Inside the room, the lights go out and then come back up and Matt's in a jail cell. There's a large guard there and he throws Matt up against the wall and his voice is really garbled and it makes no sense and it's like being stuck in one of those dreams where you start out as a normal person walking down the street and then you morph into a Volkswagen with a cowboy hat and then a bird starts talking to you in Robert DeNiro's voice and then you're naked and your hair is plaid and your hands are made of plates. Matt thinks this is all real, though, even though he walked into a bedroom in Philadelphia and now appears to be in a random jail cell with a really pissed-off guard. Outside the room, Nathan tries to bust the door down and finally succeeds, only when he breaks through to the other side, he's out on the Superheroes Superroof and it would appear that they didn't save New York from the nuclear Peter after all because everything's destroyed. Nathan's stunned. He thought they were in PHILLY, not NEW YORK. While the boys enjoy their nightmares, Papa Parkman leaves them to it, grabs his coat, and walks out the door looking about as evil as a puffy middle-aged man can possibly look.
After the break, it's time to check in with Ando and his Search For The Missing Scroll. I have zero patience for this little side story here because it breaks into the current action for no reason, we don't need to check in with Hiro during EVERY episode, and we've already got like seven concurrent storylines going on at the moment and we really don't NEED ANOTHER ONE. Dear writers: Try one or two characters per episode, okay? Might work out better for you. And me. And I won't have to hurt you. Kisses! Erin.
So, yeah, Ando's looking to decipher the ruined portion of one of the last Hiro scrolls. He's working with a restorer, who manages to gingerly extract some text from the thing. Once he does, the rest of Hiro's story comes to light. And is boring. Basically, Hiro's still helping Kensei and Yaeko back in 1671. They've gone through several trials and each has brought them closer to rescuing Yaeko's father. "It's like living in a storybook," says Hiro. Yeah, dude. The storybook your father used to READ TO YOU. We get it. Whatever. The trio has completed the map that will lead them to White Beard, who apparently has Yaeko's father for some bizarre reason. I don't know, maybe he bakes a mean apple pie. Kensei and Yaeko are still falling in love while Hiro is still falling in love with both of them. Or something. I'm not really paying attention.