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101. Who Needs Enemies


Jessica Reynolds.......Sonia Borg
Lillian Walker.......Judi Farr
Naomi Corbett.......Carol Ann Aylett
James Smith.......Gus Mercurio
Garth Walker.......Brian Moll
Victor Reynolds.......Patrick Edgeworth
Andrew Wilson.......Noel Browne

Script.......Phil Freedman
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......John Edwards
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: Blind barrister Jessica Reynolds is persecuted by an unknown intruder.

Airdate:
Melbourne 1/6/71
Sydney 1/6/71
Wollongong NSW 1/6/71
Orange NSW 1/7/71
Brisbane 15/7/71
Maryborough QLD 29/6/71
Toowoomba QLD 9/7/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 19/7/71
Tamworth NSW 3/2/72


 


Ep. 101: Gus Mercurio

102. The I.O.U.

Janet.......Cecily Polson
Lou Craig.......Bruce Barry
Mario.......Luigi Villani
Eddie (Leslie) Fleming.......Jack Perry
Katrina.......Jinx Huber
Stanley Craig.......Kevin Colebrook
Det. Pete Coates.......Bob Lee
Mrs. Lovett.......Nancye Stewart
Alison Scott.......Leila Hayes
Sid Kendall.......Danny O'Meara
Mrs. Fleming.......Babs Wheelton
Dave Hall.......Mav Chadban
Tom (fingerprint man).......Robert Schroeder
Victim.......Tom Travers
Phillips.......Michael Hyde

Script.......Charles Stamp
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Lynn Bayonas
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: An escaped convict goes into hiding in Yarra Central, holding a young girl as hostage.

Airdate:
Melbourne 8/6/71
Sydney 8/6/71
Wollongong NSW 8/6/71
Canberra 22/6/71
Newcastle NSW 22/6/71
Maryborough QLD 6/7/71
Orange NSW 8/7/71
Adelaide 13/7/71
Toowoomba QLD 16/7/71
Brisbane 22/7/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 26/7/71

 

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Ep. 102: Bruce Barry & Cecily Polson

102A. Conspiracy

Karen Cormack.......Yvonne Matthews
Eddie Parrish.......Ben Gabriel
Arthur Jones.......Stewart Ginn
Insp. Hogan.......Frank Wilson
John Wren.......Richard Meikle
Dave Parrish.......Mervyn Drake
.......Anne Charleston

Script.......Howard Griffiths

Synopsis: Det. Sgt. Vickers believes that Sen. Det. Banner's personal feelings may have impaired his judgement when Banner makes an all out effort to nail Eddie Parrish, a former policeman who has used his police know-how to muscle in on various rackets.

Notes: 90 minute episode. This is the only episode of Division 4 not released on DVD - it is believed that no copies exist.

Airdate:
Melbourne 20/4/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 26/4/71
Sydney 11/5/71
Wollongong NSW 11/5/71
Adelaide 14/5/71
Rockhampton QLD 14/9/71
Orange NSW 23/9/71

103. Who Cares?

Judy Winters.......Sue Walker
Jones.......Keith Eden
Joe Smith.......Reg Evans
Jenny Smith.......Marion Edwards
Edna Green.......Agnes Dobson
Dorothy Menta.......Barbara Brandon
Cemetery caretaker.......Roy Day
Fred.......Manuel Bugeja
Hippy girl.......Jane Clifton
Barman.......Les James
Tony.......Neville Penton
Louey.......Bob Karl
Albert Jones.......Tony Spragg

Script.......Luis Bayonas
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Andrew Swanson
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......John Edwards
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: The search for the missing son of an important local man reveals a strange psychotic personality.

Airdate:
Melbourne 22/6/71
Sydney 22/6/71
Wollongong NSW 22/6/71
Canberra 29/6/71
Newcastle NSW 29/6/71
Maryborough QLD 13/7/71
Orange NSW 15/7/71
Toowoomba QLD 23/7/71
Brisbane 29/7/71
Tamworth NSW 10/2/72

104. They Walk The Night

Sgt. Dave Jenkins.......Ken Goodlet
Jerry Thomson.......Gerard Maguire
David Brown.......Leon Gregory
Arthur Brown.......John Smythe
Mrs. James.......Sheila Florance
Mary Larkins.......Queenie Ashton
Judge.......Nigel Lovell
Miss Lloyd.......Sally Walker
Dr. Berman.......Anne Charleston
Mrs. Greer.......Vivean Gray
Sister Therese.......Esme Melville
Mrs. Brown.......Joy Corbett
June Shepherd.......Rosalind Hill
Drunk.......Keith Kaye
Larkins.......Richard Webb
Neighbour.......Val Jellay
Motorist.......John Russell
Motorbike cop.......Arthur Roberts

Script.......John Edwards
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Lynn Bayonas
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: Yarra Central police face a difficult task when the victim of a vicious assault is reluctant to give information against a gang of predators.

Notes: Frank Taylor does not appear in this episode. Ken Goodlet returns as Sgt. Dave Jenkins in ep. 110 'Handsome Harry' and ep. 121 'You Can't Trust Anybody'.

Airdate:
Melbourne 29/6/71
Sydney 29/6/71
Wollongong NSW 29/6/71
Canberra 6/7/71
Maryborough QLD 20/7/71
Orange NSW 22/7/71
Toowoomba QLD 30/7/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 2/8/71
Brisbane 5/8/71
Tamworth NSW 24/2/72

105. Bang Bang You're Dead

Martha Baldwin.......Sandy Gore
Jim Edwards.......Gus Mercurio
Journalist.......Barry Hill
Const. Grice.......Tony Shepp
Bill McKenna.......Martyn Sanderson
Gus Lopez.......Frank Hamilton
Harold Baldwin.......Michael Long
Garbo.......Hamish Hughes
Forensic Sergeant (John).......Mav Chadban
Reporter.......Peter Cavanagh
Neighbour.......Fred Ford
Mrs. Kemp.......Mary Marshall
Ernie McKenna.......John Williams

Script.......Luis Bayonas
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......John Edwards
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: A bomb explodes in Yarra Central. Suspicion narrows down to a maniac who has escaped from jail, a thief, and a layabout protester. All have reason to seek revenge against the police - especially Det. Banner.

