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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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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1987 (Australia)  »

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Hey Dad  »

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Julie McGregor is the only cast member to appear throughout the entire series. See more »

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When Rachael Beck debuts in season five as Sam, Martin recognizes her as the daughter of his older brother, Mark. In season one, Martin had reminded his mother that he was an only child and did not have a brother. 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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Worst TV Show Ever Produced
29 April 1999 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews



Hey Dad would have to be the worst TV show in the Universe. I am still trying to figure out why it ran for some long. Put it this way, I've laughed more in just one episode of Different Strokes than I have in the entire series of Hey Dad.


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