Written by MonkeyInTheBath

Saturday, 3 September 2011

Crocodile Dundee the iconic Australian film star character could have been imagined very differently. For years, writers tried to combine the name of a reptile with a Scottish town to try to form a successful movie idea, but without success.

It was only in 1985 after years of trying that Bruce Brucington thought up the name "Crocodile Dundee", which led to a successful film series.

Now exclusively, we reveal the failed attempted names, which were considered too boring, too random, or just too weird to make into a film.

From a napkin found in a deserted film studio in Canberra, the alternative names for Crocodile Dundee are:

Alligator Dumbarton

Terrapin Peebles

Gecko Cumbernauld

Tortoise Auchtermuchty

Turtle Falkirk

The story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

Do you dream of being a comedy news writer? Click here to be a writer!





Mailing List

Get Spoof News in your email inbox!

Go to top
48 readers are online right now!
Globey, The Spoof's mascot

We use cookies to give you the best experience, this includes cookies from third party websites and advertisers.

Continue ? Find out more