So, what happened to the Hiro Meter, you ask? Well, one: Heroes is in on hiatus. And two (the much larger two): it's kind of depressing. It's just the same thing over and over again: Hiro does something racist, Hiro does something cute, Hiro does something embarrassing, Hiro almost redeems himself, Hiro falls further than he ever was. At this point, it's really just more of bad writing than any slight against Asians.
Still, I let the meter run and I do have the results for the last two episodes of Heroes before break.
Bashful around nude Lydia... -1. Yes, we get it, Hiro is terrible with girls. Let's move on.
Teleports Lydia to the Past... +1,-1. Great crucial plot points and teleports them away in the nick of time. But he almost didn't. Just another knock on Hiro's impotence, especially considering he couldn't even function around a naked woman earlier. The trip was a wash for Asian cred.
Backs Down to Samuel... -1.
Immediately followed by Standing up to Samuel, AKA "Little man standing up for himself"... +1.
Which resulted in Hiro getting his mind wiped (again)... -1. This is the old adage, what happens to Peter happens doubly bad to Hiro. Peter has had his mind wiped once in the series, Hiro has had his wiped twice.
No Hiro... -1
Overall, Hiro had a -3 Asian points
But enough about Hiro, here's an Asian I like...
At first I thought he was talking gibberish then I realized he was doing a pitch perfect Jason Mraz.
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