House Husbands: episode guide

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Episode 5.01 (47)

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Mon, February 06, 2017
644,000 viewers (14th)
Written by Trent Roberts
Directed by Grant Brown

Nepean South Primary welcomes cool new music teacher Nick — who also happens to be romancing Rachel. Lewis is certain the young Romeo is hiding something and becomes determined to expose it. Gemma is accused of cheating during her final medical exam. Could her career as a doctor be over before it's begun?

Starring: Firass Dirani as Justin, Rhys Muldoon as Mark, Hugh Sheridan as Nick, Gary Sweet as Lewis, Jane Allsop as Rachel, Julia Morris as Gemma, Natalie Saleeba as Abi, Louise Siversen as Miss Looby

With: Madison Torres-Davy as Tilda, Lily Jones as Poppy, Ava & Audrey Bellert as Sophie, Eloise & Beatrice Smibert as Georgia, Riley Webb as Zac, Fletcher Grant as Jacob, Allegra Volange as Angie, Jagger Serafin as Atticus, Denise Scott as Nurse Toni, Jared Daperis as Joshua Naylor, Ngaire Dawn Fair as Demi, Chloe Wilson as Female Jogger, Julie Nihill as Bronwyn, Tom Davies as Jed Thompson, Holly Austin as Mia, Vincent McDougall as Baby Jack

Episode 5.02 (48)

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Mon, February 13, 2017
669,000 viewers (11th)
Written by Kirsty Fisher
Directed by Grant Brown

A surprise visit from his parents puts Mark on edge, particularly when his mother's scrutiny has him defending all his life's decisions. After tragedy strikes, Mark discovers a side to his father that he never knew existed. An offer from Nick could make it possible for Justin to strike out on his own, but could also jeopardise his friendship with Lewis. Gemma's new job at the hospital threatens to wreck her friendship with Abi.

With: Madison Torres-Davy as Tilda, Lily Jones as Poppy, Ava & Audrey Bellert as Sophie, Eloise & Beatrice Smibert as Georgia, Riley Webb as Zac, Fletcher Grant as Jacob, Allegra Volange as Angie, Jagger Serafin as Atticus, Denise Scott as Nurse Toni, Roy Billing as Bernie, Nancye Hayes as Liz, Holly Austin as Mia, Vincent McDougall as Baby Jack, Rohan Mirchandaney as Rudy, Grace Lee as Nurse Louise

Episode 5.03 (49)

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Mon, February 20, 2017
640,000 viewers (13th)
Written by Ian Meadows
Directed by Ian Watson

Justin is thrown by the arrival of his estranged younger brother, Rafiq, who is definitely not in Nepean South for a family reunion. Reeling from the discovery of his father's life-long secret, grieving Mark has a new dilemma when he loses Bernie's ashes. Desperate to prove he can be a good step-dad, Nick tries some of Lewis's parenting advice.

With: Lily Jones as Poppy, Ava & Audrey Bellert as Sophie, Eloise & Beatrice Smibert as Georgia, Riley Webb as Zac, Fletcher Grant as Jacob, Allegra Volange as Angie, Jagger Serafin as Atticus, Denise Scott as Nurse Toni, Nancye Hayes as Liz, Rahart Adams as Rafiq, Hollie Andrew as Libby, Lee Beckhurst as Glenn, Rohan Mirchandaney as Rudy, Lana Golja as Kelly, Leigh Gathercole as Hospital Intern, Shem Le Scelle as Hospital Intern, Aly Zhang as Hospital Intern, Russell Frost as Security Guard, Craig Brookshaw as Young Man

Episode 5.04 (50)

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Mon, February 27, 2017
634,000 viewers (13th)
Written by Sam Meikle
Directed by Ian Watson

Mark finally tracks down his biological father and is inspired to stage a re-introduction for his parents. Justin perseveres with helping his brother, but when Rafiq receives some crushing news, his volatile behaviour puts one of Justin's children in serious danger. Lewis's distrust of Nick thaws when he sees the potential in Nicks' new music business.

