The Flying Doctors Season 9
S09 E01Aug 8, 1991
Nymphs and Nightmares Aug 8, 1991 Rowie is riddled with guilt when Walter Morell claims to have seen a nymph in the outback. Twenty years ago, Rowie abandoned her friend Beryl in the outback and she believes the sighting of the nymph is more than just a coincidence.
S09 E02Aug 15, 1991
Out of the Blue Aug 15, 1991 Life with baby Scarlett leads to marital discord for Geoff and Kate. Then when Kate's sister Penny becomes infatuated with Geoff, things are only set to get worse. Meanwhile the whole town is convinced that a satellite is about to hit town.
S09 E03Aug 22, 1991
The Last Dance Aug 22, 1991 The love of Clare's life appears in the Crossing and causes her some consternation. meanwhile Steve finds running his own business is not as easy as he thought.
S09 E04Aug 29, 1991
Unfinished Business Aug 29, 1991 When a lethal bacteria is found in the operating theatre, there is an outbreak of hysteria in the Crossing. Although Guy attempts to suppress local concerns he ends up exacerbating the situation. Meanwhile Rowie makes some life changing decisions about her relationship with Johnno.
S09 E05Sep 5, 1991
Jacqueline Sep 5, 1991 After a storm prevents Guy and Jackie from returning to the Crossing after a clinic round,they are forced to stay over night in an isolated shed. Not too surprisingly, when they get back in to town the next day everyone is talking about their night together.
S09 E06Sep 12, 1991
Monkey Sep 12, 1991 There is a highly specialised, successful in town but Jackie has to deal with a troubled conscience after finding out that he is addicted to heroine.
S09 E07Sep 19, 1991
The Stranger Sep 19, 1991 Geoff believes a man is suffering from mental illness when he jumps out in front of him, nude. However the man is evidently highly educated and astounds the locals with his understanding of flying, mechanics and medicine. At first they believe he must be some sort of alien but things become even more mysterious when the military arrives in the Crossing in search of him.
S09 E08Sep 19, 1991
The Christening Sep 19, 1991 As Kate and Geoff prepare for Scarlett's christening, they reflect on their lives together and the friends they have known.
S09 E09Sep 26, 1991
The Good Book Sep 26, 1991 Old familiar faces return to the Crossing when a party is held after Harry Cooper's diary is found. Things don't run quite as smoothly as planned though when George Baxter, who believes he owns a dairy as a consequence of what was written in the diary, crashes in to the bus carrying Chris. Tom makes it back from Africa and Emma arrives, with out Sam, but with two children in tow. When Geoff discovers that Baxter is not entitled to the dairy, he decides to return ownership to the town. DJ returns from Greece and flirts with Penny, much to Steve's annoyance. It is announced that Chris will go back with Tom to Africa.
S09 E10Oct 3, 1991
My Little Patch Oct 3, 1991 A young Koori boy has a difficult time when his grandfather is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Guy becomes involved but soon discovers that he is perhaps too emotionally attached to the situation and has trouble thinking rationally.
S09 E11Oct 10, 1991
Two Splatt Shuffle Oct 10, 1991 Emotions run high in the Crossing when they believe they have a bigamist in their midst. When a travelling salesman has an accident and is admitted to hospital, his terrible secret is exposed when two wives turn up at visiting time. Is he the bigamist he appears to be?
S09 E12Oct 17, 1991
Secrets Oct 17, 1991 A man threatens to kill his wife and child out of desperation when he can no longer go on with the guilt of his financial debt. Meanwhile an attractive, wealthy man, Andrew Abott, seduces Rowie.
S09 E13Oct 24, 1991
The Games We Play Oct 24, 1991 Guy is mystified by the symptoms of a young patient and has problems identifying a diagnosis. Meanwhile there is cricket fever in the Crossing as everyone awaits the contest they've all been waiting for to take place.
S09 E14Oct 31, 1991
Bone China Oct 31, 1991 Geoff decides to expand his career options and break out into the world of cuisine. Meanwhile, everyone in the Crossing is nervous when convicted killer Matt Samuels is let out of prison after serving his time. When Kate is determined to drive him back home without anyone else, people become apprehensive about her safety.
S09 E15Nov 7, 1991
Johnno Be Good Nov 7, 1991 When Johnno learns that his father has died, he returns to Melbourne to collect his belongings. However he finds out more than he bargained for when he meets one of his father's old friends and hears the tales his father has been making up about him. He regrets that he never spent time with his father when he had the chance. Back in the Crossing, Guy and Steve attempt to do Johnno a favour by re-decorating his house but things don't go quite as planned and they end up burning it down. Penny has a difficult emergency and her own life is put at risk.
S09 E16Nov 14, 1991
Lost Rainbows Nov 14, 1991 Rowie is involved in a bizarre emergency. When she goes there across country by horse, she discovers that all is not what it seems and calls the base for assistance.
