The Flying Doctors: episode guide
A new doctor clashes with Chris over the treatment of a young man gravely injured in a road accident.
Guest Starring: Jane Harders as Helen McCarthy, Di O'Connor as Barb Jeffries, Danielle Spencer as Sally McCarthy
Episode 4.02 (102)
The antipodean aviators face a life-or-death decision when Emma is trapped beneath a truck in rising water.
Guest Starring: Jim Daly as Ken Talbot
Not The Malarvys
Episode 4.03 (103)
The Malarvy family comes to Coopers Crossing when their daughter is hospitalized due to pneumonia. They have eight children and the oldest daugther looks after the rest of them. She meets new doctor David Ratcliffe and at a party she accidently thinks David proposed to her. She is really thrilled and tells her parents right away. They also like the idea of their daughter beeing married to a doctor. After a lot of talks, explanations and misunderstanding the girl understands and decides to go to nursing school in Broken Hill.
Guest Starring: Rachael Beck as Rosie Malarvy, Denise Drysdale as Marge Malarvy, Stewart Faichney as Joe Malarvy, Cameron Nugent as Buster Malarvy
Episode 4.04 (104)
Luke becomes suspicious of the safari group that arrives in Coopers Crossing. When Paula joins them, Luke follows headlong into the jaws of disaster.
Guest Starring: Andy Anderson as Peter, Graham Dow as Mr. Granger, Marion Heathfield as Elsie Granger, Tiffany Lamb as Louise, Nicki Paull as Alex Thompson
No Man's Land
Episode 4.05 (105)
David finds himself very much an outsider when he and Chris conduct a three-day clinic at a remote homestead where men appear to be most unwelcome. The mystery is solved when a frightening chain of events unfolds.
Guest Starring: Stephen Hall as Kevin, Monica Maughan as Bea Kelly, Emily Simpson as Jan Kelly
Episode 4.06 (106)
A wave of racism hits Coopers Crossing when two Japanese entrepreneurs make a bid for part of the community's heritage.
Guest Starring: Dorothy Alison as Essie Harrington, Lois Collinder as Mabel, Ted Hepple as Mac Curtis, John O'Brien as Yamada, Paul Young as Harold McHugh
Man and Boy
Episode 4.07 (107)
David and Sam have a life-and-death situation on their hands after a boy is struck by lightning, but the case causes a clash of medical opinion between them.
Guest Starring: Willie Fennell as Ted Banner, Cameron Kavanagh as Ricky Banner
Episode 4.08 (108)
Geoff and Kate are forced to have a bizarre wedding ceremony when events conspire against them. Pregnant Sheena and her husband Joe end up on an Aboriginal camp when he is fired for not being attentive enough on the McKinley property. When his wife goes in to labour and he goes for help, Joe is beaten up. Later when Geoff and David arrive, they find that Sheena is about to give birth. However, there are complications that result in a major delay and Geoff is unable to get back to the Crossing in time for his 'big day.'
Guest Starring: David Bonney as Duncan, David Burnett as Thommo, Clive Hearne as Roy McKinley, Kristina Nehm as Sheena, Justine Saunders as Bessie, Michael Watson as Joe
Episode 4.09 (109)
The townspeople of Coopers Crossing are appalled when a family becomes entwined in murder and suicide.
Guest Starring: Peter Black as Phil Shannon, Frank Bren as Vince, Robert Coleby as Alex Potter, Alexander Kemp as Ben Potter, Julie Nihill as Jilly Potter
Episode 4.10 (110)
A minor accident on the mining field brings a taste of what's to come for David, Kate and Paula as they prepare for a clinic run to the mine.
Guest Starring: Colin Batrouney as Clarrie, Don Bridges as Frank Mitchell, Mitch Deans as Barney, John Flaus as Reg Clark, Joss McWilliam as Russel, Terry Serio as The Bantam, Ian Shrives as Mac
Word and Deed
Episode 4.11 (111)
Fear and hatred spread like wildfire through Coopers Crossing when Father Jacko returns to town and discovers he has leprosy.
Guest Starring: John Brumpton as Nipper, Clive Hearne as Roy McKinley, Syd Jackson as Father Jacko, Geoffrey Paine as Steve Patterson
All That Glitters…
Episode 4.12 (112)
Jack is called in to investigate the attempted murder of a stranger. All the evidence seems to point to Luke Mitchell, and Jack uncovers some disturbing facts when he delves into Luke's past.
Guest Starring: Bill Garner as Barry Ryan, Margot Knight as Elaine, Warren Owens as Dougie Kennedy
Episode 4.13 (113)
An emergency call-out to an injury at a homestead reveals that the much-loved Dr Tom Callaghan is back in town, but he is strangely aloof. However, a life-and-death situation occurs when David is attacked by a swarm of wasps in his plane and Tom has to land the aircraft without any flying experience.
Guest Starring: Andrew McFarlane as Tom Callaghan
The Last Rodeo
Episode 4.14 (114)
A young girl's life is endangered when the rodeo comes to town and her father decides to take her on the road with him. She is diabetic and faces certain death without medical assistance.
Sky Above, Earth Below
Episode 4.15 (115)
A quiet family outing ends in tragedy when a young child falls into a disused mining ventilation shaft. A full-scale emergency ensues as the rescue team battles against the elements to save the girl's life.
Guest Starring: Anna Hruby as Karen Palmer, Jessica Jennings as Sophie Palmer, Robert Willox as Steve Palmer
Episode 4.16 (116)
Emma and Nick find a lone man wandering along an old track suffering from dehydration and fatigue.
