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Skippy The Bush Kangaroo Season 1 (Pal/Region 0)

Skippy The Bush Kangaroo Season 1 (Pal/Region 0)

PAL/Region 0. Australia’s first homegrown international superstar, Skippy, the bush kangaroo. Not only could Skippy alert her friends when anyone was in trouble, but she could tie complicated knots, undo locks, post letters, attack poisonous snakes a

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  1. tigermoth says:
    3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    A Yank and a ‘Roo!, July 3, 2010
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    This review is from: Skippy The Bush Kangaroo Season 1 (Pal/Region 0) (DVD)

    I have vivid childhood memories of watching “Skippy The Bush Kangaroo”
    on Saturday Morning TV in the United States when I was young. Although
    the premise of the show was a blatant rip-off of “Lassie”, I fell in
    love with Skippy and the gang at first sight. It was like nothing I had
    ever seen in the USA. To see a loveable Kangaroo roaming freely
    as a family pet and solving improbable tasks was mind blowing. In
    America it’s all Dogs, Cats and Hamsters and this kid had a freakin’
    Kangaroo as his sidekick! Plus the locales of the Outback were so alien
    and interesting compared to what was outside my door. Most American kids
    only see a kangaroo in a zoo and to see one playing drums with a rock
    band was a hoot (Yes, I know Skippy didn’t actually play drums but back
    then I thought he could do anything). How this show made it to US TV is
    a mystery to me but it translated well to the US market. Years later I
    bought an all regions DVD player and this series is the reason why. Sweet,
    Loveable, Cheesey and fun, “Skippy” recalls a innocent time long forgotten.
    A Word of Warning: Once the “Skippy” theme song is heard you will never
    get it out of your head. In fact I’m singing it right now: “Skippy…Skippy
    …Skippy The Bush Kangaroooo…”

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