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1987
Sapphire
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1987
The Path of True Love
A bunch of tourists get into trouble when they try to cross a river and they flying doctors come to help. One of the tourists, Connie Porter, needs to stay in hospital and she keep calling out for a Robert. Merle Demster, another one of the tourists is convinced that Robert doesn't exist and that Connie has invented him just to seem more interesting. After doing some researching they find a former fiancé named Robert Armstrong. He broke off the engagement 25 years before without an explanation, but when he arrives they sort everything out and Merle is very surprised ...
 
1987
The Kid
A runaway kid comes to the dog trials with his dog Sparky. On the way he meets Marty, who sees himself in the kid and convinces Emma to let the runaway, Andy, stay in the garage. After taking a hit in his stomach Andy get pains, and the doctors finds out that he has liver cancer and they need to perform surgery, but can't do it until they have permission from Andys guardian. They had some trouble finding the guardian but they get permission and the operation goes well. Marty tries to convince Geoff to let Andy participate in the dog trials, and Geoff agrees somewhat ...
 
1987
The First Step
The flying doctors are summoned to a farm, where Stewart Collins is worried about his wife, Gina. She had a stroke when their baby was born and has been paralyzed on her right side since. The problem is that she doesn't seem to want to get better. Sam feels uncomfortable when he see the state Gina is in, and tries to convince Emma to rather let him die than end up like that. In the meantime Vic finds out that the tax office wants to go through his receipts to be assured that everything is in order. Nancy doesn't want to admit that she can't find them. Geoff asks for ...
 
1987
Hopscotch
The Sutton family comes to Coopers Crossing and Miriam Sutton is just about to have a baby. They are very poor and the whole town wants to help out by giving them old clothes and toys, free meals, a roof over their head and some money. Miriams husband Barry takes any job he can get, but then he suddenly disappears. Apparently this wasn't the first time he had left his wife and kids stranded. Miriam and the kids leave the town in their van but it's broken and has no brakes. DJ tells everyone to keep an eye out for a van driven by a woman, when someone says that he has ...
 
1987
Jacks High
A bunch of sheep shearers arrive at Coopers Crossing after taken care of Baxters sheep, and with them their cook Rosie. Nancy tries to convince Violet that Rosie could be the new manageress of her shop. A fire in Baxters wool-shed leaves him and many of his sheep with injuries. Sergeant Jack comes along to help putting the sheep out of their misery, and on the way back to the plane he accidentally gets shot. He looses a lot of blood and on top of that he has a rare blood group and the only one who match is Dougie, who could be anywhere in the outback. DJ finally ...
 
1988
Clapped Out
Chris is irritated at Mike because he hasn't written or called for two weeks and when she meets him she forces Kate to come with her. Kate meets an old friend, Lachlan McGregor, and he convince her to come with him when he visits his grandfather, Angus, at the pioneers' home. Angus pretends not to recognize Lachlan to find out if he is helping his mother to sell the farm. Angus and his friend "Young" Bill escape from the pioneers' home and start walking to Coopers Crossing. They trick the flying doctors to pick them up and give them a lift and on the way back Angus ...
 
1988
Wedlock
A young boy falls ill after finding out his mother is having an affair. The doctors can't find anything wrong with him and start thinking it may all be psychological. DJ organizes a Surfing Carnaval for Marty and Mike tries to make up with Chris.
 
1988
The Wranglers Daughter
Richard Sawyer wants to start taking tourists horse-riding in the outback and he has hired a man to take care of the horses. What he doesn't know is that the man, Don Brodie, has taken his daughter with him. Amy is a bit mentally disabled and Sawyer thinks that she will make the tourists feel uncomfortable so he fires Don. When Don and Amy is camping Don gets bit by a snake and he has to drive to town without finding Amy. When the people in the town find out that she is out there on her own they organize a search. The problem is that Amy has promised her father to ...
 
1988
Borrowed Time
A famous painter (Bob Archer I think) comes to Coopers Crossing with his "friend" (Merv Atkinson I think) to get closer to the nature and find inspiration again. An old friend of Geoff also shows up in town to get away from a recent divorce. She is kind of clingy and keeps calling Geoff for "GG darling". Bob Archer reluctantly agrees to be the judge in a small contest for paintings in Coopers Crossing. Then he and Atkinson disappear into the outback with the plan to pretend that Archer got lost and died, when he really was picked up by a helicopter, all this to make ...
 
1988
The Forbidden
Philip and Virginia Wilson is going to examine a cave when an Aborigine, Winjin, appears and tell them to stay away from there or they'll die. Philip doesn't care but Virginia is frightened and begs Philip to not go in there. Winjin waves a bone and suddenly Philip falls down a hole and breaks his leg. Virginia run away to get some help and Geoff, Sam and constable Larry O'Connor come to get him to the hospital. They fix his leg and everything seems to be alright when Philip suddenly gets worse. Kate and Virginia are both convinced that Winjin and the bone-pointing ...
 
1988
She'll Be Right
(sorry, my mistake)This episode is about Hurtle returning to town in a stolen Rolls Royce and Vic tries to help him hide it until Jack returns but they fail and end up in court. Sams sister Paula starts her new job at the hospital but manage to X-ray the wrong foot on Peter Munro, who had a tree fallen over him. Geoff gets furious and yells at her. Chris decides that she and Mike should break up because it would never work even if he got divorced.
 
1988
One Final Request
Edith Cranston is 84 years old and living all by herself when she has a heart attack. She manage to get to the radio and contact the RFDS. When Kate, Geoff and Sam shows up she makes Kate promise that they won't take her to the hospital, she wants to die where she is and where she and her family has been for 60 years. Geoff doesn't want to leave Edith there, but Kate insists and they start arguing. Finally Sam suggests that they both stay there. Edith talks to Kate about Geoff and tells her that she shouldn't let him go because people you love don't come along very ...
 
1988
Roxanne
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1988
No Way Back
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