An Invisible Thread - Reception

Reception

This episode received mixed reviews by critics, especially in regards to the death of Nathan and Sylar's subsequent transformation into him.

Positive reviews include the Los Angeles Times which said that the episode was "the best ending so far" and had "edge-of-your-seat anticipation." IGN said the ending was "quite possibly the coolest twist the series has ever given us."

Entertainment Weekly's Marc Bernardin praised the twist, as well as Angela's anguish over finding Nathan's body, but blasted the show for not showing the fight between Peter, Nathan, and Sylar.

Negative reviews include the Boston Herald, which said that Heroes ". . . makes Deal or No Deal look brilliant." and the New York Post who called the Sylar/Nathan twist "probably one of the worst decisions Heroes has ever made. And that's saying a lot!"

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