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.
Thursday, March 21st, 2002
2: McLeod's Daughters - The Inside Story
The story behind the creation of McLeod's Daughters.
Friday, March 22nd, 2002
3: Interview with Posie Graeme-Evans, Creator & Executive Producer
Saturday, March 23rd, 2002
4: Interview with Andrew Blaxland, Production Executive
Sunday, March 24th, 2002
5: Interview with Karl Zwicky, Series Director
Wednesday, August 8th, 2001
1: Welcome Home
Spontaneous, audacious Tess meets reticent, stubborn Claire when the half sisters are reunited by their father Jack's recent death and an 'odd couple' situation is born.
Wednesday, August 15th, 2001
2: Ducks on the Pond
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?
A truck carrying sick sheep to Drovers Run breaks down, and the girls find themselves ding some unconventional modern-day droving to get them back. Tess and Claire find themselves in a toe-to-toe battle over who’s the boss.
Wednesday, September 19th, 2001
5: Taking the Reins
Tess’s confidence is shaken when she falls from her horse and then wonders if she truly belongs at Drovers, but she finds her seat when Claire makes her toughest decision since Jack’s death.
Wednesday, September 26th, 2001
6: Reality Bites
Claire is confronted when Tess finds evidence that Jack, their father loved her. Meg and Claire discovers more about Becky’s home life when Becky temporarily returns to the truck stop.
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 girl’s 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: Love of My Life
Claire and Tess save a neighbour from a burning shed, but all is not as it seems. His desperate act prompts Claire to work harder than ever to keep Drovers Run and Tess reveals why she’s frightened of true love.
Wednesday, November 21st, 2001
14: Dirty Pool
Theft is on everyone’s mind and the women on Drover’s Run have their own style of justice.
Wednesday, November 28th, 2001
15: If the Boot Fits...
When Claire attends a seminar she leaves Tess in charge of Drovers Run and on her return she discovers a lot more can happen in twenty four hours than she would ever have imagined or, at least, would have led Tess to believe.
Wednesday, December 5th, 2001
16: Playing to Win
Pushed by a neighbour’s untimely death Harry works too hard and is found trapped under a tractor. Fearing the end Harry continues to play one son off against the other and Tess learns a shocking secret from Liz.
Wednesday, February 13th, 2002
17: Girls Night Out
A celebratory night out almost ends in disaster when a plan to stop Brian’s misdeeds backfires.
Wednesday, February 20th, 2002
18: More Than One Way
When Claire falls and injures her knee it looks certain she will lose the horse-training contract to the boys at Killarney. Tess comes up with dirty tactics that have surprising consequences.
Wednesday, February 27th, 2002
19: The Italian Stallion
Love is in the air over Drovers Run, even in the equine world. But in their individual pursuits of true love, the women realise there will be many battles of the heart and land to be won.
Wednesday, March 6th, 2002
20: Lover Come Back
Tess is obsessed with her psychology theory and believes she can discover the real reason behind everybody’s behaviour.
Wednesday, March 13th, 2002
21: Friends Like These
When Tess’s friends from the city arrive unexpectedly, it becomes apparent that Tess’s previous life isn’t going to fade quietly away in the distance.
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 apart. 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
Meg is torn when she is faced with the decision to stay in the place she loves or to leave with the man she loves.
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 convince the Killarney men to put on a strip show. 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 escalates. 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 repossessed, but there’s a greater surprise to come.
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 arrives home and must face the truth about her baby's father. When Claire is picked up by Alex from hospital, her desire is to pick up her life where she left it. But hanging over her head is the lie she told months ago.
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.
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 everyone 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.
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 immersed in ‘Pride and Prejudice’. The misjudgements and misunderstandings of character that drive that classic echo through everyone’s dealings at Drovers Run.
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 stranger 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.
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 is finding it tough going with Stevie. She's insolent and competitive and as far as Tess is concerned, not a team player. When a private investigator comes looking for Stevie, Tess is convinced she has something to hide.
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' world is turned upside down by the arrival of a man claiming to be Jack McLeod's long lost son.
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's first love arrives in town with a proposition for Alex – which turns out to be a lot more complicated than it seems.
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 past catches up with her, she decides to run again - and this time she asks Kane to come with her.
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
Jodi's new position in the Country Fire Service is compromised when Luke becomes the prime suspect in a series of fires.
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
Stevie and Kate let pride get in the way as they both try to prove themselves in preparation for Tess and Nick's return from their honeymoon.
