Cop Shop: episode guide

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This episode guide is a work in progress (August 2018...) and should not be considered accurate until it is completed

Episode 53

W: Terry Stapleton
D: Charles (Bud) Tingwell

Gayle Taylor is the victim of a vicious bikie initiation ceremony. Pamela realises her wishes for her husband to leave the police for a new career may not come true. Tony Benjamin realises he has been thoroughly narrow-minded with Jill. With Valerie's help, Mike's would-be fiancée Katrina makes a transformation and receives mixed reactions.

Starring: Peter Adams as Jeff Johnson, Paula Duncan as Danni Francis, Joanna Lockwood as Valerie Close, George Mallaby as Glenn Taylor, Terry Norris as Eric O'Reilly, John Orcsik as Mike Georgiou Gregory Ross as Tony Benjamin, Gil Tucker as Roy Baker, Rowena Wallace as Pamela Taylor

With: Max Bruch as Mr. Georgiou Senior, Susanne Haworth as Katrina Dimos, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor, Walter Sullivan as Eliot-Smith; John Diedrich as Damien, Robert Forza as Frank, Joan Letch as Mrs Powell, Andrew McKaige as Sean, Alex Porteous as Bruce, Walter Pym as Grandpa Mervyn, Stacey Testro as Jocelyn

Note: Andrew McKaige appeared way back in episodes 1-3 as the son of Detective Tom Foster (Peter Sumner)

Episode 54

W: Bob Huber
D: Charles (Bud) Tingwell

An old man tries to make his dreams come true when a bank robbery haul comes his way. Jill makes an unexpected suggestion to Tony. Georgiou is torn between his own wishes and those of his family. Danni meets a very persistent admirer who wants her to participate in his research study.

With: Max Bruch as Mr. Georgiou Senior, Susanne Haworth as Katrina Dimos, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor, Linda Newton as Jill Martin, Walter Sullivan as Eliot-Smith; Geoff Collins as Mr. Bastian, Vic Gordon as Mr. Bates, Kim Gyngell as Steve Ricketts, Ted Ogden as Charlie, Beverley Phillips as Francie Mullins, Penelope Shelton as Mrs. Allen, Adrian Wright as Adam Greene

Episode 55

W: Anne Brooksbank
P: Marie Trevor
D: Philip East

A father plays with his daughter's life when she is kidnapped. Pamela makes plans for a career of her own. Katrina tells Georgiou that she can no longer accept the superficiality of the Greek traditions. Valerie put down a deposit on a new house but Jeff isn't thrilled about their new neighbour.

With: Max Bruch as Mr. Georgiou Senior, Susanne Haworth as Katrina Dimos, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor, Linda Newton as Jill Martin; Nancy Black as Andrea Harrison, Michael Carmen as Bert Fuller, Gary Down as Lee Russell, William Gluth as Bobby Lewis, Maggie Millar as Laura Cooper, Alister Smart as Phillip Cooper, Jane Vallis as Shelley Cooper, Adrian Wright as Adam Greene, Pepe Trevor [uncredited]

Episode 56

W: Gary Deacon
D: Philip East

When Cooper meets his daughter's kidnapper, he is more determined than ever to keep the heroin. Danni may have taken on more than she can handle with Adam Greene's obsession. Taylor gets an unsavoury taste of Pamela's new life. Katrina decides to return to Greece.

With: Max Bruch as Mr. Georgiou Senior, Susanne Haworth as Katrina Dimos, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor, Linda Newton as Jill Martin; Michael Carmen as Bert Fuller, Gary Down as Lee Russell, William Gluth as Bobby Lewis, Maggie Millar as Laura Cooper, Alister Smart as Phillip Cooper, Jane Vallis as Shelley Cooper, Adrian Wright as Adam Greene

Note: best known for her role in Picnic at Hanging Rock, Jane Vallis appears in her last known acting role. Playing a 14-year-old schoolgirl, Jane was actually 21 at the time.

