Puberty Blues, Season 1HD
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Puberty Blues tells the story of two girls Debbie and Sue, of innocence lost and experience gained against the backdrop of Australia in the seventies. Based on the iconic novel Puberty Blues by Kathy Lette and Gabrielle Carey, the series will move beyond the original pages and explore the (mis) adventures of these young girls, their families and friends in a tumultuous if not romantic era of Australia’s history.
|1||HDVideoEpisode One||Teenagers Debbie and Sue are having the time of their lives, hanging out on Cronulla Beach and fantasising about getting into the Greenhills gang, the bronzed surfers and their chicks who rule the beach. But Debbie and Sue are blissfully unaware of the sexual and social mores of the group they long to join, and just as unaware of the tangled sexual and emotional lives their parents lead.||42:51||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|2||HDVideoEpisode Two||Debbie and Sue go to great lengths to get the attention of the Greenhills gang, including getting caught cheating at school. But when Debbie catches the eye of Bruce Board, ace surfer and super spunk, she's in. While she revels in her new found status on the beach, Sue is mortified to come home and discover her parents playing Strip Jack Naked. And while Debbie is getting a lot of notice at school, her father Martin has noticed the attractive newcomer at work.||44:05||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|3||HDVideoEpisode Three||Cheryl sets out the rigid Greenhills rules for Debbie and Sue: root their boyfriends too soon and they're molls, wait too long and they'll get dropped. But she doesn't waste much time before she breaks those rules herself, getting drunk on Brandivino. And while Debbie has difficulty losing her virginity, Sue - who now has a surfie spunk of her own - has no such trouble, although the experience is less than stellar.||43:44||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|4||HDVideoEpisode Four||An impromptu party at Cheryl's house leads to disaster for Debbie, when Bruce suddenly drops her. But she's not the only one: ace surfer Gary gets dropped too. Meanwhile, Gary's dad Ferris is wining and dining his young lover and inviting friend Roger to join him. But it's Debbie's mum Judy who smells a rat... or in this case, something fishy about a missing lobster that her husband Martin fails to bring home.||47:49||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|5||HDVideoEpisode Five||After a fight with her mum, Cheryl decamps to Debbie's house for a while and proves an unwelcome guest to everyone, except David. He's falling in love. Gary and Debbie are growing closer, too, but his father Ferris is distraught when his affair folds. Debbie is unaware of the growing strain in her parents' relationship, but Gary is acutely aware of his. Meanwhile, the girls are getting bored waiting on the beach, watching the boys surf.||43:10||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|6||HDVideoEpisode Six||While Gary's mum Yvonne tries to win her grieving husband back, Judy and Martin are at marriage guidance counselling trying to sort out their problems. Things aren't going smoothly for Sue either, who is worried Danny might drop her after she decides to become a 'bra burner'. Debbie is thrilled when she finally manages to lose her virginity, and Sue is thrilled when instead of dropping her, Danny gives her the longed for friendship ring.||43:02||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|7||HDVideoEpisode Seven||The Greenhills gang gather to bid farewell to one of the gang in a moving ocean ceremony, all except the girls, who aren't allowed on the beach. But they are allowed at the wake, where Gary watches his surfing hero shoot up. Meanwhile, Sue's dad Roger is very tempted by a lucrative job offer in the city, but her mother Pam is not so sure they should leave their beloved Cronulla behind.||46:04||$3.49||View In iTunes|
|8||HDVideoEpisode Eight||Debbie and Sue's disenchantment with the gang snowballs when the boys gang up on Frieda the moll. Their defiance looks set to see them relegated back to the front of the school bus. And while Debbie's parents - Judy and Martin - finally manage to overcome their differences, the girls reject the gang's brutal rules and fulfil their dream of surfing the waves themselves.||45:33||$3.49||View In iTunes|
It is rare to get such high quality Aussie drama, usually reserved for ABC or cable, on free to air. It takes about 1/2 the episode to get used to to the pacing and style of the show, but get past that, and the magic comes alive. The 2 teenage leads do an amazing job, and most adult roles feature a who's who of Aussie acting talent. Channel ten's catch up service is now iPad compatible, but I love the HD version on iTunes.
This series is well put together and is 10000000x better than the movie! It's funny and doesn't fail to entertain. It's definitely made up for 'The Shire'
Loved the book, love Kathy Lette, the movie was OK and the series is looking fabulous. i thought that they might have brought it to present times, but the 70's era setting is such a hoot: this is my life playing on the screen. Love it.