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EPISODES: 16.
LENGTH: 30 mins.
FORMAT: Mono, Video.
PRODUCTION: 1967 ATV-0 Melbourne.
RUNNING ORDER: Airdate.
NETWORK: 0-Ten.

CAST:
Ocker Ramsay.......COLIN McEWAN
Major Hugh T. Worthington.......ERNIE BOURNE
Mrs. Myrtle McNugg.......MARGARET REID
Miss Farthingale.......SUE ISRAEL

CREW:
Scripts.......JOHN-MICHAEL HOWSON
Director.......GODFREY PHILIPP
Producer.......GODFREY PHILIPP
Created by.......JOHN-MICHAEL HOWSON & GODFREY PHILIPP

 

1. The Boarder

Simpkins.......George Whaley

Synopsis: Major Hugh T. Worthington arrives at Mrs. McNugg's boarding house, and soon has his first encounter with the recalcitrant Ocker Ramsay.

Airdate:

Melbourne
12/8/67
Sydney 26/9/67
Brisbane 28/10/67

2. The Treasure Hunt

.......Telford Jackson
.......Gareth Wilding-Forbes
.......Douglas Kelly
.......Gordon Malcolm

Synopsis: When Mrs. McNugg enlists the Major's aid to repair an old painting, she little realises it will end in a search for Treasure Island.

Airdate:

Melbourne
19/8/67

3. The Soup Kitchen

Mr. Goodly.......Frank Thring
Rita.......Joan Harris
.......E. Cole Turnley
.......Daphne Miller
.......Reginald Newson

Synopsis: Miss Farthingale and Mrs. McNugg persuade the Major to take charge of ‘The Soup Shelter For Suffering Souls’ which is being run by the local guild to help the needy. The Major agrees to take on the job to help the poor, oppressed, needy and destitute... and to collect $40 a week. The kitchen is run like a Dickensian work-house and the Major is determined to reorganise matters by dressing waitresses as bunnies and providing entertainment.

Airdate:
Melbourne 26/8/67
Sydney 3/10/67
Brisbane 11/11/67

4. The Inheritance

.......Peter Aanensen
.......Marion Edward
.......Diedre MacDonald
.......Neil Angwin

Synopsis: Miss Farthingale's aunt bequeaths all her treasures to her, which arouses the interest of the Major. Mrs. McNugg, worried about Miss Farthingale's ability to handle wealth, asks the Major to assume the role of financial adviser, to which he readily agrees.

Airdate:

Melbourne
2/9/67
Brisbane 25/11/67

5. The Niece

Sharlene.......Lyndall Rowe
Simpkins.......George Whaley

Synopsis: Mrs. McNugg's niece Sharlene comes to visit for the weekend and the landlady warns Ocker not to contaminate the unspoiled young lady. Ocker finds that Sharlene is anything but innocent and is quite taken aback by her, until the worldly-wise Major suggests a counter-offensive.

Airdate:
Melbourne 9/9/67
Brisbane 2/12/67

6. The Party

Basil.......Jon Finlayson
Dymphna.......Nola Finn

Synopsis: Mrs. McNugg agrees to allow Miss Farthingale to invite her friends Basil and Dymphna, from 'the society', for a quiet evening. During the preparations for the party, both Mrs. McNugg and the Major independently decide that the dandelion juice punch needs a little extra ingredient.

Airdate:

Melbourne
16/9/67
Brisbane 9/12/67

7. The Marriage Bureau

Mr. Kysse.......Paul Eddey
Rev. Bishop.......Jeffrey Hodgson
Desiree.......Marcella Burgoyne
Waitress.......Louise Homfrey

Synopsis: The Major decides he needs a wealthy wife, so he applies to Kysse & Tell's Marriage Bureau, and passes himself off as a wealthy secret agent. He tells the Mr. Kysse that he wants an introduction to a lady of refinement, patience, tolerance, understanding, faith, hope, charity and a small annuity.

Airdate:
Melbourne 23/9/67
Brisbane 16/12/67

8. The Protest Meeting

Mrs. Rumble.......Moira Carleton
Mr. Rumble.......John Paton

Synopsis: Mrs. McNugg's next-door neighbours - the dominating Mrs. Rumble and her meek husband - are outraged by the decision to increase council rates. The Major fires them up with the spirit of the French revolution, and he and Ocker organise a protest march. But the idea backfires, particularly on Mrs. Rumble.

Airdate:

Melbourne
30/9/67
Sydney 31/10/67
Brisbane 23/12/67
 


EPISODE TITLES
1. The Boarder
2. The Treasure Hunt
3. The Soup Kitchen
4. The Inheritance
5. The Niece
6. The Party
7. The Marriage Bureau
8. The Protest Meeting
9. The Girl Friend
10. The Singer
11. The Youth Club
12. The Exile
13. The Crisis
14. The Cold
15. The Visit
16. The End

 

 

 


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9. The Girl Friend

Girlfriend.......Joy Mitchell

Synopsis: Ocker brings home a girlfriend, but he does not reckon on the reaction of Mrs. McNugg and his fellow boarders.

Airdate:

Melbourne
7/10/67

10. The Singer

Miss Spain.......Marion Edward
.......Neville Thurgood
.......Ron Anderson

Synopsis: Mrs. McNugg advertises for a new boarder, and the peace of a Sunday morning is shattered by the arrival of Miss Spain.

Airdate:
Melbourne 14/10/67

11. The Youth Club

Neddy.......Gary Gray
Rev. Bishop.......Jeffrey Hodgson
.......Irene Horvitz

Synopsis: The Major decides to open a youth club to keep the local young people off the streets, but he meets some opposition from the youths themselves.

Airdate:

Melbourne
21/10/67

12. The Exile

.......Don Barry
.......Roma Johnson
.......Douglas Kelly
.......Gordon Malcolm

Synopsis: Ocker decides that he cannot stand any more of Mrs. McNugg's nagging, so he packs his bags and leaves.

Airdate:

Melbourne
28/10/67

13. The Crisis

Synopsis: The relationship between Ocker and the Major becomes strained when news of a distant war between Lower Wogola and Upper Batardi reaches the McNugg boarding house and precipitates a crisis. Miss Farthingale believes it is the end of the world, and the Major and Ocker find themselves supporting opposite points of view on the politics of the war.

Airdate:
Melbourne 4/11/67
Sydney 14/11/67

14. The Cold

Mrs. Rumble.......Moira Carleton
.......John Wregg
.......John Royle

Synopsis: Ocker has the misfortune to catch a cold, and falls victim to what appears to be a terror campaign.

Airdate:

Melbourne
11/11/67

15. The Visit

Governor.......Raymond Long
.......Lynda Keane
.......Robert Berry

Synopsis: Excitement runs high in Railway Crescent at the impending visit of the Governor to the Senior Citizens Club, just down the street from the McNugg boarding house.

Airdate:

Melbourne
25/11/67

16. The End

.......Madeleine Orr
.......Gordon Malcolm
.......Douglas Kelly

Synopsis: The Major and Ocker learn there is money to be made by renting out Mrs. McNugg's boarding house for a two-up school.

Airdate:

Melbourne
2/12/67
Sydney 26/12/67

 


Ep. 9: Joy Mitchell, Colin McEwan, Margaret Reid and Ernie Bourne