In the first 10 minutes of this TV3 comedy, Axl (Emmett Skilton) has a close shave outside the bottle store on the eve of his 21st birthday. But that’s nothing compared to the meteors, earthquake and a blood red Mission Bay that follow. By the end of the episode, Axl learns that he and his Kiwi bloke older brothers are also Norse gods. From Outrageous Fortune creators James Griffin and Rachel Lang, the light-hearted lad fantasy saga gained a loyal following and — in a rare example of a Kiwi TV export to the US — the three seasons screened on the SyFy channel from July 2014.
like a supernatural Outrageous Fortune [...]. If you are determined to add a superpower family to your viewing schedule this year, I would recommend you choose the only show where superheroes might say "Let's go and get coma'd– Deborah Hill Cone in a Herald on Sunday review, 7 February 2011
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