The Henderson Kids: episode guide

Series 1 | Series 2

The Crash

Episode 1.01 (1, 2)
Written by Roger Moulton
Directed by Chris Langman

Alice Henderson, divorced single mother of teenagers Steve and Tamara, is in financial trouble and is prepared too listen to a purchase offer by businessman Ashley Wheeler on Henderson's Point. Steve and Tamara's uncle, Mike, is a police officer in the small town of Haven Bay where locals are up in arms over Mr. Wheeler's plan to close the local sawmill. Everyone's lives are forever changed when Alice is killed in a road accident.©tzuk

Mike drives to Melbourne to break the news of their mother's death to Steve and Tammy. Upholding a promise made to their mother, Mike becomes the kids' guardian and moves the new family back to Haven Bay, promising to search for their father. The kids receive a frosty welcome from the local kids of Haven Bay. While visiting Henderson's Point they have a run in with Ted Morgan and his friends. Steve and Ted get into a scuffle and fall over a cliff. Meanwhile, Wheeler's plans to acquire Henderson's Point are complicated by Alice's death but he continues with his plans to close the sawmill to finance the land purchase which has been inherited by Steve and Tamara.©tzuk

With: Mark Hennessy as Cowboy, Kylie Minogue as Char, Ben Mendelsohn as Ted, Bradley Kilpatrick as Brains, Peter Whitford as Wheeler, Ron Challinor as Rutt, Antoinette Byron as Pat, John Larking as George, Conor McDermottroe as Barry, Diane Craig as Alice, Nick Waters as Morgan, Marion Heathfield as Miss Harper, Tho Giang Han as Davo, John Bishop as Chisholm, Peter Hosking as Policeman, Vince D'Amico as Greengrocer, Irene Hewitt as Old Lady, Bill Bennett as Minister, Victor Kaye as Supermarket Manager, Jeanine O'Donnell as Mother

Trouble at the Mill

Episode 1.02 (3, 4)
Written by Roger Moulton
Directed by Chris Langman

Cowboy and the others pull Steve and Ted to safety but any signs of a new friendship are quickly dispelled on the first day of school when Steve and Ted get into a fight. To stem any further conflict, the school headmaster pairs them up on a school project. Wheeler makes his first inquiries to Mike about the ownership of Henderson's Point. Tamara's first day at school is no better, her hopes of playing her old position on the netball team are dashed by the presence of Regina Powell. Ted's father, recently fired from the sawmill, leads a protest at the mill, threatening to destroy it unless they get their jobs back. Wheeler has no intention of giving in and is content to see the mill destroyed.©tzuk

Steve helps Ted bring food to his father and Mr Chisholm at the sawmill. The pair narrowly avoid a series accident bringing an end to the protest. Tamara has trouble with a school poetry assignment and longs for her old life in the city. After the fiasco at the mill, Wheeler pays Mike and Steve a visit. He says he has no intention of pressing the matter further but has a business proposal to the pair — he wants to buy Henderson's Point. Mike has no intention of selling the land which has been in the family for over a century but Steve sees it as an opportunity to get out of Haven Bay. They can move back to Melbourne, they can search for their father. For Tamara, there is too much sentimental value to Henderson's Point and she won't even consider selling. Tamara and Regina bond on the netball court and form a quick friendship. Still longing for the city, Tamara convinces Regina to run away with her and the two sneak onto a bus leaving town.©tzuk

With: Mark Hennessy as Cowboy, Kylie Minogue as Char, Ben Mendelsohn as Ted, Bradley Kilpatrick as Brains, Peter Whitford as Wheeler, Ron Challinor as Rutt, Antoinette Byron as Pat, John Larking as George, Connor McDermottroe as Barry [sic], Jane Hall as Regina, Nicholas Creed as Trevor, Neil Melville as Barton, Alan Hardy as Morris, Nick Waters as Morgan, Amanda Irving as Mrs. Morgan, John Bishop as Chisholm, Meg Clancy as Mrs. Fields, Blaize Romany as Lucinda

