Blue Heelers: episode guide
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Episode 12.01 (458)
Tom Croydon is suspended from duty pending a Coroner's Inquest into a murder he's suspected of committing, and Mark Jacobs has taken control of the station. Nick Schultz is back helping PJ with the murder investigation, but it seems young Kelly is the only person who truly believes in Tom's innocence.
Starring: Danny Raco, Samantha Tolj, Rachel Gordon, Geoff Morrell, Simone McAullay, Ditch Davey, Julie Nihill, Martin Sacks, John Wood
Guest Starring: William McInnes as Det Sgt Nick Schultz, Sarah Chadwick as Acting Sgt. Lindy Schroeder; Melissa Andersen as Tarni Baxter, Susan Godfrey as Greta Conroy, Jeremy Lindsay Taylor as Ryan Dekker, Winston Brearley as Matt Baxter, Scott Harrison as Lenny Dysart, T'Mara Buckmaster as Helen Morris, Peter Knowles as Frank Morris, Lise Rodgers as Coroner, Simon Corkeron as Counsel, Tyler Coppin as Julian Whitelaw, John Flaus as Percy O'Grady, Paul Moder as Mac Greer, Katherine Fyffe as Video Shop Girl
Burden of Proof
Episode 12.02 (459)
Tom now finds himself the prime suspect for the murder of Ryan Dekker. PJ and Nick Schulz believe the key witness is lying, and set out to uncover her motives for doing so — despite Tom's unwillingness to cooperate. PJ and Nick uncover a tangled web of incompetence and betrayal.
But the actual killer strikes back by kidnapping Kelly, knowing that Tom will come to her rescue. Tom does, but his uncompromising attitude is more than a match for the killer.
Amy has to deal with a 14-year-old confession from a failed armed robber who just won't shut up. She does her best to fob the case off on other unsuspecting Heelers.
Guest Starring: William McInnes as Det Sgt Nick Schultz, Sarah Chadwick as Acting Sgt. Lindy Schroeder; Melissa Andersen as Tarni Baxter, Scott Harrison as Lenny Dysart, T'mara Buckmaster as Helen Morris, Peter Knowles as Frank Morris, Nathan Godkin as Reginald Foley George, Zanthea Zamas as Cherry
Note: this episode marks William McInnes' final Blue Heelers appearance
Episode 12.03 (460)
Tom is back in charge of the Mt Thomas Police Station and is not happy with the new relaxed atmosphere fostered by Acting Sergeant Lindy Schroeder.
When Tom discovers Lindy has given Jonesy time off behind his back, he ticks her off and she runs to Sgt Mark Jacobs, who remonstrates with Tom. The Boss tells Mark that he must take full responsibility for Lindy and all her future policing decisions. When Tom realises that her leniency towards two women accused of stealing their friend's new plasma TV has simply caused an escalation of the crime, and that she deliberately misled him, he insists that Mark get rid of her.
PJ and Amy investigate a peculiar bank robbery, where the robber insisted on taking a very specific sum and Kelly and Joss reluctantly investigate the disappearance of a goat. The case seems to be solved when a goat is left in reception, but it turns out to be the wrong goat.
Guest Starring: Sarah Chadwick as Acting Sgt Lindy Schroeder; Neil Melville as Kevin Sutton, Margee Peerman as Bank Teller, Nicholas Berg as Peter Hill, Chris Lyons as Drew Hatton, Lisa Tilley as Clare Hatton, Bob Ruggiero as Ugo Mocelli, Eva Lazzaro as Sandy, Kate Johnston as Debra Leach, Elizabeth Sandy as Janine Wells, Tamara Donnellan as Chantelle Perry, Lauren Hawker as Gail O'Shaunnessy, Seve Jones as Child in Backyard
Notes: future AFI Award nominee Eva Lazzaro (Most Outstanding New Talent, 2010) makes her second guest appearance (9.26 previously) while Chris Lyons makes his first appearance since a three episode arc in series 3 leading up to Grant Bowler's exit
The Walking Wounded
Episode 12.04 (461)
Amy is suspicious when a woman's baby is found dead in his crib, apparently the result of SIDS. It is the second child the again-pregnant woman has lost in suspicious circumstances and comes only a week after another SIDS death in town — and the details are identical. Could this be a copycat case?
Jonesy and Susie head off to make a simple arrest for a drive off (driving away without paying for petrol) but find themselves cuffed together and held hostage in an onion packing shed by the offender's over-protective mother. New Senior Constable Alex Kirby arrives to save them, but the rescue doesn't go quite as planned.
Chris has a problem guest, an old lady who has checked in, paid by cash, but now won't leave her room — and owes money. She refuses to give her identity, and Kelly is set the task of finding out who she is and where she came from.
Joss has moved out of home to share with a couple of blokes, and his care packages from his mum are now coming to the station — much to Kelly's derisive amusement.
Guest Starring: Charlie Clausen as Snr Const Alex Kirby; Roslyn Oades as Miranda Cooper, Jono Burns as Jason Cooper, Sharni Page as Olivia Harris, Dean Jarred as Baby David Cooper, Johnny Flynn as Daryl Dumbo Bartlett, Mickey Camilleri as Pauline Bartlett, Val Jellay as Marjorie Price, Tharini Mudaliar as Dr Ambekar
Note: Charlie Clausen's first appearance, he is added to the starring cast the next episode
Episode 12.05 (462)
PJ and Amy are called to a vicious home invasion at a mansion on the outskirts of Mt Thomas where a teenage boy has been cut with a knife in an effort to force his mother to open the safe. When they meet the father, Danny O'Keefe, both Tom and PJ recognise him as a likely gangster, and immediately assume his associates were responsible. At first PJ suspects another flashy "businessman" staying at the Imperial, but then evidence leads them to someone else. Tom's jaundiced view of Danny O'Keefe is confirmed when this suspect is found bashed and the flashy businessman is found murdered in Melbourne.
