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Episode 4.04

Thu, June 09, 2016
Ratings: 601,000 viewers (13th)
Written by Peter Duncan
Directed by Peter Duncan

Thompson has Cleaver in the frame for drug trafficking, but Wendy comes to the rescue. David is desperate to save his relationship with Scarlet, and Nicole is scrolling through her ex-husband posts.

With the more serious charges against him dropped, Thompson uses his history with Cleaver to plant him firmly in the frame for the long-standing drug trafficking charges. Cleaver finds himself cornered, until dependable Wendy and her record-keeping habits come to the rescue.

Meanwhile, Missy's strange behaviour comes to the attention of Cleaver's' old nemesis Cal McGregor who sees a chance to use her to bury Cleaver once and for all.

David is desperate to save his relationship with Scarlet, but she and Barney are talking reconciliation. While Nicole, feeling rejected, is scrolling through her ex-husband Bevan's posts.

And, at what was meant to be a joint surprise birthday party and a celebration of his freedom, Cleaver's estranged sister Jane announces she's running for the Senate.

Finally, David's efforts to hold on to Scarlet have devastating results.


  • Richard Roxburgh as Cleaver Greene
  • Matt Day as David Potter
  • Adrienne Pickering as Missy
  • Russell Dykstra as Barney Meagher
  • Danielle Cormack as Scarlet Meagher
  • Caroline Brazer as Wendy
  • Kate Box as Nicole
  • John Waters as Edgar Thompson
  • Rachel Blake as Ruth Rogers
  • Miriam Margolyes as Huntley-Brown
  • Keegan Joyce as Fuzz Greene
  • Damien Garvey as Cal McGregor
  • David Roberts as Norton
  • Louise Siversen as Shirl
  • JayR Tinaco as Qi
  • Madeline Towns as Zoe
  • Tom Poulton as Max
  • Sonia Todd as Jane
  • Sarah Woods as Lily
  • Rhys Muldoon as Lincoln Lincoln
  • Beth Aubrey as Lydia
  • Tony Llewellyn-Jones as Judge Fuller
  • Henry Nixon as Sgt Billy James
  • Gary Waddell as Harley
  • Rachel Coopes as Meg
  • Gabrielle McGrail as Mortician [Connie]
  • Michael Frawley as Sheriff