Airdate:
Melbourne 6/7/71
Sydney 6/7/71
Wollongong NSW 6/7/71
Canberra 13/7/71
Maryborough QLD 27/7/71
Orange NSW 29/7/71
Toowoomba QLD 6/8/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 9/8/71
Brisbane 12/8/71
Tamworth NSW 2/3/72

 


Ep. 102A: Stewart Ginn & Anne Charleston

106. Be Good, Sweet Maid

Sue Weston.......Penne Hackforth-Jones
Rhonda Parry.......Carole Yelland
Max Anderson.......Gary Gray
Dr. Robert Whitfield.......Anthony Hawkins
Patricia Gallagher QC.......Neva Carr-Glyn
Ellen Anderson.......Hilda Scurr
Don Rigby.......Sean McEuan
Judge.......Arthur Barradell-Smith
Crown Prosecutor Ensleigh.......John Sidney
Chief Petty Officer Parry.......Max Murray
Court tipstaff.......Ray Angel
Abuser.......Raymond O'Reolly

Script.......Charles Stamp
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: A young university student reports to police that she has been raped. A young man is charged, then additional information and the probing by the man's defence counsel creates doubts as to the truth of her story. Policewoman Margaret Stewart finds a romantic interest in the police doctor, Robert Whitfield.

Airdate:
Melbourne 20/7/71
Sydney 20/7/71
Canberra 20/7/71
Newcastle NSW 20/7/71
Wollongong NSW 20/7/71
Maryborough QLD 3/8/71
Orange NSW 5/8/71
Toowoomba QLD 13/8/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 16/8/71
Brisbane 26/8/71
Tamworth NSW 9/3/72

107. No Short Cuts

Sen. Det. Barry Maguire.......Deryck Barnes
Ted Norton.......Gus Mercurio
White.......John Stanton
Donny Davis.......Graham Rouse
Raelene.......Meg Clancy
William 'Stevo' Stevens.......Danny Adcock
George Hardy.......Douglas Hedge
Sammy Judd.......Roy Lyons
Harrison.......Bill Bennett
Helen Maguire.......Phillipa Baker
Delivery man.......Bob Horsfall
Ma Davis.......Mary Marshall
Superintendent.......Reg Glanville

Script.......Monte Miller
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......John Edwards
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: An overworked detective, Barry Maguire, is transferred to Yarra Central on temporary duty and tries too hard to convict a criminal, with disastrous results.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 27/7/71
Sydney 27/7/71
Canberra 27/7/71
Newcastle NSW 27/7/71
Wollongong NSW 27/7/71
Maryborough QLD 10/8/71
Orange NSW 12/8/71
Toowoomba QLD 20/8/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 23/8/71
Brisbane 2/9/71
Tamworth NSW 30/3/72


Ep. 106: Penne Hackforth-Jones & Sean McEuan

108. Now One With The Bride

Helen Roche.......Judy Morris
Brian Cooper.......Bruce Barry
Roche Snr........Joe James
Martin Roche.......Gerard Maguire
Joan Marriott.......Bunney Brooke
Jean.......Leila Hayes
John Paxton.......Ken Barber
Holbrook.......Michael Howley
Mark Fiedler.......Mackie Smetana

Script.......Ted Roberts
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: A young man's bucks party is raided when the best man introduces a pornographic film to the festivities. When Yarra Central police investigate they uncover a world of vice and blackmail.

Airdate:
Melbourne 3/8/71
Sydney 3/8/71
Canberra 3/8/71
Wollongong NSW 3/8/71
Maryborough QLD 17/8/71
Orange NSW 19/8/71
Toowoomba QLD 27/8/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 30/8/71
Mt Gambier SA 6/9/71
Brisbane 9/9/71

109. Run For Cover

Barbara Bennett.......Jeanie Drynan
Leo Morrison.......John Norman
Shirley Wesley.......Julie Day
Morrison Snr.......Kenric Hudson
John Harding.......Gordon Piper
Mrs. Bennett.......Leila Blake
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Const. Tony Grice.......Tony Shepp
Fred Bennett.......Bill Bennett
Mrs. Wesley.......Mary Marshall
Truck driver.......David John
George Cook.......Jack Perry
Waitress.......Beverley Dunn
Businessman.......Michael McCarthy

Script.......Howard Griffiths
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: Leo Morrison escapes from prison to prevent his girlfriend marrying someone else, but his plans undergo a change when he picks up a girl hitch-hiker with decidedly unusual views.

Notes: First appearance by Peter Cavanagh in a support role as Const. Ray Preston.

Airdate:
Sydney 17/8/71
Melbourne 18/8/71
Rockhampton QLD 24/8/71
Maryborough QLD 31/8/71
Adelaide 7/9/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 13/9/71
Brisbane 16/9/71
Toowoomba QLD 17/9/71
Tamworth NSW 23/3/72


Ep. 108: Ken Barber & Judy Morris

110. Handsome Harry

Harry Tilden.......Noel Ferrier
Sgt. Dave Jenkins.......Ken Goodlet
Doctor.......Michael Duffield
Youth.......David Foster
Duckworth.......Denzil Howson
Julie.......Wendy Mead
Jack Doyle.......Brian Moll
Olive Tilden.......Doreen Warburton
Mrs. Glenwright.......Esme Melville
Diane Andrews.......Vivean Gray
Mrs. Burgess.......Hilda Scurr
Anne.......Isobel Harley
Fruiterer.......Manuel Bugeja
Landlord.......Ray Angel
Identikit man.......John Rogers

Script.......John Dingwall
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Script Editor.......John Edwards
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: Police investigate an attempted murder complaint and discover that a middle-aged veterinary surgeon has bigamously married several women.

Notes: Frank Taylor does not appear in this episode. Ken Goodlet reprises his role of Sgt. Dave Jenkins, first seen in ep. 104 'They Walk The Night'.

Airdate:
Melbourne 25/8/71
Sydney 25/8/71
Canberra 31/8/71
Wollongong NSW 31/8/71
Rockhampton QLD 7/9/71
Maryborough QLD 7/9/71
Brisbane 23/9/71
Toowoomba QLD 24/9/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 27/9/71
Tamworth NSW 6/4/72

 


Ep. 110: Manuel Bugeja & Noel Ferrier

111. One Small Step

Tom Blackett.......Graeme Blundell
Roy Blackett.......Vincent Gil
Jack Kelly.......Roly Barlee
Ern Blackett.......Tom Farley
Lew Fletcher.......Joe Hasham
Sammy Judd.......Roy Lyons
Mrs. Blackett.......Joan Letch
Terry Parkes.......John Smythe
Grandma Mills.......Neva Carr-Glyn
Son-in-law.......Jack Perry

Script.......Colin Eggleston
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......John Edwards
Producer.......Sonia Borg
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......John Edwards
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: A shop break-in interrupted by Const. Dwyer leads to a serious family altercation involving the police.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 1/9/71
Sydney 1/9/71
Ballarat VIC 7/9/71
Shepparton VIC 7/9/71
Orange NSW 16/9/71
Maryborough QLD 21/9/71
Brisbane 30/9/71
Toowoomba QLD 1/10/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 4/10/71
Tamworth NSW 20/4/72

112. Live Bait

WPC Diane Webster.......Rowena Wallace
Dr. Bob Whitfield.......Anthony Hawkins
Carol Gorman.......Alexandra Hynes
Clarry Whelan.......Syd Conabere
Jean Whelan.......Lesley Baker
Norman Elliott.......Ron Pinnell

Jack Baker.......Frank Hamilton
Oakley.......David John

French.......Roly Barlee
Mary McCulloch.......Louise Homfrey
Mrs. Gorman.......Christine Calcutt
William Clinton-Foster.......Roger Scales
John Rich.......Burt Cooper
Raymond Turner.......Raymond O'Reilly
Flasher.......Barry Hill

Script.......Monte Miller
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......John Edwards
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: As Yarra Central police tighten the net around a man wanted for savagely attacking several women, Policewomen Diane Webster and Margaret Stewart volunteer to act as 'live bait' to trap the man.

