Big Sky: episode guide

Series 1 | Series 2

Light Foot

Episode 2.01 (41)
January 02, 1999

Lightfoot arrives at Big Sky with a deal to do special, undercover customs-related work for Chris. Chris, under financial pressure from the new board, eventually agrees to one job to ascertain any futher interest.

With: Bill Conn as Sam, Linal Haft as Klenner, Brendan Higgins as Brian Chambers, Sharyn Hodgson as Jodie Turner, Nell Hourn as Marissa, Sebastian Huber as Max Turner, Andrew Hunter as Joey, Frederick Miragliotta as Gollan, Anthony Phelan as F.P.O., Ben Sullivan as Captain, Charles Weyman as Peter

The Price Of Freedom

Episode 2.02 (42)
January 09, 1999

Jimbo is in denial about Jodie's condition, enjoying Max's company and pretending nothing will happen to change this. Despite trying to make Jimbo understand the reality of her situation, Jodie is also swept up by his optimism, desperately wishing it could be true.

With: Peta Brady as Rosie Day, Colin Burkenshaw as Policeman, Bill Conn as Sam, Sharyn Hodgson as Jodie Turner, Sebastian Huber as Max Turner, Nick Jasprizza as Mechanic, Anthony Jensen as Frank, Matt Juarez as Craig, Frederick Miragliotta as Gollan, Hamish Mitchell as Policeman, Tom Richards as Ted, David Slingsby as Pittman

Stand By Your Man

Episode 2.03 (43)
January 16, 1999

Jimbo suddenly has cold feet about marrying Jodie. The responsibilities of looking after not just Max, but a sick woman, for an indefinite period, frighten him. He offers to take a long flight and finds himself contemplating escaping to a whole new life when he meets Marie, a country woman running her property alone.

With: Ruth Caro as Sally, Kim Deacon as Marie, Jon Fabian as Mario, Peter Hernfield as Dryden, Sharyn Hodgson as Jodie Turner, Sebastian Huber as Max Turner, John Lucantonio as Tony, Ned Manning as Ray, Frederick Miragliotta as Gollan

The Things We Do For Love

Episode 2.04 (44)
January 23, 1999

Scotty and Rosie make an emergency landing on a beach to rescue a man, Ramon. Taken to hospital, the staff want to report the illegal immigrant. Scotty and Rosie discover him stowed away on their plane on their return to Sydney. He pleads for their help.

With: Peta Brady as Rosie Day, Sharyn Hodgson as Jodie

A Family Affair

Episode 2.05 (45)
January 30, 1999

Paula's apparent secret other life as a volunteer charity worker for street kids comes to Chris attention when Lightfoot expresses interest in one of the kids she helps, a boy named Dean, who is in dire straits, trying to help his drug addict girlfriend Angie kick her habit.

With: Peta Brady as Rosie Day, Kate Buchanan as Eva, Rose Byrne as Angie, Rowena Doyle as Janice, Linal Haft as Klenner, Sharyn Hodgson as Jodie Turner, Sebastian Huber as Max, Andrew Hunter as Joey, Frederick Miragliotta as Gollan, Dean O'Gorman as Dean, Claire Paradine as Richmond, Dan Uliel as Austin

The Wrong Box

Episode 2.06 (46)
February 06, 1999

As a result of the capture of Klenner, Lightfoot hopes to expose his entire network. Whilst police swoop on his operatives in various major cities, the Big Sky pilots are to attempt identification of rural distributors by tracking bugged packages of heroin to their ultimate destinations.

With: Peta Brady as Rosie Day, Linal Haft as Klenner, Julie Herbert as Liz, Anthony Phelan as Rivers, Joy Smithers as Grace

Friends In High Places

Episode 2.07 (47)
February 13, 1999

Lightfoot entrusts Big Sky with their most important brief so far: to find a missing plane that was carrying one of Lightfoot's agents, Joy. She was on her way to give Lightfoot some highly valuable, but unspecified photographic evidence. Lightfoot considers the mission too important to entrust to Jimbo, and he is banished to a milk run.

With: Gabrielle Adkins as Joy, Gunther Berghofer as Sharp, Peta Brady as Rosie Day, Simon Chilvers as Rex, Peter Harvey-Wright as Black, Sebastian Huber as Max, Haydon Samuels as Man in Black, Joy Smithers as Grace

Shadow Chasers

Episode 2.08 (48)
February 20, 1999

Lightfoot apologises to Chris. If Chris wishes to know the truth about Lightfoot, then he makes the decision to step into the shadows with him and swear to the utmost secrecy. Chris agrees to the deal, then must cancel a date with Grace to fly Lightfoot to meet a senior military figure, Major Ellison and for the first time is included in the top level meeting.

