Heroes Season 4
Universal (2009)
Science Fiction
In Collection
#283
7*
Seen ItYes
025192043895
IMDB   7.7
798 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   NR (Not Rated)
Sendhil Ramamurthy Mohinder Suresh
Masi Oka Hiro Nakamura
Hayden Panettiere Claire Bennet
Zachary Quinto Sylar | Gabriel Gray
Malcolm McDowell Linderman
Ali Larter Tracy Strauss | Nicole "Niki" Sanders | Jessica Sanders
Robert Knepper Samuel Sullivan
Eric Roberts Thompson
Stephen Tobolowsky Robert Bishop
Leonard Roberts D.L. Hawkins
Santiago Cabrera Isaac Mendez
Dania Ramirez Maya Herrera
Kristen Bell Elle Bishop
Cristine Rose Angela Petrelli
Ashley Crow Sandra Bennet
Director
John Badham
Paul Shapiro
Producer Tim Kring
Dennis Hammer
Writer Jesse Alexander
Mark Verheiden
Cinematography Charlie Lieberman
John B. Aronson
Musician Lisa Coleman
Wendy Melvoin

Heroes is a cult serial saga about people all over the world discovering that they have superpowers and trying to deal with how this change affects their lives. Not only are they discovering what having superpowers means to them but also the larger picture of where those powers come from and what they might mean to the rest of the world.
Episodes
 60 mins    9/21/2009  1.  Orientation
Six weeks after Matt and the others wiped Sylar's mind, the Heroes attempt to go on living normal lives. We are introduced to "family" of carnies with abilities. Angela Petrelli and H.R.G. are in the works of restoring The Company while Claire makes new "friends" at school. Tracy is still hunting everyone from Building 26. Meanwhile, Hiro and Ando start a "Heroes for Hire" business.
Director:  David Straiton  Writer:  Tim Kring 
Guest starring:  Madeline Zima, Lisa Lackey,  Ray Park, Dawn Olivieri,  Rick Worthy, Saemi Nakamura
 60 mins    9/21/2009  2.  Jump, Push, Fall
Claire and her new friend Gretchen investigate the death of Claire's roommate Annie, while Noah comes to Peter for assistance. Samuel and Edgar recover the compass, Hiro realizes his new destiny, and Matt is tormented with mental images from a dangerous foe.
Director:  Edward Bianchi  Writer:  Adam Armus  / Kay Foster 
Guest starring:  Madeline Zima, Lisa Lackey,  Ray Park, Dawn Olivieri,  Rick Worthy, Assaf Cohen, Wes Ramsey,  Zeljko Ivanek, Mercedws Colon, Saemi Nakamura
 60 mins    9/28/2009  3.  Ink
Peter faces unexpected consequences for his heroic acts and encounters a reluctant new hero. As Claire continues to adjust to college life, she must figure out how to deal with her ability having been revealed. Meanwhile, Samuel moves heaven and earth to recapture the memories of his late brother Joseph. Elsewhere, Matt struggles with his internal demons as Sylar mysteriously resurfaces.
Director:  Roxann Dawson  Writer:  Aron Eli Coleite 
Guest starring:  Louise Fletcher, Madeline Zima, Deanne Bray,  Rick Worthy, Dawn Olivieri,  Daniel Newman, Assaf Cohen
 60 mins    10/5/2009  4.  Acceptance
As "Nathan" starts displaying new powers, he has visions of an incident from his past involving a young girl and decides to investigate. Hiro tries to save a co-worker and learns a truth about himself. Tracy tries to regain her old life and job.
Director:  Christopher Misiano  Writer:  Bryan Fuller 
Guest starring:  Bruce BoxleitnerRay Park, Dawn Olivieri, Akihiro Kitamura, Saemi Nakamura, Jayson Blair,  Swoosie Kurtz
 60 mins    10/12/2009  5.  Hysterical Blindness
Samuel prepares for new additions to his family, while Lydia warns him of the consequences. Claire discovers that her roommate Gretchen may have a hidden agenda. Meanwhile, Peter finds an unexpected way to connect with Emma, who would prefer to stay distant. Elsewhere, a different side of Sylar emerges as he desperately tries to remember the person he used to be.
Director:  SJ Clarkson  Writer:  Joe Pokaski 
Guest starring:  Louise Fletcher, Madeline Zima,  Ray Park, Dawn Olivieri, Deanne Bray, Christine Adams, Tessa Thompson, Rachel Melvin,  Ernie Hudson, Jack Wallace, Sydney Sweeney
 60 mins    10/19/2009  6.  Tabula Rasa
Under Samuel’s guidance, Sylar starts on a path to rediscover his true identity. Hiro helps Emma accept and understand the great possibilities that go along with having an ability. Meanwhile, Peter enlists HRG to help him find a healer who can save Hiro’s life.