Notes: Anthony Hawkins appears again as police doctor Robert Whitfield, first seen in ep. 106 'Be Good, Sweet Maid'.

Airdate:
Melbourne 8/9/71
Traralgon VIC 8/9/71
Sydney 15/9/71
Newcastle NSW 15/9/71
Canberra 21/9/71
Wollongong NSW 21/9/71
Rockhampton QLD 21/9/71
Orange NSW 30/9/71
Maryborough QLD 5/10/71
Brisbane 7/10/71
Toowoomba QLD 15/10/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 18/10/71

 

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Ep. 111: Gerard Kennedy & Graeme Blundell

113. The War Is Over

Miss Evans.......Barbara Stephens
Tom Gordon.......Harry Lawrence
Bill Jenkins.......Gordon McDougall
Eileen Vickers.......Moya O'Sullivan
Ellen Henderson.......Marion Johns
Ship Captain.......Kurt Ludescher
Mrs. Stevens.......Margot Harper
Angela Brown.......Vikki Hammond
Roger Morris.......Peter Whittle
Const. Tony Grice.......Tony Shepp
Car rental girl.......Wendy Mead
Merv.......Timothy Bell
Punter.......William McClure

Script.......Barbara Desgrand
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......John Edwards
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: A writer of threatening letters, a standover merchant and the widow of an old wartime mate cause problems for Det. Sgt. Vickers.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 15/9/71
Sydney 22/9/71
Newcastle NSW 22/9/71
Canberra 28/9/71
Wollongong NSW 28/9/71
Rockhampton QLD 28/9/71
Orange NSW 7/10/71
Maryborough QLD 12/10/71
Toowoomba QLD 22/10/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 25/10/71

114. Jellyfingers

Charley Clarke.......Graham Rouse
Frank O'Brien.......Fred Betts
'Shifty' Baker.......Frank Hamilton
Amelia.......Jessica Noad
'Musso'.......Luigi Villani
Sammy Judd.......Roy Lyons
Car salesman.......Ken Snodgrass
Gordon King.......John Gould
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Smithy's mother.......Leila Hayes
Bob Jackson.......Ron Pinnell
Buster's mother.......Judy Johnston
Bert.......Warwick Randall
Timber yard manager.......Bill Tyrell
Warehouse manager.......Don Smibert
Buster.......Ronald Korosy
Smithy.......Darren Jones

Script.......Colin Eggleston
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: Charlie Clarke turns to safe blowing to raise money after having his marriage proposal refused by his lady friend. Matters become complicated when some explosives go missing.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 22/9/71
Sydney 29/9/71
Newcastle NSW 29/9/71
Canberra 5/10/71
Wollongong NSW 5/10/71
Rockhampton QLD 5/10/71
Orange NSW 14/10/71
Adelaide 19/10/71
Brisbane 28/10/71
Toowoomba QLD 29/10/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 1/11/71

115. There Goes The Neighbourhood

Karen Reid.......Carole Yelland
Stuart Sullivan.......Serge Lazareff
Jack Reid.......John Llewellyn
Lorna Reid.......Kay Eklund
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Sally.......Meg Clancy
Reg.......Jack Malcolm
Mrs. Carmichael.......Murielle Salter
Taylor.......Raymond O'Reilly
Ronnie Taylor.......Peter Fontana
'Comic Cuts'.......Gerald Fraser

Script.......Charles Stamp
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Ian Bennett
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: Attacks on women in a Yarra Central street upset neighbourhood relations, and the prime suspect is a man recently released from psychiatric care. Kevin Dwyer receives his long-awaited promotion to Senior Constable.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode. Policewoman Stewart's absence is explained by her being away on a holiday with police doctor Bob Whitfield. There is no producer credit on this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 29/9/71
Sydney 13/10/71
Newcastle NSW 13/10/71
Canberra 19/10/71
Wollongong NSW 19/10/71
Orange NSW 28/10/71
Maryborough QLD 2/11/71
Brisbane 3/11/71
Toowoomba QLD 12/11/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 15/11/71
Tamworth NSW 11/5/72

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Ep. 113: Gerard Kennedy, Harry Lawrence, Chuck Faulkner & Kurt Ludescher

116. Last Of The Independents

Patty Cooper.......Cecily Polson
Arthur Mitchell.......Stewart Ginn
Dave Brown.......Joe Hasham
Maurie Brown.......Max Osbiston
Edna Mitchell.......Bunney Brooke
George Evans.......Robert McDarra
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Neighbour.......Myrtle Wood
Man.......Frank Gow
Foreman.......Warwick Randall
Postman.......Jack Budden
Shopkeeper.......Ray Angel

Script.......Eddie Hepple
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Howard Griffiths

Synopsis: A family of criminals discover that Arthur Mitchell mints his own coins to supplement his pension. To muscle in on the racket, they kidnap his wife to force his co-operation.

Notes: Stewart Ginn's final television role.

Airdate:
Melbourne 6/10/71
Sydney 20/10/71
Newcastle NSW 20/10/71
Canberra 26/10/71
Wollongong NSW 26/10/71
Rockhampton QLD 26/10/71
Orange NSW 4/11/71
Maryborough QLD 9/11/71
Brisbane 11/11/71
Toowoomba QLD 19/11/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 22/11/71
Port Pirie SA 20/1/72


Ep. 116: Joe Hasham & Cecily Polson

117. Grub Stake

Isabelle Hughes.......Judy Jack
Theo Scott.......Max Meldrum
Eric.......John Armstrong
Hotel receptionist.......Helen O'Grady
Armstrong.......Alan Rowe
Clarence Hall.......Jon Finlayson
Alexander Ross.......Malcolm Phillips
Company squad detective.......Allan Stewart
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Whitley.......Reg Glanville
Fizz.......Ron Pinnell
Lewis.......Gerald Powderley
Fred Turner.......Pat Trevor
Tom.......John Russell

Script.......Everett De Roche
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Ian Bennett
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: Two amiable swindlers cause Yarra Central police chaos with a series of clever con tricks.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 13/10/71
Sydney 27/10/71
Canberra 2/11/71
Wollongong NSW 2/11/71
Rockhampton QLD 2/11/71
Adelaide 9/11/71
Orange NSW 11/11/71
Maryborough QLD 16/11/71
Brisbane 18/11/71
Toowoomba QLD 26/11/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 29/11/71

118. Bent Law

Bernie Lewis.......John Ewart
'Nipper' Cameron.......Danny Adcock
William Clarke.......Guy Le Claire
Jimmy Cameron.......Ian Smith
Judy Harrison.......Helen O'Grady
Joe (barman).......Danny O'Meara
Woods.......Warwick Randall
Mrs. Wilson.......Gwynneth Hughes
Mechanic.......Herbert Payne
Mrs. Welsh.......Murielle Salter
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Bloke at wharf.......Vernon Weaver

Script.......Monte Miller
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......John Edwards
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: Det. Peters is having some personal problems due to his impending divorce, and the Yarra Central police have to investigate an allegation that he is being bribed.

