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Butterfly Island
Written by David Phillips
Directed by Howard Rubie
Starring Grigor Taylor
Mouche Phillips, Penne Hackforth-Jones
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 8 (series one)
22 (series two)
16 (series three)
Producer(s) Stanley Walsh
Running time 30 mins
Original network ABC (series one)
Seven (series two)
Original release 1985 (1985) – 1987 (1987)

Butterfly Island is a 1985 Australian children's show. The first season cost $1.6 million, the second $3.2 million. This was the first mainstream Australian TV show where an Asian, David Phu An Chiem was given the lead role.


  • Grigor Taylor - Charlie Wilson
  • Mouche Phillips - Jackie Wilson
  • Penne Hackforth-Jones - Mary
  • Louise Wallace
  • Susanne Haworth - Laura
  • Jonathan Hardy
  • Mark Kounnas - Greg Wilson
  • Nick Tate
  • Peter Mochrie - Bob Gallio
  • Patrick Phillips - Eric Davis
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