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Misfits 

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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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Howard Overman
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5   4   3   2   1  
2013   2012   2011   2010   2009  
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Series cast summary:
Nathan Stewart-Jarrett ...  Curtis Donovan 25 episodes, 2009-2012
Joseph Gilgun ...  Rudy Wade 25 episodes, 2011-2013
Iwan Rheon ...  Simon Bellamy 21 episodes, 2009-2011
Lauren Socha ...  Kelly Bailey 21 episodes, 2009-2011
Antonia Thomas ...  Alisha Daniels 21 episodes, 2009-2011
Karla Crome ...  Jess 16 episodes, 2012-2013
Nathan McMullen ...  Finn Samson 16 episodes, 2012-2013
Shaun Dooley ...  Greg 16 episodes, 2012-2013
Matt Stokoe ...  Alex 15 episodes, 2012-2013
Robert Sheehan ...  Nathan Young 15 episodes, 2009-2011
Natasha O'Keeffe ...  Abbey Smith 11 episodes, 2012-2013
Craig Parkinson ...  Shaun 11 episodes, 2010-2011
Matthew McNulty ...  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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Trivia

Karla Crome and Nathan McMullen both auditioned for other characters before being chosen to play Jess and Finn respectively. Crome originally auditioned for Curtis' love interest Nikki and McMullen, a minor villain in Series 3. See more »

Quotes

Shaun: I know women. I know what they're like.
Nathan Young: Is that because you used to be one?
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Connections

Featured in MsMojo: Top 10 Darkest Teen Drama Shows (2018) See more »

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Echoes
Written by The Rapture
Performed by The Rapture
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Crass, perverse, vile characters... superb!
18 December 2009 | by illusio_ukSee all my reviews

Never have I laughed so much at a bunch of snotty, revolting weirdos who should be deserted on a remote island for the sake of the rest of us. Have just finished watching episode 6 and am dying for another series to be made. Episode 2 made me snort my tea through my nose with laughter/horror/revulsion, it was epic.

I don't get the comparisons with Heroes - other than the 'superpowers', this bears no resemblance to the 'save-the-world' schtick and good-v-evil piety Heroes is full of. This is definitely black (with a collection of mottled stains that it's best not to ask about). I'm still undecided about Simon (sweet underneath or fundamental embryonic psychopath); I'd have to throttle Nathan if he were my offspring, but he's a joy to watch, I look forward to the series' 'ressurrection'......


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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 July 2012 (USA) See more »

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Clerkenwell Films See more »
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