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1983 winner form y separately published work icon Kingswood Country Doug Edwards , Ian Heydon , Gary Reilly , Tony Sattler , ( dir. Kevin Burston ) Australia : RS Productions , 1980 Z1829002 1980 series - publisher film/TV

Developing out of a skit on The Naked Vicar Show, this was a highly popular sit-com that, as Moran notes in his Guide to Australian TV Series, 'rivalled the success of My Name's McGooley in the 1960s and was surpassed only by the success of Hey Dad on the same network a few years later.

The series centred on the Bulpitt family, particularly patriarch Ted: a bigoted, conservative, blue-collar Australian and WWII veteran devoted to television, his racing greyhounds, and his Holden Kingswood.

Despite its popularity, the program was criticised for the out-spoken bigotry of its protagonist, including (but not exclusively) towards his Italian son-in-law.

Moran says of the program that 'The series was well plotted and funny, most especially Ross Higgins in the role of Ted.'

1982 winner form y separately published work icon Kingswood Country Doug Edwards , Ian Heydon , Gary Reilly , Tony Sattler , ( dir. Kevin Burston ) Australia : RS Productions , 1980 Z1829002 1980 series - publisher film/TV

Developing out of a skit on The Naked Vicar Show, this was a highly popular sit-com that, as Moran notes in his Guide to Australian TV Series, 'rivalled the success of My Name's McGooley in the 1960s and was surpassed only by the success of Hey Dad on the same network a few years later.

The series centred on the Bulpitt family, particularly patriarch Ted: a bigoted, conservative, blue-collar Australian and WWII veteran devoted to television, his racing greyhounds, and his Holden Kingswood.

Despite its popularity, the program was criticised for the out-spoken bigotry of its protagonist, including (but not exclusively) towards his Italian son-in-law.

Moran says of the program that 'The series was well plotted and funny, most especially Ross Higgins in the role of Ted.'

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