History Trivia / ShortlandStreet

28th Apr '16 11:32:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy and RetroactiveRecognition:
** Adam Rickett (Kieran Mitchell) was previously in ''Series/CoronationStreet'' as Nick Tilsley.
** Lots of ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' alumni have also been in Shortland Street over the years.
*** Pua Magasiva (Vinnie Kruse) and Sally Martin (Nicole Miller) are both [[Series/PowerRangersNinjaStorm Wind Rangers]].
*** Rena Naufahu (Sam Aleni) went on to play [[Series/PowerRangersSPD Emperor Grumm]] and [[Series/PowerRangersSamurai Mentor Ji]].
*** Li Ming Hu (Li Mei Chen) went on to become [[Series/PowerRangersRPM Ranger Operator Series Silver, Gemma]].
*** Gerald Urquhart (Luke Durville) would go to menace the ''Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive'' team as Flurious.
*** Anna Hutchison (Delphi Greenlaw) later became the [[Series/PowerRangersJungleFury Yellow Jungle Fury Ranger]].
*** Michelle Langstone (Bethany Hall) would be familiar to Ranger fans as [[Series/PowerRangersSPD Kat Manx]] and [[Series/PowerRangersJungleFury Master Guin]].
*** Ari Boyland (Brodie Kemp) was Flynn in ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'' and also appeared in ''Series/TheTribe''.
*** Emma Lahana (Erin Kingston) was later the [[Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder Yellow Dino Thunder Ranger, Kira]], and appears in [[Series/BigTimeRush the Big Time Rush movie]].
*** John Tui (Colin "Dollar" Laws) was previously seen as [[Series/PowerRangersMysticForce Daggeron]] and heard as [[Series/PowerRangersSPD Doggie Cruger]].
*** Kimberley Crossman (Sophie [=McKay=]) will be the female red ranger in ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai''.
*** Sarah Thomson (Tracey Morrison) was Fran in ''Series/PowerRangersJungleFury'' between her two stints on Shortland Street.
*** Dwayne Cameron (Lyndsay Reynolds) was [[Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive Tyzonn the Mercury Ranger]] and also appeared in ''Series/TheTribe''.
*** Olivia Tennet (Tuesday Warner) went on to play Doctor K in ''Series/PowerRangersRPM''.
24th Mar '16 4:13:19 PM nombretomado
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** Adam Rickett (Kieran Mitchell) was previously in CoronationStreet as Nick Tilsley.

