Misfits of Science (1985–1986)

TV Series   |    |  Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi


Episode Guide
Misfits of Science (1985) Poster

The adventures of a team of misfit superheroes who fight crime for a scientific think tank.

TIP
Add this title to your Watchlist
Save movies and shows to keep track of what you want to watch.

7.4/10
782

Videos


Photos

  • Courteney Cox and Dean Paul Martin in Misfits of Science (1985)
  • Courteney Cox in Misfits of Science (1985)
  • Courteney Cox in Misfits of Science (1985)
  • Courteney Cox and Dean Paul Martin in Misfits of Science (1985)
  • Courteney Cox, Kevin Peter Hall, Dean Paul Martin, and Mark Thomas Miller in Misfits of Science (1985)
  • Courteney Cox, Kevin Peter Hall, Dean Paul Martin, and Mark Thomas Miller in Misfits of Science (1985)

See all photos

More of What You Love

Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Cast & Crew

Top Series Cast



Creator:

James D. Parriott

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


15 April 2017 | SnoopyStyle
6
| some light fun, some light action
Dr. Billy Hayes and Dr. El Lincoln are scientists working for Humanidyne and the military. They get fired after an incident with an iceman. Lincoln is a 7 foot tall black man who can't play a lick of basketball. He's been taking a serum to get smaller but he ends up with a shrinking ability. They have kept other mutants secret from the military. Johnny Bukowski is an electrically powered rock-n-roller with water as his greatest enemy. Gloria Dinallo (Courteney Cox) is a telekinetic teen with anger issues. Her sympathetic probation officer Jane Miller gets her out of the mental institution. Together in an ice cream truck, the Misfits of Science saves the world. Billy and El get back their jobs working under Dick Stetmeyer.

Yeah, I remember watching this show back in the day. It came and went after a few months. I remember the tall black guy who could shrink and the cute angst-ridden girl played by Courteney Cox not long after her Dancing in the Dark breakthrough. The writing is strictly 80's with a manufactured adventure every week. The show needs a consistent villain to give it a serial aspect. It struggles to come up with stories that could incorporate the group's abilities. More than anything, it needs a structure to generate the adventure for the show rather than this random generator from nothing. It has a light comedic feel although the funniest thing may be the naked giant black dude almost every week and the wacky one-liner experiments. It's not really that funny. This is not the best show but it has some passable fun and that unforgettable cute girl who danced with Bruce Springsteen.

Critic Reviews


Why Ralph Macchio Finally Agreed to 'Karate Kid' Reboot

The star of "Cobra Kai" shares why he joined this reboot of The Karate Kid, and how they maintain the essence of Mr. Miyagi and the original film 35 years after its debut.

Watch now

Featured on IMDb

See what TV shows editors are excited about this month and check out our guide to Star Wars, video games, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com