800 Words: episode guide


Episode 3.09 (32)

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Tue, Aug 14, 2018 (8:45)
507,000 viewers (15th)
Written by James Griffin and Kate McDermott
Directed by Mike Smith

800 WORDS continues in 2018 with more heart-warming and uplifting drama. After Woody and Tracey's fairy-tale wedding, George was faced with an unexpected ultimatum — help his ex-girlfriend Fiona fulfil her dream of becoming a mother or pursue a new romance with Katie.

George gets an unexpected visitor after making his big decision. Arlo tries to navigate the Lindsay situation. Monty surprises everybody when he hooks up with Ngahuia again.

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, Jesse Griffin as Sean, Dave Fane as Smiler, Lynette Forday as Nurse Crabbe, Miriama Smith as Ngahuia, Jessica Redmayne as Poppy, Tandi Wright as Laura Turner

Episode 3.10 (33)

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Tue, August 21, 2018
472,000 viewers (17th)
Written by Michael Beran and Kate McDermott
Directed by Mike Smith

George's romantic night with Katie unravels. Fiona's baby plans hit an emotional and financial snag. Boot camp comes to Weld.

With: Peter Elliott as Big Mac, Jonny Brugh as Monty, Alex Tarrant as Ike, Reon Te Aorangi Bell as Billy, John Leigh as Constable Tom, Manon Blackman as Lindsay, Paul Glover as Bill Jnr, Olivia Tennet as Siouxsie, Renee Lyons as Brenda, Jesse Griffin as Sean, Dave Fane as Smiler, Miriama Smith as Ngahuia, Jessica Redmayne as Poppy, Jono Kenyon as Dwayne

Episode 3.11 (34)

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Tue, August 28, 2018
446,000 viewers (17th)
Written by Kate McDermott
Directed by Michael Hurst

George and Katie test their new relationship with a winter camp. Arlo and Poppy grow closer while Shay struggles with Ike moving on and Big Mac has a grand tourist plan for Weld.

With: 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, Dave Fane as Smiler, Miriama Smith as Ngahuia, Jessica Redmayne as Poppy, Jono Kenyon as Dwayne, Jessie Lawrence as Ellie, Luke Thompson as Hot Guy

Episode 3.12 (35)

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Tue, September 04, 2018
473,000 viewers (16th)
Written by James Griffin
Directed by Michael Hurst

Arlo two-times Lindsay and Poppy and suffers the fallout. George struggles in the parenting department and worries he's causing Billy's stress problem. Shay gets an unlikely visitor.

With: 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, Matt Holden as Jared, Miriama Smith as Ngahuia, Jessica Redmayne as Poppy, Tandi Wright as Laura

Episode 3.13 (36)

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Tue, September 11, 2018
479,000 viewers (16th)
Written by Michael Beran and Kate McDermott
Directed by Caroline Bell-Booth

George and Woody fail to make up after Arlo's shenanigans. Ike receives unlikely help from Shay in his spiritual quest. A council restructure has Weld at risk of being swallowed up by Stafford.

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, Jesse Griffin as Sean, David Fane as Smiler, Miriama Smith as Ngahuia, Rachael Carpani as Mary, Jessica Redmayne as Poppy, Tandi Wright as Laura, Elizabeth Hawthorne as Trish, Peter Hayden as Roger, Matt Walker as Vince, Ngamaru Raerino as Priest, Harlin Raerino as Karanga Caller

Episode 3.14 (37)

Tue, September 18, 2018
Written by
Directed by

The Turner family are forced to revisit their tragic past when a stranger walks into town. Poppy's outback justice upsets some of the Weld locals and the republican presidential race hots up.

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Episode 3.15 & 3.16 (38 & 39) - series finale

Tue, September 25, 2018 (8:45-10:45)
Written by
Directed by

George and Shay grow further apart. Shay gives Katie a serve after the fallout with Joe Cettino and Poppy cuts a chunk out of Lindsay. George is worried that Katie could lose her home, and Big Mac's space race plans divide the town.

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