All Saints - Medical Response Unit: episode guide


Out of the Ashes

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Episode 12.01 (457)
Tue, February 03, 2009 (9.30pm)
1.298 million viewers (9th)
Produced by Bill Hughes
Written by Louise Crane-Bowes
Directed by Ian Gilmour

A boating accident in a remote river location has left four people injured and stranded without medical help. Mike and Steve are sent via chopper to attend to the shocking injuries sustained by the victims. Out of their comfort zone, the doctors will need to draw on all their strengths in order to triumph. And the presence of a feisty female Paramedic who is in charge of the rescue will do little to calm the situation. Meanwhile, back in the ED, Frank has rallied his troops to prepare for the multiple traumas they're expecting from the accident. The day's events will lead Mike to a decision that could change everything at All Saints.

Featuring: Brendan Donoghue as TJ (2.11, 6.01, 7.37), Sophie Luck as Lacey Talbert, Dan Feuerriegel as Brendan (9.36), Kate Raison as Kathy Whittaker (3.38), Peter O'Brien as Sam Whittaker

Guest Cast: Mike Smith as Heath Velaga, Donald Sword as Crewman Paul, Jonathan Martin Reurich as Pilot Double, Mark Duncan as Steve Stunt Double, Brit Sooby as Jo Stunt Double

Notes: the revamped 12th season launches with All Saints' highest rating for a season premiere since 2003. Mirrah Foulkes joins the main cast as paramedic Jo Mathieson.

Dreams and Nightmares

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Episode 12.02 (458)
February 10, 2009
1.125 million viewers (11th)
Written by Sean Nash
Directed by Jet Wilkinson

A cabbie brutally bashed by an apparently psychotic assailant, is left so traumatized he's aggressively non-compliant by the time he gets to the ED. Bart manages to calm him but the team have to cope with traumatic fallout when the assailant is brought in by Jo.

Treating a bride who's walked into the ED on her wedding day, Adam becomes aware she's lying to her fiancé about her health.

Throwing himself into the management and upgrading of the Medical Response Unit, Mike starts looking for the best of the best All Saints staff to join him — even if it means poaching from Frank Campion's ED.

Featuring: Genevieve Hegney as Juliet, Anna Lise Phillips as Heather, Spencer McLaren as Evan, Khan Chittenden as Corey, Hazem Shammas as Gazza

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Matthews, Shameer Birges as Constable O'Donnell (11.10, 11.18, 11.21, 11.35), Adam Ray as Marriage Celebrant (4.41, 5.04, 6.31, 6.33), Donna Brooks as Bridesmaid, Karenza Stevens as Bewildered Passenger (11.11), Brit Sooby as Jo Stunt Double, Dean Gould as Corey Stunt Double

Day One

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Episode 12.03 (459)
February 17, 2009
1.154 million viewers (10th)
Written by Trent Atkinson
Directed by Samantha Lang

It's the first day of operations for the new Medical Response Unit, and the adrenaline is pumping as they are called out to a precarious rescue of two paragliders in the National Park. Can the team save their first patients or will the rescue prove too much for them? Then, a high-flying corporate lawyer causes more than medical headaches for Von as Adam and Frank try to unravel her mysterious condition. Elsewhere, Bart and Amy grapple with each other, and the treatment of a larrikin patient who has managed to trap his arm in an old mattress base. Juliet has news that will devastate Mike.

Featuring: Genevieve Hegney as Juliet, Sacha Horler as Collette Harris, Scott Lowe as Eddie Butler (1.23, 7.21, 7.23, 7.25), Huw McKinnon as Gus Rogers (6.30), Maia Thomas as Adele Rogers

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Matthews, Donald Sword as Crewman Paul, Brit Sodby as Jo Stunt Double, Rea Corcoran as Adele Stunt Double, Mark Duncan as Steve Stunt Double, Michael Cotton Stapleton as Park Ranger [Jeremy], Jonathan Martin Reurich as Pilot Double, Goran Jakovski as Gus Stunt Double

Sins of the Past

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Episode 12.04 (460)
February 24, 2009
1.223 million viewers (7th)
Written by Jenny Lewis
Directed by Marcus Cole

Steve is confronted with demons from his past when he discovers that the MRU call out is to Gabrielle's family property — her brother Ben's arm mangled by some farm machinery. There's no love lost between Steve and Gabrielle's father and, despite suspecting his very presence will be a problem, he assures team leader Mike otherwise.

Husband and wife, Stacey and Kevin, come in, with Stacey presenting a back injury she endured several months ago. Adam and Claire are attentive and sympathetic, but it soon becomes very clear that this husband and wife are not what they seem.

Bart can't believe his eyes when he wakes up beside Amy. But that's only the tip of the iceberg when he realises that Amy doesn't live alone.

