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Heroes: Run!

The truth behind who Claire's real father is revealed as Claire's adoptive mother faces a crisis. Matt agrees to work as a bodyguard for an attorney, which puts him closer to Linderman's assassin. Hiro and Ando return to Las Vegas to retrieve the sword. Meanwhile, Simone turns to an unlikely person for help in finding Peter.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x15
Production Number: 115
Airdate: Monday February 12th, 2007

Alternate Airdates:

BE (VT4) Apr 23, 2007
AU (Seven) May 09, 2007
UK (BBC TWO) May 21, 2007
NL (RTL 5) Sep 27, 2007
DE (RTL 2) Jan 16, 2008
FI (MTV3) Jan 23, 2008

Guest Stars
Ashley CrowAshley Crow
As Sandra Bennet
Bill FagerbakkeBill Fagerbakke
As Gustafsson
Cristine RoseCristine Rose
As Angela Petrelli
Elizabeth LackeyElizabeth Lackey
As Janice Parkman
James Kyson LeeJames Kyson Lee
As Ando Masahashi
Jessalyn GilsigJessalyn Gilsig
As Meredith Gordon
Kevin ChamberlinKevin Chamberlin
As Aaron Malsky
Missi PyleMissi Pyle
As Hope
Zachary QuintoZachary Quinto
As Sylar
Ethan CohnEthan Cohn
As Zane Taylor

Co-Guest Stars
Jeremy Gram WeaverJeremy Gram Weaver
As Uniformed Cop
John Lacy (1)John Lacy (1)
As Detective
Paul PerriPaul Perri
As Dealer
Main Cast
Jack ColemanJack Coleman
As Noah Bennet
Greg GrunbergGreg Grunberg
As Matt Parkman
Ali LarterAli Larter
As Niki/Jessica Sanders (S01-S02); Tracy Strauss (S03-)
Masi OkaMasi Oka
As Hiro Nakamura
Hayden PanettiereHayden Panettiere
As Claire Bennet
Adrian PasdarAdrian Pasdar
As Nathan Petrelli
Sendhil RamamurthySendhil Ramamurthy
As Mohinder Suresh
Noah Gray-CabeyNoah Gray-Cabey
As Micah Sanders
Leonard RobertsLeonard Roberts
As D.L. Hawkins


Meredith calls Nathan and informs him that their daughter, Claire, has found her. Nathan says it's been 14 years since the fire and the aftermath when he went to her funeral. She explains that she was being chased and caused the fire, using her apparent death as cover to make her escape. Nathan wonders if she's threatening to reveal Claire's existence to undermine his political campaign, and offers her $100,000 to remain silent, then hangs up...

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Episode Notes
Santiago Cabrera (Isaac Mendez), Tawny Cypress (Simone Deveaux) and Milo Ventimiglia (Peter Petrelli) are not credited and do not appear in this episode.

The scene where Matt drives Malsky to the diamond merchant was filmed on the loop on the 10 and 110 near the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

The scenes inside the Ridgway Jewelry were filmed at in the "Diamond District" in downtown Los Angeles, which runs from 5th and Olive Street to 8th and Broadway.

Meredith Gordon's trailer is an actual trailer in a park in Santa Clarita, California.

Working Title: Nothing to Lose

Zane Taylor is named after writer Adam Armus' nephew.

Ratings: 14.68 million viewers

Episode Quotes
Micah: Are we ever gonna talk about it?
D.L.: Talk about what?
Micah: What we can do. Our powers. I just feel like we’re supposed to be fighting crime or something.

Hiro: More than anything, a hero must have hope.
Ando: Fine. You figure out how to get into Linderman's office, I will find hope.

Ando: You said I needed to find Hope. It’s a sign!
Hiro: It’s a coincidence.
Ando: How come whenever you want to do something, it’s our destiny. But when I want to do something, it’s not important.

Nathan: How can you be so cold?
Angela: Because I know you, Nathan. And under that gruff exterior, you're a sap.

Sylar: All this time I was trying to fight it, deny it. But there is no shame in having this ability, is there?
Mohinder: None whatsoever, it would be like denying you have brown eyes.
Sylar: Right.

Mohinder: (closing voiceover) To survive in this world, we hold close to us those on whom we depend. We trust in them our hopes, our fears. But what happens when trust is lost? Where do we run, when things we believe in vanish before our eyes? When all seems lost, the future unknowable, our very existence in peril, all we can do is run.

Episode Goofs
As Sylar is stealing Zane's ability, Zane's collar changes from being popped up to lying flat.

Cultural References
The badges that Hiro and Ando wear while in the Montecito are the same badges that are worn in NBC's Las Vegas.

Zane's Ramones T-shirt

Zane's Ramones t-shirt is a tribute to executive producer Allan Arkush, who was the director for the 1979 Ramones film, Rock and Roll High School. Zane Taylor is also the name of writer Adam Armus's nephew.

Hope: (to Hiro) Thanks for the help, Sulu.

Sulu is a character from Star Trek who was played by George Takei. Takei played Hiro's father in the preceding episode.

Hiro: I come in peace.

Hiro is making another reference to Star Trek.

Abilities Development
Zane Taylor: Zane can turn any metallic object into liquid.
Sylar: Sylar gains the ability to turn any metallic object into liquid.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorTim Kring
Executive ProducerTim Kring
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