|First aired:||November 17, 2008|
|Next spoiler:||The Eclipse, Part 1|
Heroes fall as Arthur Petrelli (guest star Robert Forster) declares war on wife Angela (Cristine Rose), son Peter (Milo Ventimiglia) and all that stand with them -- Kristen Bell, Brea Grant, Jamie Hector, Blake Shields and Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine guest star.
After a preemptive strike against Hiro (Masi Oka) and Ando (James Kyson Lee) in Africa, Arthur Petrelli (guest star Robert Forster) orders Knox (guest star Jamie Hector) and Flint (Blake Shields) to hunt down his son Peter (Milo Ventimiglia) and granddaughter Claire. Nathan (Adrian Pasdar) is stunned to learn his father is alive -- and leading a villainous charge to worldwide destruction. Meanwhile, back at Pinehearst, Sylar (Zachary Quinto) has a charged confrontation with Elle (guest star Kristen Bell). Suresh (Sendhil Ramamurthy) begins testing his new, combined superpower formula. Later, with the others dead, injured or on the run, Matt (Greg Grunberg) attempts to wake Angela (Cristine Rose). Jack Coleman and Ali Larter star. Robert Forster, Brea Grant and Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine also guest star.
- 11/17 -- Episode 3x09 - Extended Hiro Sneak Peek
- 11/17 -- Episode 3x09 - New Promo
- 11/14 -- New Sneak Peek for Episode 3x09 Revealed during a recent Masi Oka Interview
- Hiro is trying to remember how to use his powers.
- 11/13 -- Set Video Reveals filming of two scenes:
- 11/13 -- Episode 3x09 - Four New Sneak Peeks
- 11/12 -- Episode 3x09 - Sprint Sneak Peek
- 11/11 -- Episode 3x09 - What to Expect and Beyond
- 11/10 -- Episode 3x09 - NBC Promo
- 11/10 -- Episode 3x09 - New Canadian Promo
- 10/24 -- Press Release
- 10/23 -- NBC Promotional Pictures
- 9/16 -- The title of this episode has been revealed.
- Arthur does not take Hiro's ability but merely erases his memory.
- The title refers to Mohinder's advancing development of an improved superpower formula and the possible future it will herald.
- The title refers to the fact another eclipse seems to be coming.
- The catalyst is Claire.
- Elle will beg Sylar to kill her because Arthur refuses to help, seeing no personal gain in taking an ability he already has.