THE CHECKOUT Series 2 airs Thursdays at 8pm on ABC1
Satirical consumer affairs show The Checkout returns new and improved* and has a look at The Struth About Australian Made labelling, your consumer rights when services go bad and how to not get ripped off when reading credit card statements. *Conditions apply.
In episode 1 – Thursday 20 February, 8pm ABC1:
THE STRUTH ABOUT AUSTRALIAN MADE – Kirsten Drysdale explores country of origin labelling and finds the only thing truly Australian is our joke of a system.
RIGHT ON: SERVICES – Julian Morrow guides consumers through the Australian Consumer Law and how it can help you when a service provider doesn’t do the job properly.
CREDIT CARD STATEMENTS – Craig Reucassel plays a game of ‘hide-and-seek’ with credit card statements and shows you how not to get ripped off.
THE CATCH: ANACONDA ‘MOUNTAIN’ BIKES’ – Anaconda Mountain Bikes. Made for Roads.
COMPLAINT LETTER: LYNX ANTI-HANGOVER SHOWER GEL – Blow away the hangover cobwebs? With a fragrance pyramid? Pete is seriously underwhelmed with you Lynx.
PRODUCT VS PACKSHOT – One of your favourite segments returns this year with a wonderful ‘homemade’ video from the audience.http://youtu.be/lD0E6SuIZD8
ACTIVE INGREDIENT: JOHNSON’S SORBOLENE – What’s the difference between Johnson’s Sorbolene and Johnson’s Baby Sorbolene? Apart from the price?
IF I COULD SAY ONE THING: SEAN RINTEL – Sean Rintel from Electronic Frontiers Australia gives some advice on being secure online.
F.U. TUBE EPISODE 10 – Australia’s favourite way of saying ‘F U’ returns with Julian taking up consumer gripes on Printers and Secure Parking.