With: Enrico Babic as Al, Gunther Berghofer as Sharp, Peta Brady as Rosie Day, Paul Caesar as Spud, Bill Conn as Sam, Kieran Darcy-Smith as Cooly, Martin Dingle-Wall as Gavin, Tim Elston as Briggs, Albert Goh as Perkins, Peter Harvey-Wright as Black, David Hynes as Nev, Linda Kirkland as Kerry, Jaye Paul as Sgt. Mueller, Max Phipps as Ellison, Joy Smithers as Grace, Damen Stephenson as Ron

The Heart Of The Matter

Episode 2.09 (49)
February 27, 1999

Lightfoot is determined to find the remainder of the guns stolen from the army, as masterminded by Major Ellison. Keeping Ellison under constant surveillance, he is followed to a property owned by well known criminal figure, Mick Kounos. Kounos denies any involvement.

With: Peta Brady as Rosie Day

Secrets And Lies

Episode 2.10 (50)
March 06, 1999

Chris vows to stand by Grace as she faces an internal enquiry regarding her apparent theft of drugs from the customs evidence room. She presents a plausible explanation for her actions to an internal investigations panel, and all seems well… until she receives a call informing her the panel cannot accept her explanation and will turn the matter over to the police.

With: Gunther Berghofer as Sharp, Peta Brady as Rosie Day, Liz Chance as Harcourt, Katrina Foster as Henderson, Peter Harvey-Wright as Black, Kuni Hashimoto as Mr. Tanaka, Russell Kiefel as Roberts, Toni Powell as Karen, Daniel Roberts as Johnny, Joy Smithers as Grace

Desperate Measures

Episode 2.11 (51)
March 20, 1999

Consumed by grief at Grace's funeral, Chris gets involved in an altercation with a driver who accidentally hits Grace's mother. Charged by the police, he is shaken by the incident and takes off in his car indefinitely. Along the way he acquires a hitch hiker, Leisa, a young girl running away from an abusive father.

With: Gunther Berghofer as Sharp, Peta Brady as Rosie Day, Joseph Dicker as Kev, Peter Harvey-Wright as Black, Sebastian Huber as Max, Stuart Katzen as Rogers, Scott Lowe as Nick, Timothy McCunn as Marty, Bojana Novakovic as Leisa, Louise Pajo as Mrs. Mitchell, Claire Paradine as Richmond, Anthony Phelan as Rivers, Rodney Power as Priest, Tai Scrivener as Peter, Dan Uliel as Austin, Chris Webster as Mason

Missing In Action

Episode 2.12 (52)
April 24, 1999

On a routine flight, Chris and Jimbo divert to answer a medical emergency in the bush. On landing, they discover a man with a serious leg wound, whom Chris recognises as Cooley, one of the airforce pilots who had been charged over the theft of guns from the army.

With: Michael Angus as Terry, Gunther Berghofer as Sharp, Peta Brady as Rosie Day, Kieran Darcy-Smith as Cooly, Damian De Montemas as Spike, Tim Elston as Briggs, Donal Forde as Ian, Tim Green as Jordan, Peter Harvey-Wright as Black, Sarah Kants as Cathy, Darrin Klimek as Brad, Wayne Pygram as Major Owens, David Sedgwick as Ron, Sally Strecker as Desk Clerk, David Woodley as Kerry Taylor, Todd Worden as Colin, Tim Wright as Sgt. Doyle

Ultimate Commitments

Episode 2.13 (53 - finale)
May 01, 1999

Given the sinister nature of events uncovered involving an armed militia, a Pentagon connection, and the suspicious circumstances of Ian's death, Lightfoot asks Chris if he is willing to continue. Their own lives could be at stake now. Chris gives his pilots time to consider their decision, and all agree to carry on.

With: Gabrielle Adkins as Joy, Peta Brady as Rosie Day, Paul Caesar as Spud, Bill Conn as Sam, Allegra Hartford Davis as Chloe Manning, Tim Elston as Briggs, Harold Hopkins as Minister, Sebastian Huber as Max, Darrin Klimek as Brad, Joshua Smith as Jack Manning