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When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers

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When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers

  • Series 5 Episode 8

    In the final episode, the gang discover that their community service is over and begin to contemplate life after the orange jumpsuits.

    Still upset at the way Rudy treated her, Jess seeks comfort elsewhere; however, she soon discovers that her companion has a terrifying power that threatens her very existence.

    Meanwhile, Rudy's alter ego discovers that Helen, Karen and Sam aren't quite the superheroes he expected them to be.

  • Series 5 Episode 7

    As the first anniversary of the storm approaches, Rudy's alter ego and Abby arrange a celebratory party at the community centre.

    And, during the party, Rudy's alter ego finally unites Karen, Helen and Sam, the superheroes depicted on the jumper that predicts the future.

    Despite their scepticism, it isn't long before this new gang confront their first supervillain, an old friend battling to keep his own power under control.

    Meanwhile, Alex meets Sarah, who has a mysterious power that is making her life a misery. After agreeing to take Sarah's power, Alex begins to fall for her, until he discovers that an unexpected side effect of his power has devastating consequences.

  • Series 5 Episode 6

    As part of their community service, the gang have to look after a group of terminally ill patients. However, one of the patients seems intent on cheating death.

    A mysterious gypsy casts a spell on Alex after he refuses to help a damsel in distress, and Rudy's alter ego takes another step closer to finding the missing superhero depicted on the woolly jumper.

  • Series 5 Episode 5

    Rudy takes Finn to the superpower support group to help him get over Jess. But a girl with a mysterious power becomes infatuated with Finn and goes to extreme lengths to be with him.

    Rudy, meanwhile, tries to quash his own growing attraction to Jess, but that doesn't quite work.

    The gang help Rudy's alter ego find Helen, the mysterious electrician who saved his life.

  • Series 5 Episode 4

    Since attending the superpower support group, Rudy's alter ego Rudy Two has become more of his own person. And while the gang are out on community service they come across a bumbling old man who turns out to be more than he seems.

    They also encounter Helen, an electrician with a power that might just hold the key to understanding the 'mysterious knitted jumper'.

  • Series 5 Episode 3

    Abby is convinced she has finally met her soulmate in Laura until childhood memories return to haunt her, unleashing a terrifying force.

    Finn is in an awkward position when it becomes clear that Greg, the probation worker, has a crush on him. And, searching for the mysterious superhero on his woolly jumper, Rudy's alter-ego meets Sam.

  • Series 5 Episode 2

    While the gang are out on the estate picking up litter, Rudy discovers that his dad is having an affair. With some help from Jess, Rudy investigates further and finds out his dad has a superpower of his own, a dark secret he has kept hidden from his family.

    As Rudy and Jess find themselves thrown together, Rudy is shocked to discover he has feelings for her. Meanwhile at the superpower support group, Rudy Two meets a mysterious boy with the power to fly and he starts to believe that the jumper Maggie knitted him really does hold the secrets to the gang's future.

  • Series 5 Episode 1

    In the first episode of the final series, handsome barman Alex discovers that he has acquired a strange new superpower that he has to use on one of the gang.

    The ensuing chaos sees Alex doing community service and finally joining the rest of the guys in orange.

    Meanwhile, Rudy's downbeat alter ego joins a mysterious new support group deep in the heart of the estate.

  • Series 4 Episode 8

    In the final episode of series four, Rudy's passion for Nadine is put to the test when he tries to persuade her that they have a future together.

    Suspecting that she is keeping something from him, he finally discovers her secret, and the truth takes on biblical proportions when the gang discover her super-power.

  • Series 4 Episode 7

    Alex sets off on a mission to try to recover what's missing in his life, but Jess is worried about the extreme lengths he might go to.

    Meanwhile, a mysterious girl called Abby arrives at the community centre. She pretends to be on community service, but ends up with an unexpected gift when she discovers that the community centre is the super-power magnet of the universe.

  • Series 4 Episode 6

    The gang go to a wild house party where they are stalked by a mysterious killer rabbit. While tracking it down, Rudy meets the enigmatic Nadine and finds himself head over heels for the first time in his life.

    By the time the night has drawn to a close, Alex has finally revealed to Jess the secret he has been trying to hide - but will their relationship survive his shock revelation?

  • Series 4 Episode 5

    Finn finally tracks down his real father, only to discover that he's close to death. As he tries to build a relationship with him, Finn realises that his newly discovered half-sister might know more about their father's illness than she's letting on...

    Also, Finn continues his sleuthing in an attempt to win Jess's affection by discovering Alex's hidden secret.

  • Series 4 Episode 4

    When Curtis's new girlfriend Lola disappears, Curtis discovers that she was never the person she claimed to be. As he investigates further, he's forced to use his power to bring someone back from the dead, with disastrous results.

    Meanwhile, Rudy and Finn have a disagreement about their shared living arrangements at the community centre, and Jess finally gets closer to mysterious barman Alex.

  • Series 4 Episode 3

    Rudy and his downbeat doppelganger are forced to unite as they have to confront a long-forgotten face from their shared past.

