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Cast

Series cast summary:
Annie Maynard ...  Bess Denyar 24 episodes, 2013-2016
Patrick Brammall ...  Danny Bright 24 episodes, 2013-2016
Robyn Malcolm ...  Julie Wheeler 24 episodes, 2013-2016
Michala Banas ...  Amber Wheeler 24 episodes, 2013-2016
Rhys Mitchell ...  Kayne Wheeler 24 episodes, 2013-2016
Madeleine Jevic ...  Brianna Wheeler 24 episodes, 2013-2016
Lara Robinson ...  Edwina Bright 24 episodes, 2013-2016
Harrison Feldman ...  Oscar Bright 24 episodes, 2013-2016
Dougie Baldwin ...  Shawn Van Winkle 24 episodes, 2013-2016
Glenn Robbins Glenn Robbins ...  Wayne Wheeler 24 episodes, 2013-2016
Robyn Nevin ...  Margaret Denyar 24 episodes, 2013-2016
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The story of two families living at opposite ends of the freeway. Bess Denyar is a doctor with a posh mother, Margaret, an architect husband, Danny Bright, and twin 13-year-olds at a private school, Oscar and Edwina. When Bess finds out that she is adopted, she is stunned, but even more so when she meets her birth parents, Wayne and Julie Wheeler. She also discovers that she has three siblings: Amber, Kayne and Brianna. The 'bogan' Wheelers head up a drag racing team in the outer suburbs and are thrilled to discover the daughter they thought they had lost. Written by anonymous

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The family tree just grew another branch.

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 2013 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Bess of Both Worlds See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Production Co:

Gristmill See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Known as "Bess of Both Worlds" for the US market. See more »

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Remade as Furst Born (2016) See more »

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Classic Australian Comedy for the World

The quality of Upper Middle Bogan across all three seasons was superb. The world of this series was a brilliant and original concept that was entertainingly teased out across several years. Before the third season aired on ABC TV, I wondered if the frequent laughs could be maintained. They were. The writers, cast and crew delivered quirky stories and hilarious moments that fired up water-cooler conversations for months. Some of the funniest situations came in the third season. I ended up buying the complete DVD set just to dip back into certain favourite episodes with ease.


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