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Short Poppies is a comedy television series. This series is played out in documentary style. The host of the show travels through New Zealand. His goal is to find an average, everyday Kiwi. In each episode he interviews someone new. He finds a very odd group of people in the small towns he visits and each character is odder and more interesting than the last.

Done in a parody of the documentary style this comedy show looks for average people. What it finds as it travels to small towns are people which are anything but normal or average in anybody's world.

Short Poppies is a Comedy series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on April 4, 2014. It has mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.9.

Short Poppies is available for streaming on the TV One website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Short Poppies on demand at Tubi TV Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hoopla, Tubi TV online.

TV One
1 Season, 8 Episodes
April 4, 2014
Cast: Rhys Darby, David Farrier, Jonno Roberts, Georgia Hatzis
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Short Poppies Full Episode Guide

  • David Farrier returns to the town 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.

  • Bill Napier, the local park ranger, is better at talking to trees than people. The chaos that follows him everywhere presents some filming challenges.

  • Mary Ledbetter rules this town with an iron fist. She's the local gossip, and a day in her company will test David Farrier's patience to the limit.

  • Rhys Darby is Ron Taylor, 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 and David Farrier may become his reluctant accomplice.

  • Is he crazy or a genius? Steve Whittle, played by Rhys Darby, runs an alien encounter support service for people like him who have been abducted by visitors from outer space.

  • 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. Featuring Stephen Merchant.

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