Returning to the present, the heroes must come together in an attempt to stop the release of a deadly strain of the virus and avert a global pandemic.
The series emulates the aesthetic style and storytelling of American comic books, using multi-episode story arcs that build upon a larger, more encompassing narrative.
The critically acclaimed first season had a run of 23 episodes and garnered an average of 14.3 million viewers in the United States, receiving the highest rating for an NBC drama premiere in five years.
Monica Dawson did not appear after scenes including her were cut.
Niki was also written out but actress Ali Larter remained on the show portraying a new character Tracy Strauss, Niki's triplet sister with the power to freeze objects with a touch.
In season one Claude portrayed by Christopher Eccleston who had the power of invisibility was instrumental in helping Peter understand his powers throwing him off a building to try to help him fly but he discovered he healed instead.
Simone Deveaux was the first major character to be written out, dying near the end of season one.
After only having a short time to come to terms with their new abilities, each of the heroes is drawn into the final showdown.
They must each do their part to stop the destruction of the world that starts with an impending explosion at Kirby Plaza in New York City.
Each main character's story is developed separately and as time passes their paths cross and it is explained how their stories are intertwined and connected.
This is the story of ordinary people who discover extraordinary super powers after a solar eclipse reveals them, and how these abilities affect the characters' daily lives.
Heroes is an American psychological thriller science fiction television drama series created by Tim Kring that appeared on NBC for four seasons from September 25, 2006 through February 8, 2010.