History Trivia / Misfits

5th Jul '17 5:42:15 AM fearlessnikki
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* CastingGag: Let's see, Michael Obiora playing a policeman called by a woman named Sally to investigate disappearances? [[Series/DoctorWho Did he blink, just for a second?]]

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* CastingGag: ActorInspiredElement: The actors were given lots of say in how their characters would react in certain situations, and contributed to storylines.
* CastingGag:
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Let's see, Michael Obiora playing a policeman called by a woman named Sally to investigate disappearances? [[Series/DoctorWho Did he blink, just for a second?]]



* LifeImitatesArt: When they joked on ''Series/MockTheWeek'' that everything the channel four writers were coming up with ended with "crossed with ''Series/{{Skins}}''" it looks like they may have been right... ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' [[XMeetsY crossed with]] ''Series/{{Skins}}'' anyone?
** Actually before the show aired the E4 voiceovers would promote it during the end of every Series/{{Skins}} type show and superpower movie by mentioning how it is an XMeetsY of the just shown show/movie.
** Ironically, after Lauren Socha was arrested, she was charged with ''assault'' and sentenced to...wait for it... ''community service''. Awkward!

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* {{Jossed}}: Rumours said that Robert Sheehan left the show to pursue other projects or about his salary. He Jossed them, saying he wanted to "piss off and do other things".
* LifeImitatesArt: When they joked on ''Series/MockTheWeek'' that everything the channel four writers were coming up with ended with "crossed with ''Series/{{Skins}}''" it looks like they may have been right... ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' [[XMeetsY crossed with]] ''Series/{{Skins}}'' anyone?
** Actually before the show aired the E4 voiceovers would promote it during the end of every Series/{{Skins}} type show and superpower movie by mentioning how it is an XMeetsY of the just shown show/movie.
** Ironically, after
Lauren Socha was arrested, she was charged with ''assault'' assault and sentenced to...wait for it... ''community service''. Awkward! ended up having to do community service.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Simon was supposed to go evil in series one episode five, betraying the gang and forcing them to kill him at the end of the series, but the actor was so likable that it was rewritten.
** Ironic considering his [[BastardBastard role]] in [[Series/GameOfThrones Game Of Thrones]]

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: TrollingCreator: Iwan Rheon frequently had his name mispronounced by crew members. At one point Lauren Socha refused to film a scene until they got it right.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Original concepts for the show had the teens working in a shopping centre, with a RunningGag that they would be working in a different shop each Saturday. ExecutiveMeddling saw it becoming "more urban".
** Antonia Thomas was reluctant to take the role of Alisha because of the heavy sexual activity needed. But once she read the script and had a meeting with Howard Overman, she realised Alisha had more depth than originally thought.
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Simon was supposed to go evil in series one episode five, betraying the gang and forcing them to kill him at the end of the series, but the actor was so likable that it was rewritten.
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rewritten. Ironic considering his [[BastardBastard role]] in [[Series/GameOfThrones Game Of Thrones]]
12th May '17 11:16:44 PM emily164
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** Lola's ex is [[Series/BeingHuman Nick Cutler]]!
** The first probation worker is Aaron's dad in Chewing Gum!
** The girl who seduces Curtis/Melissa is Abigail in Lovesick!
28th Dec '16 10:21:15 PM SutairuMasuta
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** Gary is [[Series/GameOfThrones Pyp]]!
1st Aug '16 1:17:21 PM Willbyr
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** Nikki is [[Series/AgentsOfSHIELD Raina]] and [[Series/{{Preacher}} Tulip]]!
** Rudy is [[Series/{{Preacher}} Cassidy]]!

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** Nikki is [[Series/AgentsOfSHIELD Raina]] and [[Series/{{Preacher}} [[Series/{{Preacher2016}} Tulip]]!
** Rudy is [[Series/{{Preacher}} [[Series/{{Preacher2016}} Cassidy]]!



** Superhoodie [[spoiler: was never intended to be Future!Simon at all. There used to be a video on E4's website of Simon filming a video and being confronted by Superhoodie during it. Superhoodie spoke in a different voice/accent to Simon and gives a cryptic warning about watching the gang before running off. Presumably the writers thought of the Future!Simon idea while writing Series 2 and just ran with it.]]

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** Superhoodie [[spoiler: was never intended to be Future!Simon at all. There used to be a video on E4's website of Simon filming a video and being confronted by Superhoodie during it. Superhoodie spoke in a different voice/accent to Simon and gives a cryptic warning about watching the gang before running off. Presumably the writers thought of the Future!Simon idea while writing Series 2 and just ran with it.]]]]

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6th Jun '16 5:31:50 AM malifee
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** It's not exactly a gag per se, but Simon is basically a walking VisualReference to [[Music/Joy Division Ian Curtis]].

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** It's not exactly a gag per se, but Simon is basically a walking VisualReference visual reference to [[Music/Joy Division [[{{Music/Joy Division}} Ian Curtis]].Curtis ]].
6th Jun '16 5:31:10 AM malifee
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6th Jun '16 5:30:59 AM malifee
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** It's not exactly a gag per se, but Simon is basically a walking VisualReference to [[Music/Joy Division Ian Curtis]].
3rd Jun '16 8:43:45 AM GreenLady
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** Lily is [[Series/DoctorWho Jenny]] (of the [[OneSteveLimit Paternoster Gang]], not [[spoiler:the Doctor's daughter]])!

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** Lily is [[Series/DoctorWho Jenny]] (of ([[OneSteveLimit the [[OneSteveLimit one from]] the Paternoster Gang]], Gang, not [[spoiler:the Doctor's daughter]])!
3rd Jun '16 8:42:23 AM GreenLady
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* RetroactiveRecognition: While it's less of a surprise to British audiences, quite a few of the stars are now well known for their work on US TV shows, as well as a few UK TV shows that are equally big in the US like ''Doctor Who'', ''Sherlock'', and ''Downton Abbey''. For an American viewer getting directed towards their earlier work on ''Misfits'', watching the show can lead to quite a few cases of this, such as:
** Simon is [[Series/GameOfThrones Ramsay Snow]]!
** Nikki is [[Series/AgentsOfSHIELD Raina]] and [[Series/{{Preacher}} Tulip]]!
** Rudy is [[Series/{{Preacher}} Cassidy]]!
** Jess is [[Series/UnderTheDome Rebecca Pine]]!
** Marnie is [[Series/GameOfThrones Clea]]!
** Nathan's mum is [[Series/GameOfThrones Catelyn Stark]]!
** Abby is [[Series/{{Sherlock}} The Abominable Bride]]!
** Lily is [[Series/DoctorWho Jenny]] (of the [[OneSteveLimit Paternoster Gang]], not [[spoiler:the Doctor's daughter]])!
** Rachel is [[Series/DowntonAbbey Lady Sybil]]!
16th May '16 7:50:09 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* LifeImitatesArt: When they joked on ''MockTheWeek'' that everything the channel four writers were coming up with ended with "crossed with ''Series/{{Skins}}''" it looks like they may have been right... ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' [[XMeetsY crossed with]] ''Series/{{Skins}}'' anyone?

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* LifeImitatesArt: When they joked on ''MockTheWeek'' ''Series/MockTheWeek'' that everything the channel four writers were coming up with ended with "crossed with ''Series/{{Skins}}''" it looks like they may have been right... ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' [[XMeetsY crossed with]] ''Series/{{Skins}}'' anyone?
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