After-school show Nice One was a popular classic of NZ childrens television, with the show's signature theme tune ("Nice one Stu-y!") and Stu's thumbs-up salute, totemic for kids of the 70s. Host Stu Dennison played a cheeky, pony-tailed schoolboy who delighted children and infuriated adults with his irreverent antics. But Dennison developed the persona in short live segments for Ready to Roll (shot live at Avalon Studios, excerpted here). Prototype Stu is seen being a truant, reciting rude poetry, singing 10cc and ribbing Roger Gascoigne and 70s metrosexuals.
Nice One was a children's after school show that became a vehicle for presenter Stu Dennison's persona - Nice One Stu. Famous for its naughty jokes and pokes at authority, Nice One also featured ...
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Television, 1978 (Full Length Episode)
A Nice One Christmas special
Television, 1977 (Full Length)
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Television, 1978 (Full Length)
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Television, 1986 (Full Length)
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Television, 1980 (Excerpts)
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Television, 1980 (Full Length Episode)
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Television, 1977 (Excerpts)
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