Saturday, May 11th, 1996
1: Television Movie
Following the death of her mother, Tess Silverman travels to Drover's Run, the farm where she spent the first few years of her life. Drover's is a rural cattle property in South Australia, to reconnect with her only remaining family, her father Jack and her sister Claire, whom she has not seen in 20 years, since her mother left Jack and moved to the city, and taking Tess with her. Tess arrives in a complex situation and finds herself meeting an adoring father but a hostile sister whom she no longer knows and who resents her sudden arrival and even quicker ability to win over Jack, something she herself has never been able to accomplish. Tess is content with making her visit a short one and continue on to Venice to move on with her life but the sudden death of their father forces Tess and Claire to overcome their differences and the many obstacles before them to realize their father's dream of running Drover's Run together.
Wednesday, August 8th, 2001
1: Welcome Home
Spontaneous and audacious Tess meetsreticent and stubborn Claire when the half-sisters are reunited by their father Jack's recent death and an 'odd couple' situation is born. A simple mistake by Tess leads to Claire making some difficult decisions.
Wednesday, August 15th, 2001
2: Ducks on the Pond
It's shearing time and one of the men arrives with a reputation as a killer. Tess witnesses strange goings on and uncovers a secret, as Claire struggles to maintain her authority over the shearers, desperate to meet the deadline for selling her wool.
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2001
3: Don't Mess with the Girls
Jealousies arise as Claire competes in the rodeo while Nick and Alex compete for Tess's attention. Becky's reputation lands her in serious trouble, and the two sisters forget their differences and come to the rescue.
Wednesday, September 5th, 2001
4: Who's the Boss?
Claire buys a pen of undernourished sheep from the stock sales, leaving Tess to question her judgment. When the truck transporting them breaks down, the girls are left to drove the ailing sheep home. Meanwhile, Jodi's exam results bring a surprise conclusion.
Wednesday, September 19th, 2001
5: Taking the Reins
Tess's confidence is shaken after she falls from her horse, and she ponders whether she truly belongs at Drovers Run. Meanwhile, Claire makes her toughest decision since Jack's death.
Wednesday, September 26th, 2001
6: Reality Bites
Claire feels threatened when she uncovers certain evidence about Jack. Meanwhile, Meg and Claire discover more about Becky's home life when she temporarily returns to work at her parent's truck shop.
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2001
7: Pride and Joy
A feral bull is wreaking havoc on Drovers Run, and Harry Ryan uses the opportunity to stake his own claim on the girls' property.
Wednesday, October 10th, 2001
8: Stir Crazy
A steamy night gives away Meg's secret lover and Claire puts her life on the line against a wild stallion which comes into the night to steal her prized mare.
Wednesday, October 17th, 2001
9: Into the Woods
Tess puts herself in danger when she comes between a dangerous wild boar and Claire's beloved cattle dog.
Wednesday, October 24th, 2001
Emotional and traumatic events of past and present return to haunt the lives of the women of Drovers Run.
Wednesday, October 31st, 2001
11: Who's a Big Girl Now?
Meg struggles to cope with the reality of Jodi's coming of age and during the ensuing surprise party relationships are put to the test.
Wednesday, November 7th, 2001
12: Pandora's Box
Tess learns the impenetrable rules of what to say and not to say in the country and an innocent remark re-opens a very ugly wound, which divides the Ryan brothers.
Wednesday, November 14th, 2001
13: True Love and Consequences
When Bill Tilson decides to sell up and move to the city, Claire sees the precariousness of her own situation on Drover's Run. Meg meanwhile is preparing to make her annual tomato chutney. Despite her best efforts it tastes awful and she doesn't understand why.
Wednesday, November 21st, 2001
14: Dirty Pool
Theft is on everyone's mind. There are cattle duffers working in the district. Killarney has been struck - Nick's high tech security cameras undone by rifle fire - and a flock of Claire's sheep have gone missing. Claire's outrage at the thieves is tempered by mortification when she discovers her sheep haven't been stolen at all, but are wandering in the neighbouring National Park. The arrival of Senior Constable Cook to inform Claire of this puts the wind up Becky and Jodi who suspect he knows more than he's saying about Becky's altercation with Brian.
Wednesday, November 28th, 2001
15: If the Boot Fits...
When Claire attends a seminar on Artificial Insemination with Alex she leaves Tess in charge of Drovers Run. In spite of a few doubts, Claire gives her a new pair of boots to honour the occasion. Claire and Alex endure a three hour drive to Fisher together only to be involved in a bingle with Peter Johnson who is running the seminar. He assumes Alex and Claire are a married couple and manages to rile Claire even more.
Wednesday, December 5th, 2001
16: Playing to Win
The sudden death of local farmer Max Martin alarms Harry, prompting inner fears of his own mortality, and a sudden outward drive to defy whatever fate may have in store by pursuing instant and rapid expansion of his property. Meanwhile Claire and Tess come across an accident involving one of their own with dramatic consequences for the Ryans.
Wednesday, February 13th, 2002
17: Girls Night Out
A good sale at the sheep sales and the girls are ready to celebrate. A night at the pub, a bit of Karaoke perhaps, all the signs of a great "Girls Night Out". But things don't go as planned when it is revealed that the new barmaid, Kimmy, has been copping the same abuse Becky fell victim to at the hands of Brian. Resolving that something must be done and it must be done without Claire's knowledge, the decision is made to wait until closing and see if they can catch Brian fair and square.
Wednesday, February 20th, 2002
18: More Than One Way
Claire is finding it difficult to come to terms with Tess' new found relationship with Alex. Her dream of developing a quarter horse breeding program at Drover's Run looks as if it may be close to coming to fruition and she's using it as an excuse to push Tess away. Tess wants nothing more than to help in any way she can, but Claire, having given Tess her share of the sheep sales, has decided it's time for her to return to the city. She claims to have Tess' interests at heart. She is about to achieve her dream, and wants Tess to have hers - that little cafe in Brunswick she used to talk about.
Wednesday, February 27th, 2002
19: The Itallian Stallion
Love is in the air over Drovers Run. When Alberto, an itinerant, good looking young Italian rescues Jodi from a rampant steer she falls hopelessly in love with him. At first Meg isn't too worried as Alberto will be moving on. Before he can leave however, he saves Jodi yet again, this time from a snake, incurring a snakebite himself in the process. While he is recuperating, love starts to bloom between him and Jodi. Which is exactly what Claire is hoping would be happening between her mare (Blaze) and Harry's stallion (Wildfire).
Wednesday, March 6th, 2002
20: Lover Come Back
Tess is obsessed with her new psychology theory - the three levels of why. Armed with one of her mother's old psychology textbooks she figures if she can real reason for people's actions, then everything will be sorted. But all the psychology in the world can't explain why Alex isn't as romantic as she would like him to be, why Becky and Jodi are at each other's throats, or why Loverboy - the bull Claire sells to Nick - keeps breaking out of Nick's yards and returning to Drovers Run.
Wednesday, March 13th, 2002
21: Friends Like These
After a grubby day mustering cattle, Tess is thrilled to see two friends turn up unannounced at the homestead. Simon (Murray Bartlett) and Briony (Alexandra Davies) are her best mates from TAFE. She hasn't seen them for yonks. They're fun, they're charming, they've brought their own food. And while they're still hugging hello they drop their bombshell. They've got a lease on the cafe they all dreamed about and they want Tess to come back to the city with them ASAP.
Wednesday, March 20th, 2002
22: Deep Water
Jodi's fund raising efforts for Miss Gungellan are reaching fever pitch with a charity bush polo match to be held at Drovers Run, but a cloud of discontent covers the girls when they make a macabre discovery in the dam.
Wednesday, March 27th, 2002
1: The Drover's Connection
Jodi is torn between the truth and Becky's feelings when she realises that Sean's sudden visions are not as innocent as they seem. Meanwhile, Claire's flirtation with Peter takes a new turn.
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2002
2: Through the Looking Glass
During a rabbit plague a baby turns up on Alex's doorstep. Meanwhile, Peter and Claire struggle to deny their feelings for each other.
Wednesday, April 10th, 2002
3: Desperate Measures
Becky is being stalked by someone who blames her for her life falling aparty. Meanwhile, Claire and Peter draw closer.