Jonesy and Susie follow up on cars being stolen from the railway commuter car park and find themselves in a police pursuit with a young teenager who jams on the brakes right in front of them, causing a collision in which their airbag inflates. Later Jonesy finds himself chasing the same kid, and is blamed when the chase turns fatal. Alex and Susie work together to exonerate their mate by finding out what really happened.
Starring: Charlie Clausen, Danny Raco, Samantha Tolj, Rachel Gordon, Geoff Morrell, Simone McAullay, Ditch Davey, Julie Nihill, Martin Sacks, John Wood
Guest Starring: Gary Sweet as Danny O'Keefe; Annie Stanford as Benita O'Keefe, Joe Brukner as Butch O'Keefe, Brendan Carroll as Jason Costello, Tibor Gyapjas as Joe Cahill, Cara Foley as Jasmin Peters, Sue Broberg as Mrs Costello, Luke Beard as Terry Hemmings, Phil Moye as Locksmith, Felicity Soper as Geraldine, John Papiccio as Philip Goldblum
Everything a Girl Could Want
Episode 12.06 (463)
Kelly and Joss are trying to resurrect the Blue Light basketball team, but unexpectedly they find a kid selling heroin. Tom is convinced Danny O'Keefe is somehow behind it, but his efforts to bring him to justice are frustrated.
Meanwhile the basketball has somehow turned to soccer and Joss invites his soccer-star brother, Tony, to run a coaching clinic. When Tony bets Joss that he can seduce Kelly, Joss finds himself in a dilemma; he realises Kelly is genuinely attracted and is not sure if his loyalty should be to his brother or his colleague.
Susie and Alex follow up a frantic mother's report that her twelve-year-old daughter has been abducted. Susie is initially dismissive and suspects the girl has run away, but the mother shows them questionable email correspondence on the girl's computer from someone calling themselves Spunk Bubble and her best friend reports they were followed home from school by a suspicious man.
Guest Starring: Gary Sweet as Danny O'Keefe; Reshad Strik as Tony Peroni, Joe Brukner as Butch O'Keefe, Wesley Scott as Birdie Edwards, John Brumpton as Tim Merrett, Tom Doyle as Paul Merrett, Christen O'Leary as Lauren Clarke, Nikita Rover-Pritchard as Renee Clarke, Pepita Emmerichs as Ally Shaw, Lisa Angove as Ally's Mother, Toby Newton as Todd Morley
Note: Martin Sacks' directoral debut
One Good Turn
Episode 12.07 (464)
When an excited first-time father disowns his newborn baby, Alex and Susie suspect the mother, a schoolteacher, has been having an affair with a young schoolboy. At first both parties deny a relationship, but when they run away together, the case is all but proved.
Meanwhile, Joss feels sorry for a drunk he and Kelly find in the street and returns him home instead of charging him, overcoming the reluctance of his Russian speaking mother. The next day Joss finds himself in front of Tom — it turns out the drunk was not the elderly woman's son.
Alex gets the idea that Jonesy isn't interested in Susie, and makes his own play while they're on a stakeout. Susie allows herself to be swept off her feet and they end up in bed together. But the next day Alex backs off.
Guest Starring: Mark Blackmore as Craig Dwyer, Shelley McClatchy as Megan Dwyer, Mark Coles Smith as Luke Parnell, Lisa Maza as Angie Parnell, Tharini Mudaliar as Dr Ambekar, Nadja Kostich as Valentina Karmanov, Zika Nester as Svetlana Karmanov, Robert Plazek as Anton Karmanov, Laurent Boulanger as Drunk [Mr Hughes]
Episode 12.08 (465)
Jonesy and Susie are questioning a shoplifting suspect in the Mini Mall when her five-year-old daughter runs off. Jonesy is searching for her when he discovers that at the same time a young sex offender on day release has also gone missing. Has he abducted the child, and if so, where have they gone?
While door-knocking at the Mini Mall, Kelly and Joss are called to another crime in a hardware store. A young female shop assistant in a tight T-shirt with a provocative slogan on it is alleging a customer sexually assaulted her. Kelly is outraged on her behalf, and is determined to get to the bottom of the matter.
When the day release absconder is accused of murder, Homicide Detective Garth Henderson arrives in town to investigate and solve the crime. This is difficult for Amy, who has had a previous relationship with Garth that clearly ended badly.
Before he can leave, another body is discovered near Govett's Leap (Mt Thomas' Lovers' Lane). The body is that of a young woman with vicious stab wounds to the neck and chest.
Guest Starring: Andy Rodoreda as Garth Henderson, Reuben McNamara as Dean Tufnell, Georgina Naidu as Rosalie Parker, Sally McDonald as Leigh Merryl, Roxanne Hankin as Jessica Merryl, Andrew Gilmour as Howard Tufnell, Joy Westmore as Dora Tufnell, Cleopatra Coleman as Skye Clarke, Luke Robson as Rob Bissett, Jasper Bagg as Jerry Jackson, Frank Lotito as Newsagent, Marie-Therese Byrne as Shop Owner
One Sick Puppy
Episode 12.09 (466)
PJ, Amy, and Garth are investigating the brutal murder of a young woman when a second body is discovered, killed in a similar style — a serial killer is at work in Mt Thomas.
The only common denominator between the two girls is their masseur, Colin McReady, a sleaze with priors for indecent assault. He makes the mistake of running after his initial questioning by police, but is caught and is being questioned when a third body turns up. But this one is a young male schoolteacher, and the masseur is out of the frame on two counts — his unavailability for the crime, and the sex of the victim.
Meanwhile, Kelly and Joss are called in by a local vet who is concerned that a badly burned dog in her care may indicate that its young owner is a potential killer.
Susie receives her promotion to Senior Constable but Jonesy is miffed that his hasn't come through at the same time. While initially believing it to be a simple oversight, Jonesy begins to suspect Tom has intervened to sabotage his promotion.
