When taken one season at a time, Heroes can be a little disconcerting, and maybe even a bit confusing. As someone who had never seen the first season, and then began watching the series, missing a few episodes here and there, I found it fascinating. Watching Season One gave a sense of order to the rest of the episodes. While there are an awful lot of characters introduced after Season One, and many who die shortly thereafter (or are they really dead?), the story line which weaves in so many directions at once is intriguing. Watching the seasons again, in sequence, is awesome and makes me wish for that movie which was supposed to "wrap things up". I don't think the critics have been fair in assessing this series; it seems like there are a lot of fans who'd like to have seen Heroes continue, and who enjoyed the mental challenge of the plot twists and turns, not to mention the twists and turns of the personalities of the characters. I highly recommend this set to anyone who enjoys science fiction - watch it in sequence and to really get the subtleties, try to watch without letting too much time pass between episodes and seasons. It is a fun series to follow!