Misfits (2009– )

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A group of young offenders doing community service get struck by lightning during a storm, and begin to develop superpowers.

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 Curtis Donovan (25 episodes, 2009-2012)
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 Simon Bellamy (21 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Shaun (11 episodes, 2010-2011)
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Nathan, Kelly, Simon, Alisha and Curtis were expecting their community service to be boring. However after a freak thunderstorm they discover that it is anything but dull. Bestowed with strange powers, the five very different teens realize they have a lot more to worry about than just picking up litter, especially as they discover that they are not the only ones who have been given strange powers. Secrets will be revealed, feelings brought to the surface and relationships formed and broken. But hey, its only 12 weeks of community service; what's the worst that could happen? Written by LadyN1

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When five young outsiders on community service get caught in a strange storm they soon realise they have developed superpowers.


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Crew members would often struggle to pronounce Iwan Rheon's first name. This got to the point that Lauren Socha refused to film a scene until they pronounced it right. See more »

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Heroes.On.Crack!!!
2 December 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Misfits is the story of what happens if teens who are juvenile delinquents (convicted of minor, not major crimes) get super powers. And as its a British TV show, there's more foul language, rough sex, sharp dialogue,obscenity and eccentricity than it would be if it were an American one. I watched the first one out of curiosity not expecting much, but was hooked. At first (and second and third) glance, the characters are unsympathetic. Kelly- an aggressive version of Vicky Pollard, Alisha- a sexaholic, Curtis a disgraced track star, Simon a kid so withdrawn he's heading into creepy territory, and Nathan the smart-arse whose snark makes you laugh AND want to kill him. A disparate bunch forced to do Community Service under court orders as an alternative to jail. They get superpowers from a freak storm- and then its a thrill ride all the way. Violent attacks, murder, burying bodies..from the action packed first episode its a hair raising thrill ride with some amazing music in the soundtrack. The actors are superb. This is MUST SEE TV!


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