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 truly over when Nick's ex-girlfriend returns with a revelation that might threaten the newlywed'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
Stevie suspects Kane's not as straight as he makes out, while more surprises from Sally are set to change Tess and Nick's lives forever.
34: Stranger than Fiction
35: Twelve and a Half Hour Behind
37: Body and Soul
Wednesday, February 9th, 2005
1: No Man's Land
The arrival of Sally and Nick's child at Wilgul threatens to blow Tess' marriage apart. She escapes on a muster, only to face a life-and-death situation of her own making.
Wednesday, February 16th, 2005
2: Little White Lies
Amidst the excitement of the local Wool Expo, a white lie takes Tess and Nick to the edge of the abyss.
Wednesday, February 23rd, 2005
3: Rules of Disengagement
Meg returns to Drovers Run to find Jodi in a drag race and Tess as brittle as glass and ready to shatter.
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2005
4: Once Were Heroes
Dave and Jodi make choices which could end in disaster for both.
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.
Wednesday, March 16th, 2005
6: Do You Read Me...?
Nothing seems to be going right for the women of Drovers Run and when Stevie starts a two-way radio romance with a mystery man, they are about to get a whole lot worse.
Wednesday, April 6th, 2005
7: Taking Care of Business
With Kate and Jodi both gone, Tess and Stevie are doing it tough. But Kate has her own problems, asserting her authority over the farmhands at Kinsellas.
Wednesday, April 13th, 2005
8: Old Flames
Old jealousies, rivalries and passions flare up when Kate faces her first love, Jodi encounters her high school nemesis and Sally, Nick's old flame, flirts with someone new.
Wednesday, April 20th, 2005
9: Body Blows
A brush with death causes Harry to reconsider his plans for Killarney. 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 mysterious cousin, Regan, makes instant enemies when she visits Drovers Run. Stevie must rely on Regan's help to escape a life-threatening farm accident.
Wednesday, May 25th, 2005
14: Love and Obsession
As Dave and Regan fall for each other, Kate realises Regan has a secret she'll do anything to protect.
Wednesday, July 27th, 2005
15: One Long, Long Day
Stevie faces the most harrowing hour of her life when Charlotte goes missing on Drovers Run. When Nick is offered a job in Argentina, Tess is torn between her husband and her property.
Wednesday, August 3rd, 2005
16: Down to Earth
Tess delays her flight to Argentina, when she learns of Regan's plans to mine Drovers Run. Jodi and Alex take an instant dislike to Killarney's arrogant new overseer.
Wednesday, August 10th, 2005
17: Heart of Gold
It's McLeod versus McLeod as Tess fights to stop Regan's mining claim on Drovers Run.
Wednesday, August 17th, 2005
18: Taking Flight
With Tess and Nick gone, Stevie is determined to prove herself as manager of Drovers Run. Dave and Kate form an unlikely team in the local Twitchathon.
Wednesday, August 24th, 2005
19: Make Believe
Kate has fibbed to her grandmother about her job and her fiance Dave, now grandmother is coming to visit.
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 faces the biggest decision of her life: should she tell her daughter Rose who her real mother is? 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 delves 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
Catriona threatens Dave with a sexual harassment suit, so Dave tries his best to mend any hard feelings he may have caused her.
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.
Wednesday, November 9th, 2005
29: Twelve and a Half Hours Behind
Tess' returns to Drovers and is the catalyst for a stormy forty-eight hours during which family and friends attempt to come to terms with the new world without Nick Ryan.
Wednesday, November 16th, 2005
The battle for Nick's memory heats up as Tess and Harry clash over a lawsuit. Harry sues Nick's Argentinian employers and wants Harrison (Nick's son) and Sally to live with him.
Wednesday, November 16th, 2005
31: Body and Soul
Tess receives a letter Nick wrote before he died. She continues trying to move on from Nick, but something continues holding her back.
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005
32: New Beginnings
Harry wants to renovate the small cottage on the farm where Alex and Sandra get caught in a blazing inferno and face death.
Wednesday, February 15th, 2006
1: Lost and Found
Jodi reveals to Tess that they are sisters - but the news doesn't go over quite as Jodi hoped. While Alex returns to the district with his new fiance, Fiona, breaking Stevie's heart.
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006
2: Truth Hurts
Tess asks Jodi to move into the big house, but the move proves too quick for the new relationship between the sisters and Jodi chooses to stay with Kate. Stevie discovers that Fiona was already engaged two weeks before she met Alex.
Wednesday, March 1st, 2006
3: Kiss of Death
Stevie's one night stand leads to Leo taking revenge, Jodi learns Rob's secret, bringing them closer together and with her house sold out from under her, Moira moves into Drovers Run in exchange for housekeeping duties.
