A Country Practice (1981–1993)
|1||The Two of Us: Part 1 (22 Jan. 1991) |
While Luke is in Sydney taking his aircraft maintenance apprenticeship course, and getting more grief than he bargained for in the process, Steve is rapidly going through farmhands unable to find one she can be happy with.
|2||The Two of Us: Part 2 (23 Jan. 1991) |
Cookie unknowingly falls for a transvestite. Luke decides to return home to Wandin Valely after his instructor tells him he's not suited to be a mechanic but should finish his education and pursue his dream of becoming a pilot.
|3||The Covenant: Part 1 (1991) |
Terence is visited by Olivia Harrison, an ex-girlfriend, and after telling him that she may have Alzheimer's disease, Olivia asks him to aid her in the taking of her own life.
|4||The Covenant: Part 2 (1991) |
Olivia's husband arrives, and after looking into Olivia's illness, Terence is able to give her some hope for the future.
|5||Over the Rainbow: Part 1 (1991) |
John Bushell and his girlfriend Goldie Harper, both of whom are mentally challenged, proudly announce to their family and friends that she is pregnant.
|6||Over the Rainbow: Part 2 (1991) |
A chimpanzee is found dead. Shirley fights to eradicate the plastic shopping bag.
|7||The Promised Land: Part 1 (1991) |
Luke falls for Donna Griffiths, a director who is making a post-holocaust film in Wandin Valley. A lost fox causes panic on the set after it is released by the movie's young star.
|8||The Promised Land: Part 2 (1991) |
Luke and Steve get advice on boy/girl relationships. Frank is rushed off his feet with all the comings and goings in the Valley. Lucy dreams of the end of the world.
|9||Motherly Love: Part 1 (1991) |
When an RSPCA inspector is found murdered, suspicion falls on farmer Dave Watson.
|10||Motherly Love: Part 2 (1991) |
Bob Hatfield becomes a vegetarian when he is asked to kill six sheep. The murderer is identified. Jessie fixes her father up with Anne on his birthday.
|11||Wisdom of Solomon: Part 1 (26 Feb. 1991) |
Sally Bryant's tragic death from kidney failure brings her daughter's biological father, Tim Lord, to town seeking to take custody of the young girl away from the Sally's husband Vince, the only father the little girl has ever known.
|12||Wisdom of Solomon: Part 2 (27 Feb. 1991) |
After Vince makes the painful decision to give up custody of Jane, Tim withdraws his claim. Lucy attempts to impress the CWA with her cake-making prowess but must first battle Ivan for supremacy of the kitchen.
|13||Flying High: Part 1 (4 Mar. 1991) |
Pilot Pete McDonald arrives in town and for Luke's 19th birthday, he is hired to give Luke flying lessons. Luke's opinion of Pete however is not all good when he see the pilot taking an interest in Steve.
|14||Flying High: Part 2 (5 Mar. 1991) |
Cookie inadvertently sets Bob and himself up with a pair of call girls. After receiving some disturbing news from Melbourne, Cris considers moving back home to be with his family.
|15||Wrong 'Un: Part 1 (11 Mar. 1991) |
Terence and Linda get their clothes eaten by a goat when they go skinny-dipping.
|16||Wrong 'Un: Part 2 (12 Mar. 1991) |
Cookie and Bob dig up stolen bank loot. Cris tells Anne he loves her. Linda finds a bunch of old black and white movies and organises a screening at the lodge.
|17||Doctors in Love: Part 1 (18 Mar. 1991) |
Cookie wins the lottery and quietly disposes of the winnings, giving them to his sister Coralie.
|18||Doctors in Love: Part 2 (19 Mar. 1991) |
Busy with their own lives, Frank and Shirley both manage to forget their own eighth wedding anniversary. Steve's horse kicks Anne after poisoning itself.
|19||Such Sweet Sorrow: Part 1 (25 Mar. 1991) |
When Helen Johnson, a woman dying of cancer, intentionally overdoses and Cris doesn't act to keep her alive, her husband Andy accuses Cris of deliberately giving her a drug overdose.
|20||Such Sweet Sorrow: Part 2 (26 Mar. 1991) |
In light of recent events, which have destroyed Cris's reputation in the community and divided his friends, Cris, Jessie, and Anne announce they are to leave Wandin Valley and move to Melbourne.
|21||Out of Africa: Part 1 (1 Apr. 1991) |
Rosemary Prior, the hospital's new Director of Nursing proves to be a challenge. Luke moves out to Steve's farm after first giving her Dog to get his foot in the door.
