Misfits: Season 1, Episode 4

Episode #1.4 (3 Dec. 2009)

TV Episode  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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Curtis is reunited with his old girlfriend, and tries to set things right using his powers, with serious consequences.


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Perry Benson ...
Lee (as Benjamin Smith)


Curtis agrees to turn back time at the request of ex-girl-friend Sam,who went to prison following the drugs bust. His initial attempt is unsatisfactory as Sam gets stabbed and in the present Tony kills all his friends because he was not there to save them. However,he sets things right and starts dating Sam again - which,considering his feelings for Alisha, causes complications.Sally's suspicions about the group are confirmed when she finds Tony's credit card in Simon's locker. Written by don @ minifie-1

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"Misfits: Episode #1.4" (2009)
10 January 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This time it's time to focus on Curtis and his ability to travel in time. Curtis' power works differently to some time travel, he can only do it under times of extreme stress. This is the perfect power for Curtis as he lives in the past and dreams of his past glory. In this episode he runs into his ex-girlfriend, who went to prison for the same drug bust that got him banned from athletics. He feels bad for ruining her life, as she went to jail, and so ends up travelling back to the incident. Like al great time travel stories, he realises the many negatives of changing the past, as he makes things worse in the future and has to try again. During this time, we also see the back stories for other characters, the best one being Nathan's. It turns out his story of being done for eating pick and mix, wasn't such a lie after all. It gives us a glimpse into his personal life with his father, brilliantly played by Dexter Fletcher. Simon also has an emotional moment where we really feel for him, but once again we are conflicted by his creepier side. I'm not usually a big fan of alternate reality episodes, but the episode makes the clever decision to end in a happy medium, which also leaves for more, though slightly more humorous, problems for Curtis. Each of the different timelines has an awesome Run Lola, Run feel. Each being fast paced with plenty of tension. Nathan's sections are hilarious, and Robert Sheehan should be commended for an incredible performance that makes a rather likable and funny guy, out of such an ass.

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