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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Although Howard Overman wrote a majority of the episodes, the individual actors would be allowed to discuss how their characters would act in a situation and contribute to their story lines. See more »

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Simon Bellamy: Do you want to go for a drink?
Nathan Young: Are you asking me out on a date?
Simon Bellamy: No, I meant all of us.
Nathan Young: Did you? I am not your whore!
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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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