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Terry and the Gunrunners - Full Series

Television (Full Length Episodes) – 1985

This colourful six-part series pits 12-year-old Terry Teo, his clever sister Polly and big brother Ted against a gang of gunrunners. Having skateboarded down the wrong driveway, the unflappable Terry is captured by crime boss Ray Vegas (ex Goon Michael Bentine) and his idiot henchmen. The show takes its cues from the beloved comic by Stephen Ballantyne and Bob Kerr: bright colours, arcade game-style animation, and graphics echoing the 1960s version of Batman. Don McGlashan supplies the inventive soundtrack. The cast includes Phillip Gordon, and cameos by ex Prime Minister Robert Muldoon and Billy T James (who also sings the catchy theme song). Check out this episode guide.

If a Belgian boy can be internationally famous since 1933, then why can’t an Antipodean one?
– Producer Logan Brewer makes comparisons to Tintin, in The Press, 18 February 1984

Key Cast & Crew

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Billy T James

As: Spud the bikie (episodes 1-5)

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Adrian Bell

As: Terry

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Michael Bentine

As: Ray Vegas

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Stephen Ballantyne

Original Author, Writer

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Phillip Gordon

As: Ted Teo

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Chris Bailey

Director

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Produced by

Finlayson-Hill

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