Airdate:
Melbourne 20/10/71
Sydney 3/11/71
Canberra 9/11/71
Wollongong NSW 9/11/71
Rockhampton QLD 9/11/71
Orange NSW 18/11/71
Maryborough QLD 23/11/71
Toowoomba QLD 3/12/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 6/12/71

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Ep. 117: Max Meldrum & Judy Jack

119. You Couldn't Meet A Nicer Bloke Than Denis When He's Sober

Ann Marshall.......Rowena Wallace
Denis Marshall.......Richard Meikle
Old drunk.......Kenric Hudson
Paul.......Clive Hearne
Car yard proprietor.......Roly Barlee
Hardy.......Michael McCarthy
Michael Young.......Ernie Gray
Barman.......Jeffrey Booth
Plumber.......Danny O'Meara
Scobie Hamblin.......Ian MacLaren
Mrs. Elliott.......Esme Melville
Mr. Elliott.......Billy Kaye
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Girl in car.......Joanne Barrett

Script.......John Dingwall
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Andrew Swanson
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: Det. Peters, concerned about his divorce, decides to resign from the force. He then meets up with Denis Marshall, an alcoholic whose own marriage is threatened. Peters tries to help Denis, and discovers his own domestic situation is not as bad as he thought.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 27/10/71
Sydney 10/11/71
Newcastle NSW 10/11/71
Canberra 16/11/71
Wollongong NSW 16/11/71
Rockhampton QLD 16/11/71
Orange NSW 25/11/71
Toowoomba QLD 10/12/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 13/12/71

 


Ep. 119: Rowena Wallace

120. Small Fry

Jean Turner.......Vivienne Benson-Young
Carol Hayes.......Barbara West
Mike Turner.......Gerard Maguire
Reg Gibson.......Bryon Williams
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Ronnie Turner.......John Williams
Mrs. Clark.......Nanette Goode
Jack Woods.......John Craig
Mason.......Gerald Powderley
Constable.......Wally Pratt
Mrs. Wright.......Patricia McLean

Script.......Sonia Borg
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Paul Jansen
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Phil Freedman
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: Carol Hayes is prepared to break the law in order to keep 7-year-old Ronnie whom she has been caring for. The child belongs to the Turners, and Jean Turner wants him back because her husband Mike is being released from jail.

Notes: Terence Donovan does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 3/11/71
Sydney 17/11/71
Canberra 23/11/71
Toowoomba QLD 17/12/71
Brisbane 3/8/72

121. You Can't Trust Anybody

Bill Anderson.......Don Barker
Insp. Hogan.......Frank Wilson
Carol Foster.......Patsy King
David Clarke.......Terence Cooper
Sgt. Dave Jenkins.......Ken Goodlet
Eddie Bailey.......Brian Moll
Joe White.......Gerald Fraser
Charles Dennison.......Alexander Archdale
George Dennison.......Paul O'Loughlin
Jo-Anne Bailey.......Bettine Kauffman
Joe King.......Douglas Kelly
Forensic man.......Robert Schroeder
Fred Graham.......Clive Birchmore
Lewis.......Jack Malcolm

Script.......James East
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Paul Jansen
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: A series of expert safe breakings leads the Yarra Central detectives into an industrial espionage plot.

Notes: Patricia Smith and Frank Taylor do not appear in this episode. Ken Goodlet reprises his role of Sgt. Dave Jenkins, previously seen in ep. 104 'They Walk The Night' and ep. 110 'Handsome Harry'.

Airdate:
Melbourne 10/11/71
Newcastle NSW 24/11/71
Maryborough QLD 14/12/71
Sydney 9/2/72
Wollongong NSW 9/2/72
Adelaide 15/2/72
Brisbane 24/2/72
Toowoomba QLD 21/4/72

122. Collision

Sue Brent.......Joanne Kloster
Dinah Craig.......Sandra McGregor
Greg Hyman.......Bryon Williams
Billy Richards.......Harry Lawrence
Eddie Walsh.......Roger Ward
Jean Macleod.......Franki Stuart
Rod Deakin.......Leon Gregory
Liz Richards.......Lenore Somerset
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Old bloke.......Keith Kaye
Millie Davidson.......Vicki Windholz
Mrs. Hyman.......Marie Williams
Police doctor.......Dennis Pryor
Boy.......John Williams
Les Baker.......Peter Williamson

Script.......Howard Griffiths
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......David Pulbrook
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Assistant Film Director.......Rod Hardy
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: Sgt. Scotty Macleod is looking forward to Christmas until he encounters a drunk-driving accident for which he feels partly to blame.

Airdate:
Melbourne 17/11/71
Wollongong NSW 23/11/71
Rockhampton QLD 23/11/71
Orange NSW 2/12/71
Sydney 8/12/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 20/12/71
Brisbane 17/2/72
Canberra 18/4/72
Tamworth NSW 10/2/73

 


Ep. 120: Vivienne Benson-Young & Gerard Maguire

123. The Clean Skins

Max Williams.......Harold Hopkins
Barry Phillips.......Alfred Sandor
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Estelle Phillips.......Anne Charleston
Carter.......Maurie Fields
Smith.......Ian Smith
Mrs. Turner.......Joan Letch
Harris.......Fred Ford
Mrs. Harris.......Agnes Dobson
Tow truck driver.......Ken Snodgrass
Wayne.......Lindsay Edwards
Brian Turner.......Allan Large

Script.......Phil Freedman
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Ian Bennett
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: While investigating the background of a young man involved in a car crash, Det. Banner comes across clues indicating that he was involved in an illegal racket.

