A Country Practice (TV Series 1981–1993)
|1||Puppy Love: Part 1 (Jan. 1990) |
Dave Watson takes the law into his own hands when wild dogs kill his sheep. Cookie falls for his star border, Liz Scales. Bob is away with Fancy Nancy.
|2||Puppy Love: Part 2 (Jan. 1990) |
Matt and Lucy are in love and Cathy finds it amusing that they are trying to hide it from her.
|3||Anna and the King: Part 1 (1990) |
Former pop idol Martin Glass injures himself riding Cris' new motorcycle. Luke tries to help songwriter Anna Collins overcome her disability.
|4||Anna and the King: Part 2 (1990) |
Cookie is distraught when his young niece, Sam, goes missing. Anna Collins takes action when she discovers Martin Glass has been claiming her songs as his own and is about to ditch her for another keyboard player.
|5||Stepping Out: Part 1 (1990) |
Bob Hatfield says he is going to leave the Valley for good but Cookie is determined to change his mind about leaving.
|6||Stepping Out: Part 2 (1990) |
Luke helps Cathy retrieve a fruit bat from Esme's tree and the experience of learning how to care for the animal enthuses him about the possibility of further education.
|7||Never Too Late: Part 1 (1990) |
Luke's friendship with Kevin Walsh, an itinerant worker, soon turns sour when he discovers the man has abandoned his kids.
|8||Never Too Late: Part 2 (1990) |
After getting hold of Esme's dandelion wine and falling asleep while watching a movie, Bob wakes to the notion that the townsfolk are all aliens and are out to get him.
|9||Waltzing Matilda: Part 1 (1990) |
A rivalry develops between Terence and Cris when they are quizzed by investigative journalist Ruth Furl.
|10||Waltzing Matilda: Part 2 (1990) |
Chaos reigns when everyone tries to organise Jessie's seventh birthday party. Esme Watson and Cookie eventually save the day.
|11||Promises to Keep: Part 1 (1990) |
The pain of a broken leg from last week's incident with a wanted murderer is all but forgotten when Luke falls in love with Miriam Briggs, daughter of local politician Douglas Briggs.
|12||Promises to Keep: Part 2 (1990) |
Cathy reluctantly agrees to help the young couple but Douglas is determined to keep them apart.
|13||Still Waters: Part 1 (1990) |
Rhonda Sainsbury threatens to have the hospital closed down when her daughter Jane is struck down by a mysterious infection.
|14||Still Waters: Part 2 (6 Mar. 1990) |
Matt builds Lucy a new chook pen, but a vandal keeps knocking it down. Cathy receives another gift from her admirer, with a note saying he will be in the area soon and will visit her.
|15||Wild Horses: Part 1 (12 Mar. 1990) |
Lachlan Morrison, a patient in the hospital, worries about Maggie Sloan's workload.
|16||Wild Horses: Part 2 (13 Mar. 1990) |
With Shirley away, Frank is bored, so he seeks the company of Cris and Terence but too many cooks spoil the broth. Lucy's concerns for the environment and her pocket extend to a replacement for her dead car.
|17||Romancing the Sloan: Part 1 (19 Mar. 1990) |
Matron Sloan faces the past when young Joshua Bates is brought to the hospital with serious burns after he and his mother are in an automobile accident.
|18||Romancing the Sloan: Part 2 (20 Mar. 1990) |
Cathy and John have a huge row which culminates in Cathy preparing to leave for Kakadu. Lachlan persuades Maggie to leave the Valley and travel the world with him.
|19||Kiss Me Kate: Part 1 (26 Mar. 1990) |
Lucy becomes acting Director of Nursing and provokes a staff strike when she dismisses Janet, the kitchen hand, for petty theft.
|20||Kiss Me Kate: Part 2 (27 Mar. 1990) |
Matt and Lucy help Perce Hudson cope with the death of his wife. The town wave goodbye to Cathy and John as they head north to Kakadu.
