Story Code: '401'
by Tim Kring
Claire attends High School in California and meets her hyper room-mate, Annie, and befriends a freshman named Gretchen Berg, who knows all about her past… In Tokyo, Ando and Hiro’s ‘Dial a Hero’ business finally gets some business: rescuing a cat; but as Ando saves the frightened feline, Hiro’s powers malfunction again… Working as a paramedic in New York, Peter becomes obsessed with saving lives… In Washington D.C., Noah is attacked by the vengeful Tracy Strauss, only to be saved by Danko… Perturbed by the fact that Sylar has become her son, Angela meets ‘Nathan’ for lunch and learns how he is a changed man… At the Sullivan Bros. Carnival, the proprietor, Samuel, uses a tattooed lady and his power over ink to find a replacement for his recently deceased brother… Noah makes a deal with Tracy… Danko is killed by a knife-wielding Carny… Hiro recovers and admits to Ando that he is dying; then his powers go wrong again, and he travels back in time fourteen years to the Sullivan Bros. Carnival… Claire makes a shocking discovery about Annie…
Jack Coleman (Noah Bennet), Greg Grunberg (Matt Parkman), Ali Larter (Tracy Strauss), James Kyson Lee (Ando Masahashi), Masi Oka (Hiro Nakamura), Hayden Panettiere (Claire Bennet), Adrian Pasdar ('Nathan Petrelli' [Sylar]), Zachary Quinto (Gabriel Gray / Sylar), Daniel Newman (Jimmy Keppler), Cristine Rose (Angela Petrelli), Milo Ventimiglia (Peter Petrelli), Assaf Cohen (Hesam), Daryl Crittenden (Carny #1), Ashley Crow (Sandra Bennet [Voice]), Jordan Dang (Young Ando), Marine Fujisawa (Little Girl), Blair Hickey (Bank Manager), Zeljko Ivanek (Emile Danko), Jimmy Jean-Louis (The Haitian), Mikey Kawata (Young Hiro), Robert Knepper (Samuel Sullivan), Scott Lowell (Professor), Rachel Melvin (Annie), Saemi Nakamura (Kimiko Nakamura), Satomi Okuno (Young Kimiko), Dawn Olivieri (Lydia), Ray Park (Edgar), Jack Wallace (Arnold), Rick Worthy (Mike), Jarret Wright (Alfred, Angela's Driver), Madeline Zima (Gretchen Berg), Gregory Zola (Roy), Kazumi Aihara (Japanese Woman)*, Brandy Futch (Cheerleader)*, Natalina Maggio (Cheerleader)*, Joshua McCabe (Carnival Goer)*, Markeia McCarty (Student)*, Eric Shackelford (Carny #2)*
Directed by David Straiton
Produced by Lori Motyer
Executive Producers Adam Armus, Jim Chory, Kay Foster, Dennis Hammer and Tim Kring
Created by Tim Kring
TX (US - Sci-Fi Channel):
21st September 2009
*Featuring Matt Parkman, Tracy Strauss, Hiro Nakamura, Ando Masahashi, Claire Bennet, Noah Bennet, Peter Petrelli and 'Nathan Petrelli'
*This episode was edited together with 'Jump, Push, Fall' to make a double-length season premiere