Oom Kaspaas en Nefie

TV series, 1980-1981

The first local Afrikaans animated series, based on T.O. Honiball's comics about Oom Kaspaas' rather fanciful hunting adventures. Young Nefie is an eager listener, even if he doesn't always believe the tall tales. For the TV stories, the original scripts from the 1950s radio series were used.

Oom Kaspaas en Nefie

Production summary: 

Premiere date:

2 October 1980

Channel:

SABC-TV

Language:

Afrikaans

Genre:

Family comedy; Animation

Number of series:

1

Number of episodes:

13

Director:

Jan Horn

Writer:

T.O. Honiball

Based on:

Comics and radio stories by T.O. Honiball

Translation of title:

"Uncle Kaspaas and nephew"

Cast and Crew: 

Voice artistCharacter
Zack du PlessisOom Kaspaas
Henk HugoNefie

Episodes: 

Episode 1
Original air date: 2 October 1980

Episode 2
Original air date: 9 October 1980

Episode 3
Original air date: 16 October 1980

Episode 4: "Mol - Buffelvang"
Original air date: 23 October 1980

Oom Kaspaas catches a buffalo.

Episode 5: "'n Motorfiets na Piep"
Original air date: 30 October 1980

Oom Kaspaas brags about his skill on the motorbike.

Sources: 

  • Stella du Toit, Kyk uit na... Drie nuwe reekse. Radio TV Dagboek, 28 July-3 August 1980, p.10.
  • Susan Groenewald, Die Lente op TV. Radio en TV Dagboek, 29 September-5 October 1980, pp.22-25.