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Season 01, Episode 01 In General Practice (1)

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Nov 18, 1981
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In General Practice (1) Nov 18, 1981 A pregnant woman from out of town admits herself to Wandin Valley Hospital with signs of foetal distress. Despite his reluctance, Terence is forced to operate when another doctor is unable to reach the town in time. Delivering a baby girl, the hospital staff are surprised by Mrs Myers' disinterest and apathy toward her daughter, whom she says is ""not mine"".Meanwhile, Simon has to refuse local girl Jenny Secombe's request for the birth control pill. At fifteen, Jenny needs parental consent to obtain the pill, but is afraid to ask her father.Shirley finds she is receiving unwanted attention from the recently widowed Frank Gilroy, while Simon continues to pursue Vicky, despite her insistence that they remain friends.

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Season 01, Episode 02 In General Practice (2)

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Nov 19, 1981
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In General Practice (2) Nov 19, 1981 A pregnant woman from out of town admits herself to Wandin Valley Hospital with signs of foetal distress. Despite his reluctance, Terence is forced to operate when another doctor is unable to reach the town in time. Delivering a baby girl, the hospital staff are surprised by Mrs Myers' disinterest and apathy toward her daughter, whom she says is "not mine". Meanwhile, Simon has to refuse local girl Jenny Secombe's request for the birth control pill. At fifteen, Jenny needs parental consent to obtain the pill, but is afraid to ask her father. Shirley finds she is receiving unwanted attention from the recently widowed Frank Gilroy, while Simon continues to pursue Vicky, despite her insistence that they remain friends.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Town Tragedy (1)

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Nov 25, 1981
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Town Tragedy (1) Nov 25, 1981 Ladies' Auxiliary President and part-time hospital administrator Elaine MacKay is killed in a car accident at the Five Mile Bridge. As the town grapples with the loss, speculation begins as to why Elaine was in a car with her husband's friend—Ian Sutton—heading out of town.Molly and Brendan Jones arrive in town.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Town Tragedy (2)

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Nov 26, 1981
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Town Tragedy (2) Nov 26, 1981 Frank awaits Peter Gleeson's blood results to see if he was driving under the influence of alcohol when the accident that killed Elaine MacKay occured.Gossip begins to circulate in town that Ian and Eliane were having an affair. Andy, increasingly speculative as to why Elaine was traveling in Ian's car (which was heading to Sydney), goes to see Ian in the hospital.Molly adjusts to nights alone on the farm.

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Season 01, Episode 05 The Itinerants (1)

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Dec 2, 1981
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The Itinerants (1) Dec 2, 1981 Tension is high between some members of the community and the seasonal fruit pickers, who are in town for the orange harvest. While making a house call at the Cameron farm, Terence spots one of the picker's children, Lexy Popovich. At first thinking that the child has malnutrition (because of his swollen stomach), Terence comes to the conclusion that the child has a hydatic cyst. After much convincing, Lexy's mother Sandra allows Terence to operate. The operation is a success. However, Sandra—who is attempting to hold down her job, regularly visit Lexy at the hospital, and, resultingly, is not taking adequate care of her health—collaspes whilst working.Meanwhile, Shirley tries to dissuade Frank's interest in her by cooking for him (showing, she thinks, that she would be a bad wife). However, the plan backfires when Frank announces that he can cook and proceeds to whip up a gourmet meal.

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Season 01, Episode 06 The Itinerants (2)

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Dec 3, 1981
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The Itinerants (2) Dec 3, 1981 Dr. Elliott fights to save a child's life despite opposition from the boy's mother who is leery of doctors since her husband's death. Hoping to deter Frank, Shirley makes an attempt at preparing an exotic dinner, but Frank's culinary prowess more than compensates for Shirley's poor cooking skills. Molly barters her hand-made clothes in exchange for services. Doris eats the rose bush Frank gives to Molly as a house-warming gift. Bob brawls with fruit pickers who are in town for the harvest. Molly disturbs a prowler.Simon Bowen faces making a decision about a difficult patient whom he believes to be a drug addict. Molly tries to get Doris to mate with Jerry Percival's pig but Doris kicks the unworthy beast out of her pen. Brendan cheers up a young patient by playing super-nurse.

