Young Lions: episode guide


Young Lions

Telemovie pilot (Episodes 1 & 2)
Australia: Wednesday, July 17, 2002
Ratings: 1.05 million viewers
Written by Tony Morphett, Shelley Birse, Justin Monjo
Directed by Ian Barry, Michael Jenkins

Our Young Lions are still idealistic, even heroic. There is nothing world-weary or cynical about them. They want their lives to mean something: they want to make a difference. That's why Donna Parry's headed for the big smoke. But her first day as a city cop is more than she'd counted on when the police station is rocked to its foundations by a convicted cop-killer determined to exact his own vengeance.

Guest Starring: Terry Serio as Det. Shane Wesson, Michael Butcher as Det. Deke Murphy, Danielle Moussa as Fatima Najah, William Ngo as Johnny Nguyen, Paul Pantano as Aziz Najah, Mohammed Ismail as Mohammed Najah, Scott McLean as Nick Malouf, Susan Prior as Christine Malouf, Alyson Standen as Jess, Anne-Marie Mazza as Eve, Grant Ryan as Dr Jackson, Travis Chapman as Keny Parry, Vico Thai as Khai, Fredderick Miragiotta as SPG Officer Stevens, Peter O'Brien as Daryll Flynn, Josh Quong Tart as Dr Martin, Margie Judd as Jess's Mum, Ian Swallows as Jess's Dad, Matt Wilson as Waiter, Rod Zuanic as Journalist, Norman Seghabi as Mr Najah, Mishlene Jammal as Mrs Najah, Tony Helou as Aziz's Father, Hunter Perske as SPG #1, Russell Allan as Bus Driver, Nigel Harbach as Bank Robber/Stunt Performer, Ray Anthony as Bank Robber/Stunt Performer, Amelia Hardy as Young Model, Fr Joseph Sedferari as P.P Priest

Mardi Gras

Episode 03
Australia: July 24, 2002
Written by David Phillips
Directed by Ian Barry

Guido Martin wants two things in his life—his job and the woman he loves. He can't have both. And the job is setting him on a collision course with Eddie Mercia whom he accuses of beng involved in a cover-up. Donna and Cameron investigate a series of convenience store robberies committed by two transsexuals.

Guest Starring: Terry Serio as Det. Shane Wesson, Michael Butcher as Det. Deke Murphy, Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Maya Stange as Sophia Rinaldi, Essie Davies as Julia Morgan, Antonietta Morgillo as Emilia Martinez, Duncan Piney as Chris Maitland, Robert Somosi as Brian Cunningham, Anthony Jensen as Drunk, Sean Lynch as Brace, Slava Grigoyan as Carlos, Leone Carmen as Sarah, Jon Claire-Lee as Mr Teng, Daniel Scott as Monica, Simon Maiden as Kate, Helen Tonkin as Magistrate, Adam Hedditch as Jim Taylor, James Berlyn as Lover 1, Shane Pascoe as Lover 2, Tai Nguyen as John

Episode 4

Australia: July 31, 2002
Written by David Phillips
Directed by Michael Jenkins

The detectives of Southwest 101 investigate the murder of a female backpacker. Cameron's new lover accuses her partner, Guido Martin, of stealing money while working undercover. The man has first hand experience—he's a hitman.

Guest Starring: Leeanna Walsman as Freda Larsen, Daniel Frederiksen as Chris Doone, Brendan Cowell as Jason Doone, Jonathan Pasvolsky as Daniel Crane, Sarah Smuts-Kennedy as Michelle Bracks, Michael Denkha as Paco, Christian Wallis as Jeremy, Michael Ross as Mr Ken Worrell, David Terry as Mr Weller, Rob Flanagan as Uniformed Police Officer, Niki Owen as FSU Officer, Tony Strachan as Hotel Manager, Terrence Hepburn as Ron

Boy School Bullies

Episode 5
Australia: August 07, 2002
Written by Tony Morphett, David Ogilvy
Directed by Ana Kokkinos

The detectives of Southwest 101 investigate the staff at a prestigeous school to identify the source of child pornography found on a school computer. Donna subjects Eddie to the "Kenny test" when her brother comes into the city for a medical appointment. Cameron's trust in Guido is further tested when he refuses to investigate following a close encounter with a speeding car. His dismissal of the incident gives Cameron more reason to be concerned about his alleged ties to organised crime. A second attempt on his life is more successful.