Airdate:
Melbourne 19/1/72
Sydney 16/2/72
Wollongong NSW 16/2/72
Brisbane 2/3/72
Newcastle NSW 8/3/72
Toowoomba QLD 5/5/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 15/5/72

 

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Ep. 123: Alfred Sandor & Harold Hopkins

124. No Hard Feelings

Kay.......Penny Ramsey
Const. George Bell.......Ross Thompson
Jack Wilson.......Gus Mercurio
Alby.......John Ewart
Veronica Wilson.......Janne Coghlan
Charlie Mason.......Les Berryman
Cliff Young.......Ted Wumkes
Woman.......Phyllis O'Brien

Script.......Enid Johns
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Paul Jansen
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: Const. George Bell returns to Yarra Central for another spell of temporary duty, and once again his enthusiasm and eagerness turns the station upside down.

Notes: Features the return of Const. George Bell, who first appeared in ep. 76 'The Recruit'.
Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 26/1/72
Sydney 23/2/72
Wollongong NSW 23/2/72
Brisbane 9/3/72
Maryborough QLD 9/5/72
Toowoomba QLD 12/5/72
Tamworth NSW 24/2/73

 

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Ep. 124: Penny Ramsey

125. A Continental Gentleman

Woodsie.......Danny Adcock
Anton Horvarth.......Michael Duffield
Tom.......Bill Pearson
Timothy Higgins.......Bruce Spence
Mrs. McDougal.......Esme Melville
Shop assistant.......Lyn Gough
Katie.......Karen Murphy
Herbert Craig.......Roly Barlee
Ron.......Les James
Sarah.......Marie Redshaw
Ship Captain.......James Robertson

Script.......Luis Bayonas
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Paul Jansen
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: A European paymaster is implicated in a payroll robbery, with tragic results. The Yarra Central police find that prejudice against immigrants in the district can affect their investigations.

Notes: A script credit does not appear on the episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 2/2/72
Sydney 1/3/72
Wollongong NSW 1/3/72
Orange NSW 18/5/72
Toowoomba QLD 19/5/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 29/5/72
Mt Gambier SA 12/6/72
Tamworth NSW 3/3/73

 

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Ep. 125: Karen Murphy & Marie Redshaw

126. Once Bitten

Val O'Brien.......Fay Kelton
Rod Jackson.......John Bonney
Jim O'Brien.......Guy Le Claire
Wilson.......Maurie Fields
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Publican.......Alan Rowe
Drunk.......Keith Kaye
Tram conductor.......Les James
Tram passenger.......Nanette Goode
Constable (Cliff).......George Cunningham
Parole officer.......John Blackall
Girl.......Laura Gabriel

Script.......George Mallaby
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Ian Bennett
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: Jim O'Brien is released on parole after serving 18 months of a long jail term. His homecoming is marred by treachery and a faithless wife.

Notes: Although written by George Mallaby, the script is credited to Ruth Bass (George Mallaby's then wife). Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 9/2/72
Sydney 8/3/72
Wollongong NSW 8/3/72
Brisbane 23/3/72
Newcastle NSW 29/3/72
Canberra 16/5/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 5/6/72
Tamworth NSW 10/3/73

 


Ep. 126: Nanette Goode & Guy Le Claire

127. Pigs Is Pigs

Iggy.......Serge Lazareff
Eddy Marshall.......John Derum
'Mud'.......Joe Hasham
Const. Ernie White.......Stuart Finch
Kate 'Porky' Robinson.......Bunney Brooke
Health Inspector.......Denzil Howson
Ben.......Roy Day
Youth 1.......George Spartels
Youth 2.......Timothy Bell
Girl.......Tamara Factor
Bill.......Frank Van
Morris.......Don Vincent
Pedestrian.......John Capewell

Script.......Everett de Roche
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......David Pulbrook
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Assistant Film Director.......Rod Hardy
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: Constable Dwyer attempts to establish a youth club for delinquent kids, and becomes involved with the theft of some power tools, a cop with a chip on his shoulder, and a tough old matriarch named Porky.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 16/2/72
Brisbane 6/4/72
Maryborough QLD 30/5/72
Orange NSW 1/6/72
Toowoomba QLD 2/6/72

 

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Ep. 127: Joe Hasham, Bunney Brooke & Serge Lazareff

 

128. The Man Who Dug His Own Grave

Sammy Goodall.......Ken Goodlet
Chas Ross.......Brian Wenzel
Bruce 'Hammer' Hamilton.......Roger Ward
Lennie Parker.......Kevin Leslie
Maisie Goodall.......Charmion Jacka
Franklin.......John Frawley
Miller.......Terry Gill
Det. Jack 'Sunshine' Smith.......John Proper
VKC operator.......Ian Crawford
Book salesman.......John Gould
Maisie's friend.......Joan Letch
Detective 1.......Arthur Roberts
Detective 2.......Bruce Barnes
Detective 3.......Max Reid
Detective 4.......Jim Gleason
Detective 5.......Frank Spencer

Script.......John Dingwall
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Simon Wincer
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......Ron Neate
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: Police informer Sammy Goodall finds his life is threatened by criminal associates in the Melbourne underworld.

Airdate:
Melbourne 23/2/72
Sydney 5/4/72
Wollongong NSW 5/4/72
Brisbane 20/4/72
Canberra 30/5/72
Maryborough QLD 6/6/72
Toowoomba QLD 9/6/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 19/6/72

129. To Bribe Or Twist

Gwen.......Penne Hackforth-Jones
Jim Davies.......Keith Eden
Ted Johnson.......Ken James
Anderson.......Kenric Hudson
Brenda Davies.......Joan Bruce
Bruce Davies.......David Foster
Magistrate.......Arthur Barradell-Smith
Editor.......Ken Fraser
Annie Campbell.......Gwyneth Hughes
Lawyer.......Bill Bennett
Minister.......Ormonde Douglas
Store detective.......Alan Stewart
Mrs. Anderson.......Elizabeth Conabere
Clerk of courts.......Bruce Beck

Script.......Barbara Desgrand
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......David Pulbrook
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: The local newspaper and the Yarra Central police become involved when a wealthy woman, the wife of a successful business man, steals jewellery from a shop.

Airdate:
Melbourne 1/3/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 26/6/72
Mt Gambier SA 18/9/72

130. The Warder

Barby Ryan.......Lynn Rainbow
Miles Duncan.......Slim deGrey
Reuben Mitchell.......Paul Karo
Mrs. Mitchell.......Sheila Florance
Leila Duncan.......Judy Champ
Police doctor.......Roly Barlee
Arnold.......Jack Perry
Photographic expert.......Denzil Howson
'Twitchy'.......Raymond O'Reilly
Old bag.......Christine Calcutt

Script.......Charles Stamp
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......David Pulbrook
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Assistant Film Director.......Rod Hardy
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: A prison officer is reported missing. He is later found unconscious but unharmed, and police investigate a possible case of revenge or blackmail by ex-prisoners.

