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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Nathan Stewart-Jarrett ...
 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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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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The show was originally supposed to take place in a type of shopping centre with each of the Misfits working in a different shop on Saturdays. It was changed to the show as it is now known after E4 told Howard Overman to make it more "urban". See more »

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Go Britania, Go!
21 December 2009 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

Brilliant! People seem to refer to Heroes when talking/writing about Misfits. This isn't valid as Heroes is a very different series. Misfits is about some ordinary late-teenagers getting super powers - Heroes is about Hollywood characters receiving superpowers and saving the world by being superheroes.

The storyline of Misfits is twisted and clouded. Until now no one seems to be using their powers for anything weird and they still do their community service. I like that. They're not suddenly super heroes and nothing fancy is going on.

The more I see of British "telly", the more I love it. The budget is smaller, the realism is more important and the various series seem to be shorter with focus on quality instead of ability to survive a buck load of seasons. Go Britania, go! As the Brits would say: SPOT ON!


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