Bright Lights and Broken Dreams

Episode 1.03 (5, 6)
Written by Peter Hepworth
Directed by Chris Langman

The girls arrive in Melbourne, but their good times are short lived after Regina's purse with all their money is stolen. They soon fall into the clutches of a pair of smooth talking men who promise them modelling jobs and invite them to a party. Tam has second thoughts but Regina goes along. When she changes her mind it is too late. Meanwhile, Mike learns the girls have gone to Melbourne but feels helpless when he's not granted leave to go search for them. Steve catches another glimpse of the mysterious figure at Henderson's Point.©tzuk

Andy asks Steve not to sell Henderson's Point to Wheeler and to convince him, shows him a secret on the property — a series of ancient aboriginal cave paintings. After seeing Regina being driven away in the car, Tam goes to the police for help. Together with Mike, who has arrived from Haven Bay, they rescue Regina from the men who took her — wanted kidnappers. Tam and Regina return to school but decide make up a story about their time in the city so as not to appear foolish. Wheeler takes his offer to Tam who rejects him outright saying the Point is no longer for sale. Steve and Andy run into trouble when they go out fishing and Steve is knocked overboard.©tzuk

With: Mark Hennessy as Cowboy, Kylie Minogue as Char, Ben Mendelsohn as Ted, Bradley Kilpatrick as Brains, Jane Hall as Regina, Andrew Gaston as Andy, Peter Whitford as Wheeler, Ron Challinor as Rutt, John Larking as George, Chris Milne as Stan, Stefan Dennis as Terry, Stewart Faichney as Powell, Reg Gorman as Kernow, Marion Heathfield as Miss Harper, Alex Porteous as Sergeant Mike Bishop as Desk Clerk, Peter Harvey-Wright as Detective, Rachel Brunsden as Claire, Chris Barry as Constable, Ron Bingham as Change Man, David Bickerstaff as Counterhand

Nature's Way

Episode 1.04 (7, 8)
Written by Galia Hardy
Directed by Chris Langman

Cowboy and the gang spot Andy and Steve in the water from atop Henderson's Point. Cowboy and Ted swim out to them while Char radio's her father's boat to assist. With the boys safely ashore, Mike's reaction to Steve's careless behaviour re-ignites the antagonism they have for one another. Cowboy takes heat from his friends for allowing a anti-logging protesters to camp on his family's land. The men find few friends in the town when it is revealed their aim is to stop logging in the rain forrest and shut down the sawmill. Wheeler recruits his glamourous daughter Glynnis to help him obtain Henderson's Point, promising to buy her a horse if she can convince Mike to let the kids sell the Point.©tzuk

The conflict between the protesters and Haven Bay locals heats up with Wheeler promising to proceed with logging the rain forrest at all costs. While Cowboy is teaching Tamara to ride, she learns Wheeler has plans to buy the horse for his daughter — provided she does something for him. Glynnis' later denial that the horse is intended for her raises the kids' suspicions and they lock her in the toilets during the town dance in an effort to uncover what her father is up to. At the town dance, Wheeler shocks the town by announcing he has decided to avoid trouble by stopping all logging and closing the sawmill. After a disaster of an evening as Glynnis' date for the dance, Mike is further hurt when he sees Steve's TV interview in which he says he's only staying in Haven Bay until he can find his father.©tzuk

With: Mark Hennessy as Cowboy, Kylie Minogue as Char, Ben Mendelsohn as Ted, Bradley Kilpatrick as Brains, Jane Hall as Regina, Andrew Gaston as Andy, Peter Whitford as Wheeler, Ron Challinor as Rutt, Antoinette Byron as Pat, Tottie Goldsmith as Glynnis Andrew Gaston as Andy, Reg Gorman as Kernow, Terry Gill as Clarke, Neil Melville as Barton, Conor McDermottroe as Barry, John Larking as George, Vincent Gil as Eric, Murray Fahey as Sam, Lloyd Cunningham as Harris, Robert Ratti as Greenie, Peter Byrne as Reporter