|22||Out of Africa: Part 2 (2 Apr. 1991) |
Rosemary wins over the staff when she takes over for Terence when he passes out during Frank's appendectomy. Luke is bitten by a snake.
|23||Family Business: Part 1 (8 Apr. 1991) |
The big-city brother of Glen Harvey arrives in town to ask him to come home to help run the family business.
|24||Family Business: Part 2 (9 Apr. 1991) |
Tony Harvey has a heart attack and dies in hospital. Terence finally gathers the courage to tell Esme that he's on a diet. Lucy sets a trap to catch her fruit-stand thief.
|25||Bigger Than Texas: Part 1 (15 Apr. 1991) |
Dr. Harry Morrison, Terence's new young partner at the clinic, demonstrates himself to be both a golf hooligan and a snooker shark.
|26||Bigger Than Texas: Part 2 (16 Apr. 1991) |
Harry moves in with Steve and Luke at her farm. Items big and small, Esme engraves Terence's valuables as a security precaution.
|27||Polly Had a Dolly: Part 1 (22 Apr. 1991) |
A single father isn't satisfied with Terence's diagnosis of his daughter's illness. Frank and Rosemary unknowingly trade barbs against one another in their anonymous letters to the editor in the Burrigan Examiner.
|28||Polly Had a Dolly: Part 2 (23 Apr. 1991) |
At Frank's suggestion, Luke uses the "wounded soldier maneuver" to illicit Steve's sympathy. Rosemary's raffle prize, her new "XL Auto", finally arrives but is far from what she had been anticipating, none the less, she names her Simone.
|29||Price of Love: Part 1 (29 Apr. 1991) |
Tracy Dodds, a young girl hired to be a surrogate mother, decides to keep the child after giving birth.
|30||Price of Love: Part 2 (30 Apr. 1991) |
Steve is disappointed when Harry doesn't ask her to the big dinner dance being held at the club.
|31||The Hunt: Part 1 (7 May 1991) |
Dave Watson organizes a roo cull that quickly get's out of hand when a rowdy group of hunters answer his ad.
|32||The Hunt: Part 2 (8 May 1991) |
Dave Watson's son Ian is accidentally shot by the hunters while they are hunting illegally within the boundaries of the national park.
|33||A Gift of Life: Part 1 (14 May 1991) |
Tiger Kelly drives a truck into Cookie and Bob's house. Kate Bryant, a new nurse at the hospital, moves in with Steve and Luke at the farm and takes possession of the horse Steve nearly hit.
|34||A Gift of Life: Part 2 (15 May 1991) |
Harry tries to impress a young woman on the golf course. Steve has a close encounter with a horse on the highway.
|35||Hot and Cold: Part 1 (21 May 1991) |
Luke's friend, mechanic Barry Carlos, gets involved in a stolen car racket. Cookie and Rosemary get locked in the walk-in freezer at the club.
|36||Hot and Cold: Part 2 (22 May 1991) |
Steve is held a gunpoint by Ray Hill who wants the notebook that Barry has been using to keep records of all their illegal business dealings.
|37||The Facts of Life: Part 1 (29 May 1991) |
When Terence, Frank, and Shirley go sailing, Terence gets seasick and Helen Cook, the boat's captain, gets "boomed."
|38||The Facts of Life: Part 2 (30 May 1991) |
Fatso is poisoned after eating snail pellets. Cookie gets into trouble with the racing stewards.
|39||Beyond Doubt: Part 1 (5 Jun. 1991) |
Linda Shelley returns to town and tells Terence that she is engaged. While leaving town, Linda is in a car accident which requires Harry to amputate her hand in order to save her life.
|40||Beyond Doubt: Part 2 (6 Jun. 1991) |
Linda's fiance arrives and also questions Harry's competence forcing Terence to defend Harry's decision. Luke tries hard to impress Libby Thomas, Matt's attractive new intern.
|41||For the Good Times: Part 1 (12 Jun. 1991) |
Donna Hume, Luke's girlfriend, arrives from Sydney wanting him to come back to the city with her.
|42||For the Good Times: Part 2 (13 Jun. 1991) |
Luke is hospitalised after Donna slips him a hit of LSD.
|43||Off the Rails: Part 1 (19 Jun. 1991) |
Alcoholic school teacher Noel Lewis tries to deal with his out-of-control son. Harry's unusual medical abbreviations cause some confusion for his coworkers at the clinic.
|44||Off the Rails: Part 2 (20 Jun. 1991) |
Luke struggles to cope with Donna's death. A missing schoolboy is found dead.
|45||The Long Weekend: Part 1 (24 Jun. 1991) |
Luke, Steve, and Kate join Matt and Lucy on their camping trip into the national park. Kate's arachnophobia surfaces once in the great outdoors and threatens to put a damper on the entire weekend.
