The Beachcombers Season 8
S08 E01Sep 16, 1979
Songwriters Sep 16, 1979 Guest star Rene Simard is the focus of attention when Nick and Jesse pursue the vacationing singer up and down the Sunshine coast, determined to sell him a song and become instant celebrities
S08 E02Sep 23, 1979
Nick's Place Sep 23, 1979 Nick embarks on a high flying scheme to convert a crumbling slum into Gibsons first after hours coffee house... and discovers that Relic is his landlord
S08 E03Sep 30, 1979
Nobody's Boy Sep 30, 1979 Relic meets his match in a twelve year old tough named Pat O'Gorman. Young Pat seems destined for the wrong side of the lay until Nick and Molly intervene.
S08 E04Oct 14, 1979
Boom Oct 14, 1979 A stolen boom of logs is the hotly contested prize for which Relic, McLoskey, Nick and Ceece Neville compete. A comedy of misunderstandings with a truly 'explosive' ending.
S08 E05Oct 28, 1979
The Singing Death Man Oct 28, 1979 A collector engages Relic and McLoskey to rob the Seahost graveyard, but they arouse a guardian spirit, the Singing Death Man, who takes fearful revenge against Relic. Chief Moses offers to intervene with the spirit on Relic's behalf, but first they must find and return the loot - an ancient cross
S08 E06Nov 4, 1979
Sunblind Nov 4, 1979 Relic accuses Nick of getting soft. Attempting to refute the accusation, Nick ends up adrift on a log and blind. His efforts to find his way back to safety forms the substance of this perilous adventure.
S08 E07Nov 11, 1979
Cargo of Doom Nov 11, 1979 Relic and McLoskey con Nick and Jesse into transporting a cargo of volatile dynamite. A sudden storm threatens to blow the Persephone to smithereens, with all hands aboard.
S08 E08Nov 18, 1979
A Fool and His Money Nov 18, 1979 Two old prospectors lead Nick, Jesse and Pat O'Gorman a merry chase for several thousand dollars worth of hotly contested highgrade gold ore
S08 E09Nov 25, 1979
Up The Creek Nov 25, 1979 Both Nick and Relic, are injured in the bush, and there's no one but little Sara to tend their wounds, try to get them out and fend off a marauding bear. Guests: Gibsons' 1st and 2nd Brownie Pack
S08 E10Dec 2, 1979
Participaction Dec 2, 1979 To help Molly lose weight, Nick and the rest of the family go on a fitness kick which Relic does his utmost to sabotage - with devastating results to himself
S08 E11Dec 9, 1979
Wheeler Dealer Dec 9, 1979 A dangerous accident aboard Persephone and a near-fatal fire are among the consequences when Pat O'Gorman sets out to make a fast buck - using money that doesn't belong to him.
S08 E12Dec 16, 1979
Manhunt Dec 16, 1979 Constable John leads Nick on a calamitous search for a non-existant arsonist. The Constable's dedication to duty is only exceeded by his ruinous ill luck
S08 E13Dec 23, 1979
Skyhook Dec 23, 1979 Young Pat O'Gorman dreams of becoming a flier. His dreams become nightmares when he finds himself airborne in a Cessna 185 - with Ol' Relic sharing the dual controls. Nick and the Cessna's pilot must try and bring them safely back down
S08 E14Jan 6, 1980
The Lovely Miss Peachum Jan 6, 1980 Do you believe Relic is in love? Neither do Nick and Molly but they have a tough time uncovering the hidden motives behind his blundering but determined courtship of the spinster schoolmarm, Gladys Peachum.
S08 E15Jan 13, 1980
Mystery at Plunket Island Jan 13, 1980 A famous authoress involves Nick in some hair raising hi-jinks as she works out the plot of her next best seller/
S08 E16Jan 20, 1980
The Scent of Juniper Jan 20, 1980 Jesse Jim falls in love with a frightened young Indian girl who has retreated from reality after being victimized by a gang of young toughs. Nick and Jesse attempt to help the girl - but almost lose her when she tries to purify her spirit with a seven mile swim through icy waters.
S08 E17Jan 27, 1980
Boatnappers Jan 27, 1980 A pair of extortionists meet their match when they 'kidnap' Persephone and the Jet Boat and demand exorbitant ransom money from Nick and Relic.
S08 E18Feb 3, 1980
Ace Feb 3, 1980 Margaret battles 'the heartbreak of cellulitis' and the charms of her rival Lola Cross to win the heart of a no-account bum named Ace, who thinks he's 1980's answer to Elvis Presley.
S08 E19Feb 10, 1980
Mercy Flight Feb 10, 1980 Alone in the bush, Sadie has an accident while trapping, Nick and Molly's well intentioned efforts to fly Sadie out for medical help form the basis for a hair-raising adventure
S08 E20Feb 17, 1980
Windsurfer Feb 17, 1980 A romantic interest develops between Margaret and her friend, Hans, who is teaching her to windsurf.