Heroes is an American Science Fiction Drama that aired on NBC from September 25, 2006 to February 8, 2010. It had frequent story arcs centering around people who had superhuman abilities and how they coped with them.

The show continued in the 13 episode miniseries Heroes Reborn starting with the first two episodes premiering on September 24, 2015.

References to Back to the Future


Tales From Space makes an appearance.


Six Months Ago

  • Hiro, while in the past in Texas, attempts to call Ando Masahashi back in Japan. However, Ando is not there and instead he speaks with his past self on the phone. When he realizes this, he hangs up to prevent a paradox and exclaims Doc's catchphrase, "Great Scott!"

Better Halves


  • Future Hiro again references the space-time continuum.



  • Nathan meets Hiro in Isaac's apartment. During their conversation, Nathan says "Look I can't believe I'm about to say this... you, you... teleported here, back from the future?"


Four Months Later

  • After the village of Otsu is burned, Hiro tells Takezo Kensei that he, Ando and the world as they know it may no longer exist in the future due to his actions. Takezo exclaims, "Great-o Scott!"

Heroes 360

  • In one of Hiro's blog entries, Hiro wishes he could have his own personal Dr. Emmett Brown for guidance.
  • After riding in a limo, Hiro lists "a De Lorean going at 88 miles per hour" as one of the things he still needs to ride.

Heroes Reborn

Game Over

  • Ren mentions the address to the "fortress" (Renautas Headquarters) to be at "88 Hill Valley Road, Midian". The number refers to the mph that the DeLorean time machine needs to travel through time, with the road referring to the name of the city that the trilogy is set in.

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