Bobby Dazzler

Bobby Dazzler was an Australian television sitcom produced by Crawford Productions, starring pop singer John Farnham and Daniel Rumpf and Darrin Collier as the title characters: up and coming pop music stars Frankie Marie Vicars and Bobby Farrell. The other regular cast members were Maurie Fields as Bobby's father Fred, an old vaudeville performer; Shiva Gopalan as The Destroyer and Olivia Hamnett as Bobby's officious manager Della McDermott. Qing Ling was a regular special guest star as the singing Bar Tender. It was aired on the Seven Network during the summer of 1977–78.[1]

Bobby Dazzler
Created byTerry Stapleton
Directed byMarie Trevor
StarringJohn Farnham
Olivia Hamnett
Maurie Fields
Country of originAustralia
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes14
Executive producersIan Crawford
Ian Jones
ProducerMarie Trevor
Running time25 minutes
Original networkSeven Network
Original release20 November 1977 (1977-11-20) –
3 March 1978 (1978-03-03)


The English word bobby-dazzler was originally a north east “Geordie” English dialect term for a person who is considered (with affection) remarkable or excellent, shows smart dress sense or is maybe “flashy”.[2]

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  1. ^ "Bobby Dazzler episode guide". Memorable TV. Archived from the original on 31 August 2007. Retrieved 28 October 2007.
  2. ^ "bobby-dazzler". Oxford English Dictionary. Retrieved 15 August 2010.

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