800 Words: episode guide


Episode 2.09 (17)

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Tue, January 31, 2017 797,000 viewers (9th)
Written by Kate McDermott
Directed by Michale Hurst

When the series returns in 2017, George is finding his place among the eclectic folk of Weld, as he raises teenagers Shay and Arlo. George and Fiona's budding relationship is headline news, however it's Jan's budding baby news that really sets the town alight. There's new faces as George's wayward brother arrives in town, but is that too many Turners for Weld to handle?

George and Fiona's budding relationship is headline news in Weld. Robbie goes on the offensive to save Fiona. Monty finally mans up to his big brother and there's a rumble in the main street.

With: Bridie Carter as Jan, Peter Elliott as Big Mac, Jonny Brugh as Monty, Alex Tarrant as Ike, Reon Te Aorangi Bell as Billy, Rob Kipa Williams as Zac, John Leigh as Constable Tom, Manon Blackman as Lindsay, Paul Glover as Bill Jnr, Olivia Tennet as Siouxsie, Jesse Griffin as Sean, Renee Lyons as Brenda, Jackie Van Beek as Gloria, Jamaica Vaughan as Emma, Millen Baird as Robbie

Note: the are 16 episodes in series 2. Series 3, which begins filming February 2017, will be the same length.

Episode 2.10 (18)

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Tue, February 07, 2017
737,000 viewers (10th)
Written by Michael Beran and James Griffin
Directed by Michale Hurst

George and Fiona put the heat on their new relationship with a dinner party and a new table. However, if they're to survive as a couple there are many dramas to overcome both in and out of the kitchen.

With: Bridie Carter as Jan, Peter Elliott as Big Mac, Jonny Brugh as Monty, Alex Tarrant as Ike, Reon Te Aorangi Bell as Billy, Rob Kipa Williams as Zac, John Leigh as Constable Tom, Manon Blackman as Lindsay, Paul Glover as Bill Jnr, Olivia Tennet as Siouxsie, Renee Lyons as Brenda, Dave Fane as Smiler, Henry Beasley as Ollie, Jackie Van Beek as Gloria, Matt Holden as Jared, Lynette Forday as Nurse Crabbe, Nathalie Boltt as Rae, Millen Baird as Robbie

Episode 2.11 (19)

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Tue, February 14, 2017
647,000 viewers (12th)
Written by Sarah-Kate Lynch and Late McDermott
Directed by Caroline Bell-Booth

George sees red when Arlo secretly switches school subjects. Fiona struggles in her new parenting role. And Woody's comes up with a novel way to relieve Principal Tracey's stress.

With: Bridie Carter as Jan, Peter Elliott as Big Mac, Jonny Brugh as Monty, Alex Tarrant as Ike, Reon Te Aorangi Bell as Billy, Rob Kipa Williams as Zac, John Leigh as Constable Tom, Manon Blackman as Lindsay, Olivia Tennet as Siouxsie, Jesse Griffin as Sean, Renee Lyons as Brenda, Henry Beasley as Ollie, Jackie Van Beek as Gloria, Matt Holden as Jared, Millen Baird as Robbie

Music: "One + One" performed by Graeme James, "Home" performed by Graeme James

Episode 2.12 (20)

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Tue, February 21, 2017
718,000 viewers (11th)
Written by Tim Balme
Directed by Caroline Bell-Booth

George and Fiona's escape to the city for a romantic weekend away from the kids is a disaster. Arlo almost burns down the house down and Jan has huge, huge news.

With: Bridie Carter as Jan, Peter Elliott as Big Mac, Jonny Brugh as Monty, Alex Tarrant as Ike, Rob Kipa Williams as Zac, John Leigh as Constable Tom, Manon Blackman as Lindsay, Paul Glover as Bill Jnr, Olivia Tennet as Siouxsie, Jesse Griffin as Sean, Renee Lyons as Brenda, Rachel Nicholls as Taylor-Rose, Henry Beasley as Ollie, Matt Holden as Jared, Millen Baird as Robbie, Jamaica Vaughan as Emma

Music: "Wandering Ways" performed by Graeme James, "Love is an Advert" performed by Garrett Kato, "Reckless" performed by James Reyne

Episode 2.13 (21)

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Tue, February 28, 2017
639,000 viewers (11th)
Written by James Griffin
Directed by Michael Hurst

Jan's pregnancy sparks a crisis between George and Fiona. Katie unwillingly gets Shay involved in an art scam. Arlo struggles with a long distance relationship and George's wayward brother blows into town and cooks up a storm.

