Misfits (2009–2013)

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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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 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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 Finn Samson (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Alex (15 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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Joseph Gilgun got '23456' tattooed on to his chest in honor of his time on the series. Each number represents a different cast member from Series 3, including Matthew McNulty whose character of Seth was becoming a regular. See more »

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8 January 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I must admit that not once did I think of 'Heroes' when watching this programme, although now the point has been raised I can see why people would compare the two. What this programme does is show what a fertile ground British TV still is as not only is it very well cast, but the writing, direction and production design match anything that out US friends can do. Along with Skins and The Inbetweeners Channel 4 have now got another great programme that is 'yoof' but also appeals to an older audience. It is very dark, very twisted and quite often very very funny.

Initially I found Robert Sheehan's character 'Nathan' to be really irritating to the point that I thought he would ruin the programme, but as the show progresses he really is the heart of the whole thing and by the end of it I realised he was far and away the best thing in it !

Sheehan is certainly a face for the future, so too Lauren Socha who as 'Kelly' again initially seems like a real 'Chav' before blossoming into a very rounded character who you can sympathise with. Following her work in the Arctic Monkey's 'Scummy Man' promo she could also be one to watch.

If this was US produced I dare say we'd have had a minimum of 12 episodes to season 1, but the six we do get are excellent.

It would be a real crime if this doesn't reappear for a Second Series by the end of the year.


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