Episode 57

W: David Boutland
D: Robert Meillon

A boy who feels unloved by his father appears to be headed for a life of crime. Pamela is tempted by an attractive invitation. Valerie and Johnson sign the contract for their new house.

With: Peter Aanensen as Morris Moses, Nancy Black as Andrea Harrison, Graham Blundell as Vince Clarke, Max Bruch as Mr. Georgiou Senior, Stewart Faichney as Malcolm Clifford, Nicholas Holland as Nicky Lemke, Kim Krejus as Lenice Moses, Neil McColl as Bernie Hawkins, David Nettheim as Mr. Lemke, Adrian Wright as Adam Greene

Note: Stewart Faichney first appearance as Malcolm Clifford. Peter Aanensen (ep 1), Graham Blundell (41, 42), Kim Krejus (32, 32), and Neil McColl (14) have all appeared previously in other roles.

Episode 58

W: Ray Kolle
D: Robert Meillon

When Nicky Lemke, a troubled youth, is violently threatened, things go from bad to worse. Danni learns the alarming truth about her obsessive admirer. Pamela arranges a dinner party in an attempt to curb her attraction to Malcolm Clifford. Glenn is assigned to an extradition case that requires him to go to London on short notice. The Commonwealth police question Georgiou about Katrina's whereabouts. Tony Benjamin arranges a blind date for Baker.

With: Linda Newton as Jill Martin, Moya O'Sullivan as Mrs. Close; Peter Aanensen as Morris Moses, Nancy Black as Andrea Harrison, Graham Blundell as Vince Clarke, Noel Browne as Bill Smithers, Stewart Faichney as Malcolm Clifford, Nicholas Holland as Nicky Lemke, Kim Krejus as Lenice Moses, David Nettheim as Mr. Lemke, Marilyn Vernon as Irene, Adrian Wright as Adam Greene; Allan Stewart as Commonwealth Policeman [uncredited]

Episode 59

W: Colin Eggleston, Gwenda Marsh
D: David E. Charles

A series of rapes ends in tragedy for more than the victims. Danni's life is threatened. Georgiou is placed in a life or death situation. With Taylor away Pamela tries to resolve her true feelings for Clifford.

With: Stewart Faichney as Malcolm Clifford, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor, Adrian Wright as Adam Greene; Craig Ashley as Gerry Preston, Michael Duffield as Dr. Penhurst, Nancy Black as Andrea Harrison, Leonie Bradley as Merryn Chandler, Stuart Finch as Wal Bailey, Peter Ford as Henry Bailey, Hunter Gibb as Ken Morris, Graham Matters as Peter Saunders, Lulu Pinkus as Heather Browning, Vicki Potter as Debbie

Episode 60

W: Vince Moran, Colin Eggleston
D: David E. Charles

Johnson discovers that being temporarily in charge of Riverside Police Station has its difficult moments. Georgiou faces a tough investigation, the outcome of which could affect his career. Pamela finds herself being increasingly drawn towards a situation which she knows is dangerous.

With: Stewart Faichney as Malcolm Clifford, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor, Walter Sullivan as Edmund Eliot-Smith, Craig Ashley as Gerry Preston, Nancy Black as Andrea Harrison, Peter Cummins as Inspector Devlin, Stuart Finch as Wal Bailey, Jan Friedl as Mrs. Lyn Castle, Hunter Gibb as Ken Morris, Graham Matters as Peter Saunders, Lulu Pinkus as Heather Browning,

Episode 61

W: Charles Stamp
D: Charles (Bud) Tingwell

An amateur housebreaker creates concern in Riverside. Chris Fuller, an attractive journalist and a friend of former Riverside detective Tom Foster, gives Danni some unsettling news. Pamela is disturbed by her growing attraction to Malcolm Clifford.