Passing Muster

Episode 1.05 (9, 10)
Written by John Reeves
Directed by Chris Langman

Steve writes a letter to the state museum about the cave paintings in an effort to ensure they are protected but Andy warns him to be careful. Thinking Steve is trying to locate his father, Mike offers to help and later comes home with a computer readout listing all of the men named Walter Mullins. Cowboy lands a job droving for the cattle sales when his friend gets injured but he isn't happy to learn he'll be riding a motorbike and not his horse. Rutt sees Steve at the post office talking about his letter and takes it before it can be posted.©tzuk

Steve goes to Henderson' Point to meet up with Malcolm Aston, a man claiming to be from the museum. Steve shows him the secret cave paintings but is disappointed to be told they aren't genuine but were made in the last ten years and are worthless. Hoping to talk to Andy, Steve runs into Char who tells him all the kids know about the cave already. Cowboy loses his job after he gets into a fight with another of the drovers. Tam is there to witness his humiliation and tries to offer up encouragement to no avail. Steve learns that Wheeer has made an offer on Mr Clarke's property as well. Steve later has to help Mr Clarke round up his cattle after his fences are cut. He suspects Rutt but has no proof. They lose control of the herd near the cliff top but Cowboy rides to the rescue, turning back the cattle. When Steve finally gets a chance to talk to Andy, he tells him about the paintings being fakes. The boys try to track down Aston and discover he is working for Wheeler.©tzuk

With: Mark Hennessy as Cowboy, Kylie Minogue as Char, Ben Mendelsohn as Ted, Bradley Kilpatrick as Brains, Jane Hall as Regina, Andrew Gaston as Andy, Jane Hall as Regina, Neil Melville as Barton, Terry Gill as Clarke, Ron Challinor as Rutt, Marion Heathfield as Miss Harper, Conor McDermottroe as Barry, Antoinette Byron as Pat, Kevin Harrrington as Gazza, Jim Ewing as Cliff, Peter O'Brien as Suds, Steven Millichamp as Kiwi, Chris Hallam as Aston, Judith Roberts as Mrs Clarke, John Larking as George

Out Of The Blue

Episode 1.06 (11, 12)
Written by Roger Moulton
Directed by Chris Langman

Steve convinces the other kids that they need to tell Mike about Aston but when confronted, Aston denies ever saying he was from the museum but is a land valuer working for Wheeler. Mike asks the kids to keep an eye out for anyone flashing money around when the school is targeted in a series of thefts. Andy is suspected in the thefts when the money for the school excursion goes missing shortly after he comes by to see Steve. Char gets jealous when Cowboy helps Tamara with her riding for an upcoming rodeo. Brains buys himself a new bike.©tzuk

Brains is hauled into see Mike when he crashes his new bike into Glynnis' car. When one of the numbered notes Brains used to pay for the school excursion turns up in Ted's pocket. Ted explains he was paid with the marketed notes by Mr Morris for work done but Barton still has questions for Ted about how he paid for the excursion in the first place. Barton sets a trap for the thief by placing a dye bomb in the school's cash box. Ted is once again cleared but does admit to taking the money for the excursion from his father. Steve finds the real thief trying to clean the dye off his hands — Mr Morris, who is also in debt to Wheeler. Despite telling Tam that Cowboy is hers, Char asks Cowboy to tell Tam himself that he is spoken for. Steve is smitten with a girl he sees on the beach only to discover she is Wheeler's daughter.©tzuk

With: Mark Hennessy as Cowboy, Kylie Minogue as Char, Ben Mendelsohn as Ted, Bradley Kilpatrick as Brains, Peter Whitford as Wheeler, Andrew Gaston as Andy, Jane Hall as Regina, Annie Jones as Sylvia, Nicholas Creed as Trevor, Antoinette Byron as Pat, Tottie Goldsmith as Glynnis, Neil Melville as Barton, Alan Hardy as Morris, Chris Hallam as Aston, John Larkign as George, Meg Clancy as Miss Fields, Margot McLennan as Secretary, Norman Hancock as Railwayman

