Season 1 Episode 20

Five Years Gone

Aired Monday 9:00 PM Apr 30, 2007 on NBC

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  • Hiro and Ando go five years into the future, and find out what will happen if they don not stop the explosion.

    This was one of the best episodes of the first season, and entire series, only a couple trumping it in the latter. Man was this episode a huge wake up for the characters of Hiro (Masi Oka) and Ando (guest star James Kyson Lee). Not only did it answer the question of what will happen if the explosion is not stopped, but it created a good sense of what would of happened to the characters if it happened. Many of the heroes died in the explosion including Micah and D.L. This leads to Niki (Ali Larter) to develop a relationship with Peter (Milo Ventimiglia). Five years older Hiro goes and asks Peter for help, and everything well just so well done. The story where Nathan (Adrian Pasdar) is trying to kill all, well, those with gifts, was amazing. Even making us not necessarily know that it was actually Sylar (guest star Zachary Quinto). Claire (Hayden Panettierre) is in hiding, and is a brunette. They created so many great story lines in one episode that reunited the characters from their failed attempt, and it was just amazing.