The Adventures of Lano & Woodley: episode guide

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The Pool

thumbs-up

Episode 2.01
Canada: March 1999 (Comedy Network)
Australia: May 15, 1999 (ABC)
Directed by Jon Olb

To help Frank overcome his fear of water, Col enrols him in swimming lessons. After nearly drowning, Frank falls in love with the lifeguard allowing Col the opportunity to teach him the ellusive art of seduction… and it gives the boys the chance to witness the Messiah of Bellywhackers.

With: Rebecca Macauley as Wendy, Geoff Paine as Garth/Penguinman, Jane Alsop as Theresa, Segio Tell as Maitre'D, Kate Denborough as woman in park

The Primal Warrior

around the campfire

Episode 2.02
Australia: May 22, 1999
Directed by Jon Olb

After being fired from their latest jobs, Col insistes Frank begin to take responsibility for his own life, after all, tomorrow Col could be hit by a bus. Instead of attending an expensive weekend workshop, Frank goes through Col's Primal Enlightened Noblemen In Society course in the apartment to unleash THE POWER OF THE PRIMAL WARRIOR. Careful of the campfire… and the prickles.

With: Chris Connelly as Sam, Sally Hildyard as neighbour

The Easter Story

Col helps Frank to his feet

Episode 2.03
Australia: May 29, 1999
Directed by Jon Olb

Col inadvertantly makes fun of the new neighbour's lisp and gets into a battle of wills with her believing she's stolen his favourite spotty socks.

With: Russell Fletcher as Father Richard Ricky, Sally Hildyard as Suzanne, Costas Kilias as Postman, Timothy Verbi, Brandon McLean

Game Show God

Col helps Frank to his feet

Episode 2.04
Australia: June 05, 1999
Directed by Jon Olb

To counter Frank's belief that they are of equal intelligence, Col suggests they play some lateral thinking games and compete against one another while watching a TV gameshow. When Col displays his amazing knowledge, Frank arranges for him to appear on the show. Frank's beard-fear (bah-dah) causes some trouble.

With: Andrew Curry as German tourist, Jeremy Kewley as Nick Hartley, John Benton as Hugo, Iain Murton as Psychiatrist, Michael Fry, Oliver Frobose, Peter Montgomery, Mark Guerin, Shirley Sydenham

Mother

saying goodbye

Episode 2.05
Australia: June 12, 1999
Directed by Jon Olb

After his mother's funeral, Col receives a letter informing him that he is adopted.

With: Beverley Dunn as Vera Watkins, David Glazebrook as Bradley, Phil Sumner as Lou, Gillian Hardy as Receptionist, Costas Kilias as Rob [Postman], Ariane Vrisakis as Reporter, Cam Van Steel as Police officer

I Love You Baby, Part 1

disguided

Episode 2.06
Australia: June 19, 1999
Directed by Jon Olb

After an unfortunate accident lands their boss in hospital, Colin and Frank assume his job as photographers. When their first job takes them to a hospital, they become involved in an inadvertant kidnapping becoming the subjects of a police manhunt.

With: Tony Rickards as Can Man, Dino Marnika as Mr Papanikolaou, Robin Cuming as Priest, Margie Bainbridge, Michelle Offen, Paula Gardner as Mrs. Drysdale, Gary Rens as Dennis Drysdale, Neil Pigot as Sgt Pearce, Anthea Davis as Policewoman, Hugo Kohler-Dick

I Love You Baby, Part 2

a new friend

Episode 2.07 (finale)
Australia: June 26, 1999
Directed by Jon Olb

The stress of having a new baby in the house strains Colin and Frank's relationship. With the police losing in, Col and Frank set out to swap the babies back and return them to their mothers.

With: Tony Rickards as Can Man, Neil Pigot as Sgt Pearce, Anthea Davis as Policewoman, Paula Gardner as Mrs. Drysdale, Gary Rens as Dennis Drysdale, Hugo Kohler-Dick