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A 11.6 million dollar Australian production that brought 800 new jobs to the Sydney and Mudgee community.
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Filming took place in an Australian town called Mudgee, the same town in which the movie 'The Nugget' was filmed.
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The second series Nicole Da Silva and Rodger Corser star in together; the other was Rush.
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Show is actually called The Heart Guy when you look it up.
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Inspiration for the series came from discussions that Tony McNamara had with lawyers who talked with him about the Impaired Registrants Program, a practice operated by the Medical Council of New South Wales, which seeks to ensure that medical practitioners are fit for practice and in doing so, the program manages doctors who suffer from a psychiatric illness, self-administration of drugs, alcohol abuse, and physical illness.
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The theme song is a cover version of the American band Canned Heat song Going Up the Country, performed by Patience Hodgson of the Australian indie/alternative rock band The Grates.
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The series is produced by Essential Media and Entertainment and its first season created 800 jobs and production expenditure of $11.6 million in Sydney and Mudgee, as well as $300,000 in grants from Screen NSW.
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The series entered pre-production in Early 2016, with executive producers Andy Ryan and Jo Rooney of the Nine Network and Ian Collie, Claudia Karvan and Tony McNamara of Essential Media and Entertainment. The Nine Network confirmed that Doctor Doctor would commence production in April 2016 with filming taking place in Sydney and country NSW.
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The theme song Going Up the Country is not available for international airings of the series as the opening theme is replaced with the same instrumental music which is used over the end credits.
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The series is filmed on location in Mudgee, a town in the Central West of New South Wales, while the entirety of the hospital scenes are shot in the Sydney inner-city suburb of Rozelle, which is located in the city's inner-west.
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Doctor Doctor has been nominated for a total of 13 awards; in 2016, Kirsty McGregor was nominated for a Casting Guild of Australia Award (CGA) for Best Casting in a TV Drama, while in 2017, at the AACTA Awards, Tina Bursill was nominated for Best Guest or Supporting Actress in a Television Drama. The series received most of its nominations at the Logie Award, where Rodger Corser has been nominated for the Gold Logie Award for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television twice in 2017 and 2018, as well as the Silver Logie Award for Most Popular Actor in 2017 and 2018, and the Silver Logie Award Most Outstanding Actor in a Series in 2017 and 2018, while additional 2017 nominations consisted of Ryan Johnson for the Silver Logie Award for Most Outstanding Supporting Actor, Shalom Brune-Franklin for the Silver Logie Award for Best New Talent[30] and the series itself for the Silver Logie Award for Most Popular Drama Program,[ and, additional 2018 nominations consisted of the series winning twice for the Logie Award for Most Popular Drama Program and the Logie Award for Most Outstanding Drama Series. The series has not yet been the recipient of any awards.
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The filming of the Knight's home was shot in Sydney's south-west section in the town of Camden.
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The regional setting for the series has proved to be beneficial for narrative and production purposes. It has been stated that in addition to $100,000 worth of support from the Regional Filming Fund, the regional setting delivers a unique authenticity to the series that it would otherwise lack.
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In 2017, Ian Collie departed Essential Media in order to establish his own production company, Easy Tiger Tiger, from which Doctor Doctor is currently produced under as of its second season. The company is majority owned by FremantleMedia.
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Due to the success of the first season, The Knight's home, which was filmed in an actual house, was recreated within a disused wing of the building used to film the hospital scenes from the second season onwards; this was due to limited space in the original home.
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Rodger Corser (Hugh Knight) & Nicole da Silva (Charlie) also worked together in Rush (2008) as Lawson Blake & Stella Dagostino respectively.
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Series 4 of the series would be released first in the UK in 2019 and was pushed forward to a 2020 release for Australian audiences as Channel 9 focused on the reboot of its other series 'Seachange' much to the annoyance of Australian viewers and fans.
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Spoilers 

The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

Ahead of Season 3, during a promo which screened in June 2018 on the Nine Network, it was revealed that the show would be losing a major character; in a spoiler, it was revealed to be Jim Knight. In May 2018, it was announced, that Steve Bisley would be return for the third season, however, he only appeared in the opening episode.
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