Airdate:
Melbourne 8/3/72
Sydney 19/4/72
Wollongong NSW 19/4/72
Brisbane 4/5/72
Maryborough QLD 20/6/72
Toowoomba QLD 23/6/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 3/7/72

131. Man's Only A Battler

Joanne Ward.......Barbara Stephens
Kevin 'Knuckles' O'Brien.......John Stanton
Barry Ward.......Joe Hasham
Charlie Ross.......Ron Roberts
Kaye Brooks.......Trudy Simms
'Blue' Kelly.......Douglas Kelly
Bill.......Hu Pryce
Dent.......Roy Baldwin
Foreman.......Jack Budden
Truck driver.......Gavin Arden
Van driver.......Byron Porter

Script.......Charles Stamp & Monte Miller
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Simon Wincer
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......Ron Neate
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: Constable Dwyer orders Barry Ward, a young owner-driver, to have his truck made roadworthy within five days. But when Barry finds he cannot pay for the repairs he is drawn into crime.

Airdate:
Melbourne 22/3/72
Brisbane 11/5/72
Newcastle NSW 17/5/72
Ballarat VIC 13/6/72
Maryborough QLD 27/6/72
Toowoomba QLD 30/6/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 10/7/72
Broken Hill NSW 21/9/72

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Ep. 128: Ken Goodlet

132. Plain Rosy

Rosemary Turner.......Carole Yelland
Tom Evans.......Rod Mullinar
Sidney Pink.......Bill Hunter
Marion Pink.......Kay Eklund
Shop assistant.......Karen Murphy
Tony Jackson.......Keith Reid
Mrs. Meyer.......Barbara Brandon

Script.......Luis Bayonas
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Simon Wincer
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......Ron Neate
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: Yarra Central police investigate some burglaries and come to a surprising result. The case involves a plain-looking girl and a heartless petty criminal.

Airdate:
Melbourne 29/3/72
Shepparton VIC 13/6/72
Albury NSW 13/6/72
Maryborough QLD 4/7/72
Toowoomba QLD 7/7/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 17/7/72
Port Pirie SA 21/9/72

133. Dad

Sally Young.......Vivienne Benson-Young
Thomas 'Dad' Mitchell.......Gerry Duggan
Mrs. Evans.......Neva Carr-Glyn
Johnny Hall.......Patrick Edgeworth
Jenny Dickson.......Christine Howard
Max Wood.......Robert Essex
Bentley.......John Bowman
Hyland.......Bill Bennett
Rene Adams.......Joan Letch
Taylor.......Manuel Bugeja
Bernie Wright.......Richard Askew
Customer.......Hazel Campbell
Kerr.......Robert Rice
Woman.......Hannah Govan

Script.......Monte Miller
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......David Pulbrook
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: Yarra Central police are searching for Sally Young, a prisoner from Fairlea Women's Prison, who has escaped from Policewoman Stewart. An aggressive old man who lives near the police station knows more than he has told them.

Airdate:
Melbourne 12/4/72
Sydney 17/5/72
Wollongong NSW 17/5/72
Brisbane 1/6/72
Maryborough QLD 11/7/72
Toowoomba QLD 14/7/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 24/7/72


Ep. 132: Carole Yelland & Rod Mullinar

134. A Place Of My Own

Evie Morris.......Judy Morris
Marie Morris.......Elisabeth Crosby
Colleen Young.......Judy Jack
Allan Williams.......Terry Gill
George Morris.......Tom Oliver
Joyce Green.......Gloria Hamilton
Sally.......Deidre Lassau
Fred Evans.......Jack Perry
Thompson.......Arthur Barradell-Smith
Roberts.......Don Vincent
Peggy Evans.......Marguerite Lofthouse

Script.......J.M. Copeland
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Simon Wincer
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Assistant Film Director.......Rod Hardy
Script Editor.......Howard Griffiths

Synopsis: Evie Morris is a housewife who turns to prostitution to provide a better home for her family.

Airdate:
Melbourne 19/4/72
Sydney 24/5/72
Brisbane 8/6/72
Maryborough QLD 25/7/72
Toowoomba QLD 28/7/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 31/7/72
Port Pirie SA 5/10/72

 

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Ep. 134: Judy Morris & Gloria Hamilton

135. Rogues' Gallery

Lettie Ward.......Jeanie Drynan
'Pup'.......Dina Mann
Eric 'Doc' Mason.......Norman Kaye
Murray.......Colin McEwan
Will Robinson.......Joe Hasham
Wilson.......Peter Reynolds
Billy.......Ron Shand
Finlay.......Ken Fraser
Mrs. Millard.......Georgie Sterling
Carter.......Bill Bennett
Attendant.......John Gould
Reporter.......Justin Shortall

Script.......Ted Roberts
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......David Pulbrook
Assistant Producer.......Ron Neate
Assistant Film Director.......Rod Hardy
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: A series of baffling robberies from art galleries plague the Yarra Central police. Matters become complicated when it is realised there is more than one group responsible.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode. There is no script or producer credit on the episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 26/4/72
Sydney 31/5/72
Wollongong NSW 31/5/72
Adelaide 6/6/72
Maryborough QLD 18/7/72
Toowoomba QLD 21/7/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 7/8/72

 

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Ep. 135: Jeanie Drynan

136. I'm Going To Smash Something Every Day

Judy Parker.......Joanne Kloster
Neville Jenkins.......John Smythe
Sheila Harris.......Ruth Cracknell
Novak.......Louis Wishart
Morgan.......Denzil Howson
Cheryl.......Leila Blake
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Car owner.......Jack Perry
Mrs. Jenkins.......Kay Taylor
Repossession man.......Stephen Overall
Milkman.......Keith Lawrence
Boy.......Adam Smibert

Script.......Colin Eggleston
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Simon Wincer
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......Ron Neate
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: Yarra Central police have a hard time truing to find Neville, a mentally disturbed youth who smashes things when people upset him.

Airdate:
Melbourne 3/5/72
Brisbane 22/6/72
Maryborough QLD 1/8/72
Toowoomba QLD 4/8/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 14/8/72

 


Ep. 136: John Smythe & Joanne Kloster

137. You Think You've Got Troubles

Julietta Bianchi.......Elli Maclure
Rhoda O'Brien.......Cecily Polson
Vito Costa.......John Norman
Billy King.......Graham Rouse
Poppa Bianchi.......Tom Farley
Mrs. Costa.......Natalie Raine
Arnold.......Tom Lake
Loan shark.......Kurt Beimel
Perce Walsh.......Ron Pinnell
Neighbour.......Judy Johnson
Tom.......Hugh Henshaw
Mason.......Ray Fellows
Mrs. Richards.......Judy Bierwirth

Script.......J.M. Copeland
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Simon Wincer
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Assistant Film Director.......Rod Hardy
Script Editor.......Howard Griffiths

Synopsis: Yarra Central police have their hands full when an Italian ex-safebreaker is forced back into crime.

