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Season 06, Episode 01 A Good Drop of Red

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Mar 1, 1990
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A Good Drop of Red Mar 1, 1990 Tom is going on holiday and with him on the Broken Hill plane are Kate, a pregnant woman and two businessmen. The businessmen want to look at a certain place which isn't on the route to Broken Hill and the pilot forges the flightplan. They crash and no one knows where they are. One of the businessmen goes for help, but it's stupid - he'll never make it without water. The woman delivers a little baby girl who is very ill. Luke and the woman's husband is out looking for them and finds the businessmen who'd gone for help severly dehydrated. They find the others as well and everybody will be all right, even the little baby!

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Season 06, Episode 02 The Hero

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Mar 8, 1990
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The Hero Mar 8, 1990 A new RDS pilot lands himself in trouble when he gives a lift to an old rascal called Felix.

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Season 06, Episode 03 Suspicion

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Mar 15, 1990
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Suspicion Mar 15, 1990 Chris has to look after a criminal, Evans. The police claims he tried to escape but his injuries are consistant with the ones of a beating. Chris feels sorry for him but finally she has to release him from the hospital. On the way to Broken Hill they have a caraccident. When Chris gets there Evans tries to kill them all but is shot to death by one of the policemen. It turned out Evans had been treated for schizophrenia.

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Season 06, Episode 04 Daddy's Girl

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Mar 22, 1990
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Daddy's Girl Mar 22, 1990 Mr Price and his grown up daughter Megan own place where men are drilling. Tom is an old friend of Megan's. While Mr Price and Megan are there, there is a big explosion. Tom and David go there, Mr Price and Megan aren't injured so they decide to fly out the men who are seriously injured first. Megan isn't happy about this - she wants her father on the plane first, but she and Mr Price end up staying back with Tom while David goes in the plane with the other men. Mr Price has a heart attack and dies, but it turns out he was taking tablets for angina and didn't tell Tom before

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Season 06, Episode 05 Two Sisters Running

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Mar 29, 1990
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Two Sisters Running Mar 29, 1990 Two girls, Kelly and Hannah, and their grandmother have a car accident. In hospital Geoff finds out the grandmother has lethal cancer. She wants to looks for the girls' father, Michael O'Connor, their mother is dead. Geoff locates Michael on the opal-fields, but Michael won't come back. The grandmother dies, and the girls overhear Geoff when he says they might be split up. The girls run away and a search-party is organized. Geoff has found out why Michael won't come back for his kids, and confronts him with the information. This makes Michael come and look for his girls and thanks to him they are found!

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Season 06, Episode 06 Dangerous Games

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Apr 5, 1990
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Dangerous Games Apr 5, 1990 Nancy contacts an old rodeo-champion, Ralph McRae, to help Nick. Vic is jealous, he thinks Nancy and Ralph have something going. Ralph doesn't seem to realize he isn't young anymore, so he tries some rodeo, but gets really dizzy. It turns out he was near a stroke, but will be alright if he takes care of himself. He doesn't want to at first, but when he ends up in hospital he comes to his senses. Vic and Nancy are fighting and Nancy falls down the stairs. It looks like she'll be completely paralyzed, but later it turns out she could get better, if she has surgery. It's a rather big risk, but she and Vic decides to go through with the operation. And it is a success.

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Season 06, Episode 07 Milk Run

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Apr 12, 1990
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Milk Run Apr 12, 1990 A woman named Lois Murchison takes a bad fall, and can't radio for help. The only one left on the property apart from herself is her very young son Ben. Lois manages to send a call to DJ on a really old radio, but he can't really identify her. Finally Tom finds her and takes her to hospital. Chris has applied for a top job in Sydney, and she got it - but turned it down!

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Season 06, Episode 08 Point of No Return

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Apr 19, 1990
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Point of No Return Apr 19, 1990 Amanda is seeing Mark, who works on her father's property. Her mother doesn't approve and after a fight Mark leaves. Amanda is so upset she tries to kill herself. Debbie got a bump on the head in an accident, and in the plane her headinjury gets worse and she faints. David lands the plane, and Amanda will be fine. But Debbie's pilot's license is withdrawn.

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Season 06, Episode 09 Small Mercies

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Apr 26, 1990
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Small Mercies Apr 26, 1990 Tom goes to see June Nichols, who is ill. Her radio is broken, so Tom takes June's son Jason to go to the neighbours for help. They have a car accident and than gets lost in the bush. They are found however, in time to save June as well.

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Season 06, Episode 10 A Painful Extraction

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May 3, 1990
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A Painful Extraction May 3, 1990 DJ's father turns up and wants DJ to return to Greece with him. DJ and his father go to see an old man out in the bush to see if he is OK, his radio isn't working. The doctors take it in turns on the radio at the base. Turns out the old man is very ill and has tetnus. DJ decides to go back to Greece with his father and leaves.

