The adventures of a team of misfit superheroes who fight crime for a scientific think tank.
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Friday, February 21, 1986
S1.E15 The Avenging Angel
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 Dr. Billy Hayes (16 episodes, 1985-1988)
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 Dr. Elvin 'El' Lincoln (16 episodes, 1985-1988)
Mark Thomas Miller ...
 John 'Johnny B' Bukowski (16 episodes, 1985-1988)
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 Gloria Dinallo (16 episodes, 1985-1988)
Jennifer Holmes ...
 Jane Miller (15 episodes, 1985-1988)
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 Dick Stetmeyer (15 episodes, 1985-1988)
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 Miss Nance (15 episodes, 1985-1988)
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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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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 »

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

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Wow, yummy! A hair-rustling series that endures...
26 September 1999 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

I have to say, yeah Misfits. I watched this as a kid (about 12-13), as two buddies have. We were absolutely stunned. Active libido-tickling (Ms. Cox at 19, you gotta love it!) and thrilled. It's a B series alright, but one that's fun, inventive and quite... anti-heroesque, if you get me. Talk about non-conventional : a black man, a dirty rock singer, a jail bird, you name it! Plots were what they were, but there were thrills and suspense. And good FX.

Sadly, it went quite unnoticed (here, at least), and was dropped in the big abyss of commercial crashes. But wet dreams keep coming about a DVD release... See it if you ever get the chance, no matter how old you are. If you like action and Sci-Fi (and simple fun), the lil' kid you still are somewhere will have a ball!


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