Russell Coight's haphazard and inept adventuring style ensures that he is a danger to anything and anyone he meets, not to mention himself.




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 Russell Coight (13 episodes, 2001-2002)


Spoof Australian outback adventure series. Russell Coight is Australia's most inept outback adventurer. Whether it's roping steers, crossing flooded rivers, tackling wild crocs, finding bush tucker or helping travelers out of the mud, Russell Coight will do it... badly. Written by David Bromage

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5 August 2001 (Australia)  »

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(13 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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The idea for the show came from a series of skits from The Late Show (1992) entitled "Wallaby Jack". See more »


There is a running gag through out the serious of deliberate continuity and factual errors. For example when two people go to shake hands there is a cut to a close up shot of two hands shaking, but it always the same clip no matter who we see about to shake hands. See more »


Russell Coight: The cattle froze to death, which proved something of a setback - although it did make the muster considerably easier.
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The northern swamp wallaby is a protected species and should not under any circumstances be buried beneath rocks. Only small sections of rainforest were damaged in the making of this program See more »


Followed by Russell Coight's Celebrity Challenge (2004) See more »


The Way It Is
Performed by Lee Kernaghan
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11 July 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is the funniest outback adventure show I have ever seen. Glenn Robbins is hilarious as the incompetent Russell Coight, who is a typical outback bloke - with a difference. He is constantly having his tent collapse on him, his car gets stuck at least once an episode (and he somehow manages to get out every time, but we never see that), he meets outback folk and interviews them badly. He knows nothing about the bush, and if you ever hear him say the words "this is an endangered species" be warned - that species numbers are about to go down by one.

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