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One of the DVDs from the series has an excellent special feature showing the process used. It was often a combination of Green Screen/CGI and staged actors and props. So to answer the question it is a fusion of both. The example shown on the DVD is a scene in the street where he's moving through a crowded shopping district and rescuing a child from an ...


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The show Heroes was originally written as a one season series so a lot of the stories and characters were were not thought out in a way that would lead to more development. The second season of Heroes was affected by the writers strike. Story lines were dropped in the middle of development and writers were changed. It caused a lot of inconsistent plots and ...


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The argument can be made is that some people who have powers just have better control over them than others. Looking at Michah, he seemed to have his power under control at a very young age whereas his mother could only tap into her power while her split personality is active. Peter couldn't control his power until Claude forced him into controlling it ...


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The key to Peter's ability is that he must be empathetic to the person in order to access their ability. Hence the powers name of Empathic Mimicry Seeing as Peter never had anything in common with Sylar and actually rued his existence, he could never be empathetic with him enough to absorb his ability. It wasn't until Peter was desperate enough to need ...


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The complicated dynamics of who gets what powers is never fully explained. For example, Nathan was the son of two people with powers, but was born without powers, they were granted to him synthetically. Peter's powers, however, came to him naturally. Peter has a variation of his dad's powers. Claire's powers are also interesting to note. Her mom (and we ...


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It's been a while since I've seen it I believe the video was actually fine but her memory/interpretation of the video was at fault. This was because her alternative personality removed the vision of the video in the same way as the memory - to protect her.


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From fxguide.com: In “bullet time” or the classic multiple camera shoot, all action is frozen and the path of the cameras cannot be very complex. Without either the shooting time nor the resources for a computerized camera rig, the team needed to be inventive. The solution was to produce special frozen mounts and rigs to allow for actors ...


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It appears to be random. Two of the show's writers, Joe Pokaski and Aron Coleite, discussed this in an interview. Here are some of the interesting snippets: Q: Now, also along this genetics line, shouldn't Nathan's other kids (Claire's half-siblings) have powers? Or is that only guaranteed if both parents are powered? A: In genetics, nothing is ...


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    Isaac Mendez and Usutu could both paint the future.     Meredith Gordon and her brother Flint could both create and manipulate fire.     Daniel Linderman and Ishi Nakamura could both heal others through physical contact. (Ishi Nakamura died in the early 1990s and is therefore only seen in flashbacks, which ...



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