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** Adam Rickett (Kieran Mitchell) was previously in CoronationStreet ''Series/CoronationStreet'' as Nick Tilsley.
11th Jul '15 11:10:40 PM lcmortensen
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* UnderAgeCasting: Some doctors and nurses are played by actors who are too young to hold such a job in real life. The minimum age in New Zealand (ignoring any child prodigies) is 20-21 for a nurse, and 23-24 for a junior doctor.
** Surgeon Victoria Anderton first appeared in early 2015, played by 22-year-old Laura Thompson.
** Nurse Lucy Rickman first appeared in mid-2014, played by 19-year-old Grace Palmer.
21st May '15 1:10:13 PM tenryufan
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* TheCastShowoff: Gabrielle's final scene in her first run has her speaking fluent French. Actress Virginie Le Brun is the daughter of NZ-based French vintner Daniel le Brun.
** In 2010, a play starring several characters is directed by receptionist Yvonne Jeffries. Actress Alison Quigan is a theater writer and director with over 20 years experience, including holding a Queen's Service Medal for her services to theater.
24th Apr '15 1:24:28 AM lcmortensen
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HeyItsThatGuy and RetroactiveRecognition:
* Adam Rickett (Kieran Mitchell) was previously in CoronationStreet as Nick Tilsley.
* Lots of ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' alumni have also been in Shortland Street over the years.
** Pua Magasiva (Vinnie Kruse) and Sally Martin (Nicole Miller) are both [[Series/PowerRangersNinjaStorm Wind Rangers]].
** Rena Naufahu (Sam Aleni) went on to play [[Series/PowerRangersSPD Emperor Grumm]] and [[Series/PowerRangersSamurai Mentor Ji]].
** Li Ming Hu (Li Mei Chen) went on to become [[Series/PowerRangersRPM Ranger Operator Series Silver, Gemma]].
** Gerald Urquhart (Luke Durville) would go to menace the ''Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive'' team as Flurious.
** Anna Hutchison (Delphi Greenlaw) later became the [[Series/PowerRangersJungleFury Yellow Jungle Fury Ranger]].
** Michelle Langstone (Bethany Hall) would be familiar to Ranger fans as [[Series/PowerRangersSPD Kat Manx]] and [[Series/PowerRangersJungleFury Master Guin]].
** Ari Boyland (Brodie Kemp) was Flynn in ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'' and also appeared in ''Series/TheTribe''.
** Emma Lahana (Erin Kingston) was later the [[Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder Yellow Dino Thunder Ranger, Kira]], and appears in [[Series/BigTimeRush the Big Time Rush movie]].
** John Tui (Colin "Dollar" Laws) was previously seen as [[Series/PowerRangersMysticForce Daggeron]] and heard as [[Series/PowerRangersSPD Doggie Cruger]].
** Kimberley Crossman (Sophie [=McKay=]) will be the female red ranger in ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai''.
** Sarah Thomson (Tracey Morrison) was Fran in ''Series/PowerRangersJungleFury'' between her two stints on Shortland Street.
** Dwayne Cameron (Lyndsay Reynolds) was [[Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive Tyzonn the Mercury Ranger]] and also appeared in ''Series/TheTribe''.
** Olivia Tennet (Tuesday Warner) went on to play Doctor K in ''Series/PowerRangersRPM''.

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* HeyItsThatGuy and RetroactiveRecognition:
* ** Adam Rickett (Kieran Mitchell) was previously in CoronationStreet as Nick Tilsley.
* ** Lots of ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' alumni have also been in Shortland Street over the years.
** *** Pua Magasiva (Vinnie Kruse) and Sally Martin (Nicole Miller) are both [[Series/PowerRangersNinjaStorm Wind Rangers]].
** *** Rena Naufahu (Sam Aleni) went on to play [[Series/PowerRangersSPD Emperor Grumm]] and [[Series/PowerRangersSamurai Mentor Ji]].
** *** Li Ming Hu (Li Mei Chen) went on to become [[Series/PowerRangersRPM Ranger Operator Series Silver, Gemma]].
** *** Gerald Urquhart (Luke Durville) would go to menace the ''Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive'' team as Flurious.
** *** Anna Hutchison (Delphi Greenlaw) later became the [[Series/PowerRangersJungleFury Yellow Jungle Fury Ranger]].
** *** Michelle Langstone (Bethany Hall) would be familiar to Ranger fans as [[Series/PowerRangersSPD Kat Manx]] and [[Series/PowerRangersJungleFury Master Guin]].
** *** Ari Boyland (Brodie Kemp) was Flynn in ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'' and also appeared in ''Series/TheTribe''.
** *** Emma Lahana (Erin Kingston) was later the [[Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder Yellow Dino Thunder Ranger, Kira]], and appears in [[Series/BigTimeRush the Big Time Rush movie]].
** *** John Tui (Colin "Dollar" Laws) was previously seen as [[Series/PowerRangersMysticForce Daggeron]] and heard as [[Series/PowerRangersSPD Doggie Cruger]].
** *** Kimberley Crossman (Sophie [=McKay=]) will be the female red ranger in ''Series/PowerRangersSamurai''.
** *** Sarah Thomson (Tracey Morrison) was Fran in ''Series/PowerRangersJungleFury'' between her two stints on Shortland Street.
** *** Dwayne Cameron (Lyndsay Reynolds) was [[Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive Tyzonn the Mercury Ranger]] and also appeared in ''Series/TheTribe''.
** *** Olivia Tennet (Tuesday Warner) went on to play Doctor K in ''Series/PowerRangersRPM''.
2nd Apr '15 9:13:57 PM lcmortensen
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** The feature length 20th anniversary show featured a helicopter crash, and by coincidence, the day the episode aired, there was a fatal helicopter crash in Canterbury. The show went to air with a last-minute ContentWarning since they couldn't pull the episode without breaking continuity.
2nd Aug '14 9:17:28 AM MarkLungo
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** In 2003, Shortland Street Hospital had its back-up generator fail during a power outage - less than two weeks later, the same thing happened at Auckland's Starship Children's Hospital.