Featuring: John Sheerin as Russell Jaeger (5.10), Curtis Oakes as Ben Jaeger (7.35), Steve Vella as Kevin Elliott (1.40, 4.23, 9.35), Amanda Crompton as Stacey Elliott (7.33, 10.21)

Guest Cast: Melanie Harriman as Caitlin, Donald Sword as Crewman, Nathaniel Scotcher as Dmetri, Jonathan Martin Reurich as Pilot Double

Evil Is As Evil Does

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Episode 12.05 (461)
March 03, 2009
1.221 million viewers (12th)
Written by Denise Morgan
Directed by Jean-Pierre Mignon

Time runs out for the Medical Response Unit when a simple rescue at the site of a cave-in escalates into an horrific tale of despair involving children. Meanwhile, Bart and Amy once again come to loggerheads when they try to deal with a young man who is in a total manic phase after days of cocaine use. Then, Frank turns to hands-on care with an elderly patient whose life force is being sucked out of her by the pressures of 21st century living.

Featuring: Betty Lucas as Mae Mooney (2.08, 2.15, 2.20, 9.39), Kathryn Hartman as Roz Bracey (3.31, 6.14, 6.21, 9.35, 11.38), Christopher Stollery as Ken Bracey (9.05, 11.38), Hayden Annable as Rodger (9.14)

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Matthews, Adam Hilberry as Trapper, Lachlan Judd as Dion Bracey (11.38), Emily Judd as Marley Bracey (11.38)

Facing the Music

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Episode 12.06 (462)
March 10, 2009
1.220 million viewers (7th)
Written by Michael Miller
Directed by Nicholas Bufalo

The solidarity of the Medical Response Unit is put to the test when Mike makes a controversial call at the rescue of a newlywed couple trapped in their mangled car following an accident on a country road. Meanwhile, Frank's attempt to find a small escape from the ED by indulging in a concert brings him a patient whose illness means the end of a shining talent. Then, Adam's skill is tested by a backpacker who is dying as a result of medical drug trials he participated in. Helping Adam are Bart and Amy, who struggle to keep their mutual dislike for each other at bay, and their physical attraction for each other on hold.

Featuring: Wendy Hughes as Annalise Lang, Wadih Dona as Gerard (2.03, 6.23, 6.24), Tim McGarry as Garth Wilkinson (7.40, 10.05), Jessica Donoghue as Jess

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Matthews, Geordie Robinson as Liam Beach, Helen Chebatte as Helen Wilkinson (2.23, 5.09, 7.15), Paul Doyle as Garth Stunt Double, Raelene Chapman as Helen Stunt Double, Margaret Iddison as Annalise Cellist Double

Awake in Fright

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Episode 12.07 (463)
March 17, 2009
1.165 million viewers (9th)
Written by Lily Taylor
Directed by Daniel Nettheim

When Claire refuses to treat a patient, she's forced to reveal to Gabrielle that he is her ex-partner and the very reason that she left her previous life in Western Australia. Despite reassurances that it's just coincidence that he's turned up at All Saints, Claire is certain he is there specifically to hunt her down.

A home care patient of Von's is brought in with a suspected rejection of a transplanted kidney. The young woman, who seems resigned to her fate, has already been treated for acute rejection previously and so things are not looking good this time around. Adam helps her confront her feelings of guilt — and learns some home truths about himself in the process.

Then, the MRU team's rescue of a man trapped in a scaffolding collapse is compromised when the man reveals he has diabetes. His sugar levels are dangerously low and as the team have restricted access to him, they are forced to ignore all the rules of medicine to keep him alive.

After being confronted with the truth of his actions last week, Bart puts a stop to his burgeoning relationship with Amy, much to her dismay.

Featuring: Tom Oakley as Ian Kingsley, Melanie Munt as Ruth Gordon, Chris Zweck as Henry

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Matthews, Ingrid Kleinig as Jo Stunt Double, Neal Horton as Henry Stunt Double, Garry Who as Jim Patterson

Behind Closed Doors

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Episode 12.08 (464)
March 24, 2009
1.130 million viewers (9th)
Written by Sally Webb
Directed by Jet Wilkinson

Steve puts himself in grave peril at the scene of a domestic siege when he ignores MRU protocol and enters the house where a young man has taken his parents hostage. Claire's past continues to menace her when Ian returns to confront Claire. The argument results in Ian collapsing and Claire is forced to get him the medical help he needs. The man she fears is, once again, a patient in her ED. While nursing Ian, Gabrielle comes to understand more about Claire's relationship with Ian, and the genuine grounds for her fear of him. Bart's sensitivity and wise counsel to a young woman who has suddenly found herself unable to have sex with her boyfriend causes Amy to see him in a different light.

Featuring: Tom Oakley as Ian Kingsley, Stuart MacRae as Andy, Bree Desborough as Claudia, Barry Quin as [Andy's father] (5.06, 6.14, 6.20), Julieanne Newbould as Hannah (4.20)

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Matthews, Sara Zwangobani as Detective Allen (8.06)

Note: Julieanne "Newbold's" surname is misspelled in the opening credits, it is corrected above.