Director:  Jim Chory  Writer:  Rob Fresco 
Guest starring:  Ellen Greene, Deanne Bray,  Ray Park, Dawn Olivieri, Carlease Burke, Mark L. Young,  Jayma MaysErnie Hudson
 60 mins    10/26/2009  7.  Strange Attractors
Matt goes to extreme measures to extinguish Sylar , who continues to torment him. Elsewhere, HRG calls in a favor from Tracy to save a troubled young boy whose misfortunes resemble her own. While Claire and Gretchen are being hazed by their new sorority sisters, they realize pledging might not be their biggest problem.
Director:  Tucker Gates  Writer:  Carlos Coto 
Guest starring:  Madeline Zima, Dawn Olivieri,  Raphael Sbarge, Mark L. Young, Lisa Lackey,  Rick Worthy, Tessa Thompson, Bonnie Brantley, Kate Purgal, Danica Stewart, Candice Patton, Randy Flagler, Jonathan Goldstein, Darryl Crittenden, Erin O'Reilly
 60 mins    11/2/2009  8.  Once Upon a Time in Texas
When Hiro travels three years into the past, he has a second chance to save Charlie from the hands of Sylar. However, Samuel’s presence serves to complicate Hiro’s mission even further. Elsewhere, H.R.G.’s past with his Primatech partner is revealed.
Director:  Nate Goodman  Writer:  Aury Wallington  / Aron Eli Coleite 
Guest starring:  Elisabeth Röhm,  Jayma Mays, Dawn Olivieri, Danielle Savre, Sally Champlin,  Santiago Cabrera, Bryce Hurless, Candace Smith, Nora Zehetner
 60 mins    11/9/2009  9.  Shadowboxing
Claire is determined to get to the bottom of the Sorority Rush attacks on her own, until H.R.G. intervenes only to realize he may be the source of her troubles. Meanwhile, Peter's new ability is a perfect fit for his job and gives him the opportunity to help Emma accept her new life. Elsewhere, Sylar's battle at gaining full control over Matt's body escalates with potentially dangerous implications at stake.
Director:  Jim Chory  Writer:  Joe Pokaski  / Misha Green 
Guest starring:  Madeline Zima, Tessa Thompson, Dawn Olivieri, Carlease Burke, Assaf Cohen, Deanne Bray, Sally Champlin, Omar Leyva, Marie Wong, Anna Clark, Danica Stewart, Candice Patton, Kat Purgall, Cindy Chiu, Zoe Bolden
 60 mins    11/16/2009  10.  Brother's Keeper
Samuel learns just how powerful he can become and takes dangerous measures to reach his full potential. Meanwhile, as Tracy begins to lose control of her ability, one of her own comes in harms way. Elsewhere, Sylar continues his battle with Matt.
Director:  Bryan Spicer  Writer:  Mark Verheiden  / Rob Fresco 
Guest starring:  Jimmy Jean-Louis, Andrew Connolly, Ravi Kapoor, Kavi Ladnier, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Heather Ankeny
 60 mins    11/23/2009  11.  Thanksgiving
H.R.G. hosts an untraditional Thanksgiving dinner. Elsewhere, the Petrelli family gets a surprise guest at their table. Meanwhile, Samuel continues to hold Hiro hostage, as Lydia goes in search for the truth.
Director:  Seith Mann  Writer:  Adam Armus  / Kay Foster 
Guest starring:  Madeline Zima,  Ray Park, Dawn Olivieri, Elisabeth Röhm, Hank Stratton,  Sasha Pieterse, Andrew Connolly, Harry Perry, Dusty Sorg
 60 mins    11/30/2009  12.  The Fifth Stage
Unexpected visitors greet H.R.G.; Samuel's plan starts to come to fruition; struggling to accept the truth, Peter takes extreme measures to get what he wants; Claire's journey leads her to an unexpected destination.
Director:  Kevin Dowling  Writer:  Tim Kring 
Guest starring:  Madeline Zima, Dawn Olivieri, Todd Stashwick, Elisabeth Röhm, Carlease Burke, David H. Lawrence XVII
 60 mins    1/4/2010  13.  Upon This Rock
As Claire becomes immersed into the world of the Carnival, she becomes increasingly suspicious of Samuel's motives. Hiro is on a mission to rescue one of his own, but has difficulty communicating his intentions to Ando.
