Flash Nick from Jindavick (1974)

TV Series   |  Comedy, Crime

Episode Guide
Flash Nick from Jindavick (1974) Poster

Flash Nick is an Australian bushranger who uses unorthodox and imaginative ways to commit crimes in colonial days.


Get More From IMDb

For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Cast & Crew

Top Series Cast

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review

User Reviews

10 May 2004 | Lupercali
Forgotten, splendidly silly Oz period sitcom
The core gang from 'The Aunty Jack Show' are back in this, their next Australian TV comedy series. Backed by another infectious Bond/O'Donaghue theme song, it ran for just a handful of episodes during 1974.

Taking a break from their surreal vision of 70's Australia, Bond, O'donaghue and McDonald this time appear in a rural 19th century bushranger sitcom - almost certainly inspired by the enormously successful goldrush drama series 'Rush' which aired on the same network the same year (though curiously, two preview episodes of 'Flash Nick' were apparently screened in 1973, so perhaps the inspiration was the other way around.)

In any event there is what you might call a distinct difference between the shows. In 'Rush', John Waters plays a serious, darkly sexy colonial police officer. In 'Flash Nick', Grahame Bond plays a bushranger whose exploits include trying to rob a mail train disguised as a roller-skating emu, and attempting to steal a black opal disguised as a harem girl, at a Country Women's Association Kung-Fu tournament. Nick is pursued by Captain Magpie, played by McDonald. One image I recall from the series was Magpie hobbling around after being crushed after attempting to apprehend Nick. Nick was riding a stallion, Magpie was on a mare. You work it out...

It's hard to imagine that this series will ever see the light of day again, thirty years on, and given the apparently chronic legal impasse between Bond and the ABC over copyright on all of this material, but at the time it was another enjoyable installment in Bond and O'Donaghue's domination of mid 70's Oz TV comedy.

Did You Know?


Plot Summary


Comedy | Crime


Release Date:

18 October 1974



Country of Origin


Contribute to this page

5 Movie Picks That Will Make You Rock Out

If you're in the mood to rock out and laugh, here are five fan favorites.

Watch the video

Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month with IMDb's exclusive galleries, recommendations, videos, and more.

Visit our Black History Month section

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com