Kevin and Jamie are two roommates. Kevin is irresponsible and sloppy, but compared to super-slob and slacker Jamie, Kevin looks almost anal-retentive. While both are content to wallow in ... See full summary »
This comedy series is all about two mates, Gary and Tony who share a two bedroom home. They are grown men who act like a couple of drunk two year olds, who spend their time either drinking ... See full summary »
The mating ritual can get messy. Let's see if we have this straight... Steve's with Jane but he's suddenly hot for Susan who met Steve through Jeff whom Susan used to go out with though ... See full summary »
Prior to the series moving to Channel 7, most location shots were done in Melbourne's bayside suburbs closer to the ABC studios in Ripponlea (Southland Shopping Centre, Moorabbin Ikea (since closed), Nepean Hwy Moorabbin, Aspendale Gardens (the overhead shot in the credits) etc) however after the move the first location used was Newmarket Plaza in Flemington, much closer to Channel 7's Docklands studios. See more »
I've taken up golf, Mrs D.
Yeah. Me and the girls are going down to the Peninsula to play in a tournament.
Oh, you know, K.D., Ellen, Martina. Just the usual gang.
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The opening credits are a parody of the opening credits for the TV series The Young and the Restless. See more »
"Kath and Kim" has had a sensational impact on Australian television. The most watched homegrown comedy in years, it is also undoubtedly the best. The characters are brilliantly written, leaving space for hilarious situations that really send up life in the Australian suburbs. Ironically, Kath and Kim have become the most toasted products of the environment they parody.
Kath (Jane Turner) is a house-proud, high maintenance middle-aged woman, with a new lease of life thanks to her new beau, Kel (Glen Robbins). The biggest problem, in more ways than one, is her vile daughter Kim (Gina Riley), whose back at home after leaving her husband Brett (Peter Rowsthorn), who is more devoted to his dog than her. Then there's also Sharon (the hilarious Magda Szubanski), Kim's sporty, unlucky second-best friend. The big laughs come from these characters attempting to appear chic-literate, and from their "unsophisticated" fashion, and seeing Kath's plans for her dream-wedding take hand.
The scripts are sharp and perceptive, the performances all outstanding. This is Australia's answer to "Absolutely Fabulous", bit its popularity is not restricted to its home country. New Zealanders love an opportunity to mock Australian suburbia.
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