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When We Collide

Episode 3.05 (25)
September 03, 2018
647,000 viewers (12th)
Written by Gretel Vella
Directed by Ian Watson

Penny's personal feelings for Hugh spill over into the workplace, with embarrassing results. Charlie and Matt struggle to deal with an unwanted house guest. A high-profile cardiac patient causes problems for Ken and Hugh.

Carlito has skipped town and Charlie and Matt are left at loggerheads: just what are they meant to do with Ivy? Charlie decides to take the young renegade to school, where the pain of her father’s departure and Matt’s objections are sidelined in yet another Ivy chase cross-country.

Over at the hospital, Hugh and the team are preparing for the arrival of a special guest. Not only is Doctor Lucas Fine Hugh’s old boarding school chum, he’s also the chairman of the hospital board. With a little revamp, the cardiac clinic could be up for a considerable donation. While Ken is inappropriately impressed by Lucas’ social media presence and numerous accolades, Penny is going to take a little more convincing. Unfortunately, Hugh’s efforts go too far and he ends up in the middle of an awkward love triangle.

Back at the homestead, Ajax and Hayley bring little Jimmy home for the first time. Having read a whole host of books, the new parents are feeling confident. There’s just a couple of problems: Meryl can’t seem to let go and there’s something wrong with Jimmy’s face that no book can solve!

Old friends, fledgling families, new beginnings: After much deliberation and a hash meal, Matt and Charlie decide Ivy can stay. Hayley, Ajax and Meryl learn to navigate new boundaries and new businesses. Penny rejects Lucas and his money, but Hugh would take his old team over an old friend any day.


  • Rodger Corser as Hugh Knight
  • Nicole da Silva as Charlie
  • Ryan Johnson as Matt Knight
  • Tina Bursill as Meryl Knight
  • Hayley McElhinney as Penny
  • Chloe Bayliss as Hayley
  • Matt Castley as Ajax
  • Belinda Bromilow as Betty
  • Brittany Clark as Mia
  • Charles Wu as Ken


  • Vince Colosimo as Carlito
  • Annabel Wolfe as Ivy
  • Genevieve Hegney as Harriet
  • Michelle Doake as Debbie
  • Matt Okine as Dr Lucas Fine
  • Ellis Watts as Baby Jimmy
  • Lukas Liptak as Baby Jimmy
  • Jacob Simmons as Baby Jimmy
  • Jaxon Langstaff as Baby Jimmy
  • Uli Latukefu as Darren
  • Miranda Tapsell as April
  • Debbie Zukerman as Nurse
  • Annie Byron as Vivian
  • Kyle Rowling as Dog Owner
  • Jerry Retford as Gambler
  • Matthew Waters as Farmer
  • Michael Bremer as Farmer
  • Samantha Swilks as Charlie Double
  • Aiden Gillett as Stunt Driver