Director:  Ron Underwood  Writer:  Juan Carlos Coto 
Guest starring:  Deanne Bray, Dawn Olivieri, Todd Stashwick, David H. Lawrence XVII,  Sasha Pieterse, Saemi Nakamura, Adam Lazarre-White, Justin Evans, Jackson Wurth
 60 mins    1/4/2010  14.  Let it Bleed
Sylar returns to the Carnival in search of answers, H.R.G. tries to forge an alliance with Edgar and Peter continues to struggle with the loss of his brother.
Director:  Jeannot Szwarc  Writer:  Jim Martin 
Guest starring:  Ray Park, Dawn Olivieri, Elisabeth Röhm, David H. Lawrence XVII, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Justin Evans, Jackson Wurth, Cary Mizobe, Christopher May
 60 mins    1/11/2010  15.  Close To You
H.R.G. recruits Matt to help him take down Samuel, as they use his long-lost love, Vanessa, to lure him to them, but Samuel has his own plans for Vanessa in the works. Meanwhile, Hiro and Ando go to extreme lengths to save Dr. Suresh. Elsewhere, Peter's introduction of Emma to his mother brings forth visions of a very grim future.
Director:  Roxann Dawson  Writer:  Rob Fresco 
Guest starring:  Kate Vernon, Deanne Bray, Dawn Olivieri, Todd Stashwick, Lisa Lackey, Elisabeth Röhm,  Sasha Pieterse
 60 mins    1/18/2010  16.  Pass/Fail
Hiros life hangs in the balance as his brain tumor worsens, prompting him to subconsciously deal with some of his past decisions. Meanwhile, Sylar pays Claire an unexpected visit to get answers as to why he isn't quite himself. Elsewhere, Samuels plan to impress his long-lost love, Vanessa, takes a terrifying turn.
Director:  Michael Nankin  Writer:  Oliver Grigsby 
Guest starring:  Madeline Zima, Dawn Olivieri, Lisa Lackey, Kate Vernon,  Tamlyn Tomita, Danielle Savre,  Sasha Pieterse, David Anders,  George Takei, Sally Champlin,  Mary Wickliffe, Helen Eigenberg, Jordon Dang, Satomi Okuno, Shevaun Cavanaugh Kastl
 60 mins    1/25/2010  17.  The Art of Deception
H.R.G. enacts his plan to take down the Carnival with the help of Lauren and Suresh. Sylar visits Matt looking to understand his desire to make a human connection, but Matt has a plan of his own. Meanwhile, Peter warns Emma of Samuel's intentions after his grim vision of the future.
Director:  Sj Carlson  Writer:  Mark Verheiden  / Misha Green 
Guest starring:  Madeline Zima, Dawn Olivieri,  Ray Park, Deanne Bray, Todd Stashwick, Lisa Lackey, Elisabeth Röhm, David H. Lawrence XVII, Harry Perry, Erin Allin O'Reilly, Kaleigh Ryan
 60 mins    2/1/2010  18.  The Wall
Fueled by his vision of Emma in grave danger, Peter attempts to rescue Sylar from his worst nightmare. At the carnival, Samuel reveals H.R.G.s secret past in order to bring Claire to his side. Meanwhile, Lauren makes a bold move to put a stop to Samuel.
Director:  Allan Arkush  Writer:  Adam Armus  / Nora Kay Foster 
Guest starring:  Deanne Bray, Elisabeth Röhm, Todd Stashwick, Sherri Saum, Stephen Taylor, Harry Perry,  Eric Roberts, Kenneth Colom, Meghan McCaig
 60 mins    2/8/2010  19.  Brave New World
Everyone bands together to try to stop Samuel from taking the lives of thousands. Peter joins forces with his most unexpected ally to save Emma. Meanwhile, H.R.G.'s life hangs in the balance as he and Claire find themselves trapped underground with oxygen quickly running out. Elsewhere, Hiro starts to come to grips with the decisions he has made and is called into action to help stop a disaster.
Director:  Adam Kane  Writer:  Tim Kring 
Guest starring:  N. Ilker Keser, Deanne Bray, David H. Lawrence XVII,  Ray Park, Elisabeth Röhm, K Callan, Harry Perry, Daryl Crittenden, Erin Allin O'Reilly, Kaleigh Ryan, Allyson Roche
Edition Details
Series Heroes
Distributor Universal
Release Date 8/3/2010
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen (1.78:1)
Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1)
Subtitles French; Spanish; English (Closed Captioned)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
DTS-HD HR 5.1 [English]
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 5

Features
Disc 01 Deconstructing Sylar; Milo Speaks; Sullivan Brothers Design Gallery; Heroes Revolution; Genetics of a Scene