Guest Starring: Travis Chapman as Kenny Parry, Leon Ford as Josef Pozinak, Marta Dusseldorp as Catherine McGregor, Simon Burke as Rob Watson, David Downer as Harry Brown, Ryan Johnson as Alex Brooks, Jim Holt as David Brooks, Ella Bancroft as Victoria Cole, Caroline Brazier as Gabrielle Hall, Paul Barry as Steve Clark, Nathan de Corte as Matthew O'Rielly, Adam Tuominen as Nathan Smyth, Ian Bolt as Dr. Neebith, Lyn James as Elderly Woman, John Bevan as Older Man, Jennifer Campbell as Police Receptionist, Tony Morgan as Bus Driver, Iain Macquire as Gary Watson, Caroline Heim as Mrs. Sorrenson, Alison Chambers as Hospital Receptionist, Margaret Mieczkowski as Hospital Receptionist, Scott McLean as Daniel Stunt Double, Chris Mitchell as Guido Stunt Double

Fruit Market Underworld

Episode 6
Australia: August 14, 2002
Written by John Banas
Directed by Ana Kokkinos

Guido's undercover past threatens his job at Southwest 101 when he becomes the prime suspect in the murder of Vincent Rinaldi, a crime figure Guido was involved with while working undercover and whose $2 million he is now being accused of stealing. As his colleagues' trust in him is put to the test, Guido's sole focus is on locating a missing 18-year-old girl, leaving him at risk of sacrificing everything for a girl he has never even met.

Guest Starring: Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Anna Torv as Irena Nedov, John Waters as Bill Martin, Jonathan Pasvolsky as Daniel Crane, Maya Strange as Sophia Rinaldi, Gabrielle Carr as Vincent Rinaldi, Vince Melton as Norman Rosewell, Imelda Corcoran as Judith Rosewell, Billie Prichard as Lisa Carlisle, Xavier Canosa as Sam Rinaldi, John Noble as Gallagher, Panada Likoudis as Carver, Adam Palfaram as Bozz, David Gambin as Tony Collo, Ashleigh Synnott as Kelly Rosewell, Steve Douglas-Craig as Bouncer, Adam Hedditch as Quinn, Jennifer Campbell as Police Receptionist, Jim Gosden as Mr Chase, Kerrie Erwin as Mrs Chase, Wayne Moran as Customer, Sandi Finlay as Prostitute, Nigel Harbach as Uniformed Stunt Officer, Ray Anthony as Stunt Driver

Asylum Seekers

Episode 7
Australia:August 21, 2002
Written by David Ogilvy
Directed by Jessica Hobbs

Politics become personal and passionate for Eddie, Donna and Madeleine as they investigate a riot at a Sydney detention centre and the escape of a teenage refugee.

Guest Starring: Anna Torv as Irena, Victoria Longley as Naomi (Police Psychologist); Jackson Purtan-Smith as Nicholas Nedov, Simon Burke as Rob Watson, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, Eddie Arya as Omed Alassadi, Kirrily White as Loraine Menzies, Damien Garvey as William Solomons, Georges Georges as Khaled Al-Rabes, Joie Risk as Jamilla, Miritana Hughes as Maurie Taplelu, Mustafa Hallim as Yama Alassadi, Denise Kirby as DIMA Woman, John Gregg as Magistrate, Zarlasht Dardmal as Iraqi Woman, Omar El-Bashar as Soccer Boy, Peter Farmer as DIMA Man, James McGregor as Police Prosecutor; Stunt Performers: Ray Anthony, Raelene Chapman, Zed Kosmonkoff, Scott McLean, Chris Mitchell, John Walton, Avril Wynne, Richard Bouer

Nursing Home

Episode 8
Australia: unkown
Written by Deborah Parsons
Directed by Jessica Hobbs

The report of a suspicious death at a nursing home brings Eddie back into contact with a former neighbour who helped him after the death of his father. Cameron must also confront her past when her former bestfriend asks her for help to keep her arrest for shoplifting quiet in hopes of preventing her fiancé (Cameron's ex-boyfriend of three years) from finding out. Donna must decide if she should tell Eddie about Madeleine's relationship with Rob.

