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Short Poppies

David Farrier meets seven ordinary Kiwis and gives them their chance in the limelight. Made with the support of NZ on Air

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    • Thursday 25 Sep 2014

    PGR Comedy mega trio Rhys Darby, Jemaine Clement and Stephen Merchant team up for a hilarious episode of Short Poppies.

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      • Thursday 25 Sep 2014

      PGR Comedy mega trio Rhys Darby, Jemaine Clement and Stephen Merchant team up for a hilarious episode of Short Poppies.

      • Thursday 2 Oct 2014

      PGR Steve Whittle runs an alien encounter support service for people, like him, who have been abducted by visitors from outer space. David Farrier becomes part of his plan.

      • Thursday 9 Oct 2014

      PGR Ron Taylor is an entrepreneur by nature whose whale watching business is in deep trouble. Ready to do anything to keep it afloat Ron is heading for a run in with the law.

      • Thursday 16 Oct 2014

      PGR Mary Ledbetter is a woman who rules her small town with an iron fist. She's the local gossip and a full time agitator and a day in her company will test David Farrier's patience to the limit.

      • Thursday 23 Oct 2014

      PGR Bill Napier is a local park ranger who is better at talking to trees than people. When reporter David Farrier spends a day with him it presents some tricky filming challenges. Featuring Bear Grylls.

      • Thursday 30 Oct 2014

      G Louise Cooper is a local artist and a man eater. When David Farrier comes to town her radar is immediately on him. Featuring Sam Neill.

      • Thursday 6 Nov 2014

      PGR Rhod Gainer is the local lawyer with no regard for the law. Played by Rhys Darby, Rhod is a car enthusiast who gets himself in more trouble than his clients.

      • Thursday 13 Nov 2014

      PGR David Farrier returns for a screening of what the network have made. But no one is happy with how they've been portrayed and what was supposed to be a heartfelt reunion turns into a mutiny.