Misfits (2009–2013)

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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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Series cast summary:
 Curtis Donovan (25 episodes, 2009-2012)
 Rudy Wade (25 episodes, 2011-2013)
 Simon Bellamy (21 episodes, 2009-2011)
 Kelly Bailey (21 episodes, 2009-2011)
 Alisha Daniels (21 episodes, 2009-2011)
 Jess (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
 Finn Samson (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
 Greg (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
 Nathan Young (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
 Alex (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
 Abbey Smith (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Craig Parkinson ...
 Shaun (11 episodes, 2010-2011)
 Seth (11 episodes, 2010-2012)


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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Joseph Gilgun's character Rudy Wade was brought in after Robert Sheehan's departure after Series 2. However, Howard Overman decided he didn't want another Nathan, so decided to make Rudy 'more emotional' which is present in the character's power of emotional induced multiplication. See more »


Shaun: I know women. I know what they're like.
Nathan Young: Is that because you used to be one?
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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #14.70 (2010) See more »


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Surprisingly Fresh !
21 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Considering the scenario has been recently done into the ground by numerous TV shows and movies, Misfits has a surprisingly fresh take. I like the realism in the dialog countering the surreal happenings. It's the kind of show that can make you feel like you are really there or it could really happen. The characters work well together, the acting and script are well done so there is nothing awkward or difficult to follow in the face of multiple characters. Very good looks into personal realizations that make the watcher wonder how they would feel in that situation. Much attention to detail, you won't be watching the show and picking out obvious flaws that are so annoying in many shows of this genre. I simply have not found any yet. I hope to be watching for many seasons. Brilliant !

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