Airdate:
Melbourne 17/5/72
Brisbane 6/7/72
Maryborough QLD 8/8/72
Toowoomba QLD 11/8/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 21/8/72

138. Finder's Keepers

Gina Villani.......Sally Conabere
Chopper Hughes.......Michael Aitkens
Tony Wright.......Vincent Gil
Insp. Hogan.......Frank Wilson
Proctor.......Bruce Kerr
Charley Taylor.......Noel Browne
Milne.......Roy Day
Fred Johnson.......Bob Horsfall
Greg Watkins.......Robert Schroeder
Harry.......Gerald Fraser
Foreman.......Neville Thurgood
Mrs. Villani.......Sheila Kennelly
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Mrs. Thomas.......Charmian Jacka
Mrs. Fletcher.......Pauline Charleston
Peter Fletcher.......Francis Paul
David Fletcher.......Roger Paul

Script.......Monte Miller
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Simon Wincer
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: Yarra Central police make a concerted effort to find several unknown people who have picked up packages containing a highly dangerous chemical.

Airdate:
Melbourne 24/5/72
Brisbane 13/7/72
Maryborough QLD 15/8/72
Toowoomba QLD 18/8/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 28/8/72

139. Butcher, Baker, Troublemaker

Edgar Jones.......Redmond Philips
Stuart 'Spike' Anderson.......Ron Roberts
Freddie Cameron.......Al Thomas
Les Mitchell.......Tom Farley
Martin 'Snowy' White.......John Armstrong
Wilma Lee.......Joy Mitchell
Dr. Young.......Norman Kaye
'Rabbit'.......Ron Shand
Margaret Lee.......Jacqui Gordon
Fr. O'Brien.......Bob Horsfall
Barman.......Tom Travers
Brian Lee.......Johnny Williams
Chauffer.......Howard Parkinson
Mrs. Matthews.......Eve Godley
Newsboy.......Wayne Latimer

Script.......Everett De Roche
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......David Pulbrook
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......Ron Neate
Assistant Film Director.......Rod Hardy
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: A drunken group of elderly men get together for a surf life-saving club reunion. The party goes sour when one of the old men suddenly drops dead. Rather than report it to the police, they decide to bury their friend in the backyard.

Airdate:
Melbourne 31/5/72
Adelaide 27/6/72
Sydney 5/7/72
Brisbane 20/7/72
Maryborough QLD 22/8/72
Mt Gambier SA 18/9/72
Tamworth NSW 21/10/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 4/12/72

 

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Ep. 137: Natalie Raine, Elli Maclure & Patricia Smith

140. Herbie

Jill.......Barbara Stephens
Gloria.......Yvonne Mathews
Herbie Pike.......Brian Moll
Insp. Hogan.......Frank Wilson
Richard Barry.......Jon Finlayson
Stiles.......Tony Bazell
'Gunna' McCarthy.......Ian Smith
Jeff.......Paul Young
Alice Pike.......Hilda Scurr
Rogers.......Ken Snodgrass

Drunk.......David Ravenswood

Lady Fenton.......Isobel Harley
Stan McBride.......Max Fairchild
Security guard 1.......Mike Jacopson
Security guard 2.......Fred Clark
Security guard 3.......Edward Mooney
Anderson.......Dennis Price

Script.......John Kelly
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......David Pulbrook
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......Ron Neate
Assistant Film Director.......Rod Hardy
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: Herbie Pike is a balding, middle-aged company clerk who has lived his life by the clock with only dreams of making a lot of money. Suddenly he breaks into crime in a very big way.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 7/6/72
Brisbane 27/7/72
Maryborough QLD 29/8/72
Orange NSW 31/8/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 11/12/72

141. You Can't Win 'Em All

Jenny West.......Lynn Rainbow
Lynne Clark.......Judy Morris
Robert Hill.......Tom Oliver
Harry Brown.......Roly Barlee
John Taylor.......Kevin Leslie
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Norm Wilson.......Kevin Howard
Mrs. Brown.......Dorothy Bradley
Chapman.......Les James
David Brown.......Johnny Williams
Mrs. Ross.......Marnie Randall

Script.......Enid Johns
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......David Pulbrook
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Script Editor.......Phil Freedman

Synopsis: When Det. Sgt. Vickers's niece comes to visit, Det. Peters takes her out and on one of these occasions his car is stolen. Meanwhile, Yarra Central police are kept busy with a series of vicious assaults and robberies.

Airdate:
Melbourne 21/6/72
Brisbane 10/8/72
Maryborough QLD 5/9/72
Toowoomba QLD 8/9/72
Port Pirie SA 23/11/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 18/12/72

142. The Electro-Static Organ Revitaliser

Albert Reading.......Syd Conabere
Mary King.......Kay Taylor
Jean Macleod.......Franki Stuart
Elizabeth King.......Queenie Ashton
Fred Miller.......Ron Shand
Thelma Reading.......Charmion Jacka
Dr. Miller.......John Gould
Dr. Harris.......Geoffrey Stewart
May Miller.......Louise Homfray
Technician.......Robert Lever
Nurse.......Judith Kuring
Salesgirl.......Kristine Kaman

Script.......John Dingwall
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Simon Wincer
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Film Director.......Rod Hardy
Script Editor.......Moya Wood

Synopsis: Sgt. Macleod's wife becomes involved with a woman who has invented a machine which supposedly cures physical illnesses.

Notes: There is no script credit on the episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 28/6/72
Sydney 2/8/72
Brisbane 17/8/72
Toowoomba QLD 15/9/72
Tamworth NSW 11/11/72

143. A Nice Safe Job

Clyde Ward.......Don Barkham
Barney Ward.......Keith Lee
Alex Jones.......John Stanton
Sheila Garland.......Jacqueline Kott
Phillip Ryan.......Bruce Kerr
Lewis.......Simon Chilvers
Kelly.......Roly Barlee
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Irana.......Nina Gregory
Jack Matheson.......Denis Pryor
Thug.......Bill Tyrell

Script.......Everett De Roche
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......David Pulbrook
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: When top safe-cracker Barney 'Houdini' Ward gets out of Pentridge, his brother Clyde enlists his help to rob $100,000 in diamonds. Barney soon finds there is more to this 'nice safe job' than he was led to believe, and he implements a clever scheme to thwart a criminal organisation led by a vicious Goldfinger-type woman.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 5/7/72
Newcastle NSW 29/8/72
Maryborough QLD 19/9/72
Toowoomba QLD 22/9/72
Tamworth NSW 18/11/72

144. A Waste Of Time

Arthur Morrison.......Keith Eden
Henry Roberts.......Willie Fennell
Chaplain.......John Trenaman
Robinson.......Max Osbiston
George.......John Armstrong
Sammy Judd.......Roy Lyons
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Pub customer 1.......Ian Smith
Pub customer 2.......John Orcsik
Foreman.......Ken Snodgrass
Hawker.......Ron Pinnell
Construction worker.......John Proper
John Taylor.......John Preston
Stella McQueen.......Myrtle Woods
Bill.......Denis Price
Old man.......Fred Ford
Mabel.......Christine Calcutt

