The BEST Episodes of Heroes Unmasked
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 14, 2022
Heroes Unmasked is a behind-the-scenes documentary television series of the American television series Heroes, made by the BBC and narrated by Anthony Head in series 1-2, and in series 3 by former Heroes actor Santiago Cabrera. The show features interviews with cast and crew members as well as special effects artists discussing the process behind the creation of each episode as well as revealing plot backgrounds and future stories.
#1 - Heroes on the Run
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 22, 2008
As Volume Three signs off in dramatic style, Heroes Unmasked ends with an equally thrilling climax. With exclusive behind-the-scenes action from the final moments, Heroes on the Run shows the heroes in their greatest danger yet. From exploding sets to gruelling fights, this truly no-holds-barred footage is sure to end with bruises and bloodshed. Also includes a sneak preview of the opening episode of Volume Four, which is set to kick off in style in the New Year.
#2 - Opening Pandora's Box
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 1, 2008
#3 - New Heroes on the Block
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 8, 2008
With this season of Heroes adding new villains to the show, this episode goes into the creation and design of the Level 5 containment facility that has been built to house them as they are captured. Writers and producers are also interviewed about how they manage to come up with a shocking cliffhanger at the end of each episode. Included is backstage footage of Jack Coleman (HRG), Kristen Bell(Elle), and Santiago Cabrera (Isaac Mendez).
#4 - On a Heroic Scale
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 15, 2008
This episode explores how the technical crew is pushing the limits of current technology to pack effects worthy of a feature film into a weekly TV show. In particular, it goes behind the scenes of how the bank raid scene was filmed.
#5 - Playing God
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 22, 2008
This episode explores the quasi-religious themes that are developing in Heroes, as the audience finally starts to find out where the various heroes and villains are getting their amazing powers from. Interviewed are Malcolm McDowell (Linderman), Cristine Rose (Angela Petrelli), Masi Oka (Hiro Nakamura) and executive producers Tim Kring and Mark Cossey.
#6 - Shock of the Old
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 29, 2008
As this week's episode of Heroes resurrects Arthur Petrelli, long thought to be dead, we look at the general idea of characters coming back from the dead, how they are introduced in the show, and how they change the relationships of the existing characters. Interviewed are Cristine Rose (Angela Petrelli), Adrian Pasdar (Nathan Petrelli), Milo Ventimiglia (Peter Petrelli) and Jack Coleman (HRG).
#7 - A New Dawn
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 25, 2007
Episode one introduces us to the characters and creators who are going to take us on a ride throughout the summer of 2007...
#8 - Growing Pains
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 1, 2007
“Growing Pains” catches up with Hayden Panettiere as she talks us through how she came to walk through fire, and exactly how that hand got so mangled.
#9 - The Dreamer
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 8, 2007
This episode takes a closer look at Peter and how he is fuelled by his destiny to give up his job as a hospice nurse to do something bigger and better. And there is nothing bigger than saving the world.
#10 - Hiro Worship
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 15, 2007
As ‘Heroes Unmasked’ joins Heroes on set on the streets of ‘Tokyo’, “Hiro worship” relives the highs and lows of Hiro and his sidekick Ando as they embark on this journey of a lifetime.
#11 - Painting the Future
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 22, 2007
Painted on screen by the hands of drug addled artist Isaac Mendez, off camera, there is a team of artists, designers and prop hands to bring these works of art to life.
#12 - Double Trouble
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 29, 2007
Unmasked takes a look at the two sides of one Niki Sanders, and catches up with the prosthetics team behind the scenes, who create the gruesome corpses that Jessica leaves in her trail.
#13 - Voices
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 5, 2007
Voices gives a chance for actor Greg Grunberg, who plays Matt Parkman, and Heroes creator Tim Kring to reveal more about the man behind the mind reading.
#14 - The HRG File
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 12, 2007
Heroes Unmasked takes a look at the man behind the glasses - Mr Bennet. Who's side is he really on?
#15 - Dark Angel Gabriel
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 19, 2007
Heroes Unmasked goes behind the scenes to gain a fantastic insight into Sylar and what makes this watchmaker tick. THIS CLIP WILL CONTAIN GORY SCENES.
#16 - Mohinder's Journey
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 26, 2007
This episode focuses on Sendhil Ramamurthy (Mohinder).
#17 - The Invisible Touch
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 3, 2007
This episode talks with the directors and what they went through to find the actors for the show.
#18 - Telling Tales
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 10, 2007
In this episode Tim Kring talks about the process the writing team uses to create the scripts.
#19 - Head to Head
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 17, 2007
This episode is all about the stunt team.
#20 - Sets and the City
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 24, 2007
This episode focuses on the set designers and talks about how they've made all the different sets without ever leaving LA.
#21 - Turning Tides
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 31, 2007
This episode focus on the Bennet family and how their lies have effected them
#22 - Bad Company
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 7, 2007
This episode looks at the heroes of the show and talks about how the company they keep seems to keep getting them into trouble.
#23 - Isaac
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Nov 14, 2007
The man with seemingly the darkest destiny of all, is paid tribute.
#24 - Tomorrow's World
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Nov 21, 2007
Set five years in the future, this episode hears how the cast and crew created a nightmare vision of a horrifying world.
#25 - The Director's Cut
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Nov 28, 2007
Heroes Unmasked profiles the life and work of acclaimed director John Badham who gives a candid view of life behind the lens on Heroes.