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

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

10 of 11 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
Format: DVD
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 Sept. 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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By Mark Baker - Carstairs Considers TOP 500 REVIEWER on 10 May 2015
Format: Blu-ray
Yes, I was the one person who kept watching Heroes as its decent continued in season four. No, I'm still not completely sure why I continued. There were moments of great storytelling here, but for the most part it was an overdone mess.

Once again, season four opens with our characters trying to live normal lives. Peter (Milo Ventimiglia) is working as a paramedic. Claire (Hayden Panettiere) is starting her freshman year of college. Hiro (Masi Oka) is running his father's company with a little bit of hero work on the side.

Of course, if things stayed that way, there would be no show. Hiro quickly realizes that he is very sick, and every time he uses his powers, he is that much closer to dying. Claire's roommate dies not too long after they've met.

The real danger comes from a carnival, however. The carnival is populated with people with powers, and most of them see it as a place where they can be themselves without being ostracized by normal people. However, Samuel Sullivan (Robert Knepper), their leader, has a sinister plan all his own, and he needs everyone with powers to accomplish it.

Meanwhile, the most interested storyline of the season involves Sylar (Zachary Quinto). His body has been forced to think he is the late Nathan Petrelli (Adrian Pasdar), but "Nathan" is beginning to suspect that something is very wrong with himself. Meanwhile, Sylar's personality is haunting Matt Parkman (Greg Grunberg) who used his mind shifting ability to create the fake Nathan. Will Sylar get his body back? Will he drive Matt crazy in the process?

I must confess that I watched this season more out of morbid curiosity and habit than I did because I was being entertained.
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