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--->'''Claire:''' [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming You're totally my hero.]]

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--->'''Claire:''' [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming You're totally my hero.]]



--->'''Peter:''' "What the hell does she think she's doing? She's going to change everything."
--->'''Sylar:''' "That's right. It's a brave new world."

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--->'''Peter:''' "What the hell does she think she's doing? She's going to change everything."
--->'''Sylar:'''
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'''Sylar:'''
"That's right. It's a brave new world."


** Hiro, [[spoiler:after getting mindwiped]], is in shock at then-recent Creator/MarvelComics plots: "ComicBook/CaptainAmerica is dead!? SpiderMan [[ComicBook/CivilWar revealed his secret identity]]!? And TheHulk is [[ComicBook/RedHulk RED]]!?"

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** Hiro, [[spoiler:after getting mindwiped]], is in shock at then-recent Creator/MarvelComics plots: "ComicBook/CaptainAmerica is dead!? SpiderMan [[ComicBook/CivilWar revealed his secret identity]]!? And TheHulk [[ComicBook/IncredibleHulk TheHulk]] is [[ComicBook/RedHulk RED]]!?"


** Apparently, Ando is now capable of using the [[DragonBallZ Kamehameha]].

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** Apparently, Ando is now capable of using the [[DragonBallZ [[Manga/DragonBallZ Kamehameha]].


** When Gretchen encourages Claire to investigate her roommate's "suicide" by using the "jump, push, fall" method, she says she saw it on an episode of ''CrossingJordan'' (Tim Kring's previous series - and both shows have episodes called... you guessed it).

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** When Gretchen encourages Claire to investigate her roommate's "suicide" by using the "jump, push, fall" method, she says she saw it on an episode of ''CrossingJordan'' ''Series/CrossingJordan'' (Tim Kring's previous series - and both shows have episodes called... you guessed it).


* ShoutOut: ''Lots''. Most are to comics, including specific title and issue references. TelevisionWithoutPity have commented that some lines and scenes seems like shoutouts to ''them''.
** Although Hiro correctly cites Kitty Pryde in ComicBook/DaysOfFuturePast from the ComicBook/{{X-Men}} comic book, he is a couple of issue numbers off.

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* ShoutOut: ''Lots''. Most are to comics, including specific title and issue references. TelevisionWithoutPity Website/TelevisionWithoutPity have commented that some lines and scenes seems like shoutouts to ''them''.
** Although Hiro correctly cites Kitty Pryde in ComicBook/DaysOfFuturePast from the ComicBook/{{X-Men}} ComicBook/XMen comic book, he is a couple of issue numbers off.


** The name Takezo Kensei is a ShoutOut to historical Japanese swordsman MiyamotoMusashi, aka Shinmen Takezo (or Takezo Shinmen in the western order).

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** The name Takezo Kensei is a ShoutOut to historical Japanese swordsman MiyamotoMusashi, UsefulNotes/MiyamotoMusashi, aka Shinmen Takezo (or Takezo Shinmen in the western order).


** [[MarxBrothers Lydia the tattooed lady]] has eyes you'll adore so & [[ToplessnessFromTheBack a torso even moreso]].

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** [[MarxBrothers [[Creator/MarxBrothers Lydia the tattooed lady]] has eyes you'll adore so & [[ToplessnessFromTheBack a torso even moreso]].


** Hiro, [[spoiler:after getting mindwiped]], is in shock at then-recent MarvelComics plots: "ComicBook/CaptainAmerica is dead!? SpiderMan [[ComicBook/CivilWar revealed his secret identity]]!? And TheHulk is [[ComicBook/RedHulk RED]]!?"

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** Hiro, [[spoiler:after getting mindwiped]], is in shock at then-recent MarvelComics Creator/MarvelComics plots: "ComicBook/CaptainAmerica is dead!? SpiderMan [[ComicBook/CivilWar revealed his secret identity]]!? And TheHulk is [[ComicBook/RedHulk RED]]!?"


* SoundtrackDissonance: Sylar is sauntering down the street with a folder of Company files after acquiring Claire's ability when he's stopped by two Company agents. They shoot him and after he pulls the bullet out, he quickly disposes of the agents. He sends one flying to the ground and the other right in the windshield of the car, destroying [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKL8dENAAYk its dashboard camera]]. The entire scene is set to a perky FatboySlim [=/=] BPA [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mtbfPmbxc0 cover]].

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* SoundtrackDissonance: Sylar is sauntering down the street with a folder of Company files after acquiring Claire's ability when he's stopped by two Company agents. They shoot him and after he pulls the bullet out, he quickly disposes of the agents. He sends one flying to the ground and the other right in the windshield of the car, destroying [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKL8dENAAYk its dashboard camera]]. The entire scene is set to a perky FatboySlim Music/FatboySlim [=/=] BPA [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mtbfPmbxc0 cover]].

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*** Sylar's example is justified in-story by his power coming with [[spoiler: an OCD-like compulsion to disassemble things in order to understand them ("disassembling" other people with powers to see how their powers work is why he's a serial killer in the first place)]], which makes holding down a real job for more than a few days more or less impossible.
** Every person with a time power (not even time travel, just things like 'painting the future' count) is a much straighter example, as they're constantly demonstrating the ability to solve all sorts of issues and then just... kinda don't.


** The license plate on the limousine belonging to Kaito Nakamura is '''NCC-1701''', the call sign for the original Enterprise starship from ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}''. It's probably worth mentioning that Kaito Nakamura is played by GeorgeTakei, the actor who played Hikaru Sulu from the original Star Trek.

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** The license plate on the limousine belonging to Kaito Nakamura is '''NCC-1701''', the call sign for the original Enterprise starship from ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}''. It's probably worth mentioning that Kaito Nakamura is played by GeorgeTakei, Creator/GeorgeTakei, the actor who played Hikaru Sulu from the original Star Trek.


** Also, one MacGuffin is a [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean compass that doesn't point north.]]

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** Also, one MacGuffin is a [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean [[Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean compass that doesn't point north.]]



** It's been noted that Gabriel Gray looks eerily like [[{{Superman}} Clark Kent]] and his watch shop has a crystal shaped like the Fortress of Solitude.
** Not only do we get a children's choir singing the theme from ''TheGreatestAmericanHero'', but William Katt, Ralph Hinkley himself, plays one of Traci's victims. Believe it or not.

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** It's been noted that Gabriel Gray looks eerily like [[{{Superman}} [[Franchise/{{Superman}} Clark Kent]] and his watch shop has a crystal shaped like the Fortress of Solitude.
** Not only do we get a children's choir singing the theme from ''TheGreatestAmericanHero'', ''Series/TheGreatestAmericanHero'', but William Katt, Ralph Hinkley himself, plays one of Traci's victims. Believe it or not.

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* UselessWithoutPowers: With her powers, Daphne can run at SuperSpeed. Without her powers, she is unable to walk unaided due to her cerebral palsy.


** Everyone loves Waffles... just like on that [[DeadLikeMe other show Brian Fuller worked on.]]

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** Everyone loves Waffles... just like on that [[DeadLikeMe [[Series/DeadLikeMe other show Brian Fuller worked on.]]

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