A Country yokel trying to fit with the Sydney crowd.
“‘Ere shave my beard and whiskers off. I’ll be a man of mark. I’ll go and do the Sydney toff up home in ironbark” Cruelly victimised for his efforts when in the fourth stanza the barber played a joke on him, making him think his bloomin’ throat was cut.
Pike is a loner and he and his mate loonie want to break in with the surfy crowd (angelus crew) to achieve this they befriend a local seasoned guru who is respected by the crowd, but he is aloof and dismissive of the crowds.
Uses costume and lighting well to convey the concepts of belonging, with the people who belong to the world of ballroom dance are all dressed in in your face flashy glamorous clothes and make up and those who don’t belong have bad skin and bland boring unflattering clothes. And Scott’s dad Doug is always shown in the shadow and the background showing that he doesn’t belong.