Friday, go!, 8.10pm, G (1995)
Old man Hogge tt had a farm (ee-aye-ee-aye-o) and on that farm he had a pig – named Babe. In a world where special effects wizardry means the animals talk, this hammy slice of Australianmade ingenuity tells the story of a disillusioned porker (voiced by Christine Cavanaugh) and his voyage of self-discovery. James Cromwell and Magda Szubanski are brilliant as the plucky pig’s adopted parents – aptly named the Hoggetts – and Hugo Weaving shows his diverse talents as the voice of wise sheepdog Rex. With seven Oscar nominations, including a win for visual effects, Babe brings home the bacon.