Danger Zone

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Episode 12.09 (465)
March 31, 2009 (8.30pm)
1.314 million viewers (8th)
Written by Fiona Kelly
Directed by Ian Gilmour

An explosion at a winery puts the MRU's teamwork to the test and sees Jo form a strong bond with a young woman with whom she has much in common. A psychotic patient on an Ice rage turns the ED into a danger zone. Frank goes to extreme lengths to uncover the deadly secret he's hiding. But will it be in time? Bart's rejection of Amy lands him in very deep water with Frank who finally gets an insight into Adam's past.

Featuring: Billie Brown as Bill Lewis, Kimesia Hartz as Sarah Lewis, Matthew Burn as Lee Phillips

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Matthews, Shameer Birges as Constable O'Donnell, Clayton Adams as Dale Lewis (6.42, 6.43), Christopher Darling as Ned Lewis (11.10), Allison Butler as Anissa Carlton, Ben Wood as Troy Sanders (9.16), Jonathan Martin Reurich as Pilot Double, Donald Sword as Crewman Paul, Chris Mitchell as Constable Tate (2.40, 10.20, 10.30)

Pushed Too Far

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Episode 12.10 (466)
April 21, 2009
1.173 million viewers (11th)
Written by Chris McCourt
Directed by Marcus Cole

The MRU is called out to a car wrecking yard where Mike, Steve and Jo fight desperately for the life of a man crushed in a car compactor. Adam and Amy deal with Natasha, a young woman who has tried to commit suicide after a married workmate broke off a brief affair with her. Bart is being punished by Frank for his perceived attitude towards Amy, and has been given a boring administrative task. After becoming aware of his attitude towards Bart, Amy has a go at Frank telling him to butt out of her. After discharging himself from hospital, Ian, Claire's ex, appears at her house and attacks her. When Steve arrives for their planned dinner he finds the house trashed and Claire in a state of shock.

Featuring: Tom Oakley as Ian Kingsley, Scott Parmeter as Greg, Andy McPhee as Les, Hannah Durack as Natasha (7.05, 9.36), Don Christopher as Chris Callaway

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Scott Timmins as Dave Williams (10.07), Martin Jones as Laurie Coombes (11.32), Ingrid Kleinig as Jo Stunt Double, Mark Duncan as Steve Stunt Double, Philip Patridge as Mike Stunt Double

Handle with Care

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Episode 12.11 (467)
April 28, 2009
1.112 million viewers (16th)
Written by Andrew Kelly
Directed by Jean-Pierre Mignon

When Steve calls in sick, Mike and Jo have to crew the MRU Unit alone and are called to a dirt bike accident in the bush. With the chopper unavailable and rider's condition deteriorating, Mike decides to operate. Steve and Gabrielle care for Claire after she has been sexually assaulted by her ex-boyfriend, Ian Kingsley. Steve finds Ian and comes dangerously close to beating him to death. Frank, Bart and Amy struggle to save a young man who has sustained massive brain damage, and help his mother make a terrible decision. While doing so, Frank sees Bart and Amy in a new light, and is able to let his young charges live their own lives. Then, Charlotte and Von have to deal with an obnoxious patient who pushes them to the limits.

Featuring: Michelle O'Grady as Lesley Kosana, Odile Le Clezio as Blanche, Jack Millynn as Ryan

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Tom Oakley as Ian Kingsley, Travis Cardona as Matt Davis, Mitchell Eldred as Sam Kosana, Brett Sheerin as Matt Motorcycle Double

The Devil Within

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Episode 12.12 (468)
May 05, 2009
1.151 million viewers (10th)
Written by Sean Nash
Directed by Cherie Nowlan

Steve's anger at being unable to help Claire in the aftermath of her rape creates tension with his workmates and patients. A female prisoner who deliberately swallowed a toothbrush for a day out of gaol opens up the past for Claire and Adam in a surprisingly similar way. Mindless violence at a teenagers' soccer match spills into the ED.

Featuring: Warwick Young as Tom, Mark McCann as Kenny Wilcox (3.40, 6.27), Emma Palmer as Amanda Fincher, Paula Arundell as Officer Wilson, Luke Erceg as Josh (10.09)

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews

Give & Take

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Episode 12.13 (469)
May 12, 2009
1.144 million viewers (14th)
Written by Trent Atkinson
Directed by Ian Watson

Bart has to think outside the square to help a well-travelled patient who is suffering from a mysterious infection. Tragedy strikes a young expectant mother who comes in with breathing difficulties. Steve makes a connection with a woman trapped in a motor vehicle, while Claire develops a similar rapport with the victim's best friend.

