Journalist David Farrier travels to small town NZ to meet ordinary New Zealanders and discoers even the most ordinary people are special in their own way. All the characters profiled are played by Rhys Darby in this mockumentary sitcom.
S01:E01 - Terry Pole
Leg model Terry Pole has big dreams, his own brand of sunscreen and the woman of his dreams. ..or does he?
S01:E02 - Steve Whittle
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.
S01:E03 - Ron Taylor
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.
S01:E04 - Mary Ledbetter
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.
S01:E05 - Bill Napier
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.
S01:E06 - Louise Cooper
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.
S01:E07 - Rhod Gainer
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.
S01:E08 - David Farrier
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.