Guest Starring: Andy Rodoreda as Garth Henderson, Scott Johnson as Steven Prior, Michael Carman as Robert Prior, Pepe Trevor as Yvonne Prior, Ian Dixon as Colin McReady, Elke Jenyns as News Reporter, Mirrah Foulkes as Deborah Masters, Emma De Clario as Bernice Siebel, Paul-David Goddard as Greg Siebel, Michael Westoby as Miles Siebel, Myra Van Every as Janelle Watts, Debbie Sharp as Merinda May
Note: Mirrah Foulkes' first on-screen role
Episode 12.10 (467)
Amy, PJ, and Senior Detective Garth Henderson find a new link between the last two serial killer victims — their psychologist, Bill Lapscott, who runs a therapy group for victims of sexual abuse.
Garth has difficulty buying this link, because it doesn't include the first victim; however Amy infiltrates the group to check out the other participants. While in the therapy group, Amy is forced to relate a childhood sexual abuse story and Bill recognises she is not play-acting, despite her later assurances she made it up.
Bill and Amy become close and he invites her to dinner. But as Amy gets closer to Bill, Garth starts to suspect him of being the killer. However, Amy develops her own theory that the first victim's father is their serial killer. That night, as both suspects are under surveillance, Garth calls for urgent assistance. They find him desperately trying to staunch the fatal bleeding of a fourth victim.
Guest Starring: Vince Colosimo as Bill Lapscott; Andy Rodoreda as Garth Henderson, Michael Carman as Robbie Prior, Scott Johnson as Steven Prior, Trevor Major as Jeff Watts, Elizabeth Rose as Ngaire Douglas, Margaret Locke as Woman in Therapy Group, Stephanie Lillis as Jorja Murphy, Jennifer Castles as Pauline Murphy, Nick Carrafa as Blaine O'Connor, Stuart Black as Leon Barclay
Episode 12.11 (468)
The serial killer is still at large in Mt Thomas but examination of the latest murder victim reveals enough dissimilarity to indicate it was not the same killer. While PJ and Tom try to track down the copycat killer, both Amy and Garth return to their original suspects. However, Amy's suspect turns out to have an alibi. Such is the antagonism now between Garth and Amy that she is more determined than ever that psychologist Bill Lapscott is innocent. But is she right?
PJ witnesses Garth losing his temper with Bill, and when some quiet digging reveals that Garth was also a childhood victim of sexual abuse, PJ puts him on the suspect list against Tom's better judgment. But when Amy learns of Garth's past, she is furious, and angrily confronts him for not telling her this when she told him about her own abuse.
Meanwhile, Susie and Jonesy follow up on a report of a baby left in a car, only to find the baby has mysteriously disappeared. And, Kelly is outraged when she thinks Joss is stealing chocolate bars from the charity box Mark has set up in the office.
Amy is heading back to the office late at night when she is attacked by an unseen assailant…
Guest Starring: Vince Colosimo as Bill Lapscott; Andy Rodoreda as Garth Henderson, Elizabeth Rose as Ngaire Douglas, Alex Jones as Doug Wilson, Brenda McKinty as Helena Lyle, Julia Kerry as Leah Lyle, Alexandra Bray as Greta Lyle
Blood and Bone
Episode 12.12 (469)
Amy regains consciousness after being attacked late at night to find Garth leaning over her. Amy freaks and turns to PJ, accusing Garth of trying to kill her — and further incriminating him as the key serial killer suspect.
PJ is following up on this, in spite of Garth's denials, when Amy changes her mind — she now recalls the killer had a distinctive smell, and suddenly this narrows the field of suspects considerably.
A house is searched, and PJ and Garth go to collect the main suspect, only to discover he's scarpered. And then Amy disappears. Has she been snatched by the killer?
Meanwhile, Kelly and Joss find themselves tracking an errant elephant, which has disappeared from a small defunct travelling circus.
Guest Starring: Vince Colosimo as Bill Lapscott; Andy Rodoreda as Garth Henderson, Michael Carman as Robert Prior, Scott Johnson as Steven Prior, Pepe Trevor as Yvonne Prior, David Ravenswood as Reg Harden, Rebecca Hetherington as Opie Harden, Ewan Sprague as Farmer
Kicking Over The Traces
Episode 12.13 (470)
Susie goes to bat to save the reputation of a man whose depression has driven him to suicide. He is also under suspicion of leaving a bomb at the hospital the day of his death but as Susie unravels the case, she discovers that the targeted doctor at the hospital has more than one person with a grudge against her.
When there is a further bomb threat against the hospital, the Heelers can only avert catastrophe by discovering the true identity of the bomber. Joss believes he has a hot suspect in the hospital bombing case, but when he goes off on his own unauthorised investigation, Kelly suffers the consequences after a paint bomb explodes in her face.
Encouraged by Alex, Jonesy finally plucks up the courage to ask Susie out, but finds himself unexpectedly disappointed.
Guest Starring: Karmen Raspovic as Dr Barbara Hunter, Sharon Kershaw as Nurse, Luke Mullins as Travis Young, Jared Daperis as Jamie Hunter, Anne Browning as Fran Gardner, John Williams as Nathan Ballard, Marco Malerba as George Crivelli, Brian Wray as Farmer [Mr Anderson], Tom Coltraine as Bernie Gardner
Episode 12.14 (471)
Joss finds himself in the middle of an armed stand-off on the football field when a feud between two members of his Blue Light Soccer Team gets out of control. One of the boys involved in the feud is Butch O'Keefe, the son of Melbourne mobster Danny O'Keefe whom Tom has sworn to drive out of Mt Thomas.
When a criminal associate of Danny's turns up for a meeting with him at the Imperial Hotel, Tom believes there is trouble brewing. And he's right — but the trouble doesn't come from the underworld, it comes from much closer to home.
Susie saves the life of an elderly accident victim only to be accused by the woman's daughter of stealing her valuable rings. Mark fails to insist that Susie have a full body search resulting in Susie being in more trouble than she needs to be. Tom takes the opportunity to blast Mark for it, thus escalating their ongoing feud. Fortunately for Susie, Alex makes it his mission to prove her innocence.
