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* SensualSlav: Terry's second girlfriend is an attractive Russian [[HelloNurse nurse]].

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* SensualSlav: Terry's second girlfriend is an attractive Russian [[HelloNurse [[HospitalHottie nurse]].


Adapted in the U.S. as ''The Moodys' Christmas'' by Fox in 2019.

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Adapted in the U.S. as ''The Moodys' Christmas'' by Fox in 2019.
2019, a three-episode miniseries that covers one holiday season.

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Adapted in the U.S. as ''The Moodys' Christmas'' by Fox in 2019.

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--> ''"Nobody does Christmas like us."''
--> '''Sean Moody'''


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* TheBigDamnKiss: [[spoiler: The series ends with Dan and Cora kissing passionately, after several false starts.]]


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* FunnyForeigner:
** Dan's third girlfriend Patience, who is a total airhead.
** Bridget's adoptive son Max, who is a DeadpanSnarker.


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** A banner welcoming Dan's original girlfriend to the country is left up for 6 straight years despite her leaving Dan in the very first scene.
* SensualSlav: Terry's second girlfriend is an attractive Russian [[HelloNurse nurse]].


The series was popular enough that a sequel has been made called ''The Moodys''.

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The series was popular enough that a sequel has been made called ''The Moodys''.
''Series/TheMoodys''.


''A Moody Christmas'' is an Australian comedy that follows Dan Moody as he returns home from England each year to spend christmas with his dysfunctional family. The series was written and created by Trent O'Donnell and Phil Lloyd, and directed by Trent O'Donnell. It stars Ian Meadows, Patrick Brammall, Jane Harber, Danny Adcock, Tina Bursill, Rachel Gordon, Phil Lloyd, Robina Beard, Darren Gilshenan and Guy Edmonds.

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''A Moody Christmas'' is an Australian comedy that follows Dan Moody as he returns home from England each year to spend christmas Christmas with his dysfunctional family. The series was written and created by Trent O'Donnell and Phil Lloyd, and directed by Trent O'Donnell. It stars Ian Meadows, Patrick Brammall, Jane Harber, Danny Adcock, Tina Bursill, Rachel Gordon, Phil Lloyd, Robina Beard, Darren Gilshenan and Guy Edmonds.



!!''A Moody Christmas'' containes examples of:

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!!''A Moody Christmas'' containes contains examples of:
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* {{Bookends}}: [[spoiler: The first scene features Dan getting dumped at the airport. The final scene is Cora getting with Dan at the airport.]]
* ChristmasEpisode: An entire series made of these.
* ChristmasInJuly: Being set in Australia means that December 25th is in the middle of beach season, hence the frustration over the incomplete swimming pool. Lampshaded in one episode when Dan brings an English girlfriend home and she complains about how hot it is.
* CrappyHolidays: Anything that can go wrong on Christmas Day inevitably does.



* MistakenForRacist: In the first episode an unfortunate comment about boat people[[note]]refugees[[/note]] leads many to beleive that Dan is racist.

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* MistakenForRacist: In the first episode an unfortunate comment about boat people[[note]]refugees[[/note]] leads many to beleive believe that Dan is racist.



* PercussiveMaintenance: In one episode when Dan's brother is fixing an aircon at a customer's house, a kid at the house trys to get a playstation control to work by hitting it.

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* PercussiveMaintenance: In one episode when Dan's brother Sean is fixing an aircon at a customer's house, a kid at the house trys tries to get a playstation control to work by hitting it.it.
* RunningGag:
** Dan coming home from England and failing to have made any improvements in his life.
** Terry going from one woman to the next.
** Bridget and Roger trying to have a child.
** The backyard pool is always put off for at least another year.
** The grandmother is fussed over as she could be dead by next Christmas.

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* PercussiveMaintenance: In one episode when Dan's brother is fixing an aircon at a customer's house, a kid at the house trys to get a playstation control to work by hitting it.

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* MistakenForGay: According to the grandmother, they used to think Dan was gay.


* MistakenForRacist: In the first episode an unfortunate comment about boat people[[footnote:refugees]] leads many to beleive that Dan is racist.

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* MistakenForRacist: In the first episode an unfortunate comment about boat people[[footnote:refugees]] people[[note]]refugees[[/note]] leads many to beleive that Dan is racist.

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* MistakenForRacist: In the first episode an unfortunate comment about boat people[[footnote:refugees]] leads many to beleive that Dan is racist.


The series has a sequel called ''The Moodys''.

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The series has was popular enough that a sequel has been made called ''The Moodys''.


* OpenMouthInsertFoot: In the first episode Dan mistakes Cora for a door-knocking Red Cross volunteer because of her shirt, and donates some money. It turns out she is his cousin's new girlfriend, isn't a volunteer, and designed and hand-made the shirt herself.



* WackyCravings: The pregnant woman (who never passes up an opportunity to mention her pregnancy) says that she sometimes craves salt-and-vinegar chips and ice cream.

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* WackyCravings: The When Bridget is pregnant woman (who never passes up an opportunity to mention her pregnancy) she says that she sometimes craves salt-and-vinegar chips and ice cream.


* OnlySaneMan: Dan Moody. Though and through.

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* OnlySaneMan: Dan Moody. Though and through.Moody is this to the rest of his family. His reactions to some of the things they do are priceless.

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* DysfunctionalFamily: The Moodys.


* WackyCravings: The pregnant woman (who never passes up an opportunity to mention her pregnancy) says that she sometimes craves salt-and-vinegar chips and ice cream.

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* WackyCravings: The pregnant woman (who never passes up an opportunity to mention her pregnancy) says that she sometimes craves salt-and-vinegar chips and ice cream.cream.

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