Heroes 4 Seasons 2009

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Season 4
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1. Orientation AGES_15_AND_OVER

Claire struggles with adjusting to her new life in college when a mysterious death thrusts her into the spotlight once again. Elsewhere, Hiro and Ando continue their noble quest to help people by promoting their abilities. Angela fears Nathan will soon discover his true identity; while Matt is haunted by an unexpected visitor seeking something he has lost. Tracy Strauss and H.R.G.

Starring:
Jack Coleman,Greg Grunberg
Runtime:
43 minutes

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Season 4
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Product Details

Genres Drama, Science Fiction, Action & Adventure
Director David Straiton
Starring Jack Coleman, Greg Grunberg
Supporting actors Ali Larter, James Kyson Lee, Masi Oka, Hayden Panettiere, Adrian Pasdar, Zachary Quinto, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Dania Ramirez, Milo Ventimiglia, Cristine Rose, Robert Knepper, Santiago Cabrera, Leonard Roberts, Taw
Season year 2010
Network NBC Universal
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By TS on 29 Dec 2010
Format: DVD
Absolutely brilliant, season 4 epitomises what Heroes is all about, this pulls it all together. Not so much slicing and dicing, appearing and disappearing, it just simply makes sense of it all.

Good things must come to an end, but the ending doesn't quite make you convinced it's quite the end.

Grammy and Bafta winner..... Maybe If I was Hiro, I could have a say in that :)

Excellent stuff....
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30 of 36 people found the following review helpful By AK TOP 500 REVIEWER on 26 April 2010
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Watching Season 4 will be in some ways very much unlike the previous seasons - sure, the basic premise of course remains and many of the characters are familiar (and the ones who are not are no less gifted). The positive development in my opinion is that the whole show calms down a bit and istead of jumping between alternate futures episode to episode, there seems to be a consistency of theme throughout the season.

The new addition is the Carneval - a way for a group of people with abilities to hide - and as for people, Samuel is the main new character. Without spoiling any of it, the majority of the show links to / revolves around the Carneval and Samuel, while at the same time also revealing more about Claire (the cheerleader, who now is luckily out of the cry 5 times a minute phase for good) and Noah Bennett. There are also two subplots focused on Gabriel and Hiro respectively, which work rather neatly.

The added focus, and as a result a slightly slower pace of events in my opinion really adds to the franchise - it removes some of the frantic elements from the previous seasons and allows the story to build more slowly, also giving Kring more of an opportunity to build a more solid and bettr rgued story in the process.

If you liked the previous series, this one should definitely come as no disappointment, in fact, had you not watched the series from the start, Season 4 might be a good place to immerse yourself, before going through the rollercoaster of the previous three seasons.
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20 of 24 people found the following review helpful By Dickie on 18 Sep 2010
Format: DVD
Heroes should stand as a great tragedy of television greatness; if left as a single season it would have stood tall with a reputation that would have made it untouchable. The concept of a second season wasn't terribly bad either it was just a question of whether the characters could be taken to new heights, whether new characters would engage and whether the stories becoming more thrilling. What didn't help and in fact may be the overall contribution to Heroes' fall was the writers strike which split the second season. The second season ended up a dull affair while the third season at times felt overblown and the two volumes which made it up didn't feel consistent as a whole unit. There was still quality but some of the characters went from change to change that come the finale, they had become completely lost.

Season four and `Redemption' however isn't a complete calamity as it stands. It starts off with great potential, a more character driven plot centred on the idea of a Carnival filled with people with abilities led by the mysterious Samuel (Robert Knepper). Though many fans weren't convinced with the concept, it was a more interesting organisation than the Company or the Government Agency in previous volumes. This was in part due to the mysterious nature of its inhabitants; were they heroes or villains? The Carnival was the opposite of past organisations but the series was clever at also making it seem like a healthy alternative compared to what transpired in `Fugitives'.

Tied into this was the resolution of the `twist' at the end of `Fugitives' which whilst lacked an overall point, was a very interesting and at times entertaining aspect of the season which featured heavily Nathan Petrelli and Matt Parkman also.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Ms. Judith A. Mcandrew on 16 April 2014
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Not quite as good as the other three but still enjoyable, a great watch with twists and turns. Good price. Recommend to any anyone who likes something different. Little scary in places
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By louise on 26 Mar 2014
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I could say a lot of things about this however I am going to keep it simple and short.
I thought it was dragged out way too much and the ending was annoying - although they did axe it so maybe it would have been further developed in series 5.
I don't see how a deaf girl who plays the violin can be seen as a hero.
Got really fed up with Matt in this one.
Claire- how many times does she have to say "This is my ... attempt" we get it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Alison P on 6 May 2013
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Just finished the last season - and in that US drama way all the storylines have been tied up successfully! I really enjoyed the series, although some of the powers were a bit freaky.
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Loved this series from start to, well, finish. Fairly quickly got through each season & by the last disk of season 4, I were left wondering how it could be the end. There were so much potential for, at least two more.

The very last episode ends with 'to be continued', just having phased into chapter 6 Brave New World. Then ends with Claire jumping off the carnival Big wheel infront of news cameras. Sorry, spoiler. So, there could of been so much more. I do wonder why they decided to axe it. Funding? Lack of popularity? Does anyone know?
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Amazing - I started watching Season 1 thinking, 'This is wanting to be X-Men' and I ended Season 4 thinking, 'I want more'

Its a shame that the writers strike ruined the middle part of the story and an equal shame that the downloading phenomenon ruined the budget.

Having said that, better to end it with fans wanting more other than flog a dead horse.
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