A watershed program in Australian television, The Dream aired every night for the 15 nights of the Sydney Olympic Games. Roy and HG engaged in loosely scripted banter, hilarious athlete ...
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A watershed program in Australian television, The Dream aired every night for the 15 nights of the Sydney Olympic Games. Roy and HG engaged in loosely scripted banter, hilarious athlete interviews, and most famously a reinterpretation of Gymnastics, Greco-Roman Wrestling, Weight-lifting and Diving with their own distinctive commentary style. Written by
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If any Aussie hadn't heard of this delightful satirical narrative of the Sydney 2000 Olympic games he or she has obviously been living in a shell secluded away from the real world that was for that time, Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Roy and HG observed, analysed and made fun of the Olympic games in more ways that one. Noone will forget their hilarious remarks regarding the distressed facial expressions of gymnast Svetlana. Or their continual reminder of New Zealands medal tally ("0"). Haha - not to mention their delightful coverage of the weightlifter who dropped the weights on her head. And I agree - What's the use selling an Olympic Umbrella if you can't take the "bloody things" into the stadium.
I agree with the other commenter - it was the best show on aussie TV for those weeks. It's a shame they couldn't cover the Paralympics - but then again, that might be a tad in bad taste.
Here's to hoping they cover Athens 2004,
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