Crash Palace: episode guide

The Bag

Episode 1.01
UK: October 10, 2001
Aus: Monday, March 11, 2002

Arrival. Fun-loving Brit Tina arrives in Australia but gets into serious trouble when she and Kirsty pick up the wrong bag at the airport.


Episode 1.02
Aus: Tuesday, March 12, 2002

Tina finds herself in deep trouble when Stefan, the owner of the rucksack, makes it clear that he will do anything to get it back… but Bryan and John have other plans.

The Bush

Episode 1.03
Aus: Monday, March 18, 2002

Angie and Ricky are lost in the bush together, but John and Wendy seem to be coping without them. Meanwhile, Kirsty leaves the hostel and Tina, and Penny is flirting with Dave.


Episode 1.04
Aus: Tuesday, March 19, 2002

Klaus, a handsome German backpacker rescues Angie and Ricky from the bush. Can Angie keep her promise not to tell Wendy what happened while they were lost?

Desperate Measures

Episode 1.05
Aus: Monday, March 25, 2002

Penny and Miranda face disaster when Penny finds that all their money has been stolen. She can't tell Miranda and in desperation she tries a nude photo shoot, but is rejected.

Who's That Girl?

Episode 1.06
Aus: Tuesday, March 26, 2002

Having found comfort in Dave, Penny is on top of the world. But any dreams of a relationship are destroyed when she opens the door of his van and finds another girl inside.

Body and Soul

Episode 1.07
Aus: March 31, 2002

An angry Penny takes her chances with the Escort Agency. Ricky is encouraged by John to chance his luck too.


Episode 1.08
Aus: ???

After a disastrous first meeting, Penny is persuaded to give the escort business another go. Meanwhile, Tina is spinning out of control. Her financial situation is so desperate she breaks into a car.


Episode 1.09
Aus: Monday, April 01, 2002

Despite having no money, Tina decides to paint the town red. She tries it on with Bryan and another backpacker boy but she's bitten off more than she can chew when a punter on the street turns nasty.


Episode 1.10
Aus: Tuesday, April 02, 2002

Rick gambles away all his money at John's card game, and Wendy finds out he's been dipping into their bank account. Tina is in George's debt.

Compromising Positions

Episode 1.11
Aus: Monday, April 08, 2002

Wendy confronts Ricky about the gambling, and after she gives him an ultimatum, Ricky decides to sell drugs for John. Meanwhile, Penny discovers that Aaron has some unusual preferences when it comes to sex.


Episode 1.12
Aus: Tuesday, April 09, 2002

Tina gets drunk at her birthday party and flirts with every man in the hostel. Unfortunately, one of them doesn't take no for an answer and things take a dangerous turn when he follows her to her room.


Episode 1.13
Aus: Monday, April 15, 2002

When Tina disappears after her birthday party, everyone but Bryan assumes she has a hangover. Bryan is pretty sure that she has run out but he doesn't know why. Penny is caught "on the job."

Water Under the Bridge

Episode 1.14
Aus: Tuesday, April 16, 2002

Wendy discovers how much Ricky owes to John. When John hassles Ricky for the money he owes, Wendy pays the debt off. Meanwhile, Angie is still angry with Klaus, and decides to test him.
Penny tries to explain to Dave what she was doing.


Episode 1.15
Aus: Monday, April 22, 2002

Having been rejected by Inez, John starts flirting with Miranda and invites her to the pub. Dave and John come to blows over Miranda. Meanwhile, Inez takes direct action over the van by selling it without telling Carla… Carla takes direct action over Inez.

The Old and the New

Episode 1.16
Aus: Tuesday, April 23, 2002

Penny warns Miranda to stay away from John and Chris. A young Canadian girl arrives looking for ex-lover Carla. John goes looking to complete his unfinished business with Inez.

Ipso Facto

Episode 1.17
Aus: Monday, April 29, 2002

Bryan's concern for Tina stuffs up John's big drug deal. A new arrival to the hostel prefers Isabella to Inez.

With: Damian De Montemas as Luc

Happy Anniversary

Episode 1.18
Aus: Tuesday, April 30, 2002

As George and Isabella celebrate their fifth anniversary, George discovers Tina's been arrested but doesn't realise Luc is making moves on Isabella.

