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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 Rudy Wade (25 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Simon Bellamy (21 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Kelly Bailey (21 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Alisha Daniels (21 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Jess (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Finn Samson (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Greg (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Alex (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Nathan Young (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Abbey Smith (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Shaun (11 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Seth (11 episodes, 2010-2012)
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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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Actress Lauren Socha, who portrayed Kelly Bailey in the show, was coincidentally given community service after a racial assault on a Taxi Driver in London. See more »

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Nathan Young: *Repeated*Twat!
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Flawless Execution
7 August 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Science fiction shows usually suffer from poor writing and awkward acting in their first season. They take a season or two to really get warmed up. This cast just clicks from day one. It may have something to do with the age of the cast. They're young enough to take sci-fi acting seriously. Older actors tend to make it look campy. Take Doctor Who for example, or even Torchwood.

And the writing is so crisp and imaginative it's hard to believe this guy has no writing credits before 2005. Howard Overman is sure to be a well-known name in British broadcasting for years to come.

BAFTA award well-earned.


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