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Mockumentary that follows the daily situations in which the staff from the Australian Prime Minister find themselves.




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Series cast summary:
Lachy Hulme ...  David 'Murph' Murphy 12 episodes, 2008
David James David James ...  Phillip 12 episodes, 2008
Neil Melville ...  Ian 12 episodes, 2008
Rob Sitch ...  Tony 12 episodes, 2008
Merrick Watts Merrick Watts ...  Nick 12 episodes, 2008
Jacqueline Brennan ...  Mel 12 episodes, 2008
Santo Cilauro Santo Cilauro ...  Theo Tsolakis 12 episodes, 2008
Stephen Hall Stephen Hall ...  Warren 12 episodes, 2008
Nicola Parry ...  Holly 12 episodes, 2008
Ben Chisholm ...  Josh 12 episodes, 2008
Leonie Hemsworth Leonie Hemsworth ...  Diane 12 episodes, 2008
Sacha Joseph Sacha Joseph ...  Vanmanthy 12 episodes, 2008
Sarah Arthur Young Sarah Arthur Young ...  Sarah 12 episodes, 2008
Scott Harrison Scott Harrison ...  Scott 7 episodes, 2008


Mockumentary that follows the daily situations in which the staff from the Australian Prime Minister find themselves.

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Release Date:

9 July 2008 (Australia) See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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(12 episodes)


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The show was canceled in 2008 after 2 seasons and 12 episodes, not due to ratings which were considerably good often reaching 900,000 to a million viewers, but due to budget concerns with the amount of traveling the cast and crew had to do between Melbourne and Canberra, the show was studio'ed in Melbourne but they would often have to travel to places in Canberra record and then return to Melbourne to film. See more »

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Off to a good start
19 July 2008 | by real_hiflyerSee all my reviews

Although reminiscent of Frontline, and The Games, this series, after two episodes seems to be missing a main ingredient the other two series offered. Likable characters. It's well written, topical, and seems to be off to a good start.

Obviously after two episodes it's too early to reach a conclusion. Unfortuneatly our North American TV usually cans a series if it's not a hit overnight. That's why we see so much Deck on the network channels, and the migration of viewers to the more independent channels, like HBO, the Comedy Channel etc. If anybody's ever seen the classic Yes Minister British series they can see a perfect example of this type of format. It's amazingly well written, bitingly funny, and as watchable now as it was when first aired.

For Australia The Games will remain a classic and could play every four years ad infinitum, for as long as we have the Olympics. Frontline was great too, leaving the viewer wishing there'd been more to come.

If this series remembers it's important to have somebody to root for, and manages to balance its cleverness with the personal touch, it could be a great addition as well.

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