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Joe and Koro - High Society Television (Full Length Episode) – 1977 Comedy

Joe and Koro - High Society

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1977 Comedy

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In the 1970s Yorkshire emigre Craig Harrison turned the odd couple tale of a Māori and a Yorkshireman into a novel, a radio play, and this popular sitcom. Joe (Stephen Gledhill) is the nervy, university-educated librarian; his flatmate is city-raised Koro (Rawiri Paratene, in one of his earliest lead roles) who works in a fish and chip shop. In this episode, Koro’s dodgy homemade wine helps inspire embarrassing scenes at a party of Joe’s friends. Among drunkard Pākehā, watch out for a paralytic Kevin J Wilson, and a rare pre-Pork Pie appearance by Claire Oberman.

You said there was no groping. You said it wasn't that sort of party.
– Koro

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Television One (TV One)

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