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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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Cast

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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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 July 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Misfits See more »

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Production Co:

Clerkenwell Films See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Crew members would often struggle to pronounce Iwan Rheon (Simon)'s first name. This got to the point that Lauren Socha refused to film a scene until they pronounced it right. See more »

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Nathan Young: *Repeated*Twat!
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Great show, up until season 4...
13 October 2018 | by WNiiOSee all my reviews

I hadn't really seen anything about the show before, so I went in blind when I started watching it on Netflix. To my surprise, it was amazing. I loved the characters, especially 'Nathan Young', he was incredibly funny, albeit annoying at times. The rest of the cast had great chemistry, but somewhere along the lines, it just fell apart.

I watched season 1-3, and a few episodes of season 4. But season 4 just ruined everything that I loved about the show. Practically every original character was gone, and I had really grown fond of them, so to see the new faces get introduced killed the vibe.

In my opinion you don't need to see season 4 or 5, as season 3 ended quite good. Horrible, but in a great way, going full circle with everything.

If you want to watch something entertaining, then Misfits is probably for you.


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