Return to Eden (1983)

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Wealthy but plain heiress Stephanie Harper marries handsome tennis player Greg Marsden, and thinks she has found true love. That is, until her husband makes a play for her best friend and ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Rebecca Gilling ...
 Stephanie Harper & Tara Welles (3 episodes, 1983)
James Reyne ...
 Greg Marsden (3 episodes, 1983)
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 Jilly Stewart (3 episodes, 1983)
James Smilie ...
 Dan Marshall (3 episodes, 1983)
Olivia Hamnett ...
 Joanna Randall (3 episodes, 1983)
Nicole Pyner ...
 Sarah Harper (3 episodes, 1983)
Jayson Duncan ...
 Dennis Harper (3 episodes, 1983)
Jennifer Nairn-Smith ...
 Lisa (3 episodes, 1983)
Jackie Byrne ...
 Suzi (3 episodes, 1983)
Patricia Kennedy ...
 Katy Basklain (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Jason Peebles (2 episodes, 1983)
Peter Gwynne ...
 Bill McMaster (2 episodes, 1983)
John Lee ...
 Phillip Stewart (2 episodes, 1983)
Charles McCallum ...
 Matey (2 episodes, 1983)
Charles Lathalu Yunipingu ...
 Christopher (2 episodes, 1983)
Steve Djati Yunipingu ...
 Sam (2 episodes, 1983)
Paul Freeman ...
 Jason's Assistant (2 episodes, 1983)
Harry Jervis ...
 Sgt. Jim Gully (2 episodes, 1983)
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Wealthy but plain heiress Stephanie Harper marries handsome tennis player Greg Marsden, and thinks she has found true love. That is, until her husband makes a play for her best friend and plots to get rid of Stephanie so he can take her money by pushing her off a boat and into the waiting jaws of a crocodile. However, she survives the attack and, although horribly disfigured, spends months undergoing surgery to have her face repaired by a brilliant plastic surgeon. However, the now beautiful Stephanie no longer looks like the woman she once was. She returns to the city under the name Tara Welles to seek vengeance on her husband, who has told everyone she was taken by a crocodile, and is now waiting to inherit all of her money. Now, she can have revenge... Written by Sam Yeo <yosam2010@hotmail.com>

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27 September 1983 (Australia)  »

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AUD 2,500,000 (estimated)
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Tara Welles: I need an agent. Someone who can get me on the cover of Vogue in six months.
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The impossible has been achieved; Aaron Spelling now seems like Norman Rosemont.
17 February 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Norman Rosemont specialises in extremely classy television productions; Aaron Spelling... doesn't. But "Return To Eden," a daft but successful bid to show Australian TV could produce glossy trash just as well as its US counterpart, makes everything he's ever done seem like a gem in comparison (with the exception of "Charmed," which is quite good in its own right).

The three-part miniseries ended with the now transformed Tara triumphant alongside the plastic surgeon who became her lover, and her villainous ex dead and gone; the subsequent and sub-standard series saw most of the cast return, with Peta Toppano replacing Wendy Hughes as the scheming Jilly. Cue riches, boardroom backstabbing, fantastic scenery, beautiful people (well, sort of...), and jaw-droppingly bad writing and acting. And crocodiles in the pool(!).

The miniseries, by the way, was produced by Hanna Barbera Australia. That explains a lot.


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