Wednesday, April 17th, 2002
4: The Bore War
Claire and Nick come to blows over a vital supply of water in a dry spell. Soon the dispute turns personal and old friends become enemies.
Wednesday, April 24th, 2002
5: Hello Stranger
When a good looking charmer arrives out of the blue at Drovers Run no-one is more surprised than Jodi to find out this is her father, returned after an 18 year absence, while Meg's world is thrown into turmoil at the arrival of her first love.
Wednesday, May 1st, 2002
6: A Dry Spell
As final preparations for the Miss Gungellan ball continue, Meg is faced with a difficult decision; to stay at the place she loves or to leave with the man she loves. Jodi is desperate to go with her father and is over the moon when Meg decides to take a chance for once in her life. All the women at Drovers enjoy the opportunity to dress up for the biggest event on the Gungellan social calendar. Jodi is voted Miss Gungellan but to everybody's surprise and Liz's horror, she gives up the crown in order to go off up north with her father and Meg. Only trouble is, Meg is having second thoughts. And so too is Kevin.
Wednesday, May 8th, 2002
7: Three's a Crowd
As Tess feels increasingly isolated from Claire, she works hard to bring Nick and Alex back together, an effort which backfires when she lets a Ryan family secret out of the bag.
Wednesday, May 15th, 2002
8: The Bridle Waltz
Becky realises that she has no choice but to tell Claire that Peter is married and Tess accepts a partnership in the city.
Wednesday, July 3rd, 2002
9: To Have and to Hold
Claire finally realises what a mistake she's made, while Tess struggles to convince herself that she's made the best decision of her life.
Wednesday, July 10th, 2002
10: Home is Where the Heart Is
Claire and Drovers Run are in deep trouble, and Tess, the only person who might be able to avert disaster, is immersed in her new life in the city.
Wednesday, July 17th, 2002
Mark Howard returns to the district, determined to drag brother Sean into his life of illegality. Meanwhile, Meg finds that she has competition for Terry's affections and Terry finds himself under scrutiny by the law.
Wednesday, July 24th, 2002
Frank Da Costa, the new cop in town, has it in for Terry. When Terry unwittingly on-sells stolen goods to Tess, he sets up an explosive confrontation that will unearth the dark secret at the heart of Frank's animosity.
Wednesday, July 31st, 2002
13: Steer Trek
Droving cattle on a stock route, Nick and Tess's feelings for each other become stronger, until Nick discovers he has unexpected competition. With Becky in charge, she is committed to keeping Drovers running smoothly and showing Claire she can do it.
Wednesday, August 7th, 2002
14: Brave J
Claire's attempts to get her life and business back in order are complicated by Peter's surprise return.
Wednesday, August 14th, 2002
15: You Can Leave Your Hat On
When Jodi's cooking gives five young men food poisoning, the women of Drovers must convince the Killarney men to put on a strip show. At the same time, Claire and Alex's business partnership gets off to a rocky start, whilst Nick and Tess form a partnership of their own.
Wednesday, August 21st, 2002
16: Stripped Bare
Professional thieves clean out both Drover's Run and Wilgul, exposing some of the fault lines in the women's relationships.
Wednesday, September 4th, 2002
17: Blame it on the Moonlight
Romance is in the air for Jodi as Alberto returns, but Homestay guests bring problems for Tess. Marty comes back and sparks fly between him and Claire, until a certain incident with one of the guests happens and the Police is called.
Wednesday, September 18th, 2002
18: Made to be Broken
The war between Peter on one side and Claire and Alex on the other turns ugly when Peter starts circulating rumours about a secret in Alex's past.
Wednesday, September 25th, 2002
19: Best of Enemies
Claire has to deal with cattle theft and an old adversary, while Tess and Nick's relationship esculates. Brick is keeping his distance from Becky, but she refuses to let Jake get close to her. Attraction between Meg and Terry grows ever-so-slightly.
Wednesday, October 2nd, 2002
20: Wind Change
Tess is on the brink of committing to Nick.
Wednesday, October 9th, 2002
21: No More Mr Nice Guy
On the eve of the Gungellan Show, Claire and Tess are shocked to learn Drovers Run is being reposessed... but there's a greater surprise to come; Claire has an announcement. Becky is happy that Brick is finally coming home, only to be face a dissapointment... again.
Wednesday, October 16th, 2002
22: Future Perfect
Peter puts an astonishing proposition to Claire which will change her life. Claire is unsure of herself following the discovery of her pregnancy and finds herself considering a proposal from Peter but events take a dramatic turn.
Wednesday, February 12th, 2003
1: Fairy Tale, Ending
Claire is finally released from hospital and driven home by 'father-to-be' Alex. Her first day back does not go as smoothly as the doctor would have intended and Claire realises that some things may have to change. She must also contend with the effects of the lie about Alex being the baby's father.
Wednesday, February 19th, 2003
2: Better The Devil You Know
Claire and Alex's lie about the baby causes a major upset between the sisters. Jodi is back, but wants to continue travelling. Becky does not give up hope for Brick. Claire eventually tells Liz the truth.
Wednesday, February 26th, 2003
3: The Road Home
Becky's search for Brick comes to an end while Jodi's dream of a big wedding causes tension.
Wednesday, March 5th, 2003
4: An Affair to Forget
Tess believes Sally is cheating on Nick, while Alberto calls off the wedding after discovering Jodi had a fling overseas.
Wednesday, March 12th, 2003
5: Put to the Test
At Jodi's hens night, a game of truth or dare reveals far more than was intended.
Wednesday, March 19th, 2003
6: The Wedding
Unexpected events result in an unlikely outcome on Jodi and Alberto's much anticipated wedding day.
Wednesday, April 2nd, 2003
7: Gone to the Dogs
An incident with a prized stallion leads to intrigue regarding Jake's past, while he and Becky get closer. Alex and Meg must contend with an emotional Claire and there's a change in Meg's domestic situation.
Wednesday, April 9th, 2003
8: The Ghost of Things to Come
Claire discovers a hidden treasure which brings back ghostly memories of her mother and unleashes a gnawing fear that she too will die in childbirth.
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2003
9: A House of Cards
A thirtieth wedding anniversary is no protection for Liz when Harry, suspicious about Claire's baby, discovers an even bigger lie. Liz is preparing for her thirtieth wedding anniversary lunch, and Harry, still very much in love, has given her a beautiful strand of pearls. But it soon all starts unravelling. Brick's sister arrives and is unhappy at the thought of Becky moving on. Becky assures her she hasn't forgotten about him, but notes she's still into Jake.
Wednesday, April 30th, 2003
10: Three Little Words
As Harry and Alex battle each other, Tess finds it hard to resist her attraction to Dave the vet.
Wednesday, May 7th, 2003
11: Repeat Offenders
When a heartbroken journalist friend of Tess comes to Drovers Run the private lives of all the women and their men become very public.
Wednesday, May 14th, 2003
12: Sins of the Father
Becky and Jake's relationship is tested when his real background is revealed, causing shock waves which impact eveyone on Drover's.
Wednesday, May 21st, 2003
13: Jokers to the Right
The charade of being the father of Claire's baby is causing Alex problems especially when Sandra Kinsella appears on the scene.
Wednesday, May 28th, 2003
14: Chain Reaction
When Jodi receives a chain letter, she tears it up and throws it away, and then misfortune strikes Drover's. Has she unleashed a curse?
Wednesday, June 4th, 2003
15: The Awful Truth
Nick and Alex must face the awful truth of their father's new girlfriend whilst they argue over Harry's proposal for a stock route through Drover's Run
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2003
16: Seeing the Light
Min Min lights are seen by Claire and Tess over Drover's. Tess is determined to believe they are a good omen, but Claire, restless and uneasy in the last stages of pregnancy, insists they're natural phenomena but trouble awaits.
Wednesday, July 30th, 2003
17: A Slight Interruption
It's been a week since Baby McLeod was born, but she remains nameless. Claire isn't too worried - she'll know the right name when she thinks of it. But she is suffering a bad case of cabin fever as she struggles to balance running Drover's with motherhood.