|46||The Long Weekend: Part 2 (25 Jun. 1991) |
Shirley mixes up a pair of DUI blood tests. Lucy suffers serious injuries after falling down a cliff.
|47||Whole New Ball Game: Part 1 (1 Jul. 1991) |
Itinerant labourer Kevin Nicholls and his wife Colleen, an aspiring singer, learn their daughter is deaf and not retarded as they had always believed when the girl suffers a serious fall and lands in hospital.
|48||Whole New Ball Game: Part 2 (2 Jul. 1991) |
Kate reveals her past fight with leukemia to Terence and Rosemary when she thinks she may be having a relapse.
|49||Day by Day: Part 1 (8 Jul. 1991) |
To help finance her upcoming trip to Greece with Anne and Cris, Luke talks Steve into planting a potato crop.
|50||Day by Day: Part 2 (9 Jul. 1991) |
A stray dog finds its way into Steve's heart. Lucy and Matt are approved for foster parenting.
|51||When Harry Met Karen: Part 1 (15 Jul. 1991) |
Steve must put down Tramp when she discovers that he has been killing sheep in the area.
|52||When Harry Met Karen: Part 2 (16 Jul. 1991) |
Karen Townsend, a 15-year-old girl brought into the hospital after having an abortion, identifies Harry as her lover.
|53||Farewell My Lovely: Part 1 (22 Jul. 1991) |
A charitable act toward a group of gypsies puts Steve on the outs with her neighbours. Shirley and Rosemary decide to teach themselves auto mechanics-and decide to use Franks squad car for practice.
|54||Farewell My Lovely: Part 2 (23 Jul. 1991) |
Unable to remain in the valley, Luke packs up his things and leaves for Sydney. Matt and Lucy become foster parents to an infant.
|55||Mother's Little Helper: Part 1 (1991) |
One week after Steve's death. Lucy is confronted by Jason's biological father who wants his son back. Frank gives Rosemary a parking ticket which she contests, adamant that there wasn't a "No Parking" sign where she parked.
|56||Mother's Little Helper: Part 2 (1991) |
A school teacher is found to be involved in a drug operation with two of his students. Rosemary marks the first anniversary of her husband's death.
|57||Down Lonely Street: Part 1 (5 Aug. 1991) |
Frank locates Luke in Sydney but he has fallen in with an old friend (Tamblyn Lord) and refuses to go back to Wandin Valley.
|58||Down Lonely Street: Part 2 (6 Aug. 1991) |
Lucy plays matchmaker for Harry and Kate but Kate informs Harry she's not interested in him. Esme is reluctant to participate in the national census.
|59||The Long Goodbye: Part 1 (12 Aug. 1991) |
Cookie writes his autobiography. Luke returns to the Brennan farm which is now up for sale.
|60||The Long Goodbye: Part 2 (13 Aug. 1991) |
Bob and Harry accidentally knock over Simone's tank while chasing a spider in the hospital.
|61||As Time Goes By: Part 1 (19 Aug. 1991) |
Cookie gets a publishing deal for his autobiography but Rosemary loses the only copy of his book.
|62||As Time Goes By: Part 2 (20 Aug. 1991) |
Harry feels persecuted by Sgt. Goodman who is filling in for Frank. Luke takes an interest in religion when he meets a nun who brings her sick dog to Matt.
|63||Beauty and the Beast: Part 1 (26 Aug. 1991) |
Elaine Todd is rescued from the national park after being injured in an auto accident, but her five-year-old daughter Daisy, who wandered off into the bush afterward to get help, is unknowingly left behind by her rescuers.
|64||Beauty and the Beast: Part 2 (27 Aug. 1991) |
David finds the lost girl in the national park but cannot lead her to safety after he is bitten by a snake. A farmer who was treating his skin cancer with bee stings is brought to the hospital to be treated.
|65||Glory Days: Part 1 (2 Sep. 1991) |
Singing star Amanda Rite is hospitalised after a car crash. Harry's brother Rick makes a quick impression on Kate when he arrives in town.
|66||Glory Days: Part 2 (3 Sep. 1991) |
Amanda is found to be bulimic. Matt disappoints by not buying Lucy an anniversary gift but then surprises her with dinner.
|67||Simply the Best: Part 1 (9 Sep. 1991) |
Russ Thompson, a promising young football star, suffers a series of seizures after receiving a head injury.
|68||Simply the Best: Part 2 (10 Sep. 1991) |
Luke, Shirley, Lucy, Kate, and Harry show off their various skills at the talent show while Cooke displays his "impartiality" when he judges the pet contest-and gives first prize to Caruso, his canary.
