Horace and Tina

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Horace & Tina
Created byJonathan M. Shiff
Developed byRobert Greenberg
Starring
Voices of
ComposerBrent Rosenberg
Country of originAustralia
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes26 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producerJonathan M. Shiff
Producers
  • Ann Darrouzet
  • Jonathan M. Shiff
CinematographyLászló Baranyai
EditorPhilip Watts
Running time30 minutes
Production companyJonathan M. Shiff Productions
Distributor
Release
Original networkNetwork Ten
Picture formatPAL
Audio formatStereophonic
Original release4 May (2001-05-04) –
25 October 2001 (2001-10-25)

Horace & Tina is an Australian children's television series that first screened on Network Ten in 2001. The series was produced by Jonathan M. Shiff Productions. The series mixes animatronic characters (Horace & Tina) with live action drama.[1]

Plot[edit]

Horace is a short, grumpy, 200-year-old man who is the world's greatest mischief maker. His elder sister, Tina, is a 271-year-old incurable romantic who loves to meddle and give advice. Lauren Parker discovers she is the only person who can see Horace and Tina and has to keep their existence a secret from her family and friends without them thinking she's going crazy.[2]

Cast[edit]

  • Jasmine Ellis as Lauren Parker
  • Jordan White as Max Tate
  • Matthew Parkinson as Steve Tate
  • Carolyn Bock as Kimberly Tate
  • Jackie Kelleher as the voice of Tina
  • Frank Gallacher as the voice of Horace
  • David Sacher as Lachlan Watson
  • Terry Norris as Ern Watson
  • Hannah Greenwood as Annabel Delaney
  • Carl Lennie as TJ Knox

Episodes[edit]

  1. Arrivals (4 May 2001)
  2. Settling In (11 May 2001)
  3. Friends (18 May 2001)
  4. Playing Dumb (25 May 2001)
  5. Seeing Things (1 June 2001)
  6. Coming Together (8 June 2001)
  7. Party to the Max (15 June 2001)
  8. Animal Acts (22 June 2001)
  9. Squirm (29 June 2001)
  10. Nelf Rot (6 July 2001)
  11. Stage Fright (13 July 2001)
  12. Dear Diary (20 July 2001)
  13. Crunch Time (27 July 2001)
  14. School Camp (3 August 2001)
  15. A Bad Influence (10 August 2001)
  16. Nelf Day (17 August 2001)
  17. The Cover Up (24 August 2001)
  18. Tina and Edit (31 August 2001)
  19. Problem Student (7 September 2001)
  20. Nowhere to Hide (14 September 2001)
  21. Abrakadabra! (21 September 2001)
  22. Dancing Partner (28 September 2001)
  23. The Great Train Robbery (4 October 2001)
  24. Best Friends (11 October 2001)
  25. Number One Again (18 October 2001)
  26. Goodbye (25 October 2001)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tim Zuk (24 November 2000). "Australian Television: Horace and Tina". australiantelevision.net. Australian Television Information Archive. Retrieved 19 November 2013.
  2. ^ http://www.jonathan-m-shiff.com.au/

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