Drop Dead Weird: episode guide


Finger Food

Episode 1
Ireland: Mon, Sept 25, 2017
Aus: October 2017
Written by Steve Abbott, Warren Coleman
Directed by Danny Raco

Bunni luanches her all new range of beauty products at the B&B, with Dad preparing finger food for all the guests — what could go wrong?

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, Jack Riley as Bruce, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Elaine Maher as Mrs. O'Malley, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, David Rawle as Dermot, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

The Reinvention of Harry Styles

Episode 2
Written by Shayne Armstrong, Shane Krause
Directed by Danny Raco

The B&B hosts a Shanahan Clan Gathering with a special celebrity entertainer that could threaten to destroy the B&B's reputation for good.

Cast: Jonathan Biggins as Harry Styles, Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Jenny Day as Heckler 2, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Felim Rawle as Heckler 1, Jack Riley as Bruce, Rowan Scott as Heckler 3, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

Exclusive Access All Areas

Episode 3
Written by Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin
Directed by Danny Raco

Bunni hires the B&B on the same weekend as raucous rock musician Zac.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Sean Hall as Finbar O'Toolan, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Travis Ryder as Zac, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

The Travel Blogger

Episode 4
Written by Shayne Armstrong, Shane Krause
Directed by Beth Armstrong

It seems everyone at the B&B is under the spell of visiting travel blogger Savannah Lee — except Frankie.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, Connor Burke as Conor, Emilie Cocquerel as Savannah Lee, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

Home Sick

Episode 5
Written by Richie Conroy
Directed by Danny Raco

When Dermot believes that Lulu is homesick, he decides to throw her a surprise Australian-themed party in the B&B.

Cast: Christian Ashton-Zotos as Paidin, Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, Amelie Power as Young Bunni, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad, Thomas Adams Walker as Cormac

Lulu's Day Off

Episode 6
Written by Steve Abbott, Warren Coleman
Directed by Danny Raco

Lulu takes a day off, leaving Frankie and Bruce in charge of running the B&B and looking after their zombie parents.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad, Anne Tenney as Mrs. O'Shea, Shane Withington as Mr. O'Shea

Once Were Zombies

Episode 7
Written by Rachael Coopes
Directed by Beth Armstrong

Thanks to a curious lump of wood Grandad brings home, everyone dreams the same dream- the kids are zombies and the parents are humans again.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Thomas Folan as Male Honeymooner, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad, Ellen Wright-Folan as Female Honeymooner

Letter in a Bottle

Episode 8
Written by Joel Slack-Smith
Directed by Beth Armstrong

When Lulu throws a love letter in a bottle out to sea. She never expects it to be found by the person she has written it to, Dermot. Let alone have to explain it to him.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Judith Crosbie as Market Shopper, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad, Andy Trieu as Funky Kenneth

Grandad's Pen Pal

Episode 9
Written by Greg O'Braonain
Directed by Danny Raco

When Grandad's Pen Pal comes to visit and he wants to show off his family, Lulu and Bruce have their hands full trying to keep Mum and Dad's zombieness a secret while Frankie is away at science camp.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad, Wendy Strehlow as Aubrey

Bunni Undercover

Episode 10
Written by Richie Conroy
Directed by Danny Raco

When a mysterious guest checks in and demands to meet Mum and Dad, Lulu is forced to go to extremes to keep their family secret.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

The Health Inspector

Episode 11
Written by Martin Threlfell
Directed by Beth Armstrong

The arrival of a health inspector sends the Champs into panic mode.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Glenn Fraser as Mr. Staywright, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, John O'Hare as Dr. Keepwell, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

Frankie's Opportunity

Episode 12
Written by Greg O'Braonain
Directed by Danny Raco

When Frankie is offered a place in a school for geniuses, the kids do their best to try and get her through the required parental interview.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, Tina Bursill as Tweedy Lady, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Roy Kinnear as Nerdy Science Teacher, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

