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Short Poppies

Journalist David Farrier goes on a quest to small town New Zealand to find the average Kiwi. What he finds in this mockumentary series, is a lovable bunch of people who are anything but ordinary or average. Each week he meets a new local, all played by Rhys Darby.

Duration: 23 min

Quality: HD

Release: 2014

IMDb: 5

Season 1 - Short Poppies
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"Rhys Darby plays Terry Pole, a lifeguard and leg model. It's the day of the local sexy legs competition and Terry believes some of his competitors have resorted to sabotage to keep him from winning."