All That Glitters

Episode 1.07 (13, 14)
Written by Peter Hepworth
Directed by Paul Moloney

Tam's new teacher, Mr Richards, assigns the kids an assignment on local history and the competition is on to come up with the best project. Tam and Regina team up to do a report on the cave paintings. The brakes on Steve's bike fail while giving Sylvia a ride home and the two have an accident, tumbling over a guard rail on a steep section of road. Sylvia brings Steve back home and Wheeler arrives home, he suggests that if Steve is going to be seeing his daughter they should get to know one another better and invites Steve for supper. After dinner, Steve stumbles upon Wheeler's business records for a "Project: Rising Sun Investment" which targets Henderson's Point.©tzuk

Tam and Regina are making a small fortune from classmates willing to pay to be a part of their school report. Tam takes the project team to the cave but the girls are scared off by spooky voices — Andy, who is not pleased about all the people coming to the cave. Steve asks Cowboy for advice on Sylvia. Cowboy suggests a double date. Steve talks the gang into attending Sylvia's birthday party. At the party, Wheeler pulls Steve aside and makes him a generous new offer for Henderson's Point which Steve declines. Wheeler does not react well are forbids Steve from seeing Sylvia again, promising to send her back to boarding school if need be. Glynnis tells Sylvia why their dad is being nice to Steve — it is a means to an end — or a Point.©tzuk

With: Mark Hennessy as Cowboy, Kylie Minogue as Char, Ben Mendelsohn as Ted, Bradley Kilpatrick as Brains, Peter Whitford as Wheeler, Ron Challinor as Rutt, Annie Jones as Sylvia, Andrew Gaston as Andy, Nicholas Creed as Trevor, Jane Hall as Regina, Antoinette Byron as Pat, Tottie Goldsmith as Glynnis, Joy Mitchell as Mrs Wheeler, Natalia Lewenberg as Karen, Alex Hales as Sue, Stephen Lawson as Richards, "Jaynee" trained by Hilary Stephens

Open Night

Episode 1.08 (15, 16)
Written by John Reeves
Directed by Paul Moloney

Relentlessly teased by his schoolmates, Trevor Cathcart has a bright future as a pianist. Tamara begins to appreciate Trevor's skills when she delivery groceries to the Cathcarts for Pat. Watching Trevor play the piano also rekindles Tam's interest in the music her mother listened to. Sylvia visits Steve to tell him she had no idea what her father is up to but when Steve admits to seeing her father's report on the computer, it causes another rift between them. The kids have fun at Trevor and Tam's expense, locking them in a dark storage closet. When Steve stops to help Barry extricate a car from the ditch, Steve's curiosity is piqued when he discovers the Japanese businessman behind the wheel is en route to a meeting with Wheeler. Steve sneaks over to the Wheeler house and overhears the men discussing Henderson's Point but is spotted by Rutt and only narrowly escapes being caught.©tzuk

Wheeler introduces Sylvia to the Japanese businessman who is in town conducting real estate business with her father. Sylvia returns the shoe Steve lost the night before and tells him he was right about her father all along. Tam encourages Trevor hang out with the gang, telling him if he behaves like a nerd, he'll be treated like a nerd. After saving Sylvia from falling down an abandoned mine shaft, Steve goes back to town to get his friends to help rescue her dog, Jaynee. Tam and Trevor stay behind while the others go back for rescue gear. Trevor puts aside his fears and climbs down and rescues the dog but when the others return, they praise on Tam for the rescue ignoring her pleas that it was Trevor. At school talent night, Trevor learns he has been accepted to study piano at the conservatorium. Trevor shocks the audience by forgoing his classical piece a favour of a rocking number that gets the whole crowd on their feet. Meanwhile, with her father out of the house, Sylvia and Steve take another look at her father's computer files and learn that the Japanese investors are putting $45M into a development project on Henderson's Point.©tzuk