Wednesday, August 6th, 2003
18: Old Beginnings
Claire is having a naming ceremony for Charlotte Prudence McLeod with her friends and family when Peter arrives. Claire has written to him after the birth, telling him he is a father. Peter is justifiably angry. Not only did Claire and Alex lie to him as to who was the father, but Claire did not advise him until after the birth. Without Claire's knowledge Becky and Jodi leave the sheep on Harry Ryan's property for the night. But during the night they are sheared and the is wool stolen. Becky and Jodi investigate only to find that it's Craig who owes money from gambling.
Wednesday, August 13th, 2003
19: Where There's Smoke
Meg is dedicating herself to her studies in order to prove herself at TAFE, and is thoroughly immersed in â€˜Pride and Prejudice'. The misjudgements and misunderstandings of character that drive that classic echo through everyone's dealings at Drovers Run. Jodi is determined to succeed at the CFS training weekend despite feeling that Nick is not doing anything to help her. Her original enthusiasm is slowly destroyed as she is put through her paces and exhaustion sets in. A flirtation with another trainee, Toby, turns to animosity when she realises he does not want to be teamed up with a girl. She begins to feel that Nick is unfairly picking on her and pushing her to fail. Overnight she confides these feelings in Becky and Tess. Tess is quick to jump to Nick's defence much to Dave's bemusement. Becky gives a pep talk encouraging enough to propel her back to the second day of training determined to succeed.
Wednesday, August 20th, 2003
20: Perfect Match
Becky and Jake go into Stud partnership with Claire but when things don't go as planned, whose side will Becky take? And, there's a speed dating session at Drovers, who will find love?
Wednesday, August 27th, 2003
21: Let the Best Man Win
Alex and Nick fight over a gorgeous stanger named Elly and the competition heats up as they both try to win her over. And should Meg be having such a good time while Terry is away?
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2003
22: Majority Rules
A quarantine on Drovers leads Claire to a new career, meanwhile Sandra is making a nuisance of herself. Also, Jodi accepts a date with Toby, but whom does she really have her eye on?
Wednesday, September 10th, 2003
23: The Ties That Bind
When Claire and Alex hit the big smoke, a long lost father is found, and a hidden passion is finally ignited.
Wednesday, September 17th, 2003
24: One Step at a Time
With Claire and Alex still in Melbourne with Charlotte, enjoying their new found love, Tess tries to deal with a pressing health matter alone.
Wednesday, September 24th, 2003
25: Time Frames
Has Sandra overstepped the mark with Harry? Tess's biopsy brings unexpected consequences. And, who's Jodi's secret admirer?
Wednesday, October 1st, 2003
26: Body Language (aka The Bottom Line)
The Young Farmer of the Year contest comes to Drovers Run, bringing difficult choices for both Claire and Becky about the men they love. Drovers Run hosts the Regional Young Farmer of the Year Award, and Becky is surprised to learn that Jake has entered. He tells her he's going to win her back. They compete neck and neck and slowly Becky is won over by his persistence and charm and the old spark between them returns. When Jake asks her to come and live with him on the property he's leased, Becky is truly torn between the man she loves and Drovers Run...
Wednesday, October 8th, 2003
27: To Catch a Thief
Tess's upcoming operation has thoughts of mortality creeping in so she begins to write a letter to Charlotte so that her niece can know her should Tess no longer be around. Claire reminiscences when an old friend turns up unexpectedly.
Wednesday, October 15th, 2003
28: My Noon, My Midnight
Tragedy befalls Drover's Run, in the wake of celebration, as the lives of all connected with Drover's are turned upside down.
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2003
29: The Long Goodbye
Claire's death has everyone is dealing with it in their own way. Tess tries to keep her emotions in check, unable to deal with her grief and burdened by survivor's guilt. A surprise visitor at Drovers Run helps Tess when she needs it most.
Wednesday, October 29th, 2003
Tess and Stevie continue to clash this week, and all the competitive ill-fellings come to the surface when a private investigator turns up at Drover's Run. Tess accepts Stevie's explanations at first (something about witnessing a rodeo accident up north), but gets suspicious again when Stevie is caught packing her bags. Still refusing to reveal the truth, she offers her resignation and Tess accepts with more than a little relief. As Stevie loads up her car, Jodi, Meg and Tess discover little Charlotte has been bitten by a redback spider. Fearing for Charlotte's life, Tess accepts a ride from Stevie to the hospital, but it turns out to be far from a straightforward trip. With the private investigator in hot pursuit, things get worse when Charlotte has a heat-induced fit. It looks like they are not going to make it to the hospital in time so Stevie steals a plane to speed the trip up. Charlotte's young life is in the balance and Tess is terrified that she is going to lose the one link sh
Wednesday, February 11th, 2004
1: Out of the Ashes
Six months after Claire's death, Tess has thrown herself into work and decides to reinstate the horse breeding and training programme at Drovers. A stolen horse, a raging bushfire, and Stevie defying orders push Tess to the limit, resulting in her breakdown.
Wednesday, February 18th, 2004
2: Double Dealing
Tess is disconcerted to learn Stevie can 'read' her so well whilst playing poker. Stevie explains the theory of 'tells' â€“ signs that give away what a person is really thinking. Stevie finds herself set up as prime suspect for 'borrowing' Sandra's bull, Crusher, after agreeing to transport him for Sandra and settle the outstanding debt between them. When Crusher turns up in a Drovers paddock, apparently ready to service cows on heat, the finger of suspicion is immediately pointed at Stevie. Tess, unaware of Stevie's 'deal' with Sandra and knowing Stevie's history of 'borrowing' other people's possessions, reluctantly thinks the worst. Hoping to avoid police involvement, she agrees to sign over half the calves resulting from the serviced cattle to Sandra. Outraged, Stevie does her own sleuthing on Sandra's property and learns Crusher broke his penis several days ago. There's no way he could have sired any offspring and she and Tess realise they've been had.
Wednesday, February 25th, 2004
3: Jack of all Shades
Tess' world is turned upside down by the arrival of a man claiming to be Jack McLeod's long lost son.
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2004
4: Day of Reckoning
Sandra has a surprising solution when Alex and Nick face a heart wrenching decision, while Tess tackles her own problems with a charging bull and a gate.
Wednesday, March 10th, 2004
5: Great Expectations
Stevie uncovers a dying man's secret, and some secrets of her own are ready to rock Drovers Run.
Wednesday, March 17th, 2004
6: Game of Chance
When Tess's fantasy world collides with reality, she finds herself pulled in two different directions, and must decide between the two men who love her.
Wednesday, March 24th, 2004
7: When Sparks Fly
Tess and Nick try to put their faltering relationship back on track, but there is an explosion that neither sees coming.
Wednesday, March 31st, 2004
8: Show of Love
Alex is taken by surprise when his first love, Tracey Morrison, arrives at Killarney. She's come a long way since their days together on the rodeo circuit - she's now the manager of a highly successful and huge scale 'wild west' rodeo style show, and she's allegedly in town to scout for new talent. Stevie's not at all impressed by the arrival of her former mate, describing Tracey as "Alex's worst nightmare". She recalls her own hurt when Tracey dumped her at a time when she really needed a friend. She also vividly remembers having to scrape up the pieces after Tracey dumped Alex ten years ago. For Stevie, the arrival stirs feelings of discontent as she can't help but compare her life to Tracey's, and feel very inadequate in comparison.
Wednesday, April 14th, 2004
9: Father's Day
Tess has a fight on her hands when Peter claims custody of Charlotte. Alex enlists the help of his barrister father, Bryce.
Wednesday, April 21st, 2004
10: Flesh and Blood
An old well on Drovers Run holds a forgotten secret for Tess, leading her to a devastating decision about the future. Nick and Alex receive some surprising news.
Wednesday, April 28th, 2004
11: Fool For Love
Stevie's ex husband arrives at Drovers with some surprising news - their divorce never went through, he's here to win her back.
Wednesday, May 5th, 2004
12: Make or Break
Tess trusts the wrong stranger and has to rescue Jodi from a dangerous situation.
Wednesday, May 12th, 2004
13: Second Chance
Drastic changes are about to happen when Meg's sister, Celia, pays a visit and Meg takes a long hard look at her future.