|21||Change of Heart: Part 1 (1990) |
Stephanie "Steve", Brennan refuses to accept that her father Snow might die. Lucy is lobbying for Sue Daley to become Matron.
|22||Change of Heart: Part 2 (1990) |
Matt and Lucy cannot find any time to be alone now that Luke has moved in with them.
|23||Sisters I: Part 1 (1990) |
Ann Brennan comes to Wandin valley after the death of her father Snow and meets her half sister, Steve, for the first time. Not that their meeting goes too well.
|24||Sisters I: Part 2 (1990) |
Wandin Valley reveals its musical talents when musician Paul Kelly makes a guest appearance. Steve and Ann resolve their differences.
|25||Sisters II: Part 1 (1990) |
Luke finds a letter that changes his views about Anzac Day. Surgery on Andrew McTavish, the hospitalized cook, leads to a professional rivalry between Terence and new D.O.N. Ann Brennan.
|26||Sisters II: Part 2 (1990) |
Steve tries to beat a council order to spray a blackberry infestation. The following day Steve's newly inseminated cows begin to abort and a savage storm ruins the hay.
|27||Casualties: Part 1 (1990) |
Terence becomes irritated when Ann releases his patient Frad Watkins for the Anzac Day march.
|28||Casualties: Part 2 (1990) |
Cookie and Bob claim innocence when Tiget Kelly's scheme to train Panch, the greyhound, backfires.
|29||It's in the Blood: Part 1 (1990) |
Luke's alcoholic mother, Therese, comes to the Valley.
|30||It's in the Blood: Part 2 (1990) |
A violent confrontation changes the relationship between Luke and his mother. Cris uses hypnosis to help Russell Guest overcome learning difficulties.
|31||The Sting: Part 1 (1990) |
A wayward girl, "Becks," is injured in an explosion.
|32||The Sting: Part 2 (1990) |
Ann collapses in the hospital. Matt is concerned that Lucy's attitude toward him has changed.
|33||All or Nothing: Part 1 (1990) |
The annual fishing competition is due to get underway and Terence, Bob, and all the other keen competitors get angling fever.
|34||All or Nothing: Part 2 (1990) |
Ann is undecided about returning to Perth with Peter. The fishing competition inspires unbridled rivalry between Bob and Terence.
|35||Confinement: Part 1 (1990) |
Esme's use of steroids startles Wandin Valley residents. Steve's animals are being poisoned.
|36||Confinement: Part 2 (1990) |
Terence and Ann form a new bond and relationship as they help Linda McNeil give birth.
|37||Body and Soul: Part 1 (1990) |
Terence receives divorce papers from Alex and is far from happy. He clashes with Cassandra James, a psychic healer whose daughter Emma is a diabetic.
|38||Body and Soul: Part 2 (1990) |
An understanding develops between Cassandra and Terence when Emma rebels against her mother.
|39||Images: Part 1 (1990) |
Cookie collapses and is admitted to hospital.
|40||Images: Part 2 (1990) |
Matt tries to get Lucy to visit him more often at Bower Cottage but his plans go awry when he injures his back.
|41||Burn Off: Part 1 (11 Jun. 1990) |
A deliberate act by Lenny Jackson turns the winter burn-off into a raging bushfire which threatens Wandin Valley.
|42||Burn Off: Part 2 (12 Jun. 1990) |
Tragedy strikes when Lenny Jackson and Matt try to rescue Lucy and Cris from a burning Bower Cottage.
|43||Aftermath: Part 1 (1990) |
In the aftermath of the bushfire, Matt collapses and two women, Barbara Morgan and Karen Stone, report their husbands missing.
|44||Aftermath: Part 2 (1990) |
An autopsy by Terence provides some clues to a possible murder. Ann and a mob of unruly sheep force Cris off his motorbike.
|45||Running Wild: Part 1 (1990) |
Terence becomes an impossible patient when he injures his foot. Matron Hilda Arrowsmith makes Ann a surprising offer.
