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Peppermint Twist - Let's Limbo Some More Television (Full Length Episode) – 1987 Drama Music Comedy

Peppermint Twist - Let's Limbo Some More

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1987 Drama Music Comedy

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Peppermint Twist’s colourful, stylised portrait of 60s puberty floated onto NZ screens in 1987, winning a solid teenage following. Something of a homegrown homage to US sitcom Happy Days, Peppermint was set amongst a group of teens in small town Roseville, and made liberal use of period songs and arrangements. This episode involves mounting rivalries over a typically pressing issue: an upcoming limbo contest. Further nostalgia value is provided by real-life 60s music show host Peter Sinclair, who makes a cameo as compere of the contest.

Hi swingers, come on in! The music's fine.
– Peter Sinclair, to assembled limbo contestants

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Music

Music arranged by Terry Gray.