With: Damian De Montemas as Luc


Episode 1.19
Aus: Monday, May 06, 2002

Tina's return leads to a shock revelation as we find out who raped her. Eleni's got her hooks into Jun.


Episode 1.20
Aus: Tuesday, May 07, 2002

Tina tells Bryan she was raped. She doesn't say whom but thinks he knows and vows revenge. Luc is moving in on Isabella; everyone turns against Eleni.


Episode 1.21
Aus: Monday, May 13, 2002

Miranda, rebuffed by Dave, runs straight into John's arms. Bryan, looking for revenge for Tina, runs into a human brick wall. Dave collapses after a dive.


Episode 1.22
Aus: Tuesday, May 14, 2002

Dave is revived by Klaus and makes up with Penny… a little too late. Isabella finds Luc irresistable. Tina finds Bryan wants more than friendship.

The Things We Do For Love

Episode 1.23
Aus: Monday, May 20, 2002

John thinks he's found welcome relief from the gloom with Inez. But Klaus has a big surprise for him.

Moving On

Episode 1.24
Aus: Tuesday, May 21, 2002

While the rest of the hostel bids a fond farewell to Dave, Isabella says goodbye to Luc in a way neither of them will ever forget.


Episode 1.25
Aus: Monday, May 27, 2002

A nervous Ricky asks Wendy to marry him then and there, John and Inez continue their game of Nervous Ricky asks Wendy to marry him, right here, right now. Her response makes him feel even more insecure. John plots naked revenge on Inez.

Strange Relations

Episode 1.26
Aus: Tuesday, May 28, 2002

Wendy's smug superiority tempts Angie to tell the truth about her and Ricky. Klaus tells the police about John's fight with Dave.

Episode 1.27

Monday 3 June 2002

Wendy gives Ricky one last chance to tell the truth. Angie tries to make amends. Miranda is feeling excluded and humiliated by Jun and Eleni.

Episode 1.28

Tuesday 4 June 2002

Tina is threatened by a man who is looking for the drugs that went missing from her backpack. Ricky goes looking for Wendy.

Episode 1.29

Monday 10 June 2002

Isabella can't leave with Luc without saying goodbye to George. Bryan is an unlikely hero. Inez's famous father arrives.

Episode 1.30

Tuesday 11 June 2002

Isabella tells George she is leaving him. Miguel asks Inez to travel with him on his book tour. Jun, duped by Eleni, turns back to Miranda.

Episode 1.31

Monday 17 June

John takes advantage when Ricky goes on a self-destructive binge. Penny decides on a perilous plan to finance her and Miranda's escape.

Episode 1.32

Tuesday 18 June

Inez realises the truth about her philandering father. John messes with Ricky's head. George discovers Luc's secret.

Episode 1.33

Monday 24 June

Isabella confronts Luc over his son. Inez confronts Miguel about her mother. Bryan tells Ricky what John's been up to.

Episode 1.34

Tuesday 25 June

Penny's plan is high risk for big money. Bryan takes a gorgeous wannabe pop star under his wing. Luc pleads with Isabella.

Episode 1.35

Monday 1 July

Penny is frantically trying to get her and Miranda on a plane out of Sydney. A handsome and well-endowed Aussie, strides into the hostel.

Episode 1.36

Tuesday 2 July

Miranda discovers Penny's nasty secret. Tina and Gary are getting it on. Bryan discovers music may not be the food of love after all.

Episode 1.37

Monday 8 July

Miranda doesn't know where to turn now that Penny has gone. John is waiting in the wings. Bryan gets ahead of himself with Cassie.

Episode 1.38

Tuesday 9 July

Cassie's in the spotlight. Angie's on the prowl. John finally makes his move on Miranda.

Episode 1.39

Monday 15 July

Klaus and John turn beach volleyball into open combat. Inez wants a modelling gig. Angie discovers the shocking truth about Klaus.

Episode 1.40

Tuesday 16 July

Klaus tries to explain himself to a bitter Angie. Inez has the brakes put on her acting career. Ricky goes for a job and loses his shirt.

