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The Genie from Down Under (1996–1998)

TV Series | 25 min | Family, Comedy, Romance

When Penelope Townes discovers a long-forgotten old trunk in the attic of her decaying mansion home, her curiosity leads her to check its contents. In it, she finds a beautiful, but dusty, opal pendant and is delighted with her find - ...See moreWhen Penelope Townes discovers a long-forgotten old trunk in the attic of her decaying mansion home, her curiosity leads her to check its contents. In it, she finds a beautiful, but dusty, opal pendant and is delighted with her find - little realising how much this small gem will affect her future life (and that of her mother as well). Written by David McAnally See less
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Jun 3, 1996 (Australia)

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60 cast members
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Alexandra Milman
Penelope Townes Penelope Townes   See fewer
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Anna Galvin
Lady Diana Townes Lady Diana Townes   See fewer
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Monica Maughan
Miss Mossop Miss Mossop   See fewer
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Mark Mitchell
Otto von Meister Otto von Meister   See fewer
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Fletcher Humphrys
Conrad von Meister Conrad von Meister   See fewer
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Ian McFadyen
Lord 'Bubbles' Uppington-Smythe Lord 'Bubbles' Uppington-Smythe   See fewer
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Kylie Belling
Trish Emu Trish Emu   See fewer
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Emily Milburn
Marcia Huntley Marcia Huntley   See fewer
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Jacinta Stapleton
Sophie / Sophie Mills Sophie / Sophie Mills   See fewer
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Lewis Fiander
Inspector Graves Inspector Graves   See fewer
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Gerald Lepkowski
Jeweller Jeweller   See fewer
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Richard Aspel
Twin 1 Twin 1   See fewer
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Randall Berger
Mr. Hemingway Mr. Hemingway   See fewer
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Reg Evans
Army Tourist Army Tourist   See fewer
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Jason Blake
Twin 2 Twin 2   See fewer
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George Fairfax
Army Tourist Army Tourist   See fewer
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Anna Lee
Marcia's Mum Marcia's Mum   See fewer
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Natalie Playford
Mrs. Hemingway Mrs. Hemingway   See fewer
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Bob Hornery
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Craig Mercer
Ticket Scalper Ticket Scalper   See fewer
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Tasos Petousis
Michael Michael   See fewer
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Sue Ann Post
Woman Tourist Woman Tourist   See fewer
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Stephen Sculley
Rev. Walter Rev. Walter   See fewer
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Hairdresser Hairdresser   See fewer
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Sam Brown
Football Supporter 1 Football Supporter 1   See fewer
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Headmistress Headmistress   See fewer
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Sapidah Kian
Make-up Artist Make-up Artist   See fewer
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Christine Stephen-Daly
Woman Tourist Woman Tourist   See fewer
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Judith Stewart
Stuffy Matron Stuffy Matron   See fewer
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Bob Halsall
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Jason Khoo
Eskimo Eskimo   See fewer
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Mark Neal
Director's Assistant Director's Assistant   See fewer
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Patrick Sheridan
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Ian Smith
Race Judge Race Judge   See fewer
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Ross Thompson
School Inspector School Inspector   See fewer
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Pat Bishop
Madge Madge   See fewer
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Sammy Chen
Eskimo Eskimo   See fewer
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Matt Hayden
Cameraman Cameraman   See fewer
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Tess Mitchell
Australian Teacher Australian Teacher   See fewer
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Allon Baron
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Andrew Bayly
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Nicholas Crawford-Smith
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Ian Toyne
English School Inspector English School Inspector   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 149 votes