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Tickled Pink

1 9 7 8 (Australia) 6 x 25 minute episodes 1 9 8 1 (Australia) 6 x 25 minute episodes This ABC (Australia) comedy starred Max Gillies. The first...

Young Ramsay

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 8 0 (Australia) 26 x 60 minute episodes Tired of city life, young Australian veterinarian Peter Ramsay (John Hargreaves) moves...

Frontline

1 9 9 4 - 1 9 9 7 (Australia) Set in the studio of a fictitious Australian current affairs TV show, Frontline (known as Breaking News in...

Geeza

Formed in 1974, Geeza were a powerful four-piece rock group from the western suburbs of Sydney (Australia). The group originally performed as The Geeza Rock...

Luke’s Kingdom

1 9 7 6 (UK/Australia) 13 x 60 minute episodes In 1829, following the tragic death of his wife, retired naval officer Jason Firbeck (James Condon) takes...

Last Wave, The (1977)

Behind the opening credits an Australian Aboriginal is painting on the roof of a cave which opens like a huge mouth: a black hand,...

Devil’s Playground, The (1976)

The Devil's Playground is set in 1953 in a seminary for young boys intending to enter a religious order of teaching brothers. Brother Sebastian Charles McCallum Brother Celian John...

It Could Be You

1 9 6 1 - 1 9 6 6 (Australia) This early daytime game show from the Australian Nine Network aired every weekday and was hosted...

Ask the Leyland Brothers

In Ask the Leyland Brothers, adventurers Mike and Mal Leyland travelled to different parts of Australia to make short documentary segments. Every story was...

Wandjina!

1 9 6 6 (Australia) 7 x 30 minute episodes Scottish-born anthropologist Donald MacPherson (Mark McManus) discovers the "Wandjina" cave paintings in outback Australia. While exploring the...

Dead End Drive-In (1986)

In the near future (the 1990s!) economic and environmental disasters have reduced society to chaos. To combat looting and marauding 'car boys', the authorities convert...

Eliza Fraser (1976)

The full title of the movie is actually A Faithful Narrative of the Capture, Sufferings and Miraculous Escape of Eliza Fraser, which is supposed to...

Windchase

Mario Milo and Toivo Pilt formed Windchase when their earlier band, Sebastian Hardie, broke up. They called Windchase a 'symphonic rock' band and their sole album, Symphinity, included...

Voodoo Lust

Originally from Brisbane, Voodoo Lust issued the singles Shake Shake, Hey Yey (1986), Stop Breakin' My Heart (1987), and Cathy's On Heat (1988) plus...

M.P.D. Limited

M.P.D. Limited had one of the most meteoric rises in the history of Australian rock and pop. Formed from the remains of Melbourne Shadows-style instrumental...

Scobie Malone (1975)

Jack Thompson stars as Detective Sergeant Scobie Malone, who is investigating the death of high-class prostitute Helga Brand in a story based on a...

Wake In Fright (1971)

John Grant (Gary Bond) is the bored teacher at a one-room school in Tiboonda, a tiny railway junction on the far western plains of...

Mac and Merle

1 9 7 4 (Australia) 6 x 30 minute episodes Australian comedy series Mac and Merle starred two of the country's best-known characters, Gordon Chater and Gwen Plumb. Mr and...

Shannon’s Mob

1 9 7 4 (Australia) 'The Mob' was an undercover intelligence organisation headed up by Dave Shannon (who never appeared on screen). Headquartered in Canberra, its...

Captain Goodvibes

From his first appearance in the surfing newspaper Tracks, in 1973, Captain Goodvibes was a major hit with young Australian readers. The "pig of steel"...

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NewsRadio

1 9 9 5 - 1 9 9 9 (USA) 97 x 25 minute episodes One of the most underrated sitcoms in the history of the medium,...

Adventures of Ford Fairlane, The (1990)

Controversial sexist comic Andrew Dice Clay crashed and burned in an awkward misstep from action director Renny (Die Hard 2: Die Harder) Harlin. The over-hyped...

Watergate

At 2.30 am on 17 June 1972, during the lead-up to the 1972 American presidential elections, five intruders broke into the Democratic National Committee's...

People

1 9 7 8 (USA) 8 x 60 minute episodes This short-lived series from CBS debuted on 18 September 1978 and was introduced by sportscaster Phyllis George. The...

Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers

Johnny Thunders (vocals, guitar) and Jerry Nolan (drums) had quit The New York Dolls and Richard Hell (vocals, bass) had been forced out of Television. The trio...

Don’t Ask Me/Don’t Just Sit There

1 9 7 4 - 1 9 8 0 (UK) This prime-time science programme from Yorkshire Television became the most popular science TV series in...

Original Mirrors

Original Mirrors formed in Liverpool in 1980 after the demise of vocalist Steve Allen's art rock group Deaf School. Guitarist Ian Broudie had previously played...

Gaye Bykers On Acid

Gaye Bykers On Acid emerged from Leicester and combined traditional biker attire with elements of psychedelia and hippie camp. Male vocalist Mary (real name Ian...