Rush: episode guide

Episode 3.12


Thu, October 21, 2010 (8.30)
Ratings: 0.774 million viewers (14th)
Written by Samantha Winston
Directed by Andrew Prowse

A terrifying cyber assault on the city brings Josh and Tash together as they race against time to save the life of a badly injured woman. As the attacks increase in severity, Leon and Audrey must call on all their know how as they battle a faceless opponent who may be more than a match.

Guest Starring: Jane Allsop as Tash, Camille Keenan as Audrey, Zahra Newman as Kara, Mat Stevenson as Cox, Richie Hallal as Dermott, Jacqueline Geelen as Gale, Chris Lucas as Brett, Anastasia Baboussouras as Naomi, Pier Carthew as Wilson, Wil Ridley as Frank, Jansen Spencer as Dimitrius; Hackers: Teck Kwan Yeo, Daniel Wu, Sarasi Amadoru, Christopher Pask, Xavier O'Shannessy, Alison Adriano, Luke McCandless, Mike Gorrie, David Ross, Aislinn Murray; Stunt Performers: Rick Tonna, Graham Jahne, Szumai Anderson, Morgan Evans, Nicole McDonald

Episode 3.13


Thu, October 21, 2010 (9.30)
Ratings: 0.689 million viewers (15th)
Written by Jessica Redenbach
Directed by John Hartley

When Andrew Kronin stages a brazen escape, Michael struggles with past demons as TR hunt down the armed robber and murderer. Burning for revenge, Michael is helped by Lawson to come to terms with his feelings.

Guest Starring: Nathaniel Dean as Kronin, Freya Stafford as Lily, Damien Fotiou as Zonneveldt, Calen Mackenzie as Jason, Mark Redpath as Joe, Paul Bongiorno as Matt Tony, Robert Price as Abrams, Justin Fleming as Peroxide, Andy Poulter as Prisoner, Dave Chapman as Abrams Heavy 1, Richard La Velle as Abrams Heavy 2; Stunt Performers: Marky-Lee Campbell, Daniel Solis, Lance Anderson

Episode 3.14


Thu, October 28, 2010
Ratings: 687,000 viewers (16th)
Written by Adam Todd
Directed by Ben Chessell

A group of Afghani asylum seekers seize control of Frankston's Peninsula Centre and take several hostages, including the son of the Minister for Immigration.

Guest Starring: Camille Keenan as Audrey, Salme Geransar as Ara, Osamah Sami as Hazrat, Heather Bolton as Melanie, Belinda Lack as Annette, Nathan Derrick as Zevon, Thomas Larkin as Murdoch, Brent Trotter as Nathaniel, George Iskander as Kaader, Salim Fayad as Jawid, Jalal Dabboussi as Fahran, Siros Niaros as Ahmed, Majid Shokor as Interpreter #2, Tessa Whelan as Jodi, Dale Murley as Richard Preston, Peter Noble as Body (Peter Dammar), Lliam Murphy as Uniform Cop, Dave Browning as Sierra #1, Hayden Evans as Sierra #2, Dexter St. Claire as Alistair; Stunt Performer: Ryan Messina

Episode 3.15


Thu, November 04, 2010
Ratings: 773,000 viewers (13th)
Written by Alice Bell and Todd Boland
Directed by Sian Davies

Tactical Response go bush for a routine training exercise. Unbeknownst to Lawson and Josh, the younger members of the squad soon find themselves at the mercy of Oliver Ginsberg, who has rigged the forest with deadly traps. When they discover Ginsberg is on his way to the city with a van full of explosives, they realise the worst is yet to come.

Guest Starring: Anthony Hayes as Oliver Ginsberg, Richard Sutherland, Kristen Sergent as Crystal, Rebecca Ritters as Marinda, et al

Episode 3.16


Thu, November 11, 2010
Ratings: 707,000 viewers (17th)
Written by Leon Ford
Directed by David Caesar

Tactical Respose race into town, on the hunt for Oliver Ginsberg. They learn that Ginsberg has placed a very large bomb under the city and that he has plenty more deadly tricks in store for them. Lawson finds himself in an awkward position when he must work with Dom, now a member of the bomb squad, to defuse the bomb.

