What The Hell Is Sylar's Deal, Anyway?

Heroes' season finale slunk over the airwaves last night, bringing with it mindless platitudes from Suresh, the defeat of one enemy, and Sylar-related plotholes so gigantic they could fight Godzilla and win. Spoilers ahead! » 4/28/09 12:34pm 4/28/09 12:34pm

Sylar Goes Psycho In Heroes' Crappiest Episode Yet

Just when I really didn't think it was possible for Heroes to get any shittier, last night's episode happened. This was possibly the worst hour of television I have ever endured. Spoilers ahead, you masochists! » 4/21/09 11:05pm 4/21/09 11:05pm

Heroes Is Like "Hairspray" With Mind Control!

Monday's Heroes was precisely what this show should be every week: Compelling, tightly-plotted, and giving us intriguing plot twists that actually lead somewhere. Plus, flashbacks to 1961! The only thing missing was Sylar. Spoilers ahead! » 4/15/09 4:11pm 4/15/09 4:11pm

The Creepiest Episode of Heroes Ever?

Heroes got pleasingly skin-crawly last night, delivering the darkest (non-laughable) subplots we've seen in a while. There were homoerotic evil doubles and psychological tortures involving hot Russian ladies. What could go wrong? Spoilers ahead! » 4/08/09 12:02am 4/08/09 12:02am

Claire Has Alcoholism Power, and Peter Talks to Jesus

Heroes was perking up last week, but this week there was a slow slide into the melodrama blahs - punctuated by completely random religious moments. Spoilers ahead. » 3/31/09 10:33pm 3/31/09 10:33pm

Can a Rebel Make Heroes Unbarftastic Again?

On Monday night's superhero soap opera Heroes, something astonishing happened. The series' new showrunner Bryan Fuller wrote the episode, and it felt like a mutant with storytelling superpowers saved the day. Spoilers ahead! » 3/25/09 12:32pm 3/25/09 12:32pm

Bunny Stabbing and Oyster Licking on Heroes

Last night's episode of Heroes proves once and for all that this show basically does not give a crap if anyone keeps watching - especially if that "anyone" happens to be female. Spoilers ahead. » 3/10/09 3:00pm 3/10/09 3:00pm

Four Sweaty Men In Search of a Plot

io9 commenters are right. You keep asking me why I'm watching Heroes, and after last night's episode I'm finally beginning to wonder that myself. Now you can vote: Should I keep watching this show? » 2/24/09 3:19pm 2/24/09 3:19pm

Nothing Happens, And It Feels So Old-School, On Heroes

If there's one thing that Heroes is good at, it's apparently not family drama if last night's episode is anything to go by. Daddy issues for cheerleaders and psychopaths abound, and spoilers await. » 2/17/09 2:00pm 2/17/09 2:00pm

Nathan Is the Worst Fascist Dictator Ever on Heroes

Last night's Heroes brought on some seriously good evil with Sylar getting a cute new friend, but it also brought on the lameass evil with Nathan becoming the least authoritarian dictator ever. Spoilers ahead! » 2/10/09 2:30pm 2/10/09 2:30pm

Let's Hope Heroes Can Escape from 2007

Last night's episode of Heroes, the first in new chapter "Fugitives," was pretty damn good. Our characters are returning to normal just as the government is breaking down. Can this show return to form? Maybe. » 2/03/09 4:33pm 2/03/09 4:33pm

Heroes Returns To Comics Better Than Ever, But Still Underwhelming

While the second season of NBC's Heroes » 11/19/08 4:22pm 11/19/08 4:22pm may have failed to build on the success of the first on almost every conceivable level - the addition of Kirsten Bell keeping it from being a failure - the accompanying webcomics, now collected as from DC Comics, shows the potential for what we could have had - kind of.While…