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TR’s Heroes Live-Blog 2-2

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Apparently, NBC has moved Heroes permanently to 8pm, so I wanted to remind you guys that the TR Live-blog will begin at 7:50pm EST sharp (I do have to wonder if the earlier timeslot has anything to do with the disappearance of Mohinder and his fucking-people-until-they-stick-to-the-wall powers). If you missed last week’s episode, it actually wasn’t that bad. I mean, it wasn’t great, but right now, most the characters have one decent motivation and they have randomly deviated from that (yet), although Hiro’s plotline is still a mess and Claire — seen above enacting her brilliant plan to find out if her dormmate was murdered — still isn’t the sharpest tool in the Heroes‘ shed.

But what will tonight bring? Is Heroes finally on the right path, or are we in for the first stomach-churning turn of the season? Make a pitcher of martinis, get a straw, (or my preference, a bottle of scotch and a rubber nipple) and join us at 7:50pm EST and find out.

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.