The adventures of a team of misfit superheroes who fight crime for a scientific think tank.
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Complete series cast summary:
...  Dr. Billy Hayes 16 episodes, 1985-1986
...  Dr. Elvin 'El' Lincoln 16 episodes, 1985-1986
Mark Thomas Miller ...  John 'Johnny B' Bukowski 16 episodes, 1985-1986
...  Gloria Dinallo 16 episodes, 1985-1986
Jennifer Holmes ...  Jane Miller 15 episodes, 1985-1986
...  Dick Stetmeyer 15 episodes, 1985-1986
...  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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4 October 1985 (USA)  »

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A double-length pilot and 15 additional episodes were created; however, one episode did not air before the show was cancelled due to low ratings (due to competition from CBS's Top 10 hit Dallas). See more »

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Referenced in Night Court: A Day in the Life (1987) See more »

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I Watched This For Gloria
26 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

Not only this drama is excellent and full of suspense, I had a major crush on Gloria played by Courteney Cox when I watched this as a kid. Man she was beautiful at that time and it was like a dream come true to watch her appear on the screen every time. Great storyline does help too. After more than a decade now she doesn't seem to be that "dreamy" anymore. Those were the good old days.

I particularly liked the guy who can create fireballs and lightning bolts. Not to mention the tall guy who can turn into a mini-dwarf. I forgot what kind of powers the last guy possesses, but I'm gonna find out soon after I look up the title in YouTube.

Great action drama of the 80s and an overall fun film to watch.


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