|46||Running Wild: Part 2 (1990) |
Matron Arrowsmith's devious plans are revealed in a bedside tryst with Terence. Kevin Walsh is devastated when he learns about his daughter's past life.
|47||Where There's Smoke: Part 1 (1990) |
Cris Kouros refuses to treat Gail Haines after her father-in-law Stan has a bad asthma attack due to her heavy smoking.
|48||Where There's Smoke: Part 2 (1990) |
Tom Haines blames his mother Gail's chronic smoking for the departure of his grandfather Stan. Doris, the beer-drinking pig, joins her new friend Barney for a drink.
|49||Runaways: Part 1 (1990) |
Matt kidnaps Lucy and takes her away for a romantic holiday, where she finally reveals her fears about the lump in her abdomen.
|50||Runaways: Part 2 (1990) |
Esme's behaviour shocks the doctors when she is admitted to hospital suffering from a Deep Vein Thrombosis.
|51||Childhood's End: Part 1 (1990) |
Matt deliberately avoids Lucy in the hospital when he discovers that Lucy's condition is due to a past affair and Terence reveals that Lucy is infertile.
|52||Childhood's End: Part 2 (1990) |
Young Hedley Johnson reacts badly to the news that his mother Meredith had diabetes. Bank manager Cec Kennedy shows the humorous side of his nature as a stand-up comic. Matt and Lucy announce that their wedding is back on.
|53||A Private Concern: Part 1 (1990) |
Lucy and Matt are dismayed to learn that Lucy's mother Lois has turned over all the wedding arrangements to Esme.
|54||A Private Concern: Part 2 (1990) |
Luke's plans to impress Steve go awry when his car breaks down. Cris treats Max Grogan, a panel beater, who is suffering from dizzy spells brought on by continually seeing gruesome wrecks of smashed vehicles from road accidents.
|55||The Golden Fleece: Part 1 (1990) |
The arrival of shearer's cook Gladys Carter sends Cookie running. Her son Cholmondely, meanwhile, is smitten by Ann.
|56||The Golden Fleece: Part 2 (1990) |
Luke enters Steve in the Wool Queen contest. Cookie believes he has found a long lost son in Cholmondely after he recalls a brief affair with Gladys many years ago.
|57||Old Wounds: Part 1 (1990) |
Old Eddie Marshall hides a secret in his artificial leg. Luke goes water-skiing with Miriam, but the day ends in a horrifying accident as Miriam is impaled on a branch in the river.
|58||Old Wounds: Part 2 (1990) |
Cris seems preoccupied and Ann reprimands him for not concentrating. Lucy then informs Ann that Cris' wife was killed in a water-skiing accident.
|59||Sacred Cows: Part 1 (1990) |
Bankrupt Glen Morgan injures himself as he is about to leave his farm with his wife Barbara.
|60||Sacred Cows: Part 2 (1990) |
Ann is horrified when she learns that the Brennan farm is on Rex's list of potential sites to be bought.
|61||Little Big Man: Part 1 (1990) |
Red Chisholm causes problems or the staff at the hospital when he ignores Terence's treatment.
|62||Little Big Man: Part 2 (1990) |
Luke uncover's Vera's secret and Cookie returns to his rightful place-the club. Terence and Ann have an argument after a game of Scruples the Brennan house.
|63||A Secret Place: Part 1 (1990) |
Ann becomes involved with Gemma Gordon, a young cystic fibrosis patient whose lifestyle with her single mother, Lynette, mirrors Ann's own upbringing.
|64||A Secret Place: Part 2 (1990) |
Luke has second thoughts about Steve when she says she wants to get married. Cris confronts Ann over her involvement with Gemma Gordon.
|65||Only the Good: Part 1 (1990) |
Luke is diagnosed as having a brain tumour. Old Skeeter Martin returns to the Valley and helps Luke prepare for his operation.
|66||Only the Good: Part 2 (1990) |
Steve and Matt fight for the life of a foal. Lucy hears noises in the new house and is convinced she is about to meet Erin, the ghost who lives there.
