Kath & Kim: episode guide


Cactus Hour

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Episode 3.01 (17)
October 07, 2004
Ratings: 2.02 million viewers
Written by Jane Turner & Gina Riley
Directed by Ted Emery

When it becomes apparent that Kath's divorce from her odious first husband, Gary, was never legal, he moves in to stake his claim.

Kath, one stressed bigamist, fears jail, while second hubby Kel finds the threesome a bit crowded, especially around shower time each morning.

Kim's husband Brett is volunteering for long hours at the computer store. Could this be related to his new role as father to the lovely Epponnee-Rae?

Meanwhile, Kim is loving herself sick as a new mum. She is blown away at how gross Epponnee's motor skills are.

Special Guests: Marg Downey as Marion, Mick Molloy as Gary Poole, Peta Brady as Kelly
Guest Cast: Zara Harrington as Epponnee-Rae, Gareth Yuen as Fong, Ray Matsen as Brett's Co-Worker, Eddie Perfect as Brett's Co-Worker, Lisa Zavalis as Shona

The Mango Espadrille

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Episode 3.02 (18)
October 14, 2004
Written by Jane Turner & Gina Riley
Directed by Ted Emery

The foxy ladies are champing at the bit this week. With their fascinators on and Fleur de Lys Picolos in hand, Kath and Kim are off to the Melbourne Cup. While they mingle with celebrities (C-list), Sharon gets lucky with a very little racing identity.

At the computer store, Brett discovers the company's family-friendly policy has added benefits when he brings baby Epponnee-Rae with him to work.

Meanwhile, Kel is up to his eyeballs in lamb flaps and honey soy drumettes.

Kim puts Epponnee through her paces in preparation for her appearance on Bubs Idol.

Special Guests: Rachel Griffiths as Herself, Mark Holden as Himself, Peta Brady as Kelly
Guest Cast: Zara Harrington as Epponnee-Rae, Sue-Anne Post as Karen, Kate Atkinson as Rival mum, Jude Beaumont as customer, Lisa Zavalis as Shona, Alicia Gardiner as Customer, Kate McCartney, Sophia Walker, Sue McGrath, Mickey Camilleri, Janey Foye, Kristie Kelly, Natasha Finnin, June Jones

Sitting On A Pile

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Episode 3.03 (19)
October 21, 2004
Written by Jane Turner & Gina Riley
Directed by Ted Emery

Kim counts her chicken feet before they hatch as news that Brett's wealthy mother is seriously ill prompts Brett and Epponnee-Rae to travel to the Gold Coast and be at her bedside.

At home, Kim deals with the family crisis by dreaming about the penthouse by the sea that she is sure she—and Brett—will soon own.

Meanwhile, Kath feels that she and Kel have been too into each other—you know, physically—and they decide to spread their wings (socially that is). While, Kel attends a "meat retreat" butcher's conference and Kath tries to revive her circle of girlfriends, whom she has slighted since her wedding.

Special Guests: Geoffrey Rush as Geoff, Jane Menelaus as Jane, Glenn Butcher as Maitre'D
Guest Cast: Zara Harrington as Epponnee-Rae, Andrew Bayly as Butcher, Betty Best as Tour Guide

Kicking Up A Stink

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Episode 3.04 (20)
October 28, 2004
Written by Jane Turner & Gina Riley
Directed by Ted Emery

Kimmy kicks up a major stink in her bid to trim down as Sharon discovers her inner fascist at Boot Camp.

Meanwhile, Kel's Palm Pilot is up to pussy's bow, but Kath can't find a window. Kel joins her on stage playing Leonard Woolf in a musical version of The Hours.

Special Guest: Gerry Connelly as Merrill Streep
Guest starring: Zara Harrington as Epponnee-Rae, Bridget Neval as Amber, Leon Dunn, Ben Sofowora, Ashley Tell, Brose Avard, Hisaaki Nagao, Wendy Grose, Elise Gray, Doug MacLeod

Hello Nails!

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Episode 3.05 (21)
November 04, 2004
Written by Jane Turner & Gina Riley
Directed by Ted Emery

She may be unlucky in love, but no one can accuse Sharon Strzelecki of giving up on her quest to find the perfect man. And, it seems, being on the prowl 24/7 has at last paid off: Sharon has a date. Kim, takes it upon herself to give Sharon a major makeover and all fingers are crossed.

All stops are out when Kath and Kel try to update their home theatre system (it is almost three years old). Kath gets addicted to the bube tube but eventually comes to learn that real life can almost be as interesting as TV.

Meanwhile, Brett gets on Kel's wick.

Special Guest: Alan Brough as Alan
Guest starring: Zara Harrington as Epponnee-Rae, Jurgen Loos, Chris Bourke, Shirley Wallace

High and Dry

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Episode 3.06 (22)
November 11, 2004
Written by Jane Turner & Gina Riley
Directed by Ted Emery

Kim has always seen herself in a cul-de-sac, but Brett has bigger plans.

His exciting news means Kim has to pull her considerable weight financially as find a job. Ditto Kath, whose new career venture has her stimulated big time, and that is good for everyone.

Meanwhile, Sharon encounters road rage on the highway and Kath and Kel price home spas

Special Guests: John Clarke as Paul Collins, Colin Lane as Greg
Guest starring: Zara Harrington as Epponnee-Rae, Maureen Sherlock, Rebecca De Unamuno as Clog & Clock Employee, Eddie Perfect as Brett's Co-Worker, Ray Matsen as Brett's Co-Worker, Martine Gow as Casting Agent, Irini Pappas as Customer, Robyn Arthur, Lois Collinder as Incontinent Woman, Fred Rowan as Cab Driver, Annette Allison as Annette

Foxy On The Run

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Episode 3.07 (23)
November 18, 2004
Written by Jane Turner & Gina Riley
Directed by Ted Emery

Fifty is the new forty in the Day-Knight household, and Kath plans a celebration for Kel and pulls out all the stops for a Nibbles to end all Nibbles.

Meanwhile, the jury is still out on Sharon's godmother status, and Kim gets holier than thou and gets a little "me time" when Sharon plays babysitter

Brett has an epiphany on a Buckin' Bronco.

Special Guest: Marg Downey as Marion
Guest starring: Zara Harrington as Epponnee-Rae, Joe Pampanella, Shirley Wallace, Barry Squire, Jessica Baker, Jane O'Conner

99% Fat Free

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Episode 3.08 (24)
November 25, 2004
Ratings: 1.96 million viewers
Written by Jane Turner & Gina Riley
Directed by Ted Emery

What is to become of Kath and Kel, after Dr Ng tells them to go fat free?

Kim and Brett are at loggerheads over Epponnee's career projectory.

The clock ticks loudest for Sharon as she waits in the wings like a white ant.

Special Guests Kylie Minogue as Epponnee Rae, Marg Downey as Marion, Alex Menglet as Photographer
Guest starring: Zara Harrington as Epponnee-Rae, Rick Fletcher