Heroes

Cold Snap

Season 3, Ep 20, Aired 3/23/09
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  • Episode Description
  • The identity of "Rebel" is revealed. Noah wants Danko to let Tracy go in the hope that she will lead them to Rebel. Hiro and Ando continue with the mission that Rebel entrusted to them, to keep the new hero safe.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Bryan Fuller

  • James Kyson Lee

    Ando Masahashi

  • Masi Oka

    Hiro Nakamura

  • Elizabeth Lackey

    Janice Parkman

  • Jack Coleman

    Noah Bennet/HRG

  • Photos (10)
  • Fan Reviews (59)
  • Rebel, Rebel. Not just the character but Bryan Fuller the writer as well.

    By AegisAtreyu, Apr 05, 2009

  • Is Bryan Fuller a Godsend? Is his return to the Heroes writing staff the change that is needed to give the show a much-needed shove in the right direction?

    By screenagedkicks, May 03, 2009

  • Pointless episode with fewer and fewer characters, even characters being killed off. I'm starting to worry about Heroes' future.

    By whiteraven2005, Apr 11, 2009

  • extremely good episode

    By DerickBentham, Mar 24, 2009

  • Strong special effects, Weak plotline.

    By IProcrastinator, Mar 24, 2009

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (11)

    • Ando: People like us are being arrested. Janice: By who? The government? Hiro: Yes. They're rounding us up. And they're coming for little Matt. We were sent to help. Janice: The government is coming for my son? He's just a baby. He's no threat.

    • Micah: I thought that because you looked like my mom, that I knew you. Tracy: If I met you earlier in my political career, maybe I'd be more like my bio. But I'm not that person. I'm not your mom. Micah: I know. You're nothing like her. My mom, who was the everyday American, was a hero. You're just a politician. Tracy: And who are you? Che Guevara? Micah: Che Guevara led a revolution. This is a rebellion. So whose side are you on? And "mine" is not an answer.

    • Daphne: I didn't know you could fly. Matt: I didn't know you could run on water.

    • Daphne: You convinced them I was Gwen Stefani? Matt: Uh... yeah. Got you a good room, didn't it?

    • Angela: Hello, Millie. Millie: You look like you've been mugged and the first thing they stole was your dignity.

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    Notes (1)

    • International Airdates:
      UK: April 6, 2009 on BBC2
      Belgium: May 14, 2009 on VT4
      Latin America: May 22, 2009 on Universal Channel
      Australia: June 4, 2009 on Channel Seven/7HD
      Germany: January 13, 2010 on RTL II
      Finland: June 19, 2010 on Sub
      Czech Republic: October 15, 2010 on Prima COOL
      Slovakia: August 14, 2012 on Markiza

    Trivia (3)

    • When Hiro takes the baby bottle and gives it to baby Matt, the milk is clearly moving despite the fact that Hiro has stopped time.

    • When Hiro unplugs the TV, its clear that the actual set is still plugged in. A green light is visible on the bottom corner of the TV which indicates that it has power.

    • When Hiro unplugs the TV, he unplugs a 3-prong plug. When the TV turns back on and they look at the plug on the floor, it is only a 2-prong plug.

    Allusions (6)

    • Danko: I'm smarter than the average bear. Referencing Yogi Bear, an animated bear created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. He starred in The Yogi Bear Show and the movie Hey There, It's Yogi Bear! (1964). Yogi, along with his sidekick Boo Boo, roams Jellystone Park, steal picnic bears, and avoids Ranger Smith.

    • (Hiro and Ando hide in a closet, leaving only their faces showing out of a wall of stuffed animals.) This mirrors a scene in the movie E.T. in which E.T. hides among the toys in Elliott's closet in the same manner.

    • Noah: (as Building 26 loses power) Rebel, Rebel. Rebel Rebel is a song by David Bowie from his 1974 album Diamond Dogs.

    • Hiro: Like a baby Genesis Device. Life from lifelessness The Genesis Device is a machine that is featured in the movie Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. The device was capable of terraforming a barren or inhospitable planet into an Earth-like planet. Its effect was described in the film as "life from lifelessness".

    • (Daphne stands on Matt's feet so that he can fly with her.) This scene may be a reference to the movies Superman (1978) and Superman Returns (2006) in which Superman flies with Lois Lane in almost the same way.

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