The Flying Doctors: episode guide
Good Day For ItYear: 1987
Episode 2.01 (27)
Emma and Violet return from England to a welcome-home party.
Guest Starring: Beth Buchanan as Julie Cleary, Jeanie Drynan as Sal Cleary, Bronte Keddie as Patty Cleary, Patsy Martin as Mrs. Daly, Ross Williams as Rob Dalton, John Wood as Dennis Cleary
Horses For Courses
Episode 2.02 (28)
Hurtle makes his own brew to cope with the beer strike.
Guest Starring: John McTernan as Jim Brett, Jansen Spencer as Jamie Brett, Peta Toppano as Carol Brett
The Unluckiest Boy In Town
Episode 2.03 (29)
DJ wants to start up a disco in the town for the youngsters who have nothing to do.
Guest Starring: Elspeth Ballantyne as Barbara Freeman, Dimity Barber as Jenny, Murray Bartlett as Michael Freeman, Alan Cassell as Robert Freeman, Tommy Dysart as Inspector Kevin Day, Jeremy Shadlow as Paul Waters
It Isn't Cricket
Episode 2.04 (30)
Windoona are to take on Cooper's Crossing in a big cricket match. George upsets everyone by deciding to play for Windoona.
Guest Starring: Joy Ide as Joy Becker, Nick Tate as Nigel Haughton
An Only Child
Episode 2.05 (31)
Sam has to find other accommodation when he is forced to leave the pub.
Guest Starring: Carmen Duncan as Jan Buchanan, Sydney Jackson as Father Jacko, Peter Sumner as Phil Buchanan
A Love Story
Episode 2.06 (32)
A young woman angers her father and brother when she reveals that she is pregnant. Chris and Father Jacko attempt to get Zoe sorted with an acceptable home.
Guest Starring: Peter Aanensen as Ted Fowler, Penny Cook as Susan Fowler, Michael Rowan as Mac, Richard Stubbs as Stewie Fowler, Nick Waters as Greg Chapman
Keeping Up Appearances
Episode 2.07 (33)
Chris and Geoff suspect that a woman is a victim of domestic abuse but she is unwilling to accuse her husband of the crime. Meanwhile, Hurtle and DJ team up to make a video on how to survive in the outback. Chris begins to appreciate the problems associated with being a mother'to a teenage daughter.
Guest Starring: Gloria Ajenstat as Gina Miles, Simon Burke as Daryl Stokes, Anthony Hawkins as Rex Dermody, Valma Pratt as Norah O'Donnel, Jenny Seedsman as Marg Slattery, Jackie Woodburne as Elaine Dermody
All Things Bright and Beautiful
Episode 2.08 (34)
Poachers cause trouble when they miss their target and shoot Father Jacko. Geoff is not as enraptured by a patient as the rest of the Crossing is. Chris tries to get Zoe to meet her real father.
Guest Starring: Brenda Addie as Maureen Maguire, Marcus Eyre as Bikie, Mark Muggeridge as Strawb, Matthew Newton as Simon Maguire
My Name Is Sky
Episode 2.09 (35)
A gang of hippies comes to town and causes friction with the locals. Chris grows to despise one of her patients who later dies. Geoff goes to Sydney but finds that he misses the outback and his friends in the Crossing.
Guest Starring: Zoe Bertram as Sky, Will Conyers as Julian, Ned Lander as Josh, Andrew Martin as Simon, Joan Murray as Ivy Quinn, Wyn Roberts as Mal Pryor
Bachelors & Spinsters
Episode 2.10 (36)
There is excitement in Cooper's Crossing when a Bachelor and Spinsters night is held. Zoe is attracted to Glen, however she finds herself becoming jealous when it is clear he only has eyes for Chris. Meanwhile Glen goes to extreme lengths to get Chris' attention. DJ takes some time off to help organise the event and Barry, his temporary replacement, proves to be a stickler for the rules.
