The series primarily focuses on the daily lives of Victorian police officers working at a police station in the fictional small town of Mount Thomas.
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John Wood ...
Julie Nihill ...
 Christine 'Chris' Reilly / ... 507 episodes, 1994-2006
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William McInnes ...
Axl Taylor ...
 Len The Barman / ... 211 episodes, 1994-1998
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The most popular local production on Australian television, Blue Heelers is a weekly police drama based on a fictional bush town called Mount Thomas. Every week there is a different case for Sergeant Tom Croydon, Senior Constable Nick Schultz, Senior Detective PJ Hasham, and Constables Maggie Doyle, Dash McKinley and Adam Cooper to solve. Continuing storylines about the personal lives and relationships of these characters filter into each episode. Written by Enoch Law <eytl@rocketmail.com>

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For cops in Mt Thomas, life's about more than the badge.


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William McInnes and Martin Sacks were originally set to play characters called Nick Hasham and PJ Schultz, but shortly before production commenced, their surnames were swapped (to Nick Schultz and PJ Hasham) as it was felt they better suited the characters. See more »

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Sr. Sgt. Tom Croydon: My faith died the day I dragged my dead wife's body out of that creek.
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Referenced in Home and Away: Episode #1.1870 (1996) See more »

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I miss the show a lot..
13 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

I was born and raised in Melbourne. Only recently have I moved to the US to get an education and find work. One thing I have missed as a result of moving away is Blue Heelers. I have heard rumours that it is playing on some US Cable companies, but I do not know which ones and where. Anyway if anyone stumbles across the television show, just sit down, have a beer and relax while you watch it. I think it is a little off the realistic track when it comes to police violence, corruption, etc. But it does cover a lot of the boring mundane tasks that police often have to put up with, such as cold burgs, etc. Or perhaps I just miss it because it is Australian??


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