Sammy J & Randy in Ricketts Lane
Sammy J & Randy in Ricketts Lane is an Australian television comedy series starring comedian Sammy J and Randy, a purple puppet. The six-part series was made available on ABC iview on 1 September 2015, and aired on ABC TV from 14 October 2015. It is described as a sitcom with songs and puppetry for adults. It is written by and stars Sammy J and Randy. It is produced by Donna Andrews, co-produced by Chris McDonald and directed by Jonathan Brough.
Sammy J is a hopeless lawyer who six years into his legal career has yet to win a case. This is not helped by his tendency to wet himself in court, nor the relentless bullying of his sadistic boss Borkman. Randy hit rock bottom after the divorce from his wife, the host of a top-rating current affairs program, "Thumbs Down with Victoria Vincent". Apart from cheating on his wife, Randy's hobbies included gambling, drinking, and cheating on his wife. After Sammy J managed to lose him everything in the divorce case, he offered his spare room at Ricketts Lane to Randy for a fortnight but that was twelve months ago.
- Sammy J as Sammy J
- Heath McIvor as Randy
- Georgia Chara as Wednesday
- Nathan Lovejoy as Borkman
- Sam Healy as Victoria Vincent
- Dilruk Jayasinha as Michael
- Francis Greenslade as Judge
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||Aus. viewers|
|1||"The Postman"||Jonathan Brough||Sammy J and Randy||14 October 2015||0.326|
|Confronted by the questions on the census, Sammy J and Randy compete over who can tick more boxes. Sammy J still hasn't won a case at work, and Randy is struggling to get over the demise of his marriage.|
|2||"Field of Dreams"||Jonathan Brough||Sammy J and Randy||21 October 2015||0.262|
|When Randy's attempts to spy on his ex-wife are foiled by a tree, he enlists Sammy J's legal expertise to have it removed.|
|3||"The Bodyguard"||Jonathan Brough||Sammy J and Randy||28 October 2015||0.212|
|When Sammy J becomes paranoid that an ex-client is trying to kill him, Randy convinces him to procure some high-tech surveillance equipment.|
|4||"Waterworld"||Jonathan Brough||Sammy J and Randy||4 November 2015||0.228|
|When Sammy J's job is readvertised, Randy seizes the opportunity to fulfill his welfare requirements.|
|5||"Dances with Wolves"||Jonathan Brough||Sammy J and Randy||11 November 2015||0.184|
|A freshly unemployed Sammy J arranges an overnight stakeout to catch a neighbour dumping rubbish in their bin. In the absence of a job, Sammy J throws everything into his quest to capture the Bin Bandit.|
|6||"Malibu Hot Summer"||Jonathan Brough||Sammy J and Randy||18 November 2015||0.156|
|Sammy J attempts to win his job back by prosecuting his best friend Randy.|
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