Wednesday, May 19th, 2004
14: Call Me Kate
Jodi battles with what seems like the biggest decision of her life after Kate Manfredi marches into Drovers Run, while Sandra's pregnancy causes more sorrow than joy.
Wednesday, July 14th, 2004
15: Desperate and Dateless
The girls hit the road, decked out in their finest for a big night at the B & S ball, but Stevie has a secret agenda that the others are about to uncover.
Wednesday, July 21st, 2004
16: Magnetic Attraction
When Stevie's daughter Rose arrives unannounced, life at Drovers is thrown into turmoil for everyone - and Stevie is faced with revealing the biggest secret of her life.
Wednesday, July 28th, 2004
17: Every Breath You Take
An innocent flirtation turns into something more dangerous for Kate as Stevie and Alex finally realise their dream of starting a rodeo school.
Wednesday, August 4th, 2004
18: My Brother's Keeper
Stevie falls for the charismatic Kane, while Alex's growing friendship with him creates estrangement between the Ryan brothers.
Wednesday, August 11th, 2004
19: Saturn Returns
Tess's birthday forces her to take a long, hard look at herself, but she "sees" more than she bargained for and unwittingly creates some midsummer night's madness.
Wednesday, September 1st, 2004
20: Friendly Fire
Alex and Stevie's friendship is put to the test when Kane comes between them.
Wednesday, September 8th, 2004
21: Secrets and Lies
Tess's plans to propose to Nick go haywire when Dave makes a discovery that threatens to derail the proposal permanently.
Wednesday, September 15th, 2004
22: For Love or Money
When Stevie's unwelcome visit from her past catches up with her, she decides to run again, ultimately making a decision that will change her future and the future of others - and this time she asks Kane to come with her. But will a dark secret Kane is keeping change everything? Meanwhile, just what are Harry's plans for Tess and Drover's following her engagement to Nick? With Tess and Nick making it official Harry sees this as his way in for Drovers.
Wednesday, September 22nd, 2004
23: Dangerous Waters
As marriage looms for Tess and Nick, Tess finds herself in over her head.
Wednesday, September 29th, 2004
24: Where There's Fire
Forever unlucky in love, Jodi Fountain finally looked set for some happiness with newcomer Luke Morgan. But just as the romance is blossoming, Jodi's new position in the Country Fire Service is compromised, when suspicion falls on Luke over a series of arson attacks. And while she initially leaps to his defence, eventually even Jodi finds herself suspecting Luke. Elsewhere, newly engaged pair Tess and Nick sit for a pre-marriage compatibility test and achieve a 100 per cent score.
Wednesday, October 6th, 2004
25: Trembling on the Brink
An earth tremor makes Tess worried about the omens for her wedding to Nick, but when the earth moves for Stevie and Alex, they try and pretend that nothing happened.
Wednesday, October 13th, 2004
26: This Moment Forward
Nick and Tess approach the altar at last, but there's family heartache to endure before any glimpse of a gold ring and a future together.
Wednesday, October 20th, 2004
27: Something to Prove
Both Kate and Stevie let pride take over trying to prove themselves in preparation for Tess and Nick's return from their honeymoon. A move within the homestead at Drover's, courtesy of Stevie, provides Alex with healing as a long held weight is lifted.
Wednesday, October 27th, 2004
28: My House is Your House
The Drovers girls have a tough time adjusting to Nick as the new 'Man of the House', and when Dave makes a career-threatening mistake, love, loyalty and family ties are called into question.
Wednesday, November 3rd, 2004
29: A McLeod Daughter
Past passions are whispering around the halls of Drovers Run as Tess's cousin Jasmine arrives with her father's ashes and a few other skeletons besides.
Wednesday, November 10th, 2004
30: The Things We Do For Love
Alex helps Jasmine McLeod overcome her fear of riding and in the process finds himself falling in love with her; Meanwhile Tess decides she wants to start a family but how will Nick cope when Charlotte comes to stay.
Wednesday, November 17th, 2004
31: Love Interrupted
Nick and Tess discover the honeymoon is well and truely over when Nick's ex-girlfriend, Sally Clements, returns with a revelation that might threaten the newlywed Nick and Tess's happiness. Stevie is also shocked to discover who her secret admirer is...will she be able to resist his charms?
Wednesday, November 24th, 2004
32: Twice Bitten
Tensions are rife with Kane now living in the cottage with Stevie and Sally staying in the big house with Nick and Tess. Stevie struggles to trust Kane when it appears as though he might be reverting to old ways. Tess struggles with the revelation of Nick's impending fatherhood, which is compounded by the family's reaction to the new arrival.
Wednesday, February 9th, 2005
1: No Man's Land
Sally and Harrison now living at Wilgul threatens Tess's marriage; she escapes on an overnight muster only to be faced with a life and death situation she herself causes. During the muster, the girls of Drovers Run find a novel way to pass the time. They ask each other whom, out of each of them, they would date if they were a guy. However, Stevie is far from impressed when no one nominates her - with Kate and Jodi employing a strange way to make their boss feel better! Meanwhile, Alex and Dave are concerned about Harry's state of mind since Sandra left.
Wednesday, February 16th, 2005
2: Little White Lies
The women of Drovers take on the big boys of the sheep industry at the annual Wool Expo. As Nick's web of lies about Sally and the baby come undone Tess makes her feelings clear leaving him no choice but to leave Drover's Run and his wife behind.
Wednesday, February 23rd, 2005
3: Rules of Disengagement
Meg heads home early from the city in the hope she can be of some comfort to Tess during her time out with Nick. But Meg has little success trying to get Tess to open up and talk about her problems. On her return to Drover's Meg is shocked to learn of Jodi's new found enthusiasm for drag racing and unimpressed when she learns Terry appears to have done little to dissuade her. Luke gambles his and Jodi's holiday money in a bet on the drag race and when he is injured, she is forced to drive in his place. Will Meg's worries be justified?
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2005
4: Once Were Heroes
The passionate, stubborn side of Dave is exposed when he stumbles across an injured horse and believes he has found a descendent, a Waler, of the first settlement horses. Jodi is torn between her job and preventing Luke from taking dangerous risks and ruining his future. Meg and Terry realise they've been too busy embracing change to give their old relationship time. Sally ends up in hospital with a blood clot on the lungs.
Wednesday, March 9th, 2005
5: Return of the Black Queen
Harry is secretly thrilled when he hears Sandra is back in town, however their initial meeting doesn't go well with neither capable of confessing their love to each other. Even though Harry seeks advice from Tess, and Sandra from Nick, it's openly a war of the roses, and Sandra's last-ditch attempt to get a response from Harry backfires. Kate tries to convince Stevie to reinstate Jodi, whom she fired the previous week. Stevie won't budge unless Jodi admits she's wrong, and Jodi won't return unless Stevie asks her. Nick learns what it's like to be a single father, juggling bottles, nappies, baby, and work. With some loving advice from Tess, he accepts the chaos and learns to enjoy time with his son.
Wednesday, March 16th, 2005
6: Do You Read Me...?
Incapacitated by an injured foot, a bored Stevie has become addicted to the two-way radio. What was supposed to be a way of her keeping in touch around the farm has become an opened Pandora's Box. Kate is feeling lonely and overworked at Drovers when a fence job on the Drovers/Killarney border sees her having to work with Sandra. She so impresses Sandra that it leads to a job offer: Come and run Kinsella's for her. It's Kate's dream come true but before she accepts she needs to know if Jodi is planning to return to Drover's. Then the worst part â€“ telling Tess. Drag racing and umemployment continue to bring Jodi all kinds of problems while Tess and Nick are still dealing with relationship issues of their own. Living apart may seem like the logical solution but it isn't solving any problems between the two of them and sending all the wrong messages to single women in the district!
Wednesday, April 6th, 2005
7: Taking Care of Business
The women of Drovers run are no longer a team of four. Kate, after being head hunted by Sandra, is working as overseer at Kinsella's. Jodi, after being fired by Stevie, has gone into business for herself, selling cosmetics, party plan. Tess and Stevie are managing alone, but only just. Another Sandra double cross sees the division between Kate and the other women widen even more - has Drover's lost Kate for good?? Dave steps up in an effort to get Nick and Tess reunited and Meg sets about saving a 100 year old tree and in the process learns more about her daughter's boyfriend, Luke.
