No Heroics. Image shows from L to R: Devlin, aka Excelsor (Patrick Baladi), Jenny, aka She-Force (Rebekah Staton), Don, aka Timebomb (James Lance), Sarah, aka Electroclash (Claire Keelan), Alex, aka The Hotness (Nicholas Burns). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2008
Channels
ITV2
Episodes
6 (1 series)
Creator
Drew Pearce
Stars
Patrick Baladi, Nicholas Burns, Claire Keelan, James Lance, Rebekah Staton, Jim Howick, Steve Speirs and Joe Cornish
Writers
Drew Pearce, Daniel Peak and Jon Brown
Director
Ben Gregor
Producers
Drew Pearce and Sophie Clarke-Jervoise
Companies

A single-camera sitcom about four old friends who just happen to be off-duty superheroes. Based in a Soho pub, the comedy focuses on their relationships, their sex lives, and their constant desperation for success and fame.

The Hotness has the power to heat up like a giant car cigarette lighter. Electroclash can control electricity and talk to machines. Timebomb can see up to sixty seconds into the future. Whilst She-Force is the third strongest person in the world.

The superheroes must content with their nemesis, Excelsor, the most powerful superhero of his generation.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Closing credits are Can't Touch This by MC Hammer

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 18th September 2008 at 10:30pm on ITV2
Most recent repeats
  • Tuesday 10th February 2009 at 11:35pm on ITV - Episode 6
  • Tuesday 3rd February 2009 at 11:35pm on ITV - Episode 5
  • Tuesday 27th January 2009 at 11:35pm on ITV - Episode 4

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