Wednesday, March 8th, 2006
4: Luck be a Lady
Stevie gambles everything to save Drovers Run from being possessed by the bank, Sandra gazumps Tess's lamb sale to impress Harry, and Fiona helps Sandra fight for control over Killarney.
Wednesday, March 29th, 2006
5: The Real McLeod
Tess has a pregnancy scare and offers Jodi half her share of Drovers Run. Jodi fights for the respect of the farmers and the "Gungellan Fresh" co-op is created. Meanwhile, Harry receives death threats after his bull is found dead.
Wednesday, April 5th, 2006
6: The Calling
After a series of confusing dreams and visions, Tess learns Nick is alive. Kate discovers she may have skin cancer and hides it from her friends, while Moira questions her psychic ability, frustrated by its fickleness.
Wednesday, April 26th, 2006
7: What Lies Beneath
Nick returns, troubled by flashbacks of his mugging in Argentina. Kate heads to Adelaide to see the cancer specialist. Jodi follows her, supporting Kate through the terror of discovering she has cancer.
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006
8: Where the Heart Is
Nick's unhappiness leads to Tess deciding to return to Argentina with him. A brumby stallion lures Phoenix back to the wild. Jodi discovers that a mild mannered 'journalist' looking for a story on Nick is actually a hitman who's after Rob.
Wednesday, May 10th, 2006
9: Deliver Us from Evil
Jodi and Rob flee the hitman. Patrick arrives with a truckload of Boer goats, wanting his brother Dave's help. Unwittingly pushed together by Jodi, Meg proposes to Terry.
Wednesday, May 17th, 2006
10: The Big Commitment
Patrick is accidentally blinded and must rely on Kate for help. Jodi arranges a surprise wedding for Meg and Terry and farewells them on an open-ended trip around Australia. Stevie and Fiona take on a dodgy horse dealer together.
Wednesday, May 31st, 2006
11: Biting the Bullet
Regan returns to Drovers Run with a devastating secret. Through an accident, Fiona discovers she is infertile and decides not to tell Alex, and Stevie forces Jodi to take her place and responsibility as a part owner of Drovers Run.
Wednesday, June 7th, 2006
12: Second Best
Alex asks Stevie to be his best man, but Stevie ends up as Fiona's bridesmaid. Kate and Moira find common ground when they partner up for a radio trivia quiz and Harry receives more death threats.
Wednesday, June 14th, 2006
13: The Trouble with Harry
Jodi believes she has killed Harry Ryan in a car accident and is facing manslaughter charges. A Japanese trade delegation visits Drovers to make a lucrative export deal with 'Gungellan Fresh'.
Wednesday, June 21st, 2006
14: The Legend of Harry Ryan
Alex learns the real story of Harry's life. Feeling responsible for his death, Stevie guiltily admits to Alex that she argued with Harry the morning he died. Alex reconciles with his father's ghost and is able to give a heartfelt eulogy.
Wednesday, July 12th, 2006
15: Second Chances
Jodi's 'father' returns wanting to get his daughter back but Jodi is devastated to learn he is using her for her inheritance money. The girls race against the clock to shear 500 sheep before morning in order to make an important Gungellan Fresh sale.
Wednesday, July 19th, 2006
16: Secrets and Lies
Stevie discovers Fiona is lying about being pregnant. Racing to stop the wedding, Stevie is too late Fiona has fast-tracked the ceremony before Stevie can tell Alex. Dave admits he cannot dance and begs Regan for help.
Wednesday, July 26th, 2006
17: The Life of Riley
When brumbies are found shot dead, the Drovers' girls suspect Riley, a handsome stranger. Sandra moves back into Killarney, convinced she is carrying out Harry's legacy.
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006
18: Wild Horses
Stevie and Riley clash over horse training techniques when the pressure is on to have a horse ready for sale. Regan buys a quad bike as a horse substitute, but an accident makes her realise that she must learn to ride to become a true Drovers girl.
Wednesday, August 9th, 2006
19: The Great Temptation
Moira's husband Hugh returns to Gungellan, wanting her back. Regan saves the day when she discovers that a paratyphoid outbreak on Drovers is the result of Sandra's dirty work.
Wednesday, August 16th, 2006
20: Suspicious Minds
When evidence mounts against Stevie, Kate starts to believe that she could be guilty of Harry Ryan's murder. Riley reacts badly when a local trainer is revealed to be abusing his horses.
Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006
21: Days of Reckoning
Kate learns a valuable lesson when she realises she was wrong to go to the police about Stevie. When Alex returns to Killarney, Fiona gains the upper hand over Sandra by faking a miscarriage and confessing that she may be infertile.
Wednesday, September 20th, 2006
22: Scratch the Surface
When Leo returns to the district, Stevie loses control when trying to prove he murdered Harry Ryan. Alex discovers Fiona lied about the pregnancy. Sandra loses the war when Fiona's honesty leads Alex to kick Sandra out of Killarney for good.
Wednesday, September 27th, 2006
23: For Better or Worse
Moira's decision to take a shortcut leads to a dangerous petrol spill on Drovers Run. His marriage on shaky ground, Alex's world is turned upside down when he and Stevie nearly kiss.
Wednesday, October 4th, 2006
24: The Eleventh Hour
As Stevie ties up loose ends on her last day at Drovers Run before trial, she's saved at the final hour by a desperate confession. Eager to integrate herself into the community to save her marriage, Fiona joins the CFS.
Wednesday, October 11th, 2006
25: Old Wrongs
Stevie's daughter Rose is coming to stay for a month, and it's the first time Stevie will have seen her for nearly two years. Despite the fact that they parted badly, Stevie feels that this will be the chance they need to rebuild their relationship.
Wednesday, October 18th, 2006
26: Handle with Care
A chance roadside encounter with a seemingly reformed Leo sets Rose's heart a flutter. Not wanting to upset Stevie by slacking off from work experience, and unaware of their history, Rose secretly sees him in town.
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.
Wednesday, November 1st, 2006
28: One Perfect Day
Jodie has introduced Boer goats onto Drovers and wants to associate them with Gungellan Fresh, but Phil Rakich is against it and bad mouths them. Riley overhears and gets his revenge, but when it backfires Rakich threatens to sue Jodi is furious.
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
In the midst of the storm, Jodi wakes from a devastating nightmare about Rob and fleeing from the hitman. Fiona is free to leave the hospital and the newly separated couple endure a tense return to Killarney.
Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006
Dave gets offered a research job in Africa for two years and although he's tempted, he convinces himself, and everyone else, that he's not interested. Kate's relationship with Patrick is not travelling well.
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 has the day planned out to the last detail. But her confidence and control are tested when Matt suddenly appears. With the trial over and free of his assumed identity, he's journeyed back to the place and the girl that have meant so much to him.
Wednesday, February 14th, 2007
2: All the Wrong Places
A charming and good looking man arrives at Drovers looking for Killarney. His name is Marcus Turner and he is quite enamoured of Stevie. Kate's romantic exit has stirred up some confusing emotions for Jodi.
Wednesday, February 21st, 2007
3: Digging Up the Past
When a sale falls through, Matt, who's started working for Jim Selkirk, arranges for him to buy them. Bringing the sheep in, Jodi discovers an angry rash has developed on her wrists and ankles.
Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
4: Thicker Than Water
Riley's estranged father Bill visits Drovers Run. When Marcus phones Nick in Argentina to talk business, it's the last straw for Alex. Meanwhile, Tayler is thrilled that the baby possum has flourished in her care.
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
When sheep rustlers steal Drovers Run's breeding stock, reckless Grace McLeod takes the law into her own hands. Regan struggles to convince Grace to stay permanently at Drovers Run. Kate becomes obsessed with organising Stevie and Alex's wedding.
Wednesday, May 9th, 2007
12: Warts and All
Bryce resorts to blackmail to force Alex and Stevie into signing a pre-nuptial agreement. Stevie takes drastic action to avoid being pigeonholed as 'Mrs Alex Ryan'. Marcus buys a racehorse and finds himself in serious financial trouble.
Wednesday, May 16th, 2007
13: Conflicts of Interest
Loyalties are tested when Grace forces Regan to choose between her family and her new lover. The girls fight to stop Drovers Run becoming the site of a toxic waste dump.
Wednesday, May 30th, 2007
14: Flesh and Stone
Grace kidnaps a government official to prevent the toxic dump going ahead. Regan fights to save Drovers Run, as her relationships with Grace and Lyle reach crisis point.
Wednesday, June 6th, 2007
15: All's Fair in Love and War
Old wounds are opened when Stevie's estranged mother visits Drovers Run and Rose tries to force a reconciliation. Passions are aroused when Stevie and Alex organise a laser skirmish for their combined bucks and hens party.
