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mortified adj
1 suffering from tissue death [syn: gangrenous]
2 made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street"; "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work"; "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister" [syn: embarrassed, humiliated]mortify


1 practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
2 hold within limits and control; "subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh" [syn: subdue, cricify]
3 cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss" [syn: humiliate, chagrin, humble, abase]
4 undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed" [syn: necrose, gangrene, sphacelate] [also: mortified]mortified See mortify

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Mortified is an Australian Children’s television series, co-produced by the Australian Children's Television Foundation and Enjoy Entertainment for the Nine Network Australia, Disney Australia and the BBC. Debuting in 2006, it is a live action comedy-drama which includes surreal fantasy elements. It centres around Taylor Fry, an imaginative eleven year old girl.


Mortified was created by screenwriter and author Angela Webber. Series director is Pino Amenta. It consists of 26 24-minute episodes. The story follows black sheep Taylor frequently breaks the fourth wall and speaks directly to the audience. Her imagination causes inanimate objects to seemingly come to life.
The first season of Mortifed had a budget of AUS$9.3 million. It was shot entirely on location in Coolangatta on the Gold Coast while most of the school scenes were filmed at the local Palm Beach Currumbin State High School, starting on June 8, 2005. Mortified was launched in Cannes at MIPTV in April, 2006. It is screened by Channel Nine in Australia; its initial run started on June 30, 2006. In the UK it is screened by CBBC, and in Japan on NHK; the first episode aired on February 19, 2007. Mortified has been sold to Disney Channel Australia, Disney France, Disney Italy, Disney Latin america, Disney Brazil, Disney India, BBC Kids Canada, RTÉ Ireland in addition to broadcasters in Sweden, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Bangladesh, CIS, Argentina, Brazil, Spain and the Middle East.
  • Series Creator: Angela Webber
  • Executive Producers: Phillip Bowman, Jenny Buckland, Bernadette O'Mahony, Jo Horsburgh
  • Producers: Phillip Bowman, Bernadette O'Mahony
  • Writers: Angela Webber, Tim Gooding, Johanna Pigott, Steve Wright, Max Dann, Chris Anastassiades, Shirley Pierce, Adam Bowen, Helen McWhirter
  • Directors: Pino Amenta, Paul Moloney, Ian Gilmour, Michael Pattinson, Evan Clarry


Mortified has won numerous awards including: Titled Mortified: Volume 1, the 2-disc DVD has a running time of 299 minutes and includes the first 13 episodes. Mortified: Volume 2, a 2-disc DVD consisting of episodes 14-26 (running time of 312 minutes), was released on July 18, 2007.


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mortified in Spanish: ¿Por qué a mí?
mortified in French: Morte de honte !
mortified in Italian: Perché a me?
mortified in Portuguese: Mortified
mortified in Vietnamese: Xấu hổ (phim truyền hình)
mortified in Japanese: 気分はぐるぐる

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