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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 Jess (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
Nathan McMullen ...
 Finn Samson (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Greg (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Nathan Young (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Alex (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Abbey Smith (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Craig Parkinson ...
 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 ironically given community service after a racial assault on a Taxi Driver in London. See more »

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Crass, perverse, vile characters... superb!
18 December 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Never have I laughed so much at a bunch of snotty, revolting weirdos who should be deserted on a remote island for the sake of the rest of us. Have just finished watching episode 6 and am dying for another series to be made. Episode 2 made me snort my tea through my nose with laughter/horror/revulsion, it was epic.

I don't get the comparisons with Heroes - other than the 'superpowers', this bears no resemblance to the 'save-the-world' schtick and good-v-evil piety Heroes is full of. This is definitely black (with a collection of mottled stains that it's best not to ask about). I'm still undecided about Simon (sweet underneath or fundamental embryonic psychopath); I'd have to throttle Nathan if he were my offspring, but he's a joy to watch, I look forward to the series' 'ressurrection'......


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