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

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 Daniel Sims / ... (6 episodes, 2005)
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 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)
Frieda McKenna ...
 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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27 July 2005 (Australia)  »

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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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Ja'mie King: "Whatever" is simply not good enough.
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Followed by 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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