Misfits of Science (1985–1986)

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

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1988 | 1986 | 1985


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)


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>

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4 October 1985 (USA)  »

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In an interview in Starlog 124 (published November 1987), Courteney Cox revealed that she was auditioning for a part on Code Name: Foxfire (1985) at Universal Studios when she found out they were casting Misfits of Science across the hall and decided to try out for that as well. See more »


Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja I (1992) See more »

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Enjoyable series
26 August 2000 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

It was an enjoyable series while it lasted. Though some powers seem more potent than others (the electricity guy), each episode seeks to explore more of all the other powers, and when used in combination, boy, it's fantastic. Talk about wishing you had some of those powers and then imagining what you can do with them.

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