The Zombie Spectacular

Episode 13
Written by Kitty Flanagan, Penny Flanagan
Directed by Danny Raco

A zombie party is a perfect excuse for Mum and Dad to appear normal and spend time with the whole family.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, Jackie Brooke as Cheryl, Annie Byron as Maryanne, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Candice Dixon as Zombie woman, Gabbi Goddard as Charmaine, Jay Laga'aia as Announcer, Kevin MacIsaac as Garda Mallard, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Xavier Masson-Leach as Chad, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad, Charles Upton as Lars

The Big Storm

Episode 14
Written by Steve Abbott, Warren Coleman
Directed by Beth Armstrong

Everyone in Tubbershandy must pull together to make it through a record-breaking storm.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, Connor Burke as Conor, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, Helen O'Riordan as Mrs. Keneally, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

Mum Loses Her Head

Episode 15
Written by Kitty Flanagan, Penny Flanagan
Directed by Beth Armstrong

Mum accidentally leaves her head at Tubbershandy Secondary School.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

Halloween Mayhem

Episode 16
Written by David Hoey
Directed by Danny Raco

It's Halloween- the one night of the year that your zombie parents can mingle with (as opposed to munch-on) the locals.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, Connor Burke as Conor, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Paul Livingston as Ghost Pirate, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

The Irish Dance Champ

Episode 17
Written by Edwina Exton, Kate Forster
Directed by Danny Raco

The jig is nearly up, when Irish dancing is on the programme.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Shane Dunne as Eamon, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

Fluff Goes Viral

Episode 18
Written by Joel Slack-Smith
Directed by Danny Raco

When fluff gains the ability to speak, Bruce finally achieves viral success, only to see Bunni move in and steal the limelight.

Cast: Beth Armstrong as Sally, Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lara Cox as Stella, Shane Dundas as Mr. Jenkins / Fluff VO, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

Lulu's Date

Episode 19
Written by Edwina Exton, Kate Forster
Directed by Beth Armstrong

Magic tricks, mummies and dates from hell.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Stuart Robinson as Eion, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

House of Cards

Episode 20
Written by Rachael Coopes
Directed by Beth Armstrong

When bunni produces a deed of title stating that the B&B belongs to the Shanahans the Champs must rush to find a letter, which proves otherwise.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

Frankie Gets an F

Episode 21
Written by Greg O'Braonain
Directed by Beth Armstrong

When Frankie tries to prove scientifically, that zombies exist, she learns that being right, and doing right, are not always the same thing.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, Connor Burke as Conor, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

High on a Hill

Episode 22
Written by Edwina Exton, Kate Forster
Directed by Beth Armstrong

The kids feel Von Trapped when Grandad hits his head and decides to renovate.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

The TV Detective

Episode 23
Written by Steve Abbott, Warren Coleman
Directed by Danny Raco

Tubbershandy thrills at a visit from Doreen Desmond — who plays TV detective Trickrider.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lise Hearns as Doreen Desmond, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

The Zombie Queen

Episode 24
Written by Greg O'Braonain
Directed by Danny Raco

Lulu, gets a chance to be the cool one for the first time since coming to Tubbershandy when a famous actress wants to put Mum in her zombie film. But she realises in the end that her family need her to be Lulu, and that's okay.

Cast: David Andri as Dickie, Amanda Bishop as Mum, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Ada Nicodemou as Ava, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

Power to the Students

Episode 25
Written by Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin
Directed by Danny Raco

Lulu's the candidate for change in the school election, but will it be enough to change Mum and Dad back to normal?

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, Connor Burke as Conor, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad

The Ghost Pirate

Episode 26
Written by Paul Livingston
Directed by Danny Raco

It's Tubbershandy Pirate Day and a Pirate Ghost is on the loose.

Cast: Amanda Bishop as Mum, Connor Burke as Conor, David Collins as Dad, Adele Cosentino as Frankie, Paul Livingston as Ghost Pirate, Lucy Maher as Aisling, Pauline McLynn as Bunni, Millie as Fluff, Sofia Nolan as Lulu, David Rawle as Dermot, Jack Riley as Bruce, Maeliosa Stafford as Grandad