With: Bridie Carter as Jan, Peter Elliott as Big Mac, Jonny Brugh as Monty, Alex Tarrant as Ike, Reon Te Aorangi Bell as Billy, Rob Kipa Williams as Zac, John Leigh as Constable Tom, Manon Blackman as Lindsay, Paul Glover as Bill Jnr, Olivia Tennet as Siouxsie, Jesse Griffin as Sean, Renee Lyons as Brenda, David Fane as Smiler, Rachel Nicholls as Taylor-Rose, Jackie Van Beek as Gloria, Jamaica Vaughan as Emma, Matt Holden as Jared, Millen Baird as Robbie, Ditch Davey as Terry

Episode 2.14 (22)

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Tue, March 07, 2017
594,000 viewers (13th)
Written by Sarah-Kate Lynch
Directed by Michael Hurst

George struggles against the tide of Terry-mania sweeping Weld. The town prepares to open its first fine dining restaurant, but not everyone is invited. Shay's art adventure has a very public hanging.

With: Bridie Carter as Jan, Peter Elliott as Big Mac, Jonny Brugh as Monty, Alex Tarrant as Ike, Reon Te Aorangi Bell as Billy, Rob Kipa Williams as Zac, John Leigh as Constable Tom, Manon Blackman as Lindsay, Paul Glover as Bill Jnr, Olivia Tennet as Siouxsie, Jesse Griffin as Sean, Renee Lyons as Brenda, Henry Beasley as Ollie, Jackie Van Beek as Gloria, Matt Holden as Jared, Stephen Papps as Doug, Millen Baird as Robbie, Nathalie Boltt as Rae, Ditch Davey as Terry

Music: "Heavy Going" performed by Males, "Diamonds" performed by Ladi6, "Up In The Air" performed by Lisa Crawley, "The Circle" performed by Tunes of I, "French Kiss" performed by Esther Stephens and The Means

Episode 2.15 (23)

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Tue, March 14, 2017
591,000 viewers (12th)
Written by Michael Beran and James Griffin
Directed by Mike Smith

George fears that Weld is losing its innocence. Brother Terry goes all out to prove his love for Hannah and there's a surprise visit from a very pregnant Jan.

With: Bridie Carter as Jan, Peter Elliott as Big Mac, Jonny Brugh as Monty, Alex Tarrant as Ike, Rob Kipa Williams as Zac, John Leigh as Constable Tom, Manon Blackman as Lindsay, Paul Glover as Bill Jnr, Olivia Tennet as Siouxsie, Henry Beasley as Ollie, Jackie Van Beek as Gloria, Matt Holden as Jared, Millen Baird as Robbie, Nathalie Boltt as Rae, Ditch Davey as Terry Mark Ferguson as Steve

Episode 2.16 (24 - finale)

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681,000 viewers (11th)
Written by James Griffin
Directed by Mike Smith

The fallout from George's savage article is immediate. Terry's true colours are revealed much to Hannah's horror and a triple tragedy strikes Weld.

With: Bridie Carter as Jan, Peter Elliott as Big Mac, Jonny Brugh as Monty, Alex Tarrant as Ike, Reon Te Aorangi Bell as Billy, Rob Kipa Williams as Zac, John Leigh as Constable Tom, Manon Blackman as Lindsay, Paul Glover as Bill Jnr, Olivia Tennet as Siouxsie, Renee Lyons as Brenda, Henry Beasley as Ollie, Jackie Van Beek as Gloria, Matt Holden as Jared, Millen Baird as Robbie, Nathalie Boltt as Rae, Ditch Davey as Terry Mark Ferguson as Steve