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Season 01, Episode 07 They Shoot Cows? (1)

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Dec 9, 1981
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They Shoot Cows? (1) Dec 9, 1981 Simon meets former nurse Emily Page, who knew his grandfather Charlie. Befriending Emily—who is beginning to feel the effects of crippling arthritis—he is shocked to learn that she plans to commit suicide when she feels the illness has progressed to such a point that living would constitute a burden to those around her.Terence persuades Pat Turner to admit her belligerent father Artie to the hospital so that she can have a long-overdue vacation. While at the hospital, Artie engages in a war of wills with his nurse, Brendan.Bill Ferguson continues to visit Sandra at the hospital.Molly buys an old, sick cow, much to the disappointment of Vicky.

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Season 01, Episode 08 They Shoot Cows? (2)

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Dec 10, 1981
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They Shoot Cows? (2) Dec 10, 1981 Simon meets former nurse Emily Page, who knew his grandfather Charlie. Befriending Emily who is beginning to feel the effects of crippling arthritis he is shocked to learn that she plans to commit suicide when she feels the illness has progressed to such a point that living would constitute a burden to those around her. Terence persuades Pat Turner to admit her belligerent father Artie to the hospital so that she can have a long-overdue vacation. While at the hospital, Artie engages in a war of wills with his nurse, Brendan. Bill Ferguson continues to visit Sandra at the hospital. Molly buys an old, sick cow, much to the disappointment of Vicky.

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Season 01, Episode 09 Coming Home (1)

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Dec 16, 1981
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Coming Home (1) Dec 16, 1981 On her rounds as district nurse, Matron Kertesz meets Lachie Hughes, a young man paralysed from the waist down as the result of a recent accident. Lachie's doting parents are a challenge for him but he makes friends with Molly and Brendan. Frank meets Jack Bates while fishing. Jack, a businessman who's returned to the valley after a forty year absence, talks Terence into performing a practical joke on Frank. Simon runs over a wombat and is forced to adopt it after Vicky finishes treating it. Marta pulls Lachie from a dam when he tries to go swimming by himself. Lachie takes a shine to Marta but she tells him she wants their relationship to remain strictly professional. Simon looks for the cause of a young girl's illness and weight loss.Lachie rushes his mother to the hospital when she suffers a spontaneous pneumothorax. Sgt. Gilroy gives Simon a rough time over his keeping the wombat (given the name Fatso by Simon). Shirley Dean receives special treatment from a real man about town and the policeman about town has his nose put out of joint. Marta tells Lachie the story of how she escaped from Hungary. Marta sleeps with Lachie after first consulting Terence about the logistics. Simon and Vicky's date is sidetracked when Vicky spots a cow stuck in a mud hole and asks Simon to help her get it out. Jack Bates has a heart attack and dies. Lachie makes plans to return to Sydney after receiving a letter from his girlfriend who wants to give their relationship another go.

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Season 01, Episode 10 Coming Home (2)

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Dec 17, 1981
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Coming Home (2) Dec 17, 1981

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Season 01, Episode 11 Secrets (1)

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Dec 23, 1981
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Secrets (1) Dec 23, 1981

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Season 01, Episode 12 Secrets (2)

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Dec 24, 1981
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Secrets (2) Dec 24, 1981

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Season 01, Episode 13 Alternatives (1)

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Dec 30, 1981
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Alternatives (1) Dec 30, 1981

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Season 01, Episode 14 Alternatives (2)

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Dec 31, 1981
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Alternatives (2) Dec 31, 1981

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Season 01, Episode 15 Golden Fleece (1)

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Golden Fleece (1)

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Season 01, Episode 16 Golden Fleece (2)

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Golden Fleece (2)

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Season 01, Episode 17 Teamwork (1)

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Teamwork (1)

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Season 01, Episode 18 Teamwork (2)

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Teamwork (2) The team at the hospital - with the help of Shirley, Frank, Vicky, and Robert Bowen - work together to treat the passengers of the bus accident.Molly confronts the bank manager about her loan.After burning his hands at the accident scene, Frank moves in with Shirley and Vicky so that Shirley can take care of him.Robert expresses some reserved praise for Simon.