Guest Starring: Bruce Carter as Mr. Reid, Janette Kearns as Mrs. Reid, Marie Redshaw as Helen Saunders, Huw Williams as Barry Saunders
Fifty-Two Hours Straight
Episode 2.11 (37)
The Chochrane brothers create their usual havoc when they try to blow up a car in order to get the insurance money. When Sam tries to lend a helping hand, he ends up being injured. Meanwhile, Emma and Geoff do their best to make themselves comfortable and spend a night in the nomad.
Guest Starring: Gary Adams as Phar Lap Cochrance, Graham Duckett as Carbine Cochrane, Roger Oakley as Bert Webster, Gillian Savage as Mrs. Webster, Louise Siversen as Debbie O'Brien
A Friend Of A Friend
Episode 2.12 (38)
Dougie gives a lift to a stranger and brings him to town, however it soon becomes apparent that the man's obsession with God and his incessant ramblings are not healthy. After having a chat with Father Jacko, and under going some medical tests, it emerges he is suffering from schizophrenia. Sam takes Emma to visit his parents but the visit does not go as smoothly as planned.
Guest Starring: John Clayton as Vince Patterson, Sydney Jackson as Father 'Jacko' Jackson, Michael Joshua as Mr. Wilson, Warren Owens as Dougie Kennedy, Cecily Polson as Eileen Patterson (as Cecily Paulson), Rodney Sharp as Richard Hanson
Friends and Lovers
Episode 2.13 (39)
Chris and Zoe travel to Broken Hill to meet Zoe's dad. However, Zoe is not happy about Chris' attempts to reconcile them. Sam becomes jealous when a male friend from Sydney comes to visit Emma. Meanwhile, Emma is given an engagement ring. Zoe's father travels to Cooper's Crossing to be closer to his daughter.
Guest Starring: Jill Clayton as Hilda Kennedy, Shane Connor as Ross Becher, Jeffrey Hodgson as Dr. Stafford, Ivpr Kants as Tony Symonds, Leong Lim as Dr. David Lim
Realms of Gold
Episode 2.14 (40)
Reg Hodges has finally found a piece of gold — but is it real?.
Guest Starring: David Ashton as Cab Driver, Harold Baigent as Reg Hedges, Stewart Faichney as Prospector, Ivor Kants as Tony Symonds, James Melchior as Bill Anderson, Ben Mendelsohn as Brian
Episode 2.15 (41)
A novice pilot takes control of a plane when his instructor brother falls ill.
Guest Starring: William Binks as Reg, Brett Climo as Trevor Neilson, Ian Gilmour as Colin Neilson, Ernie Gray as Peter Gates, Ivor Kants as Tony Symonds
A Distant Echo
Episode 2.16 (42)
Violet wants to die when she finds out that her grandfather's father killed a lot of aborigines. However, Dougie helps her to put things into perspective when he comes to town suffering from appendicitis. Kate and Geoff ignore each other after he mentions that she once had a relationship with Baxter.
Guest Starring: Sydney Jackson as Father Jacko, Warren Owens as Dougie Kennedy
No Laughing Matter
Episode 2.17 (43)
The raucous Cochrane brothers are back in town. Their mother almost dies and as a result they are set to inherit all her money and gold — if they can locate it. When Zoe moves with her father to Sydney, Chris struggles to cope with her latest loss.
Guest Starring: Gary Adams as Phar Lap Cochrance, Graham Duckett as Carbine Cochrane, Margaret Ford as Mum Cochrane, Ivor Kants as Tony Symonds, Jack Perry as Charlie
No Quarter Asked
Episode 2.18 (44)
Kate's friend Jessie returns to the Crossing after being away for five years. However the celebration soon comes to an end when it emerges Jessie has Multiple sclerosis. Emma and Sam decide that they should get married.
Guest Starring: John Clayton as Vince Patterson, Ben Hall as Truck driver, Cecily Polson as Eileen Patterson, Catherine Wilkin as Jessie Logan, Rod Williams as Harry
Myths & Legends
Episode 2.19 (45)
Journalist Karen Moley goes on the hunt for Hughie, a local mystery figure who no one has ever seen. She appears to solve the enigma but when Hughie's real identity is revealed, the whole town is surprised. Father Jacko gives Chris flying lessons when she decides there is more to life than work.
