"Double the Fist" is a show about four of the most extreme people on the planet in their pursuit of 'Fist'. The means: strength, power, knowledge, and most importantly, PAIN! The 'Fist' ... See full summary »
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"Double the Fist" is a show about four of the most extreme people on the planet in their pursuit of 'Fist'. The means: strength, power, knowledge, and most importantly, PAIN! The 'Fist' will earn you the respect and admiration of your fellow peers in the extreme community. Each episode, Steve Foxx, the most extreme person on the planet, will challenge the Fist Team, Rod Foxx, Mephisto, and The Womp, 3 other very extreme people, to perform a near impossible task and see if they survive. FULL FIST! Written by
After the first series, the show was on a prolonged hiatus, with the ABC divided over the issue of whether or not to continue making the show. In March of 2006, after a number of attempts by the creators and support from fans via an on-line petition, the ABC finally gave the okay for a second series to be made. Shooting for the second series may begin in September 2006. See more »
G'day, and welcome to "Double the Fist". The show where we, the Fist Team, present you, the piss-weak audience, with some of the most extreme lifestyle choices you could make.
[quick-cut montage of Steve doing Kung-Fu moves to rock music]
First up, we hit the sunny seaside town of Kiama, where we show some of those spineless locals how to earn fist.
[close-up on Steve's face]
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There are shows in the world that are unique to their country of origin. You watch "Yes Minister" & know that's uniquely English. You watch "Friends" & know that it's uniquely American.
"Double The Fist" is not only uniquely Australian, it's just simply UNIQUE with some of the most off-the-wall humour ever made. Made on an embarrassingly small budget, everything about the show works in the way intended. Each episode follows a basic guideline of the crew having thought of something completely absurd, then The Womp, Rodd Foxx, Tina T & Mephisto interact even more absurdly (& usually violently) with the idea (with Steve Foxx commentating along the way) until most things are destroyed in random acts of violence while earning "Fist".
The show quite rightly won the 2004 AFI award for Best Comedy Series. Here's hoping Series 2 can maintain the impetus generated 3 years ago.
Highly recommended if you don't mind cheap production & absurdity mixed into a very unique blend.
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