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Part 5: episodes 201 - 228


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201. Run Rabbit Run

Billy Delaney.......John Stanton
James MacReadie.......Robert Bruning
Birdie Watts.......Tom Farley
Herb Currie.......Jerry Thomas
Cora Piper.......Janne Coghlan
Merv Piper.......Ray Marshall
Ed Hartley.......Denzil Howson
Alf.......Rod Densley

Script.......Peter Kinloch
Director.......Graeme Arthur
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Denise Morgan

Synopsis: A friend from Const. Hogan's past gets mixed up in some trouble when he sets about proving himself worthy of returning to the rigors of rodeo life.

Airdate:

Brisbane 13/8/75
Melbourne
15/8/75
Tamworth NSW 25/8/75
Wollongong NSW 16/9/75
Coffs Harbour NSW 1/10/75
Canberra 13/10/75
Newcastle NSW 27/10/75

202. Cuckoos And Peaches

Jacko.......John Wood
Sharon Parker.......Bethany Lee
Norm Parker.......Martin Vaughan
Peter Langley.......Peter Dahlson
George Marshall.......Max Osbiston
Dolly Robinson.......Lesley Baker
Amy Robinson.......Marion Johns
Terry.......Marcel Cugola

Script.......Keith Thompson
Director.......Rod Hardy
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Denise Morgan

Synopsis: It's peach picking time in Matlock, and illegal hooch and robbery cause a lot of problems.

Airdate:

Melbourne
22/8/75
Toowoomba QLD 27/8/75
Tamworth NSW 1/9/75
Wollongong NSW 23/9/75
Traralgon VIC 26/2/76



Peter Gwynne & Vic Gordon

203. Kicking On

Macy Lander.......Penny Ramsey
Joe Lucas.......Bill Hunter
Harry Wagner.......Martin Vaughan
Richard Creely.......Sean Scully
Carl McCoy.......John Smythe
Sgt. Frank Bishop.......Don Philps
Alf.......Rod Densley
Larry Eden.......Bob Horsfall
Ben Lucas.......Andrew McDowell

Script.......Everett De Roche
Director.......Marek Kaniewski
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones

Synopsis: A small-time pickpocket kicked out of New South Wales becomes a hero in Matlock for saving a boy's life, and a somewhat maniacal criminal takes an interest.

Airdate:
Brisbane 27/8/75
Melbourne 28/8/75
Toowoomba QLD 3/9/75
Tamworth NSW 8/9/75
Coffs Harbour NSW 15/10/75
Traralgon VIC 4/3/76
 


Ep. 203: Penny Ramsey & Sean Scully

204. The Witch

Simone Foley.......Sigrid Thornton
Mrs. Foley.......Gabrielle Hartley
Ralph Donaldson.......Max Osbiston
Liz Maloney.......Marie Williams
Nell Kennedy.......Natalie Raine
Tony Wallace.......Danny O'Meara
Kate Maloney.......Kate Stapleton

Script.......Sonia Borg
Director.......Graeme Arthur
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones

Synopsis: Police become involved in the welfare of a young crippled girl whose mother's attentions are driving her to the brink of insanity.

Notes: Sigrid Thornton won a Sammy Award for Best Performance By A Juvenile (1976) for this episode.

Airdate:

Brisbane 3/9/75
Melbourne
5/9/75
Tamworth NSW 15/9/75
Coffs Harbour NSW 22/10/75

205. The Grass Is Greener

Sen. Det. Tracey Rhodes.......Belinda Giblin
Stan Smith.......Garry McDonald
Ross Quinlan.......Jon English
Phil Smith.......David Phillips
Reg Smith.......John Faassen
Harry Turnbull.......Peter Williamson
Barmaid.......Marilyn Rogers

Script.......Tom Hegarty
Director.......Rod Hardy
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Sarah Darling

Synopsis: A female detective from the Melbourne drug squad working undercover requests the aid of the Matlock police in apprehending a dangerous young drug pusher who is in Matlock to contact his supplier.

