I’m really glad I met you. With Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan, Jon Huertas. Sylar appears successfully removed as he fades from Matt's mind, and Matt remains conscious long enough to see his partner and Janice return. After years of attempting and failing to damage the wall in the slightest, Sylar is surprised when Peter gives him a copy of The Pillars of the Earth as a gift as a to thank him for keeping him sane all the years of their imprisonment. In "The Eclipse", Sylar is relieved when he loses his abilities, and wishes to start a new life with Elle. Before he can leave, Ando Masahashi arrives to kill him, though Ando is easily thwarted. [7] Sylar is placed in his cell once more, where he is visited by Peter, who angrily snaps his neck after Sylar reveals that they are brothers. He then remembers exactly what happened at that place: His father took money from Virginia and Martin, then left to his car. He also retains personality traits and memories of those he changes into, causing him to go through a literal "identity crisis". Later, when seeking Sylar to fix Charlie's aneurysm, Sylar angrily attacks Hiro, demanding to know what Hiro did to him. He hungry for revenge and a part of the dark guild Tartaros and wanted to kill Gray. Convincing her to send Alejandro away, Sylar is eventually confronted by Alejandro. At some point, he met and fell in love with Ellis Grey. However, the President injects him with an elephant tranquilizer, and reveals himself to be Peter, having absorbed Sylar's ability during the fight. When Naruto’s anger allowed the Nine-Tails to take over his body, Minato’s chakra inside him activated. Sylar learns that Martin had paid to take him off the hands of his supposed father, Samson Gray, in order to escape his marriage with Virginia, Sylar's adoptive mother. He telekinetically traps Peter and Angela, relishing his ability to control himself. Doyle, desperate to be better than Sylar, begins to taunt him. Sylar gets to Rebel (Micah Sanders) before Danko's agents do and prepares to kill him and take his power. His identity in crisis, he makes a deal with Samuel. He encounters Chandra Suresh, who tells Gabriel that he may be an evolved human with superhuman powers. He wants to make a difference. When Gabriel realizes Elle also has an ability, he is furious and pushes her against the wall with his mind, commanding her to leave before turning on Trevor and taking his power. It's more accurate to say he invented the name himself in the episode "Six Months Ago" as he repaired a watch before the arrival of his first victim in his watch-repair shop. Sylar's intuitive aptitude allows him to deduce the workings of the powers of others; by examining the brain of his victim, he is able to find the brain's connection to the ability, and once he finds said connection, he can immediately replicate the power himself. During dessert, however, Nathan begins to act oddly, and transforms back into Sylar, happy to be controlling his body once more. The writers never bridged the gap between the early insinuations regarding what Sylar does with the brains and the final incarnation they reveal in his encounter with Claire. [note 2] Tests done on Sylar by Bennet's associate Hank show no overt signs of powers other than telekinesis; while their tests show that he possesses other powers, they are unable to identify what they are. Sylar followed, only to see his biological parents arguing, and Samson telekinetically splitting his mother's skull open, killing her. Claire wants to help, as Sylar expects, forcing her to choose between her grandmother and her father; Claire chooses her father, leaving Angela at Sylar's mercy. When Danko tells him that he needs to leave his "Sylar" identity behind to retain his free pass, Sylar kills the next target on Danko's list, Tom Miller, and takes his power. Matt then attempts to seal up Sylar within the walls of his basement. Searching for the source of it, he finds Peter using a pole to get his attention by banging it on the concrete. [15], Zachary Quinto provides the voice of a Robot Chicken-parodied Sylar in the episode "Bionic Cow". Elle befriends Gabriel and the two begin to share feelings for each other. [4], He's definitely somebody that has been overcome by a hunger and overcome by a pursuit for power and for importance that did start a little more innocuously than it evolved into.[3]. When Sandra arrives to question Noah about Claire, Sylar shakes her hand in introduction, gaining access to her form. Losing control, Sylar transforms back into Nathan, who flees the building to protect his family. Panicking upon finding himself at the carnival, he flies away, and is later shown arriving at Peter's door, asking for help. When Sylar starts to shapeshift in his sleep, Danko tells him he has to find an anchor that will remind him of who he is. In "Villains", Hiro sees Sylar's life shortly after the murder of Brian Davis. [2] In an interview with series creator Tim Kring, it is asked if Sylar eats brains, and he merely states "That's the popular speculation. During his imprisonment, Angela Petrelli claims that she is his mother and attempts to rehabilitate him. Bretts, Bruce; Roush, Matt; (March 25, 2013). Bennet and Elle watch from the car as Gabriel attacks Trevor. Sylar heads off to the tent to save Emma while Peter goes to defeat Samuel. Wanting to prove he is not just a killer, to both himself and Bennet, Sylar saves Bennet from Jesse and Knox, two of the escaped villains. I am trying.". Matt attempts but fails. Samuel uses this to try and convince Sylar that he is a protector of the circus, and must remove threats such as the officer who attempted to capture him the night before. It was such a joy making this episode together! There’s one quick caveat: His parents hate each other. After his death at the hand of