Wednesday, June 20th, 2007
16: Ever After
It's Alex and Stevie's wedding day, but will Alex get out of jail in time for the service? Alex's sister Ashleigh tries to ruin his wedding and take control of Killarney. Grace's stubborn pride threatens to wreck Stevie's big day.
Wednesday, June 27th, 2007
17: Grace Under Fire
Grace is convinced she has cursed Drovers Run when a series of bizarre plagues hit the farm. It's pride versus prejudice when Grace locks horns with a rich new neighbour. With Alex away, Ashleigh undermines Marcus' authority on Killarney.
Wednesday, July 11th, 2007
18: Gift Horse
Grace is determined to resist Heath's charms but for how long? Patrick suffers a life threatening reaction when bitten by a lizard. Grace questions her future on Drovers Run when her best friend dies suddenly.
Wednesday, July 18th, 2007
19: Hot Water
Grace and Kate are taken hostage by a bankrupt farmer. Moira has a premonition that someone will be shot by the gunman - but who will it be? When the bank refuses credit to Drovers Run, Grace accepts a secret loan from Ashleigh.
Wednesday, July 25th, 2007
20: Leaving the Nest
Rose suffers a tragic farm accident, which will change the lives of everyone on Drovers Run. Grace takes desperate measures to repay her secret loan to Ashleigh. Riley trains up a new horse for Grace, but will any horse be as good as Baggins?
Wednesday, August 1st, 2007
21: Spark from Heaven
A guardian angel visits Drovers Run to make the girls' dreams come true. Rose returns from hospital in a wheelchair and is involved in a freak car crash. But was it really an accident?
Wednesday, August 8th, 2007
22: The Courage Within
While the girls investigate a mysterious explosion at the fuel dump, wheelchair-bound Rose is trapped in the homestead during a brazen robbery attempt. Ashleigh blackmails Grace into lying to the police.
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
Riley discovers his best mate Mitch is trading in stolen army weapons. Blinded by love, Kate helps her new beau Mitch hide from the police. A dangerous beast is killing Drovers stock. Is it a wild dog, or something more exotic?
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.
Wednesday, July 23rd, 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.
Wednesday, July 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.
Wednesday, August 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.
Saturday, December 6th, 2008
4: Nowhere to Hide
Kate is raring to finish her pipe project when she comes across a young man broken down on the stock route.
Saturday, December 13th, 2008
5: Stand by Me
There seems to be an intruder haunting Drovers. Moira is spooked by strange noises in the night, and discovers an open packet of biscuits lying on the floor of the kitchen. Possums? Then what is the noise in the laundry?
Saturday, December 13th, 2008
6: Close Enough to Touch
Alex returns from Argentina and his reunion with Stevie begins wonderfully, but soon turns ominous after Stevie has a tragedy-filled dream.
Saturday, December 20th, 2008
7: Bringing Up Wombat
Grief-stricken in the aftermath of losing Alex, Stevie decides to leave Drover's Run.
Saturday, December 20th, 2008
8: Three Sisters
The McLeod sisters clash over the fate of the farm when Jaz returns to Drover's Run.
Saturday, December 27th, 2008
The girls mobilise the local community to prevent a massive dam being build upstream. Jaz is blackmailed by a pro-dam farmer, who threatens to reveal an explosive secret from Jaz's past. Patrick trial as overseer on Killarney ends in disaster.
Saturday, December 27th, 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.
Saturday, January 3rd, 2009
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.
Saturday, January 3rd, 2009
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.
Saturday, January 10th, 2009
13: A Dog's Life
Ben and Marcus are forced to settle their differences and act as a team when they rescue a stolen dog.
Saturday, January 10th, 2009
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.
Saturday, January 17th, 2009
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.
Saturday, January 17th, 2009
16: The Merry Widow
Rumours run amok after the ball, as the town believes Steve is dating Marcus. Repercussions 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.
Saturday, January 17th, 2009
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.
Saturday, January 17th, 2009
18: Every Move You Make
Ingrid is pushed to breaking point as Paul continues his relentless pursuit of her.
Saturday, January 24th, 2009
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.
Saturday, January 24th, 2009
20: The Show Must Go On
Phil's musical tribute to Moira, 'The Girl from Gungellan', is about to premiere.
Saturday, January 31st, 2009
21: Into the Valley of the Shadow
Drovers' future is in doubt and the girls pull out all stops to shear through the night to try and save the farm, and their futures.
Saturday, January 31st, 2009
22: The Long Paddock
The girls deal with the cattle running amok, eventually bringing them back under control, but not before Monique and Ben effortlessly save Regan when she falls amidst the crush of beasts.