Script.......Colin Eggleston
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Colin Eggleston
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: An habitual criminal, thinking that his son will help him to reform, asks Sen. Det. Banner for help in locating him.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 12/7/72
Sydney 16/8/72
Brisbane 31/8/72
Toowoomba QLD 29/9/72

 

145. All Women Are Liars

Donald West.......Gerard Maguire
Alec Morris.......Jack Allan
Irene West.......Patsy Blucher
Annie Morris.......Dawn Lake
Leo Brown.......Ray Hartley
Alison Shaw.......Berys Marsh
Matt Riley.......Noel Browne
Mrs. Collins.......Judy Johnston
Frances Johnson.......Jenny Claire
Mary Phillips.......Sally Walker
Motorist.......Wendy Gilmore
Tony Kendall.......Mark Albiston
Dr. Grey.......Christopher Pearl
Canteen manager.......Danny O'Meara
Neighbour.......Alma Kent

Script.......Fred Parsons
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Edward Rochelle-Thomas
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: Yarra Central police are faced with a series of crimes committed against women. Their investigations lead to a man who had been undergoing psychiatric treatment and whose wife divorced him, and who is seeking retribution against other women who have divorced their husbands.

Airdate:
Melbourne 19/7/72
Sydney 23/8/72
Brisbane 7/9/72
Maryborough QLD 3/10/72
Toowoomba QLD 6/10/72
Tamworth NSW 9/12/72

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Ep. 145: Dawn Lake & Wendy Gilmore

146. Cry Of Vengeance

Teresa Reid.......Kirsty Child
Roy Adams.......Nick Tate
Sharon Beckett.......Cindy Wright
Brian Adams.......Peter Corbett
'Zac' Davies.......Keith Kaye
Gino Napoli.......George Spartels
Eddy King.......Bill Pearson
Vince Miller.......Gary Down
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Mrs. Hill.......Rosie Sturgess
Hill.......Jack Perry
King.......Les James
Publican.......Telford Jackson
Doctor.......Arnold Riches

Script.......Neil Atkinson
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Simon Wincer
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: When an army conscript returns home on leave to find his fiancée bashed and raped, it appears that his drunken brother could somehow be involved.

Airdate:
Melbourne 2/8/72
Brisbane 21/9/72
Maryborough QLD 10/10/72
Toowoomba QLD 13/10/72

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Ep. 146: Cindy Wright

147. Only A Twenty-Two

Nancy.......Elli Maclure
Linda Brown.......Joanne Kloster
Joe Allen.......Ben Gabriel
'Chewy' Elliott.......Graham Rouse
Hayes.......Terry Gill
John Lane.......Tony Bazell
Harry.......Jay Bland
Mrs. Allen.......Sheila Kennelly
Jimmy Murray.......Peter Berg
George.......Manuel Bugeja
Miss Hobbs.......Leila Hayes
Gunshop attendant.......Bruce Kilpatrick
Whitey.......Dennis Price
Mrs. Bell.......Penelope Shelton
Constable (Bob).......Paul Glen
Andrew Lane.......Roger Paul

Script.......Monte Miller
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Simon Wincer
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: Armed hold-ups, housebreakings, a domestic dispute and illegal use of guns cause the Yarra central police to experience a bad weekend with firearms.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 9/8/72
Brisbane 28/9/72
Maryborough QLD 17/10/72
Toowoomba QLD 20/10/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 29/1/73

148. Come The Revolution

Cindy Thompson.......Jeanie Drynan
Cliff Wood.......Reg Gorman
Hugh MacDonald.......Fred Betts
Const. Grice.......Tony Shepp
Joyce Slater.......Elaine Cusick
Michael Slater.......Johnny Williams
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Joe Ellis.......George Cunningham
Jimmy Ellis.......Vince Martin
Ben Slater.......Danny O'Meara
Supermarket manager.......Jeffrey Booth
Heckler.......Peter Berg
Heckler's girlfriend.......Suzy Gashler

Script.......Howard Griffiths
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Simon Wincer
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: An idealistic Scottish locksmith, who has been a communist all his life, resorts to crime when he becomes involved with Cliff Wood, an habitual criminal, to raise funds to go to Moscow.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode. Final appearance by Tony Shepp in the support role as Const. Grice.

Airdate:
Melbourne 16/8/72
Brisbane 5/10/72
Maryborough QLD 24/10/72

Toowoomba QLD 27/10/72

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Ep. 147: Joanne Kloster

149. For The Love Of Money

George Wilson.......Brian Wenzel
Ted Mitchell.......Stuart Finch
Janet Walker.......Elspeth Ballantyne
Joan Wilson.......Marie Redshaw
Bruce Walker.......Earl Francis
Paul Anderson.......Jeffrey Hodgson
Max Turner.......John Smythe
Ron Jones.......Gary Down
Roberts.......Malcolm Phillips
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Clem Watson.......Richard Askew
Tracie Walker.......Jacqui Gordon

Script.......Gwenda Marsh
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Igor Auzins
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: During a series of house breakings, a bank manager is bashed when his home is broken into and his bank keys are stolen.

Notes: In line with changes in the Victoria Police force, members of the Yarra Central team were assigned new ranks. Of particular note was Banner's promotion to Detective Sergeant, while Vickers was bumped up to the new rank of Detective Senior Sergeant. This was accomplished without any fanfare at all - in ep. 148 Banner was a Senior Detective, in ep. 149 he was suddenly a Detective Sergeant.

Airdate:
Melbourne 23/8/72
Brisbane 12/10/72
Coffs Harbour NSW 12/2/73
Tamworth NSW 17/3/73


150. One More War

Sue Miller.......Olivia Hamnett
Bruce Miller.......Ewan Solon
Joe Kennedy.......Max Cullen
Mick Davis.......Leon Gregory
Horrie Hudson.......Alan Rowe
Nell Hudson.......Joan Letch
Miss Henderson.......Christine Howard
Taxi driver.......Bob Horsfall
Watson.......Bill De Goode
Morgan.......Arnold Riches
Const. Ray Preston.......Peter Cavanagh
Goodwin.......Max Read
Car owner.......Trevor Kilgour

Script.......Charles Stamp
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Edward Rochelle-Thomas
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Eddie Hepple

Synopsis: Yarra Central police run into difficulties when they try to solve a number of hold-ups in which the getaway car is driven by a clever, mysterious driver.

Airdate:
Melbourne 30/8/72
Brisbane 26/10/72
Maryborough QLD 31/10/72
Toowoomba QLD 3/11/72
Tamworth NSW 24/3/73


Ep. 149: Elspeth Ballantyne, Terry Donovan & Gerard Kennedy

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