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Brett Partridge ...
Peter Bensley ...
 Chief Inspector Jeff Hawker 177 episodes, 1996-2001
Toni Scanlan ...
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Beneath its surface exists a playground for the murky underworld, a place of illicit rubbish dumps. pollution hazards, the remnants of huge drug hauls, and a graveyard of bodies from years of suicides, accidents and murders. That's the world of the WATER RATS, and elite bunch of 70 brave men and women guarding the harbour against all the elements that threaten to foul the blue waters. With the breathtaking actions stunts, thrilling races against time, chases across both waves and wharves, intrigue mystery, triumphs, heartbreak, love, lust and laughter, WATER RATS is a compelling drama from Southern Star and the Nine Network. Written by Rayne Constatine

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Brigade des mers  »

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While underwater filming usually takes place in special tanks, all the exteriors for the series were filmed in the port of Sydney and also off-shore. See more »

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Sr. Sgt. Helen Blakemore: [Jack has a search warrant] How did he get a search warrant?
Det. Sr. Constable Rachel 'Goldie' Goldstein: He's a charmer, you know.
Sr. Sgt. Helen Blakemore: Well, he doesn't look it.
Det. Sr. Constable Rachel 'Goldie' Goldstein: I know, but he is.
Sr. Sgt. Helen Blakemore: [Jack continues to talk] Oh, shut up!
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Awesome
18 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

One word can describe this series... Awesome! I really like the show esp from Season 1-4 when Friels and McClements is still in... But even after that it's good too... Too bad it'd been axed...


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