We Can Be Heroes

We Can Be Heroes

  • 2005
  • 1 Season
  • 8.1  (2,541)

We Can Be Heroes is a comedy series in Australia that is done in mockumentary form. It follows the fictitious lives of several individuals that have been chosen as Australian of the Year, which is made out to be a pretty important award in the mockumentary. Each character that the series follows is from a different part of the country, and leads a very different way of live, from rural to urban to inspiring to struggling. Their lives and the work that they have done to achieve their recognition is told, in comedic form, for the rest of Australia to learn about.

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Episode 6
6. Episode 6
August 31, 2005
As Ja'mie, Ricky, Daniel and Pat converge for the 'Australian of the Year' state finals, non-finalist Phil attempts to crash the event.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
August 24, 2005
Phil awaits his call to be a finalist for 'Australian of the Year'; Ja'mie is devastated by some tragic news on her sponsor kids; opening night of 'Indigeridoo' marks Ricky's final stage performance; Nathan enjoys his new sense while Daniel refuses to go to Canberra as a finalist; Pat enjoys a big farewell bash before her big roll, but then gets some distressing news.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
August 17, 2005
Phil hosts a barbecue in an effort to impress one of the selection committee judges; Ja'mie holds an assembly touting her cause; Daniel awaits his brother's gratitude in the wake of their operation; Terry saves the day when Pat fears dingoes could threaten her roll to Uluru; Ricky reveals his plan to give up science for acting.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
August 10, 2005
Phil's first motivational speaking engagement (with a group of Scouts) goes awry; Ja'mie goes to visit one of her sponsor children in a detention center; Ricky struggles to balance acting and physics as rehearsals begin on 'Indigeridoo'; Pat trains for biggest roll yet on a new backyard course; Daniel talks to a reporter one week before his revolutionary operation.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
August 3, 2005
An introduction to the last two finalists for 'Australian of the Year': elite athlete Pat Mullins who has developed the sport of 'rolling,' and 17-year-old Daniel Sims who plans to donate his eardrum to his twin brother. Meanwhile, Phil reveals his plan to inspire others with his tale of heroism; Ja'mie has an overnight gathering with friends; and Ricky auditions for the Chinese Theater Group's newest production.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
July 27, 2005
The search for 'Australian of the Year' is on. Among the contenders are: 37-year-old family man Phil Olivetti who wants to inspire others with his story of heroism (he stopped a runaway jumpy castle full of kids); physics genius and aspiring actor Ricky Wong; and 16-year-old high-school student Ja'mie King who was nominated for sponsoring 85 Sudanese children.
Description

We Can Be Heroes is a comedy series in Australia that is done in mockumentary form. It follows the fictitious lives of several individuals that have been chosen as Australian of the Year, which is made out to be a pretty important award in the mockumentary.

Each character that the series follows is from a different part of the country, and leads a very different way of live, from rural to urban to inspiring to struggling. Their lives and the work that they have done to achieve their recognition is told, in comedic form, for the rest of Australia to learn about. We Can Be Heroes is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on July 27, 2005.

Where to Watch We Can Be Heroes

We Can Be Heroes is available for streaming on the HBO website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch We Can Be Heroes on demand at Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    July 27, 2005
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (2,541)