The Hollowmen: episode guide

Series 1 | Series 2

Fat Chance

Episode 1.01
Wednesday, July 09, 2008 (ABC)
Ratings: 1.185 million viewers (13th)
Writers: Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Rob Sitch
Director: Rob Sitch

The Prime Minister is caught out on talk-back radio, promising to tackle the problem of childhood obesity. Now the Unit must come up with a policy that keeps everyone happy.

With: Jacqui Brennan, Santo Cilauro, Stephen Hall, Nicola Perry

And: Graeme Blundell, Ben Chisholm, Leonie Hemsworth, Sacha Joseph, Amanda Armstrong, Sarah Arthur Young, Jane Bayly, Chelsea Blake, Susan Godfrey, Scott Harrison, Justin Hosking, Henri Kasper, James Lawson, Anastasia Malinoff, Colin MacPherson, Holly Myers, Deborah Robertson, Michael Robinson, Andrea Swifte, James Wardlaw, David Whitely

The Ambassador

Lachy Hulme and Billie Bown

Episode 1.02
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Ratings: 1.040 million viewers (16th)
W: Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Rob Sitch
D: Rob Sitch

The Ambassador, the Prime Minister has declared there will be no more political appointments to diplomatic posts. Problem is — he needs to make one more.

With: Jacqui Brennan, Santo Cilauro, Stephen Hall, Nicola Perry

Special Guest: Billie Brown

And: Rob Carlton, Bill Young, Ben Chisholm, Leonie Hemsworth, Sacha Joseph, Sarah Arthur Young, Sarah Breen, Robert McCrae, Patricia Vivian-Lall

A Time for Talk

Episode 1.03
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Ratings: 0.950 million viewers (18th)
W: Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Rob Sitch
D: Rob Sitch

When a military incident threatens to escalate the Unit must deal with a delicate piece of international diplomacy involving one of our closest neighbours.

With: Jacqui Brennan, Santo Cilauro, Stephen Hall, Nicola Perry, Ben Chisholm, Leonie Hemsworth, Sacha Joseph, Sarah Arthur Young

And: Rob Carlton, Phil Pollard, Roger Oakley, Ian Rooney, Ricky Sukamato

Rear Vision

Nicola Perry

Episode 1.04
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Ratings: 0.996 million viewers (17th)
W: Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Rob Sitch
D: Rob Sitch

The Prime Minister is worried that his soon to be released budget lacks excitement. The Unit are called in to come up with something suitably impressive.

With: Jacqui Brennan, Santo Cilauro, Stephen Hall, Nicola Perry

And: Rob Carlton, Ben Chisholm, Leonie Hemsworth, Sacha Joseph, Sarah Arthur Young, Robbie Avenaim, Sarah Bollenberg, Scott Young. Nick Stratford, Brett Swain

Military Matters

Episode 1.05
Wednesday, August 06, 2008
Ratings: 0.816 million viewers (24th)
W: Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Rob Sitch
D: Rob Sitch

After a visit to a military base goes wrong, the Prime Minister becomes concerned that not enough people are joining the armed forces. The Unit is asked to solve the problem.

With: Jacqui Brennan, Santo Cilauro, Stephen Hall, Nicola Perry, Ben Chisholm, Leonie Hemsworth, Sacha Joseph, Sarah Arthur Young

And: Robert Morgan, Eric Wawra, Raymond Thomas, Paul Glen, Scott Harrison, Dale Manson, Jane Bayly, Travis Tyskiewicz, Peter Glennon, Alicia Attwood, Nick Maxwell, Matt Morris, Craig Willis

A Housing Crisis

Episode 1.06 (f)
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 (9pm)
Ratings: 0.926 million viewers (15th)
W: Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Rob Sitch
D: Rob Sitch

With many Australians struggling to find a home, a report into the cost of maintaining Kirribilli House looks set to prove embarrassing to the Prime Minister. How can the Central Policy Unit justify his continued use of this "luxury weekender"?

With: Jacqui Brennan, Santo Cilauro, Stephen Hall, Nicola Perry

And: Ben Chisholm, Leonie Hemsworth, Sacha Joseph, Ian Rooney, Sarah Arthur Young, Lliam Amor, Sarah Bollenberg, Paul Glen, Scott Harrison, Nik Shay, Susan Turner, Garry Who