With: Peter Curtin as Chris Fuller, Stewart Faichney as Malcolm Clifford, Susanne Haworth as Katrina Dimos, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor; Sheila Florance as Mum, Kenneth Goodlet as Bill Latimer, Anthony Hawkins as Leonard Fishman, Monica Maughan as Thalma Latimer, Esme Melville as Mrs. Leigh, Allan Stewart as Commonwealth Policeman

Episode 62

W: Jim Simmonds
D: Charles (Bud) Tingwell

The entire city of Riverside is threatened with disaster unless the police can recover a stolen attache case. Johnson finds himself wishing Taylor would return. Another side of Katrina's life in unveiled. Danni's outlook on life is clouded by the news of Tom's marriage.

With: Peter Curtin as Chris Fuller, Stewart Faichney as Malcolm Clifford, Susanne Haworth as Katrina Dimos, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor; Shane Bourne as Patrick Tait, Laurie Jordan as Henry Norton, Ronald Korosy as Lee Casey, Joy Mitchell as Mrs. Breville, Greg Smith as Frederick Miller, Greg Stroud as Tim Breville, Bryon Williams as Greg Coleman; uncredited as Mr Smedley, Luigi Villani [uncredited]

Episode 63

W: Vince Moran
D: Philip East

An innocent man is nearly killed when a prowler terrorises his neighbourhood. Taylor returns from London to bad tidings. Danni decides all work and no play makes for a dull life.

With: Peter Curtin as Chris Fuller, Stewart Faichney as Malcolm Clifford, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor; Don Barker as Warwick Morgan, Carmen Duncan as Kim Morgan, Gerard Maguire as Philip Kline, Judith Woodroffe as Ann Collins

Episode 64

W: Anne Brooksbank
D: Philip East

A bitter woman is determined to get her dues. Johnson is not convinced the prowler case is closed. A chivalrous Baker finds himself in trouble. Danni gets a flatmate.

With: Peter Curtin as Chris Fuller, Stewart Faichney as Malcolm Clifford, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor; Don Barker as Warwick Morgan, Carmen Duncan as Kim Morgan, Gerard Maguire as Philip Kline, Jerry Thomas as Verne Cook, Judith Woodroffe as Ann Collins

Note: Paula Duncan's sister Carmen Duncan is a lead guest actor in these two episdoes. As far as I can determine, it is they only time they ever acted together (and only share one scene in each episode).

Episode 65

W: David Boutland
D: Robert Meillon

A woman disappears and her sister is determined to discover her whereabouts. Pamela wrestles with her emotions. Fuller expects more of Danni's time than she's prepared to give. Baker finds himself the subject of an investigation.

With: Peter Curtin as Chris Fuller, Stewart Faichney as Malcolm Clifford, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor, Moya O'Sullivan as Mrs. Close; Brian Anderson as Les Gibbons, Tony Biffaro as Barry, John Frawley as Bert Harrison, Marie Redshaw as Laura Beck, Danny Sandor as Craig Black, Jerry Thomas as Verne Cook

Episode 66

W: Ray Kolle
D: Robert Meillon

Many strange circumstances surround a woman's disappearance. Danni and Fuller reach a crossroads in their relationship. Georgiou tackles a new job. Mrs. Close tries to hide a serious problem.

With: Peter Curtin as Chris Fuller, Moya O'Sullivan as Mrs. Close; Brian Anderson as Les Gibbons, Nancy Black as Andrea Harrison, Alan Bickford as Father Petros, Patsy King as Julie Gibbons, John Proper as Jim Beck, Ronald Ratti as Ronald "Hoops" Hooper, Marie Redshaw as Laura Beck, John Rohan as Frank Simpson, Roger Stephens as Trevor "Spider" Cochrane

Episode 67

W: Roland Strong
D: David E. Charles

Suspicious circumstances are revealed when a car accident is investigated. Baker has an embarrassing experience with a young woman. Georgiou's secret is uncovered. A confused Danni admits she misjudged Chris Fuller.

