Misfits of Science: Season 1, Episode 1

Deep Freeze (Pilot) (4 Oct. 1985)

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Drs. Hayes and Lincoln are researchers in biological oddities for the Humanidyne company. When they find a man still alive after being frozen for 50 years, their greedy boss fires them and ... See full summary »

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Arnold Biefneiter
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Drs. Hayes and Lincoln are researchers in biological oddities for the Humanidyne company. When they find a man still alive after being frozen for 50 years, their greedy boss fires them and takes the Iceman to use for military experiments. Left without jobs, Hayes and Lincoln decide to get a group of "freaks" (including a telekinetic 17-year-old and a rock guitarist who shoots lightning from his hands) together to rescue the Iceman and stop their boss' reckless experiments. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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THE SECOND TIME
(U.S. Title: "GO FOR IT") (U.S. Remix) (1985) (uncredited)
Written by Ricki Wilde and Marty Wilde
Performed by Kim Wilde
Produced by Ricki Wilde
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
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Guilty Pleasure -- not entirely without merit
3 November 1999 | by (Princeton, New Jersey) – See all my reviews

I wish I hadn't taped over my copy of Misfits of Science. It was one of those shows that I never missed for mysterious pre-teen reasons all my own -- and it spoke to me and people like me. Now that I am grown, it would be a guilty pleasure to revisit this band of merry misfits and pretend I am one of them with a special talent that marks me forever as being different and wonderful. Yes, it is thoroughly cheesy and if you aren't twelve in 1985 you won't be able to watch it without laughing at it and yourself.


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