A man has registered his name as 'Sydney Olympic Games' and is causing problems. The problems with aborigines has the US ambassador calling for a top-level apology. There is also a land rights claim on the shooting range.



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Episode cast overview:
John Clarke ...
Bryan Dawe ...
Gina Riley ...
John Howard
Ningali Lawford ...
Ningali (as Ningali Josie Lawford)
David Ngoombujarra ...
Adriano Cortese ...
Randall, US Special Ambassador
Dino Nicolosi ...
Sydney Olympic Games
Andrew Percy
Sophie Laguna
Sandra Rucins
Tim Schwerdt ...
Robbie Maver


An aboriginal community has a claim to the land under the Olympic shooting range, beating them there by about 40,000 years. An American special ambassador points out that the health of Australian aborigines is the worst in the world, and insists on an apology from the Prime Minister, hoping that "the games go ahead as planned". Gina tries unsuccessfully to interest the media in the Olympic torch relay as it proceeds down the west coast, far from Sydney. To compound matters, our new friend "Sid" distracts Nicholas from his meeting with the ambassador long enough to hit him with a threat of trademark infringement. "You can't call them that." A mining company CEO from Western Australia proposes to turn his company into an ISP, and offers Games organizers shares in exchange for some promotion and results during the Games. This is just in time to plug the hole that Sid has created, and Nicholas wastes no time making the connection. Gina sorts out the national disgrace, producing a video ... Written by Jim Hickstein

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