5 December 2012
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| Trent O'Donnell and Phil Lloyd|
Trent O'Donnell and Phil Lloyd
Ian Meadows, Patrick Brammall, Jane Harber, Danny Adcock, Tina Bursill, Rachel Gordon, Phil Lloyd, Robina Beard, Darren Gilshenan, Guy Edmonds
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A Moody Christmas is an Australian television comedy series that follows the adventures of Dan Moody who returns home from London to spend each Christmas with his dysfunctional family. It is written and created by Trent O'Donnell and Phil Lloyd at Jungleboys and was directed by Trent O'Donnell. The series was produced by Andy Walker, co-produced by Phil Lloyd, and executive produced by Jason Burrows of Jungleboys and Debbie Lee of ABC Television. The six-part series was first screened on ABC1 in the lead up to Christmas in October, November, and December 2012. Shot largely in Sydney, Australia, each episode runs for half an hour, following the Moody family on Christmas Day over six years.
A second series, The Moodys, began airing on ABC on February 5, 2014. The eight-part series follows the Moody family through a year's worth of celebrations, including Australia Day, Easter, and Bridget's 40th birthday. The second series will air in the United States on Hulu in Spring 2014.
An American version of A Moody Christmas was announced in August 2013; the show has a put pilot commitment to air on FOX.
Ian Meadows as Dan Moody
Patrick Brammall as Sean Moody
Jane Harber as Cora Benson
Danny Adcock as Kevin Moody
Tina Bursill as Maree Moody
Rachel Gordon as Bridget Quaill
Phil Lloyd as Roger Quaill
Robina Beard as Gwen Dawes
Darren Gilshenan as Terry Moody
Guy Edmonds as Hayden Roberts
A Moody Christmas Wikipedia
Additionally, two composition episodes, Episode 7 Composition: Parts 1-3 and Episode 8 Composition: Parts 4–6, were broadcast on ABC1 on 25 December 2012 and 26 December 2012 respectively. This was effectively an encore screening of the series, in two parts, across Christmas Day and Boxing Day 2012.
The Moody house was at 31 Reserve St Denistone (link) It has since been demolished, the land subdivided and two houses built on the site.