Housos: episode guide

Series 1 | Series 2

Disability

Episode 1.01
Mon, October 24, 2011 (10pm, SBS)
Written by Paul Fenech
Directed by Paul Fenech

Housos follows the day-to-day adventures of Shazza, Dazza, Franky and Kylie — best mates from 'the block'. Sure, they drink away their problems, they might even have frequent domestic disputes and the occasional altercation with their neighbours, but down on the block it's all for one and one for all.

The Housos scheme to get on the disability pension. Shazza and Kylie have a girl's night out, Franky buys a car instead of stealing one and much to the shock of everyone in Sunnyvale Beryl attempts pole dancing.

Special Guests: Joe June as Asian Doctor, Avril Hilton as Older Lady, Carol White as Older Lady, Anthony Ponner as Indian Doctor, Helen Uskovic as Nurse, Lin Zhao as Nurse, Terry Blanchard as Registrar, Joshua Finn as Ambo 1, Jackie Murray as Ambo 2/Aunty, Pheobe Leonard as Phone Operator, Brooke Ryan as Brooke, Wild Boys Afloat as Dancers

Pregnant

Episode 1.02
Mon, October 31, 2011
Written by Paul Fenech
Directed by Paul Fenech

Shazza is about to have a baby and Dazza struggles to get her to the hospital. No ambulance will go near Sunnyvale, so Dazza looks at alternative forms of transport — a train, taxi, and even a wheelbarrow. Angry bus drivers, closed hospitals and road raging drivers make Shazza's birth the biggest pre-natal drama since the birth of Jesus.

Special Guests: Jackie Murray as Trolley Lady, Anthony Salame as Servo Guy, Takahi King as Cab Driver, John Mangos as News Reader, Michael Saker as Bus Driver, Brooke Ryan as Teacher

Melbourne

Episode 1.03
Mon, November 07, 2011
Written by Paul Fenech
Directed by Paul Fenech

Franky wins a chopper in a tough man competition competing against local bikies. He and Kylie break up after an argument about the colour of the bike. Not thinking clearly, Franky takes a road trip to Melbourne to visit his gambling addicted brother Dino. A swinger's party, old grudges and dodgy relatives from Melbourne make this the road trip from hell.

Special Guests: Tottie Goldsmith as Janelle, Sam Greco as Dino, George Kapiniaris as George, Chantelle Raleigh as Gina, Anthony Salame as Maccas Guy, Sophie Pham as Girl 1 [Jessica], Bryony Carter as Girl 2

Green Day

Episode 1.04
Mon, November 14, 2011
Written by Paul Fenech
Directed by Paul Fenech

Franky, Kev and Dazza all need money to keep their de factos off their backs. Dazza tries carjacking while Kev and Franky join Habib in a dodgy insulation scheme. In a strange twist of fate, the apartment that's being insulated is the Mayor of Sunnyvale's. The not-so-environmentally friendly episode of Housos.

Special Guests: Chris Franklin as Dazza James, Derek Boyer as Big Prisoner, John Mangos as News Reader, Chris Tibbles as Junkie Chris

Thailand (Part One)

Episode 1.05
Mon, November 21, 2011
Written by Paul Fenech
Directed by Paul Fenech

Wazza owes money to the bikies and Dazza needs bail money. Shazza decides to help them by making money working for the bikies, her first job? Delivering a boogie board full of illegal steroids to Asia.

Special Guests: Chris Franklin as Dazza James, Derek Boyer as Bubbles/Derek, Hieu Pham as Shop Seller, Patrick Kiem as Prison Guard, Allan Lim as Immigration Officer, Anthony Salame as Crystal Boy

Thailand (Part Two)

Episode 1.06
Mon, November 28, 2011
Written by Paul Fenech
Directed by Paul Fenech

Shazza and the gang are on a Thailand holiday trying to smuggle illegal steroids into the country inside a boogie board. But before they can deliver the goods, they are captured by jungle terrorists and held for ransom. Meanwhile, the bikies think she has ripped them off. Will the housos ever escape and get back home to Sunnyvale?

Special Guests: Derek Boyer as Bubbles, Chris Franklin as Dazza James, Hung Le as Head Terrorist, Khanh Trieu as Terrorist One, Andy Minh Trieu as Terrorist Two, Jemwell Danao as Terrorist Three, Rachel Magi as Sexy Girl, Patrick Kiem as Prison Guard, Terry Blanchard as Doctor

Foxtel

Episode 1.07
Mon, December 05, 2011
Written by Paul Fenech
Directed by Paul Fenech

When the Sunnyvale Assassins start selling dodgy pay TV boxes, Shazza and Kylie want one so desperately that they force Dazza and Franky to get jobs. After a string of failed money-making attempts, the boys find out how hard real work can be. Franky decides he would sell his cousin to get hold of free Foxtel. And so he does.

Special Guests: Joe June as Hock shop Guy/Joe, Anthony Salame as Servo Clerk, Terry Meller as Principal, Will Ward as Hock Shop Guy, Brooke Ryan as Teacher

Uncle Doug

Episode 1.08
Mon, December 12, 2011
Written by Paul Fenech
Directed by Paul Fenech

Franky desperately needs a jumping castle for his son Anarchy's first birthday. He doesn't know where to steal one, so he asks Dazza's dodgy Uncle Doug. Doug is fresh out of jail after 29 years. Stolen cop cars and x-rated jumping castles make this a Houso party you don't want to miss.

Special Guests: Andy McPhee as Uncle Doug, John Mangos as News Reader, Amelie N. as Chu, Will Ward as Crim 2, Patrick Kiem as Prison Guard, Chris Tibbles as Ride Operator, Pavan Jholl as Warehouse Op

Birthday

Episode 1.09
Mon, December 19, 2011
Written by Paul Fenech
Directed by Paul Fenech

It's Dazza's birthday and everybody helps out in their own way. Shazza steals a pie cake, Franky steals a fire truck, and while stealing a council car the Housos discover documents showing the Mayor wants to move the community into the bush so she can build townhouses. Is this the end of the Sunnyvale Housos?

Special Guests: Anthony Salame as Servo Clerk, Will Ward as Tattoo Guy, John Mangos as News Reader