With: Lily Jones as Poppy, Ava & Audrey Bellert as Sophie, Eloise & Beatrice Smibert as Georgia, Riley Webb as Zac, Fletcher Grant as Jacob, Allegra Volange as Angie, Jagger Serafin as Atticus, Denise Scott as Nurse Toni, Nancye Hayes as Liz, Rahart Adams as Rafiq, Rod Mullinar as William Mitchell, Samantha Healy as Peta, Peter Bromley as Terry, Michael Isaacs as Hipster, Gregory J. Fryer as Grumpy Man, Leigh Gathercole as Intern 1, Shem Le Scelle as Intern 2, Aly Zhang as Intern 3

Episode 5.05 (51)

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Mon, March 06, 2017
582,000 viewers (16th)
Written by Matt Ford
Directed by Fiona Banks

Nick is caught between his new life and his dark past after an old associate tracks him down and demands he repay a debt. The 'Nepean South Parents Have Got Talent' competition threatens to create more discord than harmony between the House Husbands. Lewis struggles to cope with Gemma's career success.

With: Madison Torres-Davy as Tilda, Lily Jones as Poppy, Ava & Audrey Bellert as Sophie, Eloise & Beatrice Smibert as Georgia, Riley Webb as Zac, Fletcher Grant as Jacob, Allegra Volange as Angie, Jagger Serafin as Atticus, Denise Scott as Nurse Toni, Dan Hamill as Kyle, Christian Grant as Buzz, Angelo De Cata as Mannix, William Zhu as Linus, Michael Chrisanthopoulous as Zullo, Stacey Bertalli as Unicycle Clown, Simon Meates as Clown, Mark Robert Walters as Magician, Stacey Andonopoulos as Magician Assistant, Joshua Charles Dawe as Hot Male Doctor, Carlos Luna as Hot Male Patient, Carla McLeish as Precision Driver 1, Rainey Carah as Precision Driver 2

Episode 5.06 (52)

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Mon, March 13, 2017
599,000 viewers (16th)
Written by Josh Mapleston
Directed by Fiona Banks

Gemma captures the attention of a visiting surgeon, but after rejecting his advances, she becomes the victim of a bullying campaign. Nick does his best to clear the air with the other House Husbands, but tries their patience when he reveals he still hasn't come clean to Rachel about his secret gambling past. After offending his friends and family, Lewis tries to take a more relaxed approach to life.

With: Madison Torres-Davy as Tilda, Lily Jones as Poppy, Ava & Audrey Bellert as Sophie, Eloise & Beatrice Smibert as Georgia, Riley Webb as Zac, Fletcher Grant as Jacob, Allegra Volange as Angie, Jagger Serafin as Atticus, Denise Scott as Nurse Toni, John Adam as Dr. Rayn Zanguard, Grace Pyone as Nervous Intern, Erryn Nundle as Receptionist, Rohan Mirchandaney as Rudi, Anton Skrzypiciel as Patient Roger, Jess Riley as Reading Lady

Episode 5.07 (53)

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Mon, March 20, 2017
686,000 viewers (10th)
Written by Trent Roberts
Directed by Grant Brown

An unfortunate accident involving a rare rabbit sets off a chain of bad luck for Nick. When schoolyard rumors result in a petition calling for his sacking, he decides to quit while he's ahead. Abi delivers a disastrous impromptu Human Development class, which goes from bad to worse when Atticus reveals his mother's secret. Rachel relies on Abi and Gemma to deal with her pregnancy.

With: Madison Torres-Davy as Tilda, Lily Jones as Poppy, Ava & Audrey Bellert as Sophie, Eloise & Beatrice Smibert as Georgia, Riley Webb as Zac, Fletcher Grant as Jacob, Allegra Volange as Angie, Jagger Serafin as Atticus, Denise Scott as Nurse Toni, Jordan Alkemade as Ollie, Danielle Carter as Dr. Dalton

Episode 5.08 (54)

Mon, March 27, 2017
Directed by Grant Brown

Justin's planned family holiday to Disneyland is in disarray when his wayward brother Rafiq returns. When Rafiq faces criminal charges, Gemma and Abi are determined to prove his innocence.

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