Blue Heelers Season 3
S03 E01Feb 12, 1996
Once Only Withdrawal (1) Feb 12, 1996 Bush fires are ringing the township of Mount Thomas and Maggie and Wayne are out evacuating farm houses in the path of the inferno, but this routine job suddenly turns dangerous when they are confronted by a masked man brandishing a shotgun. Maggie and Wayne overcome the offender and take him into custody. Back at the station he is quickly identified as one of three bandits who held up St. David's bank the previous day. The prisoner proves to be uncooperative. He refuses to give his name or those of his accomplices and in an unguarded moment, he swallows a handful of thumbtacks. Although Mt. Thomas Hospital is presently under renovations, there is still a skeleton staff there and the bandit is rushed into emergency surgery under the care of Dr. Zoe Hamilton. Wayne is duped into giving up his gun and uniform by one of the bandits posing as a hostage. Maggie goes to the hospital to discover someone else dressed in Wayne's clothes. She plays it cool and attempts to put a call through to t
S03 E02Feb 12, 1996
Once Only Withdrawal (2) Feb 12, 1996 A siege has developed at the Mt. Thomas hospital. While the armed and desperate Nerida Davidson and Jason Bennett hold Maggie and Wayne on the inside, the rest of the Heelers lay in wait on the outside of the building. Meanwhile, bushfires ring the township making outside help a forlorn hope. The bandits' objective is to get their compatriot, Matt, out of the hospital and away, but this is not made any easier by his gradually worsening medical condition. When captured, Matt swallowed a handful of map pins in order to get to the hospital, a soft target from which he could be more easily rescued. The situation is further complicated by the presence of mother-to-be Augusta Torrini and her emotional, hot-blooded husband, Sergio. When Wayne bravely tries to overcome the bandits he ends up pistol whipped and chained to a hospital bed. Maggie, Dr. Zoe Hamilton and Nurse Tracy Mitchell play a dangerous game of bluff to try to and get Augusta to safety. Adam, meanwhile, comes up with some disco
S03 E03Feb 13, 1996
Second Innings Feb 13, 1996 Cricket team rivalry, stolen meat and suspicious fingerprints. Could all this lead to the capture of a wanted criminal?
S03 E04Feb 20, 1996
Spider Man Feb 20, 1996 The prime suspect in a series of child murders is found dead under mysterious circumstances. Nick becomes a suspect when he shows little or no remorse. Nick is haunted by memories of his daughter's death when a child killer is discovered operating in the Mt. Thomas area.
S03 E05Feb 27, 1996
Day of Reckoning Feb 27, 1996 A child killer dies while in Nick's custody. At the coroner's inquest Nick learns that he is the prime suspect in the man's death.
S03 E06Mar 5, 1996
Sex and Death Mar 5, 1996 When the Heelers are called out to a nasty road accident they are shocked to discover that one fo the injured is Cooper. What exactly was he doing in a car that appeared to have been drag racing and what else is he hiding from them.
S03 E07Mar 12, 1996
Not in My Backyard Mar 12, 1996 Plans to build a prison in the area have the locals up in arms. Tensions in the community run high and the local cops are accused of colluding with the demonstrators.
S03 E08Mar 19, 1996
All Part of the Service Mar 19, 1996 Tom encourages an elderly civic-minded school crossing supervisor and is confronted with an explosive monster.
S03 E09Mar 26, 1996
Dog Days Mar 26, 1996 There's a sheep killer in the area and the Mt. Thomas cops are determined to hunt it down; meanwhile Wayne continues to bond with single mother Gabe.
S03 E10Apr 2, 1996
An Act of Random Violence Apr 2, 1996 A violant prison escapee holds Wayne hostage, throwing the station into turmoil. But it isn't the hostage crisis that will be the most tragic event of the day...
S03 E11Apr 9, 1996
Unfinished Business Apr 9, 1996 The aftermath of Wayne's death sees each of the officers coming to terms with their grief. When a stolen watch implicates Wayne in a crime, the cops struggle to clear his name, and in doing so, find ways to pour out their feelings.
