Outrageous Fortune (2005– )

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When career criminal Wolfgang West gets put away for four years, his wife Cheryl decides it's time for her family to go straight. But can the Wests change the habits of a lifetime?

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Cast

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 Cheryl West (107 episodes, 2005-2010)
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 Jethro West / ... (107 episodes, 2005-2010)
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 Pascalle West (107 episodes, 2005-2010)
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 Loretta West (107 episodes, 2005-2010)
Frank Whitten ...
 'Grandpa' Ted West / ... (107 episodes, 2005-2010)
Kirk Torrance ...
 Judd / ... (100 episodes, 2005-2010)
Tammy Davis ...
 Munter (100 episodes, 2005-2010)
Nicole Whippy ...
 Kasey Mason / ... (85 episodes, 2005-2010)
David Fane ...
 Falani (58 episodes, 2005-2010)
Shane Cortese ...
 Hayden Peters (55 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Wolfgang West (54 episodes, 2005-2009)
Roz Turnbull ...
 Rochelle / ... (52 episodes, 2005-2010)
Stella King ...
 Jane West (51 episodes, 2008-2010)
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When career criminal Wolfgang West gets put away for four years, his wife Cheryl decides it's time for her family to go straight. But can the Wests change the habits of a lifetime?

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Do diabla z kryminalem  »

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Police vehicles used within the show are outdated versions of current NZ Police vehicles. The EL Ford Falcon was used by the NZ Police from 1998-2001 and phased out by early 2002. See more »

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In several of the first two series of 'OF', studio space can be seen above where the house ceiling should be. Mosty wide up-facing shots, but also in some scenes where the camera pans fast. 'OE' is filmed on a sound stage, not in the actual house shown as the exterior. See more »

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Munter: Yeah, it was float like a butterfly, sting like a wasp.
Eric: Bee.
Munter: What?
Eric: Nah, the saying goes 'float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.'
Munter: How do you know how it goes? I only just made it up.
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Remade as Scoundrels (2010) See more »

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You must be joking
15 January 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The only Outrageous thing about this show is that it was made in the first place. Never mind getting a second season. It looks like a soap opera that should have been shelved. I can't believe that it has made it on to our screens. It is absolutely dreadful. Working in television myself, all I can think is that the Nine Network Australia got the show in a package as part of a deal - Surely they didn't pay for it. I'm wondering whether they actually have watched it before they put it to air. The only good thing about it is that it has obviously kept actors in work so that's a good thing. Honestly don't waste your time - hire a video, read a book or better still switch the channel!


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