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We Can Be Heroes 

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

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3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 Stevie J 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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Jhyll King, Ja'mie's Mother: She starves herself, I don't know how many times a week, to collect money for the 40 Hour Famine. It seems like sometimes Ja'mie is always on the 40 Hour Famine.
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Chris Lilley is a comedic genius.
8 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

We can be Heroes:Finding the Australian of the year is without a doubt the funniest,reasonably realistic and best show on Australian Television.

Ja'mie King was so hilarious and even my favourite character because some of her opinions about everything makes you think about what it can really be inside the surface.The skateboarder blond twins were funny,the Chinese man(played by Chris Lilley)wasn't an exaggerated stereotype,he was accurately natural and also pretty hilarious,and the guide to Ja'mie's bedroom,school,house and lifestyle was amusing to watch.And the part where Ja'mie has a meltdown when she hears the African people she sponsored in Africa were 90% killed by a flood was funny as hell and even true to how a teenage girl would act if she was upset.

We can be heroes will always be my favourite show to enjoy when there's nothing else to find on TV anymore,except for Summer Heights High. Really hilarious show.


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