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LAist watches: Heroes

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Last Night NBC premiered it's new Underwear-Pervert-based hour-long action-drama, Heroes and all we have to say is that we loved it. Heroes is actually our favorite scripted pilot we've seen so far this year, including much ballyhooed Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.

Trying not to give a play-by-play of the entire pilot, we will say it set up a few of the regulars in the cast, including our current favorite Hiro Nakamura. A Japanese salary-man/space-time controlling otaku played by Scrubs alum Masi Oka who played lab technician Franklin.

We were disappointed, however, when this pilot episode did not include Greg Grunberg (Alias, Lost, The Jake Effect-- Watch the Jake Effect if you haven't click on the link) as Matt the mind-reading LAPD officer. Seems the LAPD could use a few more of him. We'll surely be watching next weeks episode and will follow it through the season, already fitting tightly into our busy monday viewing schedule. The hyphenated words alone have us hooked.

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