Kingswood Country (1980–1984)

Hair of the Blue Dog 

Ted has a toothache and very reluctantly has to visit the dentist. At the same time, he is having trouble with a neighbourhood poodle that keeps biting him. So he paints it blue.


Kevin Burston


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Episode complete credited cast:
Ross Higgins Ross Higgins ... Ted Bullpitt
Judi Farr Judi Farr ... Thelma Bullpitt
Peter Fisher Peter Fisher ... Craig Bullpitt
Laurel McGowan Laurel McGowan ... Greta Bertolucci
Lex Marinos Lex Marinos ... Bruno Bertolucci
Bruce Spence ... Dentist


Ted is not feeling well, he has a toothache. There is not a lot of sympathy from the family and they delight in his pain and whinging. He is very reluctant to go to the dentist but eventually Greta convinces him to visit the dentist for whom she works. However, he runs out before the dentist can fix his teeth. Ted is having problems with a local poodle, which keeps biting them. So he covers it in blue paint. Unfortunately, he finds out too late who owns the poodle. Written by jem

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15 July 1982 (Australia) See more »

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