Episode 1.41

Monday 22 July

John is summonsed to the inquest into Dave's death. Chris can't quite believe Inez is attracted to her. Bryan persuades Jun to join him on a building site.

Episode 1.42

Tuesday 23 July

Gary asks Tina to go with him to Darwin but she's about to learn some devastating news. Miranda has her doubts about John.

Episode 1.43

Monday 29 July

Tina tells Gary that she can't go away with him to Darwin. Klaus and Angie discover a mutual attraction. Gary turns out to have a very short fuse.

Episode 1.44

Tuesday 30 July

Chris's gay-dar has been skewed by Inez. Gary tries to get back in with Tina. John ups the stakes with Miranda.

Episode 1.45

Monday 5 August

An immigration raid forces Ali and Ricky to get up close and personal. Tina is furious that her secret is out. Suze is hiding something.

Episode 1.46

Tuesday 6 August

Isabella tells George that they should adopt Tina's baby then slips to Gary that Tina is pregnant. Suze steals Chris's job. Ali's appeal is deferred.

Episode 1.47

Monday 12 August

Inquest day-but Miranda is sure John has been sleeping with Inez. Inez tells Chris she doesn't trust Suze.

Episode 1.48

Tuesday 13 August

Miranda has to decide whether or not to tell the truth about John. Isabella wonders why George was so forgiving about Luc.

Episode 1.49

Monday 19 August

Isabella pressures Tina to give her the baby. An old friend comes back and saves Tina from Gary. John still has another shock for Miranda.

Episode 1.50

Tuesday 20 August

Tina and George are videotaped revealing their dark secret. Ricky has a brilliant way of saving Ali from deportation. John is getting tired of Miranda.

Episode 1.51

Monday 26 August

Tina stuns Isabella and George with news about the baby. Isabella wants to throw her out. Bryan is caught with his pants down.

Episode 1.52

Tuesday 27 August

John pulls the plug on Miranda. Geroge warns Isabella away from Tina. Bryan gets revenge but Chris and Inez spoil his plans.

Episode 1.53

Monday 2 September

Angie and Ricky, Jun and Kirsty, John and Miranda and Tina all have a lot of sorting out to do.

Episode 1.54

Monday 2 September

Angie and Ricky are getting it together when an old flame returns. Klaus is out....but not sure what it's about. Inez's suspicions about Suze resurface.

Episode 1.55

Monday 9 September

Wendy is back to complete some unfinished business. Isabella and George get an offer that he, at least, can't refuse.

Episode 1.56

Monday 9 September

John tells George the strings attached to his loan. Ricky wonders what the story is with Wendy. Angie amuses herself with Wendy's beau.

Episode 1.57

Monday 16 September

Klaus has a tempting proposition for Angie. Wendy isn't playing it straight with Ricky. Miranda and Suze are plotting against John.

Episode 1.58

Monday 16 September

John makes a devastating discovery and blackmails George. Klaus ups the ante with Angie. Wendy has Ricky tied in knots.

Episode 1.59

Monday 23 September

Angie gives Klaus her answer. Kirsty and Tina fall out over Bryan. John gets a very unwelcome visit.

Episode 1.60

Monday 23 September

The plots against John cancel each other out. Suze gets her marching orders. Inez and Chris shock a bridal party. Suze accidentally drops George in it.

Episode 1.61

Monday 30 September

George has some fast talking to do. Tina reveals the truth about George. John reveals the truth about Suze.

Episode 1.62

Monday 30 September

George is dancing as fast as he can, but finally has to confess. Miranda is starting to unravel.

Episode 1.63

Monday 7 October

Inez wants more from John than he may be prepared to give. George thinks he knows how to win Isabella back. Bryan loses it. And so, very nearly, does Suze with John.

Episode 1.64

Monday 7 October

Jun tries to help Miranda find Penny. Klaus and Angie are on their way. John has one last nasty surprise for Miranda.

Episode 1.65

Tuesday 8 October (finale)

John is king of the hostel. Ricky takes to drink and women but he's in for a big surprise. Bryan, Tina and Kirsty take to the water. Chris and Suze take to the road. Miranda's ultimate revenge.