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Season: Four
Episode number: 403
First aired: October 5, 2009
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Directed by: Christopher Misiano
Previous spoiler: Ink
Next spoiler: Hysterical Blindness

This article contains archived spoilers about Acceptance. See the main article to see how they panned out. For general spoilers about upcoming episodes, see Spoiler:Heroes.

NBC Blurb

The Heroes are trying to assimilate back into their old lives--Robert Knepper, Ray Park, Bruce Boxleitner and Swoosie Kurtz guest star.

As Hiro's (Masi Oka) life continues to hang in the balance, he distracts himself with saving the lives of others. Meanwhile, Angela (Cristine Rose) tries to help the new "Nathan" (Adrian Pasdar) remember his past, at the risk of his remembering too much. Elsewhere, Tracy (Ali Larter) is determined to get her old job back, but soon realizes that she needs to make more of an impact. Jack Coleman, James Kyson Lee, Zachary Quinto and Milo Ventimiglia also star. Ashley Crow, Saemi Nakamura and Dawn Olivieri also guest star.

Published Spoilers

Fan Theories

  • The acceptance refers to one of the heroes' identity being revealed, and people accepting him/her into the society.
  • The heroes must accept that Sylar is Nathan.
  • "Nathan" will accept that he is Sylar and resume killing.
  • Hiro will have to accept that he'll die because of his corrupted ability.
  • Tracy will kill a man who is attacking another woman by freezing him in the street, as seen in set pics for this episode.
  • "Nathan" accepts his new identity and uses the political ties to his advantage, the world embracing a superhero senator?
  • Matt submits to the Sylar within.
  • Lydia will be revealed to be Millie's daughter.
  • Sylar will take control of Matt's body