Misfits is a British science fiction comedy-drama television series about a group of young offenders forced to work in a community service programme, where they obtain supernatural powers after a strange electrical storm. The first series started broadcasting on 12 November 2009 on E4, and was produced by Clerkenwell Films. The show aired in Australia in 2010 on ABC2. In June 2011, it was made available online in the United States via Hulu, where it became one of the service’s most-watched series.
Filming for the second series began on 24 May 2010, next to Southmere Lake, Thamesmead, Southeast London. The second series aired from 11 November 2010 to 16 December 2010 on E4. A third series was officially confirmed. A Christmas special, written by Howard Overman, featuring the whole main cast of the first series was broadcast on E4 in December 2010. The first series won the 2010 BAFTA Television Award for Best Drama Series.
On 10 April 2011, it was announced that actor Robert Sheehan would not be returning for the third series. A short entitled "Vegas Baby", released online in September 2011, covered the departure of Sheehan’s character, Nathan. An extended trailer for the new third series was shown after the short. The third series started on 30 October 2011.
bron: Wiki, foto’s: screenshots via E4 HD (UK)