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    6 Types Of Reactions To The Return Of NBC's "Heroes"

    Heroes Reborn will premiere in 2015 as an "event miniseries" of 13 episodes. And people have a lot of feelings about it!

    Shocking just about everyone, the 2006-2010 TV series Heroes will return to NBC as an "event miniseries" in 2015. The network made the announcement with a 15-second teaser that played during its coverage of the Winter Olympics:

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    Original creator and executive producer Tim Kring is returning to oversee 13 episodes for a "stand-alone story arc," but all other details are "being kept under wraps," according to an NBC press release.

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    "[W]e look forward to all the new textures and layers Tim plans to add to his original concept," said NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke in the release. “Until we get closer to air in 2015, the show will be appropriately shrouded in secrecy, but we won’t rule out the possibility of some of the show’s original cast members popping back in.”

    When it debuted in 2006, Heroes was an instant hit, and its first season is largely regarded as one of the strongest debuts in recent TV history.

    NBC / Via thegeekgirlproject.com

    But many fans felt it suffered a steep and irreversible drop in quality — starting, really, with the Season 1 finale. And the show's ratings plummeted, from nearly 17 million viewers for the Season 2 premiere on September 24, 2007, to barely 4 million viewers for the (seeming) series finale on Feb. 8, 2010.

    Needless to say, people had a lot of feelings about the news that Heroes was returning.

    1. A lot of people were genuinely excited.

    Ummm.... Heroes Reborn?!?!? I am too hype right now!

    Black Ranger@mojo_dojo_

    Ummm.... Heroes Reborn?!?!? I am too hype right now!

    08:33 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    HEROES IS COMING BACK. ZOMFG. YES. #HeroesReborn

    Tori LaC@ToriLaC

    HEROES IS COMING BACK. ZOMFG. YES. #HeroesReborn

    08:40 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    I'm just crying here because of so many damn feels. Apparently we're getting a Heroes Miniseries in 2015. I'm so happy #HeroesReborn

    Joanna@publicpolicebox

    I'm just crying here because of so many damn feels. Apparently we're getting a Heroes Miniseries in 2015. I'm so happy #HeroesReborn

    08:39 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Heroes coming back is freakin awesome!! #HeroesReborn

    Billy@Bi11yJ0e

    Heroes coming back is freakin awesome!! #HeroesReborn

    08:46 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Squealing like a little girl! #HeroesReborn

    Heroes is coming back in 2015!! Best.News.Ever #heroesreborn

    David Meadows@dwmeadows

    Heroes is coming back in 2015!! Best.News.Ever #heroesreborn

    08:46 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    OMG #heroesreborn I want it now, don't want to wait till 2015

    Keith John Childs@KJChilds645

    OMG #heroesreborn I want it now, don't want to wait till 2015

    08:44 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    I'm so excited for Heroes Reborn. omg. F.I.N.A.L.L.Y.

    Mitzi@LaurellynneBleu

    I'm so excited for Heroes Reborn. omg. F.I.N.A.L.L.Y.

    08:52 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    2. Some were cautiously optimistic.

    Wow..."Heroes Reborn" is coming! The show started strong, ended weak. Let's hope this redeems it! #HeroesReborn http://t.co/X7dgbkgVCS

    Dexter McLeod@DexterMcLeod

    Wow..."Heroes Reborn" is coming! The show started strong, ended weak. Let's hope this redeems it! #HeroesReborn http://t.co/X7dgbkgVCS

    08:36 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Lets hope that #heroesreborn is more season 1 than season 2 on

    Tyler Alvarez@tadaba08

    Lets hope that #heroesreborn is more season 1 than season 2 on

    08:32 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    so excited for the return of @heroes I just hope it's better than the last season #heroesreborn

    Jessica Keane@keanejessica

    so excited for the return of @heroes I just hope it's better than the last season #heroesreborn

    08:39 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    3. Some had very specific requirements for the miniseries.