Airdate:

Brisbane 10/9/75
Melbourne
12/9/75
Toowoomba QLD 17/9/75
Tamworth NSW 22/9/75
Wollongong NSW 14/10/75
Coffs Harbour NSW 29/10/75
 


Ep. 204: Peter Gwynne & Sigrid Thornton

206. King Hit

Malcolm Newson.......John Derum
Billie Street.......Bethany Lee
Rolland.......Alan Penney
Ted Sanders.......Dennis Miller
Ken Ewins.......Stewart Faichney
Neil Turner.......Rob Steele
Dan Preston.......Alan Bickford
Station assistant.......Allan Stewart

Script.......Bob Caswell
Director.......Marek Kaniewski
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones

Synopsis: The aspirations of an unsettled young country girl are connected to several incidents of men being 'king hit'.

Airdate:

Brisbane 17/9/75
Toowoomba QLD 24/9/75
Tamworth NSW 29/9/75
Wollongong NSW 21/10/75
Coffs Harbour NSW 5/11/75

Melbourne
6/11/75
 


Ep. 206: John Derum & Bethany Lee

207. Hard Times

Therese Raitt.......Robyn Gibbes
'Watto' Watson.......Maurie Fields
Leo Prosser.......Keith Eden
Maurie Cope.......Peter Aanensen
John Raitt.......Alan Casell
Joan Cope.......Vikki Hammond
Dumpy.......Ernie Bourne
Valerie Raitt.......Betty Bobbit
Noel Prosser.......Bowen Llewellyn
Tim Prosser.......Gary Morrison
Tiny Hall.......Norman Hodges
Coates.......Steve Spears

Script.......Peter Kinloch
Director.......Graeme Arthur
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones

Synopsis: Unemployment and depression in Burrabri is the precursor to an abduction and threat of rape.

Airdate:
Brisbane 24/9/75
Toowoomba QLD 1/10/75
Wollongong NSW 28/10/75
Coffs Harbour NSW 12/11/75

Melbourne
13/11/75
Tamworth NSW 12/2/76
 


Ep. 207: Alan Cassell & Robyn Gibbes

208. The Contessa

Julie Morgan.......Sally Conabere
Pete Williams.......Chris Haywood
Jarvis.......Tony Bazell
Stewart Morgan.......John Faasen
Scrounger.......Walter Pym
Youth 1.......Steve Millichamp
Youth 2.......Michael Gregory
Louise Morgan.......Monica Maughan

Script.......Jock Blair
Director.......Rod Hardy
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones

Synopsis: A young girl's love for her thoroughbred horse leads to a baffling case of abduction.

Airdate:

Brisbane 1/10/75
Tamworth NSW 13/10/75
Coffs Harbour NSW 19/11/75
Melbourne
20/11/75

 


Ep. 208: Sally Conabere & Tony Bazell

209. Miracle At Waterloo Downs

Aunty Nan Skuhorp.......Aileen Britton
Radcliff.......John Diedrich
Dave Plummer.......John Jarrat
Pearce.......Anthony Hawkins
Hedley.......Steve Millichamp
Peterson.......David Vallon
Edith Skuhorp.......Kay Taylor
Reverend Cox.......Malcolm Phillips
Barnes.......John Drew
Smith.......Nevil Thurgood

Script.......Everett De Roche
Director.......John Barningham
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones

Synopsis: Const. Hogan's Aunty Nan intends turning her tomato farm into a marijuana farm.

Notes: Features Aileen Britton as Const. Hogan's Aunty Nan, as later seen in the spin-off series Solo One.

Airdate:

Toowoomba QLD 15/10/75
Tamworth NSW 20/10/75
Coffs Harbour NSW 26/11/75
Melbourne
27/11/75
Brisbane 23/2/77
 


Ep. 209: Paul Cronin & Aileen Britton

210. Eight Mile Al

Jennifer Craig.......Tina Bursill
‘Eight Mile’ Al.......Hedley Cullen
‘Blind’ Willy.......Alan Easther
Horace.......Keith Kaye
Bill McGee.......Warwick Randall
Max Bennett.......Howard Eynon

Script.......George Miller
Director.......Simon Wincer
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Sarah Darling

Synopsis: A local legend sparks off gold fever near Chinaman's Creek, while the police investigate horse stealing and assault amidst the chaos and confusion.

