Misfits of Science

The BEST episodes of Misfits of Science

Every episode of Misfits of Science ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Misfits of Science!

Misfits of Science was a short-lived series that followed the lives of super-powered humans and the obstacles they face in their daily adventures. Each of the humans had different superpowers, from the ability to shrink, to telekinesis, to an ice man, and during their lives they discovered and developed their powers in a way that can be used to do good in the world. Led by Dr. Hayes, a scientist from an American thinktank, the mutant misfits fought crime and through their adventures found the people they were meant to be.

Last Updated: 10/12/2022Network:NBC
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Lost Link
star
8.42
36 votes

#1 - Lost Link

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/1/1985

A primitive in a loin cloth comes ashore at Venice Beach and no one knows who he is - in fact it's believed he may be a caveman. It turns out that the man, ""Link,"" is in fact an Aborigine from a lost tribe in New Guinea and the Misfits help him to set free the soul of his deceased child by placing a small totem on a rocket.

Writer: Mark Jones
Center of Attention
star
8.00
1 votes

#2 - Center of Attention

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/31/1986

El goes undercover as an incredibly talented basketball player (with some help from Gloria) to expose a crooked owner who is having his players throw their games.

Directors: Burt Brinkerhoff
The Avenging Angel
star
8.00
1 votes

#3 - The Avenging Angel

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/21/1986

Gloria helps out an aspiring pro wrestler with the use of her telekintic powers without telling him - the wrestler, Milt, soon decides he does have super powers and Gloria needs to keep helping him out when he decides to go after crooks trying to sell him protection.

Directors: Bernard McEveety
Against All Oz
star
7.50
2 votes

#4 - Against All Oz

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/7/1986

In this somewhat bizarre episode, Billy tries to break a record for staying awake and finds himself in an alternate reality where everyone he knows is there but in different jobs and with different personalities.

Directors: Michael Switzer
Deep Freeze
star
7.47
19 votes

#5 - Deep Freeze

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/4/1985

Billy and El, scientists for the Human Investigation Team, put together a team of super-powered individuals to deal with a secret government project to create a neutron bomb.

Twin Engines
star
7.33
3 votes

#6 - Twin Engines

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/13/1985

Johnny's friend Lonnie begins having premonitions of danger, but it turns out in fact he's linked to his previously-unknown twin Dwayne, a motorcycle racer, and the Misfits have to help them both out.

Directors: Burt Brinkerhoff
Grand Theft Bunny
star
7.33
3 votes

#7 - Grand Theft Bunny

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/27/1985

The bad guys manipulate the Misfits into helping them unleash a plague on L.A. with the aid of a contaminated bunny rabbit.

Directors: Michael Switzer
Once Upon a Night
star
7.00
2 votes

#8 - Once Upon a Night

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/17/1986

Gloria's pen pal Jae is the object of a hunt by unknown assailants.

Directors: Barbara Peeters
Three Days of the Blender
star
7.00
2 votes

#9 - Three Days of the Blender

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 5/16/1986

When a blender is accidentally delivered to Billy, he ends up getting arrested as a spy and Stetmeyer gets targeted by the FBI.

Directors: Michael Switzer
Writer: Donald Todd
Sort of Looking For Gina
star
6.86
7 votes

#10 - Sort of Looking For Gina

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/8/1985

Johnny's efforts to get a date with an attractive woman, Gina, go amiss when it turns out she's involved with crooks and the Misfits have to mastermind a bank robbery to help her out.

Directors: Jeffrey Hayden
Guess What's Coming to Dinner?
star
6.73
11 votes

#11 - Guess What's Coming to Dinner?

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/25/1985

A friend of the Misfits claims to have made contact with aliens from Mars. Problems arise when the authorities try to prevent him from continuing his contact.

Directors: Burt Brinkerhoff
Your Place or Mayan?
star
6.67
12 votes

#12 - Your Place or Mayan?

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/18/1985

On behalf of a dead friend of Billy's, an archaeologist, the Misfits set out to prove the existence of buried Mayan treasure beneath Beverly Hills.

Directors: Alan J. Levi
Writer: Donald Todd
Fumble on the One
star
6.67
3 votes

#13 - Fumble on the One

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/6/1985

The Misfits have to help Brick Tyler, a part-bionic CIA agent who has managed to lose the ""football"" - the briefcase that the President carries that can activate nuclear war.

Directors: Bob Sweeney
Sonar...And Yet So Far
star
6.57
7 votes

#14 - Sonar...And Yet So Far

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/15/1985

A marine biologist and friend of Billy's who works with dolphins believes they can talk, making him the target of drug smugglers who need the help of his dolphin friends to recover a sunken cache of cocaine.

Directors: Burt Brinkerhoff
Writer: Donald Todd
Grand Elusion
star
6.50
4 votes

#15 - Grand Elusion

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/10/1986

Billy recruits the gang to help a fellow scientist's daughter defect when she and her father tour America as part of a Russian girl's gymnast team. The gang takes the place of the magician hired to perform for the tour thanks to a judicious use of super powers, but the daughter refuses to leave without her father. Complicating matter, the KGB minder Galenkov has sworn to make sure the scientist Nikolai never gets away. The Misfits have to pull off an elaborate bait-and-switch to make sure that both Nikolai and Tatyana manage to escape.

Directors: Bernard McEveety
Steer Crazy
star
6.00
3 votes

#16 - Steer Crazy

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/29/1985

Three senior citizens end up with super-powers from irradiated hamburgers, and the Misfits have to both help them out and restrain them from injuring themselves.

Directors: John Tracy

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