Guest Starring: Gary Sweet as Danny O'Keefe; Joe Brukner as Butch O'Keefe, Annie Stanford as Benita O'Keefe, Linal Haft as Frank Feeney, Margot Knight as Ailsa Sutcliff, Jamie Mezzasalma as Jimmy Santangelo, Maggie Blinco as Molly Sutcliff, Maria Losinno as Mrs Santangelo
Episode 12.15 (472)
The Heelers' search for Danny O'Keefe's kidnapped son is complicated by the uncooperative father who is being blackmailed to come good on a murder-for-hire.
Jonesy quickly sees through a pregnant woman's assault claim and forcefully brings her alcoholic boyfriend to justice. His heavy-handed approach earns him an unsanctioned undercover assignment from Tom but the operation goes horribly wrong when O'Keefe goes through with the hit before Jonesy's eyes.©tzuk
Guest Starring: Gary Sweet as Danny O'Keefe; Annie Stanford as Benita O'Keefe, Joe Brukner as Butch O'Keefe, Linal Haft as Frank Feeney, Josh Kalender as Jason Mace, George Ginis as George Zerbe, Jamie McCarney as Rory Stubbs, Grace McClure as Louise Hanley, Phillip McInnes as Aiden Ross, Craig Stott as Kid at Park, Tara Hoad as Murder Scene Motorist, Damon Briggs [Damon Hunter] as Homicide Detective, Mark Wickham as Homicide Detective
The Ticket Out
Episode 12.16 (473)
The debacle of the Danny O'Keefe affair gives Sgt Jacobs and Inspector Falcon-Price the excuse they need to try to finally push Tom out of his job.
As part of PJ and Amy's investigation into an assault, a truck driver is found to have contraband tobacco amongst his load. When he is brought in, PJ begins to notice that Amy is behaving oddly — she avoids meeting the man, yet seems determined to prove him guilty, despite discrepancies in the evidence.
PJ does some checking and discovers the man is Amy's cousin, the son of the uncle who sexually abused Amy as a child. PJ solves the crime tobacco theft and assault crime, but not to Amy's satisfaction. He tells Amy she should be targeting her uncle, not her cousin.
Mark insists on bringing in a tax official to investigate the stolen tobacco, in spite of Tom's orders not to do so, heightening the power struggle between Tom and his sergeant.
Guest Starring: Neil Pigot as Insp. Falcon-Price, Christopher Broadstock as Roger Cole, Todd MacDonald as Brendan Maguire, Melissa Pearson as Alison Cole, Peter Davenport as Leo Pascal, Nikola Dubois as Jade Vincent-Smith, Kelly Nash as Complaining Woman, Amanda Sandwith as Gillian West, Tim Hurley as Drunk Driver, Nathan Seeckts as Pizza Guy, Scott Shaw as Drummer
Playing By The Book
Episode 12.17 (474)
An alleged teenage rape introduces Amy to a young girl whom she begins to suspect is actually being abused by her grandfather. One of the young witnesses excitedly introduces herself as Amy's niece, Chloe. She invites Amy to her 13th birthday party, using as a drawcard the fact that her beloved grandpa will be there — Amy's Uncle John, the man who sexually abused her as a child. PJ watches Amy relive the pain of her teenage years.
In their ongoing power struggle, Tom forces Mark to do more operational work, knowing it is his weakness. In a case involving a report of shots fired into a neighbouring house, Mark insists on the correct paperwork before searching for guns, thereby allowing time for the offending weapon to disappear.
Investigating a petrol station robbery, Jonesy and Alex are accosted by a breathless mother saying her car has been stolen. They immediately recognise the car as the one used in the robbery, and Tom soon learns the distressed mother is his prodigal daughter Anna, whose daughter Daisy was asleep in the back of the car when it was stolen.
Jonesy is doing his best to follow Alex's advice about romancing Susie, but only succeeds when he throws the advice out the window.
Guest Starring: Kate Mulvany as Anna Allcott, Nicholas Fleming as Sam Allcott, Holly Pryor as Daisy Allcott, Grace Anderson as Lani Hill, Leo Taylor as Ed Hill, Amelia Hunter as Chloe Maguire, Ryan Corr as Zac Bronski, Lyall Brooks as Teacher, Ross Daniels as Billy Winters, Marita Wilcox as Mrs. Hurst, Owen Lee as Servo assistant, Craig Veysey as Armed Robber
Note: Anna Allcott née Croydon was played by Alexandra Sangster in series 3.
Episode 12.18 (475)
Supported by PJ, Amy is determined to pursue her uncle John who abused her as a child. But face-to-face, he seems not to be the monster Amy has described.
A hypnotherapy session only serves to confirm Amy's confusion, but PJ believes there is injustice here, and is determined she press charges against her uncle, even if this causes Amy further pain. The final confrontation with the truth reveals the delusion wrought by time on the memory for both Amy and her uncle.
Investigating burglaries from clients of a speed dating agency, Jonesy and Susie find themselves revealing what they are looking for in a partner to everyone but each other.
Guest Starring: Shane Porteous as John Maguire, Todd McDonald as Brendan Maguire, Amelia Hunter as Chloe Maguire, Nicholas Fleming as Sam Allcott, Holly Pryor as Daisy Allcott, Ebony Roach as Ella Daly, Tracy Mann as Psychologist, Jacqueline Wilson as Deb, Petra Kalive as Robyn, John Molloy as Ned, Liam Pedersen as Leo, Emma Lomas as Amy as Child
Episode 12.19 (476)
Tom must finally face the tragic events of one year ago when Barry Baxter escapes from jail during his trial. Baxter's reign of terror continues as he returns to Mt Thomas and kidnaps Tom's grandchildren. A teenager's dare results in a fatal mauling at the Widgeree WIldlife Park and the escaped lion causes havoc in the region. Jonsey finally proposes to Susie but how will he react when he learns the truth?
