Kelly, Nathan, Curtis, Alisha and Simon are five unruly teenagers forced to do community service as payback for their crimes. But when a freak electrical storm hits their town, strange things begin to happen to them that are way out of their control. In fact, they have no idea that they've actually turned into superheroes, each with a power they didn't choose or want - a power which reveals each of their deepest, darkest insecurities. But while they just want to finish their community service and get through the challenges of everyday teenage life - relationships, friendships, parents and sex - fate has another task in store for them: they must save their town from the evil that has descended upon it. If you think life's tough for your average superhero, it's even tougher when you've got a curfew...
BBC Home Entertainment has scheduled a July 31st
release of The Misfits - Season 1
, as a 2-DVD set. Priced at $24.98 SRP, the collection includes all six episodes plus extras in the form of Character Introductions, the "Making of Misfits
" Featurette, Cast and Crew Interviews, and "Simon's Films." Here's the packaging: