In 2040, the dimini female (teenage girl) 72 Batch 19Y and her misfit family in the Efficiecity, a completely enclosed bureaucratic city sealed off from the polluted and abandoned outside world.


Micky Dolenz




2   1  
1984   1983  


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Series cast summary:
Aaron Brown Aaron Brown ...  Brat 12 episodes, 1983-1984
Frank Duncan Frank Duncan ...  Gramps 12 episodes, 1983-1984
Colin Bennett ...  Andy 12 episodes, 1983-1984
Roy Macready Roy Macready ...  80H 12 episodes, 1983-1984
Linda Polan Linda Polan ...  Mother 12 episodes, 1983-1984
Hugh Spight Hugh Spight ...  Jazzmine 11 episodes, 1983-1984
Patsy Kensit ...  Luna 6 episodes, 1983
Jo Wyatt ...  Luna 6 episodes, 1984
Natalie Forbes Natalie Forbes ...  40D 6 episodes, 1983
Vanessa Knox-Mawer Vanessa Knox-Mawer ...  32C 6 episodes, 1984
David Gretton David Gretton ...  Mr. Efficiecity 4 episodes, 1983


The show was about the domestic life of an eccentric family group set in the year 2040 - although in the setting, the characters are not in fact biologically related, but assigned to shared living quarters by the bureaucracy. Parts of the setting were decidedly dystopic; in the first episode, Luna is threatened with execution for having lost her citizen's identity card. A distinctive feature of the show was the language of "techno-talk", used by all of the characters, and described as an alternate version of English that had emerged to make it easier for computers to understand human speech. Techno-talk was characterised by the formation of new words from stems that already existed in regular spoken English. Written by holmefieldmill

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Sci-Fi | Comedy | Family







Release Date:

22 January 1983 (UK) See more »

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Central Television See more »
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(12 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Crazy Credits

Here follows all "Teletalk" as seen during the end credits and it's translation. Image Collection (camera operator) ; Audio Stirbeing (sound); Lumino Blaser Raiser (lighting); Teletechnoclarity (vision control); Image Intermix (vision mixer); F-Xplonants (special effects); Haut Cladclector ( costume designer); Paste Interface (make up artist); Act Attracter (casting director); Teletyptapper ( script supervisor); Prodhirebuyer (production buyer); Clunk and Tatter Mam (stage manager); Q Plat Men (floor managers); Prodordinator (location administrator); Prodadminator (location manager); Environ Creatassistor (assistant designer); Environ Creations (production designer); Galactic Dimini Teletalk Co-ordinator (executive producer); High Grade Adminordinator (producer); Communico-Ordirectinator (director); High Grade Adminandirectinator (producer & director). See more »


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Ms. Kensit
23 April 2017 | by Dansmith14See all my reviews

Luna was a charming children's tea time comedy; starring Patsy Kensit as the alien girl in a family. Dressed in close-fitting clothes and skirt (ahem), Patsy knocked everybody dead including this fourteen year old boy.

With a supporting cast of nurturing parents and family, Ms. Kensit's spaced-out performance was at once singular and projecting all at the same time.

Being ITV it was a bit dayglow but it was a nice little drama from happier times.

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