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After 37 years, the iconic Australian TV series Neighbors will air its last episode.
The soap has been viewed around the world and featured some of the entertainment’s biggest names, including Margot Robbie, Kylie Minogue, Russell Crowe and Guy Pearce, but none more loved than Dr Karl himself, Alan Fletcher.
Speaking to The Mirror, the actor revealed his emotions.
“It was very hard to fight back tears as we were saying the dialogue for what was going to be the last moments of the show,” he said.
“There were hundreds of people in the studio to watch that final piece of filming.
“We had some speeches, I said a few words.
“There were some tears. There were some celebrations.”
Any Neighbors fan will admit Dr Karl and his wife, Susan, felt like our own parents through their wholesome 30+ year marriage, so it’s only fitting we’re able to say goodbye with the man who brought us so many heart-warming moments.
Yes, Booking.com is offering a lucky VIP couple the chance to watch the finale of Neighbors with Dr Karl at at 28 Ramsay Street.
That’s when good (fans) become good friends
From Tuesday, July 12, at 11:00 am AEST, fans will be given the opportunity to book a two-night stay at the iconic cul de sac property for just $ 28, from Wednesday July 27 to Thursday, July 28.
This coincides with the airing of the special ninety-minute finale episode in Australia on Thursday, July 28, at 7.30pm on 10 and 10Peach.
This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity includes flights from home to Victoria, a premium car rental for three days, champagne on arrival, Neighbors memorabilia and of course, a backyard barbie and beers with Karl Kennedy, aka Alan Fletcher, before settling in to watch the Neighbors finale on a massive plasma screen TV.
Lucky winners will settle into the beloved red brick home with a private master suite, a contemporary kitchen, two living spaces and an outdoor entertaining area to reminisce on their favorite moments with Alan.
However, you will need to get in quick.
There is just one chance to experience this once-in-a-lifetime experience, offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
Alan says he had so many happy moments 28 Ramsay Street.
“So many happy home memories have been made here that will live on forever,” he said.
“Handing over the keys to this humble abode will be bittersweet, but I’m so pleased that new memories can now be made for lucky Neighbors fans, thanks to listing it on Booking.com.
“I’m so excited to be able to share this memorable piece of my time on the show with a fan and say goodbye to Dr Karl Kennedy by enjoying a classic Aussie barbecue and a beer.”
Love for Neighbors around the world
Since the announcement of Neighbors ending, tributes have been flooding in from fans around the world.
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“Is it true about neighbors coming to an end in Australia?” one fan wrote on Alan’s Instagram.
“God no !!! I’ve been watching the show since I was five years old; now my oldest son watches it!”
“I’m heartbroken. Neighbors are my escape,” another said.
“Gutted,” a third posted.
“Watched since I was a child. I can’t believe it’s coming to an end. This breaks my heart.”
Don’t miss the incredible opportunity to say goodbye to Ramsay St one last time.
To book this unforgettable stay on Ramsay Street using Booking.com, click through to the listing ‘Nostalgic Neighbors Finale Stay on Ramsay Street’ on Tuesday 12 July at 11:00 am AEST and book before another fan beats you to it.
Oh, and we recommend bringing tissues.
Lots of tissues.
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