Featuring: Adelaide Clemens as Stephanie, Richard Wilson as Aaron (5.many), Damian De Montemas as Jules, (1.18, 9.38), Katrina Foster as Denise (10.14)

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews [uncredited], Suzanne Dudley as Reba Collins (5.05), Ben Wood as Troy Saunders (9.16), Mark Duncan as Steve Stunt Double, Ingrid Kleinig as Jo Stunt Double

When the Bough Breaks

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Episode 12.14 (470)
May 19, 2009
1.184 million viewers (11th)
Written by Jeff Truman
Directed by Lynn-Maree Danzey

A devastating bus crash impacts heavily on the MRU team. Adam's past affects his treatment of a mentally ill patient. Von becomes the meat in the sandwich between Adam and his mother.

Featuring: Anthony Burke as Gary Cassidy (7.32), Tessa Wells as Lisa Cassidy (7.22), Michael Howlett as Elliott Parsons (10.32), Patrick Wilson as Tony Knight, Sarah Woods as Debra Rossi (6.11, 10.27), Tom Oakley as Ian Kingsley

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Scott Timmins as Dave Winters (10.07, 12.10), James Fraser as Jack Cassidy, Roslyn Powell as Mrs Morris, Maria Karambelas as Receptionist (8.17), Mark Chandler as Paramedic, Jane McDonald as Triage Paramedic, Mark Le Cornu as Rescue Worker, Mark Duncan as Rescue Worker, Mike Duncan as Rescue Worker

Seeing The Light

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Episode 12.15 (471)
May 26, 2009
1.197 million viewers (11th)
Written by Alexa Wyatt
Directed by Ian Gilmour

A life threatening rescue in a grain silo appears to be the straw that finally breaks invincible Jo. Meanwhile, an elderly man presents with serious symptoms which turn out to be connected in the most unexpected way. A young sportswoman appears to have an eating disorder but the truth of her situation proves far more devastating. It's Frank's birthday, not that he wants anyone to make a fuss, but hearing Walter's endless dull stories gives Frank food for thought. A bouquet of flowers arrives in the ED for Claire, who thinks they're from Steve but he denies sending them.

Featuring: Peter Whitford as Walter Elliott (2.25), Amber L'Estrange as Mia, Christopher Rodwell as Garth

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Tom Oakley as Ian Kingsley, Joseph Williams as Wayne, Daryl Heath as Dean Mavris (9.31), Maria Larambelas as Receptionist, Brit Sooby as Jo Stunt Double, Mark Duncan as Steve Stunt Double, Steve Morris as Sean Stunt Double

We All Fall Down

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Episode 12.16 (472)
June 02, 2009
1.199 million viewers (11th)
Written by Clare Atkins
Directed by Geoff Bennett

The MRU are called out to rescue a journalist and her injured photographer who are stranded in remote bushland but they quickly find their lives in danger, when Ian returns on a mission to win Claire back and get Steve out of the picture once and for all. Amy is far from thrilled when Bart's patient, Felicity, turns out to be his first-ever serious girlfriend. Fearing that he is losing his passion for the ED and thinking about a possible career change, Frank is determined to get back into hands-on medicine.

Featuring:Tom Oakley as Ian Kingsley, Andrea Demetriades as Felicity Summers, Tony Cogin as Peter Harding, Susan Kennedy as Sue Harding (1.31, 6.38), Luisa Hastings Edge as Roxy, Jason Crewes as Drew

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Joseph Williams as Wayne, Michael Teulon as Constable Mitchell, Erin Connors as Crewman, Martin Jones as Luke Davies, Philip Patridge as Mike Stunt Double, Mark Duncan as Steve Stunt Double, Ashley Fairfield as Ian Stunt Double

Bodies in Motion

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Episode 12.17 (473)
June 09, 2009
1.225 million viewers (12th)
Written by Lily Taylor
Directed by Jet Wilkinson

Mike bonds with a man trapped by his own fear of change as well as some high voltage electrical cables. Amy gets some home truths from a patient with a rare infection and a broken heart. Charlotte and Von treat a woman who's allergic to the world around her. Frank is forced to make a decision about his future.

Featuring: Niall Mather as Terry Jones (7.04), Morgan David Jones as Cameron, Val Lehman as Maggie

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Michelle Collins as Dianne Jones (1.38, 4.18, 5.43, 7.24), Zach McQueen as Salvatore, Dave Lang as Jason, Mark Duncan as Steve Stunt Double, Chris Michell as Terry Stunt Doube

On Second Thoughts...

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Episode 12.18 (474)
June 16, 2009
1.211 million viewers (10th)
Written by Sally Webb
Directed by Ian Watson

Frank is looking for new direction and starts the day in a disturbingly good mood. Meanwhile, Bart is stumped by a home renovator's mysterious deterioration. Amy and Charlotte treat a tree-hugging woman who has been brought in suffering from exposure after a long protest to save a tree. The MRU team is called out to treat a man whose sexual fantasy has got him into a tight spot.