Guest Starring: Josef Ber as Dominic Wales, Camille Keenan as Audrey, Anthony Hayes as Oliver Ginsberg, Justin Rosniak as Thommo, Kristen Sergent as Crystal, Rebecca Ritters as Marinda, et al

Episode 3.17


Thu, November 18, 2010
Ratings: 707,000 viewers (16th)
Written by Jeff Truman
Directed by Andrew Prowse

After the death of their mate Dom, Tactical Respose honour him in their own special way. Kerry is shocked when her son James is arrested for assault on a flight from Vietnam. When James flees, Kerry finds herself in a race against time to save him from two violent drug runners. Meanwhile, Lawson refuses medical treatment when he is knocked down saving a cilivian from the path of an oncoming car. He and TR1 come to a new understanding of parental love when they encounter an abusive teenager who hates his mother.

Guest Starring: Camille Keenan as Audrey, Ian Meadows as James, Brian Vriends as Det. Chris Finch, Martin Sharpe as Dylan, Cleopatra Coleman as Jessica Hamilton, Felicity Soper as Cheryl, Sarah Hallam as Tracey, Teague Rook as Federal Agent Shepherd, Steven Stagg as Ben Sharpe, Olaf Savage as Dave Sharpe, Link Mcelvenney as Shane Glover, Alicia Bonaddio as Ella, DJ Vampz as Evan, Christopher Pender as Uniformed Police Officer, Kylie Coombe as Real Estate Agent, Sally Anne Moody as Female Buyer, Kristian Beddow as Male Buyer, John Spano as Garbage Truck Driver; Stunt Performers: Warwick Sadler, Szumai Anderson, Chris Weir, Graham Jahne

Episode 3.18


Thu, November 25, 2010 (8.30)
Ratings: 672,000 viewers (18th)
Written by Sam Carroll
Directed by Robert Connolly

Tactical Response embark on an unusual and confronting assignment when they must remove a newborn baby from its mother as part of an intervention order. When the mother's family murder a police officer in retaliation, Tactical Response find themselves resorting to extreme tactics to catch the men responsible.

Guest Starring: Camille Keenan as Audrey, Maude Davey as Donna Hinz, Damian Hill as Dane Hinz, Damien Rider as Heath Hinz, Maria Angelico as Elizabeth Hinz, et al

Episode 3.19


Thu, November 25, 2010 (9.30)
Ratings: 688,000 viewers (17th)
Written by John Ridley
Directed by Sian Davies

The team find themselves in unfamiliar territory when Christian is taken hostage during a siege at an army barracks. Christian's philosophies are challenged when his captor forces him to choose between killing a guilty life or saving an innocent one.

Guest Starring: Camille Keenan as Audrey, Geordie Taylor as Sergeant Jarman, Joanne Trentini as Sergeant Allie Cobb, Jada Alberts as Private Leanne Daly, Marky-Lee Campbell as Thomas Bayer, Christopher Milligan as Gregory Rainer, et al

Episode 3.20


Thu, December 02, 2010
Ratings: 936,000 viewers (7th)
Written by Alice Bell and Leon Ford
Directed by Grant Brown

The team are forced to work with a slick private security firm to save a kidnapped businessman. Working closely with its charming leader, Shannon is enticed by the prospect of joining the firm. Lawson, however, has other plans as he and Shannon play the waiting game they take a moment to drop by Shannon's investment property. They succumb to mutual attraction, as Shannon's sexual hiatus finally comes to an end. Unbeknownst to them, they have just been caught by a hidden camera, which Michael has set up to catch thieves.

Guest Starring: Camille Keenan as Audrey, Jack Finsterer as Michael Shmitt, et al

Episode 3.21


Thu, December 09, 2010
Ratings: 821,000 viewers (8th)
Written by Jessica Redenbach and Adam Todd
Directed by Andrew Prowse

Josh's proposal to Tash is interrupted when ESD storm Tash's house and arrest him. Facing charges of corruption, Josh realises that his arrest is closely linked to the earlier attempt on his life, as he strives to clear his name once and for all.

Guest Starring: Jane Allsop as Tash, Steve Bastoni, Ella Shenman as Minka, Mat Stevenson, Mick O'Malley, Paul Henri, et al

Episode 3.22


Thu, December 16, 2010
Ratings: 910,000 viewers (4th)
Written by Raquel Stevens and Samantha Winston
Directed by Ben Chessell

Tactical Response fall into the clutches of darkness as they chase a murderer across a desolate island. As they attempt to restore order, one of their own becomes victim to the island's mysterious power.

Guest Starring: Camille Keenan as Audrey, Frank Magree as Sgt Hammond, Fletcher Humphrys as Nathaniel Doulton, Elspeth Ballantyne, Cindy Waddingham as Rachel, et al

Note: Fletcher Humphrys appeared previously in episode 1.05 and Frank Magree in 2.15