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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
27 August 2001 (Australia) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The program which tells you exactly how to live your life!
Plot:
Spoof lifestyle program taking a satirical, sometimes dark look at Australian society.
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NewsDesk:
I Love You Too: all you need is rom-com
 (From Encore Magazine. 3 May 2010, 6:19 PM, PDT)

User Reviews:
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Cast

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Rachael Coopes ... Sigourney (30 episodes, 2001-2003)
Simon Van Der Stap ... Dr. Rudi (21 episodes, 2001-2003)
Alison Barnes ... Penne (20 episodes, 2002-2003)

Brendan Cowell ... Todd (20 episodes, 2001-2002)
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Series Directed by
David McDonald (30 episodes, 2001-2003)

John Eastway (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
John Eastway (29 episodes, 2001-2003)
David McDonald (29 episodes, 2001-2003)
Rachel Spratt (27 episodes, 2001-2003)
Neil Young (16 episodes, 2001-2003)
Andrew Crabbe (15 episodes, 2001-2003)
Jonathan Speer (15 episodes, 2001-2003)
Kevin Brumpton (14 episodes, 2001-2003)
Angus Fitzsimons (14 episodes, 2001-2003)
Anh Do (12 episodes, 2001-2003)
Nick Rheinberger (10 episodes, 2001-2002)
Angus Macdonald (7 episodes, 2002-2003)
Leon Said (5 episodes, 2002-2003)
Brendan Cowell (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
Leon Ford (4 episodes, 2003)
Jeremy Adair (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Richard Thorp (3 episodes, 2001)
Sebastian Goldspink (3 episodes, 2002-2003)
Rachael Coopes (3 episodes, 2003)
Ben Cunningham (3 episodes, 2003)
Matthew Hawkins (2 episodes, 2001)
Catherine Rothery (2 episodes, 2001)
Russell Beattie (2 episodes, 2002-2003)
Cath Moore (2 episodes, 2002)

Series Produced by
John Eastway .... executive producer (30 episodes, 2001-2003)
David McDonald .... producer (30 episodes, 2001-2003)
Karen Dess .... associate producer (10 episodes, 2002)
Ben Cunningham .... associate producer (10 episodes, 2003)
 
Series Cinematography by
Tim Bradley (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Matthew James (30 episodes, 2001-2003)
Thabo Nell (4 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Casting by
Peta Einberg (29 episodes, 2001-2003)
 
Series Art Direction by
Angus MacDonald (20 episodes, 2002-2003)
Gerard Brown (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
Sophie Nash (10 episodes, 2003)
Stephen Geary (9 episodes, 2001)
Jim O'Brien (3 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Makeup Department
Laura Venner .... makeup artist (20 episodes, 2001-2002)
Lara Jade Birch .... makeup/hair (10 episodes, 2003)
Louise Monnington .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 2001)
Denby Sheather .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Production Management
Alexandra Taussig .... production manager (10 episodes, 2002)
Fiona Hutchison .... production manager (10 episodes, 2003)
Kate Manning .... production manager (9 episodes, 2001)

Anna Truman .... production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Jamie Cahill .... sound (15 episodes, 2002-2003)
George Davis .... sound / sound recordist (10 episodes, 2002)
Daren Clark .... sound (9 episodes, 2001)
Morgan Davies .... sound / sound recordist (8 episodes, 2001-2002)
Dino Krkbesevic .... sound / sound recordist (6 episodes, 2001-2002)
Alan Bennett .... sound (6 episodes, 2001)
Eddy Gill .... sound (6 episodes, 2002)
Warwick Ford .... sound / sound recordist (5 episodes, 2001-2002)
Kristi Smith .... sound (5 episodes, 2001)
Phil Cole .... sound / sound recordist (5 episodes, 2002-2003)
Russell O'Brien .... sound (4 episodes, 2002)
Eric Putrie .... sound (3 episodes, 2002)
Richard Strangelove .... sound (3 episodes, 2002)
Lionel Tegret .... sound (3 episodes, 2002)
Spiros Mavrengelos .... sound / sound recordist (2 episodes, 2001-2002)
Spiros Mavrangleos .... sound (2 episodes, 2001)
Jamie Cahill .... sound (2 episodes, 2002)
David Pellow .... sound (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Tony Melov .... titles & graphics (18 episodes, 2001-2002)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Heap .... camera operator (10 episodes, 2001-2002)
David Hawkins .... assistant camera (10 episodes, 2001)
Jamie Kidston .... assistant camera (10 episodes, 2001)
Jerzy Starzynski .... camera operator (10 episodes, 2001)
Roman Baska .... camera operator (10 episodes, 2002)
Rob Meyer .... camera operator (10 episodes, 2003)
Ashley Scott .... camera operator / lighting camera (9 episodes, 2001-2003)
Grant Jordan .... camera operator (9 episodes, 2001)
Mick O'Brien .... camera operator (8 episodes, 2001)
Ron Croft .... camera operator (7 episodes, 2002-2003)
Peter Clarke .... camera operator (4 episodes, 2001)
Tim Bradley .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2003)
 
Series Casting Department
Amanda Knight .... casting assistant (20 episodes, 2002-2003)
Peta Einberg .... casting (2 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laura Venner .... wardrobe (20 episodes, 2001-2002)
Lara Jade Birch .... wardrobe (10 episodes, 2003)
Sophie Nash .... wardrobe (10 episodes, 2003)
Louise Monnington .... wardrobe (4 episodes, 2001)
Denby Sheather .... wardrobe (4 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Editorial Department
Duncan Wood .... assistant editor (5 episodes, 2001)

Deen Dioria .... assistant editor (unknown episodes, 2002)
 
Series Music Department
Paul Anthony Smith .... composer: theme and incidental music / composer: theme music (30 episodes, 2001-2003)
Glenn Heaton .... incidental music (10 episodes, 2003)
Geoff McGarvey .... incidental music (10 episodes, 2003)
 
Series Other crew
Jeremy Adair .... segment director (18 episodes, 2001-2002)
Maree-Louise Evans .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2003)
Deen Dioria .... production assistant (9 episodes, 2002)
Claire Absolum .... location manager (7 episodes, 2002)
Zan Davies .... location manager (5 episodes, 2001)
Sarah Lunney .... production secretary (5 episodes, 2001)
Jasmin Hildebrand .... location manager (4 episodes, 2001)
Claire Absolom .... location manager (2 episodes, 2002)
Nancy Dentice .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2002)
 

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Additional Details

Runtime:
30 min (10 episodes) | Australia:30 min (20 episodes)
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Certification:
Australia:M (some episodes) | Australia:MA (some episodes)

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Best of 2001, 12 January 2002
Author: Bildo36 from Australia

This show is the 'lay-down misere' for best TV show of 2001.

It's the show that had to be made: a merciless send-up of all those woeful 'lifestyle' and infotainment programs that are clogging the airwaves.

It's not one for the easily-offended. And even if you're not easily offended, stick around: they'll get to you shortly. (I take a lot to shock, but the 'Pol Potting Mix' sketch failed to amuse.)

That aside, bring on Series 2.

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