Dan "Scoop" Schoombie has to fill in for colleague Lucinda and review an art exhibition organised by the bolshy Precious Makathini. He finds himself in trouble when he drops and breaks an ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
James Borthwick ...
 Scoop
David Clatworthy ...
 Norman
Hamilton Dhlamini ...
 Sparks
Doctor Khasu-Nkatlo ...
 Maki
Jeroen Kranenburg ...
 Giovanni
Timmy Kwebulana ...
 TJ (as Timmy Kwebulane)
Jolene Martin-Morgan ...
 Candy
Makhaola Ndebele ...
 Archie (2001)
James Ngcobo ...
 Ernest
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Dan "Scoop" Schoombie has to fill in for colleague Lucinda and review an art exhibition organised by the bolshy Precious Makathini. He finds himself in trouble when he drops and breaks an exhibit. Dan gets a hot tip from Deep Throat, his mysterious source, that the 3 times winner of the Comrades Marathon is in fact on performance enhancing drugs. Dan engineers a meeting with him, where he manages to "steal" the evidence. The Weekly Bystander's circulation is falling, so the paper's owner, Mr Montgomery, is threatening retrenchment. Dan thinks he could be out on the street, and so decides that a bikini-clad bimbo on the front page will sell papers. To Dan's consternation he hears that sports and crime writer Sparks is going to do an interview with a hooker. When Sparks goes down with flu, Dan ends up interviewing the new mayor under the assumption that she is a lady of ill repute. Featuring Charl Marais. The Weekly Bystander's owner, Mr Montgomery, feels that an agony-aunt column would... Written by Anonymous

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7 February 2001 (South Africa)  »

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