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Australian Actor Travis Fimmel Does His Best Kangaroo Impression

Viking star Travis Fimmel talks about Australian television--and his favorite kangaroo character of all time. Watch the Aussie model-turned-actor do his best impression of Skippy the kangaroo here.

Released on 6/30/2016

Credits

Starring: Travis Fimmel

Transcript

00:00
We didn't watch TV much at all as kids.
00:02
We were always outdoors, doing stuff. Growing up on a farm.
00:10
My favorite show in Australia was Skippy.
00:13
It's about a famous kangaroo in Australia.
00:17
Live action.
00:18
Yeah, he was a real kangaroo.
00:22
He's a bit of a hero,
00:24
he was a hero of a kangaroo,
00:26
he would always help people out and he was a savior.
00:29
As a kid, I thought it was pretty cool.
00:32
Kangaroos just go (clicks tongue).
00:40
That's it, then they jump away.
00:42
No, no, we had one little TV, it was black and white,
00:46
the real little one, and where we were from,
00:50
you only got two stations
00:52
until we were about ten or something,
00:53
and then we got four stations.
00:56
2016, what do I watch?
00:59
I watch a lot of Discovery Channel stuff,
01:03
I love the Sopranos, I don't know
01:05
how many times I've seen the Sopranos.
01:07
It's probably my favorite show ever.
01:09
And Gandolfini was such a talented actor.
01:12
No, I watch one episode at a time, mostly.
01:15
I don't have the, I'm staying with friends,
01:17
and they don't have the on demand
01:19
or the Netflix, or something, so
01:21
I just watch it when I can.
01:25
My favorite character ever, probably, on TV,
01:28
would be, it's reality, but Steve Irwin.
01:31
I loved that dude, and I was very sad when he died, and...
01:36
I wish,
01:38
wish he was still around to do his great shows and stuff.