Flat Chat: episode guide

Claire & Julie

Episode 01
Monday, February 19, 2001
Written by Alison Magney-Wall and Harry Cripps, Directed by Pino Amenta

Flat Chat tells the story of two very different women living two very different lives, which change when their circumstances are reversed and they're thrust together and forced to survive in the other's world.

Ladies Who Lunch

Episode 02
Monday, February 26, 2001

Julie plays fairy godmother when a humiliated Claire must reveal all to her friends.

The Mating Game

Episode 03
Monday, March 05, 2001

Claire and Julie are two cats on a hot tin roof, but their partners are being cold fish.

The Break-Up

Episode 04
Monday, March 12, 2001

Julie volunteers to help out at Flat Chat after she and Barry have their first fight.

Valentines Day

Episode 05
Monday, March 19, 2001

Julie hosts a special Valentine's Day dinner. Tony is apparently harbouring a crush on Arnya, but Arnya is attracted to Jeremy Van Dieman, the son of a wealthy old school friend of Claire's. Confusion reigns as everyone thinks everyone else fancies someone they don't, and it's all topped off with a startling revelation from the posh Jeremy.

Nick's Party

Episode 06
Tuesday, March 27, 2001

When Claire can't afford Nick's usual elaborate birthday celebrations, Julie takes pity on him.

Sweet Madison

Episode 07
Tuesday, April 03, 2001

Barry gives Julie Dame Nellie Melba's pearls, which mysteriously disappear when Barry's spoilt daughter comes to stay.

Dark & Stormy Night

Episode 08
Tuesday, April 10, 2001

Julie's loony ex-boyfriend phones her on a night when Barry's away and a huge storm has set in.

Easy Money

Episode 09
Tuesday, April 17, 2001

Nick's school fees are due and Claire needs to make money… fast.

The Hospital

Episode 10
Tuesday, April 24, 2001

Claire wishes she'd kept her private health insurance when she and Julie are both hospitalised with suspected Giardia.

The Old Flame

Episode 11
Tuesday, May 01, 2001

When Julie falls sick, Claire agrees to pose as Barry's wife at an important business dinner.


Episode 12
Tuesday, May 08, 2001

As Tony gears up for his big soccer grand final, Claire and Julie accidentally kill the team mascot.

Girl Power

Episode 13 (finale)