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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
Year: 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 1: Slings and Arrows

12 July 2005
When Wolfgang "Wolf" West gets put away for 4 years, his wife Cheryl decides it's time for her family to go straight. But can they change the habits of a lifetime?

Season 1, Episode 2: The Rub

19 July 2005
Working for the Hong family, Van finds himself the object of Mrs Hong's affections; Pascalle suffers through the indignity of working for a living; Cheryl sticks up for her fellow checkout chicks and learns that being on the right side of the law doesn't necessarily mean being honest.

Season 1, Episode 3: A Little More Than Kin

26 July 2005
Cheryl receives some unwanted attention from two of Wolf's best mates and Jethro's supposed Maori heritage comes under fire.

Season 1, Episode 4: The Cause of This Defect

2 August 2005
Eric's son Billy 'The Kid' Grady West dies in a misfortunate wheelie bin accident which gets Wolf released from prison to attend the burial. He manages to persuade the security guard, Paul, to let him go to the wake where Wolf rekindles his relationship with Cheryl and Loretta decides that Paul will do nicely in her attempt to lose her virginity and get Pascalle off her back. Wolf tells Jethro he is disappointed in him and then heads back to prison but not before Van tries to break Wolf out. Wolf tells him to go back home and look after Cheryl. Later, Cheryl talks to Jethro about Wolf and she faces up to the fact that if she wants her family to survive, she can't be with him any more. Her marriage is, in effect, over. So the best thing that can possibly happen is that Wolf stays in prison for as long as possible - because she can't bear to tell him.

Season 1, Episode 5: The Infants of Spring

9 August 2005
Cheryl has sunk to an all time low and her kids become worried about her so they each resolve to do their bit to help out. Of course, being Wests, this 'help' isn't without an element of self-interest. Pascalle decides to become a stripper at The Champagne Club on the advice of club owner Robby who tells her it will get her modeling contracts. Van goes to Wolf about Cheryl who is less than sympathetic and is more keen to set up Van on another 'dodgy' job. Van also has his problems with Mrs. Hong and Mr. Hong's daughter Tracey which could lead to Mr. Hong doing great damage to Van if he's caught. Loretta tries to generate income by selling bootleg pre-release DVD's, bought from the Hongs, through the Video Hut. Later, when Jethro stands in for Van on a delivery to the Hongs, because Van is on the 'dodgy' job with Sparky, he meets Tracey who mistakes him for Van and they end up sleeping together - Tracey is none the wiser about which twin she has sex with. Meanwhile, Sparky is knocked unconscious by Loretta as the 'dodgy' job turns out to be burning down the Video Hut. The next day Mr. Hong announces to Van and Tracey that Suzy is pregnant - it's Van's (although Mr. Hong doesn't suspect). Loretta confronts Pete about the attempted arson job. He admits it so Loretta takes over running the Video Hut. Cheryl livens up as she's super proud of her kids but her kids cannot quite look her in the eye.

Season 1, Episode 6: But Never Doubt I Love

16 August 2005
Grandpa finds love in all the wrong places and Loretta does not cope well with it. Pascalle has her first secret admirer.

Season 1, Episode 7: Foul Deeds Will Rise

23 August 2005
Jethro interferes with Loretta's blackmailing of her vice-principle forcing her to attend school where she must give a speech on her family. Ted plans to leave the West household to live with Margaret and Jethro gets admitted to the bar.

Season 1, Episode 8: My Dearest Foe

30 August 2005
Cheryl receives a lucrative offer at her new job, Pascalle loses out on a modelling job to to a former fat schoolmate and plots revenge and the kids get Cheryl an ugly stolen clock for her birthday.

Season 1, Episode 9: When the Blood Burns

6 September 2005
Van runs into problems with his new managerial job, causes bad blood between his family and the Doslics and seeks Draska's help. Jethro attempts to apologise to Tracy Hong for impersonating Van.

Season 1, Episode 10: The Fat Weed That Roots Itself

13 September 2005
Pascalle gets a modelling job and meets a celebrity who could give her her big break and Hoochie Mama's finances end up in the wrong pockets causing ire between Cheryl and a client, Judd's wife.

Season 1, Episode 11: It Cannot Come to Good

20 September 2005
Van (with the help of Munter) attempts to 'acquire' some money to pay for Wolf's lawyer but the job goes amiss. Pascalle grows annoyed by Grant's acts of love and Cheryl gets harassed after being falsely accused of being an informant.

Season 1, Episode 12: To Be Honest as This World Goes

27 September 2005
Van and Draska have financial issues, Jethro changes teams and Cheryl suffers from information overload.