S09 E17Nov 21, 1991
Broken Promises Nov 21, 1991 The stress and pressure of arranging a high society wedding causes the bride to be, Emily, to collapse with exhaustion and be hospitalised. After being told that she needs absolute rest she has second thoughts about going through with the marriage and cancels it: her parents are devastated. Meanwhile, the lorry carrying the champagne supplies for the reception is involved in an accident on its way back from Broken Hill. One by one, the residents of the Crossing find themselves out at the scene of the incident and find themselves drinking their way through the goods. Also Guy has a rival in his affections for Jackie. In the end, it's all systems go back at the Crossing when the couple decide to go through with the wedding. However, by the time a celebration has been re-organised, it emerges the young couple have already eloped.
S09 E18Nov 28, 1991
Visitors Welcome Nov 28, 1991 Luke will do anything to impress his father Barry, however he takes things a little too far when a group of Japanese end up staying in the Crossing when their bus breaks down. Johnno ends up staying with Luke and Barry when the pub becomes too full and he is witness to the racist comments made by both Barry and Luke about the visitors. Later, when one of the Japanese tourists is stabbed, all evidence points to Luke. Meanwhile, one of the tourists is Toshi who has visited the Crossing before. Guy makes it clear that he and Jackie are together and this time he takes a shine to Penny.
S09 E19Dec 5, 1991
Yesterday’s News Dec 5, 1991 When a female journalist joins Kate and Johnno on a clinic run it results in a bit of a fracas. There is a plane crash; fantastic news for the journalist but not for the young man who Kate has to do an emrgency operation on.
S09 E20Dec 19, 1991
Dirty Linen Dec 19, 1991 There is a major problem at the hospital when the aged washing machines break down and it emerges there is insufficient funds to buy replacement ones. When the staff goes on strike, it is up to Penny and an infamous union man to get new machines and get everyone back to work. Meanwhile Steve finds himself attracted to the Crossing's new teacher, Jane McLaughlin, and they waste no time in getting intimately acquainted.
S09 E21Dec 26, 1991
Chasing Rainbows Dec 26, 1991 Rowie finds the going tough when she has to decide between taking care of her ill father or living in Coopers Crossing. Things become increasingly stressful for her when she is forced to give treatment instructions over the radio to an injured navy recruit. Meanwhile, tensions between her and Guy continue to rise.
S09 E22Jan 2, 1992
Uncle Cyrano Jan 2, 1992 Guy finds himself faced with a difficult moral dilemma. Steve continues to be infatuated by the local school teacher, Jane, and he is determined to make their relationship more serious. However, when she goes to see Guy it emerges she has a fatal illness. Guy is desperate to maintain his Hippocratic Oath but he doesn't want his friend Steve to be hurt.
S09 E23Aug 25, 1992
Luck of the Draw Aug 25, 1992 When Geoff has to make the exceptionally difficult choice between attending the birth of a premature baby and treating the victim of a snake bite, Jackie objects to his decision. However later on, she too is faced with the challenge of making a choice between life and death and begins to appreciate how it feels. Kate finds herself embroiled in local politics and faces an unexpected adversary.
S09 E24Sep 1, 1992
Trouble with M.E. Sep 1, 1992 Rowie and Guy find themselves at loggerheads when they disagree over the diagnosis of a patient. Matt Sheridan, a notoriously hard working farmer, seeks medical help for excessive tiredness. Rowie believes it must be a symptom of an underlying physical illness but Guy is adamant Matt is suffering from stress. The animosity they show towards each other makes their colleagues at the RFDS feel very uncomfortable.
S09 E25Sep 8, 1992
The Accomplice Sep 8, 1992 There's a new man in town. He quickly ingratiates himself with the locals however Jackie remains apprehensive about him.
S09 E26Sep 15, 1992
Blind Obsession Sep 15, 1992 Claire continues to receive attention from a secret admirer. However, she decides that it might not be such a bad thing and decides that she'd like to meet him.
S09 E27Sep 22, 1992
Wimp Sep 22, 1992 The town hosts a local boxing match. Things take an ominous turn though when Steve knocks out his opponent. When his opponant dies, he is held partially responsible for the death.
S09 E28Sep 29, 1992
Visionaries Sep 29, 1992 Hard times have hit the Crossing but Vic has an ingenious idea to draw in more custom: introduce bikini wearing parking inspectors. Meanwhile, he thinks he sees Penny and Guy.
S09 E29Nov 10, 1992
Life Lessons Nov 10, 1992 In a reflective mood when it's his daughter Scarlett's birthday, Geoff makes her a video about the people of Coopers Crossing. He hopes to pass on the 'life lessons' his father taught him, but he reveals some dark secrets too.