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The Doomsday Clock was originally set to 11:53.
|First reference:||Seven Minutes to Midnight|
The time 11:53 is referenced many times in Heroes.
Farah Nazan wears a watch that reads 11:53.
- The time 11:53 is a reference to the Doomsday Clock, which symbolically counts down the time to nuclear war. In 1947, the clock was originally set to 11:53. Though the time on the clock has changed over the years, at the time that Heroes first referenced the clock, the time was again set to 11:53.
- Two episode titles refer to 11:53 — Seven Minutes to Midnight (from the first season of Heroes) and 11:53 to Odessa (from Heroes Reborn).
Farah's watch says 11:53.