Spirited: episode guide

Series 1 | Series 2

promo

Changes

Episode 2.01
Wed, July 20, 2011 (W)
Written by Jacquelin Perske
Directed by Stuart McDonald

Suzy Darling and her rock star ghost Henry Mallet are back together but the course of their love affair can never be straightforward. Suzy's ex-husband Steve is unwilling to believe she can be happy without him and her apartment building is now home to an entourage of ghosts. Suzy and Henry must fight to find a way to stay together but what price will they ultimately pay for their love.

Henry Mallet returns to the Elysian with a coterie of new ghosts whose fun and games wreak havoc on Suzy's personal and professional life.

Cast: Claudia Karvan as Suzy Darling, Matt King as Henry Mallet, Simon Lyndon as The King, Rodger Corser as Steve Darling, Louis Fowler as Elvis Darling, Charlie Hancock as Verity Darling, Belinda Bromilow as Jonquil Payne, Angus Sampson as Zac, Charlie Garber as Adam, Elan Zavelsky as Juan, Jacek Koman as Potter The Man, Jane Harders as Rita, Yael Stone as Linda, Anna McGahan as Penelope, Sarah Snook as Antonia, Kelly Butler as Ghost Betty, Scott Parker as Ghost Eddie, Lynn Turnbull-Rose as Joan Dart, Akos Armont as Paperback Pete, Pacharo Mzembe as Ghost Tang, Gig Clarke as Dwayne, Catherine Moore as Magda, Jan Oxenbould as Mrs Danvers, Bradley O'Connell as Lachlan Jessop, Felino Dolloso as Bill; Stunt Performers: Sebastian Dickins, Mark Duncan, Natalie Harris, Connor Van Vuuren

Music: (I'm) Standed performed by The Saints, Druganaut performed by Black Mountain

Time After Time

Episode 2.02
Wed, July 27, 2011
Written by Jacquelin Perske
Directed by Stuart McDonald

Henry's attempts to remedy the ghost situation hit a snag and Potter the cat must go to extraordinary lengths to help him put things right.

Cast: Claudia Karvan as Suzy Darling, Matt King as Henry Mallet, Simon Lyndon as The King, Rodger Corser as Steve Darling, Louis Fowler as Elvis Darling, Charlie Hancock as Verity Darling, Belinda Bromilow as Jonquil Payne, Angus Sampson as Zac, Heather Mitchell as Helen Payne, Charlie Garber as Adam, Elan Zavelsky as Juan, Jacek Koman as Potter The Man, Jane Harders as Rita, John Bluthal as Rocco, Yael Stone as Linda, Sarah Snook as Antonia, Kelly Butler as Ghost Betty, Scott Parker as Ghost Eddie, Lynn Turnbull-Rose as Joan Dart, Akos Armont as Paperback Pete, Catherine Moore as Magda, Mitchell Grant as Mr Gunther, Anja Raith as Mrs Gunther, Jennifer Byrne as TV Bookshow Host, Howard Stones as Joan Dart's Husband, Audrey Sparks as Little Suzy

Additional Music: Frantic Romantic performed by The Scientists

Alone With You

Episode 2.03
Wed, August 03, 2011
Written by Tony McNamara
Directed by Michael J Rowland

Suzy finds herself the object of a new, powerful and charismatic ghost's attention but his designs on her prove more sinister than sexy when his shocking past is exposed.

Cast: Claudia Karvan as Suzy Darling, Matt King as Henry Mallet, Simon Lyndon as The King, Rodger Corser as Steve Darling, Louis Fowler as Elvis Darling, Charlie Hancock as Verity Darling, Belinda Bromilow as Jonquil Payne, Angus Sampson as Zac, Charlie Garber as Adam, Elan Zavelsky as Juan, Anna McGahan as Penelope, Sarah Snook as Antonia, Kelly Butler as Ghost Betty, Scott Parker as Ghost Eddie, Lynn Turnbull-Rose as Joan Dart / Jean Dart, Akos Armont as Paperback Pete, Paul Gleeson as Terry, Patti Tsarouhis as Skates, Larissa Pearace as Acolyte 1, Stephanie Anna as Acolyte 2, Frank Stead as Casino Man, Terry Blanchard as Ghost Graham, Justin Smith as Mitchell, Shane Imbert as Roulette Man, Mitch Wood as Daddy

Additional Music: Buffalo Swan performed by Black Mountain, "Let There Be Light" performed by Maddy Hay, Hidden Hands performed by Jen Cloher & The Endless Sea

Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Episode 2.04
Wed, August 10, 2011
Written by Jacquelin Perske & Lally Katz
Directed by Michael James Rowland

Henry accidentally possesses Zac and rediscovers the sensuous joys of a living, breathing body, including cheese, smoking, beer and, hopefully, sex.

