Showcase -- Sep
| Kym Wilson (Darcy
Lisa Peers (Judy
(Lyndall Wheeler -- the breastfeeding
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|Lucy and Matt are back from holiday.
Lucy is upset because she's not pregnant and Matt
is getting fed up with her. Cookie is away and
Frank has taken over the cooking duties at the
club (Esme is maitre d'). Kate is temporary district nurse.
She and Harry visit old farmer Perce Hudson. His
house is a wreck and they are concerned for him.
His chooks are malnourished.
granddaughter, Darcy, unexpectedly arrives from
up north and tells him she's moving in with him.
He doesn't want her there. She reminisces about
learning astronomy from him when she was little.
Esme asks a breastfeeding woman to cover up or
breastfeed elsewhere, inciting a sit-in protest
led by Lucy. Judy Young, wife of cattle farmer
Graham Young, is having a problem pregancy. After
the cord prolapses and her water breaks, Terence
performs an emergency caesarian section. An
examination of the baby finds that she is
suffering from syphillis, as is Judy. Her husband
caught it from a Bangkok prostitute. At first,
Judy rejects him and the baby but eventually
decideds to work on the marriage.
Darcy moves in
temporarily with the Gilroys and Frank
accidentally sees her naked (much to his
embarrassment). An elderly woman, Celia Shaw,
brings her dog, Mullet, in to Matt. She's been
giving the dog the same arthritis pills her
husband used and it's caused internal bleeding.
Luke convinces Harry to hire Darcy as temporary
receptionist at the clinic. Matt and Lucytalk to
Harry separately about their marital problems.
Darcy introduces Luke to the wonder of the night