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RNZ: The Worst Sitcom Ever Made

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Geoff Houtman was part of the team that created the worst sitcom ever made. It's haunted him for 25 years. Now he's on a quest to find out what went wrong and to see what lessons we can learn about failure in general.
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20:51 | Apr 30th

So how did the failure that was Melody Rules affect the people involved? In this final episode, Geoff's on the road to find out and to discover what he's learned about himself and his perceived failure.

22:38 | Apr 24th

What were the Network people thinking when they made Melody Rules? Geoff gets their - surprisingly positive - take on the experience.
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20:49 | Apr 16th

Melody Rules is finally unleashed on a hyped-up New Zealand public and is greeted with virtual (and actual) hostility.

24:05 | Apr 9th

Geoff tracks down John Vorhaus, the sitcom guru. How did John get the job of training the young writers and what did he make of it all?

21:57 | Apr 2nd

Geoff tracks down the man who directed all 40 episodes of Melody Rules and hears about the challenges he faced: inexperience,arguments with the actors, news cameras on loan, making a sitcom in a broom closet.
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