With: Mark Hennessy as Cowboy, Kylie Minogue as Char, Ben Mendelsohn as Ted, Bradley Kilpatrick as Brains, Nicholas Creed as Trevor, Peter Whitford as Wheeler, Ron Challinor as Rutt, Annie Jones as Sylvia, Jane Hall as Regina, Conor McDermottroe as Barry, Antoinette Byron as Pat, Neil Melville as Barton, Reg Gorman as Kernow, Stephen Lawson as Richards, Mary Ward as Mrs Cathcart, Joy Mitchell as Mrs Wheeler, Lorne Tiernan as Adam, Mitch Ambrose as Daffy, Ben Michael as Greg, Kevin Colebrook as Wilcox, Laurence Mah as Mataro, "Jaynee" trained by Hilary Stephens

Heads You Lose

Episode 1.09 (17, 18)
Written by Galia Hardy
Directed by Paul Moloney

Caught by he father the study with Steve, Sylvia takes the blame explaining he is there at her invitation. Char's dad having money trouble and Char decides to leaves school to work at the Mrs Weston beauty salon. After poking around the caves, Rutt suggests to Wheeler they could solve all their problems by destroying the paintings but Wheeler won't consider it. Despite this, Sylvia tells her father she doesn't like what his pursuit of Henderson's Point has done to him. Char discovers, and returns, $100 dropped by Glynnis when she stops by the salon. Mrs Weston leaves Char to do Glynnis' hair — with not exactly Hairdresser-of-the-year results. Steve skips out of school to see Sylvia before she leaves on the train for Melbourne.©tzuk

Glynnis is outraged by her green hair and wants to sue Char for incompetence. Char and her father go to the Wheelers to make a formal apology but Glynnis is adamant — the girl must be punished! Pat is surprised by Mike's marraige proposal and tells him she'll think about it. Two men are in Haven Bay looking for Steve and Tamara. They are evaluating properties that could be developed to increase the state's tourist industry. Wheeler overhears them talking and panics. He goes to see Steve to try and convince him that the townsfolk need to look after their own and that Steve should sell to him. Steve plays with him, saying the men's offer was very tempting and their plans for the site impressive. Char is dismayed to learn Wheeler is trying to repossess her father's boat and goes to Steve for help. Steve holds Wheeler's purchase option on Henderson's Point over him to get Wheeler to back off on the boat and the lawsuit against Char. Realising what's at stake, Wheeler orders Glynnis to drop the lawsuit and decides to to send her to Melbourne for an extended visit with her aunt. Having lost her job, Char goes back to school, and Steve and Tam are surprised by the arrival of their father.©tzuk

With: Mark Hennessy as Cowboy, Kylie Minogue as Char, Ben Mendelsohn as Ted, Bradley Kilpatrick as Brains, Peter Whitford as Wheeler, Ron Challinor as Rutt, Michael Aitkens as Wal, Nicholas Creed as Trevor, Andrew Gaston as Andy, Reg Gorman as Kernow, Tottie Goldsmith as Glynnis, Annie Jones as Sylvia, Antoinette Byron as Pat, Joy Mitchell as Mrs Wheeler, Neil Melville as Barton, John Larking as George, Ruth Yaffe as Mrs Weston Doug Bennett as Fisher, Jeffrey Hodgson as Jackson

Working For Wheeler

Episode 1.10 (19, 20)
Written by Roger Moulton
Directed by Paul Moloney

Mike drives Pat home, giving the kids time with their father, Wal, who has arrived from England bearing gifts. Mike talks Wheeler into not laying charges against Ted when he is caught throwing a brick through Wheeler's window Barton talks to Ted about staying in school and out of trouble if he truly wants to help his family. Despite this, Ted decides to leave school and get a job but no one is hiring in Haven Bay — except for Wheeler who is advertising for labourers for the building of a new golf clubhouse. However, the Townsfolk are protesting against Wheeler, forcing any men looking for work to cross their picket line. When Ted chooses to back the picketers, Wheeler, armed with a court order, moves to evict Ted's father — and Mike is forced to supervise, much to Steve's dismay. Wal admits to the kids that he might consider selling Henderson's Point if he was in their shoes.©tzuk

