The Insider's Guide To Happiness

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The Insider's Guide To Happiness
Starring Will Hall
Fasitua Amosa
Fraser Brown
Sophia Hawthorne
Samantha Jukes
Paolo Rotondo
Madeleine Sami
Country of originNew Zealand
No. of episodes13
Producer Dave Gibson
Running time45m
Production companyThe Gibson Group
Original network TV2
Picture format16:9
Original release19 May (2004-05-19) 
12 August 2004 (2004-08-12)

The Insiders Guide To Happiness is a New Zealand drama series that explores the lives of a group of six previously unconnected people. Each life is connected by a bizarre car accident, the outcome of which forces them to examine and explore the happiness in their own lives. It aired in 2004 on TV2 and is currently syndicated in the United States on Vibrant TV Network. The series was followed by a prequel, The Insider's Guide To Love , with James the only character in common.



Episode list

  1. Is Happiness an Accident?
  2. Who Controls Your Happiness?
  3. Will the Truth Make You Happy?
  4. What Are You Afraid Of?
  5. Are You In Denial?
  6. Do You Deserve To Be Happy?
  7. What If You Could Start Over?
  8. Will You Be Happy Tomorrow?
  9. Who Taught You To Be Happy?
  10. Being Happy is Being Who You Are
  11. Does Happiness Grow Up?
  12. Can You Embrace A New Life?
  13. You Are Happy


At the 2005 New Zealand Screen Awards, the show won the following seven awards: [1]

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  1. "The New Zealand Screen Awards 2005: Television Category Winners" (PDF). Screen Directors Guild of New Zealand. 27 July 2005. Retrieved 28 July 2009.