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 ... See full summary »
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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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Gristmill See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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The creators Wayne Hope and Robyn Butler both appear in the first series. Robyn as the psychologist and Wayne as the driving instructor. See more »

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Remade as Furst Born (2016) See more »

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Getting better ever with every season
17 May 2017 | by EchtzeitSee all my reviews

Loved it from the first episode, season 2 was already better than the first, but in season 3 is all comes together beautifully and better than I expected.

In essence, I would call it "The Australian Modern Family". Both in quality and in spirit. 'Nough said!


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