Sami hilariously transforms into acutely observed and very different characters all living in our country's super city. In season two, Ofa is a welfare case-manager demanding everyone ... See full summary »
Set on the east coast of New Zealand in 1984, Boy, an 11-year-old child and devout Michael Jackson fan, gets a chance to know his absentee criminal father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago.
Te Aho Eketone-Whitu,
Detective Inspector Rabbit, a dedicated, tough, thick and oft inebriated Victorian copper, sleuths his way across London with his two young partners, a doofy rookie, and a brilliant black policewoman no one ever believes.
A film crew are making a Reality TV show about a couple brought together by a dating agency. However, the couple are so incompatible that the crew must manipulate the relationship to get the footage they need.
Apart from one mildly entertaining sketch, unsurprisingly with Rhys Darby, (shame that it was redeemed only by Plasticine), I want that hour of my life back. I almost enjoyed the sketch with the sheep (once again, Plasticine, perhaps I'm biased!) but it was a little predictable.
I gave it a shot, but never again.
Individually this bunch of entertainers are just that, but they form a whole that is less than the sum of their parts. I feel that the question of whether or not they'd gel as a group has been answered, and gel or no gel, they're not good en masse.
I also found the peculiar sketches with the green alien to be less entertainment, and more akin to a crappy children's afternoon show, with similar production values. Did they run out of money, or material?
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