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

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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 Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) See more »

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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.


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