Cast: Claudia Karvan as Suzy Darling, Matt King as Henry Mallet, Simon Lyndon as The King, Rodger Corser as Steve Darling, Louis Fowler as Elvis Darling, Charlie Hancock as Verity Darling, Belinda Bromilow as Jonquil Payne, Angus Sampson as Zac, Heather Mitchell as Helen Payne, Jane Harders as Rita, Sarah Snook as Antonia, Kelly Butler as Ghost Betty, Scott Parker as Ghost Eddie, Lynn Turnbull-Rose as Joan Dart, Akos Armont as Paperback Pete, Paul Gleeson as Terry, Patti Tsarouhis as Skates, Larissa Pearace as Acolyte 1, Stephanie Anna as Acolyte 2, Sarah Harlihy as Olivia, Valerie Berry as Rich Gambler

Additional Music: "My Love" performed by The Rural Serenaders, New Race performed by Radio Birdman, Wandsworth USA performed by The Nerve, Voodoo Slaves performed by Minuteman, "Beware [Reprise] / A Drinking Song (In The Grand Style)" performed by Andrew Bird, "Fallin' In Love With You" performed by Nolan Struck, "Women in Uniform" performed by Skyhooks, "Only Dreaming" performed by Henry Mallet

Sweet Child O' Mine

Episode 2.05
Wed, August 17, 2011
Written by Tony McNamara
Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky

Suzy and Henry are inspired to try internet dating to find a suitable candidate for Henry to possess, while Jonquil must cope with the return of her adored, long lost mother.

Cast: Claudia Karvan as Suzy Darling, Matt King as Henry Mallet, Simon Lyndon as The King, Rodger Corser as Steve Darling, Louis Fowler as Elvis Darling, Charlie Hancock as Verity Darling, Belinda Bromilow as Jonquil Payne, Angus Sampson as Zac, Heather Mitchell as Helen Payne, Akos Armont as Paperback Pete, Sarah Snook as Antonia, Anna McGahan as Penelope, Christopher Stollery as Aaron, Anthony Phelan as Robbie, Paul Gleeson as Terry, Kelly Butler as Ghost Betty, Scott Parker as Ghost Eddie, Tegan Haining as Olga, Patti Tsarouhis as Skates, Rudi Yapp as Mr Song, Charlie Garber as Adam, Elan Zavelsky as Juan, Lynn Turnbull-Rose as Joan Dart, Larissa Pearace as Acolyte 1, Stephanie Anna as Acolyte 2

Additional Music: "Rollercoaster" performed by Black Mountain, "My Love" performed by The Rural Serenaders, "Dynamic in Black & White" performed by Hot Little Hands, "Face With No Name" performed by The Passengers, "Here Is My Co-Pilot" performed by Holly Throsby, "Hellhole Rat Race" performed by Girls

If You See Her, Say Hello

Episode 2.06
Wed, August 24, 2011
Written by Alice Bell
Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky

Ghosts are disappearing but Henry is unconcerned until they realise Rita's pretty new friend is getting a thrill from 'liberating' spirits.

Cast: Claudia Karvan as Suzy Darling, Matt King as Henry Mallet, Simon Lyndon as The King, Rodger Corser as Steve Darling, Charlie Hancock as Verity Darling, Belinda Bromilow as Jonquil Payne, Angus Sampson as Zac, Heather Mitchell as Helen Payne, Akos Armont as Paperback Pete, Sarah Snook as Antonia, Anna McGahan as Penelope, Anthony Phelan as Robbie, Annie Maynard as Jennifer, Jane Harders as Rita, Charlie Garber as Adam, Kelly Butler as Ghost Betty, Scott Parker as Ghost Eddie, Patti Tsarouhis as Skates, Larissa Pearace as Acolyte 1, Stephanie Anna as Acolyte 2, William Piperitis as Mr Ford, Rita Turner as Pippa Sullivan

Additional Music: "My Love" performed by The Rural Serenaders, "At First Sight" performed by The Stems

Dancing in the Dark

Episode 2.07
Wed, August 31, 2011
Written by Jessica Redenbach
Directed by Jonathan Brough

Suzy has discovered she has more in common with her long lost mother than she could ever have imagined, which leads to an astonishing revelation for Suzy and Henry.