Guest Starring: Victoria Longley as Naomi; Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, Simon Burke as Rob Watson, Betty Lucas as Grace [Beaumont], Olga Yarad as Margaret, Genevieve O'Rielly as Kimberly Oswald, Janice Oxenbould as Maria Bettoli, Rhett Giles as David, Alan Light as Cheery Old Bloke, Michael Korn as Young Eddie, Harry Bragg as Lewis (Dead Boy)

The City and the Taxi Driver

Episode 9
Australia: September 18, 2002
Written by Tim Gooding
Directed by Geoff Bennett

The detectives spend a night on the streets against a backdrop of simmering tensions, while Cameron plumbs the depths of her own soul to connect with a killer.

Guest Starring: Victoria Longley as Naomi, Anna Torv as Irena; Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, Andy Rodoreda as Father Paul, Chris Pitman as John Patmos, John Schwarz as Geoff, Zac Drayson as Jay Stubbings, Warwick Young as Len, Penny Pederson as Linda, Brian Harrison as George The Acolyte, John Andrews as Mr Ray Stubbings, Jane Archer as Mrs Stubbings; Stunt Performers: Scott McLean, John Walton, Leon Strip, Paul Doyle, Steve Morris, Raelene Chapman

Kickboxer Kills Rapist

Episode 10
Australia: September 25, 2002
Written by Shelley Birse
Directed by Geoff Bennett

Donna confronts another reality of being a woman in the city when she defends a woman who is charged with murder after she kills a rapist.

Guest Starring: Nadine Garner as Rebecca Sharpe; Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, Stephen Shanahan as Dan White, Cayde Tasker as Sam Sharpe, Hayley McElhinney as Mel Gilham, Kieran Darcy-Smith as Marty Charlton, Marcel Bracks as Eric West, Alan Cinis as Phil Emerson, Kristin Thow as Uniformed Constable [Arthur], John Gregg as Magistrate, Dan Luxton as Police Prosecutor, Conor Reid as Tod's Brother, Deb Peart as Emma

Arson Case

Episode 11
Australia: October 02, 2002
Written by Peter Kinloch
Directed by Ian Barry

A reporter's interest in a fatal hostel arson case in which an alleged police cover-up sent the wrong man to prison prompts Kostas to put the Eddie and Donna on the reopened case. When Guido learns the target of their investigation he is forced to confront the truth about his legendary detective father and the role he played in the conviction.

Guest Starring: John Waters as Bill Martin, Anna Torv as Irena, Kate Beahan as Emma Grier; Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, Jackson Purton-Smith as Nicholas Nedov, Sean Taylor as Neil Tynan, Jessie Frost as Anna Nedov, Alan Morris as Tommy Rossiter, Jaroslav Murany as Vince Divola, Alan Lovell as Joe Robinson, Ian Watkin as Deputy Comm. Of Police

The Priest

Episode 12
Australia: October 09, 2002
Written by Don Watson
Directed by Ian Barry

Eddie's faith and his friendship with Father Paul Moran are tested when Irena's sister goes missing and foul play is suspected.

Guest Starring: Anna Torv as Irena, Kate Beahan as Emma Grier, Peter Kowitz as Alan Destin; Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Andy Rodoreda as Father Paul, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, Jackson Purton-Smith as Nicholas Nedov, Jessie Frost as Anna Nedov, Garth Russell as Gavin Napier, Peter Hernfield as Damien Cole, Sheree Da Costa as Fiona Destin, Heidi Reasoner as Phoebe

China Town

Episode 13
Australia: October 16, 2002
Written by Shelly Birse, Peter Schreck, Tim Gooding
Directed by Jessica Hobbs

Cameron is torn between Guido and his father, Senior Detective Bill Martin, and she soon finds her integrity and a boy's life are in the line.