Guest Starring: Danny Adcock as Barry Baxter; Kate Mulvany as Anna Allcott, Jesse Spence as Lee Cruikshank, Nicholas Fleming as Sam Allcott, Ron Kamoen as Mal Croad, Holly Prior as Daisy Allcott, Ken Weaver as Florian Rhodes, Lidia Faranda as Elsie Templeton, Bernadette Schwerdt as Mrs Johnson, Peter Morris as Newsreader, James Taylor as Bryce Dixon, Mayumi Saigo as Japanese Tourist #1
Episode 12.20 (477)
Having kidnapped Tom's grandchildren, Barry Baxter taunts him with a series of video emails depicting the children being buried alive in a large wooden box. After taking Joss hostage, Baxter sets up an armed siege at the Imperial Hotel, wanting to negotiate with Tom.
Guest Starring: Danny Adcock as Barry Baxter; Neil Pigot as Insp. Falcon-Price, Kate Mulvany as Anna Allcott, Nicholas Fleming as Sam Allcott, Holly Pryor as Daisy Allcott, Jesse Spence as Lee Cruikshank, Ron Kamoen as Mal Croad
Episode 12.21 (478)
Jonesy is dismayed when Susie hits it off with Jason Tyler, the attractive victim of a car theft racket the Heelers are trying to crack. Feeling rejected by Susie, Jonesy risks his life in an attempt to salvage the lives of a young man and his pregnant sister. When he discovers they are desperate for money, he arrests the young man to keep him safe while he takes his place in a 'ute surfing' competition.
Kelly teases Joss about a mystery woman telephone caller, but Joss isn't amused and seems to be avoiding her. His flash new car turns heads, but is also sending him broke. When his desperate attempt to offload the vehicle fails, he allows it to be used as a decoy in the hope that it will be stolen. When the car is indeed taken, Joss believes his plan has succeeded — only to be embarrassed in front of his colleagues when the "thief" reveals his true identity.
Guest Starring: David Lyons as Jason Tyler, Dean Kirkright as Gary Harmes, Ben Esler as Wayne Dixon, Lisa Emanuel as Narelle Dixon, Peter Roberts as Terry Wadell, Marc Lawrence as Repo Man, Susan Popov as Amanda Fuller, Andrew Maj as Citroen Driver, Nicky Talacko as Kim Johns
Night & Day
Episode 12.22 (479)
Out on a night-long patrol, Jonesy and Alex are called to a noisy private party. Arriving at the bash, the Heelers soon realise they've come to the home of Jason Tyler, the new boyfriend of Jonesy's ex-love and police colleague, Susie.
What's more, Jonesy and Alex find not only Susie among the guests, but illegal drugs. When Jonesy tries to remove Susie from this professionally compromising situation, she refuses to leave. Later, Jonesy and Alex return to the party to conduct another search. This time, they make an even more surprising discovery — there's a large quantity of drugs in Susie's bag!
Meanwhile, the unconscious driver of a 4WD used in a ram raid is unable to be identified, and Kelly and Joss meet an interesting man
Guest Starring: David Lyons as Jason Tyler, Benjamin McNair as Aaron Bridges, Nicola Dubois as Jade Vincent-Smith, Michael Robinson as Michael Addis, Blake Davis as Clarke Thompson, Melanie Schilling as Tina the Cook, Stephanie Millar as Dr Sophie Ash
The Party's Over
Episode 12.23 (480)
Joss and Kelly's birthday celebrations are soured when one of the guests, a lifelong friend of Kelly's, is found dead — the victim of an apparent drug overdose. The preliminary autopsy report reveals that she'd had sex a short time before her death, but Kelly staunchly maintains that her engaged friend was neither promiscuous nor a drug user.
It's Joss' turn to be outraged when his good friend finds himself in the frame for drugging and raping the girl, then dumping the body. Joss initially defends his mate, only to find himself having to choose between loyalty to friend mate and loyalty to his duty.
Meanwhile, Susie's new boyfriend, Jason Tyler, offers Joss a way out of his debt crisis. The only problem is that it may not be legal.
Guest Starring: David Lyons as Jason Tyler, Paul Ashcroft as Rob Pitman, Kristy Barnes-Cullen as Alison Campion, Brett Cousins as David Marburg, Nicole Gulasekharam as Rosie Jarvis, Sharon Fenech as Mrs Smith, Stefania Gatt as Juliet Smith, Adam Crouch as Derek Jarvis
Crossing the Line
Episode 12.24 (481)
Three popular teenagers are killed in an horrific highway collision with a truck and there are conflicting stories about the final seconds before impact. The whole town wants to believe that the teenagers were murdered by a reckless truck driver, but Amy Fox has to deal with the fact that the truck driver is her cousin.
Already guilty about the damage she has caused to Brendan's family by exposing his father as a paedophile, Amy struggles to deal fairly with Brendan's impassioned bid to clear his name.
Susie continues her relationship with Jason Tyler, who is about to open a night club in Mt Thomas, and Jonesy tries to keep his feelings to himself, even though he is sure Jason is involved in drug sales. He quietly sets out to save Susie from Jason's deceit, but she rescues herself by making a heartbreaking decision.
Guest Starring: Todd MacDonald as Brendan Maguire, Hayley McElhinney as Megan Maguire, Amelia Hunter as Chloe Maguire, Simon Stone as Marty Farris, Emma Callaghan as Tracey Farris, Rian Barlow as Nick Farris, David Lyons as Jason Tyler, Glen Hancox as Toby Dalton, Ron Kelly as Rex, Therese Beamont as Linda Terry, Kris Marinakis as Footy Mate, Wesley O'Brien as Footy Mate
Episode 12.25 (482)
The man who killed Kelly's father 15 years ago has been released from prison and is in town to tend to his dying mother. A wall of sympathy and police solidarity is thrown up around Kelly. Tom takes steps to run the released killer out of town, but Alex earns the resentment of his colleagues by treating the man fairly.
Ales's attempt at reconciliation between Kelly and her father's killer backfires, and Joss and Alex come to blows over the way this affects Kelly. At the height of the ostracism by his workmates, Alex finds himself alone in a darkened warehouse with a gun at his head and no partner to back him up.
