The Games: Series 1

Featuring the formidable comedic talents of John Clarke, Gina Riley, Bryan Dawe and Ross Stevenson, this hit ABC comedy series is a deadpan, surreal and highly satirical look at bureaucrats in the throes of organising the extravaganza that will be the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. A classic parody of Australian bureaucratic culture, our bungling committee - with comic legend John Clarke at the helm - have to deal with a 100 metres running track that is several metres short of the mark; over-zealous sponsorship opportunities from tobacco companies; and a sex-change athlete - do they run in the men's or women's events?

Year: 1999
Genre: TV Comedy, Nick's Favourites, Television Shows, Special Editions, Black Humour
Country: Australia
Director: Bruce Permezel
Starring: John Clarke, Bryan Dawe, Gina Riley, Ross Stevenson
Duration: 340 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains coarse language.
Location in store: Comedy (TV)



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