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The Beachcombers Season 8

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Season 08, Episode 01 Songwriters

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Sep 16, 1979
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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

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Season 08, Episode 02 Nick's Place

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Sep 23, 1979
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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

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Season 08, Episode 03 Nobody's Boy

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Sep 30, 1979
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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.

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Season 08, Episode 04 Boom

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Oct 14, 1979
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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.

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Season 08, Episode 05 The Singing Death Man

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Oct 28, 1979
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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

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Season 08, Episode 06 Sunblind

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Nov 4, 1979
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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.

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Season 08, Episode 07 Cargo of Doom

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Nov 11, 1979
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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.

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Season 08, Episode 08 A Fool and His Money

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Nov 18, 1979
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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

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Season 08, Episode 09 Up The Creek

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Nov 25, 1979
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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

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Season 08, Episode 10 Participaction

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Dec 2, 1979
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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

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Season 08, Episode 11 Wheeler Dealer

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Dec 9, 1979
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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.

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Season 08, Episode 12 Manhunt

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Dec 16, 1979
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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

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Season 08, Episode 13 Skyhook

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Dec 23, 1979
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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

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Season 08, Episode 14 The Lovely Miss Peachum

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Jan 6, 1980
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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.

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Season 08, Episode 15 Mystery at Plunket Island

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Jan 13, 1980
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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/

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Season 08, Episode 16 The Scent of Juniper

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Jan 20, 1980
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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.

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Season 08, Episode 17 Boatnappers

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Jan 27, 1980
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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.

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Season 08, Episode 18 Ace

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Feb 3, 1980
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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.

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Season 08, Episode 19 Mercy Flight

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Feb 10, 1980
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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

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Season 08, Episode 20 Windsurfer

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Feb 17, 1980
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Windsurfer Feb 17, 1980 A romantic interest develops between Margaret and her friend, Hans, who is teaching her to windsurf.

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