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Acropolis Now Season 3 (1991)

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Acropolis Now was an Australian sitcom set in a Greek cafe in Melbourne of the same name that ran for 63 episodes from 1989 to 1992 on the Seven Network. It was created by Nick Giannopoulos, George Kapiniaris and Simon Palomares, who also starred in the series. They were already quite well known for their comedy stage show, Wogs out of Work. The title is a play on the film Apocalypse Now. Each episode was 30 minutes in length and filmed in front of a live audience.Jim's father asks him to run the family business, the Acropolis café, when he suddenly leaves Australia to return to his homeland Greece. The series centres around the activities of the cafe staff. Greek Jim Stephanidis, is the immature owner and his best friend, Spaniard Ricky Martinez is the sensible manager. Memo is the traditional Greek waiter, Liz is the liberated Australian waitress. Skip is the naïve new cook from the bush and Manolis is the stubborn cook from the old cafe. 'Hilarity' prevails from the clash of cultures and beliefs.Jim's hairdresser cousin Effie, played by Mary Coustas, became a hugely popular and enduring character during the run of the show. Coustas later reprised the role for several TV specials and series including Effie, Just Quietly, an SBS comedy / interview show, and Greeks on the Roof, a short-lived Greek-Australian version of the British talk show The Kumars at No. 42.Acropolis Now featuring Nick Giannopoulos and George Kapiniaris is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can track it for updates. It's a comedy show with 63 episodes over 5 seasons. Acropolis Now is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (367 votes).

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Acropolis Now Season 3 Overview

Feb 21, 1991 - May 23, 1991

Season 3 of Acropolis Now has 13 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

Acropolis Now Season 3 Episodes
Season 03, Episode 13 Acropolis Law
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Acropolis Law
May 23, 1991

Effie and Sophie, in the eternal quest for perfect hair, experiment with a new product. When things go wrong Effie...

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Season 03, Episode 12 Back in the USSR
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Back in the USSR
May 16, 1991

Is Unkrainian exchange student Uri really just a student, or is he a KGB spy as Jim suspects? To out-spy...

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Season 03, Episode 11 Midnight Expresso
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Midnight Expresso
May 9, 1991

The factory down the road is polluting the environment, and Liz organises a protest that puts Jim in jail.

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Acropolis Now Overview

Acropolis Now was an Australian sitcom set in a Greek cafe in Melbourne of the same name that ran for 63 episodes from 1989 to 1992 on the Seven Network. It was created by Nick Giannopoulos, George Kapiniaris and Simon Palomares, who also starred in the series. They were already quite well known for their comedy stage show, Wogs out of Work. The title is a play on the film Apocalypse Now. Each episode was 30 minutes in length and filmed in front of a live audience.Jim's father asks him to run the family business, the Acropolis café, when he suddenly leaves Australia to return to his homeland Greece. The series centres around the activities of the cafe staff. Greek Jim Stephanidis, is the immature owner and his best friend, Spaniard Ricky Martinez is the sensible manager. Memo is the traditional Greek waiter, Liz is the liberated Australian waitress. Skip is the naïve new cook from the bush and Manolis is the stubborn cook from the old cafe. 'Hilarity' prevails from the clash of cultures and beliefs.Jim's hairdresser cousin Effie, played by Mary Coustas, became a hugely popular and enduring character during the run of the show. Coustas later reprised the role for several TV specials and series including Effie, Just Quietly, an SBS comedy / interview show, and Greeks on the Roof, a short-lived Greek-Australian version of the British talk show The Kumars at No. 42.

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Number of episodes: 63 Episodes

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Related Genres: Comedy
Original Release Date: Aug 9, 1989
Show Status: Ended
Next episode release: N/A