|69||Camelot: Part 1 (1991) |
Terence takes in Lizzy, a street kid recently out of detox, but her arrival upsets Esme who chooses to move out of Camelot.
|70||Camelot: Part 2 (17 Sep. 1991) |
Terence begins to make progress with Lizzy until she hears that her boyfriend has been released from custody.
|71||All About Love: Part 1 (23 Sep. 1991) |
Harry informs patient Marcello Giuliani about his cancer diagnosis but the man seems to be more interested in getting Kate and Harry together.
|72||All About Love: Part 2 (24 Sep. 1991) |
Lizzy announces that she is pregnant. Lucy begins the invitro fertilization process.
|73||A Trouble Shared: Part 1 (30 Sep. 1991) |
Lizzy is ten weeks pregnant and decides she wants to keep the baby. Luke has an impacted molar. Harry takes an interest in Virginia Richards, a new dentist in the district.
|74||A Trouble Shared: Part 2 (1 Oct. 1991) |
Knowing she's a carrier for Muscular Dystrophy, Virginia tries to avoid her fiance and evacuate who she knows wants to start a family.
|75||Words Unspoken: Part 1 (7 Oct. 1991) |
Matt and Lucy's house has termites but Lucy won't allow chemicals to be used in their extermination. Harry and Kate clash with Terence and Rosemary over their different treatment methods.
|76||Words Unspoken: Part 2 (8 Oct. 1991) |
Cookie schemes to win a radio contest. Lucy has surgery to help her and Matt conceive. Lizzy decides to move back to Sydney to live with her mother.
|77||Paying the Price: Part 1 (14 Oct. 1991) |
When Lorrie Brown is found dead, suspicions falls on Denise Scott and her husband Colin when it is revealed that she had been prostituting herself to Mr. Brown.
|78||Paying the Price: Part 2 (15 Oct. 1991) |
Discovering that Lorrie Brown died of a snake bite, Frank feels guilty about the affect his investigation had on the lives of the people he questioned.
|79||Unchained Melody: Part 1 (21 Oct. 1991) |
Robert Prior, Rosemary's pianist son, arrives in the valley. Robert suffers from schizophrenia, and soon after going off his medication, he asks Rosemary to kill him.
|80||Unchained Melody: Part 2 (22 Oct. 1991) |
Rosemary's son is struck by a car and while he's in hospital, Harry convinces him to go back on his medication.
|81||A Brief Encounter: Part 1 (28 Oct. 1991) |
A diabetic is unable to inject himself, and his daughter is brought to the hospital where she is diagnosed with Tuberculosis.
|82||A Brief Encounter: Part 2 (29 Oct. 1991) |
An odd sculpture given to Terence by a patient makes its way to the club before finding a home at the bottom of the river.
|83||Dangerous Liaisons: Part 1 (4 Nov. 1991) |
Judy Young, wife of area farmer Graham Young, gives birth by C-section and afterwards, both mother and child are diagnosed as having syphilis.
|84||Dangerous Liaisons: Part 2 (5 Nov. 1991) |
Darcy Hudson makes a favourable first impression on Luke who then manages to talk Harry into hiring her on as the clinic's new receptionist.
|85||The Goodbye Plan: Part 1 (11 Nov. 1991) |
As Christmas approaches, Matt and Lucy's relationship continues on it's rocky course. Darcy has an eventful first day on the job as the clinic receptionist.
|86||The Goodbye Plan: Part 2 (12 Nov. 1991) |
Harry is upset at Kate for not telling him about her illness, but Kate sees his reaction as a validation of why she never could. Terence gives Lucy some good news.
|87||Deep Water: Part 1 (18 Nov. 1991) |
The work of Winston Yip, a visiting acupuncturist, is praised by Kate, but his practice draws Harry's ire-especially when Winston and Kate become romantically involved.
|88||Deep Water: Part 2 (19 Nov. 1991) |
Esme believes she's under investigation by the government for her opposition to the research station when in reality she has been nominated for the medal of the Order of Australia for her services to the community.
|89||Compulsion: Part 1 (25 Nov. 1991) |
Laura Adams, Kate and Luke's new neighbour, attacks Dog with a can of soup and is found to be suffering from an obsessive compulsive disorder when she is taken to hospital after using a corrosive cleanser on herself.
|90||Compulsion: Part 2 (26 Nov. 1991) |
After an accident at the hospital, Matt asks Lucy to stop working. Matt's strong feelings on the subject are a result of his own brother being stillborn. Laura's boyfriend aids her along the path to recovery.