abruptly ending the graphic novels, and original plans for an end-of-series movie was also scrapped as well. It would be another five years until ''Series/HeroesReborn'' would appear. However, after ''Reborn'''s poor showing, it's unlikely that any future television projects would appear.

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* FranchiseKiller: Season 4/Volume 5 ended up being the final season of Heroes, despite leaving a CliffHanger. Opinion is divided over whether or not it was due to Volume 5 itself, or just karma from arguably inferior previous seasons catching up. Actually, not only was the show cancelled, but they also ended up abruptly ending the graphic novels, and original plans for an end-of-series movie was also scrapped as well. It would be another five years until ''Series/HeroesReborn'' would appear. However, after ''Reborn'''s poor showing, it's unlikely that any future television projects would appear. There's also some speculation that the show's dive in quality and ratings also started to signal that viewers were starting to tire of splashy big budget network shows as similarly styled shows have had poor showings since then while smaller budget character-based shows on cable and subscription services were flourishing.
28th Dec '16 4:37:33 AM missmoon
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** An alternate version of the pilot showed that Ted Sprague's power originally belonged to another character named Amid Halebi. The character was going to be involved with a terrorist plot and had a history with Matt Parkman, but Tim Kring felt the storyline was far too controversial and cut it out of the final pilot. Halebi's ability was then reworked into Ted's story.

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** An alternate version of the pilot showed that Ted Sprague's power originally belonged to another character named Amid Halebi. The character was going to be involved with a terrorist plot and had was a history foreign exchange student who stayed with Matt Parkman, Parkman's family when they were teens, but Tim Kring felt the storyline was far too controversial and cut it out of the final pilot. Halebi's ability was then reworked into Ted's story.
14th Dec '16 5:12:55 AM CumbersomeTercel
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** In the episode ''Run!'', Hope (insultingly) refers to Hiro as "Sulu." Hiro's father is played by George Takei, who played Sulu in ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}''

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** In the episode ''Run!'', Hope (insultingly) refers to Hiro as "Sulu." Hiro's father is played by George Takei, Creator/GeorgeTakei, who played Sulu in ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}''



* CastIncest: Heroes co-stars Hayden Panettiere (Claire Bennet) and Milo Ventimiglia (Peter Petrelli) dated while playing an onscreen uncle and niece.

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* CastIncest: Heroes co-stars Hayden Panettiere Creator/HaydenPanettiere (Claire Bennet) and Milo Ventimiglia Creator/MiloVentimiglia (Peter Petrelli) dated while playing an onscreen uncle and niece.



* FakeNationality: James Kyson is Korean-American, and doesn't speak any Japanese. He had to rely on Masi Oka and a dialect coach to help him speak the language correctly.

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* FakeNationality: FakeNationality:
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James Kyson is Korean-American, and doesn't speak any Japanese. He had to rely on Masi Oka and a dialect coach to help him speak the language correctly.



** Tracy disappearing halfway through season 4 was due to Ali Larter filming ''Film/ResidentEvilAfterlife''.
* ScullyBox: Hayden Panettiere and Kristen Bell are very petite women, only coming up to 5'1" at best. They either needed the Scully boxes or wore heels in order to fit into scenes against Zachary Quinto (6'3) and Jack Coleman (6'2").

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** Tracy disappearing halfway through season 4 was due to Ali Larter Creator/AliLarter filming ''Film/ResidentEvilAfterlife''.
* ScullyBox: Hayden Panettiere Creator/HaydenPanettiere and Kristen Bell Creator/KristenBell are very petite women, only coming up to 5'1" at best. They either needed the Scully boxes or wore heels in order to fit into scenes against Zachary Quinto Creator/ZacharyQuinto (6'3) and Jack Coleman Creator/JackColeman (6'2").



** While Hayden Panettiere, Milo Ventimiglia, Greg Grunberg, and Adrian Pasdar weren't exactly unknown before, but the show pretty much increased their acting profiles. Santiago Cabrera's and Sendhil Ramamurthy's UK profiles also were boosted by the show, as most of their post-''Heroes'' jobs have been UK productions.

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** While Hayden Panettiere, Milo Ventimiglia, Greg Grunberg, Creator/HaydenPanettiere, Creator/MiloVentimiglia, Creator/GregGrunberg, and Adrian Pasdar Creator/AdrianPasdar weren't exactly unknown before, but the show pretty much increased their acting profiles. Santiago Cabrera's and Sendhil Ramamurthy's UK profiles also were boosted by the show, as most of their post-''Heroes'' jobs have been UK productions.



** Elle was supposed to show up in the "I Am Become Death" future as the mother of the little boy, but conflicts with Kristen Bell's filming schedule forced the writers to cut the Sylar[=/=]Elle arc short and kill her off.

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** Elle was supposed to show up in the "I Am Become Death" future as the mother of the little boy, but conflicts with Kristen Bell's Creator/KristenBell's filming schedule forced the writers to cut the Sylar[=/=]Elle arc short and kill her off.
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