S03 E12Apr 16, 1996
Happy Families Apr 16, 1996 Maggie celebrates her 25th birthday but the fallout from a drug bust threatens to tear her family apart.
S03 E13Apr 23, 1996
Priorities Apr 23, 1996 Tom is sent away for some retraining, leaving the station seriously understaffed. Things go from bad to worse when the computer system goes down, an old man goes missing, and a young mother's car is stolen with her baby asleep in the back seat.
S03 E14Apr 30, 1996
A Fair Crack of the Whip (1) Apr 30, 1996 The replacement police officer, Jack Woodley, finally arrives in Mt. Thomas just in time to help the cops deal with an irresponsible rodeo cowboy, and Tom deals with his daughter Anna when she reaches her ninth month of pregnancy.
S03 E15May 7, 1996
A Fair Crack of the Whip (2) May 7, 1996 PJ and Jack are at odds over how to handle the case of an elderly woman who is the victim of a vicious assault.
S03 E16May 14, 1996
Under Pressure May 14, 1996 Officers investigate a dispute between two sheep shearers, a case which sparks a series of events leading PJ to discover the truth about his new partner Jack.
S03 E17May 21, 1996
Fight Dirty May 21, 1996 Maggie is set to prosecute the Dean Crocker case but PJ has doubts about the investigation and about the accuracy of Jack's evidence.
S03 E18May 28, 1996
Art of Deception May 28, 1996 The Mt. Thomas Festival of the Arts causes headaches for Tom and Chris while Nick attempts to break down the fence between two feuding neighbours.
S03 E19Jun 4, 1996
Old Sins, Long Shadows Jun 4, 1996 Maggie investigates a homicide on the sly, and Adam deals with a complaint from a high school principle about the circulation of pornographical material in the area.
S03 E20Jun 11, 1996
Unity Is Strength Jun 11, 1996 Adam is upset after he and Nick discover the body of a teenager who has died from alcohol abuse, while Chris' summary dismissal of her cellarman results in a strike at the pub.
S03 E21Jun 18, 1996
The Kremin Factor Jun 18, 1996 The new probationary Constable, Dash McKinley, arrives in Mount Thomas much to Tom's annoyance and Adam's delight. Meanwhile, a young woman turns up to confront a wealthy family with the news that she is a long-lost daughter, returned from the dead.
S03 E22Jun 25, 1996
Shelter from the Storm Jun 25, 1996 Tom faces a dilemma when the attempted suicide of Clancy's mother puts her intellectually disabled son in jeopardy
S03 E23Jul 2, 1996
Principle of the Thing Jul 2, 1996 As the Heelers necessarily become involved with the discipline problems at the local high school, Tom realises that his own problems are nothing in comparison to the new school principal's.
S03 E24Jul 9, 1996
Mind Games Jul 9, 1996 PJ & Maggie have to examine the evnts of the past when a woman unleashes some powerful memories from her childhood.
S03 E25Jul 16, 1996
Duty of Care Jul 16, 1996 Dash & Nick are called out to an old farmhouse where they discover a vandalised room, a terrified child and swinging from a light fitting, a dead lamb.
S03 E26Aug 6, 1996
Other People's Lives Aug 6, 1996 PJ and Maggie investigate the death of a young ballet dancer, but PJ is upset by Maggies pas de deux with her varsity tutor.
S03 E27Aug 13, 1996
A Gift from God Aug 13, 1996 A paraplegic farmer is found battered and bruised and Tom suspects a travelling water diviner. Little does he know, however, that the stranger is the father of Anna's baby.
S03 E28Aug 20, 1996
Waiting to Happen Aug 20, 1996 Nick is surprised by Dash's unprofessional behaviour at the scene of a fatal accident, until he learns that both the victims were friends of hers. She insists she can cope with the trauma, but Nick feels there is more to it.PJ investigates Roman and discovers he's married.
S03 E29Aug 27, 1996
Bewitched Aug 27, 1996 PJ spills the beans about Roman but an investigation into the death of a clergyman's daughter leads Maggie to wonder how much he really knows.Meanwhile, Nick and Dash attempt to look after a hairdresser and sometime witch when she is pursued by bigots.
