The boys are back and better than ever in a new series out soon on DVD! Series 2 went to air on TV3 in September 2005 and was a huge hit! Check out behind the scenes pics and reviews in the news section.
All your favourite characters are back along with appearances from a whole bunch of A-list celebrities, like Rove, Keisha Castle-Hughes, famous NZ fashion designers Denise L'Estrange-Corbet and Francis Hooper, Kate Sylvester and Karen Walker, as well as Michael Jones, Nathan Rarere, Teuila Blakely, John Campbell and Carol Hirschfeld, and even Prince Charles!
Of course, the boys get up to all sorts of antics in the second series. They attend Morningside Fashion Week, get lost in the bush, adopt a baby and convince their dad to buy a racehorse.
Ep 1 Zeelander!
It’s Morningside Fashion Week, and one of the world’s top fashion designers discovers Jeff da Maori and catapults him to international catwalk fame. Jeff becomes “the new black” and celebrities all over the world start dressing in school uniforms and bare feet with guitars on their back. This episode explores the vagaries of fame, and of being flavour of the month. It also looks at true vs. false friends.
Ep 2 Survival of the Fattest!
The class sets out for a day in the bush, but the boys get lost and stranded in the wilderness. Sione starts to go mad, Mack suffers from constipation, Jeff is terrified of the “bush spirits”, Valea is homesick for the city and Vale films the action “Survivor”- style. This episode is about savage instincts and human nature.
Ep 3 Honky the Wonderhorse!
Vale and Valea feel sorry for a racehorse who is about to get killed - so Dad takes him home for dinner! The boys arrive just in time and persuade Dad to let them train it and race it. Our story then takes on the formulaic path of great horse films like Sea Biscuit. Dad becomes the horse whisperer and keeps whispering threats into Honky's ear. The episode’s theme is unconditional love.
Ep 4 Touched by a Teacher!
When Mack tries to impress his mates by inventing a story about being abused, Brother Ken gets thrown into jail and a witch-hunt ensues, led by the Minister and Mrs Tapili.
Mack becomes a celebrity and is lauded for his braveness in coming forward and subsequently finds himself in a major conundrum! This episode deals with mob mentality and the sheep like nature of human beings.
Ep 5 Half-Caste Away!
The boys find a baby in the creek and try to bring it up, but struggle from sleep deprivation and the ordeal of nappy-changing until they have to search elsewhere for parents for the baby.
Ep 6 A Chicken Roll At My Table!
Joost’s conservation-loving zoo-keeping Dad invites the boys to the van Den Van Van’s African-themed Morningside Shore home for a weekend cultural exchange … but an incident with a chicken roll turns the weekend into a weird kind of Whodunit.
The episode’s theme is bullying and karma.
Ep 7 Morning Side Story!
An incident of racial abuse inspires St Sylvester’s to produce a multi-racial musical love story called Morning Side Story … Vale is director, Jeff in charge of music, Sione, Sina Mack and Rex are the stars. The episode’s theme is racial harmony.