Australian TV Skippy (Norfolk 1968-1970, Garry Pankhurst, Ed Devereaux) Published 3 years ago on August 2, 2016 Adventure series about Skippy, the Bush Kangaroo, uses his brains to alert his best friend, the human Sonny, whenever anyone hits trouble in the outback area of Warratah National Park. The show was incredibly popular with kids and in an early example of merchandising spawned books, money boxes and the like, “skippy” even made personal appearances. There was a film version made in 1968 utilising the TV crew and called The Intruders. The episode turnaround on the show was Two Weeks Ed Devereaux however was unhappy with his role and was quoted in TV Week as saying “There’s no challenge in it for me, if I can’t play a villain then I want a role that has social comment”. Skippy was the first production made by Fauna Studios (the creation of actor John McCallum). A typical publicity shot for Liza Goddard who played Clancy on the series. In 1969 the show won both a Logie and a Penguin and was also given an award by the Cobb and Co Company for helping to promote the Australian Entertainment Industry. There was a revival of the show in the early 90’s in the form of The New Adventures of Skippy. production details Australia / Syndicated – Norfolk International / 91×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 1968-1970 Executive Producers: John McCallum, Bud Austin / Music: Eric Jupp / Producers: Lee Robinson, Dennis Hill cast GARRY PANKHURST as Sonny Hammond ED DEVEREAUX as Matt Hammond LIZA GODDARD as Clarissa ‘Clancy’ Merrick KEN JAMES as Mark Hammond FRANK THRING as Dr Alexander Stark TONY BONNER as Ranger Ed DevereauxFrank ThringJohn McCallumKen JamesLiza GoddardTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes8 hours ago On the Case with Paula Zahn: Nowhere to Run (S9EP29 ID Sun 26 May 2019) Nowhere to Run: After two girls take a trip to the mall and never come home, they are found shot... Episodes8 hours ago A Discovery of Witches: Episode 8 (S1EP8 AMC, BBCA Sun 26 May 2019) Matthew finds his plans going awry when he is unable to save Diana from Juliette; Diana discovers how formidable her... Episodes8 hours ago Keeping Up with the Kardashians: Pet Peeve (S16EP7 E! Sun 26 May 2019) Pet Peeve: Khloe’s mistrust of her mother’s boyfriend, Corey Gamble resurfaces on a family trip to the Palm Springs, leaving... Episodes8 hours ago Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity: There’s No “We” in Food (S16EP6 FoodTV Sun 26 May 2019) Celebrity: There’s No “We” in Food: The celebrity recruits work in teams to recreate a dish from taste alone while... Episodes8 hours ago Vida: Episode 8 (S2EP2 Starz Sun 26 May 2019) Episode 8: The Vigilantes protest a local real estate agent whom Emma considers using to advertise an available unit in... search EPISODES Episodes8 hours ago The Chi: A Blind Eye (S2EP7 Showtime Sun 26 May 2019) A Blind Eye: Detective Cruz is left to make a difficult choice. Brandon gets some insight into Douda’s past, while... Episodes8 hours ago Billions: New Year’s Day (S4EP10 Showtime Sun 26 May 2019) New Year’s Day: Wendy and Taylor each prep for a big day. Wags gets in touch with his sensitive side.... Episodes8 hours ago Killing Eve: You’re Mine (S2EP8 AMC, BBC America Sun 26 May 2019) You’re Mine: Eve finds her mission going awry; Eve learns Carolyn is working for the British government and must take... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago The Man Who Killed Don Quixote | 2018 | Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself... Movies2 months ago Triple Frontier | 2019 | Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Struggling to make ends meet, former special ops soldiers reunite for a high-stakes heist: stealing $75 million from a South... Movies2 months ago Captive State | 2019 | John Goodman, Vera Farmiga Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.