S03 E30Sep 3, 1996
Mudsticks Sep 3, 1996 Tom accepts the possibility that his daughter is gone for good; the team investigate baby bashing at a local creche; and Dash is very taken with PJ's replacement - Detective Johnny Kowalski.
S03 E31Sep 10, 1996
The Angels Share Sep 10, 1996 Dash gets a humiliating rejection when she realises Johnny is interested in Maggie, a stock of premium wine goes missing and Tom hears some bad news about his missing daughter.
S03 E32Sep 17, 1996
Something for Nothing Sep 17, 1996 The Heelers investigate a domestic burgularly and Dash wins on Chris' gaming machines then gets carried away by her winning streak.
S03 E33Sep 24, 1996
Winner Takes All Sep 24, 1996 A horse endurance race presents problems for the Heelers with both a sabateur and a thief on the loose. Dash and Maggie can't escape Johnny Kowalski's womanising and the team face PJ's return with mixed feelings.
S03 E34Oct 1, 1996
I Spy Oct 1, 1996 When PJ answers the phone at the station, he is surprised to find a toddler named Kanga calling to say his mummy won't wake up and his baby sister is crying. While the Heelers search for the location of Kanga's house, PJ is mortified to realise that Kanga's stepdad is playing a role in this and is trying to get into the house...
S03 E35Oct 8, 1996
Reality Bytes Oct 8, 1996 Dash and Adam wreck the hard drive of the Leap linked computer at the station while playing Doom. They have the system repaired locally and are anzious that Tom doesn't find out, but glitches soon appear, which seems to be connected to burglaries Maggie and PJ are investigating.
S03 E36Oct 15, 1996
In the Gun (1) Oct 15, 1996 The return of a young criminal to Mt. Thomas stirs up painful memories for Dash. Nick and Adam are sent to a domestic in which PJ becomes the target of a family's rage against the police.
S03 E37Oct 22, 1996
In the Gun (2) Oct 22, 1996 When a young mother of two is killed, a videotape of the incident appears to show that PJ cold-bloodedly shot her in the back. PJ faces tough questioning but the worst attention is that of tabloid TV journalist, Paul Carson. Maggie can see that PJ is having a harder time than he lets on, so she decides to help clear his name in the media. To do this she must prove that video pictures can lie and that Carson is a fraud. But even if she succeeds, PJ still has the Coronial Inquest ahead of him.
S03 E38Oct 29, 1996
Buck Naked Oct 29, 1996 It's Halloween in Mt. Thomas, and when Dash and Adam are sent out to apprehend what they assume is a seasonal prankâ€”a naked man. Dash is astonished to discover it is her brother Ian, the victim of his bucks party the night before. Ian's wedding is only two days away, and Dash is horrified to discover his fiance in bed with a German tourist. But Ian is prepared to overlook her indiscretion and ignore warnings from Dash. Can Dash change her brother's fate in time?
S03 E39Nov 5, 1996
Friendly Fire Nov 5, 1996 Nick is delighted when his old friend Gordy Muir turns up in Mt. Thomas to run a ""war games"" course for corporate clients, and thrilled when Gordy offers him a partnership in the new venture. But things quickly go sour when the observing senior partner of a law firm is injured during a mock ambush on the paint splat course, and the Heelers are called in to investigate.
S03 E40Nov 12, 1996
Half a Second Nov 12, 1996 PJ's career hangs in the balance when the coroners inquest into Raelene Darcy's death begins. PJ suffers a crisis of confidence and only Maggie stands between him and professional ruin.
S03 E41Nov 19, 1996
Miss Mount Thomas Nov 19, 1996 The favourite in the Miss Mount Thomas contest tells the Heelers she is being stalked, then mysteriously disappears.
S03 E42Nov 26, 1996
Dead and Alive Nov 26, 1996 Dash's family problems reach crisis point when her mother is admitted to a Melbourne hospital. She is in desperate need of a donor kidney to save her from certain death. But when advised of a possible donor Dash's joy is short-livedâ€”the donor is her brother Ian who has been in a motor bike accident and is not expected to live.