Mark is becoming increasingly isolated at the station, and his life is complicated by the demands of his family. His domestic tension is compounded by an emotionally driven horse theft, possibly committed by his teenage daughter. The only person to give Mark any sympathy is his neighbour Melanie Anderson.
Guest Starring: Bryce Youngman as Stuart Fuller, Helen Hopkins as Penny Jacobs, Tara Morice as Melanie Anderson, Paul Dawber as Alan Anderson, Bethany Clare Fisher as Freya Jacobs, Jana Mason as Lucy Anderson, Daniel Schlusser as Warehouse Thief, Margaret Smith as Stuart's Mother, Vivienne Costelloe as Hospice Nurse, Annabel Pemberton as Woman at Collision
Another Day at the Office, Part 1
Episode 12.26 (483)
Mark feels guilty and depressed when the lost teenage girl he handed back to her family is found murdered just hours later.
Amy's former lover Garth offers her a Melbourne job with his cold case squad. Amy keeps the news from PJ as the case turns stranger and more murder victims are found.
Guest Starring: Lynette Curran as Marie Biden, David Field as Charlie Biden, Tara Morice as Melanie Anderson, Andy Rodoreda as Garth Henderson, Rebecca MacAuley as Jan Thompson, Anna Gelling as Emily Thompson, Heather Bradley as Fiona Biden, Keiran Buhagiar as Lucas Biden, Natalie Bate as Pathologist, Terry Camilleri as Ted Garrett, Mick Dando as Joel Sutton, John Van Putten as Ari Sezenias
Another Day at the Office, Part 2
Episode 12.27 (484)
The paddock at the lonely Biden farm has revealed the remains of three more murder victims, all teenage girls. Charlie Biden has already admitted to killing one, and is clearly the murderer of the others. His wife Marie frustratingly takes the high moral ground, until Charlie dies violently in custody, obviously by means of Marie. Mark takes the blame for this death as well and spins further into despair.
Amy reveals to PJ that she has been offered a job with a cold case squad in Melbourne. PJ encourages her to take it, but she is unsure about working with her former lover, Detective Garth Henderson. Reflecting on the fates of the nameless victims of the Bidens, PJ and Amy agree they are cops for the justice they can find for the victims of all crime.
The net closes on Marie Biden, who turns the tables on Amy and PJ, trapping them in her torture chamber cellar beneath the farm sheds.
Amy relinquishes her position on the cold case squad to PJ, and they part, to continue seeking justice for the victims of crime.
Lynette Curran as Marie Biden,
Andy Rodoreda as Garth Henderson,
David Field as Charlie Biden,
Tara Morice as Melanie Anderson,
Rebecca MacAuley as Jan Thompson,
Natalie Bate as Pathologist,
Mike Newman as Forensic Officer,
Madeleine Jay as Girl in Videotape
Episode 12.28 (485)
An after-hours robbery of the Imperial Hotel is interrupted by the publican, Chris Riley. There is a struggle in the darkened bar, and Chris is left with a badly cut hand and a young female robber in a coma from a blow to the head.
Tom Croydon wants to clear the matter quickly, to save his friend Chris from further trouble, but Amy Fox can see inconsistencies in Chris' recall of the incident. Resentment grows between Tom and Amy as the truth is sought. Threatened with bankruptcy and legal action, Chris faces a bleak future.
Still feeling the effects of the departure of PJ, Amy is determined not to be over-ridden by Tom whose pride is bruised after Amy arrests Chris, an event which jeopardises her future as a hotel licence holder.
Alex Kirby feels the pressure of bureaucracy and fights a losing battle with paranoia after his in personal integrity has been impugned and he becomes increasingly ostracised by his workmates.
Starring: Charlie Clausen, Danny Raco, Samantha Tolj, Rachel Gordon, Geoff Morrell, Simone McAullay, Ditch Davey, Julie Nihill, John Wood
Guest Starring: Neil Pigot as Inspector Falcon-Price, Tara Morice as Melanie Anderson, Daniel Schlusser as Terry Swanson, Russell Fletcher as Private Detective, Carole Patullo as Olivia McCarthy, Linda Wilkins as Shauna McCarthy, Cameron McKenzie as Todd Kane
Getting the Bullet
Episode 12.29 (486)
Alex continues a struggle with paranoia after receiving a bullet taped to a transfer application form. Things become more desperate when petty criminal Terry Swanson exploits Alex's situation by involving the police bureaucracy, further inflaming tensions inside the Mt Thomas station. Joss, the one person who can remedy all this, lacks the courage to confront Alex or confess to the boss.
Guest Starring: Neil Pigot as Inspector Falcon-Price, Daniel Schlusser as Terry Swanson, Jesse Spence as Lee Cruikshank, Elspeth Ballantyne as Nola Pederson, Adrienne Smith as Star Potter, Jordy Lucas as Erin Pederson, Joss Kasper as Callum Morris
Episode 12.30 (487)
Alex's belief that he is being victimised by his colleagues, and the media attention he is attracting, widens the trust gap felt by the police of Mt Thomas. Alex rejects offers of help and understanding from Jonesy, preferring to fight a losing battle against his idea of injustice. Joss is convinced he will be sacked for starting the whole thing, and drags his feet to avoid the inevitable confrontation with the boss.
On what he believes will be his last day in the job, Joss has an armed confrontation with an escaped prisoner, partially redeeming himself, leaving Alex to determine his fate.
Amy has serious doubts about accepting Jonesy as a working partner.
Guest Starring: Neil Pigot as Inspector Falcon-Price, Daniel Schlusser as Terry Swanson, Jesse Spence as Lee Cruikshank, Mirrah Foulkes as Deborah Masters, Lulu McClatchy as Crystal Moss, Adam Beattie as Bradley Moss, Tess Guthrie as Samantha Moss, Vilson Knezevic as Steve Mathers, Carole Browne as Cass Maloney
One For The Road
Episode 12.31 (488)
Mark befriends a young boy with great artistic promise during a routine investigation into thefts in Widgeree. However, when Mark breaks a promise under duress from his family, the boy turns against him, with tragic consequences.