Guest Starring: Kirk Alexander as Mr. Tyler, William Binks as Mechanic, Maud Clark as Karen Morley, Stephen Cornely as Steve Tyler, Frederick Court as Tom Notts
Episode 2.20 (46)
Violet leaves for a vacation. Sam and Emma make plans for their marriage with a bit too much help from Violet. Chris' father comes to visit her. Someone hurts her eye and Geoff takes care of her.
Guest Starring: Terry Brittingham as Ken, Vince D'Amico as Truckie, Norman Kaye as William Randall, Kerry Mack as Vanessa
Give A Dog A Bad Name
Episode 2.21 (47)
A carnival comes to Coopers Crossing and people get killed. The murderer seems to be a boy from the carnival. Chris' father starts to be in the way for Chris and the others.
Guest Starring: James Condon as Bob Cameron, Paul Glen as Jim, Kym Gyngell as Dan Divine, Tom Jennings as Peter Lester, Norman Kaye as William Randall, Betty Lucas as Ethel Cameron, Agnieszka Perepeczko as Eva Mirevski, Keir Saltmarsh as Rick Boyd
Every Day A Gift
Episode 2.22 (48)
Chris meets her father's girlfriend. George is desperate to purchase a farm but finds himself paying more than he bargained for.
Guest Starring: Michael Caton as Noel Farley, Norman Kaye as William Randall, Louise Pajo as Maureen Redmond, Rebecca Rigg as Trisha Farley, Rod Williams as Harry Rogers, Paul Young as Harold McHugh
Episode 2.23 (49)
A Greek family opens a new restaurant and Vic and Nancy are not pleased about the competition. However, when there's an outbreak of salmonella the new business hits hard times. On her way back from Bali, Violet has an encounter with the law when she's accused of being a drug smuggler. Emma goes looking for a wedding dress and DJ finds that relationships are not easy.
Guest Starring: Anita Cerdic as Soula Polites, Peter Drake as Roy McLean, Jill Forster as Judith McLean, Christine Kaman as Katina Polites, Nick Lathouris as Spiros Polites, Gwen Plumb as Nellie Keene
Episode 2.24 (50)
Sam and Emma get married. Chris misses the whole wedding when she's stuck on a farm in the outback with a sick child and the mother.
Guest Starring: Carole-Ann Aylett as Emma's Mother, John Clayton as Vince Patterson, Anna Crawford as Sophie Wright, Peter Harvey-Wright as Kevin Wright, Cecily Polson as Eileen Patterson, Candy Raymond as Joanne Wright
The Noble Art
Episode 2.25 (51)
A boxing troupe brings excitement and unexpected romance to Cooper's Crossing. Sam and Emma surprise everybody by returning early from their honeymoon. Kate gets a shock when she discovers where the newlyweds are to live.
Guest Starring: Julian Branagan as Acker, Peter Cummins as Clive Morton, Craig Elliott as Baz, Christopher Mayer as Johnny Lawrence, Louise Siversen as Debbie O'Brien
Episode 2.26 (52)
A cushy 3-day clinic run at the luxurious Manning property seems like Chris and Kate's idea of heaven — until it becomes evident that someone is trying to poison the host.
Guest Starring: Maggie Dence as Helen Manning, John Heywood as Wombat, John Lee as Roger Manning
Cries From The Heart
Episode 2.27 (53)
When a driver is seriously injured in a car crash, the RFDS are called to the scene. Once there they discover that a little girl, a passenger in the car, has gone missing.
Guest Starring: Michele Fawdon as Ann Larson, Judith Roberts as Beryl Hodges
All In A Day's Work
Episode 2.28 (54)
A routine clinic run becomes a succession of emergencies just when the Vice President of the RFDS arrives for a snap inspection. And Jack reveals a romantic interest in Chris.
Guest Starring: Jim Daly as Bob Carmody, Maryanne Fahey as Lisa Morgan, Jackie Kelleher as Lorna McPherson, Amber Kilpatrick as Sarah Gardener, Peter Kowitz as Bert Morgan
Out of a Clear Blue Sky
Episode 2.29 (55)
The arrival of a alcoholic sales rep makes a dramatic impression on a local lad, and Jack initiates divorce proceedings.
