Lift Off was an Australian educational television series that was broadcast on ABC Television from 1992 until the series ended in 1995. Each episode featured a live action storyline about a... See full summary »
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James Liotta ...  Class Mate 2 episodes, 1992
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Lift Off was an Australian educational television series that was broadcast on ABC Television from 1992 until the series ended in 1995. Each episode featured a live action storyline about a group of young children, and the problems they encountered with growing up, their parents, and various other social issues. Episodes would also feature segments of short animation, puppetry and documentary segments, as well as various songs, stories, and word games. Aimed at 3 to 8 year olds based on the ideas of Harvard University development psychologist Howard Gardner. Written by Leo Di Vito

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8 May 1992 (Australia) See more »

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(26 episodes)

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"Wackadoo"
12 April 2006 | by keels84See all my reviews

"Lift Off" is a very unusually colourful Australian kid's show. Based in an apartment complex somewhere in Sydney, "But who can say just where it is?"(From the memorable and catchy theme song), the show mixes live action and puppetry to form a truly unique experience. As if childhood wasn't wacky enough this show really messed with your psyche. The kids (and adults) wore overly colourful and frilly outfits and even had their own lingo. There were bizarre creatures lurking in every corner, such as a plant with one eyeball and a camera wielding frilled-neck lizard. There was a crazy puppet café from another dimension equipped with outlandish characters and much, much more. I'm not sure if this show was educational or not, there were clichéd lessons filtered into the mad story lines, but that didn't matter because I had such a ball watching it.


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