Deliora, he is resurrected by one of the Nine Demon Gates members, Keyes. With the village being brought back to normal, the Giants celebrate the Mages' victory, being thankful to them. Later, when Danko returns home to his apartment after discovering Nathan's ability, he finds the stuffed rabbit on his desk, unaware that Sylar is lurking in the shadows nearby. @msdebbieallen @iJesseWilliams @TheRealKMcKidd pic.twitter.com/mKaMucxU45. Meredith's family history on Grey's Anatomy has been a little messy over the years. Here, he converses with Charlie, and discovers her power of enhanced memory. Castle and Beckett have to deal with the sudden appearance of Castle's father while solving the murder of a computer hacker who was working for the covert agent. Couldn’t ask for a more talented, generous and committed co-captain. Claire finds Gretchen tied up, and they hide in a closet and have a talk. Against her wishes, Elle helps Noah manipulate him to kill again by introducing Gabriel to Trevor Zeitlan, a young man who can kinetically shatter objects by "shooting" at them with his thumb and forefinger. He kills him, but states that he would have let Alejandro go had he not come back. After meeting Isaac, and being told that his fate is to die at the hands of the other heroes, he takes Isaac's power to paint the future. The brothers are further surprised when the Haitian appears, and tells Peter to go see a storage facility for the truth of the situation. Peter tries to convince him of the truth and tells him he must save Emma. He is captured after attempting to take Elle's power, which results in her involuntarily releasing an electric burst which knocks him unconscious. After Mohinder arrives, Sylar poses as Zane, and convinces Mohinder to take him to help convince other people with special abilities that Mohinder's research is real. However, Peter and Nathan then confront him, and in the battle Sylar and Nathan fly out of a window and into another room. ", Sylar walks with Peter and discusses his rescue of Emma. I think that he is constantly walking a line of ambiguity within himself and uncertainty within himself that defines the way he acts.[5]. This and the "evolutionary imperative" to acquire new abilities are what drive him to kill the victims with powers. Realizing Peter is part of his final destiny, Sylar prepares to hunt him down. He continues to travel with them, and while Alejandro becomes more distrustful of Sylar, Maya becomes more trusting of him. Matt tries to telepathically prevent Sylar from leaving, so Sylar asks Matt to read his mind to show him he has changed. He then proceeds to torture Mary. With Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Ice-T. Benson and Stabler discover that an accused campus rapist may have used a drug to make his girlfriend have an abortion without her knowledge. And that might be the first and last time we see Robert, but knowing Grey’s, who knows what they might have up their sleeves. Sylar is told the officer is at the house of mirrors, and goes there to tell the man to leave. Sylar travels to Primatech, and sets up a mind game for Angela, Claire, Meredith, and Noah Bennet. The show has certainly been gearing up to get them back together, but for now, it could still be weeks away if it ever happens. In the third and fourth seasons, Sylar acquires or displays the following abilities: In "It's Coming", Sylar learns how to gain abilities without removing a person's brain, obtaining Elle Bishop's power of electric manipulation by empathizing with her and convincing her to let go of her anger. Noah, knowing how hard it is to kill Sylar, doubts Danko could do it single-handedly. After Sylar discovers the comic depicting his death at the hands of Hiro Nakamura, Hiro appears and rescues Ando. With Joe Mantegna, Paget Brewster, Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler. She purposefully enrages Gabriel by having Trevor repeatedly demonstrate his ability by shattering glasses while calling him "special." Directed by Jerry Levine. At that moment, Elle's pain disappears and she regains control of her ability. Sylar and Lydia leave arm in arm for the night, much to Edgar's dismay. I love these folks a lot! Later, Sylar, as Nathan, watches "Sylar's" (in reality James Martin's) body burn at Coyote Sands alongside Noah, Claire, Matt, Angela, Peter, Mohinder, Hiro and Ando. Peter and Sylar witness Claire climbing the Ferris Wheel to reveal her powers to the world and Sylar comments that it's now a "brave new world.". Directed by Helen Shaver. Unfortunately for Gray, his dear old dad was kind of a psycho. He goes on to say how he would have lived life differently, if given a second chance - how he would risk everything to attain true power and ultimately change the world. Instead, he allows the real Sylar to take Martin's ability (without removing the skullcap) in order to not only make hunting superpowered humans easier for them, but to fake Sylar's death and keep people such as Noah Bennett from trying to track Sylar down. After locking everyone inside and killing the Primatech staff, he tells them over the PA system that he will turn them all into monsters as they try to hunt him. In "The Wall", Sylar is repairing endless watches in the empty city when he hears banging. A Geordie from the North of England, Lewis must have moved down to Oxford at some point early in his career. In the third season, Sylar injects himself with the cure, healing his wounds and regaining use of his intuitive aptitude and telekinesis (though none of his other acquired powers). After Sylar acquires enhanced hearing from a woman named Dale, Mohinder discovers Sylar's identity and manages to incapacitate him with drugs. Claire doesn't want to talk to him, and makes him tell her where Gretchen is. Wanting to destroy Noah, he later visits Noah at Noah's