Airdate:

Toowoomba QLD 22/10/75
Tamworth NSW 27/10/75
Coffs Harbour NSW 3/12/75
Melbourne
4/12/75
Brisbane 2/3/77
 


Ep. 210: Tina Bursill

211. The Least We Can Do

Sue Powell.......Maggie Millar
Jeff Forrest.......Shane Porteous
Gay Forrest.......Joy Mitchell
Alan Powell.......Mark Albiston
George Green.......Barry McQueen
Dorothy Green.......Babs Wheelton
Eric Harris.......Arthur Rudkin
Blake.......Kenneth Shaw
Barry Forrest.......Michael Barclay
Mark Green.......Paul Nicoll
Adam Green.......Hayden Witham
Craig Powell.......Timothy Crawford
Peter Harris.......Ronald Korosy

Script.......Gwenda Marsh
Director.......Graeme Arthur
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones

Synopsis: A weekend camping trip turns out a bigger adventure than expected for five young boys when they and their adult companion become lost in the bush.

Airdate:

Toowoomba QLD 29/10/75
Tamworth NSW 3/11/75
Melbourne
11/12/75
Coffs Harbour NSW 16/1/76
Brisbane 9/3/77

 


Ep. 211: Maggie Millar & Joy Mitchell

212. Crow Meat

Mandy Pearce.......Cecily Polson
Jim Twomey.......John Fegan
Reg Palmer.......Les Foxcroft
Don Palmer.......Paul Young
Publican.......Neil Thompson
Helen Palmer.......Gwynneth Hughes
Drinker 1.......Jack Karlson
Drinker 2.......Will Deumer
Drinker 3.......Frank Lewis
Churchgoer 1.......Margaret Barrington
Churchgoer 2.......Joyce Ashley
Churchgoer 3.......Henry Cowan

Script.......Graeme Koetsveld
Director.......John Barningham
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Assistant Director.......Tom Burstall
Script Editor.......Sarah Darling

Synopsis: The Matlock police find the job far from pleasant when they investigate the mysterious disappearance of a policeman in an outlying station.

Airdate:

Toowoomba QLD 5/11/75
Tamworth NSW 10/11/75
Melbourne
1/1/76
Coffs Harbour NSW 30/1/76
Brisbane 3/11/77

213. Judgement Day

Rebecca Grant.......Anne-Marie Johnson
Jessica Grant.......Carole Yelland
Bill Grant.......Phillip Ross
Sect elder 1.......Norman Kaye
Emanuel Bridger.......George Whaley
Vicar Paul Masters.......Bobby Bright
Mary Grant.......Marie Redshaw
Liz Maloney.......Marie Williams
Jane Sawyer.......Isobel Harley
Ellen Sawyer.......Meta McCaffrey
Sect elder 2.......David Clendinning

Script.......Denise Morgan & Gwenda Marsh
Director.......Rod Hardy
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: The Matlock police discover that religion can be of great benefit - or a danger if power gets into the wrong hands.

Airdate:

Toowoomba QLD 12/11/75
Tamworth NSW 17/11/75
Melbourne
8/1/76
Coffs Harbour NSW 5/2/76
Brisbane 16/2/77
 


Ep. 212: Cecily Polson & John Fegan

214. No Problems

Sean Ashe.......Gordon Glenwright
Manny Martin.......Lucky Grills
Sen. Const. Fred Cousins.......Clive Hearne
Horrie Day.......Robert 'Tex' Morton
Nell Kennedy.......Natalie Raine
Molly Atkins.......Lesley Baker
Supt. Vincent.......Carl Bleazby
Alec Bracegirdle.......Denzil Howson
Sam Judson.......Tom Lake
Gwen Bracegirdle.......Vivian Gray
Jessica Martin.......Lenore Somerset

Script.......Douglas Tainsh
Director.......Graeme Arthur
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Denise Morgan

Synopsis: The Matlock police are faced with a number of headaches when the Duke of Edinburgh visits Ringtail. Security is threatened by an old Irish rebel, and Sen. Det. York finds himself in a very difficult situation.

Notes: Features the setting of Ringtail and some of the town's characters as previously seen in ep. 175 'Like Fred'.