Guest Starring: John Waters as Bill Martin, Anna Torv as Irena; Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, John Noble as Adam Gallagher, Annette Shun Wah as Paula Wu, Ferdinand Hoang as Jimmy Wu, Sean Taylor as Neil Tynan, Ht Tran as Snake, George Anakotta as Dai Lo, Miles Paras as Joy Yuen, Peter Upatising as Peter Wu

Kickboxer on Trial

Episode 14
Australia: November 06, 2002
Written by Deborah Parsons
Directed by Jessica Hobbs

Donna and lawyer flatmate Madeleine Delaney are in ethical conflict as they fight to save a woman charged with murder for preventing rape.

Guest Starring: Nadine Garner as Rebecca Sharpe, Rhys Muldoon as Paul Bergin; Anna Torv as Irena, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, Stephen Shananhan as Dan White, Kieran Darcy-Smith as Marty Charlton, Marcel Bracks as Eric West, Hayley McElhinney as Mel Gilham, Cayde Tasker as Sam Sharpe, Jackson Purton-Smith as Nicholas Nedov, Alan Cinis as Phil Emerson, Ned Lander as Lyle Hinks, John Derum as Magistrate, Lauren Clair as Shannon, Conor Reid as Steve, Owen McKenna as Ron The Glassie

The Navy, Part 1

Episode 15
Australia: November 13, 2002
Written by David Ogilvy, Michael Miller
Directed by Russell Mulcahy

Guido's Naval Captain brother, the favoured older son, returns home a hero, and tensions between the brothers surface as a female naval officer is found murdered. Cameron again finds herself working alongside Bill Martin to rein in a Chinese gang leader.

Guest Starring: John Waters as Bill Martin, Anna Torv as Irena, Sandy Winton as Ian Martin; Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, Ht Trans as Snake, Berynn Schwerdt as Max Redding, Justin Rosniak as Noel Jarvins, Cameron Stewart as Gary Beacham, Suzanne Hauser as Sarah Wu, Annette Shun Wah as Jimmy Wu, Pete Upatising as Peter Wu

The Navy, Part 2

Episode 16
Written by Peter Schreck, David Ogilvy
Directed by Russell Mulcahy

Guido and Cameron each face a personal crisis—and their friendship is tested—as Guido's father and brother come under suspicion.

Guest Starring: John Waters as Bill Martin, Sandy Winton as Ian Martin; Anna Torv as Irena, Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, John Noble as Adam Gallagher, Ht Trans as Snake, Berynn Schwerdt as Max Redding, Justin Rosniak as Noel Jarvins, Cameron Stewart as Gary Beacham, Suzanne Hauser as Sarah Jago, George Anakotta as Dai Lo, Jolanta Juszkiewicz as Miss Hopkins/Flower Seller

Lone Star Blues

Episode 17
Written by Shelley Birse
Directed by Robert Klenner

Eddie's integrity is tested as the father of Irene's son is released from prison. Eddie wants to reunite the boy with his father—but could lose Irene.

Guest Starring: Anna Torv as Irena, Jack Finsterer as Tony Kennedy; Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, Leone Carmen as Tara Wilson, Daniel Roberts as Ross Kenedy, Paul Caesar as Percy, Jackson Purton-Smith as Nicholas Nedov, Mark McCann as Hugh Redman

Drag Racing

Episode 18
Australia: November 20, 2002
Written by Michael Miller
Directed by Robert Klenner

Donna loves the police force and Crime Scene Examiner, Justin Carmody. Her feelings for both are tested as she investigates a fatal car smash involving police.

Guest Starring: Steven Vidler as Graeme; Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, Stephen Anderton as Constable Trevor Daniels, Jie Pittman as Dean Bracewell, Josef Ber as Constable Craig Simons, Belinda Clarke as Jodie Hirsch, Louise Birgan as Rachel Wilkins, Tony Ryan as Artie Bracewell, John McNeil as Reg Harris, Tony Lott as Pinky

Grand Prix

Episode 19
December 11, 2002
Written by David Phillips
Directed by Jessica Hobbs

Cameron feels that a girl found dead in a hotel penthouse is treated like party debris both by the elite partygoers and some investigators. Paul Bergin asks Guido's father for help to bring down a Chinese gang boss.