Wednesday, April 13th, 2005
8: Old Flames
Looking forward to a high-school hiking-club reunion, Kate is in for a shock when her first love, Daniel Ponter, turns up. Meanwhile, the reunion also stirs up some difficult feelings for Kate's friend, Jodi. She can't help but feel threatened when she comes face-to-face with her old school rival, the gorgeous Natalie. To make matters worse, Natalie's now a top PR agent engaged to a property millionaire. For Tess and Nick, the arrival of Sally to take Harrison home brings mixed feelings
Wednesday, April 20th, 2005
9: Body Blows
After a brush with death and a shocking revelation about his health Harry reconsiders his plans for Killarney forcing Nick and Tess to carefully consider their own future. Alex has an ulterior motive offering Jodi a job parading his new bull while Meg's political career hits an unexpected snag.
Wednesday, April 27th, 2005
10: Sins of the Father
The effects of Harry's illness are felt by both Nick and Alex, and although Alex's problems can be solved, Nick's can't be, causing distress for him and Tess.
Wednesday, May 4th, 2005
11: Boy Made Good
When a long lost lover re-enters Stevie's life, she mistakenly believes that for once, her choice in men was a good one.
Wednesday, May 11th, 2005
12: The Pearl
The women of Drovers are nearly torn apart as Jodi tries to save Luke from himself.
Wednesday, May 18th, 2005
13: The Prodigal Daughter
Tess's other cousin, Regan, visits Drovers Run and causes a few problems, but Stevie must rely on Regan's help to escape a life-threatening farm accident. Meanwhile, Kate enlists Alex's help to get Jodi's mind off of Luke's imprisonment; Dave is attracted to Regan and begins a flirtation with her.
Wednesday, May 25th, 2005
14: Love and Obsession
As Dave and Regan fall for each other, Kate realizes Regan has a secret she'll do anything to protect. Meanwhile, Stevie tries to impress Tess by re-capturing her horse Phoenix, but Stevie is less-than-impressed when Tess gives the horse to Regan; Tess worries about Nick when she finds him sleepwalking.
Wednesday, July 27th, 2005
15: One Long, Long Day
Dave, Regan & Tess go on an afternoon picnic when Nick heads into town for a meeting, that ends up becoming a job offer. Meanwhile, Stevie takes care of Charlotte for the afternoon, but when the child goes missing, she turns Drovers upside down to find her; Jodi gives Kate a facial with disastrous results.
Wednesday, August 3rd, 2005
16: Down to Earth
As Nick and Tess prepare to leave Drovers Run for their trip to Argentina, Tess & Stevie are blindsided by Regan's announcement that she plans to dig up the land in search of gold. Meanwhile, a tall, dark & handsome stranger catches Jodi's eye, and he turns out to be the new overseer at Killarney; Kate takes more of Jodi's advice and attempts to make Dave jealous.
Wednesday, August 10th, 2005
17: Heart of Gold
When Regan brings in equipment to further mine, the women of Drovers put up a fight and vow to stop her, in a legal way or not. Meanwhile, Rob clashes with Sandra over farm equipment; Dave finds that his involvement with Regan is not making him any friends.
Wednesday, August 17th, 2005
18: Taking Flight
Stevie clashes with Rob over their mobs of sheep and the ways of the land. Meanwhile, it's Harry's birthday and he's feeling despressed; Alex drives Sandra to Fisher for an appointment; Kate tries to avoid Dave during a birdcall competition, but he makes it difficult.
Wednesday, August 24th, 2005
19: Make Believe
Kate's grandmother comes for a visit and Kate is in hot water when she's caught in a web of her own lies: she's engaged to Dave and she runs Drovers Run. Meanwhile, Jodi throws a murder mystery party and tries to avoid her growing interest in the mysterious Rob.
Wednesday, August 31st, 2005
20: Heaven and Earth
Stevie tries to save a life as a dust storm sweeps across Drovers Run. Meanwhile, Harry buys the truck stop and appoints Moira as manager, leaving Terry as a lowly mechanic.
Wednesday, September 7th, 2005
Alex is overcome by toxic fumes while cleaning an old water tank. Meanwhile Jodi gives Meg advice about how to fix her relationship with Terry; Stevie discovers that Meg is hiding something concerning Jodi's birth.
Wednesday, September 14th, 2005
22: If You Build It...
Stevie locks horns with Sandra, but then later helps her through a crisis. Meanwhile, Jodi suspects Rob is gay; Alex spends the day with Charlotte and learns some surprising information about Rob.
Wednesday, September 21st, 2005
23: Out of Time
Stevie has to decide whether or not to tell her daughter Rose who her real mother is, when Rose and Stevie's sister Michelle arrive for a visit. Meanwhile, Rob learns that Jodi thinks he's gay and decides to have a little fun with her.
Wednesday, September 28th, 2005
24: Betwixt and Between
Rose begins a quest for answers, when she devles into Stevie's past. Meanwhile, Jodi is forced to spend the day with Rob transporting cattle; Kate, Meg and Dave have to bring in the cattle when they get loose.
Wednesday, October 12th, 2005
25: Truth or Dare
Dave's brother drops in, literally, for a visit and ensnares Kate's heart. Meanwhile, Stevie and Alex hunt a predator that is stalking the animals on Drovers Run and Killarney; Jodi contemplates changing her name.
Wednesday, October 19th, 2005
26: The King and I
Jodi's world is turned topsy-turvy when she receives a birthday gift from the deceased, Jack McLeod. Meanwhile, Dave begins training a new veterinary student.
Wednesday, October 26th, 2005
Dave is threatened with a sexual harrassment lawsuit from his former student. Meanwhile, after confronting Meg about Jack's gift to her, Jodi realizes her whole life has been a lie, and struggles with her identity while spending time with Rob.
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005
28: Stranger Than Fiction
Jodi learns that her mother's novel is based on real life as it details the mystery surrounding her birth. Meanwhile, Harry clashes with Alex over a deal.
Sunday, November 6th, 2005
31: Body and Soul
Alex goes on a journey to grieve over Nick, while Harry believes keeping his grandson close to him is the most important thing in the world right now. Meanwhile, Tess receives a letter Nick wrote to her before he died; Kate cares for baby chicks that Dave brought her.
Wednesday, November 9th, 2005
29: Twelve and a Half Hours Behind
When Tess returns home to Drovers, with news that she's pregnant, but her joy is soon turned to grief when Nick's plane crashes and he is presumed dead. Meanwhile, Jodi attempts to verify that she is Jack McLeod's daughter, but first must find some of his DNA.
Wednesday, November 16th, 2005
While putting off her grief and planning a celebration of Nick's life on their 1 year anniversary, Tess anticipates seeing Nick's ghost, as she did Claire's. Meanwhile, Stevie is torn when Drovers is offered a promising research project and helping Tess & Alex grieve; Sandra worries about Harry.
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005
32: New Beginnings
Stevie realizes she's in love with Alex, but can't bring herself to tell him. Meanwhile, Harry continues to push for his grandson to live near him, despite objections by Sandra; Jodi gets the results of her DNA test; Tess has a strange recurring dream about Nick.
Wednesday, February 15th, 2006
1: Lost and Found
Alex is missing but soon returns with his new fiancée, Fiona and unknowingly breaks Stevie's heart. Meanwhile, Tess learns that Nick's remains have been found; Jodi finally reveals to Tess that they are sisters, but things don't go as she had hoped.
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006
2: Truth Hurts
Alex and Fiona's engagement is publicly announced thanks to a meddling Harry. Meanwhile, a jealous Stevie, prompted by Dave, looks into Fiona's past; Tess asks Jodi to move into the main house but this leaves Kate out in the cold.
Wednesday, March 1st, 2006
3: Kiss of Death
Stevie's one night stand leads to revenge that endangers all of Drovers. Meanwhile, when Jodi learns Rob’s secret they are brought closer together; Terry discovers Moira is living at the truck stop.
Wednesday, March 8th, 2006
4: Luck Be A Lady
With their organic meat status lost and no prospects for new buyers the women of Drovers struggle to keep the bank from taking the farm. Meanwhile, in an effort to help, Stevie gambles away Drover money; Sandra takes advantage of the weak Drover's Run by messing up Tess's deal with a buyer.
