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Melody Rules - Going, Going ... Goner (First Episode)

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1995

'Going, Going, Gone ...' was the ominous title for the opening episode of one of NZ television's most celebrated failures. With her mother on an archaeological dig in Malaysia, Melody (Belinda Todd) is babysitting her brother and sister and counting down to a much anticipated holiday of her own. But will Mum make it back in time (or will she only ever be a voice on the phone)? Will her brother survive his first date? And will her sister get to the big Slagheap concert? And who thought it was good idea for Brendan (Alan Brough) to wear that shirt?

 

Absolutely ghastly
– Belinda Todd reflects on Melody Rules in 2010

Key Cast & Crew

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Michael Robinson

Director

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Ross Jennings

Producer

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Mihera Paterson

Writer

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Geoff Houtman

Writer

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Eliot O'Donnell

As: Crayfish

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Iain Chapman

As: Geoff Robbins

See all 27 credits

Produced by

Ross Jennings Productions

Source

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TV3

Acknowledgements

Based on original material by Matt Donaldson, Kate Ward-Smythe

Made with funding from NZ On Air

 

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