Jonesy's first foray as a detective goes horribly wrong when he breaks cover to save a drowning woman. Amy's fury with her new charge is tempered somewhat when the unlikely duo solve a pokies heist.
Alex and Jonesy's domestic aspirations of purchasing PJ's house are dashed by another buyer — Susie!
Guest Starring: Jye McMahon as Ned Barton, Nick Alford as Brad Porter, John Walter as Ron Barton, Lucy Bath as Rita Levy, Rob Alec as Liam Shannessy, Bethany Clare Fisher as Freya Jacobs, Tony Porter as Donald Hagan, Sweeney Young as Hugh Grace, Thomas Lacey as Billy Smith, Shannon Adams as Nick Thompson
Episode 12.32 (489)
Mark agonises over his actions after his pursuit of a suspect ends in the young offender's death. His failure to protect himself against a physical threat from another offender is noticed by Susie, who starts to have doubts about his ability to do his job.
Mark's attempts to express his condolences to the dead boy's grieving father are met with fury from his neighbours. Matters reach boiling point when an angry crowd besieges and fire-bombs the police station in Widgeree. Mark attempts to talk sense to the mob, but is struck on the head by a brick and has to be rescued by Susie.
Susie receives an unexpected elevation as result of her actions while Mark comes to a hard decision about his future.
Meantime, Jonesy and Amy try and ascertain the culprit between a recalcitrant cigarette smoker, a halfwit gardener, and a city orthodontist when a large marijuana plantation is discovered amid rows of tax-deductible trees.
Guest Starring: Tara Morice as Melanie Anderson, Fiona Walsh as Kath Shannessy, Ron Alec as Liam Shannessy, John Walter as Ron Barton, Paul Robertson as Reg Bullock, Caroline Lloyd as Kath Bullock, Adam Ford as Dr Simon Taggart, Sweeney Young as Hugh Grace, Paul Moore as Jimmy Bond, Shannon Adams as Nick Thompson
Note: Geoff Morrell's final episode
Episode 12.33 (490)
Tom confronts his past when an old army mate confesses to a 35-year-old homicide. As the horrific nature of the crime is discovered, Tom begins to question the truth of his friend's confession. Amy challenges Tom over his involvement in the murder investigation and discovers he had a close personal involvement with the victim.
Susie's first foray as Acting Sergeant isn't going well. Her newest charge, Constable Matt Graham, has arrived in Mt Thomas with a secretive nature and a cloud over his head. He clashes with Kelly over ethics as they investigate a father's claims that his under-age daughter is having sex with her boyfriend.
On top of this, the boss is preoccupied and won't give her the time of day while Joss ignores her instructions to conduct a clandestine affair with the green-grocer's daughter.
Susie finally manages to exert her authority but the powers that be have another rude shock in store.
Starring: Charlie Clausen, Danny Raco, Samantha Tolj, Rachel Gordon, Simone McAullay, Ditch Davey, Julie Nihill, John Wood
Guest Starring: Matthew Holmes as Matt Graham; John Jarratt as Stony, Elissa Stephens as Stony's Daughter, Roger Newcombe as Bill Lanyon, Marie-Louise Walker as Diane Skinner, Tyler Coppin as Julian Whitelaw, Brook Sykes as Jeff Radley, Christine Cato as Sandra Whitelaw, Marco Malerba as George Crivelli, Rebecca Moore as Alicia Whitelaw, Claudia Tcaciuc as Nicola Crivelli
Note: Matthew Holmes' first appearance as Constable Matt Graham
Episode 12.34 (491)
Amy and Jonesy investigate when a recent lotto winner is found bashed and near death on a country road. They suspect his two gold-digging mates. What they don't expect is an admission that they were taking part in an assisted suicide. But what made the man with everything to live for, want to die?
Kelly and Matt rescue a grateful young girl, Estelle, from the bottom of a cliff. Estelle's over-enthusiastic shows of gratitude make Kelly's workmates a little suspicious of her intentions, but Kelly's good nature cannot allow her to reject Estelle. Matt's apparent cynicism of Estelle is a challenge to Kelly, until Estelle makes it very clear she is not going to leave Kelly alone.
Starring: Matthew Holmes, Charlie Clausen, Danny Raco, Samantha Tolj, Rachel Gordon, Simone McAullay, Ditch Davey, Julie Nihill, John Wood
Guest Starring: Alan Cinis as Arnie Campbell, Des Fleming as Possum Brown, Nathan Hill as Glen McLaughlan, Kate Gregory as Kizzy McLaughlan, Ava Spriggs as Baby McLaughlan, Theresa Borg as Sally Flanagan, Sarah Grace as Estelle White, Stephanie Millar as Dr Sophie Ash, Chris Duckworth as Shooter, Justin Anderson as Shooter
Episode 12.35 (492)
On a Saturday morning, after the high school Formal, Amy and Jonesy investigate the death of a teenage girl, murdered, apparently by her friends.
But the suspects seem to care more about the impression their versions of the events have on Amy and Jonesy than the fact that they have killed.
Kelly has the flu, and shouldn't be working. As well as keeping watch on the teen murder suspects, she must endure the over-attentiveness of Estelle, the strange girl who has moved in next door.
Guest Starring: Craig Annis as Luke Knights, Trudy Hellier as Tina Rawlings, Saskia Burmeister as Ashley Barker, Nick Donaldson as Brett Smith, Hannah Greenwood as Beth Kalloway, Ebony Driscoll as Lisa, Peter Hardy as Mike Knights, Sarah Grace as Estelle White, Abbey Le Cornu as Maddy Rawlings
Facing the Music
Episode 12.36 (493)
Matt's ruthless approach to truth and justice seems so black and white to Alex that even the victims of crime must have judgement brought upon them. But Matt's way of dealing with a young man who has attacked his teacher shows he may be equally as capable of dealing with an emotionally driven criminal situation as Alex.