Cast: Claudia Karvan as Suzy Darling, Matt King as Henry Mallet, Simon Lyndon as The King, Rodger Corser as Steve Darling, Louis Fowler as Elvis Darling, Charlie Hancock as Verity Darling, Belinda Bromilow as Jonquil Payne, Angus Sampson as Zac, Heather Mitchell as Helen Payne, Sarah Snook as Antonia, Anthony Phelan as Robbie, Annie Maynard as Jennifer, Charlie Garber as Adam, Elan Zavelsky as Juan, Kelly Butler as Ghost Betty, Patti Tsarouhis as Skates, Laura Hughes as Annie Winter, Yael Stone as Linda, Angus King as Henry Double

Additional Music: "I Knew All About You" performed by Grant Hart, "Wandsworth USA" performed by The Nerve, "Bastards as Light" performed by Black Mountain, "Gentleman" performed by Eddy Currant Suppression Ring

The Real Thing

Episode 2.08
Wed, September 08, 2011
Written by Tommy Murphy
Directed by Jonathan Brough

Confusion reigns when an elderly, flesh and blood Henry Mallet turns up on Zac's doorstep, claiming he never died.

Cast: Claudia Karvan as Suzy Darling, Matt King as Henry Mallet, Simon Lyndon as The King, Rodger Corser as Steve Darling, Louis Fowler as Elvis Darling, Charlie Hancock as Verity Darling, Belinda Bromilow as Jonquil Payne, Angus Sampson as Zac, Heather Mitchell as Helen Payne, Sarah Snook as Antonia, Anna McGahan as Penelope, Anthony Phelan as Robbie, Annie Maynard as Jennifer, Jane Harders as Rita, Kelly Butler as Ghost Betty, Patti Tsarouhis as Skates, Yael Stone as Linda, Angus King as Henry Double, Joelie Robinson as Wealthy Woman

Additional Music: "Crunch" performed by Toy Love, "Landslide of Love" performed by Transvision Vamp, "Out Of Mind, Out Of Sight" performed by Steve Darling (Rodger Corser), "In The Future" performed by Black Mountain, "Okono" performed by The Dead Sea, "You're the Reflection of the Moon on the Water" performed by Grant Heart

Yesterday's Hero

Episode 2.09
Wed, September 15, 2011
Written by Ian Meadows
Directed by Rowan Woods

While Zac is busy consulting on the biopic of Henry's life, Jonquil is inspired to host a 'healing ceremony' for the King's victims with unexpected results.

Cast: Claudia Karvan as Suzy Darling, Matt King as Henry Mallet, Simon Lyndon as The King, Rodger Corser as Steve Darling, Louis Fowler as Elvis Darling, Charlie Hancock as Verity Darling, Belinda Bromilow as Jonquil Payne, Angus Sampson as Zac, Heather Mitchell as Helen Payne, Anthony Phelan as Robbie, Sarah Snook as Antonia, Christopher Stollery as Aaron, Annie Maynard as Jennifer, Kelly Butler as Ghost Betty, Patti Tsarouhis as Skates, Toby Schmitz as Scott, Jacek Koman as Potter the Man, Luke Timmins as Andrew, Dan O'Sullivan as John, Kay Eklund as Meredith, James Vermeesch as Young Henry, Patou Powell as Ghost Driver, Jane Harders as Rita [uncredited]

Additional Music: "Wandsworth USA" performed by The Nerve, "The Bold Arrow of Time" Keven Parker

I'll Close My Eyes

Episode 2.10 (f)
Wed, September 22, 2011
Written by Jacquelin Perske
Directed by Rowan Woods

Henry's world crumbles, literally, when he and Suzy learn The Elysian must be demolished and they are forced to extreme lengths to save him from going down with it.

Cast: Claudia Karvan as Suzy Darling, Matt King as Henry Mallet, Simon Lyndon as The King, Rodger Corser as Steve Darling, Louis Fowler as Elvis Darling, Charlie Hancock as Verity Darling, Belinda Bromilow as Jonquil Payne, Angus Sampson as Zac, Heather Mitchell as Helen Payne, Anthony Phelan as Robbie, Sarah Snook as Antonia, Christopher Stollery as Aaron, Annie Maynard as Jennifer, Jane Harders as Rita, Charlie Garber as Adam, Elan Zavelsky as Juan, Paul Gleeson as Terry, Kelly Butler as Ghost Betty, Jacek Koman as Potter the Man, Yael Stone as Linda, Ruseel Kiefel as Engineer, Matthew Whittet as Hotel Receptionist, Cale Morgan as Fireman

Additional Music: "Wannamama" performed by Pop Levi, "Sugar Assault Me Now" performed by Pop Levi, "Darren Bonney" performed by The Jing (played by Belinda Bromilow) and Steve (played by Rodger Corser), "Ivory Tower" performed by Cathy Carr, "I'll Close My Eyes" performed by Mildred Bailey, "I'll Close My Eyes - Betty Version" sung by Christa Hughes

Note: there will not be a thrd season of Spirited.