Rush: episode guide

Episode 3.12


Thu, October 21, 2010 (8.30)
774,000 viewers (14th)
Written by Samantha Winston
Directed by Andrew Prowse

A terrifying cyber assault on the city brings Josh and Tash together as they race against time to save the life of a badly injured woman. As the attacks increase in severity, Leon and Audrey must call on all their know how as they battle a faceless opponent who may be more than a match.

Guest Starring: Jane Allsop as Tash, Camille Keenan as Audrey, Zahra Newman as Kara, Mat Stevenson as Cox, Richie Hallal as Dermott, Jacqueline Geelen as Gale, Chris Lucas as Brett, Anastasia Baboussouras as Naomi, Pier Carthew as Wilson, Wil Ridley as Frank, Jansen Spencer as Dimitrius; Hackers: Teck Kwan Yeo, Daniel Wu, Sarasi Amadoru, Christopher Pask, Xavier O'Shannessy, Alison Adriano, Luke McCandless, Mike Gorrie, David Ross, Aislinn Murray; Stunt Performers: Rick Tonna, Graham Jahne, Szumai Anderson, Morgan Evans, Nicole McDonald

Episode 3.13


Thu, October 21, 2010 (9.30)
689,000 viewers (15th)
Written by Jessica Redenbach
Directed by John Hartley

When Andrew Kronin stages a brazen escape, Michael struggles with past demons as TR hunt down the armed robber and murderer. Burning for revenge, Michael is helped by Lawson to come to terms with his feelings.

Guest Starring: Nathaniel Dean as Kronin, Freya Stafford as Lily, Damien Fotiou as Zonneveldt, Calen Mackenzie as Jason, Mark Redpath as Joe, Paul Bongiorno as Matt Tony, Robert Price as Abrams, Justin Fleming as Peroxide, Andy Poulter as Prisoner, Dave Chapman as Abrams Heavy 1, Richard La Velle as Abrams Heavy 2; Stunt Performers: Marky-Lee Campbell, Daniel Solis, Lance Anderson

Episode 3.14


Thu, October 28, 2010
687,000 viewers (16th)
Written by Adam Todd
Directed by Ben Chessell

A group of Afghani asylum seekers seize control of Frankston's Peninsula Centre and take several hostages, including the son of the Minister for Immigration.

Guest Starring: Camille Keenan as Audrey, Salme Geransar as Ara, Osamah Sami as Hazrat, Heather Bolton as Melanie, Belinda Lack as Annette, Nathan Derrick as Zevon, Thomas Larkin as Murdoch, Brent Trotter as Nathaniel, George Iskander as Kaader, Salim Fayad as Jawid, Jalal Dabboussi as Fahran, Siros Niaros as Ahmed, Majid Shokor as Interpreter #2, Tessa Whelan as Jodi, Dale Murley as Richard Preston, Peter Noble as Body (Peter Dammar), Lliam Murphy as Uniform Cop, Dave Browning as Sierra #1, Hayden Evans as Sierra #2, Dexter St. Claire as Alistair; Stunt Performer: Ryan Messina

Episode 3.15 (Part 1)


Thu, November 04, 2010
773,000 viewers (13th)
Written by Alice Bell and Todd Boland
Directed by Sian Davies

Tactical Response go bush for a routine training exercise. Unbeknownst to Lawson and Josh, the younger members of the squad soon find themselves at the mercy of Oliver Ginsberg, who has rigged the forest with deadly traps. When they discover Ginsberg is on his way to the city with a van full of explosives, they realise the worst is yet to come.

Guest Starring: Anthony Hayes as Engineer, Richard Sutherland as Farmer, Kristen Sergent as Crystal, Rebecca Ritters as Marinda, Tony Ivanda as Ronnie, Tom Wren as Simon, Rod Barr as Bartender, Chris Weir as Bar Fighter, Bryce Hardy as Bar Fighter; Stunt Performers: Warwick Sadler, Graham Jahne, Jade Amentea

Episode 3.16 (Part 2)


Thu, November 11, 2010
707,000 viewers (17th)
Written by Leon Ford
Directed by David Caesar

Tactical Respose race into town, on the hunt for Oliver Ginsberg. They learn that Ginsberg has placed a very large bomb under the city and that he has plenty more deadly tricks in store for them. Lawson finds himself in an awkward position when he must work with Dom, now a member of the bomb squad, to defuse the bomb.

Guest Starring: Josef Ber as Dominic Wales, Camille Keenan as Audrey, Anthony Hayes as Engineer, Justin Rosniak as Tomkinson, Kristen Sergent as Crystal, Rebecca Ritters as Marinda, Bruce Seymour as Smythe, Liam McIntyre as Matt the Bomby, Alex Borg as Senior Officer, Christopher Pender as Uniformed Senior Officer, Karen Arecia Powell as Hostage, Rylee Delaney as Hostage, Damien Vennell as Hostage, Angeline Thompson as Hostage, Akihiro Kubota as Hostage, Charles Kovees as Hostage, Andrew Cason as Police Officer, Chris Carstens as Police Officer, Stunt Performers: Marky-Lee Campbell, Graham Jahne, Warwick Sadler

Episode 3.17


Thu, November 18, 2010
707,000 viewers (16th)
Written by Jeff Truman
Directed by Andrew Prowse

After the death of their mate Dom, Tactical Respose honour him in their own special way. Kerry is shocked when her son James is arrested for assault on a flight from Vietnam. When James flees, Kerry finds herself in a race against time to save him from two violent drug runners. Meanwhile, Lawson refuses medical treatment when he is knocked down saving a cilivian from the path of an oncoming car. He and TR1 come to a new understanding of parental love when they encounter an abusive teenager who hates his mother.

