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Alvin Purple 

A waterbed salesman who is irresistible to women gets a job as a gardener in a convent

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Alan Hopgood
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Graeme Blundell ...  Alvin Purple 13 episodes, 1976
Chris Haywood ...  Rod 'Spike' Morley 13 episodes, 1976
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A waterbed salesman who is irresistible to women gets a job as a gardener in a convent

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 August 1976 (Australia) See more »

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Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

Followed by Melvin: Son of Alvin (1984) See more »

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Alvin Shown the Door...
8 September 2010 | by harlow28See all my reviews

Was on ABC TV here in Australia, if memory serves me right was at 8:30 pm. Had already watched the movie and its sequel "Alvin Rides Again" and as a 15 year old there was no way I was not going to see this.

Didn't last long though, was taken off the air because of complaints from viewers who found it obscene ( wish they had of just change channels, instead of forcing ABC to drop the show ).

I have no problem with nudity on television or in a movie, but I do have a problem with people who think, just because they don't like what they see then they believe I shouldn't watch it either. So much for free choice. Please! If you don't like something, thats fine. I respect your decision, at least respect mine and just grab the remote and change the channel, not my viewing habits.


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