The Flying Doctors Season 3
S03 E01Mar 10, 1988
Sapphire Mar 10, 1988 Chris, Kate and Debbie look forward to a three day clinic at the sumptuous Manning property. Little do they realise that they are flying into a mystery that soon becomes a nightmare
S03 E02Mar 17, 1988
Cries from the Heart Mar 17, 1988 The pub's hawaiian night is put on hold as a search is launched for a missing child involved in an accident in the bush. A local woman claims to have seen the child, Jack doubts this, but is plagued by guilt that he might have made the wrong call.
S03 E03Mar 24, 1988
All in a Day's Work Mar 24, 1988 It's inspection day and what starts as a routine schedule for RFDS crew soon turns into pandemonium as a series of emergency calls come in. With everyone too busy to give the inspector more than a nod, what will she make of the way Coopers Crossing handles their "Routine" day?
S03 E04Mar 31, 1988
Out of a Clear Blue Sky Mar 31, 1988 A travelling salesman makes a visit to Coopers Crossing. He is an alcoholic and Chris has tried to help him in the past, but realises there is little she can do but be his friend. Marty the mechanic arrives in town but soon causes trouble for DJ at the disco.
S03 E05Apr 7, 1988
Affirmative Action Apr 7, 1988 Sam and Emma come to the aid of a friend who has entered "The Great Australian Camel Race", and George Baxter finds himself besieged after incurring the wrath of the town's womemfolk.
S03 E06Apr 14, 1988
Figures in a Landscape Apr 14, 1988 An artist and his agent arrive in town to find a bush retreat to boost his flagging career, but is the visit just a cover for something more sinister? Meanwhile, Chris finally confronts Jack about their relationship.
S03 E07Apr 21, 1988
The Devil You Know Apr 21, 1988 George Baxter meets his match when his tough American woman boss comes to town and doesn't beat around the business bush. DJ's budding affection with Soula is in danger of being discovered when they both catch chicken pox.
S03 E08Apr 28, 1988
Operating Solo Apr 28, 1988 An explosion at a gas field injures Geoff, and Kate accompanies him for therapy at Broken Hill - will romance blossom? Chris has to perform an emergency operation, and DJ has to win back Soula's affections.
S03 E09May 5, 1988
The Path of True Love May 5, 1988 The RFDS come to the aid of a tourist bus stranded by a flood. One of the passengers is seriously ill, and it looks as if she will die alone until a 25-year old love affair is rekindled. DJ himself has some affairs of the heart to resolve.
S03 E10May 19, 1988
The Kid May 19, 1988 A young boy and his dog arrive in town, expecting to compete in the local sheep dog trials. Marty suspects him to be a runaway and takes him under his wing, but the boys' presence creates tension in the community.
S03 E11May 26, 1988
The First Step May 26, 1988 Geoff has to be cruel to be kind to help a young woman recuperate from a stroke, while for DJ, woo turns to woe when his courtship of Soula runs into an unexpected obstacle.
S03 E12Jun 2, 1988
Hopscotch Jun 2, 1988 When a young, pennyless woman expecting her third baby is deserted by her husband, the town's sympathy is aroused and donations of money, clothing and toys flood in. However not all is as it seems as the folk of Coopers Crossing soon discover.
S03 E13Jun 9, 1988
Jacks High Jun 9, 1988 Things look nasty in Coopers Crossing when the town is invaded by a wild bunch of shearers and Jack is accidentally shot. Will the town be able to find somebody with his rare blood group in time?
S03 E14Jun 16, 1988
Clapped Out Jun 16, 1988 The RFDS come to the rescue of two old timers trying to save their heritage from the rapacious George Baxter.
S03 E15Jun 23, 1988
Private Lives - Public Faces Jun 23, 1988 A new cop Larry O'Connor and his dog Rebel arrive in town and he is eager to make an impression. He starts out by arresting the youths who broke in to Baxter's office. DJ is panicing as the boys go to the disco he runs. Mike tells Chris he is married, but that he loves her
S03 E16Jun 30, 1988
Wedlock Jun 30, 1988 A boy finds out his mother is having an affair with another landowner. The boy falls off his horse and complains of pain in his legs. chris can find nothing wrong with the boy and suggests he go home. He hears his parents talking of divorce and falls ill again. Sam and Chris devise a way to find out if he is faking or not. Marty is forever talking about leaving for Surfer's Paradise so DJ, Constable O'Connor and Sam set up the Surfer's Carnival.
S03 E17Jul 7, 1988
The Wrangler's Daughter Jul 7, 1988 A Wrangler and his mental impaired daughter are camping out in the bush. The wrangler's boss Richard Sawyer frightens the girl who runs away, and when her father goes looking for her he is bitten by a snake. The locals start a search of the bush and Constable O'Connor impresses the town by finding the girl.
S03 E18Jul 14, 1988
Borrowed Time Jul 14, 1988 A crop duster friend of Sam's named Bob gets work for Baxter but he has turned into a Enviromentalist and sprays water/milk over the crops. Baxter is not impressed and wants Constable O'Connor to arrest him. Bob tells Sam about his 8yr old son being killed when he sprayed himself with chemical from a tank. Bob decides to make a statement by threatening to empty chemicals into Canberra's water supply. bob gets killed and Sam finds out there were no chemicals aboard his plane.
