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Misfits of Science 

The adventures of a team of misfit superheroes who fight crime for a scientific think tank.
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Complete series cast summary:
Dean Paul Martin ...  Dr. Billy Hayes 16 episodes, 1985-1986
Kevin Peter Hall ...  Dr. Elvin 'El' Lincoln 16 episodes, 1985-1986
Mark Thomas Miller Mark Thomas Miller ...  John 'Johnny B' Bukowski 16 episodes, 1985-1986
Courteney Cox ...  Gloria Dinallo 16 episodes, 1985-1986
Jennifer Holmes Jennifer Holmes ...  Jane Miller 15 episodes, 1985-1986
Max Wright ...  Dick Stetmeyer 15 episodes, 1985-1986
Diane Cary ...  Miss Nance 15 episodes, 1985-1986
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Superhero series about a group of young mutants who worked for an American thinktank fighting crime. Elvin could shrink to a size of eight inches, Gloria possessed telekinetic powers, and Johnny B was able to fire lightning bolts from his hands. Their leader was Dr. Hayes. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

4 October 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Spezialisten unterwegs See more »

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4:3
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Episode 9 was the first paid writing job for Tim Kring, who later originated and produced the thematically similar Heroes in 2006. See more »

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Referenced in Chikara Cibernetico: 7 Man Army (2018) See more »

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It ended because...
16 July 2002 | by DeltaYankeeSee all my reviews

I hated it when Misfits of Science ended. However, I did hear that it was because Dean Paul Martin died in an airplane accident. (He was, IIRC, a member of the Air National Guard.) It wasn't just cancelled.

(And I agree. I also had a crush on Courtney Cox.) :-)


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