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)
 Alex (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
 Nathan Young (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
 Abbey Smith (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
 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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Nathan McMullen (Finn) and Joseph Gilgun (Rudy) would often tease Matt Stokoe (Alex) on set for being the only official 'Misfit' to not wear a community service jumpsuit. See more »


Nathan Young: We're a bunch of young offenders and not one of us knows how to steal a car? That is pathetic.
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Brilliant, entertaining and funny
17 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've had the good fortune of being able to watch this show online as I'm from the States. This show is brilliant and funny and deserves to be seen by viewers here too (USA). I look forward to watching the surprisingly fun and energetic cast perform some really great rolls. The cast work really well with each other and I hope that Misfits get the recognition that it deserves. Sure the effects are a bit cheesy but overall this is not what this show revolves around. It has potential to be something more but I still give it 10/10 for the originality. Comparing this show to Heroes (which obviously has large budgets and production value)is a waste of time as both shows are totally different. I found this show by accident and I'm hooked. I've told my friends to watch it and many are following me and saying that this show, despite its low budget and production value is worthy of a following.

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