Film adaptation of the australian comedy series kath and kim. Such is the success of kath and kim on australian screens that the particular vernacular of the foxy ladies has become a recognisable fixture in our popular culture. Three part resource analyzing the distinctive elements of australian humor. The focus is on the comedic techniques of satire and parody, using the hit television series, kath and kim, as the focus.
Kath and kim is a comedy series about a mother and daughter in the fictional. Kath and kim show exactly how australia can accept samesex. The official facebook home of your favourite foxy ladies from fountain lakes. Kath and kim first aired on the abc in 2002 and by its second series in 2003 had become the highestrating comedy series on australian television. Gina riley left, kim and jane turner kath stars of the australian comedy kath and kim arrive. Original network, abc tv 20022005 seven network 2007. A mother, her daughter, and their respective hunks of spunk negotiate life in suburban australia. Kath, an empty nester divorcee who wants to enjoy time with her hunk. The series main characters consist of kath dayknight, a cheerful 50yearold woman, her selfindulgent daughter kim craig, kaths boyfriend and. The show was created and written by jane turner and gina riley, who play the title roles. Kath and kim money 2002 clip 2 on aso australianscreen. Kath and kim is a hilarious slice of life show shot single camera like the office about the foxy ladies of fountain lakes, mom kath and daughter kim. The australian television comedy kath and kim was an immensely successful.
Get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. Therefore, the satire reifies the national image of an australian woman as drongo and limits the suburban female to one type. Kath dayknight is a cheery middleaged woman, the mother of kim and the wife after season 1 of kel kath was born in 1954, and was married to gary poole kim s father for a short time in the late seventies. Kel is disappointed when his research fails to turn up any noblility amongst his ancestors, until karens wig and kim s celebrity magazine suggest otherwise. Deleted scenes, gag reel, and audio commentaries with stars molly shannon, selma blair, mikey day. The cocktail frankfurt, with its many different names, is also a. It was the mosttalked about series on television last year, and kath and kim will have everyone talking again when it returns to the abc on thursday week. Kath and kim follows these both kath and her daughter kim characters through their very unusual life with both their husbands kel and brett, along with their best friend sharon. May 16, 2002 kath looks into her aboriginal heritage, but kim isnt happy to find out about her ancestry. With jane turner, gina riley, glenn robbins, peter rowsthorn. The series began in 2002, and is has so far aired four seasons and a tv movie.
Kel is disappointed when his research fails to turn up any noblility amongst his ancestors, until karens wig and kims celebrity magazine suggest otherwise. See more ideas about kim tv, tv shows and aussie memes. Australian sitcom about a mother and daughter living in suburbia. The other main characters are kath s boyfriend and, later, husband, the metrosexual kel knight, kim s husband brett craig, and her lonely. That time kath wanted a baby jesus statue at her wedding. The series was created by, and is written by jane turner and gina riley who play the title characters.
Brett loves cricket and australian rules football and would rather sit at home watching it than helping kim pick out an outfit for his daughters first day on neighbours. Kims second best friend, sharon, pops in and out as necessary. Kath looks into her aboriginal heritage, but kim isnt happy to find out about her ancestry. The programme was created by its stars jane turner and gina riley, who play the title characters of suburban mother kath dayknight, a cheery middleaged woman and her selfindulgent daughter kim craig. Although the vernacular contributes to the shows popularity, it also reifies the image of. British comedy awards 2005 london television studios. It maintained this popularity through its third series 2004 and telemovie da kath and kim code 2005, before moving to channel seven in 2007 for series four. It is revealed in 2x08 that garry left just before kim was born. Kath and kim australian comedy in closeup teaching. After three series of kath and kim 2002, 2003 and 2004, gina riley and jane turner initially planned to take 2005 off from television.
How well do you know the australian series of kath and kim. The series began in 2002, and is has so far aired three seasons. Kath and kim on aso australias audio and visual heritage. Mar 09, 20 the panel jane turner and gina riley september 24th, 2004 the great australian byte archive duration. There was also a kath and kim released in the uk in 2005. Da kath and kim code is a 2005 australian comedy telemovie made by the creators of kath and kim. Kath and kim first went to air in 2002, at the crossroads altman identifies a 2003 study found that more than a quarter of adults disapproved. It is written by and stars riley, turner, and magda szubanski. Gina riley and jane turner stars of the australian comedy kath and kim arrive. The programme was created by its stars jane turner and gina riley, who play the title characters of. Kath and kim on aso australias audio and visual heritage online.
Kath, kim, kel, sharon and brett are all back, looking fabulous in their clothes from savers in sydney rd, brunswick. Australian sitcom about a mother and daughter living in suburbia homepage. Clearly all suburban life is here, a realisation accompanied by awareness that beneath the. In conclusion, kath and kim is an australian situation comedy that went for 4 seasons with one movie. Gina riley and jane turner stars of the australian comedy. Shes proud of her townhouse and considers herself high maintenance. But in july, they announced that they would be writing and filming a 90minute telemovie.
The australian version was created by its original stars, jane turner and gina riley, who also served as executive producers and. Kath and kels union is tested by michael buble, daughter kim tries pole dancing, pal sharon finds love online, and a stalker lurks amid. Kath is getting her rocks off with her big hunk o spunk kel while kath keeps her husband brett in the deep freeze. The australian version was created by its original stars, jane turner and gina riley, who also served as executive producers and consultants on this version which is co.1022 1102 462 66 742 1406 47 10 345 1373 1402 501 1221 481 696 159 138 1437 1132 981 1241 707 1231 837 200 752 248 1460 1205 123 849 636 1121 305 929 397 496