Lost in Pronunciation: episode guide


Everything's Mangoes

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Episode 1
Written by Ivan Aristeguieta and Chris McDonald
Directed by Richard Jasek

Ivan arrives from Venezuela, but there's no room in the Venezuelan share house where he hoped to stay. He meets Scott and Tia who invite him to stay on their couch, but he finds their language quite puzzling.

Starring: Ivan Aristeguieta as Ivan, Lori Bell as Tia, Nic Kreig as Scott

With: Alirio Zavarce as Jose

Extras: Ruben Bawer, Melissa Bennett, Gene de Boer, Romina Ronson Espin, Shonica Guy, Richard Jasek, Daniel Jimerez, Jane Luke, Maria Alejandra Piņero, Matt McRae, Sue McRae, Hugo Salcedo, Jayne Secker, Tim Whitt

Livin' La Vida Sofa

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Episode 2
Written by Ivan Aristeguieta and Chris McDonald
Directed by Richard Jasek

The couch at Scott and Tia's house is uncomfortable, and possibly infested with crabs. Ivan goes to several housemate interviews, but none of them work out. He returns to Scott and Tia's with bedding and a black eye.

With: Abbie Johnstone as Young Woman on Couch, Alan Grace as Pothead 1, Nick Steele as Pothead 2, Carmel Johnson as Mature Lady, Heather Crawford as Footy Wife, Eddie Morrison as Footy Husband

Dead Horse

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Episode 3
Written by Ivan Aristeguieta and Chris McDonald
Directed by Richard Jasek

Scott's going to Bunnings and invites Ivan to go too. Ivan has never heard of it so Tia insists on taking him and buying him a sausage sizzle. Ivan's initially reluctant but starts to come around when tomato sauce is added.

Extras: Chris Block, Emily Brockbank, Chris Cannon

El Grande Outdoors

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Episode 4
Written by Ivan Aristeguieta and Chris McDonald
Directed by Richard Jasek

Ivan goes camping with Scott and Tia. Tia won't let him take delicious Venezuelan food; Scott's not allowed to take his coffee machine; Tia is banned from taking her mobile phone. Ivan is the only one who follows the rules.

The Real Decoy

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Episode 5
Written by Ivan Aristeguieta and Chris McDonald
Directed by Richard Jasek

Walking through the park with Scott and Tia, Ivan discovers that, lacking the crime gangs and armed robbers in Venezuela, Australians are instead afraid of magpies.

Extras: Robert Carletti, Virginia Carletti, Simone Disisto, Louise Disisto, Audrey Disisto, June Disisto, Brett Hart, Jade Hart

Full Antonio

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Episode 6
Written by Ivan Aristeguieta and Chris McDonald
Directed by Richard Jasek

Ivan's wish comes true — he is offered an open mike spot at a comedy venue. But he needs to take two paying guests along, and Scott and Tia are both busy that night. Desperate times call for desperate measures.

With: Natasha Wanganeen as Woman in Pub, Kate Dayman as Jessica, Lili Karamalikis as Tiffany

Extras: Alicia Adolph, Kate Argue, Michael Bowley, Charlotte Burton, Sandy Cameron, Phillippa Church, Alexandra Craddock, Karen Darrie, Robert Darrie, Leighlan Doe, Kieran Drost, Melanie Easton, David Ellis, Louise Elmendorp, Melissa Gibson, Jarrod Hales, Andrew Hallam, Rosemary Jackson, Anastasia Kasdaglis, Keith Knott, Kelsey Lampard, Joshua Lay, Jenny Low, Beth Marshall, Alyssa Mason, Izez Mavrasso, Georgia McRae, Drew Milne, Chloe Moir, Abbey Mulraney, Alicia Norton, Adaire Palmer, Dardi Palmer, Wayne Palmer, Jason Pestell, Laura Pianezzola, Anna Ponn, Deborah Ralph, Jilda Ralph, Tom Reilly, Emema Sifa, Blake Stringer, Kate Swann, Linda Temiguian, Rick Tripodi, Jaiden Vanmali, Steve Warne, Mel White