Guest Starring: Camille Keenan as Audrey, Ian Meadows as James, Brian Vriends as Det. Chris Finch, Martin Sharpe as Dylan, Cleopatra Coleman as Jessica Hamilton, Felicity Soper as Cheryl, Sarah Hallam as Tracey, Teague Rook as Federal Agent Shepherd, Steven Stagg as Ben Sharpe, Olaf Savage as Dave Sharpe, Link Mcelvenney as Shane Glover, Alicia Bonaddio as Ella, DJ Vampz as Evan, Christopher Pender as Uniformed Police Officer, Kylie Coombe as Real Estate Agent, Sally Anne Moody as Female Buyer, Kristian Beddow as Male Buyer, John Spano as Garbage Truck Driver; Stunt Performers: Warwick Sadler, Szumai Anderson, Chris Weir, Graham Jahne

Episode 3.18


Thu, November 25, 2010 (8.30)
672,000 viewers (18th)
Written by Sam Carroll
Directed by Robert Connolly

Tactical Response embark on an unusual and confronting assignment when they must remove a newborn baby from its mother as part of an intervention order. When the mother's family murder a police officer in retaliation, Tactical Response find themselves resorting to extreme tactics to catch the men responsible.

Guest Starring: Camille Keenan as Audrey, Maude Davey as Donna, Damian Hill as Dane, Damien Rider as Heath, Maria Angelico as Elizabeth, Nick Dutt as Gary, Erin Klein as Greg, Louise Rocchi as Constable Mancini, Alexander Moller as Constable Ryan, Blake Ebbage as New Born Baby, Theo Britton as New Born Baby, Collette Hardcastle-Keyser as Female DHS Officer, Paul Rochford as Male DHS Officer, Ri-Jie Kwok as Hospital Security

Episode 3.19


Thu, November 25, 2010 (9.30)
688,000 viewers (17th)
Written by John Ridley
Directed by Sian Davies

The team find themselves in unfamiliar territory when Christian is taken hostage during a siege at an army barracks. Christian's philosophies are challenged when his captor forces him to choose between killing a guilty life or saving an innocent one.

Guest Starring: Camille Keenan as Audrey, Geordie Taylor as Jarman, Jada Alberts as Daly, Joanne Trentini as Cobb, Marky-Lee Campbell as Bayer, Christopher Milligan as Rainer, Mike Steele as Llewellyn, Ian Harry as MP, David Cormick as Ambo, Leanne Woodgate as Ambo, Gil Laconsay as Filipino Prisoner

Episode 3.20


Thu, December 02, 2010
936,000 viewers (7th)
Written by Alice Bell and Leon Ford
Directed by Grant Brown

The team are forced to work with a slick private security firm to save a kidnapped businessman. Working closely with its charming leader, Shannon is enticed by the prospect of joining the firm. Lawson, however, has other plans as he and Shannon play the waiting game they take a moment to drop by Shannon's investment property. They succumb to mutual attraction, as Shannon's sexual hiatus finally comes to an end. Unbeknownst to them, they have just been caught by a hidden camera, which Michael has set up to catch thieves.

Guest Starring: Camille Keenan as Audrey, Jack Finsterer as Shmitt, Bryce Hardy as Samson, Andrea McCannon as Bridget, Stephen Mount as Blackstone Team Member, Reg Roordink as Delivery Van Driver, Alexander Regar as Li Wong, Xiao Dan (Daniel) Yuan as Gang Member; Stunt Performer: Warwick Sadler, Chelsea Bruland, Graham Jahne, Rick Tonna, Jarrah Cocks

Episode 3.21


Thu, December 09, 2010
821,000 viewers (8th)
Written by Jessica Redenbach and Adam Todd
Directed by Andrew Prowse

Josh's proposal to Tash is interrupted when the Ethical Standards Division storm Tash's house and arrest him. Facing charges of corruption, Josh realises that his arrest is closely linked to the earlier attempt on his life, as he strives to clear his name once and for all.

Guest Starring: Jane Allsop as Tash, Steve Bastoni as Boogie, Ella Shenman as Minka, Mat Stevenson as Inspector Cox, Mick O'Malley as Ludo, Paul Henri as ESD Detective, Anthony Kale as Hitman; Stunt Performers: Chris Weir, Graham Jahne

Episode 3.22


Thu, December 16, 2010
910,000 viewers (4th)
Written by Raquel Stevens and Samantha Winston
Directed by Ben Chessell

Tactical Response fall into the clutches of darkness as they chase a murderer across a desolate island. As they attempt to restore order, one of their own becomes victim to the island's mysterious power.

Guest Starring: Camille Keenan as Audrey, Frank Magree as Hayman, Fletcher Humphrys as Nat, Elspeth Ballantyne as Edie, Cindy Waddingham as Rachel, Fantine Banulski as Mary, Lance Anderson as Uncle Gavin, Sean Entwhistle as Jo, Alex Lance as Mike, James Schaw as Constable Selwyn, Jarrah Cocks as Lex, Rob Low as RHIB Driver, David Cormick as Paramedic, Jake Griffith as Detective 1; Stunt Performer: Graham Jahne

Note: Fletcher Humphrys appeared previously in episode 1.05 and Frank Magree in 2.15

Episodes 4.01 - 4.06