Featuring: Charlie Garber as Stuart, Kathryn Beck as Marina Reade, Matthew Starling as Hank

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Alex Bryant-Smith as Kel

Notes: Kathryn Beck was in the ABC drama East of Everything while Charlie Garber starred in the second series of Chandon Pictures. Which is dumber: the bench, the frostbite or Bart and Amy standing under a tree in a thunderstorm holding an umbrella?

Starting Over

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Episode 12.19 (475)
June 23, 2009
1.197 million viewers (11th)
Written by Fiona Kelly
Directed by Marcus Cole

Frank's intern program gets off to a shaky start with the ED's newest recruit giving Frank more than he bargained for. Meanwhile, Adam's sent into a spin when his mother turns up wanting to start over and a father and daughter's lives hang in the balance when a weekend away turns to tragedy.

Featuring: Anna Volska as Katerina Ajanovic, Sarah Woods as Debra Rossi, Dane Carson as Bruce Collins (6.38), John Tarrant as Glen Hoskin (9.39)

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Tom Pelik as Dane Woods, Audrey Gordon as Taya Hoskin, Jonathan Martin Reurich as Pilot Double, Donald Sword as Crewman, David Bishop as Dirt Bike Rider, Philip Partidge as Mike Stunt Double, Chris Patton as Glen Stunt Double

Note: Anna Volska is the mother of actress Lucy Bell who has also appeared on All Saints, most recently as Dr Sonia Moore in series 10

Curve Balls

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Episode 12.20 (476)
June 30, 2009 (9.30)
1.241 million viewers (10th)
Written by Chris McCourt
Directed by Lynn-Maree Danzey

When a patient's life is destroyed by alcohol, Gabrielle pushes Steve to a decision that will have a devastating result. Meanwhile, a new intern reveals her hidden skills to Frank when she intervenes to save a surfer from paralysis, and a young patient's well laid plans are threatened by a devastating illness, causing Bart to reassess his life.

Featuring: Anna Volska as Katerina Ajanovic, Sarah Woods as Debra Rossi, Nathan O'Keefe as Carson, Nicholas Cassim as Adrian Mitchell (7.18), Greg Poppleton as Damien Collins, Sarah Snook as Sophie

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Scott Timmins as Dave Winters (10.07), Deborah Woodley-Page as Sharon Mitchell (9.05), Shameer Birges as Constable O'Donnell, Scott McLean as Adrian Driving Double

Test of Faith

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Episode 12.21 (477)
July 07, 2009
0.796 million viewers (25th)
Written by Blake Ayshford
Directed by Ian Gilmour

A pregnant cult member's rare allergic reaction puts her life, and that of her baby, in grave peril. Steve and Claire come to the end of their road, via very different paths. Frank finds doing an easy favour for a colleague much harder than he imagined.

Featuring: Anna Volska as Katerina Ajanovic, Eamon Farren as Caleb (11.12), Sophie Lowe as Chloe, Michael Denkha as Toby (1.03, 1.21)

Guest Cast: David Ritchie as Elijia Forbes, Libby Munro as Constable Drago, Jonathan Martin Reurich as Pilot Double, Donald Sword as Crewman, Flynn Comerford as Baby #1, Finn Gosney as Baby #2

Note: ratings do not include the Melbourne audience who saw the episode one week earlier

All Saints cancelled

On July 09, Seven confirmed that All Saints would conclude at the end of the current season with episode 493. That episode will be filmed at the end of August and will air in late October. Seven's director of programming said the decision was a financial one, blaming increased production costs [which Seven is directly responsible for having added the costly MRU to the show] and tougher competition. By all accounts, ratings were still respectable for a show airing at 9.30 (Seven's own ratings report for Week 28 reveals All Saints won its timeslot across its four broadcast markets with a 36 share in all people, 30 share in 16-39s, 33 share in 18-49s and 34 share in 25-54s).

Blood is Thicker

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Episode 12.22 (478)
July 14, 2009
1.202 million viewers (9th)
Written by Martin McKenna
Directed by Jean-Pierre Mignon

Adam faces death when mindless violence spills into the All Saints ED. Meanwhile, Frank accidentally discovers the appalling secret Katerina is carrying and Von is presented with the opportunity of re-evaluating her relationship with Adam when she deals with a grief-stricken mother.

