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Heroes: Intervention for the small screen or Misfits of Science drama?

Poll #834846 Heroes

The new TV show Heroes is like:

Misfits of Science, the short-lived NBC show (1985-1986), only less geeky and silly.
0(0.0%)
the X-Men movie franchise, only more accessible to a general audience.
3(23.1%)
Anne McCaffrey's Saga of the Talents (Pegasus, Pegasus in Flight, Pegasus in Space), only younger and hipper
0(0.0%)
Julian May's Intervention books (The Surveillance and The Metaconcert), only without the Galactic Milieu.
0(0.0%)
Joss Whedon's Firefly-verse, only set on Earth.
0(0.0%)
Lost, only with a plot that actually moves.
0(0.0%)
None of the above: it is enirely its own unique creation.
1(7.7%)

The new TV show Heroes is most like:

Misfits of Science, the short-lived NBC show (1985-1986)
1(7.7%)
the X-Men movie franchise
8(61.5%)
Anne McCaffrey's Saga of the Talents (Pegasus, Pegasus in Flight, Pegasus in Space)
3(23.1%)
Julian May's Intervention
0(0.0%)
James Cameron's Dark Angel, only present-day and less dystopian
0(0.0%)
Joss Whedon's Firefly
1(7.7%)
Lost
0(0.0%)

Extraterrestrial intervention?

Yes, please.
0(0.0%)
It'd be cool, but it won't happen.
3(20.0%)
I hope it doesn't happen, because it would be cliche.
6(40.0%)
I hope it doesn't happen, because they'd lose a lot of the audience.
3(20.0%)
I hope it doesn't happen for some other reason.
3(20.0%)

What are the Heroes?

Fugitives from some government experiment
1(6.7%)
Products of an alien intervention
0(0.0%)
Extraterrestrials themelves
0(0.0%)
The "next stage" in human evolution (or prochronistic mutants)
12(80.0%)
People of ordinary heritage, exposed to some mutagenic substance
1(6.7%)
All of the above, I hope
1(6.7%)

One a 1 to 10 scale, I would rate the premiere episode:

Mean: 8.13 Median: 8 Std. Dev 1.75
1
0(0.0%)
2
0(0.0%)
3
1(6.7%)
4
0(0.0%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
1(6.7%)
7
1(6.7%)
8
5(33.3%)
9
4(26.7%)
10
3(20.0%)

Favorite Hero?

Peter Petrelli - the attempted suicide
1(6.7%)
Nathan Petrelli - the politician
0(0.0%)
Mohinder Suresh - the professor and "organizer"
4(26.7%)
Isaac Mendez - the drug addict
1(6.7%)
Niki Sanders - the stripper mom
1(6.7%)
Hiro Nakamura - the salaryman
8(53.3%)
Claire Bennet - the cheerleader
0(0.0%)
D. L. Hawkins - the inmate
0(0.0%)
Matt Parkman - the cop
0(0.0%)

Favorite powers / metafunctions?

Telepathy / Farsensing
1(6.2%)
Mind Control / Coercion
1(6.2%)
Fire-raising & Illusion / Creativity
2(12.5%)
Flight / Auto-psychokinesis
2(12.5%)
Regeneration / Auto-redaction
1(6.2%)
Teleportation / D-jumping
0(0.0%)
Chronokinesis / U-field
0(0.0%)
Prescience / Prolepsis
0(0.0%)
Phasing / Interlocution
0(0.0%)
Other
0(0.0%)

How would you summarize the show for a new viewer? (Please discuss below.)



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Banazir
Tags: anne mccaffrey, heroes, julian may, science fiction, television, x-men
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