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Yes, a total rip-off 7 21.21%
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As much as I like heroes, I can't help but think its just a rip-off of the X-Men, what do you think?
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it is crap and great
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Yes - it is a bit of a X-Men copy
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hmmmm...........sleggs 2.....SIF 1

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Yes it is an X-Men.

But forgiveable after seeing the
X-Men III movie debarcle.
 
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But forgiveable after seeing the
X-Men III movie debarcle.
That's true...
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Re: Heroes

Close and similar ideas, but I don't think it is a rip-off. It's not a battle of Good Heroes Vs Bad Heroes (or Good Heroes against the whole world!!) even though there is Sylar and Nikki, there is not a case of one group against another. It is more a case of a dozen or so individuals who have powers that they are just discovering and discovering what the purpose of their powers are.

In X-Men, it's a bit more childish to be honest - I mean there is no "Storm" generator, or Wolfman with "Adamantium fused to his DNA through a military genetic experiment" , and there is no "Laser Vision" etc etc.

I would say it has roots in X-Men and does pay homage to that theme, but it is no rip-off.

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What Per said!!!
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As Stan Lee cameos in an episode
then obviously he, as the creator
of the X-Men, doesn't feel he's been
ripped off.



Now, Mutant-X is not only a rip-off,
but unwatchable sh!te.
 
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i think it is the best thing on telly at the moment and series 2 just gets better watched upto episode 5 of it v v good
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whats heroes all about then ?...
 
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Whats X-men?

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Re: Heroes

Completely different.





... well, they ain't got fancy Lycra costumes, have they?
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whats heroes all about then ?...
It's about a group of people with a genetic mutation which give them all unique special abilities.

Some of these 'heroes' help track down other 'heroes'...
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Re: Heroes

am not sure its really up to all the hype, but i do like it and its quite good telly...(its on right now acshully)

x-men? not really, but then almost all super-hero type stories have similarities dont they?
i`d say it also has similarities to the good old x-files too
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Re: Heroes

But like X-Men they all have different special abilities due to genetic abnormalities - indeed, there's one that can even make herself look like other people...
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Haven't seen it so cant' comment.
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Like both =)
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But like X-Men they all have different special abilities due to genetic abnormalities - indeed, there's one that can even make herself look like other people...
fair point, well made,


maybe theres a finite number of actual super powers anyone person can imagine?

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just watched episode 9 series 2 wow antone else seen it
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just watched episode 9 series 2 wow antone else seen it
Yeah, I stayed up last night, finally got to watch it at about 7am

Brilliant episode, I reckon episode 7 was the best of series 2 though
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it just keeps getting better what about adam vindictive git eh
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it just keeps getting better what about adam vindictive git eh
Ssssh, a lot of them are still on series 1!! Can't be giving too much away
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