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Aunty Jack Rox On is a one off ABC television special from the Aunty Jack series.

Plot synopsis Edit

The episode featured popular sketches from the previous series, most notable being the 'Tarzan Superape', short rock opera. The episode also featured Stevie Wright, from The Easybeats and AC/DC playing songs such as 'Gypsy', 'Drug', 'Hard Road', 'Feeling Alive And Well', 'Rip Off' and 'The Other Side', under band name Cool Bananas, alongside Grahame Bond as Aunty Jack and Rory O'Donoghue from the cast with George Young,added as bandmate from The Easybeats and AC/DC, as well, (the same cast would travel in the live Aunty Jack shows and perform as the Cool Bananas, which inspired the 1982 founded New Zealand band).[1] The show also consisted of many original songs by Grahame Bond, as did most other episodes.[2]

Appearances Edit

  • Aunty Jack - Grahame Bond
  • Narrator Neville - John Derum
  • Thin Arthur - Rory O'Donoghue
  • Kid Eager - Garry McDonald
  • Flange Desire - Sandra McGregor
  • Cool Bananas
  • Stevie Wright[3]

Notes & trivia Edit

  • The special was proposed to be released on the Aunty Jack Series 2 disc set, but never made the final release and remains largely unseen and unknown among fans. Only small fragments exist, starring Stevie Wright, amongst other Aunty Jack footage leaked over the internet. The black and white footage shot on video tape and film was restored in 2006 for the proposed DVD release.

Technical Information Edit

Length - 30 mins.

Aspect Ratio - 4:3

References Edit

  1. http://www.michaeldvd.com.au/Reviews/Reviews.asp?ID=7443
  2. http://www.milesago.com/TV/aunty-roxon.htm
  3. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068043/epcast