    So do Peter & Sylar confess their undying love for each other in #Heroes:Reborn? Cuz if so, I'm game. @MiloVentimiglia @ZacharyQuinto

    Julio P@Pink_Dagger

    So do Peter & Sylar confess their undying love for each other in #Heroes:Reborn? Cuz if so, I'm game. @MiloVentimiglia @ZacharyQuinto

    08:40 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Can't wait for Sylar to meet Sylar Prime in episode 12 of #heroesreborn

    Jordan Hoffman@jhoffman

    Can't wait for Sylar to meet Sylar Prime in episode 12 of #heroesreborn

    08:11 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Can #HeroesReborn please be about D.L. Hawkins and Meredith Gordon? Firefighter and firestarter, resurrected. They fight crime!

    E. M. (Liz) Thurmond@countmystars

    Can #HeroesReborn please be about D.L. Hawkins and Meredith Gordon? Firefighter and firestarter, resurrected. They fight crime!

    08:46 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    4. Some were confused.

    Maybe HEROES REBORN is like a MUPPET BABIES thing

    BenDavid Grabinski@bdgrabinski

    Maybe HEROES REBORN is like a MUPPET BABIES thing

    07:41 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Wtf Heroes Reborn teaser trailer wtf?? http://t.co/A2iM9hH2l1

    sam wilson@Adamantiumm

    Wtf Heroes Reborn teaser trailer wtf?? http://t.co/A2iM9hH2l1

    08:38 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Heroes is coming back. http://t.co/1uxrKCmJ65 I'm...not sure how I feel about this.

    Joelle@solemnemptiness

    Heroes is coming back. http://t.co/1uxrKCmJ65 I'm...not sure how I feel about this.

    08:53 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    5. And some were pessimistic.

    ngl, not too excited about this heroes reborn thing. especially after the last season. #pessimistic also #NoMiloNoGo #ismyrule

    Lauren@gameoflaurens

    ngl, not too excited about this heroes reborn thing. especially after the last season. #pessimistic also #NoMiloNoGo #ismyrule

    08:35 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    If at first you don't succeed... wait four years and hope the world has developed collective amnesia. #HeroesReborn

    Laura Prudom@LauInLA

    If at first you don't succeed... wait four years and hope the world has developed collective amnesia. #HeroesReborn

    07:43 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    What the hell? Why? The first was bad enough. RT @TheWrap: NBC Rebooting 'Heroes' With Miniseries http://t.co/Q0MSAAFxxW

    Heather Waters@redline_

    What the hell? Why? The first was bad enough. RT @TheWrap: NBC Rebooting 'Heroes' With Miniseries http://t.co/Q0MSAAFxxW

    07:47 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Heroes Reborn?! Seriously?! Is tv that bad that we need to reboot tv shows? Or is it just nbc is that bad?

    Caroline Mary@CarolineRun

    Heroes Reborn?! Seriously?! Is tv that bad that we need to reboot tv shows? Or is it just nbc is that bad?

    07:16 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    I want anybody who is excited about #HeroesReborn to look me in the eye and tell me with a straight face that anything past S1 was good.

    Ivan Vukovic@IvanVukovic

    I want anybody who is excited about #HeroesReborn to look me in the eye and tell me with a straight face that anything past S1 was good.

    08:47 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    6. Mostly, though, people poked fun at the idea by imagining other #NBCReboots, which quickly began trending on Twitter.

    THE (STILL) SINGLE GUY #NBCReboots

    Little Condo on the Prairie #NBCReboots

    30 Rocks From The Sun #NBCReboots

    L.A. Law & Order #NBCReboots

    #NBCReboots E•N•E•M•I•E•S

    Carolyn@carolyncaroline

    #NBCReboots E•N•E•M•I•E•S

    09:08 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    #NBCReboots 1601 Penn, 31 Rock, 228

    Daphne and Niles' Unbearable Children #NBCReboots

    Kent Sanderson@MrKentSanderson

    Daphne and Niles' Unbearable Children #NBCReboots

    09:05 PM - 22 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    MAD ABOUT HEROES GETTING REBOOTED #NBCReboots

    Friday Night Viral Videos #NBCReboots