Wednesday, March 29th, 2006
5: The Real McLeod
After a pregnancy scare, Tess offers Jodi half her share of Drovers. Meanwhile, Jodi fights for the respect of the local farmers; Harry begins receiving death threats; Leo returns to town to make an offer to Stevie.
Wednesday, April 5th, 2006
6: The Calling
After many confusing dreams and visions Tess begins to suspect Nick is really alive. Meanwhile, Kate thinks she may have skin cancer; Moira questions her psychic abilities.
Wednesday, April 26th, 2006
7: What Lies Beneath
Nick returns home but is troubled by flashbacks of Argentina and his mugging. Meanwhile, Kate goes to see a cancer specialist in the city, and is followed by Jodi, along the way Jodi must face her own problems when she runs into her mother.
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006
8: Where The Heart Is
Tess learns that Nick wants to return to Argentina but must decide if she's really ready to leave Drovers. Meanwhile, a brumby stallion lures Phoenix back to the wild; Jodi discovers that a journalist seeking a story on Nick is actually after Rob.
Wednesday, May 10th, 2006
9: Deliver Us From Evil
Jodi risks her own life in an attempt to save Rob from the hitman that is hunting him. Meanwhile, Dave's brother Patrick returns, with a truckload of goats; Meg proposes to Terry.
Wednesday, May 17th, 2006
10: The Big Commitment
When Patrick is blinded in an accident, he must rely on Kate for help. Meanwhile, Jodi arranges a surprise wedding for Meg & Terry; Stevie and Fiona take on a horse dealer and learn respect for each other.
Wednesday, May 31st, 2006
11: Bite the Bullett
When Regan returns to Drovers, she reveals a shocking secret. Meanwhile, when Fiona learns she is infertile, she decides not to tell Alex; Stevie decides Jodi must take her place and responsibility as a part owner of Drovers Run.
Wednesday, June 7th, 2006
12: Second Best
When Alex asks Stevie to be his best man, Stevie inadvertently ends up as Fiona's bridesmaid instead. Meanwhile, Kate and Moira find common ground when they team up for a radio trivia quiz; Harry receives another death threat; Regan tries to atone for her past.
Wednesday, June 14th, 2006
13: The Trouble With Harry Ryan
Jodi thinks she has killed Harry Ryan in a car accident and is facing a charge of manslaughter. Meanwhile, a Japanese trade delegation visits Drovers and Stevie helps the delegate's wife reconcile with her husband; Alex attempts to come to terms with his grief but Fiona is hurt when he turns to Stevie instead.
Wednesday, June 21st, 2006
14: The Legend of Harry Ryan
After Harry's death, Alex learns the true story about Harry's life. Meanwhile, Stevie admits to Alex that the argued with Harry the morning he died; Kate & Regan are forced to work together when they must deal with a lead poisoning mystery.
Wednesday, July 12th, 2006
15: Second Chances
Kevin Fountain returns to Drovers wanting to include his daughter Jodi back into his life, but Jodi soon learns it may only be her money he wants. Meanwhile, the girls race against the clock to shear 500 sheep before morning; Fiona's mother visits Killarney and Fiona feels more threatened by Alex spending time with the Drovers women.
Wednesday, July 19th, 2006
16: Secrets and Lies
The day before the big wedding has arrived and Stevie makes a shocking discovery - Fiona has been lying to Alex about being pregnant. Meanwhile, Kate and Jodi also have a secret of their own involving Fiona's wedding dress; Kate agrees to go with Patrick to the wedding but wonders if he's not the man for her; Dave asks Regan to help him learn to dance.
Wednesday, July 26th, 2006
17: The Life of Riley
After a group of brumbies are found shot dead, the girls of Drovers suspect a handsome stranger named Riley. Meanwhile, Sandra moves back into Killarney in hopes of carrying out Harry's legacy; Moira and Regan go into a fuel carting business together; Kate decides to find her inner daredevil to impress Patrick.
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006
18: Wild Horses
Stevie clashes with Riley over horse training techniques when they must have a horse ready for sale in one day's time. Meanwhile, Regan buys a quad bike to use on Drovers instead of a horse; Sandra and Fiona realize they're at a stalemate when they both reveal damaging information on the other; Kate tries to help Patrick study for a test that will certify him to drive Moira's gas truck.
Wednesday, August 9th, 2006
19: The Great Temptation
Moira's husband returns to Gungellan saying he wants her back. Meanwhile, Regan discovers that a paratyphoid outbreak on Drovers is due to Sandra; Jodi learns a lesson about family ties.
Wednesday, August 16th, 2006
20: Suspicious Minds
Kate begins to question whether Stevie was responsible for Harry Ryan's death. Meanwhile, Riley learns a local trainer abuses his horses; Kate & Patrick's night of passion is interrupted when Kate is distracted by the evidence against Stevie.
Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006
21: Days of Reckoning
Kate realizes she was wrong to go to the police about Stevie. Meanwhile, Alex when returns to Killarney, Fiona fakes a miscarriage; Jodi pulls Drovers out of the Gungellan Fresh cooperative when the town turns against Stevie.
Wednesday, September 20th, 2006
22: Scratch the Surface
Stevie loses control when Leo returns to the district, just as she's trying to prove he murdered Harry Ryan. Meanwhile, Alex discovers Fiona lied about the pregnancy when he overhears her and Sandra; later when confronted, Fiona confesses to Alex the whole truth in an effort to get him to kick Sandra out of Killarney for good.
Wednesday, September 27th, 2006
23: For Better or Worse
Thanks to a poor decision by Moira, Drovers Run suffers a dangerous petrol spill. Meanwhile, with his marriage on shaky ground Alex finds himself almost kissing Stevie; Jodi must make a farm decision based on the possibility that Stevie may go to jail, causing tension amongst the girls.
Wednesday, October 4th, 2006
24: The Eleventh Hour
Steve tries to tie up loose ends at Drovers before her trial begins. Meanwhile, Fiona joins the CFS in an attempt to show Alex how she can integrate herself into the town; when Alex and Riley are away from Killarney the doors all over the property are left open.
Wednesday, October 11th, 2006
25: Old Wrongs
Stevie's daughter Rose arrives for a month-long visit but mother & daughter don't see eye to eye about their relationship. Meanwhile, Stevie can't stop thinking about her encounter with Alex; Jodi clashes with the organizer for Gungellan's 150th anniversary celebration.
Wednesday, October 18th, 2006
26: Handle With Care
Rose secretly begins seeing Leo, unaware of Leo and Stevie's history together. Meanwhile Riley, Alex, Jodi and Kate take cattle along the stock route overnight; after Patrick discovers a ring box in Dave's car, Jodi and Kate warn Regan a proposal is imminent and Regan tries to decide how she feels about that.
Wednesday, October 25th, 2006
27: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
After excitedly preparing for dinner with Rose's mystery man, Stevie is horrified to discover that Rose's date is Leo. Meanwhile, Kate wants to apply for the Young Farmer of the Year award but is crushed when she learns that Jodi has entered as well, since Kate has never beaten Jodi at anything; Dave reaches out to Regan, as she begins pulling away from him.
Wednesday, November 1st, 2006
28: One Perfect Day
After Jodi introduces Boer goats onto Drovers and tries to associate them with Gungellan Fresh, Phil Rakich interferes and bad mouths them. Meanwhile, Riley gets his revenge when he overhears what Phil has been saying and it backfires; Dave & Regan attempt to make an important decision about their relationship; Stevie spends one last day with Rose before she leaves for home.
Wednesday, November 8th, 2006
29: Winners and Losers
After Alex returns from the city, Stevie worries that he's changed his mind about them. Meanwhile, Jodi and Patrick fight over who knows Kate the best; Kate and Dave work together when the Boer goats refuse to drink.
Wednesday, November 15th, 2006
30: Damage Control
During a storm, Jodi has a nightmare about Rob and fleeing from the hitman. Meanwhile, Fiona gets released from the hospital and the newly-separated couple endure a tense return to Killarney; Riley needs Jodi's help searching for a brumby; Stevie learns why Alex missed their meeting.
Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006
After being offered a two-year research job in Africa, Dave tries to pretend he isn't interested. Meanwhile, Kate & Patrick hit a bumpy patch in their relationship; Stevie declares war on Alex; a newly-divorced Moira finds herself the object of Phil Rakich's affection.
Wednesday, November 29th, 2006
32: Twenty Questions
After learning of Dave's plan to move to Africa, Kate realizes she still has feelings for him. Meanwhile, Fiona shows up at Killarney claiming half of the furniture; Riley wants to join the CFS but Jodi suspects it's really a ploy to be near her.
Wednesday, February 7th, 2007
1: Second Chances
Jodi is happy until her conflicted feelings for returned Rob (now going by his real name of Matt) and Riley rise to the surface. Meanwhile, Tayler is still at Drovers and getting into more trouble and Regan tries her best to reach out to her. Stevie finds that her her relationship with Alex may be changing for the better.
Wednesday, February 14th, 2007
2: All The Wrong Places
A charming, good-looking man named Marcus Turner arrives at Drovers and falls for Stevie. Meanwhile, Kate's romantic exit has upset Jodi; Tayler tries to prove herself to the Drovers' girls by volunteering to do a branding job.
Wednesday, February 21st, 2007
3: Digging Up The Past
When a sale falls through, Matt, who is now working for Jim Selkirk, arranges for him to buy them. Meanwhile, when bringing the sheep in Jodi discovers an angry rash has developed on her wrists and ankles. Tayler worries when Regan doesn't return on time but has her hands full caring for an injured possum with Patrick.
Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
4: Thicker Than Water
Things turn even more ugly between Marcus and Alex, when Marcus calls Nick in Argentina about business. Meanwhile, Riley's father, whom he hasn't seen in a very long time, visits Drovers Run; Tayler is happy to see that the possum she has in her care is getting better.
Wednesday, March 7th, 2007
5: Reaching Out
Jodi is overcome by the mystery of Emma McLeod and the identity of her secret lover. Meanwhile, Alex is angry with Marcus for not revealing the truth sooner; Tayler finds herself in hot water with Stevie when she tries to do some extra work with the brumbies.
Wednesday, March 14th, 2007
6: Returned Favour
Jodi has her hands full with a major decision when both Riley and Matt declare their love for her. Meanwhile, Stevie may risk losing Alex when helps out Marcus with a cattle deal; Jodi spends the night in the national park with Matt, when her horse is bitten by a snake.
Wednesday, March 21st, 2007
7: Of Hearts and Hunters
Jodi is forced to make a terrifying decision after Matt learns he is going back into witness protection. Meanwhile, Marcus and Alex compete for Stevie; Kate returns to Drovers Run for a funeral.
Wednesday, April 11th, 2007
8: Climb Every Mountain
Meg returns for Jodi's funeral with a shocking secret. Meanwhile, Kate investigates the murders of Jodi & Matt; Alex tries to prove how much he loves Stevie; Regan is surprised by what was left to her in Jodi's will.
Wednesday, April 18th, 2007
9: Sisters are Doing It For Themselves
After her sister Grace inherits a part share of Drovers Run, Regan attempts to reconcile with her wild sister. Meanwhile, disaster occurs after Riley is seduced by a sexy cowgirl; Kate attempts to prove her bizarre farming methods to Marcus.
Wednesday, April 25th, 2007
10: Rules of Engagement
When Alex gets ready to propose to Stevie, his plan goes horribly awry. Meanwhile, Kate & Riley get caught up in a game of theft and deception over stray cattle; Tayler humiliates herself when she tries to act upon her crush on Riley.
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007
Impulsive Grace takes the law into her own hands, after sheep rustlers steal Drovers' breeding stock. Meanwhile, Regan attempts to convince her sister to stay permanently; Kate throws herself into planning Stevie & Alex's wedding to distract herself from her own broken heart.
Wednesday, May 9th, 2007
12: Warts and All
Alex and Stevie are blackmailed into signing a pre-nuptial agreement, by Bryce. Meanwhile, Marcus buys a racehorse but soon finds himself in financial trouble; in an attempt to impress Moira, Phil buys the truckstop; Stevie takes steps to stop her from being only "Mrs. Alex Ryan".
Wednesday, May 16th, 2007
13: Conflicts of Interest
Grace asks Regan to choose between her family and her new lover. Meanwhile, the girls try to stop Drovers from becoming a toxic waste dump; Alex makes a desperate attempt to submit his marriage license application; when Phil's cost-cutting at the truck stop backfires, it causes Patrick to quit rather than sign a new workplace agreement.
Wednesday, May 30th, 2007
14: Flesh and Stone
In an attempt to stop the toxic dump plan from going ahead, Grace resorts to kidnapping a government official. Meanwhile, as she tries to fight to save Drovers, Regan's relationships with Grace & Lyle reach a crisis level; Phil suspects Riley is having an affair with Moira; Tayler & Patrick use guerrilla tactics to stop the toxic dump.
Wednesday, June 6th, 2007
15: All's Fair In Love and War
Stevie and Alex combine their bucks and hens party with a laser skirmish. Meanwhile, when Stevie's estranged mother visits, Rose attempts to force a reconciliation; the men of Killarney squabble over who will manage the property when Alex is away on his honeymoon; Kate returns from Africa when her relationship with Dave ends.
Wednesday, June 20th, 2007
16: Ever After
On Alex and Stevie's long-awaited wedding day, things will run smoothly if the groom is able to get out of jail. Meanwhile, Alex's sister Ashleigh attempts to ruin the wedding and take over Killarney; Stevie's wedding day may futher be ruined by Grace's stubborn pride and by Rose's pre-wedding makeover.
Wednesday, June 27th, 2007
17: Grace Under Fire
While clashing with rich new neighbor Heath Barrett, Grace becomes convinced she's cursed Drovers Run when bizarre plagues strike the farm. Meanwhile, while Alex is away on his honeymoon with Stevie, Ashleigh runs amok when she undermines Marcus' authority on Killarney and seduces Patrick, causing Tayler to discover she's jealous; when Phil profiteers from high petrol prices, Moira's love is tested.
Wednesday, July 11th, 2007
18: Gift Horse
While desperately trying to resist Heath, Grace questions her future on Drovers when she learns her best friend has died. Meanwhile, Patrick suffers a life-threatening reaction after being bitten by a lizard; Marcus and Heath clash over livestock; Moira sets herself up as a competitor with Phil's truck stop.
Wednesday, July 18th, 2007
19: Hot Water
Grace makes a deal with the devil when she accepts a secret loan from Ashleigh, after her bank loan is refused. Meanwhile, after Grace and Kate are taken hostage by a bankrupt farmer, Moira has a premonition that someone will get shot.
Wednesday, July 25th, 2007
20: Leaving the Nest
The lives of everyone on Drovers is forever changed when Stevie's daughter Rose suffers a tragic farm accident. Meanwhile, Grace is forced to take desperate measures to repay Ashleigh for her secret loan; Riley trains a new horse for Grace.
Wednesday, August 1st, 2007
21: Spark From Heaven
After Rose returns from the hospital in a wheelchair, she's involved in a freak car crash, but questions arise if it was really an accident. Meanwhile, Moira convinces the girls to do a naked rain dance; Tayler discovers Rose's secret; aA guardian angel visits Drovers to make the girls' dreams come true; Phil meets a ghost, and begins to understand Moira's psychic gifts.
Wednesday, August 8th, 2007
22: The Courage Within
While all the girls are investigating a mysterious explosion at a fuel dump, wheelchair-bound Rose becomes trapped at the homestead during a robbery attempt. Meanwhile, Marcus and Heath clash over Grace's drought-proofing plan; Grace is blackmailed into lying to the police by Ashleigh.
Wednesday, August 15th, 2007
23: Divided We Stand
Stevie leaves Drovers when Grace accuses her of disloyalty. Meanwhile, Kate falls for Mitch, an old army mate of Riley's; Riley rejects Ashleigh's advances; Tayler uncovers a secret about Ashleigh but tries to decide if Patrick should know or not.
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007
24: On The Prowl
After Riley discovers Mitch is trading in stolen Army weapons, a love-struck Kate hides Mitch from the police. Meanwhile, Tayler and Patrick steal the truckstop's safe in order to get the backpay Tayler is owed; Heath and Marcus come to blows over Grace; a dangerous beast is killing stock on Drovers.
