Misfits of Science (1985–1986)

TV Series  -   -  Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 442 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 16 critic

The adventures of a team of misfit superheroes who fight crime for a scientific think tank.

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 92 titles
created 17 Apr 2011
 
a list of 185 titles
created 13 Mar 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 11 Jun 2012
 
a list of 187 titles
created 01 Dec 2012
 
a list of 87 titles
created 12 Jan 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Misfits of Science (1985–1986)

Misfits of Science (1985–1986) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Misfits of Science.

Season:

1

Year:

1988 | 1986 | 1985
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A crowd of guys in their 20's spend most of their time hanging out. It's Christmas time in the early 1990's and the guys all begin to think it's about time they went about their lives ... See full summary »

Director: Duane Clark
Stars: Arye Gross, Gale Hansen, Doug Savant
Shadow Chasers (TV Series 1985)
Fantasy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A disparate duo investigates the paranormal.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Dennis Dugan, Nina Foch
The Phoenix (TV Series 1981)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An ancient and powerful human-like alien is pursued on modern Earth while he searches for his long lost partner.

Stars: Judson Scott, Richard Lynch, E.G. Marshall
The Trouble with Larry (TV Series 1993)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

During his honeymoon, the irrepressible Larry Burton is dragged off into the jungle by a large-sized male baboon and is presumed dead - eaten by apes. However, defying all odds, Larry ... See full summary »

Stars: Bronson Pinchot, Courteney Cox, Alex McKenna
Wizards and Warriors (TV Series 1983)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The legendary Kingdom of Camarand is ruled by good King Baaldorf and Queen Lattinia. Their daughter, Ariel, is engaged to Prince Erik Greystone, who becomes Camarand's Champion against a ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeff Conaway, Walter Olkewicz, Duncan Regehr
The Wizard (1986–1987)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

An eccentric little person inventor has adventures battling evil around the world.

Stars: David Rappaport, Douglas Barr, Fran Ryan
Code Name: Foxfire (TV Series 1985)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The President of the United States assigns his brother to assemble a covert team of female counter-intelligence operatives, reporting only to him. The leader is former CIA operative Liz "... See full summary »

Stars: Joanna Cassidy, John McCook, Sheryl Lee Ralph
Automan (1983–1984)
Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A computer generated superhero and his human creator fight crime in their city.

Stars: Desi Arnaz Jr., Chuck Wagner, Heather McNair
Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The adventures of high-school student Matthew Star, who is actually a superpowered alien prince from another world.

Stars: Peter Barton, Louis Gossett Jr., Amy Steel
Outlaws (1986–1987)
Crime | Sci-Fi | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Five cowboys are sent forward through time from 1886 to 1986, and fight crime.

Stars: Rod Taylor, William Lucking, Richard Roundtree
The Highwayman (TV Series 1987)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Series starring a big high-tech 18-wheeler. The driver, the title's 'Highwayman' was one of a team of federal marshals empowered to right wrongs "where ordinary laws do not reach" - and to ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam J. Jones, Jane Badler, Suzanne Casey
Down Twisted (1987)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When a levelheaded waitress decides to help her shady friend against her better judgment, she becomes a target of a deadly international gang of thieves who are after a priceless San Lucas' relic. A bumbling stranger helps her.

Director: Albert Pyun
Stars: Carey Lowell, Charles Rocket, Trudy Dochterman
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Dr. Billy Hayes (16 episodes, 1985-1988)
...
 Dr. Elvin 'El' Lincoln (16 episodes, 1985-1988)
Mark Thomas Miller ...
 John 'Johnny B' Bukowski (16 episodes, 1985-1988)
...
 Gloria Dinallo (16 episodes, 1985-1988)
Jennifer Holmes ...
 Jane Miller (15 episodes, 1985-1988)
...
 Dick Stetmeyer (15 episodes, 1985-1988)
...
 Miss Nance (15 episodes, 1985-1988)
Edit

Storyline

Superhero series about a group of young mutants who worked for an American thinktank fighting crime. Elvin could shrink to a size of eight inches, Gloria possessed telekinetic powers, and Johnny B was able to fire lightning bolts from his hands. Their leader was Dr. Hayes. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 October 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Spezialisten unterwegs  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The group drive around in a "Fundae Sundae" ice cream truck because they needed it to haul "The Ice Man" in the pilot episode. The character was dropped, but they kept the truck. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Night Court: A Day in the Life (1987) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Dated but still fun
8 August 2002 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was really into the show when it first aired. I remember being quite disappointed when the show got cancelled and was hoping for an eventual revival. But then one year later Dean Paul Martin met an untimely end in a plane accident, and then Kevin Peter Hall later died due to his medical condition. So much for that idea.

A couple of years ago I saw some episodes on TV Land. They hadn't aged quite as well but I still quite enjoyed them. I don't know if I could really recommend the show to someone coming in cold and who didn't have any childhood affection for the series, but it still has its moments.


10 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Hey did anyone else watch this?? RobbBartman
Remake? ... peterfreshman
Misfits of Science finally coming to DVD!!! filmgott
Lyrics to Theme Song + Artist...Please? Sweet_Cookies
Final Destination for Misfits Actors ??! Sweet_Cookies
This series should be out on DVD defleppardvanhalen
Discuss Misfits of Science (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page