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Season 06, Episode 11 The Climber

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May 10, 1990
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The Climber May 10, 1990 A bloke and his girlfriend turn up in town to see David - they are old friends. David and the bloke go climbing, his girlfriend isn't feeling well and stays at the hotel. The girlfriend seems to be getting worse and when Nancy sees her she calls Tom. It turns out to be a very bad case of food poisoning. During the climb the bloke starts feeling ill and can't carry on, he waits on ledge half way up and David goes for help. The food poisoning was from some caviar and champagne they had both had.

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Season 06, Episode 12 Dead Reckoning

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May 17, 1990
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Dead Reckoning May 17, 1990 When charter pilot Doug Holland flies into Coopers Crossing to refuel his aircraft, a nightmare begins for Geoff, Kate and the other doctors.

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Season 06, Episode 13 A Bride to Be

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May 24, 1990
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A Bride to Be May 24, 1990 Typical Aussie outback man Whistler, who loves Alice but has avoided marriage for 20 years, discovers that the time has come to make a decision. In order to raise some extra money so that he will be able to support her, he attempts cattle rustling—but collapses in the process.

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Season 06, Episode 14 A Place for the Night

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May 31, 1990
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A Place for the Night May 31, 1990 A young girl blames herself for her sister's drowning and loses the will to walk. While taking her to Broken Hill for tests, the plane makes a forced landing, and Geoff and Kate decide to stay the night in an eerie homestead occupied by two strange sisters.

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Season 06, Episode 15 End of the Rainbow

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Jun 7, 1990
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End of the Rainbow Jun 7, 1990 Nick goes to an opal-miner called Jackson with a generator. Jackson attacks Nick but then get trouble breathing. He goes to hospital with his daughter while Nick stays to guard the mine. A thief comes at night and manages to get some opals with him. When Jacksom comes to the mine the following day he gets sick again and David take some tests of the mine. Jackson thinks his former partner, Palmer, stole the opals and goes over to his mine. David goes after him and finds them fighting in the mine. Suddenly the roof crashes down and the three of them are trapped inside. In the last minute they are saved by Tom and Nick. David finds out Jackson was allergic to some fungus in the mine and therfore he can't keep working in it. He sells the mine to Parker.

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Season 06, Episode 16 Doube Vision

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Jun 14, 1990
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Doube Vision Jun 14, 1990 Tom is treating a girl named Kim, she's burnt her hands. She falls in love with Tom and follows him everywhere which is a bit embarresing. She follows him to the airport and climbs into the cargospace in front of the plane when they go on a clinicround. They find her there after a while and she has to stay with them over night. The following day she finds out her mother will come. She is very upset and runs away. Tom finds her on top of a windmill and manages, though difficulties, get her down. They found out Kim's schizophrenic and she will go back to town for treatment.

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Season 06, Episode 17 The Boy in the Boot

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Jun 21, 1990
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The Boy in the Boot Jun 21, 1990 A father, Rex, and his son Tim is heading toward Coopers Crossing whne Tim gets in the boot of the car. They have a caraccident, but is saved in the last minute before the truck burns into a wreck. Tim will be fine, but Geoff finds out Rex's got a heart disease. It isn't curable and Rex wants to spend time with his son. They leave for a farm the following morning. Tim's mother, Jess, turns up in town and claims Rex has kidnapped Tim, she wants him back! At the farm Rex and Tim finds out the person they were looking for had moved but they stay there with Di and Ellie Martin. Suddenly Rex collapses. Geoff and Kate come but Rex died in the plane. Tim decided to stay on the farm to try some country life.

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Season 06, Episode 18 Windows of the Soul

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Jun 28, 1990
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Windows of the Soul Jun 28, 1990 David is getting a man to hospital who hurt his head. David finds out he's been in Vietnam but he doesn't want to talk about it. But he does have a heart condition and needs a by pass operation in Sydeny. He refuses to go though, he reckons he's got nothing to live for. He runs away from the hospital but then his daughter from Vietnam shows up. Apparantly he had no knowledge of her. She and David go looking for her father and finally they manage to locate him. After lots of dramas the man ends up in hospital, and when he sees he has a daughter who cares about him he decides to go through with the operation and he and his daughter leave for Sydney together.

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Season 06, Episode 19 Rest in Peace

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Jul 5, 1990
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Rest in Peace Jul 5, 1990 Nick and Annie find a car in a dried creek with two bodies inside. They are believed to be Bob and Rachel Jordan, who mysteriously disappeared years earlier. Tom is suspicious and finally they find out the man in the car wasn't Bob. It turned out Rachel had had an affair - Bob was ill and spent most of his time in bed. Their son found out and told Bob, who was very upset. Rachel and her ""boyfriend"" took off, but apparently they didn't get any further than the creek. Shortly afterwords Bob died, but made Michael swear not to tell the truth. Michael held his promise and burried Bob at the property. He had had mental problems ever since.

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Season 06, Episode 20 Life Line

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Jul 12, 1990
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Life Line Jul 12, 1990 Chris undergoes an emotional crisis after receiving some devastating news about her father.

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