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Underbelly, TV Series, 2008-2013 IMDB

Pictures provided by: valiant1962, MisterZ

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Also known as:

  • Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities
  • Underbelly: Badness
  • Underbelly: The Golden Mile
  • Underbelly - Krieg der Unterwelt` (Germany)
  • Underbelly: The Mr Asia Story (New Zealand)

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valiant1962 AU

2008-05-27 23:39

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Set between 1995 and 2004 and based on real life events known as the Melbourne Gangland War in Melbourne, Victoria. Over thirty gangters, and their associates, as well as potential witnesses were murdered. Some of the crimes are still unsolved, and some of the cases are still before the courts, meaning the Series could not be aired in Victoria, although most Victorians who wanted to see it have seen it anyway. Filmed at as many of the original locations as possible. My wife's boss actually lived in the house where one of the gangsters was killed. (Murder took place after he sold the house and moved to Sydney) His old house appears in the show.

-- Last edit: 2008-05-27 23:45:25

valiant1962 AU

2008-05-27 23:42

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Wikipedia page on the TV Series http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Underbelly_%28TV_series%29
and the Melbourne Gangland War http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melbourne_gangland_killings

marioman3138 AU

2008-06-23 10:57

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I think these cars have fake plates! They should have Victoria wrote on them!

valiant1962 AU

2008-07-01 08:52

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marioman3138 wrote I think these cars have fake plates! They should have Victoria wrote on them!

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1119176/goofs

dragonboy AU

2009-03-02 12:00

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Why not merge some of these together like what we did in Inspector Rex, there's a lot of same model Commodore's specially round '97 model.

valiant1962 AU

2009-03-09 11:55

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Second series is actually titled "Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities" and is set prior to the original series. In New Zealand the second series is known as "Underbelly: The Mr Asia Story", after one of the main characters, New Zealand drug dealer Terry Clark, known as Mr Asia. While it is listed on IMDB as the second series, it is really a stand alone series based on the concept of the first, ie a dramatised recreation of actual events, albeit with quite a bit of creative licence. As it is listed under the same IMDB number on IMDB I have labeled the episodes as they appear on IMDB, with the second series title added as an AKA
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Underbelly:_A_Tale_of_Two_Cities

-- Last edit: 2009-03-09 12:01:48

valiant1962 AU

2009-04-14 08:02

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Third season has been commissioned, to be set between season one (1995-2004) and season two (1976-1987)

valiant1962 AU

2009-05-07 06:26

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Second season completed

MisterZ AU

2013-10-30 10:46

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@ valiant1962 - just wondering, why are all your screen grabs from this show in 4:3 format? You're probably missing a lot of cars by doing this (getting cut out of the frame).

-- Last edit: 2013-11-09 14:26:22

MisterZ AU

2013-11-08 14:01

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valiant1962 wrote Third season has been commissioned, to be set between season one (1995-2004) and season two (1976-1987)


Third season is set from 1988-1999. It aired in 2010. I've finished uploading it in HD.

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-- Last edit: 2014-06-28 19:58:51

MisterZ AU

2013-11-28 08:03

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Also known as:

Underbelly: The Golden Mile (season 3)
Underbelly: Badness (season 5)

Seasons 4 & 6 are set in the 20s and I don't have much interest in vintage cars so I probably won't be bothering adding them unless there's interest.

-- Last edit: 2013-11-28 08:19:04

Raul1983 FI

2013-11-28 08:54

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I'm interested!

antp BE

2013-11-28 17:22

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There are indeed some people here who like these old cars (not me, though that I do not dislike them either :D) and it can be interesting to have Australian models

MisterZ AU

2013-11-29 07:27

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Fair enough. Going by other shows on this site that are set in the 20s (like Boardwalk Empire and Downton Abbey) it seems there is very little interest. Nobody has uploaded any shots from Boardwalk Empire in about 3 years, while Downton Abbey hasn't had any uploads since last year.

-- Last edit: 2013-11-29 07:32:04

jpts AU

2014-12-30 09:48

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valiant1962 wrote Third season has been commissioned, to be set between season one (1995-2004) and season two (1976-1987)


Series 2 dealt with; the partnership of Bob Trimbole and Kiwi Terry Clark (1976-1983), disappearance and suspected murder of Donald Mackay (1977), murders of Leslie "Les" Kane (1978), Les' killer; Raymond "Chuck" Bennett (1979) and Les' brother; Brian Kane (1982), the Sydney Gangland and Drug Wars (1980-1994) and the disappearance and suspected murder of Christopher Dale "Rent-a-kill" Flannery (1985).

Season 3 is set in Sydney from 1988-1999 and dealt with; the Sydney Drug Wars (1990s), the career of John Ibrahim (1988-), the career of Kim Hollingsworth (1988-1995), the final years and death of George Freeman (1990), the Wood Royal Commission into corruption within the New South Wales Police Service (1994-1997), the career and crimes of Michael Kannan (1997-1999), the crimes of Danny Karam and his gang; DK's Boys (late 1990s-1998) and Danny Karam's murder (1998).

Series 4 is set in Sydney from 1927-1936 during the Razor Wars and it deals with the bitter rivalry between sly grog queen Kate Leigh and brothel madam Tilly Devine, the series also deals with; the construction and opening of the Sydney Harbor Bridge (1927-1932), the Battle of Blood Alley (1929), the Kellet Street Riot (1929), the creation of the New Guard (1931) and the career of William Mackay from superintendent to the first commissioner of the NSW Police Service (1932).

Series 5 is set in Sydney from 2001-2012 and deals with the crimes of Anthony "Rooster" Perish including the murder of Terry Falconer and Taskforce Truo's investigation into the murder.

The series does mention some of the crimes that the detectives dealt with before the series started, these were:

The Bowraville Murders- The unsolved murders of three Aboriginal children in Bowraville, NSW between 1990 and 1991.

The Leppington Murders- The unsolved murders of Anthony Perish's grandparents at their house in Leppington, NSW that was allegedly committed by Falconer in 1993.

And series 6 is set in Melbourne from 1915-1927 and deals with the criminal career and death of Joseph Leslie "Squizzy" Taylor, the series also deals with; the First World War (1914-1918), the Fitzroy Vendetta War (1918-1919) and the Spanish Flu Epidemic (1918-1920).

They should do a series 7, 8 and 9; series 7 could be set from 1937 to 1953, series 8 could be set from 1954 to 1963 and series 9 could be set from 1963 to 1975.

-- Last edit: 2018-07-07 18:47:43

killstreak451 US

2018-05-01 23:59

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Season 6 missing

MisterZ AU

2018-10-16 23:11

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killstreak451 wrote Season 6 missing


Correct. Season 6 occurs between 1915–1927, and since I'm not interested in cars from that time period, I won't be adding season 6. Also, I didn't even watch season 6, which makes me even less interested in it. Someone else should add it.

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