The gang holds a subdued send off party for Ted who is leaving Haven Bay with his father. Steve's day is brightened by Sylvia's return, her father has even given his okay to them seeing one another a gain. Wal invites Sylvia for dinner but the issue of her father coming between her and Steve again, this time for good. An emergency arises when Wal leaves Barry's garage in his car which is lacking brakes. Mike and kids pursue him through the bush, finally catch up with him only to learn the car is fine. Mike forces Wal to confess at dinner that his business is failing and he's having money trouble. After the kids have gone to be, Wal further admits he's heavily in debt with back taxes. Tam overhears them talking and the next day tells Steve that they can help their father by selling Henderson's Point. Steve doesn't like the idea but they decide to put the idea to Wal. Out for a horse ride, Tam sees Wal's car at the Wheelers and investigates, observing Wheeler and her father in a meeting. On the ride home, Tam is thrown from her horse when it is spooked by a snake.©tzuk

With: Mark Hennessy as Cowboy, Kylie Minogue as Char, Ben Mendelsohn as Ted, Bradley Kilpatrick as Brains, Michael Aitkens as Wal, Peter Whitford as Wheeler, Ron Challinor as Rutt, Antoinette Byron as Pat, Annie Jones as Sylvia, Jane Hall as Regina, John Larking as George, Conor McDermottroe as Barry, Nick Waters as Morgan, Terry Gill as Clarke, Neil Melville as Barton, Con Mathios as Rick, Chris Peters as Picketer

As The Worm Turns

Episode 1.11 (21, 22)
Written by Galia Hardy
Directed by Paul Moloney

The return of Tam's horse raises alarm bells. All hands are out looking for Tam when she is found by Cowboy and brought home where she tells Steve and Mike about seeing their father with Wheeler. Wheeler is running up against a deadline for the land deal and tells Rutt he's overcommitted on the project and if it doesn't go through he's ruined. Rutt overhears Andy and Steve in the cave talking about how the someone from the museum will be arriving to look at the paintings. Rutt poses as Stee and intercepts the woman from the museum and shows her a series of obviously fake chalk drawings and has her write a letter to Steve and Tam explaining the marking are not authentic. Meanwhile, when the kids learn the Haven Bay Show has been cancelled, Cowboy rallies the gang to start a committee to save it. Cowboy and his father get into a argument over it and Cowboy ends up leaving home. Tam asks Mike to let Cowboy move in with them.©tzuk

Cowboy is settling in to the Henderson's causing Mike to push him to look for a job. Char asks her dad to hire Cowboy as a boat hand but his first day at sea is spent mostly leaning over the side of the boat. When Steve discovers the woman from the museum has come and gone without seeing him, he realises she must have made a mistake and makes plans to go to Melbourne to sort it out. Wheeler approaches Wal wanting results and both men threaten to expose the other, but Wheeler points out to Wal that he has more to lose. Steve talks to Ms Phelps at the museum and soon realises Rutt impersonated him. Tam encourages Cowboy to continue his search for work, even if it means taking a job at a bank. Mike tells Tam that Pat has accepted his marriage proposal. Steve returns home shortly after with news of Wheeler's duplicity. Together with Mike and a reluctant Wal, the kids confront Wheeler. Steve tells Wheeler his hopes for his development are finished, prompting Wheeler to expose the truth behind Wal's return — he's on Wheeler's payroll. Wheeler found him and paid for his flight in exchange for a share of the sale of Henderson's Point. Steve and Tam turn to their father but he is gone.©tzuk

With: Mark Hennessy as Cowboy, Kylie Minogue as Char, Bradley Kilpatrick as Brains, Michael Aitkens as Wal, Peter Whitford as Wheeler, Ron Challinor as Rutt, Antoinette Byron as Pat, Andrew Gaston as Andy, Jane Hall as Regina, John Larking as George, Terry Gill as Clarke, Judith Roberts as Mrs Clarke, Reg Gorman as Kernow, Marion Heathfield as Miss Harper, Brenda Addie as Mrs Phelps, Tom Travers as Bank Manager, Kathleen Caswell as Receptionist

