Trivia: In the episodes titled "Distractions," Hiro's dad's license plate says NCC1701 (the actor playing Dad is "Star Trek's" Lieutenant Sulu), which is the registration number of the USS Enterprise on "Star Trek."

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Trivia: The artwork created by character Isaac Mendez is actually done by Tim Sales, a comic book artist who is actually color blind. He does all his work in black and white and has other people insert the color.


Trivia: There are a number of other Star Trek references in Heroes. In episode 15 (Run!), Hope refers to Hiro as "Sulu", and at one point (and several other times throughout the show) Hiro gives the Vulcan hand symbol that Spock always used when he would say "live long and prosper". Zachary Quinto, who plays Sylar, would also later play Spock in the 2009 reboot Star Trek.

Trivia: Masi Oka (Hiro), who has an IQ of 180, appeared on the August 31, 1987 cover of "Time Magazine" for an article called "Those Asian-American Whiz Kids". Masi, who was 12 years old at the time, is the boy on the left of the cover which can be seen here: http://img.timeinc.net/time/magazine/archive/covers/1987/1101870831_400.jpg


Trivia: Ashley Crow & Matthew John Armstrong, who play Sandra Bennett & Ted Sprague, are actually a married couple. He had to hold a gun to her in the show, which Matthew described as, "something he hopes his son never sees".

Trivia: In Episode 16 (Unexpected), Stan Lee (Marvel Comics) appears as a bus driver towards the end of the episode.

Trivia: www.primatechpaper.com is an actual website for the front company in the show. It also directs you to a phone number, 1-800-PRIMA16, which is also a working number about the front company.

Trivia: Cristine Rose, who plays Angela Petrelli, is only 14 years older than Adrian Pasdar, who plays her son Nathan.

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