Kelly tries to sever ties with her stalker, but finds the obsession is just beginning.
Guest Starring: Sarah Grace as Estelle White, Reg Evans as Spongebob [Bob Spalding], Damien Aylward as Nathan Hart, Angus McLaren as Max Harrison, Steve Adams as Jeff Harrison, Jackie Kerin as Vivienne Ball
Note: Reg Evans appeared in the reoccuring role of Keith Pervis in series 2-7
Episode 12.37 (494)
Matt's army service in East Timor complicates his dealings with a man who robs a video store. Amy follows up the latest sighting by a frantic mother still seeking the driver responsible for a fatal hit-and-run that killed her daughter. Kelly cannot ignore Estelle White, the young woman who is obsessed with her.
Guest Starring: Michael Falzon as Jose De Sousa, Sarah Grace as Estelle White, Ines Araujo as Rosa De Sousa, Jose Mesquita as Enrico Tavarres, Stella Silagy as Angelina De Sousa, Anna McCrossin-Owen as Pat Nichols, Brad Martin as Rod Lester, Maureen Edwards as Aunt Sandra
Episode 12.38 (495)
As Amy and Jonesy investigate a grisly murder, Matt forges ahead with his own line of inquiry. The growing suspicion surrounding the new constable appears justified when Matt's chief suspect is mysteriously murdered. Amy is faced with the prospect that one of the Heelers has crossed the line.
Guest Starring: Michael Falzon as Jose De Sousa, Jose Mesquita as Enrico Tavarres, Stella Silagy as Angelina De Sousa, Nick Riley as Wazza Harding, Holly Hargreaves as Milly Fillmore, John Henderson as Carter McKinley, Kris Marinakis as Jimmy Monroe, Ho Lu as Jack Andrews, Melinda Zamba as Stripper
Slaying the Demons
Episode 12.39 (496)
Matt's military past is revealed as he is investigated by his peers in relation to a murder, while Amy grudgingly notes Jonesy's potential as a detective. Meanwhile, suffering from post-traumatic stress, Kelly makes a serious error in judgement which leads to a harrowing showdown with her number one fan.
Guest Starring: Michael Falzon as Jose De Sousa, Stella Silagy as Angelina De Sousa, Ines Araujo as Rosa De Sousa, Sarah Grace as Estelle White, Reg Evans as Spongebob, Penelope Bartlau as Judy Redwood, Max Pfeifer as Dominic Redwood, Kris Marinakis as Jimmy Monroe, Mark Seymour as Det Salter, Tim Sullivan as Clive Sumner, Geoff Love as Derelict
Keeping up Appearances
Episode 12.40 (4977)
Matt finds a seriously battered man in the boot of a stolen car after a high speed chase. Mt Thomas CI investigates, but with Jonesy away at detective's training school, Amy finds good help hard to find. She strongly disapproves of Matt's aggressive approach to questioning witnesses, but who can she turn to? Kelly is too messy, Susie too nice, and Joss — well...
Amy uncovers the true motive for the assault when she learns about the victim's long and secret history of family violence while Matt, abandoned at the hospital, does some investigation of his own. When the truth is finally revealed Matt and Amy realise they have both come to the same conclusion.
Meanwhile, Joss decides to prove he's worthy of Amy's respect. He relentlessly pursues a minor burglary, suspecting it as a front for a major crime.
Guest Starring: Fletcher Humphrys as John Hawkins, Anna Houston as Sandy Havenscroft, Davini Malcolm as Liz Jeffrey, Mat Burn as Sean Bonham, Michael Norman as Paul Bonham, Len Firth as Neighbour, Benjamin McNair as Aron Bridges, Estelle Andrewartha as Deidre Parker, John Jacobs as Benny Danders, Stephanie Millar as Sophie Ash, Alethea McGrath as Lily Majors, Vivienne Costelloe as Nurse
Episode 12.41 (498)
On his first day on the job Jonesy discovers that being a detective is harder, and more expensive, than he thought. When a woman alleges she was raped while under general anaesthetic, Jonesy fails to make any headway in the case forcing Amy to get involved to show him how it's done. Pushed out of the rape investigation, Jonesy focuses on solving a burglery at the home of a psychiatrist.
Amy's investigation zeros in on a sleazy hospital orderly until a second victim accuses a highly respected plastic surgeon of raping her.
Amy wins the trust of this vulnerable young woman and persuades her to go through a gruelling medical examination to prove her story. After a vital piece of evidence goes missing, the main witness dies in an apparent suicide.
Guest Starring: Peter O'Brien as Dr Peter Nelson; Stephanie Millar as Dr Sophie Ash, Sara Gleeson as Ruth Johnson, Stephanie Capiron as Nancy Best, Jason Gann as Lyle Hudson, Nicole Nabout as Gillian Bainbridge, Andrew Peters as Malcolm Hill, Callum Macbain as Hugh Bainbridge, Ashleigh Brewer as Lelah Burton, Ben Flemming as Child Patient, Sharief Serfonteyn as Cleaner
Lost & Found
Episode 12.42 (499)
Amy initiates a deadly game of cat and mouse with the accused doctor. Despite Jonesy's warnings, she accepts a lunch invitation only to discover the he has a son with Downs Syndrome and doesn't appear to be quite the monster she had imagined. Amy traces the boy's mother and uncovers the doctor's first victim, but just as she is about to put the doctor away, he again turns the table on her.
Meanwhile, a nine-year-old boy dressed as Darth Vader comes to Mt Thomas claiming to be on a mission — he wants to find his father who is a copper at Mt Thomas...
Guest Starring: Peter O'Brien as Dr Peter Nelson; Louis Corbett as Rory Hayes, Felicity Barrow as Belinda Hayes, Jackson Glenn as Jake Nelson, Julie Eckersley as Kylie Larkin, Stephanie Millar as Dr Sophie Ash, Natalie Bate as Minnie Flower, Ruth Clare as Bronte
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