A group of young teenagers form a rock band.
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Series cast summary:
Jason Torrens ...
 Peter Unwin George 'Pugwall' Wall (42 episodes, 1989-1991)
Jay McCormack ...
 Yuri 'Orfo' Orfonsinski (42 episodes, 1989-1991)
Ricky Fleming ...
 Stringbean (42 episodes, 1989-1991)
Troy Beckwith ...
 Jeremy 'Bazza' Bazlington (42 episodes, 1989-1991)
Ken James ...
 Frank 'Herohead' Wall (42 episodes, 1989-1991)
Louise Hall ...
 Margaret 'Supes' Wall (42 episodes, 1989-1991)
Emma Snow ...
 Marion 'Marmaloid' Wall (42 episodes, 1989-1991)
Rebecca Blomberg ...
 Jenny Fleet (41 episodes, 1989-1991)
Peter Tzefrios ...
 Con Tarcopolis (25 episodes, 1989-1991)
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 Wazza (22 episodes, 1989-1991)
Gareth Morley ...
 Hughsey (21 episodes, 1991)

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Serious acting, serious lyrics.
17 September 2004 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

I think there was this hidden love of "Pugwall" when I was at school. We would make fun of it but watch it all the same.

I would say, however, that it wasn't that "cool". Take, for example, the lyrics to the music Puigwall's 'band' put together:

"Morning to midnight (castanet syncopation) I'm thinking o- hov you Tossing & turning What can I do?"

or;

"We're all gonna have a party (guitar riff) Food and drink for everyone one (guitar riff) Laughing, jumping(?) dancing, singing (guitar riff) Every body is welcome"

or the theme song;

"Nobody tells me what to do No not me Nobody tells me what to say Can't you see"

It was great - all the songs were complete with correct, clipped pronunciation; not exactly rock & roll.

Then there was the theme music that came on whenever Pugwall's arch-enemies came hooning past on their BMX's;

"Bad boys, bad boys Bad bad boys"

Sheer late-eighties hard-core kids' TV.

But at the same time, to quote "Seinfeld" - It's grotesque. Yet I can't look away."


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