Bump (Australian TV series)

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GenreComedy drama
Created by
Written by
  • Kelsey Munro
  • Jessica Tuckwell
  • Timothy Lee
  • Steven Arriagada
  • Mithila Gupta
Directed by
Safia Arain
Country of originAustralia
Original languages
  • English
  • Spanish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes30
Executive producerChris Chard
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production companyRoadshow Rough Diamond
Original networkStan
Picture format4K UHD
Audio formatStereo
Original release1 January 2021 (2021-01-01) –

Bump is an Australian streaming television comedy-drama series created by Claudia Karvan and Kelsey Munro which premiered on Stan on 1 January 2021.[1] Set in and around a high school in the Inner West of Sydney, the series centres around Oly, an ambitious and high-achieving teenage girl who has a surprise baby and the complications that ensue for two families.[2] The ten-part series was produced by Roadshow Rough Diamond.

Season two premiered on 26 December 2021 and season three premiered on 26 December 2022.


  • Claudia Karvan as Angie Davis
  • Nathalie Morris as Olympia 'Oly' Davis-Chalmers
  • Carlos Sanson Jnr as Santiago 'Santi' Hernández
  • Angus Sampson as Dom Chalmers
  • Ava Cannon as Jacinda Hernandez Davis Chalmers
  • Catalina Palma Godoy as Ángel
  • Safia Arain as Reema
  • Paula García as Rosa Hernández
  • Ioane Saula as Vince Ingram
  • Peter Thurnwald as Lachie Koh
  • Ricardo Scheihing Vásquez as Matías Hernández
  • Roman Delo as Zac Russo
  • Sarah Meacham as Madison
  • Claudia de Giusti as Bernadita Hernández
  • Miguel Andrade as Alejandro


Series overview[edit]

SeriesEpisodesOriginally released
1101 January 2021 (2021-01-01)
210December 26, 2021 (2021-12-26)
310December 26, 2022 (2022-12-26)

Season 1 (2021)[edit]

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
11"¡Sorpresa!"Geoff BennettKelsey Munro1 January 2021 (2021-01-01)
Olympia an ambitious and organised Year 11 student, when her family blindsided when the long-delayed consequences of one impulsive decision suddenly blow up on her.
22"The Startle Reflex"Geoff BennettKelsey Munro and Steven Arriagada (story by)1 January 2021 (2021-01-01)
Everyone tries to adjust to this new life, but not everyone is on the same page.
33"Relative Strangers"Geoff BennettJessica Tuckwell1 January 2021 (2021-01-01)
Santi's bold move finally brings the Chalmers-Davis and Hernandez families together.
44"Sin Salida"Geoff BennettTimothy Lee1 January 2021 (2021-01-01)
Oly and Santi act like grown-ups when no one else will.
55"#oleema"Gracie OttoMithila Gupta1 January 2021 (2021-01-01)
A girl's night and a school night both end with a hangover.
66"Limerence"Gracie OttoJessica Tuckwell1 January 2021 (2021-01-01)
Santi and Oly become closer as the adults jostle in their own relationships.
77"Driftwood"Gracie OttoSteven Arriagada1 January 2021 (2021-01-01)
Both feeling untethered, Oly and Santi search out alternatives.
88"The Strange Situation"Leticia CáceresJessica Tuckwell1 January 2021 (2021-01-01)
A whirlwind of changing relationships motivates Oly to break the stalemate with Santi.
99"All Happy Families"Leticia CáceresTimothy Lee1 January 2021 (2021-01-01)
Oly thrives with Santi at the Hernandez house, away from the uncertainty of her own family.
1010"Matrescence"Leticia CáceresKelsey Munro1 January 2021 (2021-01-01)
As the Christening day arrives, Oly grapples with her parenting decisions and her future with Santi.

Season 2 (2021)[edit]

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date [3]
111"Daddy Sleepover"Geoff BennettKelsey Munro26 December 2021 (2021-12-26)
Surrounded by the fallout from Matias and Angie's relationship, Oly and Santi try to even up the parental load.
122"Tickle Time Part 1"Geoff BennettJessica Tuckwell26 December 2021 (2021-12-26)
Oly keeps her future ambitions high while trying to get on the same page as Santi, who is overwhelmed by fears.
133"Silencio"Geoff BennettTimothy Lee26 December 2021 (2021-12-26)
Matias tries to make amends with Rosa and Santi, while three's a crowd at the Chalmers-Davis house.
144"Superwoman"Matthew MooreMithila Gupta26 December 2021 (2021-12-26)
Oly tries to have it all, and Birdie's efforts to impress those close to Dom bring mixed results.
155"Just Kids"Matthew MooreKelsey Munro26 December 2021 (2021-12-26)
While Reema and Vince and the rest of the gang enjoy a big night out, Oly and Santi are stuck at home in a most unglamorous situation.
166"AITA"Jessica TuckwellJessica Tuckwell26 December 2021 (2021-12-26)
Angie's guilt prompts advice for Oly, who needs to get to the bottom of an issue with Santi.
177"Strays"Matthew MooreSteven Arriagada26 December 2021 (2021-12-26)
Vince helps Madison, and finds a resolution with Reema, while Rosa tries out a new version of herself and Dom rebounds from being ghosted.
188"Birds of a Feather"Leticia CáceresFernanda Peñaloza & Jessica Tuckwell26 December 2021 (2021-12-26)
While the Hernandez family are tested, and Dom and Angie help a sick friend, Oly and Santi are faced with some rude financial realities.
199"Tickle Time Part 2"Leticia CáceresJessica Tuckwell26 December 2021 (2021-12-26)
Angie faces her parents in difficult circumstances, while Dom and Rosa unexpectedly help each other uncover a new perspective on their relationships.
2010"Love v Freedom"Leticia CáceresKelsey Munro26 December 2021 (2021-12-26)
Santi puts his new plan into action, as he and Oly try to align their dreams for the future.