Featuring: Anna Volska as Katerina Ajanovic, Sarah Woods as Debra Rossi, Fiona Walsh as Sandy Wilson, Jonathan Latham as Nick Wilson (7.02)

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Shameer Birges as Constable O'Donnell, Andy Madden as Hatchet, Luke Reid as Ryan Wilson, Philip Partridge as Police Stunt Double, Stunt Gang Members: Chris Patton, Neal Horton, Blake Lindsey

Out of Control

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Episode 12.23 (479)
July 21, 2009
1.247 million viewers (10th)
Written by Jenny Lewis
Directed by Jet Wilkinson

Jo is pulled out of her comfort zone when she falls for Declan, a stuntman at the centre of an accident involving multiple injuries. Steve comes under fire when he fails to notice a patient under his care has critical injuries. Frank is forced to question his motivation for helping Katerina. Von makes a heartbreaking decision where Adam's welfare is concerned. Amy and Bart are affected by the plight of a young woman who suffers from an extraordinary illness. Charlotte helps an elderly patient realise that sometimes the worst things that could happen, turn out to be the best.

Featuring: Anna Volska as Katerina Ajanovic, Henri Szeps as Victor McGregor (2.06, 2.10), Radek Jonak as Declan, Jessica Napier as Elyse Leine (10.10), Sarah Woods as Debra Rossi

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Graham Hyland as Todd Walton, Olivia Simone as Helena Brown, Philip Partridge as Declan Stunt Double, Mike Duncan as Todd Bike Double, Chris Patton as Todd Ambulance Dbl

Note: episode 1.35 was also titled "Out of Control"

In Trust

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Episode 12.24 (480)
July 28, 2009
1.262 million viewers (8th)
Written by Trent Atkinson
Directed by Di Drew

The MRU are called out to the same location twice after a local butcher abuses his position of power. Meanwhile, Adam and Von help a pregnant schoolgirl whose situation is more complex than first thought, and a journalist proves a handful for the staff. Also, the blossoming love between Jo and Declan is threatened when Mike starts to suspect Declan may have a serious undiagnosed condition.

Featuring: Anna Volska as Katerina Ajanovic, Bruce Spence as Barry Goldsworthy, Lawrence Aitchison as Art, Alicia Jefferey as Terri, Sophie Hensser as Isabelle, Radek Jonak as Declan

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Renato Fabretti as Dale Hoskins, Marcus Jacometti as Lee Pyke

In Duty Bound

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Episode 12.25 (481)
August 04, 2009
1.184 million viewers (8th)
Written by Denise Morgan
Directed by Marcus Cole

Frank is in danger of losing his perspective on Katerina as she deals with a punch-drunk patient who is at risk of losing his son and his life due to a dark family secret. Declan's rejection to any suggestion he have a medical before his stunt, leads Jo to confront her own fears. Sisters fighting over their mother's life or death have Von realising there should be no battle over Adam between herself and his mother. Bart sees another side of Charlotte when he volunteers to look after Zach.

Featuring: Max Cullen as Barney Fawcett (7.18, 7.19, 7.25), Anna Volska as Katerina Ajanovic, Jeremy Shadlow as Godfrey Fawcett, Hannah Marshall as Sandra, Gabrielle Rogers as Jenny, Jett & Jai Heany as Zachery

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Radek Jonak as Declan Travers, Charlotte Feldman as Betty White, Ben Mezups as Movie Actor, Olivia Simone as Helena Brown, Natalie Smith as Farmer, Donald Sword as Crewman, Johnathon Martin Reurich as Pilot Double, Philip Partridge as Declan Stunt Double, Chris Mitchell as Stunt Driver, Brit Sooby as Warrior Princess 1, Rea Corcoran as Warrior Princess 2.

Note: guest actor Jeremy Shadlow was awarded a 1983 Logie Award in the category of Best Juvenile Performance (I'm assuming for his guest role in A Country Practice)

The Waiting Game

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Episode 12.26 (482)
August 11, 2009
1.174 million viewers (11th)
Written by Lily Taylor
Directed by Lynn-Maree Danzey

The MRU are called to a remote bush location to tend to an environmental protestor suffering possible cardiac distress and stuck up on a makeshift platform at the top of a tall tree. A man who has been run over and brought into the ED looks like he's going to succumb to his injuries but a visit from his wife and a demonstration of the power of love might just make the difference between life and death. After a night out with Frank, Katerina starts making her presence felt in the ED. Adam and Bree treat a man who presents with an embarrassing injury... and an even more complex psychology. Meanwhile, Von realises that she must tell Adam the truth about his mother's sudden reappearance and Jo learns whether or not she has Huntington's disease.

Featuring: Anna Volska as Katerina Ajanovic, Mark Owen-Taylor as Doug (9.02), Matthew Edgerton as Will, Clare Blumer as Cathy, Christina Falsone as Gina Stratiotis, Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews

Guest Cast: Costa Aristidoglou as Angelo Stratiotis, Brit Sooby as Jo Stunt Double, Jack Kingsley as Wil Stunt Double

A Precious Waste

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Episode 12.27 (483)
August 18, 2009
1.078 million viewers (14th)
Written by Clare Atkins
Directed by Ian Gilmour

Katerina goes to drastic lengths to win back Frank's approval. A tragic accident makes Jo reassess her priorities.