Guest Starring: Dimity Barber as Jenny Harrison, Ralph Cotterill as Walter McKay, Charlene Fenn as Raeleen Carmody, Peter Moon as Repossessor
Episode 2.30 (56)
Sam and Emma come to the aid of a friend who has entered 'The Great Australian Camel Race'; and George Baxter finds himself besieged after incurring the wrath of the town's womenfolk.
Guest Starring: Stuart Conran as Reporter, Diana Greentree as Janet Greenway, John Higginson as Andrew Hughes, Susie Lindeman as Meg Greenway, Robin Ramsay as Lloyd Greenway, George Trotman as Brigalow
Figures in Landscape
Episode 2.31 (57)
An artist and his agent arrive in town to find a bush retreat to boost his flagging career, but is the visit just a cover for something more sinister? Meanwhile, Chris finally confronts Jack about their relationship.
Guest Starring: Ron Falk as Charles Noonan, John O'May as Max Prescott, Carl Price as Trucker, Lynda Stoner as Marcia Dean
The Devil You Know
Episode 2.32 (58)
George Baxter meets his match when he comes up against a tough American business woman.
Guest Starring: Nancy Black as Kimberly White, Anita Cerdic as Soula Polites, Syd Conabere as Billy Daniels, Christine Kaman as Katina Polites, Fred Steele as Lex Morris, Christopher Stevenson as Ted Rowley
Episode 2.33 (59)
An explosion at a gas field injures Geoff, and Kate accompanies him for therapy at Broken Hill — will romance blossom? Chris has to perform an emergency operation, and DJ has to win back Soula's affections.
Guest Starring: Alan Andrews as Dr.David Gibbs, Duke Bannister as Darius Newton, Elizabeth Crockett as Pam, Steve Dodd as Manguana, Jim Ewing as Ted Johnston, Christine Kerner as Nurse, Mark Neal as Marty Jarvis, Shane Withington as Mike Lancaster
The Path Of True Love
Episode 2.34 (60)
The RFDS come to the aid of a tourist bus stranded by a flood. One of the passengers is seriously ill, and it looks as if she will die alone until a 25-year-old love affair is rekindled.
Guest Starring: Michael Beecher as Robert Armstrong, Alexandra Fowler as Josie Bennet, Arianthe Galani as Connie Porter, Barbara Jungwirth as June Balir, Sheila Kennelly as Merle Demster, Nick Lathouris as Spiros Polites, John Murphy as Frank Demster
Episode 2.35 (61)
The arrival in town of a young boy and his dog creates tension.
Guest Starring: John Bowman as Ian Grady, Anita Cerdic as Soula Polites, Christine Kaman as Katina Polites, Nick Lathouris as Spiros Polites, Emil Minty as Andy Lawson
The First Step
Episode 2.36 (62)
Geoff has to be cruel to be kind to help a young woman recuperate from a stroke, while for DJ, woo turns to woe.
Guest Starring: Beverly Gardiner as Tax woman, Kim Trengrove as Gina Collins
Episode 2.37 (63)
When a young, penniless woman expecting her third baby is deserted by her husband, the town's sympathy is aroused. But should it be?
Guest Starring: David Cameron as Barry Sutton, Anita Cerdic as Soula Polites, Jennifer Cluff as Miriam Sutton, Christine Kaman as Katina Polites, Nick Lathouris as Spiros Polites, Richard Neal as Truckie
Episode 2.38 (64)
Things look nasty in Coopers Crossing when the town is invaded by a wild bunch of shearers and Jack is accidentally shot. Will the town be able to find somebody with his rare blood group in time?
Guest Starring: Don Bridges as Smacker, Anita Cerdic as Soula Polites, Christine Kaman as Katina Polites, Nick Lathouris as Spiros Polites, Gerard Matte as Baxter's Manager, Richard Moss as Bernie Miller, Warren Owens as Dougie Kennedy, Anne Phelan as Rosie
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