We Can Be Heroes (2005– )

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A group of Australians are nominated for the Australian of the Year Award.

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 Daniel Sims / ... (6 episodes, 2005)
Jennifer Byrne ...
 Narrator (6 episodes, 2005)
Mick Graham ...
 Terry (6 episodes, 2005)
Chung Jade Koh ...
 Chun (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Mel (6 episodes, 2005)
Emma Clapham ...
 Brianna (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Emma (6 episodes, 2005)
Deborah Jones ...
 Kerry (6 episodes, 2005)
Taylor Potter ...
 Tyson (6 episodes, 2005)
Tracey Mathers ...
 Shelly / ... (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Jordan (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Frieda (5 episodes, 2005)
Carol Chong ...
 Carol (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Mr Wong (5 episodes, 2005)
Pixie Jones ...
 Tracey (3 episodes, 2005)
Nyathan Hoth Mai ...
 Sonali (3 episodes, 2005)
Jhyll Teplin ...
 Mrs. King (3 episodes, 2005)
Lise Rodgers ...
 Mrs Welham (3 episodes, 2005)
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A group of Australians are nominated for the Australian of the Year Award.

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This show appeared so real, that the ABC received complaint about how these nominees could possibly be up for the Australian of the Year. See more »

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Phil Olivetti: I laughed at the suggestion when I nominated myself.
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Best Australian comedy ever.
12 December 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

We Can Be Heroes is the 2005 comedy hit that goes for 6 episodes which stars Chris Lilley as six characters. The show revolves around 6 people who are Ricky Wong who is a striving Chinese actor, Ja'mie a private school stuck up bitch, Pat Mullins a women who got famous for getting over her problem with having a club foot to becoming a champion roller, Daniel who is a country boy about to give his earlobe to his brother so he can hear again, his brother who does not say much but is hilarious all the same and last up is Phil Olivetti an Australian hero who saved kids life in a flying air castle. The show is definitely a classic and will never ever be beaten. It shows that good comedy is not dead it was just trying to get out of the way of teen movies. Overall this is a must watch for fans of Chris Lilley in Hamish and Andy and The Big Bite. I rate this comedic masterpiece 98%. GO CHRIS LILLEY KEEP IT UP. Also watch Summer Heights High.


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