Featuring: Anna Volska as Katerina Ajanovic, Sarah Woods as Debra Rossi, Radek Jonak as Declan, Clare Bowen as Holly Russell

Guest Cast: Scott Timmins as Dave Winters (10.07), Renee Lim as Suzi Lau, Jason Cunnenn as Ethan McLean, Max Young as Scott Little, John Marsh as Rescue Worker (3.24, 5.34, 6.34, 7.04)

Music: "Holly's Song" written by Ben Porteous, performed by Natasha Ferguson

Tell-Tale Hearts

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Episode 12.28 (484)
August 25, 2009
1.145 million viewers (10th)
Written by Trent Roberts
Directed by Jean-Pierre Mignon

Gabrielle is forced to confront her worst fears when her father suffers another heart attack. Bart is mortified when Amy comes up with a controversial solution for a patient who looks likely to die a virgin. Jo reveals to Mike and Steve the reason why she wants to leave the MRU. Adam is once again about to be hurt by the mother he has only recently reconnected with.

Featuring: John Sheerin as Russel Jaeger, Sarah Woods as Debra Rossi, Sam Anderson as Zeke, Curtis Oakes as Ben Jaeger

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Erin Connors as Pilot Double, Donald Sword as Crewman

Note: the same day this episode aired, filming for the last episode All Saints was completed at Epping Studios.

Moving On

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Episode 12.29 (485)
September 01, 2009
1.175 million viewers (10th)
Written by Fiona Kelly
Directed by Jet Wilkinson

Adam joins the MRU to help rescue two men who have fallen into a disused mine. Bart's jealousy soars when the charming new intern sets his sights on Amy. Steve continues to support Gabrielle as she struggles to come to terms with her father's death. Von helps Adam see things from his mother's perspective which finally allows him to let her go.

Featuring: Jonathan Wood as Elliott Parker, Mark Pound as Jamie, Ben Geurens as Owen, Catherine McGraffin as Christie

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Ben Wood as Troy Saunders, Curtis Oakes as Ben Jaeger, Mark Le Cornu as Ambo Rescue #1, Mark Duncan as Ambo Rescue #2, Roger Graham as Ambo Rescue #3

Safe Haven

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Episode 12.30 (486)
September 08, 2009
1.163 million viewers (9th)
Written by Chris McCourt
Directed by Scott Hartford Davies

When Jo is affected by the abusive horror of an illegal brothel, she ends up putting her own life in danger. A suicidal woman's outlandish lies have Bart and Elliott baffled as to the cause. Amy's attempts to warn Bree against the new Intern causes a rift between the two women.

Featuring: Jonathan Wood as Elliott Parker, Brendan Clearkin as Ken, Lena Cruz as Mary, Nathan Page as Paul (11.11), Molly Knight as Kyra

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Shameer Birges as Constable O'Donnell, Felino Dolloso as Albert, Alice Keohavong as Mimi, Daniella Serret as Kim, Michelle Moore as Woman 1, Sarah Grieve as Jo Stunt Double

Win Some, Lose Some

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Episode 12.31 (487)
September 15, 2009
1.163 million viewers (9th)
Written by Andrew Kelly
Directed by Marcus Cole

The MRU Team is called to a horse training facility where three people are injured, and Mike must choose which patient to prioritise. His decision could mean the death of more than one. Gabrielle and Adam attend to a woman with a mystery illness. Her situation exacerbates Gabrielle's unresolved grief.

Featuring: Jonathan Wood as Elliott Parker, Robin McLeavy as Katherine Burnett, Adam Lubicz as Dave Burnett (9.11), Denise Kirby as Lorraine (1.33, 8.02)

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Warwick Rimmer as Evan Bourne (5.14), Glen Gary Ross as Harry Norton, Donald Sword as Crewman, Erin Connors as Pilot, Anthony Calabrisello as Taxi Driver

What It Takes

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Episode 12.32 (488)
September 22, 2009
1.151 million viewers (9th)
Written by Trent Atkinson
Directed by Lynn-Maree Danzey

Mike finds himself going out on a limb when the MRU are called out to rescue a girl who has been kidnapped by her father. Adam, Charlotte and Amy work to help an injured man who is desperate to keep his extra-marital affair from his wife. Bart and Elliott form an unlikely team as Bart struggles to treat a patient who has put her own life at risk. Adam tries to come to grips with difficult news.

