I had planned on blogging about the pilot of Touch, but it was so uninspiring that instead I’m choosing to reflect on Tim Kring‘s last, far superior show, Heroes. Touch, the drama about an autistic child with the power to see connections among disparate people, definitely had a similar feel to it, and even overlap in subject matter. But the debut of Heroes was a landmark event and the start of a fan phenomenon that lasted until the show went off the rails in its second season. After watching Touch I thought maybe I was just┬áromanticizing, but the Heroes pilot still holds up — it’s so good. Continue reading