    Can they put aside their differences in time to save themselves from the killer? There're also a lot of hits going on...

    Jess hits on handsome Alex from the bar, Curtis hits on Lola the mysterious trainee probation worker, and Finn hits on his step-mum.

  • Series 4 Episode 2

    Finn isn't quite as innocent as he looks when a dark secret he's been hiding at home is revealed.

    Can Seth be persuaded to come out of retirement and take a power before someone gets forced into submission?

    And Rudy and Curtis go into battle over a beautiful blind girl, while Jess meets new super-sexy barman Alex.

  • Series 4 Episode 1

    New gang members Finn, played by Nathan McMullen and Jess, played by Karla Crome are zipping up those iconic orange jumpsuits for their first day of community service and expecting to meet their probation worker...

    But things get a bit strange when a man stumbles into the community centre with a briefcase and a power that infects them all.

    The truth unravels in a series of tense flashbacks and it's soon clear to Finn and Jess that there's more to community service than scrubbing off graffiti and picking up litter...

  • Series 3 Episode 8

    The gang are freaked out when a fake medium with a superpower brings familiar faces from their past back to life. They find themselves face-to-face with Tony and Sally, two probation workers that they had killed.

    It soon becomes clear that these people have come back from the dead with dark and dangerous motives, and the very heart of the gang is threatened as Simon realises that his Superhoodie destiny is fast approaching.

  • Series 3 Episode 7

    When Seth finds a resurrection superpower he uses it to bring his dead ex-girlfriend Shannon back to life.

    But it's not long before he realises that the new power has unexpected consequences... when Shannon develops a taste for blood.

    Seth is torn between his love for Kelly and the guilt he feels over Shannon's death, as the gang battle an army of zombie cheerleaders.

  • Series 3 Episode 6

    After a drunken one-night stand with a mysterious girl, Rudy discovers that he has a strange superpower STD. With only 24 hours to undo the curse, Rudy enlists Simon to help him find the girl.

    Meanwhile, something weird is happening with Curtis' gender-swap power. And Seth finally finds the superpower that he's been searching for.

  • Series 3 Episode 5

    While doing community service at the local hospital, Kelly gets trapped in the body of Jen, a coma victim.

    Jen, walking around in Kelly's body, escapes from the hospital leaving the real Kelly trapped in a coma.

    When the gang discover what's going on they hatch a plan to steal Kelly back from the hospital before her life-support machine is switched off.

  • Series 3 Episode 4

    An old Jewish man plans to use some of Curtis's super-power to go back in time and kill Hitler.

    But his plan goes horribly wrong and the gang find themselves in an alternate world where the Nazis conquered Britain.

    With the Nazis growing stronger as they force Seth to 'deal' them super-powers, it's up to Kelly and the resistance to fight back.

    As the Nazis close in, Kelly and Seth find themselves drawn to each other.

  • Series 3 Episode 3

    Still trying to fulfil his destiny by becoming SuperHoodie, Simon saves Peter, a geeky comic-book nerd, from being mugged.

    Peter is in awe of SuperHoodie - at last he's found a real super-hero to idolise. Peter strikes up a friendship with Simon; a friendship that soon turns into obsession and threatens to destroy everything that Simon holds dear.

    Finally, Simon discovers the true sacrifices that you must make to become a real super-hero.

  • Series 3 Episode 2

    Bored with the direction in which his life is heading and still banned from athletics, Curtis decides to use his new gender-swap power so that he can compete again.

    In true Misfits style, there's a complication when Curtis falls for Emma, one of the other athletes, while he's training as his female self.

    But Curtis is in a predicament, because he can't tell Emma the truth about his real identity. Meanwhile, a predatory figure turns his attention to female Curtis.

  • Series 3 Episode 1

    Rudy gets a rude awakening in his first few days of community service, learning that with the keys to the infamous locker room comes a great deal of running, screaming and, in some instances, killing.

    But that really is the least of his worries. More pressing is just how to keep his secret superpower, well, secret.

    Meanwhile, the rest of the gang are trying to adapt to life with their new superpowers. But just how did the trade-off with Seth, the superpower dealer, go down?

    With zombies on the loose, body-swap confusion, ghostly hauntings from the past and Simon trying to fulfil his destiny to become Superhoodie, things haven't become any quieter for our gang.

  • Series 2 Episode 7

    'Tis the week before Christmas and all through the estate, not much of anything is happening, until one of the gang sees some graffiti that offers 'Money for Powers'. At the address advertised they meet Seth (Matthew McNulty), a drug dealer who was also struck in the storm and now has the ability to deal powers.

    Nothing good comes of Seth's presence on the estate - certainly nothing which carries a festive message of peace and goodwill to all men. A disgruntled priest, quick-fix money-making schemes, lost powers, and a nativity scene that has to be seen to be believed, all add up to Christmas, Misfits style.

  • Series 2 Episode 6

    After the existence of superpowers is exposed to the world at large, the gang become celebrity superheroes, known as the ASBO Five. There is serious money to be made, as long as the gang can manage to handle their fame.

