10 Best Episodes of Misfits

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

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 26, 2023.

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Misfits - S3E2

#15 - Episode Two (Season 3 - Episode 2)

Curtis uses his new gender-swap power so that he can compete again in the sport of athletics. There ends up being a complication when Curtis falls for Emma, one of the other athletes. Curtis can't tell Emma the truth about his real identity. A predatory figure ends up turning his advances towards the female Curtis.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 568 votes.

Misfits - S3E3

#14 - Episode Three (Season 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...

The episode was rated 8.05 from 555 votes.

Misfits - S1E2

#13 - Episode Two (Season 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.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 818 votes.

Misfits - S1E5

#12 - Episode Five (Season 1 - Episode 5)


The gang's probation worker Sally pursues her strategy to connect with Simon to find out what happened to Tony. In the meantime, Nathan develops caring feelings for a baby he finds at the Community Centre.

The episode was rated 8.11 from 685 votes.

Misfits - S2E5

#11 - Episode Five (Season 2 - Episode 5)

Nathan is violently killed again and he suspects that Jessica, a charity worker from the community center, is to blame. To make matters worse, Jessica seems to have targeted Simon as her next victim so the gang decide to track her down before she can strike again. 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?

The episode was rated 8.13 from 595 votes.

Misfits - S3E7

#10 - Episode Seven (Season 3 - Episode 7)


When Seth finds a resurrection super power 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.

The episode was rated 8.14 from 487 votes.

Misfits - S1E4

#9 - Episode Four (Season 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.

The episode was rated 8.14 from 702 votes.

Misfits - S2E2

#8 - Episode Two (Season 2 - Episode 2)


Nathan is shocked (and half naked) when Jamie, a long-lost brother he never knew he had, turns up at the community centre. They have something in common – neither gets on with their dad, Mike. Nathan takes his little bro under his wing – they go for a pint and meet a fit girl with an amazing power of her own. Everyone heads out for a massive night in a club where things start to get a little crazy. Luckily that guy in the mask is still watching over our pretty young things.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 628 votes.

Misfits - S2E3

#7 - Episode Three (Season 2 - Episode 3)

The mysterious masked man ends up saving Alisha when she is mugged on the estate. She becomes intrigued when he is not affected by her powers. Nathan, Kelly and Simon go to a tattoo parlour in which Nathan manages to offend the tattooist. Nathan ends up acting oddly after they leave.

The episode was rated 8.19 from 623 votes.

Misfits - S2E4

#6 - Episode Four (Season 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 the gang are confronted by super-aggressive Tim who demands money at gunpoint. The gang find themselves needing the help of the mysterious man in the mask. Meanwhile Nikki, the girl from Curtis's flash forward vision, has a heart-transplant which gives rise to some unexpected side-effects...

The episode was rated 8.20 from 614 votes.

Misfits - S2E1

#5 - Episode One (Season 2 - Episode 1)

The group realise that Nathan is still alive. The friends run into a psychiatric patient, who used to be obsessed with Simon, and find out that she is using her strange powers to exact revenge after he snubbed her in public.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 661 votes.

Misfits - S3E8

#4 - Episode Eight (Season 3 - Episode 8)


A fake medium with a superpower brings faces from the young offenders' past back to life, including Tony and Sally, the probation workers they killed. The gang soon realises the resurrected corpses have returned to the land of the living with dangerous motives in mind – but then face another threat when Simon senses his destiny as Superhoodie is fast approaching.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 504 votes.

Misfits - S2E7

#3 - Christmas Special (Season 2 - Episode 7)

Just before Christmas, the gang meets Seth, a drug dealer who is able to deal powers after being struck in the storm.

The episode was rated 8.32 from 589 votes.

Misfits - S2E6

#2 - Episode Six (Season 2 - Episode 6)


After the existence of super-powers is exposed to the world at large, the gang become celebrity super-heroes, 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.

The episode was rated 8.37 from 611 votes.

Misfits - S1E6

#1 - Episode Six (Season 1 - Episode 6)

When someone is clearly influencing local teenagers and changing their behavior, the gang investigates. The trace leads to an organisation called Virtue and it's up to powerless Nathan to save them all.

The episode was rated 8.45 from 693 votes.

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