The Flying Doctors: episode guide


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Fly Like A Bird

Episode 7.01 (147)
W: Vince Moran
D: Rob Stewart

A young boy whose dream is to become a pilot endangers his life when he takes off in a plane without permission.

Starring: Andrew McFarlane as Dr. Tom Callaghan, Brett Climo as Dr. David Ratcliffe, Robert Grubb as Dr. Geoff Standish, Lenore Smith as Kate Standish

Regulars: Maurie Fields as Vic Buckley, Val Jellay as Nancy Buckley, Alex Papps as Nick Cardaci, Tammy Macintosh as Annie Rogers, Christopher Stollery as Johnno Johnson, Beverley Dunn as Clare Bryant

Guests: Alfred Bell as Les Simmons, Emil Minty as Mat Coulson, Kenneth MacLeod as Darcy Coulson

A Day To Remember

Episode 7.02 (148)
W: Marie Trevor
D: Rob Stewart

The team experiences a terrifying ordeal when a large bush fire breaks out and a fireman is trapped by the flames.

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A Place To Call Home

Episode 7.03 (149)
W: Joss Moorhouse
D: Karl Zwicky

Nick gets a surprise after helping a teenage girl deliver her baby.

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Guests: Duke Bannister as Dan Shephard

Divided Loyalties

Episode 7.04 (150)
W: Shane Brennan
D: Karl Zwicky

Following a fatal plane crash, the widow of one of the passengers threatens to take the widow of the pilot to court. However, the exact cause of the crash is unknown.

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Guests: Alan Andrews as Mr. Brearly

A Rural Education

Episode 7.05 (151)
W: Cliff Green
D: Kath Hayden

David and Annie investigate the unusual behaviour of school children at a defunct mining settlement.

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Guests: Finn Greentree-Keane as Colin Finnegan, Samuel Hammington as Richard Connors, Brian Hannan as Bob Finnegan, Edward Hepple as Pat Finnegan, Michelle Pirpinias as Mandy Finnegan, Danielle Spencer as Fiona Jacobs

The Ties That Bind

Episode 7.06 (152)
W: Judy Colquhoun
D: Kath Hayden

The team is presented with a major problem by a couple and their disabled child.

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Guests: Peter Fisher as Phil Guthrie, Robyn Gibbes as Sandy Guthrie, Jacob Kino as Chris Guthrie

Brother's Keeper

Episode 7.07 (153)
W: Peter Kinloch
D: Kendal Flanagan

Through helping an alcoholic friend, Tom finds himself trapped in a mine and at the mercy of a murderer.

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Guests: John Gregg as Harry Langford, Mark Hembrow as Tony Downes, Jane Menelaus as Rose Langford

Wilderness

Episode 7.08 (154)
W: Julie Philips
D: Kendal Flanagan

A man burns down his house and heads into the outback, taking his daughters with him.

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Guests: Callie Gray as Diedre McTaggart, Jacinta Stapleton as Heather McTaggart, George Whaley as Mungo McTaggart

Valentine's Day

Episode 7.09 (155)
W: Sam Wilde
D: Riccardo Pellizzeri

David's life changes when he falls in love with Andrea, a young pilot who makes an unscheduled stop at Cooper's Crossing.

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Guests: Lois Collinder as Mabel Jeffries, Suzi Dougherty as Andrea Grayson, Marty Fields as Burns, Alwyn Kurts as Ted Warner, Alethea McGrath as Mrs. Harrington

A Little Tenderness

Episode 7.10 (156)
W: Angela Martin
D: Piccardo Pellizzeri

Tom and Nick are grounded at the Burgess Farm by a storm when they are called to treat a man gored by a bull. Tensions are running high as the farmer and his wife reach a crisis point in their marriage.

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Poet's Corner

Episode 7.11 (157)
W: Paul Hogan
D: Graham Thorburn

An alcoholic poet with writer's block arrives in Cooper's Crossing and causes trouble by his decision to turn to plagiarism.

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Family Farm

Episode 7.12 (158)
W: Robert Matthews
D: Graham Thorburn

A tense situation develops at Cooper's Creek when a distraught man, burdened by his failure to provide for his family, takes two hostages — one of whom is Geoff.

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A Place To Belong

Episode 7.13 (159)
W: Jutta Goetze
D: Catherine Millar

A young German doctor visiting Australia drops in at Cooper's Crossing and is soon needed to help in an emergency.

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Breakaway

Episode 7.14 (160)
W: Leonard Rosen
D: Catherine Millar

A young mother tries to escape the clutches of her manic depressive boyfriend by running away to Cooper's Crossing. But will she be safe there?

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Pete and Billie

Episode 7.15 (161)
W: Julie Phillips
D: Mark DeFriest

Geoff encounters two people from his past — ex-jazz singer Billie Sorenson and her one-time pianist Pete.

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Guests: Tina Bursill, Jon English

Old Man Weed

Episode 7.16 (162)
W: John Reeves
D: Mark DeFriest

Magda and Kate have a fight on their hands when they try to persuade an aborigine girl's father to allow her to undergo an operation to save her from a brain tumour.

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David And Goliath

Episode 7.17 (163)
W: Vince Moran
D: Colin Budds

David clashes with an arrogant, older doctor over a patient injured in a tractor accident.

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Last Carnival

Episode 7.18 (164)
W: Vince Gil
D: Colin Budds

When Annie gives treatment to a boy who works on a carnival, the pair develop a strong rapport.

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Lost Innocence

Episode 7.19 (165)
W: Phillip Roberts & Vicki Madden
D: Joy Crosby

The tranquility of Cooper's Crossing is shattered when a young woman friend of Kate's is attacked while out horse riding.

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Bush Christmas

Episode 7.20 (166)
W: Jutta Goetze
D: Karl Zwicky

Vic and Nancy are hard at work preparing for Christmas.

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