The Almighty Johnsons (2011– )

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The Almighty Johnsons is a new South Pacific Pictures comedy-drama series about four brothers, raised in heartland New Zealand, who also happen to be the living incarnations of Norse Gods. ... See full summary »

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 Axl Johnson (36 episodes, 2011-2013)
Timothy Balme ...
 Mike Johnson (36 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Anders Johnson (36 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Ty Johnson (36 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Olaf Johnson (26 episodes, 2011-2013)
Fern Sutherland ...
 Dawn (25 episodes, 2011-2013)
Hayden Frost ...
 Zeb (24 episodes, 2011-2013)
Eve Gordon ...
 Stacey (24 episodes, 2011-2013)
Rachel Nash ...
 Ingrid (22 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Michele Brock (21 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Gaia (20 episodes, 2011-2013)
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The Almighty Johnsons is a new South Pacific Pictures comedy-drama series about four brothers, raised in heartland New Zealand, who also happen to be the living incarnations of Norse Gods. They even have their own super-god-powers. Sort of - it's just that their powers aren't actually all that powerful. Well, not yet - but that could all change soon Written by Anonymous

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Great fun
1 April 2012 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I'm impressed that the majority of reviews so far have been from outside New Zealand - good on you for giving it a go! The storyline is interesting, most of the acting is great - if a little flat from some of the younger guys, especially Odin.

I recommend it, if you're not from NZ you may not understand all the humour (it is similar in a sense to Outrageous Fortune - another Kiwi production) - but it's enjoyable nonetheless.

I'm not going to go into the plot, as others before me have summed it up nicely. I'm just going to add a few comments.

With regard to Odin not being charismatic - he's a 21 year old male, part of the storyline is for him to find himself, to grow up if you will. I don't know exactly what it's like in other countries, but I think this is one of the best depictions of an average 21 year old out there. He's awkward, still trying to find his place in the REAL world and now he has the 'you're a God' thrown in on top. Given the acting is a little flat at times, I think it often fits.

Also, I'm glad samiester is enjoying the show, but Netball is not the Kiwi version of Volleyball - it's a completely different game. Called Netball :)

The Oracles are brilliant. I think Olaf brings a life and humour to the show.

All in all the show is not about Gods and Super powers, it's a drama about how the family reacts to each given situation. It brings it down from the likes of Heroes and Supernatural and gives it a life of it's own.


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