"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 / ... (3,486 episodes, 1988-2016)
Lynne McGranger ...
 Irene Roberts (1,883 episodes, 1993-2016)
Norman Coburn ...
 Donald Fisher (1,483 episodes, 1988-2007)
Emily Symons ...
 Marilyn Chambers / ... (1,413 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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As of 2009, Ray Meagher (Alf) is the longest-serving cast member, as well as remains the only original cast member still on the show since it's premiere in 1988 (Kate Richie (Sally) left the show in the early part of the 2008 season, and Norman Coburn (Fisher) left in 2003). Other long serving cast members include Lynne McGranger (since 1992) and Ada Nicodemou (since 2000). Lynn Collingwood was also a recurring cast member (appearing during the 1988-1989 seasons) however she left the show for a number of years before returning briefly in 1997, and again in 1999 as permanent cast member 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: One chocolate shake and a Simpson.
Curtis Reed: A What?
Alf Stewart: An OJ!
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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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Referenced in Dancing with the Stars: Episode #9.8 (2009) See more »

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From the Sea
Written by Stuart MacLeod (uncredited), Joel Quartermain (uncredited) and Kavyen Temperley (uncredited)
Performed by Eskimo Joe
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I Think Its Good!!!!
23 March 2000 | by (Dublin,Ireland) – See all my reviews

I think that Home and Away is really good even though every child in the cast apart from 3 are misfits of some sorts i.e. runaway's and drug addicts!! And every family has at least 1 adopted child and you wonder where do they get the money to support these children?? The way they accept the kids is stupid too its like just come on in and live here with the other freaks in the house!! But its silly stories and funny cast are very entertaining!


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