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The Best of The Billy T James Collection Television – 1992 Māori Comedy

The Best of The Billy T James Collection

Television – 1992 Māori Comedy

PG Parental Guidance
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Billy T’s unique brand of humour is captured here at its affable, non-PC best in this compilation of skits from his popular 80s TV shows. There’s Te News (“... someone pinched all the toilet seats out of the Kaikohe Police Station ... now the cops have got nothing to go on!”) with Billy in iconic black singlet and yellow towel; a bro’s guide to home improvement; the first contact skits, and Turangi Vice. No target is sacred (God, The IRA) and there are classic spoofs of Pixie Caramel’s “last requests” and Lands For Bags’ “where’d you get your bag” ads.

Key Cast & Crew

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Tony Holden

Director, Producer

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Ian Sharp

Writer

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Jeff Bennet

Writer, Producer, Director

Produced by

Tvnz

TVNZ

Availability

Available on DVD from Aro Video.

Rights

The copyright to this title is held by TVNZ.

Acknowledgements

Thanks to the Billy T James Family Trust, the performers and key creatives featured in this programme. Made with funding from NZ On Air.