"Home and Away" chronicles the lives, loves, happiness, and heart-breaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town in New South Wales, Australia.

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Ray Meagher ...
 Alf Stewart / ... (3,485 episodes, 1988-2016)
Lynne McGranger ...
 Irene Roberts (1,880 episodes, 1993-2016)
Norman Coburn ...
 Donald Fisher (1,483 episodes, 1988-2007)
Emily Symons ...
 Marilyn Chambers / ... (1,410 episodes, 1989-2016)
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"Home and Away" chronicles the lives, loves, happiness, and heart-breaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town in New South Wales, Australia.

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Join Summer Bay's hunks and hotties for sun, sea and scandal down under. [UK Tagline] See more »

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17 January 1988 (Australia)  »

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In July 2009 the mayor of Sydney's Pittwater Council presented the cast and crew with the keys to Palm Beach in recognition of the series' 21st anniversary (the beach being a major shooting location). At the Cargo Bar celebration Ray Meagher declared, tongue-in-cheek: "Home and Away is the most financially successful product in the history of the Seven Network. Artistically, some people might argue." See more »

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When Carly Lucini had her baby in 1992, it was a girl. But when the Ross family tried to help Pippa regain her memory in 1997, they said Carly had had a boy! See more »

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Alf Stewart: He's as crooked as a dog's hind leg!
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In June 1996 the credits changed so Shane approaches from the other side of the screen, causing Angel to be confused. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.62 (2011) See more »

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One of the best TV shows ever made!
21 November 2000 | by (Skellefteå, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Home and Away is definitely my favorite TV show. There are not many shows made that compares to this one. It´s a great show with interesting storylines, good actors and a good script. There is not much more to add, really...

Home and Away is definitely the best Australian show ever made, and even counting shows from all countries, it´s still one of the very best. I can definitely recommend you all to watch this.

Since I live in Scandinavia, we are a couple of years behind Australia in the airings so I haven´t seen the last couple of years of the Australian productions, plus that the stations here skipped a number of episodes in the beginning, but the 600 or so episodes that I have seen has been great!

/Daniel Hofverberg


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