    But, as they settle in at a luxury hotel, they find their renown has made them the target of a sinister killer, who has the most bizarre power yet encountered...

  • Series 2 Episode 5

    Nathan is violently killed again and he suspects that Jessica, a charity worker from the community centre, is to blame. To make matters worse, Jessica targets Simon as her next victim.

    Kelly meets Bruno, who is on the run from the police. She hears his thoughts, and he thinks she's beautiful... has Kelly finally found her perfect man, or is there more to Bruno than meets the eye?

  • Series 2 Episode 4

    Ollie, an environmental protester who has the power to teleport, starts his community service; but is he really destined to become part of the gang?

    Out on the estate Tim confronts the gang and demands money at gunpoint. They all escape, bar Kelly, who is taken hostage.

    Once again the gang find themselves needing the help of the mysterious man in the mask.

  • Series 2 Episode 3

    The masked man saves Alisha from a mugging on the estate - it appears he is able to touch her without being affected by her powers and Alisha is intrigued.

    Determined to establish his identity and more about him, Alisha sets out to investigate, but soon discovers she's out of her depth.

    Meanwhile Nathan, Kelly and Simon go to a tattoo parlour, where Nathan manages to offend Vince, the tattooist and soon after, Nathan begins to act strangely...

  • Series 2 Episode 2

    Nathan is shocked when Jamie, a long-lost brother he never knew he had, turns up at the community centre. As Nathan and Jamie get to know each other, it becomes clear that neither have a very good relationship with Mike, their useless father.

    Taking Jamie under his wing, Nathan and the gang head off to a club, where everyone takes a load of pills. But the gang soon discovers the drugs reverse their super-powers.

    As the night wears on, the gang get caught in a series of complicated situations; and the mysterious masked man makes another appearance.

  • Series 2 Episode 1

    With Kelly, Curtis, Alisha and Simon still mourning the apparent death of Nathan, a mysterious masked man leads the gang to Nathan's grave, where Kelly hears his thoughts and realises that he's still alive. The gang dig Nathan up, and their new probation worker Shaun gets him back into the community service system, despite the fact that he is officially dead.

    The reunited friends encounter Lucy, a patient on day release from a psychiatric ward who is doing an art therapy class at the community centre. Unknown to them, Simon is acquainted with Lucy - he used to be a patient at the psychiatric unit too and it was there that Lucy became obsessed with him. After Simon publicly snubs Lucy, strange things start to happen around the community centre. The gang soon realise that Lucy, who was also struck by the storm, has a strange power that she uses to play them off against one another and wreak revenge on Simon.

    What follows is a bloody cat-and-mouse game of hide-and-seek as the group hunt for Lucy around the community centre. Meanwhile, the mysterious masked figure is following their every move from the roof.

  • Series 1 Episode 2

    Much to their annoyance, the gang have to help out at an OAP's tea-dance as part of their community service. But things look up for Nathan when he befriends a beautiful young volunteer. It soon becomes clear that others have been affected by the storm as Nathan stumbles across his mum's boyfriend acting in a very strange way. And to complicate matters further, the gang realise that somebody knows about the killing of their probation worker

  • Series 1 Episode 6

    The gang realise something strange is going on in the town and it looks like the Virtue organisation is behind it, but all is not as it seems and Nathan investigates...

  • Series 1 Episode 5

    Determined to prove that the gang were involved in Tony's disappearance, Sally focuses her investigation on Simon. Stunned by Sally's interest in him, Simon begins to fall for her. As Simon gets more and more involved, Sally edges closer to the truth.

    Meanwhile Curtis is a having a nightmare trying to end his relationship with Sam before Alisha finds out about it. And Nathan becomes strangely infatuated with a baby he finds at the Community Centre.

  • Series 1 Episode 4

    Curtis tries to use his superpower to go back to the past and change what happened the night he was caught by the cops, but he discovers that changing history isn't as easy as he thought.

    Sally, the gang's probation worker, discovers Tony's credit card in Simon's locker and is now convinced that the gang are involved in his disappearance.

  • Series 1 Episode 3

    Alisha is having fun using and abusing her power, but she can't seem to get the one man she really wants - Curtis. Meanwhile, Simon's online relationship with Shygirl18 blossoms, but Kelly's 'Restorative Justice' session doesn't quite go to plan. And the gang discover that builders are digging a hole at the exact spot they buried the bodies...

  • Series 1 Episode 1

    When five young outsiders on community service get caught in a strange storm they soon realise they have developed superpowers. This comedy series shows the youngsters as they come to terms with their new powers.

    Kelly, who gets judged on her chavvy appearance, gains the ability to hear peoples' thoughts; shy Simon turns invisible whenever he is ignored; Curtis, who is filled with remorse for his crime, turns back time when he feels regret, and anyone who touches the beautiful Alisha falls in lust with her. Only Nathan has been left out, much to his annoyance. It's not long before events unravel, forcing them to share a secret that binds them together.

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When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers

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