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Hounds - Episode Five

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2012

In this acclaimed comedy series the life of a lawyer goes to the dogs, when his father’s death throws him into Auckland’s low-rent greyhound racing scene. In the second to last episode, Will’s mongrel crew have a new dog, trainer Marty does community service and Will takes on a retail job. The Downlow Concept production screened late Friday nights on TV3. Stuff television critic Chris Philpott thought it the best scripted comedy New Zealand had produced to date. Hounds won Best Comedy at the 2012 NZ TV Awards.

No pressure mate, but if you win today Daddy won't have to touch young boy's feet anymore.
– Will (Toby Sharpe) to greyhound Bernie Lomax

Key Cast & Crew

The Downlow Concept

Writer, Director

Toby Sharpe

As: Will

Matt McPhail

Producer

Ryan Lampp

As: Greg Towel

Ian Gordon

As: Retirement Facilitator

Mabel Wharekawa-Burt

As: Maureen

See all 29 credits

Acknowledgements

Made with funding from NZ On Air

Music

Theme song composed by Chabs and Milky (James Dansey of The Sneaks and James Milne of Lawrence Arabia)

Music supervision by Franklin Road

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