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
...  Rudy Wade 25 episodes, 2011-2013
...  Simon Bellamy 21 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Kelly Bailey 21 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Alisha Daniels 21 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Jess 16 episodes, 2012-2013
...  Finn Samson 16 episodes, 2012-2013
...  Greg 16 episodes, 2012-2013
...  Alex 15 episodes, 2012-2013
...  Nathan Young 15 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Abbey Smith 11 episodes, 2012-2013
...  Shaun 11 episodes, 2010-2011
...  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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None of the characters appear in all episodes due to them dying or being introduced later in the show. See more »

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Nathan Young: Come on Barry, you're good at this sort of stuff. Think of something.
Simon Bellamy: Who's Barry?
Nathan Young: ...You are.
Kelly Bailey: His name is Simon.
Nathan Young: Is it? I thought it was Barry. Sorry mate.
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Surprisingly Fresh !
21 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

Considering the scenario has been recently done into the ground by numerous TV shows and movies, Misfits has a surprisingly fresh take. I like the realism in the dialog countering the surreal happenings. It's the kind of show that can make you feel like you are really there or it could really happen. The characters work well together, the acting and script are well done so there is nothing awkward or difficult to follow in the face of multiple characters. Very good looks into personal realizations that make the watcher wonder how they would feel in that situation. Much attention to detail, you won't be watching the show and picking out obvious flaws that are so annoying in many shows of this genre. I simply have not found any yet. I hope to be watching for many seasons. Brilliant !


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