9:25pm – Thursday, October 15 on ABC2
beached az began as an online animation called ‘Beached Whale’ and is the story of a whale who finds himself beached on the shores of New Zealand. The clip was then uploaded to YouTube in April 2008, and became a household name among young people the world over.
Following the huge success of the viral video, the ABC commissioned a short TV series of 11 x 1 minute (approx) digital animations, where the whale continues his attempts to get off the beach, meeting some interesting characters along the way.
In tonight’s episode he meets the duck and his ducklings, who initially at least, think the whale is dead… http://abc.net.au/iview/