Upright: Season 1

Upright: Season 1

Upright: Season 1

Two random misfits - Lucky Flynn (Tim Minchin) and Meg (Milly Alcock), a teenager Lukcy meets along the way - are forced to band together and transport a valuable piano across the Australian desert in this comedy series.

2019Australia
Comedy

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1

Day One

Lucky Flynn hasn't spoken to his family in years. When he learns that his mother has only days left to live, Lucky sets off in a hire car to drive the 4,000km from Sydney to... MORE Perth to say goodbye.

EPISODE 1.2

Day Two

Lucky is desperate to see a doctor after losing his pills for his anxiety. But Meg has other ideas.

EPISODE 1.3

Day Three

Meg is beside herself when she loses all of her's and Lucky's money. To make matters worse, they then run out of petrol.

EPISODE 1.4

Day Four

Waiting for their ute to be repaired, Meg and Lucky join a campground party on the Great Australian Bight, but the night takes a nasty turn when Lucky discovers a suicide note.

EPISODE 1.5

Day Five

Lucky starts to think he should give up when Meg takes off with his piano. Then, a snakebite gives him the wake-up call he needs.

EPISODE 1.6

Day Six

A transformed Lucky prepares to make a major sacrifice. But it's not long before some bad news sends him spiralling into despair.

EPISODE 1.7

Day Seven

Lucky finds himself paying the price for Meg's misdemeanours. But that's just the start, things are about to get a whole lot worse.

EPISODE 1.8

Day Eight

There's tension as Lucky reunites with his brother. As Meg tries to smooth things over, she learns why Lucky had to bring the piano.

Upright: Season 1 / Reviews

The Guardian

The Guardian

A remarkably charming and moving yarn.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

The journey is what matters, and Upright is a little too reliant on getting to its destination.

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

Cinematically shot... all shimmering deserts, empty highways and widescreen skies. An eclectic soundtrack pumped, pounded and added momentum. The chemistry between the two leads crackled.

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