apartment, in disguise as Sandra. After Peter reunites with Emma, she tells him that his friend is taking care of Doyle. Sylar explains that he could have easily killed Doyle but didn't and that not killing him and saving Emma felt good to him, showing that Sylar is truly changing and is enjoying being a hero rather than a villain. Subscribe to the uInterview Cheat Sheet for the latest insider entertainment news! At Martin's apartment, Danko surprises Sylar, and the two exchange taunts and information, resulting in Sylar and Danko teaming up for the time being. Samuel also notices that Sylar's memories are not his (in fact, Nathan Petrelli's). You’re not my father. Drew said, “I love these folks a lot! The next morning Sylar proceeds to cremate her body, receiving a call from Arthur about his absence. Peter is reluctant, but Sylar convinces Peter to trust him and reminds him that the dream says that Sylar saves Emma. Using Matt's power, Peter attempts to bring Sylar out of his nightmare, but ends up trapped in Sylar's mind along with him (The Art of Deception). Sylar proceeds to attempt to obtain Claire Bennet's regenerative abilities, but is stopped by Peter Petrelli. With both the Haitian and Arthur apparently weakened in attempting to overwhelm one another, Sylar asks Arthur if he is truly his father. Directed by Steve Buscemi. Both Williams and Drew tweeted about filming this episode, with Williams praising his co-star for her talents. Sylar also meets Lydia, who he immediately hits it off with. He forgives her for turning him into a monster and convinces her to forgive herself for her crimes, wanting to take away her pain without killing her. Sylar makes an entrance by pulling off some of the board (throwing them in Luke's direction) and they enter. Luke simply states that Sylar would never find his father then. Despite the strength of this hunger, two episodes have shown that it can be resisted or satiated: in the alternate future of "Five Years Gone", Sylar has taken on so many abilities that he simply desires to get rid of all of his potential "competition" (other superhumans, to be exact); in the future of "I Am Become Death", he has resumed his identity as Gabriel Gray and denies his hunger for the sake of his son. As revealed in "One of Us, One of Them", this power comes with a nearly insatiable hunger for "understanding", which, in Sylar's case, specifically refers to craving the powers of others, driving him to kill other superpowered humans to understand their powers and make them his own. Further examining the shapeshifting ability, Sylar realizes he is actually absorbing different DNA sequences into his body, causing him to permanently change a little each time he shifts. Sylar does as asked, but is convinced by Arthur to turn on Angela. That’s the real difference between you and me. Rushing to the crematorium, Noah stops the cremation of Martin's body. With James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli. As stated in "I Am Sylar", his "Achilles' heel" in the back of his head has been relocated due to his continued shapeshifting, making him harder to stop. Peter realizes that the two need to break the wall in order to escape. The next scene shows him floating outside of Claire Bennet's dorm room window, and his tattoo is a picture of her. He soon finishes a painting depicting himself about to kill and acquire the power of the radioactive Ted Sprague, and believes himself to be the "exploding man". Directed by Thomas J. Wright. In contrast to the limited abilities Brian Davis displayed, Sylar's skills are far more advanced; he exhibits both fine control (precisely cutting open the skulls of his victims) and sheer force (flipping a police van), can enhance his own strength and durability to superhuman levels,[note 1] and can control a person's motor skills in a manner similar to Eric Doyle's puppet mastery. Sylar curtly tells Arthur he is not returning and reveals he has a new list in the form of Elle's cell phone contact list. Sylar realizes that Peter won't let go of his anger out of fear of losing the last remnant of Nathan, and points out to Peter that he has truly changed. Sylar subsequently kills Nathan (after empathically absorbing his power during the fight) and takes on the form of the President's Chief of Staff. Temporarily incapacitating Sylar, he is stunned when Sylar first resists and then retaliates, strangling Samson with his own oxygen tube. As a side effect of the use of the shapeshifting ability when used in combination with his acquired psychometry, his mind has begun to fracture into the different personas of those whom he has shapeshifted into, and residual physical characteristics have started to appear, such as his adopted mother when he came into contact with the dried blood on the scissors he killed her with. You came here to tell him something. Sylar is also known for his voracious appetite and he can constantly be seen snacking or looking for food. They are soon interrupted by Nathan's agents. Sylar cannot acquire an ability from a person who has been dead awhile, even if their brains are intact though the process he uses to acquire abilities kills his victims before he actually gains the ability. He did not try to contact Meredith during the time of their 20-year estrangement. He, as his mother, tries to convince himself that he did not mean to kill her and that he is still special. Never a dull moment passes between Pastor John Gray III and his wife, Aventer, who stay busy managing their jobs and raising their two adorable children, John W. Gray IV and Theory Aspyn-Sky Gray, while shepherding people through life's toughest challenges as part of John's ministry. Gabriel discovers that he himself has the power of intuitive aptitude, and murders Davis for his telekinetic powers. 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