With: Anne Lambert as Jennifer McGregor, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor, Moya O'Sullivan as Mrs. Close; David John as Barton, Ann Maree McDonald as Elizabeth Lucas, Rod Mullinar as Rod Eastwood, Barbara Ramsay as Mrs. Joy Grant, Debbie Ryan as Angela Riordan, Tony Wager as Major Charles Lawson, Jennifer West as Mrs. Riordan

Notes: Anne Lambert becomes the fifth Picnic at Hanging Rock alumni to appear in Cop Shop joining Margaret Nelson (eps 19-20), Kirsty Child (30-31), John Jarratt (31), and Karen Robson (55-56). Rod Mullinar appeared previously in eps 45-50 as Ted Eliot-Smith's loan shark

Episode 68

W: Michael Joshua
D: David E. Charles

Investigations reveal fraud and corruption at an exclusive girls' finishing school. Danni finds it difficult to distance herself from Chris Fuller. Georgiou suspects Spider may have taken his ID card. Valerie's mother's health appears to be improving.

With: Peter Curtin as Chris Fuller, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor, Moya O'Sullivan as Mrs. Close, Ronald Ratti as Ronald "Hoops" Hooper, Roger Stephen as "Spider" Cochrane; Ann Maree McDonald as Elizabeth Lucas, Rod Mullinar as Rod Eastwood, Barbara Ramsay as Mrs. Joy Grant, Debbie Ryan as Angela Riordan, Tony Wager as Major Charles Lawson, Jennifer West as Mrs. Riordan

Episode 69

W: Luis Bayonas
D: Graeme Arthur

An unlikely couple find their lives disrupted after a vicious assault. Valerie tries to cope with the uncertainty of her mother's future. Baker becomes uneasy when everyone seems fond of Jenny. Spider finds no one will believe him when he turns up at the wrong place.

With: Anne Lambert as Jennifer McGregor, Moya O'Sullivan as Mrs. Close, Roger Stephen as "Spider" Cochrane; Keith Eden as Reg Butler, Leila Hayes as Marjorie Brown, Roger Oakley as Peter Miller, Malcolm Phillips as Fred Sampson, Barbara Stephens as Lisa Turner

Episode 70

W: Charles Stamp
D: Graeme Arthur

The police find more than meets the eye when they investigate an attempt on the life of a union leader. Georgiou contemplates leaving the church boys' club. Mrs. Close faces open-heart surgery. Jenny is delighted to meet Baker's co-workers.

With: Peter Curtin as Chris Fuller, Anne Lambert as Jennifer McGregor, Moya O'Sullivan as Mrs. Close; Briony Behets as Barbara Sauers, Julia Blake as Catherine Maynard, Belinda Davey as Nurse Cullen, Max Fairchild as "Blue" Talbot, Frank Gallagher as John Maynard, George Spartels as Fergus

Episode 71

W: Vince Moran
D: Philip East

Things do not add up when a bank is robbed and a woman taken hostage. Gayle experiences a trauma. Fuller is determined to get a story no matter whose toes he treads on. Valerie meets Jennifer and is not impressed.

With: Peter Curtin as Chris Fuller, Anne Lambert as Jennifer McGregor, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor, Roger Stephen as "Spider"; Elspeth Ballantyne as Dawn Curran, Cliff Ellen as Thomas George Mitchell, Ron Graham as Ralph Curran, Brendan Lunney as Brian Lang, Ian Suddards as Joe Quinn, William Zappa as Des Healy

Episode 72

W: Jim Simmonds
D: Philip East

A hit-man arrives to execute a criminal's revenge. Georgiou places himself in a vulnerable position. Gayle hints to her mother she may leave home at sixteen. Baker is positive his relationship with Jenny is the 'real thing'.

With: Peter Curtin as Chris Fuller, Jo-Anne Moore as Gayle Taylor, Moya O'Sullivan as Mrs. Close, Roger Stephen as "Spider"; Elspeth Ballantyne as Dawn Curran, Gary Day as Schaeffer, Tommy Dysart as Lawrence Peck, Ron Graham as Ralph Curran, Brendan Lunney as Brian Lang

Episode 73

W: Ray Kolle
D: Robert Meillon

When a discredited reporter threatens to expose one of Riverside's most respected clergymen, it leads to violence. Georgiou has a choice which could jeopardise his career. The Johnson's efforts as peacemakers bring them into conflict with one another.