Guest Starring: John Waters as Bill Martin, Maya Stange as Sophia Rinaldi, Rhys Muldoon as Paul Bergin, Jeremy Sims as Rob Carne; Anna Torv as Irena, Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, David Campbell as Grant Fisher, Nathy Gaffney as Della Dale, Miles Paras as Joy Yuen, Susan Clapton as Mrs Troop, George Anakotta as Dai Lo, Chris Lilley as Mick Dwyer, Rose Ashton as Candice [Clark], Emily Weare as Imogen, Pietro Desiderio as Cab Driver, Sandy Winton as Ian Martin, Armand Gerbie as Ah Hung

Bill's Death

Episode 20
December 11, 2002
Written by Deborah Parsons
Directed by Jessica Hobbs

Guido's friends rally to his side as his father faces a terminal illness—and a murder charge.

Guest Starring: John Waters as Bill Martin, Maya Stange as Sophia Rinaldi, Rhys Muldoon as Paul Bergin; Anna Torv as Irena, Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, David Campbell as Grant Fisher, Nathy Gaffney as Della Dale, Miles Paras as Joy Yuen, Susan Clapton as Mrs Troop, George Anakotta as Dai Lo, Chris Lilley as Mick Dwyer, Rose Ashton as Candice [Clark], Emily Weare as Imogen, Pietro Desiderio as Cab Driver, Sandy Winton as Ian Martin, Armand Gerbie as Ah Hung

Note: as the second half of a double episode, the end credits serve both episodes.

Serial Killer, Part 1

Episode 21
December 18, 2002
Written by David Ogilvy, Shelley Birse, Peter Schreck
Directed by Robert Klenner

Guido and The investigation into the suicide of an olympic swimming hopeful escalates when those around the investigation begin to be killed off. Cameron deal with an armed robbery involved the son of a prominent QC. Eddie declares his love for Irene—but it may be too late. She has stepped into the path of a killer.

Guest Starring: Jeremy Sims as Rob Carne, Anna Torv as Irena, Kick Gurry as Mr Johnson, Maya Stange as Sophia Rinaldi, Victoria Longley as Naomi; Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, John Noble as Adam Gallagher, John Gregg as George Quinlan QC, Oliver Ackland as Liam Quinlan, Roberta Tyrrell as Andrea Carlyle, Clarissa House as Dr Helen Myles, Paul Preisz as Dr David Ryan, Steve Vella as Gavin Sheppard, Darrell Hilton as Rick Daniels, Grant Page as Frank Wallace, Emily Weare as Imogen, Kirsty Morrison as Hayley, Shane Barnes as Ben, Tahlysis Smedley as Samantha, Martin Grelis as Paul Barton

Serial Killer, Part 2

Episode 22
December 18, 2002
Written by David Ogilvy, Shelley Birse, Peter Schreck
Directed by Michael Jenkins

With Irena's condition uncertain, the search for the serial killer continues. Guido is forced to make a decision about his future with Sophie when Kostas gives him an ultimatum. Donna life is put on the line when she becomes involved in a hostage situation.

Guest Starring: Jeremy Sims as Rob Carne, Anna Torv as Irena, Kick Gurry as Danny Marx, Maya Stange as Sophia Rinaldi, Victoria Longley as Naomi; Socratis Otto as Justin Carmody, Amie McKenna as Tracey Bell, John Noble as Adam Gallagher, John Gregg as George Quinlan QC, Oliver Ackland as Liam Quinlan, Roberta Tyrrell as Andrea Carlyle, Clarissa House as Dr Helen Myles, Paul Preisz as Dr David Ryan, Steve Vella as Gavin Sheppard, Darrell Hilton as Rick Daniels, Grant Page as Frank Wallace, Emily Weare as Imogen, Kirsty Morrison as Hayley, Shane Barnes as Ben, Tahlysis Smedley as Samantha, Martin Grelis as Paul Barton