Comedy series about a top architect, Martin Kelly, who gives up his business to cope with his three children when his wife dies. With the help of eccentric country cousin Betty, Martin soon... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Julie McGregor ...
 Betty Wilson / ... (293 episodes, 1987-1994)
Robert Hughes ...
 Martin Kelly (267 episodes, 1987-1994)
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 Jenny Kelly / ... (233 episodes, 1987-1994)
Christopher Truswell ...
 Gerald 'Nudge' Noritas / ... (177 episodes, 1987-1994)
Simone Buchanan ...
 Debbie Kelly / ... (169 episodes, 1987-1994)
Christopher Mayer ...
 Simon Kelly (148 episodes, 1988-1991)
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Comedy series about a top architect, Martin Kelly, who gives up his business to cope with his three children when his wife dies. With the help of eccentric country cousin Betty, Martin soon finds that looking after Jenny, Debbie and Simon means more decisions, problems and crises than he ever faced at work. Martin later departs to take on a high paying architectural job in Saudi Arabia, leaving his friend, divorced father of two, Greg Russell, to take over the Kelly family business. Written by Anonymous

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On the set, the only rooms immediately visible to the studio audience were the office, living room and kitchen. Scenes involving the bedrooms, laundry, and garage were filmed in a separate part of the studio, only visible to the studio audience via TV monitors. See more »

Goofs

Jenny's age changes from mid-teen to pre-teen when Angela Keep replaces Sarah Monahan in the role. See more »

Crazy Credits

Each episode ends with a voiceover by one of the cast members, saying "Hey Dad..! is recorded in front of a studio audience. This has been a Gary Reilly Production for the Seven Network". Julie McGregor's version ends with "This is Betty speaking", while, in his earlier seasons, Ben Oxenbould's version ends with a stammer "...for the Se-Se-Se-Seven Network". See more »

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Featured in Where Are They Now: Hey Dad (2007) See more »

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it was really good from start to finish 10/10
26 October 2003 | by (australia) – See all my reviews

Hey dad would have to be the best Australian sitcom they made for awhile it was great all the way through thanks to Julie McGregor who played Betty if it wasn't for her the show wouldn't have been the same i find it much more entertaining then different strokes which i found a big joke glad they stop making that crap i rate Hey dad 10/10 well acted.


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