|67||When a Girl Marries: Part 1 (10 Sep. 1990) |
Matt and Lucy's wedding day draws closer and there is trouble from all quarters. Matt argues with his father Gil and Lucy's mother Lois tells Lucy she is divorcing her father Patrick, who is refusing to attend the wedding.
|68||When a Girl Marries: Part 2 (11 Sep. 1990) |
Cookie is injured and is unable to cook the food for the wedding breakfast. Religious differences are settled with the help of Reverend Michaels and Father Lawrence.
|69||The Quality of Mercy: Part 1 (1990) |
Romance blossoms for Cris when the beautiful Elizabeth Brown arrives in the Valley. Sue Daley has a row with Ann and the almost kills one of her patients.
|70||The Quality of Mercy: Part 2 (1990) |
With Council elections drawing near, both Shirley and Cris decide to run in hopes finally removing Muldoon from office.
|71||Glittering Prizes: Part 1 (1990) |
Red Chisholm brings the Muldoon Wing out on strike when Ann refuses to co-operate with his demands.
|72||Glittering Prizes: Part 2 (1990) |
Frank is suffering from writer's block while trying to write his musical "Cops", Ann and Red compromise and the hospital gets back to normality once again.
|73||No Case to Answer: Part 1 (1990) |
Frank and Sgt. Bruce Sharp pursue young car thieves Danny Lalor and Richie Holland in a high-speed car chase.
|74||No Case to Answer: Part 2 (1990) |
Frank is cleared of any blame by the authorities but has trouble forgiving himself for his part in Danny's death. Matt and Lucy return from their honeymoon in the Blue Mountains.
|75||Dreamkeeper: Part 1 (1990) |
New ranger Trevor Jackson confronts lawyer Andy Upton about the theft of an aborigine carving.
|76||Dreamkeeper: Part 2 (1990) |
Steve is forced to eat humble pie when she realises that Like was just helping the girl. Before his death, Trevor's great-uncle re-introduces him to his family's sacred caves.
|77||Eye of the Beholder: Part 1 (1990) |
Steve falls for farmer Michael Herbert. Terence begins the restoration work on his new boat but burns his hand while welding.
|78||Eye of the Beholder: Part 2 (1990) |
Shirley suspects that Frank has fallen for Audrey Fullerton-the woman helping him with his writing of his musical.
|79||The Trouble with Theo: Part 1 (1990) |
Cris Kouros' parents, Theo and Claire, arrive in Wandin Valley to see their son and granddaughter Jessie.
|80||The Trouble with Theo: Part 2 (1990) |
Esme is in despair over Theo, who is grieving over his dead wife, but is giving everyone at Camelot a hard time. Matt uncovers a lost cabinet containing some of Erin's belongings.
|81||Ain't Misbehaving: Part 1 (1990) |
Bob and Cookie believe that Esme may be a medium for dead spirits when she tunes in a radio station on her new dentures.
|82||Ain't Misbehaving: Part 2 (1990) |
Daniel Bailey's father must decide if he can raise an autistic child on his own after his wife is killed in an automobile accident.
|83||My Sisters's Keeper: Part 1 (1990) |
Terence's life is threatened by the Rose sisters, Jennifer and Marnie, who have revenge on their minds after returning to town fifteen years after an automobile accident claimed the lives of their parents and left Marnie a paraplegic.
|84||My Sisters's Keeper: Part 2 (1990) |
Terence is held hostage and Frank is called to the siege to help Terence escape from the clutches of Jennifer and Marnie Rose.
|85||Second Chance: Part 1 (1990) |
Ann Brennan seems to be the only one unaware of a Wandin Valley's betting ring that has developed as a result of Cookie taking over the business for a hospitalized Shorty Price.
|86||Second Chance: Part 2 (1990) |
Luke receives conformation of his acceptance into an aircraft maintenance programme in Sydney. Does he intend to leave the Valley for good?