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)
Maria Angelico ...
 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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To film the twin characters of Daniel & Nathan, a body double was used for distance shots and blue-screen was used for the close-up shots where both characters were facing camera. See more »

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Daniel Sims: This is our dog, Ja Rule. We call him that 'cos he's black.
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Spin-off Summer Heights High (2007) See more »

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I wrote youse a poem
10 May 2006 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

W wicked comedy!

E excellent!

C cracked me up!

A masterpiece!

N not like all the other crap on telly!

B bloody good!

E even better than Kath & Kim!

H hilarious!

E excruciating!

R really, really funny!

O oughta win lots of awards!

E ended too soon!

S sublime!

Run, don't walk to the video store and get your hands on this remarkable comedy! Chris Lilley's "mockumentary" about five people who have been nominated for the award of Australian of the Year, is one of the best comedy shows ever written... and not just in Australia either. Lilley creates characters and situations that are extreme and then underplays them wonderfully. The five nominees are fictional and larger than life... but only just. We all know people like them and some of their actions hit very close to home. We Can Be Heroes is side-splittingly funny but has some wonderful moments of pathos....... such as Pat's fight with cancer, Nathan's poem to his brother and Ricky's relationship with his dad. Don't miss this one!


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