Season 3 (2022)[edit]

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
211"First Day"Kriv StendersUnknown26 December 2022 (2022-12-26)
Jacinda's first day of kindy promises a new start for Oly and Santi, until unexpected news spins Oly off her axis.
222"Caring Gives You Cancer"Kriv StendersJessica Tuckwell26 December 2022 (2022-12-26)
Santi rethinks introducing Jacinda to his new girlfriend Keeks after she and Oly have intense reactions, while Vince and Angie navigate the consequences of being too nice.
233"Jellyfish"UnknownUnknown26 December 2022 (2022-12-26)
A confusing encounter between Jacinda and Santi's new girlfriend distracts Oly from Reema's return from London.
244"The Argentine"UnknownUnknown26 December 2022 (2022-12-26)
Bernardita seems to be the cause of everyone's problems.
255"Feliz Dia de la Madre!"UnknownUnknown26 December 2022 (2022-12-26)
Angie, Vince and Rosa receive unwanted Mother's Day surprises while Oly and Santi are faced with a reality they aren't ready for.
266"Can’t We Just Have A Few Nice Things"UnknownJessica Tuckwell26 December 2022 (2022-12-26)
Oly's white lie blows up in her face and Bowie offers surprising insight into his parents' problems.
277"The Owl and the Pussycat"UnknownUnknown26 December 2022 (2022-12-26)
A new relationship threatens to upend the Chalmers-Davises, Jacinda navigates a complex friendship and Vince struggles to ask for what he needs.
288"Love in the Time of Chaos"UnknownUnknown26 December 2022 (2022-12-26)
Rosa's boys are resisting their new stepfather, while Oly and Santi find a new connection and Dom thinks about next steps.
299"Parents of the Year"UnknownUnknown26 December 2022 (2022-12-26)
Bowie is babysitting and Vince is in crisis, while Santi and Oly head to the school parents' fundraiser.
3010"No Fairytales"UnknownUnknown26 December 2022 (2022-12-26)
A terrifying experience for Santi and Oly makes them rethink everything; while Vince and Reema's life will never be the same.


The series was co-created by Claudia Karvan and Kelsey Munro, who also co-wrote with a writing team of Jessica Tuckwell, Timothy Lee, Mithila Gupta and Steven Arriagada. Karvan produced along with John Edwards and Dan Edwards. Geoff Bennett, Gracie Otto and Leticia Cáceres directed the series.[2]

In January 2021 the series was renewed for a second season. In July it was confirmed that production on season 2 was underway in Sydney and that a third season had also been confirmed.[4][5][6] On 25 November 2021 a trailer for season 2 was released along with an announcement that the season was scheduled to be released on 26 December 2021.[3]

The school scenes are filmed on and around Sydney Secondary College Blackwattle Bay Campus.

International broadcasts[edit]

On 18 June 2021, Canada's CBC premiered the first season of Bump on its CBC Gem streaming service,[7] adding the second season on 29 July 2022.[8] In the United Kingdom, the series began airing on BBC One on 20 October 2021,[9] and also was made available on the BBC iPlayer streaming service. The second season debuted on 17 June 2022.[citation needed]

In March 2022, the series was picked by The CW in the United States, and it premiered on 11 August 2022.[10][11]


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  2. ^ a b Groves, Don (24 August 2020). "Stan unveils two Stan Original dramas, a docuseries and comedy special". If. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  3. ^ a b McLaughlin, Chelsea (25 November 2021). "The first trailer for season 2 of Stan Original Series Bump proves it's the most wholesome show on TV". Mamamia. Retrieved 26 November 2021.
  4. ^ Martin, Josh (15 January 2021). "Stan renews 'Bump' for season 2 after record-breaking streaming numbers". NME. Retrieved 26 November 2021.
  5. ^ Couros, Faye (27 July 2021). "Carlos Sanson Jr Confirms Bump Season Two Is In Production". Girlfriend. Retrieved 26 November 2021.
  6. ^ "Stan and Screen Australia announce Bump season 3 | Media centre". Screen Australia. Retrieved 24 August 2021.
  7. ^ Wilner, Norman (31 May 2021). "What to watch on CBC Gem in June 2021". NOW. Retrieved 11 August 2022.
  8. ^ "CBC Gem Highlights for July 2022". Memorable TV. 29 June 2022. Retrieved 11 August 2022.
  9. ^ Munn, Patrick. "BBC One Sets UK Premiere Date for Bump". TVWise. Archived from the original on 28 July 2022. Retrieved 11 August 2022.
  10. ^ White, Peter (19 October 2021). "Aidan Turner Italian Series 'Leonardo' & Australian Comedy Drama 'Bump' Land At The CW". Deadline. Retrieved 19 October 2021.
  11. ^ McCormack, Olivia (11 August 2022). "What to watch on Thursday: Bump premieres on the CW". The Washington Post. Retrieved 11 August 2022.

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