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** In 2003, Shortland Street Hospital had its back-up generator fail during a power outage - less than two weeks later, the same thing happened at Auckland's Starship Children's Hospital.Hospital.
* TheOtherDarrin: Justine Jones was recast with Lucy Wigmore in the role, who replaced Laurie Foell who had played Justine for the character's first two years on the soap.
** Chris Warner's son Harry Warner has been played by four different actors since his birth: Joshua Thompson (2002), Callum Campbell Ross (2002-2006), Henry Williams (2006-2009), and Reid Walker (2009 onwards)
*** Daniel Potts was played for his first 3 years by Jarred Blakiston. When the character returned as a full member of the cast in 2009, he was turned into a "heartthrob" and so was recast with Ido Drent in the role instead.
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3rd Aug '12 10:48:26 AM DragonRanger
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* Lots of PowerRangers alumni have also been in Shortland Street over the years.
** Pua Magasiva (Vinnie Kruse) and Sally Martin (Nicole Miller) are both [[PowerRangersNinjaStorm Wind Rangers]].
** Rena Naufahu (Sam Aleni) went on to play [[PowerRangersSPD Emperor Grumm]] and [[PowerRangersSamurai Mentor Ji]].
** Li Ming Hu (Li Mei Chen) went on to become [[PowerRangersRPM Ranger Operator Series Silver, Gemma]].
** Gerald Urquhart (Luke Durville) would go to menace the PowerRangersOperationOverdrive team as Flurious.
** Anna Hutchison (Delphi Greenlaw) later became the [[PowerRangersJungleFury Yellow Jungle Fury Ranger]].
** Michelle Langstone (Bethany Hall) would be familiar to ranger fans as [[PowerRangersSPD Kat Manx]] and [[PowerRangersJungleFury Master Guin]].
** Ari Boyland (Brodie Kemp) was Flynn in PowerRangersRPM and also appeared in ''Series/TheTribe''.
** Emma Lahana (Erin Kingston) was later the [[PowerRangersDinoThunder Yellow Dino Thunder Ranger, Kira]], and appears in [[Series/BigTimeRush the Big Time Rush movie]].
** John Tui (Colin "Dollar" Laws) was previously seen as [[PowerRangersMysticForce Daggeron]] and heard as [[PowerRangersSPD Doggie Cruger]].
** Kimberley Crossman (Sophie [=McKay=]) will be the female red ranger in PowerRangersSamurai.
** Sarah Thomson (Tracey Morrison) was Fran in PowerRangersJungleFury between her two stints on Shortland Street.
** Dwayne Cameron (Lyndsay Reynolds) was [[PowerRangersOperationOverdrive Tyzonn the Mercury Ranger]] and also appeared in ''Series/TheTribe''.
** Olivia Tennet (Tuesday Warner) went on to play Doctor K, the mentor in PowerRangersRPM.

