Number 96 (1972–1977)

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Drama examining the lives of residents of a Sydney apartment block. Initial storylines focused on adultery, drug use, frigidity, rape, gossip, homosexuality, marriage problems, racism. The ... See full summary »

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Pat McDonald ...
 Dorrie Evans (39 episodes, 1972-1977)
Elaine Lee ...
 Vera Collins / ... (39 episodes, 1972-1975)
Ron Shand ...
 Herbert Evans / ... (37 episodes, 1972-1975)
Joe Hasham ...
 Don Finlayson (36 episodes, 1972-1977)
James Elliott ...
 Alf Sutcliffe (36 episodes, 1972-1975)
Elisabeth Kirkby ...
 Lucy Sutcliffe / ... (36 episodes, 1972-1975)
Mike Dorsey ...
 Reg McDonald / ... (28 episodes, 1974-1977)
Wendy Blacklock ...
 Edie McDonald / ... (28 episodes, 1974-1977)
Johnny Lockwood ...
 Aldo Godolfus (27 episodes, 1972-1975)
Bunney Brooke ...
 Flo Patterson (26 episodes, 1974-1977)
Chard Hayward ...
 Dudley Butterfield / ... (25 episodes, 1972-1977)
Bettina Welch ...
 Maggie Cameron (25 episodes, 1972-1975)
Sheila Kennelly ...
 Norma Whittaker (24 episodes, 1974-1975)
Jeff Kevin ...
 Arnold Feather / ... (22 episodes, 1974-1977)
Pamela Gibbons ...
 Grace 'Prim' Primrose (22 episodes, 1975)
Vivienne Garrett ...
 Rose Godolfus / ... (20 episodes, 1972-1975)
Margaret Laurence ...
 Liz Chalmers / ... (20 episodes, 1975)
Vince Martin ...
 David Palmer (18 episodes, 1975)
Anya Saleky ...
 Jaja Gibson (17 episodes, 1975)
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Drama examining the lives of residents of a Sydney apartment block. Initial storylines focused on adultery, drug use, frigidity, rape, gossip, homosexuality, marriage problems, racism. The building's ground floor delicatessen run by Hungarian Jew Aldo Godolfus and the nearby laundrette provided central meeting places for characters. Original residents included busty blonde virgin Bev Houghton who fell in love with her neighbour, homosexual lawyer Don Finlayson. Don's flatmate lover was Bruce Taylor, a photographer who was secretly being kept financially by his employer, the bitchy and sardonic Maggie Cameron. Friendly Vera Collins read tarot cards for a living; her husband had deserted her and she would be perpetually unlucky in love. In flat 8 lived immigrants from Lancashire, whining Alf Sutcliffe and his salt of the earth wife Lucy, who worked in the laundrette. Interfering, malaproping gossip Dorrie Evans was the building's self-appointed "conserge"; her husband was the more ... Written by Anonymous

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The end titles featured a shot of the exterior of the apartment block that represented Number 96 in the show. The camera zooms in for a close-up of the front window of one apartment, pauses, then and pans to each apartment in turn, with the actors credits appearing over the window of the apartment in which their character resides. When characters left the series and an apartment was left vacant at the end of an episode, question marks would appear for that apartment in the credit sequence. When this occurred Channel Ten would be swamped by calls from fans asking to move in to the vacated apartment. See more »

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The character of Arnold Feather lost his leg in the bomb blast. Actor Jeff Kevin had to play his scenes from then on with a fake "false leg" or in long trousers. About a year later, the writers, forgetting about the leg, had the character in shorts. When Jeff protested, they just said "oh, no-one will notice". The character's leg remained "regrown" from then on. See more »

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Featured in Number 96... The Final Years (2006) See more »

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Will seem dated but a good escape-forerunner of Soap
29 May 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

In the 70's there were some good Australian TV soaps made that reflected a changing society especially when it came to relationships. Or perhaps it was just that people were able to show for real what had been happening previously but never shown on conservative 1960's TV.

No 96 will stand the test of time because gave viewers first full frontal (I think) seen by Abigail.

It will seem a bit cheap and nasty but you must remember that they would make at least 1-2 one hour episodes per week over a 40 week season.

I think the late 1970's series-SOAP with Billy Crystal is similar in that it mentions society changes like gays and infidelity-in a campish , funny way.


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