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Year of the Rooster

Episode 5.04
Monday, September 03, 2012
Ratings: 0.990 million viewers (10th)
Produced by Peter Gawler, Elisa Argenzio
Written by Peter Gawler
Directed by David Caesar

When Strike Force Tuno is disbanded, Gary devises a new strategy to solve the Falconer murder. The police finally track down Anthony Perish and arrest him, but Rooster proves more elusive than ever. Pam is stretched to breaking point with Gary.

Cast (in order of appearance):

  • Rosalie Babicheva as Thea Perish
  • Josh Quong Tart as Andrew "Undies" Perish
  • Mario Christofifletti as Albert Perish
  • Jonathan LaPaglia as Anthony Perish
  • Helen Uskovic as Perish Sister
  • Sophie Webb as Lauren Perish
  • Alex Fitzgerald as Perish Brother
  • Steven Vidler as Police Commander
  • Matt Nable as Gary Jubelin
  • Rory WIlliamson as Det Sen Con Jason Evers
  • Luke Pegler as Det Sen Con Luke Rankin
  • Ben Winspear as Det Sen Con Tim Browne
  • Ella Scott Lynch as Snr Con Camille Alavoine
  • Justin Smith as Muzz
  • Jodi Gordon as Kylie Keogh
  • Linda Newton as Chatswood LAC Commander
  • Amanda WIltshire as Female Police Officer
  • Alistair Wallace as Male Police Officer
  • Richard Hilliar as Ben Walsh
  • Leeanne Walsman as Det Sgt Pam Young
  • Johnny Boxer as Mud (Tim's Informant)
  • Connor Norval as Andrew Perish's Son 2
  • Ronald Cook as Chicken Steve
  • Warwick Moss as Chicken Steve V/O
  • Jay Johnson as Truckie
  • John Sheerin as Sgt Tony Maloney
  • Petra Yared as Joanne - FOCA Analyst
  • Brian Meegan as Marcus - FOCA Lawyer
  • Patrick Connolly as Craig O'Donnell
  • Peter Flett as FOCA Commissioner
  • Riley Broadbent as Anthony Perish's Son
  • Possum as White Fluffy Dog
  • Alex Jewson as Stunt Actor
  • Ryan Tarran as Stunt Actor
  • Luke Quinton as Stunt Actor
  • Paul Doyle as Stunt Actor
  • Caroline Craig as Jacqui James / Narrator


  • "Kill of the Night" performed by Gin Wigmore
  • "Let's Cook" performed by Mental as Anything
  • "The Gravedigger's Song" performed by the Mark Lanegan Band