S03 E19Jul 21, 1988
The Forbidden Jul 21, 1988 A land inspector visits falls down a cave after being warned by an aboriginal spirit to stay away. He is rescued but becomes very ill. Geoff asks Dougie for help in getting the curse removed. The man recovers but his tests show he had a disease caused by bat droppings. Mike visits Chris and brings his two daughters with him. The whole town starts talking about Chris, so Mike leaves but states he will be back. Sam's sister, Paula, also comes to the Crossing, she's got a job as radiographer at the hospital.
S03 E20Jul 28, 1988
She'll Be Right Jul 28, 1988 Hurtle returns to the crossing driving a Rolls Royce, which is stolen, but he doesn't know. Constable O'Connor is advised to look out for the stolen car, so Hurtle and Vic start hiding it around the town. Jack returns and he finds out Hurtle and Vic are upto no good. Mike tells Chris he has asked his wife for a divorce, but receives a call saying his wife has taken the children back to France. he asks Chris to go with him but she refuses. Mike leaves, and Chris is left to cry on Jack's shoulder.
S03 E21Aug 4, 1988
One Final Request Aug 4, 1988 Mike has left his Tiger Moth plane to Chris, after going to France to his kids. Geoff and Kate comes to and old lady with a heart condition. Geoff wants to put her in hospital, but she wants to die in peace, on her property. Geoff and Kate decides to stay and make her last hours as comfortable as possible. They also conduct the funural later on. Vic and Hurtle's case comes to court, and thanks to Larry, everybody involved get off with a warning. In the end, Larry and Hurtle both leave town.
S03 E22Aug 11, 1988
Roxanne Aug 11, 1988 Emma is going out to fix a tractor, despite Sam's and Paula's protests. On the road she sees a car in trouble. Inside she finds Roxanne and Kenny, both on the run from the police after a robbery. Kenny has been shot and is in a dreadful state. Roxanne forces Emma, under gunpoint, to ditch their car, and drive them to an abandonned shed in the bush. Late at night Kenny gets worse, so Emma and Roxanne go into town and get Chris. Sam has already reported Emma missing, but no one misses Chris until the following morning. A searcparty is organised and finally they find Chris and Emma, who has been under a lot of strain, since Roxanne has been taking amfetamines.
S03 E23Aug 18, 1988
Don't Tell Anybody Aug 18, 1988 A school picnic is held at a property belonging to a man named Rodney. He claims a ghost lives there to, Mick. Geoff and Kate are there, to teach the kids first aid. Later on the town people gather out there, except for Maggie, Emma, Chris and Lucy, who look after the pub. Geoff and Sam are called out on an emergency, but get terribly frightened by a dog! They swear, however, not to tell anybody. At night three nasty men arrive at the pub, which scares the women a bit. On the property Marty decides that he's going to sleep in Mick's room, to see if he is real. Paula scares him during the night, pretending to be a ghost. Marty runs away and falls down a gully! Sam is getting very worried about Emma, he can't reach her on the phone. He rushes back the following morning, only to find her and the other women having a nice breakfast with the nasty blokes from the previous night. Before Jack leaves Rodney's property, he actually sees Mick, in whom he had never previously believed, but when h
S03 E24Aug 25, 1988
No Way Back Aug 25, 1988 Emma is visiting a lady called Ann Williams on a farm outside of town. George Baxter wants to buy the property, but Ann doesn't want to sell, she has too many memories from the farm, where she lost her child a few years back. While Emma is out there, Sam visits, and suddenly Emma get a horrible stomach pain. She realizes there's something wrong with the baby, and George Baxter, who is in the neighbourhood, offers to give her and Sam a lift to the hospital. When they arrive in Coopers Crossing, Emma has lost her baby. Emma seem to recover, but an argument with Sam reveals she's really feeling terrible. Ann has decided to sell the property and go into the city. She doesn't want George to get a cheep price so she keeps an auction. The property is sold...to Sam Patterson!! Geoff finally agrees to go flying with Chris in her Tiger Moth. He is terrifid...but he survives!
S03 E25Sep 1, 1988
Johnnie Come Home Sep 1, 1988 A man named Harry has inherited a kidneydisease from his father and needs a new kidney. The only one who might be able to give it to him is his brother Johnnie, but he disappeared in Vietnam during the war. Harry's father dies and at the funural his wife Julia sees Johnnie, but Harry doesn't her. When Johnnie ends up in hospital, it turns out Julia was right, it is Johnnie! He gives his kidney to Harry!
S03 E26Sep 8, 1988
Look, Up in the Sky Sep 8, 1988 A couple of air balloons drop in on the clinic run. As the Nomad is in for some expensive repairs, a balloon race is organised in order to help raise dome funds. Kate and Geoff compete in different balloons but things do not run according to plan afterone of the other competitors develops a hernia mid-flight.