no title given

Episode 1.12 (23, 24)
Written by Roger Moulton
Directed by Paul Moloney

Cowboy, now just Colin, starts work at the bank in Northfield, seemingly leaving behind his life and friends in Haven Bay. Char takes over the Save The Show group, when Cowboy drops out of the parade. Brains comes up with the idea to sell kisses from Cowboy to save the show, but Char is not happy at his entrepreneuring spirit. Colin runs into Wal in Northfield prompting Steve to go in search in his father. Wal admits to Steve that he was contacted by Wheeler and offered money if he persuaded he kids to sell Henderson's Point but insists he backed out of the deal — he doesn't work for Wheeler and doesn't owe him anything. Wal has no intention of leaving the kids again and asks Steve and Tam to just give him another chance. Char visits Cowboy at the bank, upset that his new job has forced him to dropped out of the Show, tells him he's letting the town down and breaks up with him. Wal tells Steve and Tam he's got a job in Melbourne and wants them to consider coming to live with him. Mike is upset by the suddenness of the announcement given Wal's unsettled life and previous track record and tells the kids he doesn't want them to go. Wal says if they want to stay, it'll be okay too. They leave them to think. Wheeler's inability to acquire Henderson's Point is starting to cause trouble with his business partners. With his investment at risk, Wheeler goes to see Steve and Tam to lay it all on the line. Wheelers explains Haven Bay is dying and reveals the project he's been working on for 5 years — to rebuilt Haven Bay as the best tourists resort in the state — Henderson's Point will be the site of the biggest hotel complex in the southern hemisphere. Frankly, if they don't sell to him, the town is doomed. He present a final offer ten times the value of his previous one. Steve and Tam have a lot to think about...©tzuk

At Henderson's Point, Steve and Tam are surprised by a visit from Mrs Phelps from the museum who confirms the cave paintings' authenticity. She explains there's another way to save Haven Bay — sell Henderson's Point to the Tourist Authority. Wheeler is angered to learn the kids won't be selling to him. When Mike and George are called out of town to a car accident, Wheeler takes the opportunity to approach the kids again, this time threatening to blow up the cave if the kids don't sell. With the explosives in place at Henderson's Point, Andy is overpowered trying to stop Wheeler's men. No one in town believes Wheeler was serious about blowing up Henderson's Point so Steve rallies Brains and the kids in the Show Parade to gather at Henderson's Point. Meanwhile, Mike and George realise the accident call is a hoax and rush back to Haven Bay. Steve and Tam delay Wheeler until the parade arrives at which time Wheeler's men refuse to blow up the site (and the kids). Enraged, Wheeler orders Rutt to disperse the kids at gunpoint. At the last second, Cowboy arrives or horseback and grabs the detonator, throwing off the cliff. In the ensuing fracas ensues, Cowboy chases down Rutt, while Mike and Steve pursue and catch Wheeler. At the end of the day, Wal makes two announcements: he has a new job, and Haven Bay will be developed as a tourist resort — the tourist authority has agreed to purchase Henderson' Point. The tourist authority can't match Wheeler's offer but they've given their assurance the environment will be protected. Steve and Tam make a decision about their future. With their friends moving on with their own lives, Char has a new job, Brains, now Bronco, is the leader of a new gang, Tam and Steve say their farewells and leave Haven Bay with the father.©tzuk

With: Nicholas Eadie as Mike, Paul Smith as Steve, Nadine Garner as Tamara, Mark Hennessy as Cowboy, Kylie Minogue as Char, Bradley Kilpatrick as Brains, Michael Aitkens as Wal, Peter Whitford as Wheeler, Ron Challinor as Rutt, Andrew Gaston as Andy, Jane Hall as Regina, Antoinette Byron as Pat, John Larking as George, Conor McDermottroe as Barry, Neil Melville as Barton, Annie Jones as Sylvia, Brenda Addie as Mrs Phelps, Johannan Sonenberg as Sally, Chris Waters as McKenzie, Natalie Lewenberg as Karen, Alex Hales as Sue, Mark Dyson as Jim, Ian Shrives as Cooper