4x05 Hysterical Blindness
First Aired: Oct. 12, 2009 on NBC
Summary: Samuel (Robert Knepper) prepares for new additions to his family, while Lydia (guest star Dawn Olivieri) warns him of the consequences. Claire (Hayden Panettiere) discovers that her roommate Gretchen (guest star Madeline Zima) may have a hidden agenda. Meanwhile, Peter (Milo Ventimiglia)…
Main Characters in this Episode
Sylar: Where exactly is 'here'?
Samuel Sullivan: Home.
Emma Coolidge: [signing] Do you follow up like this with all your patients?
Dr. Coolidge: Only the ones who happen to be my daughter.
Gretchen Berg: Drinking chocolate milk?
Claire Bennet: No, me. In college, in a dining hall with my new college roommate; no snipers shooting at me, no serial killers hunting me - it's a refreshing change of pace.
Gretchen Berg: Yeah, tedium can be such a thrill!
Claire Bennet: I have been chasing normal life forever, and I've finally caught it! I mean, don't get me wrong, the chocolate milk *is* awesome. But right here, right now is full of possibilities. I can be anyone.
Rebecca Taylor: [from behind] Claire Bennet, you can't escape your destiny!
- The children Peter sees in the hospital are singing "Believe It Or Not", the theme from The Greatest American Hero. That show was about a reluctant superhero who wasn't completely in control of his powers -- a common theme with "Heroes".