Airdate:

Toowoomba QLD 19/11/75
Melbourne
15/1/76
Coffs Harbour NSW 12/2/76

215. Just Like The Old Days

Eddie Harris.......Howard Eynon
Ken Wilson.......Jeremy Chance
Paul Wilson.......Paul Gluis
Harry Wilson.......Richard Gilbert
Chrissy Wilson.......Pat Evison
Lawson.......Ron Pinnell
Len Mason.......Terry Trimble
Pete Mitchell.......Bill Bennett
Vern Henderson.......Michael Carman
Barman.......Rod Densley
Murphy.......Les Congdon

Script.......David Stevens
Director.......Rod Hardy
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Denise Morgan

Synopsis: In attempting to recapture the past rapport of brotherly love, a young boy is instrumental in his own tragic fate.

Airdate:

Toowoomba QLD 26/11/75
Melbourne
22/1/76
Tamworth NSW 5/2/76
Coffs Harbour NSW 19/2/76

 


Peter Gwynne

216. Losers Weepers

Eugene 'Doc' Horton.......Gordon Chater
Lily Harper.......Beverley Phillips
'Whacka' Daley.......Jerry Thomas
Harvey Finch.......John Cousins
Edna May Falconer.......Meta McCaffrey
'Stumpy' Farrell.......Walter Pym
Arthur P. Weevil.......Stephen McDonald
Eddie Rawlings.......Paul Glenn

Script.......Peter Kinloch
Director.......John Barningham
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Denise Morgan

Synopsis: Money from a robbery changes hands so rapidly and so unexpectedly that the Matlock police and the robbers themselves seem destined never to break through the chaos.

Airdate:
Toowoomba QLD 3/12/75
Melbourne 29/1/76
Tamworth NSW 19/2/76
Coffs Harbour NSW 26/2/76
Brisbane 10/11/77

217. A Kit For Poky Skinner

Warren 'Poky' Skinner.......Keith Eden
Molly Skinner.......Hilda Scurr
Tommy Neale.......Vernon Wells
Post Office clerk.......Matthew King
Lady.......Christine Calcutt

Script.......Everett de Roche
Director.......Graeme Arthur
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Sarah Darling

Synopsis: Sustaining heavy injuries after a trail bike accident, Sen. Const. Gary Hogan is held to ransom by an eccentric rabbiter.

Airdate:

Toowoomba QLD 10/12/75
Melbourne
5/2/76
Tamworth NSW 26/2/76
Coffs Harbour NSW 4/3/76
Brisbane 17/11/77
 


Ep. 216: Tom Richards & Peter Gwynne

218. The Mouth That Roared

'The Mouth'.......Max Cullen
George 'Peg Leg' Jackson.......Reg Evans
Gloria Jackson.......Coralie Neville
Godfrey Mudford.......David Vallon
Simon Taylor.......Lionel Williams

Script.......Denise Morgan & Graeme Koetsveld
Director.......Rod Hardy
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: In trying to solve the world's problems, an itinerant do-gooder, 'The Mouth', only succeeds in starting World War 3 in Matlock.

Airdate:
Traralgon VIC 4/12/75
Toowoomba QLD 17/12/75
Newcastle NSW 4/3/76
Coffs Harbour NSW 11/3/76

219. Timebomb

Slattery.......Peter Weston
Karen Coombs.......Sylvia Martin
Alex Coombs.......Martin Harris
Sandy O'Brien.......Denzil Howson
Mrs. King.......Dorothy Bradley
Ned.......Keith Dunkley
Arthur King.......Charles Gilroy
Black.......Arthur A'Beckett
Clark.......Francis Ottenson
Allen.......Jack Karlson
Caravan park manager.......Frank Lewis
Motorist.......Nanette Goode

Script.......Bob Caswell
Director.......John Barningham
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: The disease Anthrax breaks out in the Matlock district and the police have the difficult task of tracing the source and dealing with a panic-stricken farmer.

