The Flying Doctors Season 8
S08 E01Jan 24, 1991
What a Guy Jan 24, 1991 A new doctor and nurse show up in Cooper's Crossing. He is charming but arrogant and she's fed up with overbearing city doctors, so the stage is set for a clash.
S08 E02Jan 31, 1991
Bad Moon Rising Jan 31, 1991 A man collapses whilst drilling an oil rig and after Johnno and David show up at the scene they discover the boss is an old enemy of Johnno's.
S08 E03Feb 7, 1991
A New Life Feb 7, 1991 A pregnant woman is being flown to the hospital with Kate as the only other passenger on board and they run into a bad storm. Kate is forced to deliver the baby after they woman goes into labour and she then rejects her baby and won't hold it or see it. Clare loses everything following a fire at her house. The doctors do everything they can to get the new mother to accept her new born baby.
S08 E04Feb 14, 1991
Through Thick and Thin Feb 14, 1991 After a couple of English girls are stranded in the outback, the doctors are called out to help.
S08 E05Feb 21, 1991
Deceptions Feb 21, 1991 David decides that the time has come to leave Cooper's Crossing and do something else with his life. A jackeroo is fired because he has been seeing the boss' daughter. David's efforts to save a life go disasterously wrong.
S08 E06Feb 28, 1991
None So Blind Feb 28, 1991 After battery acid explodes in her face, Kate could loose her sight.
S08 E07Mar 7, 1991
Sleep of Reason Mar 7, 1991 After Kate's younger sister Penny shows up town, she immediately causes a stir. Magda is hiding a secret and makes a surprise announcement.
S08 E08Mar 14, 1991
My Mother’s Child Mar 14, 1991 Clare is feeling stressed and her work starts to suffer after an agency contacts her about Steve, the son she had adopted. Penny is finding to hard to adapt in the outback and is feeling bored. After Clare's son arrives in town though things improve.
S08 E09Mar 21, 1991
Swinging on the Rope Mar 21, 1991 An influential landowner manages ro cause problems for the team after he insists that his injured son is sent to a specialist in Melbourne. A new doctor arrives in town and manages to offend the locals with her brusque manner.
S08 E10Apr 4, 1991
Father and Son Apr 4, 1991 Vic decides to invest in a tourist enterprise. A father has to come to terms with a tragedy.
S08 E11Apr 11, 1991
A Little Miracle Apr 11, 1991 Geoff and Kate decide to go camping hoping that some time together and some privacy will help them conceive a child. The end up camping near a fundamentally religious family and things go wrong after the father wants to sacrifice his son in an attempt to replicate Abraham.
S08 E12Apr 18, 1991
Murphy’s Law Apr 18, 1991 After Vic accidentally runs over a girl, it is the beginning of a whole chain of events.
S08 E13Apr 25, 1991
Breaking Down the Wall Apr 25, 1991 After a tour guide dies of a heart attack whilst showing people around some caves, Guy, Penny, Steve and a German couple find themselves lost inside the caves. Kate is not feeling well but a pregnancy test explains the cause of her sickness.
S08 E14May 2, 1991
Once Bitten May 2, 1991 Geoff is struck down with a mystery illness and after nobody seems to be able to diagnose what is wrong, it appears the only option is to amputate his arm.
S08 E15May 9, 1991
Clipped Wings May 9, 1991 Johnno is determined to fly back to town despite some bad weather conditions and ending up losing his pilot's license forcing him to take both his practical and theory tests again. After there is a medical emergency he decides to break his ban and fly the hurt man back to the hospital against regulations.
S08 E16May 16, 1991
Walk Don’t Run May 16, 1991 Kate is determined to compete in the town's annual cross country horse race even though she is pregnant. Her main rival is her sister Penny and neither of them is prepared to let the other one win.
S08 E17May 23, 1991
Masquerade May 23, 1991 Guy attempts to help a battered housewife. Jackie attempts to fend off the affections of a dentist.
S08 E18May 30, 1991
Against the Current May 30, 1991 Penny and Steve are looking forward to going on a camping trip but things take an unpleasant turn after they see something shocking. Penny runs off to Melbourne.
S08 E19Jun 6, 1991
Last of the Cochranes Jun 6, 1991 Geoff finds himself involved with the Cochrane family again. He goes to Melbourne after receiving a mystifying telephone call and he meets Old Ma Cochrane, mother of Carbine and Pharlap. The 91 year old woman wants to return to the Crossing so that she can die.
S08 E20Jun 13, 1991
Double Life Jun 13, 1991 Guy receives a massive surprise after his fiancee Fern Wentworth turns up. She wants to win back his heart and turn him into the man she knew before he moved to Coopers Crossing.
S08 E21Jun 20, 1991
Something, Nothing Jun 20, 1991 Johnno ends up having a near death experience, after flying in a storm, and he thinks about his life. He buys a farm from his friend who is ill with MS and admits his true feelings to Rowie.
S08 E22Jun 27, 1991
Family Jun 27, 1991 Geoff and Kate get ready to celebrate the birth of their first child. Geoff receives a visit from a paediatrician friend called Colin. After the baby is born, she is ill and needs an operation. The person who is best qualified to perform the surgery is Colin but unfortunately he is now an alcoholic. Kate finds out about his drinking problem and doesn't want him to perform the procedure but if baby Scarlett does not get the operation soon, she will die.
S08 E23Jul 4, 1991
Being Positive Jul 4, 1991 Jackie is pleased after Jerry Davis return to Coopers Crossing but romance is the last thing on his mind. After talking with Geoff about a scar he has on his neck after being involved in a medical emergency, he has some shocking news to deal with.
S08 E24Jul 11, 1991
Open Day Jul 11, 1991 A young boy who is disfigured with scars is kept away from society by his worried mother. Geoff attempts to rehabilitate them and encourage them back into the community but the mother refuses. After the boy becomes suicidal though it's up to Penny to try to resolve the situation.
S08 E25Jul 18, 1991
Changing Times Jul 18, 1991 Geoff and Kate experience city life after they relocate to Melbourne after he has been been given the opportunity to train as a cardiologist. They end up deciding not to leave the Crossing though and move back after not enjoying life in Melbourne. Rowie and Johnno finalise their wedding arrangements and she she gets cold feet.
S08 E26Jul 25, 1991
Freedom Jul 25, 1991 A couple of young lovers decide to hide away in the cellar of a farmhouse to avoid the anger of their feuding families. After Jackie finds them, their secret becomes common knowledge with tragic consequences.
S08 E27Aug 1, 1991
Red Letter Day Aug 1, 1991