Guest Starring: Peter Darby as Johnno, Greg Fleet as Mark O'Hara, Russell Fletcher as Andy, Joel Richardson as Mick, Wyn Roberts as Bill Richards/Stirling
The Chips Are Down
Episode 4.17 (117)
Tom and David are involved in a horrific road accident.
Guest Starring: Roy Baldwin as Reg, Richard Cordner as Boy, Terry Donovan as Jim Cardaci, Bob Horsfall as Bus Driver, Sudi de Winter as Jason
Episode 4.18 (118)
An old prospector is in danger of losing his land after a pair of surveyors for a mining company arrive — then he discovers that one of them is suffering from rabies.
Guest Starring: Peter Kowitz as Michael Bucknell, Marion MacKenzie as Lee Fisher, Frank Wilson as Karl Szalinski
Episode 4.19 (119)
When Nick suffers an injury at work, his demanding boss gives him an ultimatum: continue working or get the sack. Later, when Nick and his friend Shane won't stop squabbling, Logan abandons them in the outback with disasterous consequences. When Logan's oppressed wife goes out searching for them, she only adds to the state of emergency.
Guest Starring: Tony Barry as Bruce Logan, Pauline Chan as Maria Logan, Lois Collinder as Mable Jeffries, Stig Wemyss as Shane McKenna
Episode 4.20 (120)
An elderly farmhand believes he is a burden on his workmates. A sick camel poses a problem for the RFDS.
Guest Starring: Mike Bishop as Charlie, Nicholas Hammond as Richard Hull, Desmond Kelly as Ben Connell
A Doctor's Dreaming
Episode 4.21 (121)
After being made an honorary member of an aborigine tribe, Geoff is thrown into a deadly dilemma when he collapses with appendicitis in a sacred cave and may not be able to get help without betraying his tribal oath.
Guest Starring: Warren Owens as Dougie Kennedy
Blues For Judy
Episode 4.22 (122)
Emma's friend gives birth in her car, then leaves the baby outside Emma's front door wanting Emma to look after it unaware that Emma is staying overnight in town.
Guest Starring: Peter Browne as Frank Draper, Nadine Garner as Judy, Ben Mendelsohn as Brad Harris
Episode 4.23 (123)
Lorraine is killed while trying to mend her bridge. Her death leaves her best friend, Judith, to pick up the pieces and fight off a blackmailing claimant on Lorraine's will.
Guest Starring: Katherine Fisher as Judith, Charles Gilroy as Wally, Jim Holt as Brian, Anne Phelan as Lorraine
A Rhyme for Reason
Episode 4.24 (124)
Pip, an elderly lady who is the darling of Coopers Crossing, comes into some money.
Guest Starring: Gary Files as Wally McClennan, Genevieve Lemon as Libby, Betty Lucas as Phillipa
Dad's Little Bloke
Episode 4.25 (125)
The accident of a young boy entangles his family in a web of deceit and suspicion.
Guest Starring: Kris McQuade as Caz, Julieanne Newbould as Tracy Maguire, Gary Sweet as Vince Maguire, Jeffrey Walker as Mikey Maguire
A Sporting Life
Episode 4.26 (126)
A teenager has a struggle to come to terms with the loss of a leg in an accident.
Guest Starring: Tom Jennings as Mal Cregan, Rob Steele as Kevin Cregan
A Good Drop of Red
Episode 4.27 (127)
Two strangers visit Coopers Crossing in search of a bed for the night.
Guest Starring: Doug Bowles as Dudley, Shane Briant as Norman Sayers, James Patrick as Leigh Ellis, Jenny Seedsman as Carol, Peter Whitford as Robert Bell
Episode 4.28 (128)
A new RDS pilot lands himself in trouble when he gives a lift to an old rascal called Felix.
Guest Starring: Lisa Armytage as Ed MacKay, Rod Densley as Keith Hamilton, Peter Hosking as Ron MacKay, Cameron Kavanagh as Gordon MacKay, Charles Tingwell as Felix
Episode 4.29 (129)
When Chris thinks she has stumbled across a case of police brutality, she does everything in her power to intervene.
Guest Starring: Stephen Hall as Pat Callaghan, Yves Stening as Evan Waters, John Wood as Police Sgt. Frank O'Leary
Episode 4.30 (130)
Memories come flooding back for Tom Callaghan when an old girlfriend flies into Coopers Crossing.
Guest Starring: Vincent Ball as Warren Price, Tom Coltraine as Gary Foster, Evelyn Krape as Miss Beatty, Nina Landis as Megan Price, Tom Watson as Foreman
Two Sisters Running
Episode 4.31 (131)
Nick discovers an overturned truck containing an old lady and two little girls.
Episode 4.32 (132)
Vic becomes jealous of Nancy's friendship with an elderly rodeo champion. Ralph refuses to accept the fact that he is not a young as he used to be. Meanwhile, Vic and Nancy bicker constantly but when Nancy falls down the stairs by accident, things take a turn for the worse. Only a dangerous operation can prevent her from being paralysed for the rest of her life.
Episode 4.33 (8230)
Word gets around that a prominent professor is to visit Coopers Crossing to see Chris about a job. DJ has a mystery to work out when a young boy radios in about an accident involving his mother but their location and identity are not clear enough to send immediate assistance.
Guest Starring: Katy Brinson as Lois Murchinson, Jonathan Hardy as Tyler Wells, Richard Neal as Red Murchinson
Point of No Return
Episode 4.34 (134)
What begins as a routine clinic run to Mondobella Homestead turns into a series of disasters — and they all come down to one woman, Pauline Grant.
Guest Starring: Maureen Edwards as Pauline Grant
Episode 4.35 (135)
Tom is blinded and trapped in the bush after a car accident.
A Painful Extraction
Episode 4.36 (136)
DJ's father announces that his son will be accompanying him back to Greece to help run the family business.
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