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Season 01, Episode 19 Suffer Children (1)

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Suffer Children (1) Vicky secures a high-profile job treating a Yarraman colt trained by Neil Stephens, but worries that Stephens is excessively pushing his reluctant daughter Robin into constant showjumping training. Meanwhile, Terence becomes concerned about Neil's wife Jill, who requests that Terence sterilize her.Simon suspects that a young girl is being physically abused by her father.Molly decides to go into business breeding turkeys.Marta spends an evening at Terence's vineyard with Alex Popovich.Shirley helps Frank work on his article for the Horticultural Society.

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Season 01, Episode 20 Suffer Children (2)

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Suffer Children (2) After Robin is admitted to hospital as the result of her horse-riding accident, Simon searches for the truth about the previous injuries - which were treated by Terence - that become apparent on her X-rays.Molly decides to start business as a yabbi farmer.Marta's friendship with Alex continues to deepen, with Alex gifting her with a wood-carving of The General.Shirley's attempts to get Frank to move back into his own house with a farewell dinner backfire.

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Season 01, Episode 21 Mates (1)

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Mates (1)

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Season 01, Episode 22 Mates (2)

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Mates (2)

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Season 01, Episode 23 Agrophobic Sons & Other Lovers (1)

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Agrophobic Sons & Other Lovers (1) Terence comes to the aid of a woman suffering from agoraphobia.Molly assists at the veterinary practice when Vicky falls ill, while Simon uses this as an opportunity to get closer to her.A three-year-old child is treated by the team after falling off a moving plough.Shirley continues to replace her craving for cigarettes with food.Marta learns that the Hospital Workers' Union has advised workers to strike for a pay rise, leaving only the medical staff to run the hospital.

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Season 01, Episode 24 Agrophobic Sons & Other Lovers (2)

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Agrophobic Sons & Other Lovers (2) Shirley, Molly, and Vicky assist at the hospital during the strike.Simon performs his first operation in the valley on Kathy Pieri. However, what is at first thought to be an appendicitis turns out to be something quite different.Terence worries that problems at home may be the cause of Brett Morgan's anxiety and inability to study or sleep.Vicky becomes upset when Terence refers to his wife in Sydney.

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Season 01, Episode 25 I Know Where She's Gone (1)

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I Know Where She's Gone (1)

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Season 01, Episode 26 I Know Where She's Gone (2)

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I Know Where She's Gone (2)

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Season 01, Episode 27 No Apparent Reason (1)

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No Apparent Reason (1)

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Season 01, Episode 28 No Apparent Reason (2)

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No Apparent Reason (2)

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Season 01, Episode 29 The Second Deadly Sin (1)

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The Second Deadly Sin (1)

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Season 01, Episode 30 The Second Deadly Sin (2)

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The Second Deadly Sin (2)

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Season 01, Episode 31 The Seeds of Discontent (1)

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The Seeds of Discontent (1)

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Season 01, Episode 32 The Seeds of Discontent (2)

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The Seeds of Discontent (2)

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Season 01, Episode 33 Sign of Affection (1)

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Sign of Affection (1)

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Season 01, Episode 34 Sign of Affection (2)

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Sign of Affection (2)

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Season 01, Episode 35 Field of Thunder (1)

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Field of Thunder (1)

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Season 01, Episode 36 Field of Thunder (2)

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Field of Thunder (2)

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Season 01, Episode 37 The Push (1)

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The Push (1)

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Season 01, Episode 38 The Push (2)

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The Push (2)

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Season 01, Episode 39 Acts of Kindness (1)

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Acts of Kindness (1)

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Season 01, Episode 40 Acts of Kindness (2)

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Acts of Kindness (2)

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Season 01, Episode 41 A Human Reaction (1)

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A Human Reaction (1)

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Season 01, Episode 42 A Human Reaction (2)

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A Human Reaction (2)

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Season 01, Episode 43 Show Down (1)

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Show Down (1)

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Season 01, Episode 44 Show Down (2)

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Show Down (2)

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Season 01, Episode 45 Pie in the Sky (1)

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Pie in the Sky (1)

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Season 01, Episode 46 Pie in the Sky (2)

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Pie in the Sky (2)

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Season 01, Episode 47 Stirring the Possum (1)

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Stirring the Possum (1)

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Season 01, Episode 48 Stirring the Possum (2)

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Stirring the Possum (2)

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Season 01, Episode 49 Cup Fever (1)

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Cup Fever (1)

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Season 01, Episode 50 Cup Fever (2)

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Cup Fever (2)

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