|Directed by||Nicholas R. Parsons|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||1 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Alan Morris|
|Running time||28 minutes|
|Distributor||Australian Broadcasting Corporation|
|Original release||7 July 1973|
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