800 Words Season 1
S01 E01Sep 14, 2015
Pilot Sep 14, 2015 George is a man who once skated through life but is now stumbling. When his wife dies, George makes a rash decision to move his kids away from Sydney to the town of Weld, New Zealand.
S01 E02Sep 21, 2015
Episode 2 Sep 21, 2015 George rapidly becomes the most unpopular new Aussie in town after calling Weld a "dead end town" in his column. Shay and Arlo also feel the fallout from their father's faux pas at their new school.
S01 E02Sep 22, 2015
Episode 2 Sep 22, 2015 George has rapidly become the most unpopular new Aussie in town as a result of calling Weld a "dead end town" in his column. Having unwisely underestimated the power of the internet in bringing his story to Weld ,George has incurred the wrath of Big Mac, head of the large local McNamara clan, who makes sure the entire district knows by lambasting George in his little newspaper, News of the Weld.
S01 E03Sep 29, 2015
Episode 3 Sep 29, 2015 When George goes on the offensive, tracking down the source of a scurrilous rumor about him, what he learns changes everything between him and the women of Weld.
S01 E03Sep 28, 2015
Episode 3 Sep 28, 2015 Questions are raised over Laura's death, and the Weld rumour mill goes into overdrive. George goes on an epic manhunt through the local populous to learn the source of the scandalous gossip.
S01 E04Oct 5, 2015
Episode 4 Oct 5, 2015 As he gets to grips with his status as the new ladies' man about town George is dragged into a celebration (or not) of Weld's x-rated history.
S01 E04Oct 6, 2015
Episode 4 Oct 6, 2015 Shay, now well aware of the women's interest in her dad, makes it clear he needs to watch out, prompting George to become hyper-vigilant when he is around any of the Women of Weld. But in trying to keep a low profile, George stumbles into a web of family secrets and conflict - and it all begins with a comment about poor grammar at the local museum.
S01 E05Oct 12, 2015
Episode 5 Oct 12, 2015 When the earth moves under George's feet, the opportunity for him to slay a demon from his past presents itself - and leads to the issuing of a very rash challenge.
S01 E05Oct 13, 2015
Episode 5 Oct 13, 2015 The family's attempts to mark Laura's birthday are disrupted by the discovery that their new home's piles are on the verge of collapsing, forcing them to move temporarily into the local motel. Here, George runs into his teen surfing nemesis, one Dean "the Orca" Marshall, who, in George's memory at least, is one of the main reasons he is still such a terrible surfer.
S01 E06Oct 19, 2015
Episode 6 Oct 19, 2015 George throws himself into solving the mystery of Sir Frederick Weld's missing head - when he should be solving a whole other mystery, one much closer to home.
S01 E06Oct 20, 2015
Episode 6 Oct 20, 2015 George throws himself into solving the mystery of Sir Frederick Weld's missing head - when he should be solving a whole other mystery, one much closer to home. George is left reeling from the revelations that the secret he failed to notice was his own daughter's.
S01 E07Oct 27, 2015
Episode 7 Oct 27, 2015 George struggles with the realization that while he was looking the other way, his children have been navigating a world he feels unqualified to deal with. Under pressure, George writes an unusually personal column about his struggles as a solo dad.
S01 E07Oct 26, 2015
Episode 7 Oct 26, 2015 George speaks to Katie about Shay's relationship with Ike, and comes to a realisation about his parenting.
S01 E08Nov 2, 2015
Episode 8 Nov 2, 2015 George tries to convince Shay to stay in Weld. The Women of Weld question the motive behind Jan's arrival. Katie organises a camp-in to protest against the proposed development.
S01 E08Nov 3, 2015
Episode 8 Nov 3, 2015 George Turner brought his family to the town of Weld, New Zealand, in search of a new life. That life is now in ruins. George is forced to ask himself whether they should stay in Weld or go back to Sydney.
S01 E09Jan 1, 2016
Episode 9 Jan 1, 2016 George and Fiona's budding relationship is headline news in Weld. Robbie goes on the offensive to save Fiona.
S01 E10Jan 1, 2016
Episode 10 Jan 1, 2016 George and Fiona put the heat on their new relationship with a dinner party and a new table.
S01 E11Jan 1, 2016
Episode 11 Jan 1, 2016 George sees red when Arlo secretly switches school subjects. Fiona struggles in her new parenting role. And Woody's comes up with a novel way to relieve Principal Tracey's stress.
S01 E13Jan 1, 2016
Episode 13 Jan 1, 2016 Jan's pregnancy sparks a crisis between George and Fiona. Katie unwillingly gets Shay involved in an art scam. Arlo struggles with a long distance relationship.
S01 E14Jan 1, 2016
Episode 14 Jan 1, 2016 George struggles against the tide of Terry-mania sweeping Weld. The town prepares to open its first fine dining restaurant, but not everyone is invited.
S01 E15Jan 1, 2016
Episode 15 Jan 1, 2016 George fears that Weld's losing its innocence. Brother Terry proposes to Hannah and there's a surprise visit from a very pregnant Jan.
S01 E16Jan 1, 2016
Episode 16 Jan 1, 2016 The fallout from George's savage article is immediate. Terry's true colours are revealed much to Hannah's horror and a triple tragedy strikes Weld.