Airdate:
Traralgon VIC 11/12/75
Toowoomba QLD 24/12/75
Tamworth NSW 11/3/76
Coffs Harbour NSW 18/3/76
Brisbane 24/11/77
 


Peter Gwynne

220. Johnny Came Home

Kathy Marcus.......Jacki Weaver
Gwen Hart.......Cecily Polson
Johnny Marcus.......Fred 'Cul' Cullen
Joan Cooper.......Camilla Rountree
Bernie Clay.......Dennis Miller
Syd Bent.......Syd Conabere
Stan Stafford.......Nevil Thurgood
Dr. Stanford.......Peter Felmingham
Graham Clay.......Bob Harrison
Terry Clay.......John Ley

Script.......Douglas Tainsh
Director.......Graeme Arthur
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Henry Crawford


Synopsis: Matlock police are faced with the likelihood of a murder case as a result of a young woman's attempt to break away from the confusion of her domestic life.

Airdate:
Traralgon VIC 18/12/75
Toowoomba QLD 31/12/75
Wollongong NSW 6/2/76
Orange NSW 23/2/76
Tamworth NSW 18/3/76
Coffs Harbour NSW 25/3/76
Canberra 19/2/77
Brisbane 1/12/77

221. Death Of A Legend

Roy 'Tiger' Donovan.......Richard Meikle
Lorna Donovan.......Judith Dick
Mrs. Gates.......Aileen Britton
Liz Maloney.......Marie Williams
Johnno Lewis.......Greg Smith
Colin Walker.......Terry Trimble
Denny Carlson.......Gary Owen

Script.......Keith Hetherington
Director.......John Barningham
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Sarah Darling

Synopsis: A driver victimised on the road in a game of chicken reverses the play, and Det. Sgt. Maloney finds himself questioning the sanity of a close friend.

Airdate:
Traralgon VIC 8/1/76
Toowoomba QLD 21/1/76
Tamworth NSW 25/3/76
Coffs Harbour NSW 1/4/76
Canberra 8/1/77
Brisbane 8/12/77

222. The Animals Came In One By One

Alice Jones.......Lesley Yeomans
'Johnno' Johnson.......John Waters
Paulette Green.......Rona McCloud
Joe Anderson.......Bill Hunter
Garth Jones.......Peter Cummins
Harry Morris.......Mark Albiston
Horace.......Keith Kaye

Script.......David Boutland
Director.......Rod Hardy
Film Director.......George Miller
Producer.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: There have been reports of strange sightings in the neighbouring mountains which lead the Matlock police into uncovering a well planned million dollar crime.

Airdate:
Traralgon VIC 1/1/76
Toowoomba QLD 14/1/76
Orange NSW 8/3/76
Tamworth NSW 1/4/76
Coffs Harbour NSW 8/4/76
Canberra 15/1/77
Brisbane 15/12/77

 


Tom Richards

223. Remember To Phone

Jill Perry.......Wendy Hughes
George Kemp.......Martin Vaughan
Nicky Lucas.......Howard Eynon
Robin.......Robin Hardiman
Const. Sid Parry.......Neil Thompson
Harry Birch.......Ralph Guthrie
Old man.......Chas Norman
Sylvie Lucas.......Elizabeth Chance
Liz Maloney.......Marie Williams

Script.......Keith Thompson
Director.......Rod Hardy
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Sarah Darling

Synopsis: After a very tense first meeting, the cries for help from a frightened young mother cause Det. Snr. Sgt. Maloney to work hand-in-glove with Sen. Det. Steve York's current girlfriend.

Notes: Wendy Hughes reprises her role of Jill Perry, first seen in ep. 194 ‘A Dangerous Sort Of Man’.

Airdate:

Toowoomba QLD 7/1/76

Traralgon VIC 12/2/76
Orange NSW 15/3/76
Tamworth NSW 8/4/76
Canberra 22/1/77
Melbourne 20/8/79
 


Tom Richards & Peter Gwynne

224. Right Of Way

Judy Morrow.......Lyndall Rowe
Anne McLeod.......Robyn Gibbes
Bernie Coghlan.......Syd Heylen
Harry Yates.......Les Foxcroft
Joe Fuller.......Jack Perry
Billy Devlin.......Vernon Weaver
David Yates.......John Geros
James Butler.......Peter Dahlsen
Owen Yates.......Kevin Wilson

Script.......Peter Kinloch
Director.......Graeme Arthur
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Sarah Darling

Synopsis: When a group of students decide to register their protest over the construction of a freeway, it is disastrous for the unsuspecting workers on the site.