Wednesday, August 29th, 2007
25: Fanning the Flames
Kate goes on the run with outlaw boyfriend Mitch. Meanwhile, Drovers and other local farms are victims of an arsonist and when Grace and Stevie investigate they discover a conspiracy to bankrupt local farmers; Moira has trouble shaking off a love-struck admirer.
Wednesday, September 5th, 2007
26: My Enemy My Friend
After they are involved in a serious car accident, Grace tries to save Ashleigh's life. Meanwhile, when a stud bull is murdered on Drovers Run, the girls are sure that someone is trying to bankrupt Drovers; Heath and Marcus compete over who can find and rescue Grace first.
Wednesday, September 12th, 2007
27: Knight In Shining Armour
Heath proposes to Grace, at the same time that Ashleigh forces Grace to sell her heritage. Meanwhile, when Patrick's heart is broken by Ashleigh, Tayler steps in to pick up the pieces.
Wednesday, September 19th, 2007
28: The Short Cut
As Grace questions her future with Heath after losing her engagement ring, she takes drastic action to nab a cattle thief. Meanwhile, the girls discover Ashleigh's plan to bankrupt Drovers.
Wednesday, September 26th, 2007
29: Seeing Is Believing
Tayler meets her long-lost mother under strange circumstances. Meanwhile, Stevie suspects she's pregnant; Kate thinks she's killed Ashleigh in a hit and run accident but can't find the body.
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007
30: Second Chances
Patrick plans a surprise party for Tayler's 18th birthday. Meanwhile, a mysterious stranger causes Grace to reconsider her relationship with Heath; Marcus is taught a lesson by the new female vet.
Wednesday, October 10th, 2007
31: Mixed Messages
Marcus thinks Heath is cheating on Grace. Meanwhile, after Heath surprises Grace with a gift, she stops questioning his love for her.
Wednesday, October 17th, 2007
32: Silent Night
On Christmas Eve, Alex returns home from Argentina to surprise Stevie. Meanwhile, tragedy strikes when Patrick, Tayler, Grace and Riley are all involved in a car accident at a flooded river.
Friday, June 27th, 2008
Kate is obsessed with proving that Riley survived the Christmas night car accident. Grace searches for the mysterious person who saved her life in the car accident. After his lucky escape from the car crash, Patrick feels invincible and risks his life to prove it. Ingrid is forced to reveal a dark secret — she is on the run from an abusive husband. The Drovers girls use old world technology to repair their windmill, which broke and fell during the recent flood.
Monday, June 30th, 2008
2: The Pitfalls of Love
Grace and Marcus are trapped at the bottom of an abandoned mine shaft meanwhile Kate helps Father Dan by caring for an elderly woman, who makes her life a misery. Tayler is nervous about taking her relationship to the next level and Phil goes to extreme lengths to woo back Moira.
Sunday, July 6th, 2008
3: Wild Ride
Stevie's wild-at-heart former rodeo mate Sharon visits Drovers and turns everyone's lives upside down. Marcus sacrifices his chances in a major horse endurance race to save Ingrid from an abusive rider. Kate is feeling increasingly dissatisfied with her life, and throws herself into her new role as overseer. But is this enough for her?
Sunday, July 13th, 2008
4: Nowhere to Hide
In episode 206 of McLeod's, Kate is raring to finish her pipe project when she comes across a young man broken down on the stock route.
Friday, October 10th, 2008
5: Stand By Me
Moira hears strange noises in the night as an intruder haunts Drovers. Meanwhile, Phil has troubles with the Truckstop.
Monday, October 13th, 2008
6: Close Enough to Touch
Alex returns from Argentina and his reunion with Stevie begins wonderfully, but soon turns ominious after Stevie has a tragedy-filled dream.
Tuesday, October 14th, 2008
7: Bringing Up Wombat
After the tragedy, Stevie decides to leave Drovers and move to Killarney. Meanwile, the girls at Drovers have started a baby name sweep for Wombat; Stevie begins implementing the breeding plan Alex and Nick were working on in Argentina; Grace tries to figure out what her feelings for Marcus are, after their kiss.
Wednesday, October 15th, 2008
8: Three Sisters
The McLeod sisters clash over Drovers' fate when Jaz returns.
Thursday, October 16th, 2008
The girls of Drovers band together with the local community in order to stop a massive dam being built upstream; Meanwhile, Jaz is blackmailed by a pro-dam farmer; Patrick's trial run as overseer at Killarney ends in disaster.
Friday, October 17th, 2008
10: Mother Love
When Tayler's mom shows up at Drovers, Tayler is forced to face her demons. Meanwhile, Stevie is concerned that her infant son has not smiled yet.
Monday, October 20th, 2008
11: Bright Lights, Big Trouble
Grace, Jaz, Marcus and Frank drives to the city to present their objections to a minister that is responsible for the Dam. Meanwhile back at Drovers Phil is trying to patch things up with Moira and brings her a very personal gift that catches her by surprise.
Tuesday, October 21st, 2008
12: Love and Let Die
Jaz is surprised to find out from Lily that her dad, Frank, is planning to propose to her, and Jaz needs to decide how to deal with the situation. Meanwhile, the minister working with the dam comes to visit and Frank lets his unstable side surface.
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008
13: A Dog's Life
To work as a team to rescue a kidnapped dog, Ben and Marcus are forced to get along.
Thursday, October 23rd, 2008
14: My Prince Will Come
Misha, Jaz's former boyfriend, shows up at Drovers with a major surprise. Meanwhile, Phil suggests to Moira that they go travelling and start a life of their own.
Friday, October 24th, 2008
15: Snogging Frogs
Tayler has a new study-buddy, Wolfgang, that Patrick doesn't approve of, causing Tayler to be angry with Patrick for not trusting her. Meanwhile, Moira tries to tell Phil that she is pregnant, but is afraid to disappoint him and ruin their life plans.
Monday, October 27th, 2008
16: The Merry Widow
Rumours run amok after the ball, as the town believes Steve is dating Marcus. Repurcussions occur when one man, Ted Franklin, causes some problems for Drovers and Tayler takes it upon herself to dig up gossip on him to bargain with.
Tuesday, October 28th, 2008
17: Show Pony
Jaz tries to train her horse Annie to become a working horse, but Annie is afraid of something and causes problems on the farm. With help from Ben, Jaz tries to figure out if Annie can stay at Drovers or whether she should show jump again.
Wednesday, October 29th, 2008
18: Every Move You Make
Ingrid's husband Paul is still investigating cattle theft in the area and this makes Ingrid very unconfortable. Meanwhile, Phil is trying to make Moira feel better and has a special evening planned for them. Tayler gets an F on an essay, while Patrick got an A+, she doesn't tell him and she doesn't know how to make the next essay better.
Thursday, October 30th, 2008
19: Into Thin Air
Ingrid is becoming more and more anxious about Paul's presence and it's affecting her work. Meanwhile, Marcus, Ben and the girls realize Paul's true side so they start making a plan to get rid of him for good.
Friday, October 31st, 2008
20: The Show Must Go On
Moira is preparing to play the leading girl in Phil's musical. During the rehearsals she finds out that Phil's son is getting married, but Phil isn't planning to attend the wedding, and she decides to interfere. Meanwhile, a new vet arrives in town and Stevie feels guilty for finding him attractive. Grace feels bad about what she said to Ingrid before she left.
Tuesday, November 4th, 2008
21: Into the Valley of the Shadow
Drovers has a lot of debt and they need to shear all their sheep in one day to get them to the sale in time. Grace and Marcus go to Fisher to pick up some shearing tools and he has a surprise for her, but Grace sees Ingrid and her guilty conscience comes back. Meanwhile, a fire at Drovers causes even bigger issues for the future.
Tuesday, November 4th, 2008
22: The Long Paddock
Grace finally finds someone willing to carry their cattle, but this involves a two day journey for the girls. Meanwhile, Stevie worries that she can't handle the farm without Alex. A love triangle blooms between Jaz, Ben and Ben's ex, Monique. Meanwhile, Grace decides to tell Marcus the truth about Ingrid.