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* Lots of PowerRangers ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' alumni have also been in Shortland Street over the years.
** Pua Magasiva (Vinnie Kruse) and Sally Martin (Nicole Miller) are both [[PowerRangersNinjaStorm [[Series/PowerRangersNinjaStorm Wind Rangers]].
** Rena Naufahu (Sam Aleni) went on to play [[PowerRangersSPD [[Series/PowerRangersSPD Emperor Grumm]] and [[PowerRangersSamurai [[Series/PowerRangersSamurai Mentor Ji]].
** Li Ming Hu (Li Mei Chen) went on to become [[PowerRangersRPM [[Series/PowerRangersRPM Ranger Operator Series Silver, Gemma]].
** Gerald Urquhart (Luke Durville) would go to menace the PowerRangersOperationOverdrive ''Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive'' team as Flurious.
** Anna Hutchison (Delphi Greenlaw) later became the [[PowerRangersJungleFury [[Series/PowerRangersJungleFury Yellow Jungle Fury Ranger]].
** Michelle Langstone (Bethany Hall) would be familiar to ranger Ranger fans as [[PowerRangersSPD [[Series/PowerRangersSPD Kat Manx]] and [[PowerRangersJungleFury [[Series/PowerRangersJungleFury Master Guin]].
** Ari Boyland (Brodie Kemp) was Flynn in PowerRangersRPM ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'' and also appeared in ''Series/TheTribe''.
** Emma Lahana (Erin Kingston) was later the [[PowerRangersDinoThunder [[Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder Yellow Dino Thunder Ranger, Kira]], and appears in [[Series/BigTimeRush the Big Time Rush movie]].
** John Tui (Colin "Dollar" Laws) was previously seen as [[PowerRangersMysticForce [[Series/PowerRangersMysticForce Daggeron]] and heard as [[PowerRangersSPD [[Series/PowerRangersSPD Doggie Cruger]].
** Kimberley Crossman (Sophie [=McKay=]) will be the female red ranger in PowerRangersSamurai.
''Series/PowerRangersSamurai''.
** Sarah Thomson (Tracey Morrison) was Fran in PowerRangersJungleFury ''Series/PowerRangersJungleFury'' between her two stints on Shortland Street.
** Dwayne Cameron (Lyndsay Reynolds) was [[PowerRangersOperationOverdrive [[Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive Tyzonn the Mercury Ranger]] and also appeared in ''Series/TheTribe''.
** Olivia Tennet (Tuesday Warner) went on to play Doctor K, the mentor K in PowerRangersRPM.''Series/PowerRangersRPM''.
8th Jul '12 11:24:40 PM Indigo12ash
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** Ari Boyland (Brodie Kemp) was Flynn in PowerRangersRPM and also appeared in TheTribe.
** Emma Lahana (Erin Kingston) was later the [[PowerRangersDinoThunder Yellow Dino Thunder Ranger, Kira]], and appears in [[BigTimeRush the Big Time Rush movie]].

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** Ari Boyland (Brodie Kemp) was Flynn in PowerRangersRPM and also appeared in TheTribe.
''Series/TheTribe''.
** Emma Lahana (Erin Kingston) was later the [[PowerRangersDinoThunder Yellow Dino Thunder Ranger, Kira]], and appears in [[BigTimeRush [[Series/BigTimeRush the Big Time Rush movie]].



** Dwayne Cameron (Lyndsay Reynolds) was [[PowerRangersOperationOverdrive Tyzonn the Mercury Ranger]] and also appeared in TheTribe.

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** Dwayne Cameron (Lyndsay Reynolds) was [[PowerRangersOperationOverdrive Tyzonn the Mercury Ranger]] and also appeared in TheTribe.''Series/TheTribe''.
29th May '12 4:18:17 PM lcmortensen
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* LifeImitatesArt: There have been a lot of coincidences between Shortland Street storylines and real life, that it has become known as the "Shortland Street Curse".
** In 2003, Shortland Street Hospital had its back-up generator fail during a power outage - less than two weeks later, the same thing happened at Auckland's Starship Children's Hospital.



** Olivia Tennet (Tuesday Warner) went on to play Doctor K, the mentor in PowerRangersRPM.

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** Olivia Tennet (Tuesday Warner) went on to play Doctor K, the mentor in PowerRangersRPM.PowerRangersRPM.
* LifeImitatesArt: There have been a lot of coincidences between Shortland Street storylines and real life, that it has become known as the "Shortland Street Curse".
** In 2003, Shortland Street Hospital had its back-up generator fail during a power outage - less than two weeks later, the same thing happened at Auckland's Starship Children's Hospital.
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