Zoo Family

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Zoo Family
Country of origin Australia
No. of episodes 26
Producer(s) Gwenda Marsh
Original network Nine Network
Original release 1985
External links
Website www.crawfords.com.au/libary/childrens/zoofamily.shtml

Zoo Family is an Australian children's television series on the Nine Network Australia that first screened in 1985. The series was produced by Crawford Productions and was based on the book by Robin Klein.[1] It was filmed at the Melbourne Zoo. It was later shown in reruns on Nickelodeon in the United States.


Zoo Vet Dr. David Mitchell and his children Nick and Susie make the Royal Melbourne Zoo their home.


  • Peter Curtin as Dr. David 'Mitch' Mitchell
  • Steven Jacobson Nicholas Mitchell
  • Kate Gorman as Susie Mitchell
  • Rebecca Gibney as Julie Davis
  • Jon Finlayson as Col. Archibald Spencer
  • John Orcsik as Ken Bennett
  • Robert Summers as Tim Watson
  • Marion Heathfield as Mrs. Spencer

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Albert Moran, Moran's Guide to Australian TV Series, AFTRS 1993 p 499

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