Airdate:

Traralgon VIC 22/1/76
Toowoomba QLD 5/2/76
Orange NSW 29/3/76
Mt Gambier SA 24/7/76
Canberra 29/1/77
Brisbane 29/12/77
Melbourne 6/8/79
 
225. The Great Step Forward

Lorraine Webster.......Margaret Nelson
Reg Webster.......Martin Vaughan
Jack Webster.......Nick Adams
Mrs. Webster.......Marie Redshaw
Keith Baxter.......John D'Arcy

Script.......Phil Freedman
Director.......John Barningham
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Denise Morgan

Synopsis: In the process of stepping into manhood, a young boy's fantasies carry him into hot water.

Airdate:

Traralgon VIC 5/2/76
Canberra 5/2/77
Brisbane 5/1/78
Melbourne 30/7/79
 


Peter Gwynne, Tom Richards & Paul Cronin

226. Come To Mother

Cathy Simpson.......Sigrid Thornton
Jock McKenzie.......Reg Gorman
Thommo Kelly.......Robert McDarra
Morrie Turner.......Bill Bennett
Marge McKenzie.......Faye Anderson
Liz Maloney.......Marie Williams
Eileen Simpson.......Lesley Baker
Fred Boyd.......Denzil Howson
Denny Simpson.......Hayden Witham

Script.......Keith Hetherington
Director.......Graeme Arthur
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Denise Morgan


Synopsis: The Matlock police face the difficult question of whether or not the real mother is always the best mother, as opposed to a foster parent, only to find the solution is far from a simple one.

Airdate:

Traralgon VIC 29/1/76
Toowoomba QLD 12/2/76
Orange NSW 5/4/76
Canberra 26/2/77
Brisbane 2/2/78
Melbourne 23/7/79

 
227. Are You Father Christmas?

Janie Hansen.......Andrea Butcher
Bruce Hansen.......Lex Mitchell
Alf Donaldson.......Tony Bazell
Clare Hansen.......Julie Dawson
Sen. Const. Keith Rowe.......John Bowman
Sgt. Max Sinclair.......Carl Bleazby
Nola Carter.......Roz De Winter
Liz Maloney.......Marie Williams
Nell Kennedy.......Natalie Raine
John Turner.......Don Smibert
Service station attendant.......Bob Horsfall
Mrs. Webster.......Christine Calcutt
Trevor Turner.......Michael Barclay
Paul Turner.......Leif Hinrichsen

Script.......Gwenda Marsh
Director.......Rod Hardy
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Sarah Darling

Synopsis: The Christmas festivities of the police and several families are marred by pranksters, a scrooge, and the violence of a distraught husband.

Airdate:

Melbourne
18/12/75
Toowoomba QLD 19/2/76
Canberra 5/3/77
Brisbane 9/2/78
 


Peter Gwynne

228. The Curse Of The Bangerang Prince

Shirl.......Margaret Cruickshank
Edgar.......Roy Day
Alfred Noble.......Max Meldrum
Milkins.......Harry Lawrence
Alby Forbes.......Harry Williams
Sen. Det. Grant.......Brian Harrison
Clerk.......Ross Skiffington
Junker.......Ken Weaver
Ratland.......Cash Backman
Mark.......Philip Nelson
Smith.......Peter Williamson
Mrs. Slick.......Jill McKay
Girl.......Barbara Lishenro
Man.......John Watson
Alf (barman).......Les James

Script.......Everett De Roche
Director.......John Barningham
Assistant Director.......Mark deFriest
Producer.......Henry Crawford
Executive Producer.......Ian Jones
Script Editor.......Denise Morgan

Synopsis: A Melbourne lawyer goes missing in the bush near Matlock; Sen. Const. Hogan receives news of his transfer to Emerald; and the police station is plagued by astounding bad luck with the arrival of the Aboriginal 'Bangerang Prince'.

Notes: Sen. Const. Hogan is transferred to Emerald, as featured in the spin-off series Solo One. This is the only episode where VKC radio operator Shirl is seen.

Airdate:

Traralgon VIC 19/2/76
Toowoomba QLD 26/2/76
Canberra 12/3/77
Brisbane 16/2/78
Melbourne 13/8/79

 


Ep. 228: Roy Day & Harry Williams

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