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The Miraculous Mellops 

The Miraculous Mellops concerns the Mellop family. Father Bill Mellop runs a nursery, aided by his children - Samantha, Michael, Jason and his sister Jocelyn. After the recent death of their mother, Jocelyn acts as housekeeper.




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Series cast summary:
Troy Beckwith Troy Beckwith ...  Michael Mellop 20 episodes, 1991
David Walters David Walters ...  Jason Mellop 20 episodes, 1991
Sally Warwick Sally Warwick ...  Samantha Mellop 20 episodes, 1991
Bill Conn Bill Conn ...  Bill Mellop 20 episodes, 1991
Julie Godfrey Julie Godfrey ...  Aunt Jocelyn 20 episodes, 1991
Max Phipps ...  Bernie Dump 20 episodes, 1991
Michela Noonan Michela Noonan ...  Harmony Dump 20 episodes, 1991
Drew Forsythe Drew Forsythe ...  Ralph 20 episodes, 1991
Kim Walsh Kim Walsh ...  Jane 20 episodes, 1991


On the moon, the moonlings are all intelligent children and all answer to the Grand Baby, the ruler of them all. But the Grand Baby is dying, so a shooting star is set to Earth to call upon the next Grand Baby. The shooting star lands in a family home causing various pieces of household items to inherit super powers. Two moonlings come to earth to help the kids put all items together and discover who the next Grand Baby is. The only thing standing in there way is a pesky interfering neighbour with the surname Dump. Written by Liam Smith <ldsmith@ozemail.com.au>

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The Australian Children's Television Foundation had hoped Mark Mitchell would play Bernie Dump, however scheduling conflicts with Larger Than Life forced him to turn it down. See more »


Followed by The Miraculous Mellops 2 (1992) See more »

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A good sci-fi adventure for kids
21 August 2007 | by Beta_GallingerSee all my reviews

I used to watch many kids' shows on TVO (a Canadian station) when I was around eight/nine years old. Of all those shows I watched on that channel, I don't think "The Miraculous Mellops" was ever one of my favourites, but it certainly wasn't my least favourite, either. I was obviously seeing all reruns, since it was a few years after the show was made, but that didn't matter. Although it has now been a long time since I saw this show, I still have some fairly clear memories of it.

The Miraculous Mellops focused on three teenagers, all siblings. These siblings were Michael, Samantha, and Jason Mellop. While the family experienced difficulties trying to keep their business going, they were contacted by the Moonlings, who had come to Earth searching for as new leader, as the moon's current leader, the Grand Baby, was dying! One of the Mellops would be chosen to replace the Grand Baby! After this, the lives of Michael, Samantha, and Jason were obviously not the same!

From what I remember, the show was very exciting and never got boring. There was also a fair bit of humour in the show, so not only did viewers get to enjoy the excitement, some of them also might have gotten some good laughs. I can remember some impressive special effects as well. It has been a long time since I last saw this show, and I'm not sure what I would think if I saw it now, but I'll always remember it well. I don't know if there's any channel out there that still plays reruns of "The Miraculous Mellops", but if there is, I recommend the show for kids who like sci-fi adventures!

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25 November 1991 (Australia) See more »

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Spełnione życzenie See more »

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