Saturday, May 16, 2009

Adelaide Kane on "Neighbours" (2007)

Before she was RPM's resident bad girl, Adelaide Kane (Tenaya 7, RPM) had a starring role on the Australian soap opera "Neighbours," where she played the teenaged Louise 'Lolly' Allen. Episode #5231, titled "Lou's Company," finds her character Lolly going on her first date with Zeke, her final love interest before her departure from the series. Lolly & Zeke's friendship goes to the next level, much to her adopted father Lou's dismay. The two share their first kiss, which he interrupts. If that wasn't embarassing enough, Lolly & Zeke would later discover that their kiss was filmed and uploaded to the internet by Zeke's meddling sister.

"Neighbours" is currently airing (Australia)

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Jason Smith on "Home and Away" - 11 (2005)

When last we left Jason Smith's (Casey, Jungle Fury) "Home and Away" alter ego Robbie Hunter, he was panicked after stepping on a used needle while on a camping trip with his girlfriend Tasha and best friend Kim. Episode #3881 finds Robbie a changed man due to the incident. He withdraws from his friends, as he awaits word on if he could have contracted a disease from the needle. Robbie becomes reckless and obsessed with just having fun, which leads him to steal Kim's surfboard which he promptly trashes while attempting to surf. Kim expects at least an apology but Robbie denies even taking it and refuses to apologize to anyone, practically ending his relationship with his best friend and leaving his family and Tasha unable to help him.

"Home and Away" currently airs on Seven Network (Australia)

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Keith Robinson on "American Dreams" - 4 (2003)

Keith Robinson (Joel, Lightspeed) continued his recurring role on "American Dreams" in the series' fifteenth episode titled "False Start." Robinson portrays Nathan Walker, the nephew of the Pryor family's loyal friend Henry Walker and the cousin of Henry's son Sam. In this episode, Keith Robinson shows off his vocal talents as Nathan joins the choir at his uncle's church. They are all impressed with his voice, including his uncle. Outside of church, however, Nathan remains rebellious at his job, working with Henry for Mr. Pryor in his electronics business. Nathan refuses to believe that there is any chance for him or his uncle Henry to move into a position of power under a white boss. Henry disagrees.

Season 1 of "American Dreams" is available on DVD

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Brad Hawkins on "Navy NCIS" (2004)

Gold Ranger voice actor Brad Hawkins (voice of Trey, Zeo) guest starred on the hit primetime drama "Navy NCIS" during the show's very first season. Hawkins appeared in the thirteenth episode of the series titled "One Shot, One Kill," where he played Sgt. Aaron Barnes. When a Marine recruiter is killed by a sniper, the NCIS crew investigates and Sgt. Barnes is at the top of their suspect list after they learn that he threatened the recruiter for tricking him into signing up. Barnes went on to become a sniper instructor which has the NCIS crew more suspicious, despite his denials. When his alibi doesn't check out, he's held in custody. Hawkins appears in three scenes of the episode. Barnes is removed as a suspect when another recruiter is killed by sniper fire while he's in custody. He reveals that his false alibi stems from an affair he was having and trying to keep secret.

Season 1 of "Navy NCIS" is available on DVD

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Vernon Wells in "Looney Tunes: Back in Action" (2003)

Vernon Wells (Ransik, Time Force) played a small role in the 2003 adventure comedy "Looney Tunes: Back in Action" which blends classic Looney Tunes characters like Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck with characters in the real world. The two animated rivals team up with Brendan Fraser & Jenna Elfman to find the mythical Blue Monkey diamond before the Acme corporation, led by Mr. Chairman (played by Steve Martin). The villain is assisted in his plans by a panel of Acme Vice-Presidents, including Vernon Wells who portrays the VP of Child Labor who deals with the unpaid underlings of the company. He is present in several scenes of the movie to provide advice to the chairman, along with his co-workers.

"Looney Tunes: Back in Action" is available on DVD

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