With: Peter Curtin as Chris Fuller, Anne Lambert as Jennifer McGregor, Roger Stephens as "Spider", Rosie Sturgess as Mrs. Garvey; Stephen Clark as Barry Evans, Peter Gwynne as Pastor Denningston Evans, Les James as Frank Thompson, Carmel Millhouse as Beryl Thompson, Colin McEwan as Stan Dawson

Episode 74

W: Gordon Graham
D: Robert Meillon

The police must solve a reporter's murder no matter who it hurts. Baker takes Johnson's advice too seriously with unexpected results. Georgiou stubbornly jeopardises his career - he'll continue to teach Spider karate.

With: Anne Lambert as Jennifer McGregor, Rosie Sturgess as Mrs. Garvey; Stephen Clark as Barry Evans, Howard Eynon as Arnie McGee, Peter Gwynne as Pastor Denningston Evans, Joan Letch as Mrs. Kirkwood, Neil Thompson as The Bookmarker

Episode 75

W: Anne Brooksbank
D: David E. Charles

A protection racket involves local shopkeepers who create a wall of silence the police must break through to help the victims. Before Georgiou can warn Jenny, Baker asks her to marry him. At her birthday dinner, Gayle becomes over-emotional, mystifying Pamela.

With: Anne Lambert as Jennifer McGregor, Roger Stephens as "Spider", Rosie Sturgess as Mrs. Garvey; Stefan Dennis as Giovanni Morelli, Gabrielle Hartley as Lilliana Morelli, Peter Hepworth as Alan Payne, Laurie Jordan as Mr. Beswick, Bowen Llewellyn as Dennis Hall, Henri Szeps as Vincente Morelli, Laurel Veitch as Mrs. Beswick

Episode 76

W: Terry Stapleton
D: David E. Charles

Hearing their crime is now murder, the 'protection' racket criminals split up to avoid arrest. Jenny reveals her feelings about Baker to Georgiou. O'Reilly doesn't turn up for work, but the mystery and his tension is explained at last.

With: Peter Curtin as Chris Fuller, Anne Lambert as Jennifer McGregor, Rosie Sturgess as Mrs. Garvey; Paula deBurgh as Nursing Sister, Gabrielle Hartley as Lilliana Morelli, Peter Hepworth as Alan Payne, Bowen Llewellyn as Dennis Hall, Mary Ann Severne as Senator Susan Pearce, Henri Szeps as Vincente Morelli

Episode 77

W: Peter Kinloch
D: Graeme Arthur

A son learns the grim truth when he accuses the wrong person of burgling his mother's business. Jenny's lies cause Baker to make a mistake he may later regret. It is a sombre occasion for all on the day of Marion O'Reilly's funeral. Pamela suffers a harsh introduction to the fashion world.

With: Anne Lambert as Jennifer McGregor; Carl Bleazby as Jack Stafford, Judith Dick as Sheila Stafford, John Diedrich as Gordon Stafford, Clive Hearne as John Finch, Bruce Kerr as Carl Henderson, Rod McLennan as Harvey Burgess

Episode 78

W: Luis Bayonas
D: Graeme Arthur

Unemployed and penniless, Spider is forced to choose between right and wrong. Baker sees only one way out of his misery. Valerie is distressed by an astrologer's prediction. Georgiou's faith in Spider is rewarded.

With: Peter Curtin as Chris Fuller, Anne Lambert as Jennifer McGregor, Rod McLennan as Harvey Burgess, Louise Phillip as Claire O'Reilly, Robert Ratti as Hoops, Roger Stephen as Spider; Matt Burns as Mr. Levy, Geoff Collins as Jennings, Michael Gamble as Old Man, Phyllis Ophel as Mrs. Bradley, Jamie Wallis as Young Boy

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