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Phoo Action (2008)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Comedy | Drama  -  11 February 2008 (UK)
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The year is 2012 and only Buddhist kung-fu cop Terry Phoo and teenage ne'er-do-well Whitey Action can save London and the Nation as a whole from mutant criminals who are taking over.

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Terry Phoo
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Whitey Action
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Lady Elenor Rigsby
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Dr. Evelyne Conan-Bell
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Lord Rothwell
Richard Ng ...
Sifu Chien (as Richard Woo)
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William
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Jason Tompkins ...
Jimmy Freebie
Steve Haze ...
Marlon Freebie
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Burk Freebie
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Poo action?
15 February 2008 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Despite a minuscule budget, "Phoo Action" has great ambition. However, even talented director Euros Lyn can't quite save this pilot from failure.

Colourful, crass and overlong, "Phoo Action" has more misses than hits. Based on the comic strip "Get The Freebies", the show retains the feel of a graphic novel but lacks polish.

Jaime Winstone and Talulah Riley act as eye candy but it's all a little too contrived and not convincing.

The highpoint of the show is seeing Carl Weathers again.

6 out of 10. Incidentally, a 6 part series has been commissioned for next year. Hopefully, the creases of the pilot will be ironed out of the series.


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