Acropolis Now

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1989
Acropolis Now was an Australian television sitcom set in a fictional Greek cafe, called the "Acropolis Cafe" in Melbourne that ran for 63 episodes broadcast from 9 August 1989 to 4 November 1992 on the Seven Network. It was created by Nick Giannopoulos,... read more

Acropolis Now was an Australian television sitcom set in a fictional Greek cafe, called the "Acropolis Cafe" in Melbourne that ran for 63 episodes broadcast from 9 August 1989 to 4 November 1992 on the Seven Network. It was created by Nick Giannopoulos, George Kapiniaris and Simon Palomares, who also starred in the series. They were already quite well known for their comedy stage show, Wogs out of Work. The title is a nameplay on the film Apocalypse Now. Each episode was 20 minutes in length and filmed in front of a live audience.

Original Release

08/09/1989

Cast

George Kapiniaris Memo Hatzidimitropoulos
Nick Giannopoulos Jim Stephanidis
Mary Coustas Effie Stephanidis
Simon Palomares
Tracey Callander Elizabeth 'Liz' Wilson
Nicki Wendt Suzanna Martin (as Nicky Wendt)
Simon Palomares Ricardo 'Ricky' Martinez
Mary Coustas
Simon Thorpe Gavin 'Skip' Farrell
Nick Carrafa Alfredo
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Dream Baby Wednesday, 12 August 1992
2 Love Wednesday, 19 August 1992
3 Hair Razors Wednesday, 26 August 1992
4 The Other Man Wednesday, 02 September 1992
5 The Lars Supper Wednesday, 09 September 1992
6 Mum's the Word Wednesday, 16 September 1992
7 Coward's End Wednesday, 23 September 1992
8 The Battle of the Sexists Wednesday, 30 September 1992
9 Torn Between Two Lovers Wednesday, 07 October 1992
10 Stupidstition Wednesday, 14 October 1992
11 Confessions of a Hair Gel Goddess Wednesday, 21 October 1992
12 Here Come the Brides: Part One Wednesday, 28 October 1992
13 Here Come the Brides: Part Two Wednesday, 04 November 1992
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