Featuring: Peter Fenton as Noah Kross, Danielle Catanzariti as Tilly Kross, Phillip Lowe as Grant Best (3.25, 3.26, 4.06), Zoe Coyle as Elaine Best, Sophie Cleary as Corrine Martin, Jonathan Wood as Elliott Parker, Drayton Morley as Lance McCready (6.36, 6.38, 6.39), Dina Gillespie as [Tilly's mum] (3.24, 3.25, 7.24, 10.24)

Guest Cast: Shameer Birges as Constable O'Donnell, Libby Munro as Constable Drago, Katherine Warner as Reporter, Erin Connors as Pilot Double, Donald Sword as Crewman

Too Close for Comfort

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Episode 12.33 (489)
September 29, 2009
1.123 million viewers (11th)
Written by Jenny Lewis
Directed by Jean-Pierre Mignon

A multi-casualty disaster at a plastics factory tests the MRU's mettle with Mike's attempt to save a life threatenig his own. Meanwhile, Charlotte struggles to ward off her burgeoning attraction to Adam, so they can work together to save the life of a blast victim, and Gabrielle makes a discovery that promises to turn her life upside down.

Featuring: Jonathan Wood as Elliott Parker, Marcel Bracks as Tim Patterson (3.31), Ian Boland as Brian Cavanaugh (7.14), Krystle Sansom as Sally Sharpe, Kaaran Watene as Theo

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Scott Timmins as Dave Winter (10.07), Ben Wood as Troy Saunders, Paul Doyle as Mike Stunt Double

Note: Kaaran Watene's surname is misspelled in the credits , it has been corrected above.

Damned If You Do

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Episode 12.34 (490)
October 06, 2009
1.099 million viewers (10th)
Written by Martin McKenna
Directed by Pino Amenta

The MRU team are called to a serious accident at a remote farm. Mike braves his own personal injuries to deal with the patient, despite serious reservations from all those around him. A woman presents having suffered a miscarriage. A history of SIDS with two previous babies throws a raft of distressing possibilities at Von and Charlotte. Bart finds himself dealing with an old school friend of Elliott's. The symptoms of this patient and what he reveals about Elliott prove to be totally unforseen.

Featuring: Anthony Martin as Ray Tucker (1.27, 3.26), Sally Cahill as Julie Tucker (3.17), Anna Martin as Danielle, Luke Townson as Rick, Jonathan Wood as Elliott Parker, Leigh Scully as Morgan

Guest Cast: Erin Connors as Pilot Double, Donald Sword as Crewman

The Two of Us

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Episode 12.35 (491)
October 13, 2009
1.181 million viewers (10th)
Written by Kim Wilson
Directed by Jet Wilkinson

With Mike out of action, Steve's leadership abilities are put to the test while rescuing two brothers trapped in an elevator. Joan Marden, the former Director of Nursing at All Saints, is suffering early onset Alzheimer's and her arrival in the ED makes both Von and Claire face the loneliness in their own lives. A father's decision with regards to his daughter leaves Charlotte feeling hamstrung, and forces Gabrielle to examine her own hypocrisy when it comes to keeping secrets.

Featuring: Jonathan Wood as Elliott Parker, Kim Hillas as Joan Marden, Ryan Johnson as Jake (3.12, 10.07), Sebastian Lamour as DC, John Jarratt as Paul Spalding, Eliza Taylor as Carly Spalding

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Ben Wood as Troy Sanders, Chris Moody as Security Guard

Note: Kim Hillas last appeared as in her reoccuring role of Joan Marden in episode 7.10. Eliza Taylor (who plays John Jarratt's daughter) may be better known as Eliza Taylor-Cotter; she started her career with roles in Pirate Islands, The Sleepover Club, and Neighbours

Reality Check

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Episode 12.36 (492)
October 20, 2009
1.048 million viewers (11th)
Written by Blake Ayshford
Directed by Di Drew

A dying father's desire to make amends with his son deeply affects both Elliott and Steve. Gabrielle is led to question whether she's in over her head. After Joan deteriorates, Von decides to shoulder the burden.

Featuring: Chris Haywood as Neil (5.21 - 5.36), Kim Hillas as Joan Marden, Matthew Okine as Brendan, Elena Carapetis as Patrice (3.32), Trent Baines as Jesse Stevens (8.38), Jonathan Wood as Elliott Parker

Guest Cast: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Erin Connors as Pilot Double, Donald Sword as Crewman, Irena Herc as Clinic Receptionist [Pam], Mark Duncan as Steve Double

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

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Episode 12.37 (493 - series finale)
October 27, 2009
1.512 million viewers (3rd)
Written by Louise Crane-Bowes.

Directed by Marcus Cole

On the final episode of All Saints, it's Von's last day at All Saints and while the rest of the team struggle to get through another day of Emergency medicine, she is determined to leave with a win. Von makes final preparations to leave All Saints, while Adam, Charlotte and Gabrielle find themselves faced with a heartbreaking challenge. Frank gives Elliott an ultimatum. Mike's test results arrive and they're not at all what he's expecting. And Steve struggles to deal with Gabrielle's decision.

Featuring: Celeste Barber as Bree Mathews, Jonathan Wood as Elliott Parker, Heather Mitchell as Gemma McKenzie (5.18), Frankie J. Holden as Andy McKenzie, Sapphire Blossom as Melinda

Guest Cast: Luke Pegler as Jasper, et al

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