A bunch of kids are to make a newspaper for the young, named "Junior Gazette". The series follows these kids both on job and in private.






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Complete series cast summary:
 Lynda Day / ... (43 episodes, 1989-1993)
 Spike Thomson / ... (43 episodes, 1989-1993)
Paul Reynolds ...
 Colin Mathews (43 episodes, 1989-1993)
Mmoloki Chrystie ...
 Frazz Davis (41 episodes, 1989-1993)
Kelda Holmes ...
 Sarah Jackson (41 episodes, 1989-1993)
 Kenny Phillips (31 episodes, 1989-1993)
Joanna Dukes ...
 Tiddler (30 episodes, 1989-1993)
Lucy Benjamin ...
 Julie Craig (23 episodes, 1989-1993)


A bunch of kids are to make a newspaper for the young, named "Junior Gazette". The series follows these kids both on job and in private.

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A follow-up TV movie has several times been planned. In the mid-1990s a complete script, called 'Deadline' (not to be confused with the first series episode 'Deadline.') was drawn up, but fell through. Writer Steven Moffat and a number of the cast members continue to express interest at a follow up. See more »


Angelo: You look very cute in that outfit.
Lynda: Thank you. That's the first time you've noticed I'm dressed.
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"Your lips are big."
20 May 2003 | by (Perth, Western Australia) – See all my reviews

Ah yes - Lynda's classic comeback: the only bad thing she could say about Spike *sigh* And who doesn't remember that eventual declaration: "I vole you."

Oh dear, I'm gushing like everyone else! This, as far as I'm concerned, wasn't a show for "young adults". It could be watched by "young adults", for sure, but the wildly comic and consistently excellent script and acting made it a delight for anyone. I guess I was around 20 when I first caught sight of it. My boyfriend at the time was 32 and he loved it too.

So many of the actors who started off in this, eg Julia, Dexter Fletcher (ok, he was in the Elephant Man as a kiddie, but surely this was his first romantic (!) adult role?), Gabrielle Anwar, Paul Reynolds (I) have gone on to... I can't say greater things necessarily, but many other excellent things at least.

I'm just desperately sad that my videos of PG, incomplete to begin with, have self-destructed over the years. I wish the ABC (Australia) would repeat the whole dang lot of it but knowing them it's gone for good.

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