Season 1, Episode 13: Go, Bid the Soldiers Shoot

4 October 2005
Van and Draska are kicked out of the Doslic family home and are also on the run from the law. Despite this, Draska is still determined to carry on with the wedding and enlists Pascalle as her bridesmaid. Cheryl has bottomed out but finds Judd may be Van's saviour. So Cheryl delivers an ultimatum to Wolf, if he uses the evidence against Judd in his appeal, then Van will go to jail - and if Van goes to jail, then Cheryl won't be waiting for Wolf when he gets out. Wolf is not thrilled at this deal and he puts pressure on Jethro to make sure Van does the right thing. Cheryl enlists Munter to keep Van away from Draska. Cheryl turns up at the Rusty Nail where Van and Draska are having their hen & stag nights and punches out Draska and brings her back to her apartment. As Cheryl drives away Loretta turns up with a knife. Next morning Draska's apartment is raided by the police and she discovers that the stolen money has been ripped out of the mattress. Back at the West home Loretta is a very happy and a rich young woman. Next day, Van still wants to marry Draska. Loretta offers Draska the money she stole to jilt Van which she does after all the Wests object to the wedding. So the series ends with a West no-wedding party. Wolf's home; Judd and Cheryl have parted; Van is a free man; Pascalle is in the sack with Kurt and Loretta is still despairing of her family.

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 1: Thy Name Is Woman

5 August 2006

Season 2, Episode 2: Think Yourself a Baby

12 August 2006

Season 2, Episode 3: The Secrets of My Prison House

19 August 2006

Season 2, Episode 4: This Two-Fold Force

26 August 2006

Season 2, Episode 5: Shall We to the Court?

3 October 2006

Season 2, Episode 6: The Affliction of His Love

10 October 2006

Season 2, Episode 7: All That Fortune, Death and Danger Dare

17 October 2006

Season 2, Episode 8: The Steep and Thorny Way to Heaven

24 October 2006

Season 2, Episode 9: To Be, or Not to Be

31 October 2006

Season 2, Episode 10: The Indifferent Children of the Earth

7 November 2006

Season 2, Episode 11: Get Thee to Bed

14 November 2006

Season 2, Episode 12: By a Brother's Hand

21 November 2006

Season 2, Episode 13: An Old Man Is Twice a Child

28 November 2006
Grampa's senility is getting worse, Loretta and Hayden are still having hot secret sex, and Pascal is actually enjoying working at the retirement home... until a man dies in her aerobics class. When Cheryl starts talking about putting Ted in the old folks' home, Ted takes the first opportunity to barricade himself in the house. Once the rest of them manage to get in, they come to a compromise; instead of putting him in a home, they will make a roster and take it in turns to mind him. After only half a day of it, however, they all start to agree with Cheryl that he may be past their help. When the responsibility of telling Grampa that he's going to a home falls on Jethro, he uses the guise of 'going to a safe house' to get Ted to agree. Then the Wests have the job of cleaning out the foul smelling caravan of all the stolen nick-nacks and dead mice. While doing so, Cheryl finds the last will and testament of Wolf.

Season 2, Episode 14: Fathers, Mothers, Daughters, Sons

5 December 2006

Season 2, Episode 15: O God!

12 December 2006

Season 2, Episode 16: Now Cracks a Noble Heart

19 December 2006

Season 2, Episode 17: Outrageous Fortune: The Movie

26 December 2006
It's Christmas 2006. Wolf's in prison to stay, Judd's in prison and trying to get out. The family is going to Tutaekuri Bay, where they go to every year - only some things have changed. Who is that in "their" spot? Who put a gate up stopping access to "their" beach? Who will win the bet on when Pascalle will give it up? And why do they always come here in the first place?

Season 3

Season 3, Episode 1: What Loss Your Honour May Sustain

17 July 2007

Season 3, Episode 2: While the Grass Grows

24 July 2007

Season 3, Episode 3: Most True, She Is a Strumpet

31 July 2007

Season 3, Episode 4: Contagious Blastments

7 August 2007

Season 3, Episode 5: What Did You Enact?

14 August 2007

Season 3, Episode 6: Put the Strong Law on Him

21 August 2007

Season 3, Episode 7: I Dare Damnation

28 August 2007

Season 3, Episode 8: Oh Horrible! Most Horrible!

4 September 2007

Season 3, Episode 9: No Noble Rite

11 September 2007

Season 3, Episode 10: These Feats So Crimeful

18 September 2007

Season 3, Episode 11: Unpregnant of My Cause

25 September 2007

Season 3, Episode 12: Good Friends, as You Are Friends

2 October 2007

Season 3, Episode 13: To Sleep, No More

9 October 2007

Season 3, Episode 14: Natural Magic and Dire Property

16 October 2007

Season 3, Episode 15: Bow Stubborn Knees

23 October 2007

Season 3, Episode 16: A Jig or a Tale of Bawdry

30 October 2007

Season 3, Episode 17: The Secret Parts of Fortune

6 November 2007

Season 3, Episode 18: Who Calls Me Villain?

13 November 2007

Season 3, Episode 19: Most Free and Bounteous

20 November 2007

Season 3, Episode 20: Something Is Rotten

27 November 2007

Season 3, Episode 21: The Corrupted Currents

4 December 2007

Season 3, Episode 22: Where the Offence Is

11 December 2007

Season 4

Season 4, Episode 1: Thinking Makes It So

17 June 2008
Cheryl fights a child for a child, as a Wolf comes knocking at her door. And one of the Wests has amazing super powers.

Season 4, Episode 2: The Edge of Husbandry

June 2008

Season 4, Episode 3: As Much Containing

1 July 2008
Pascalle organises a memorial for Milt. A shipping container arrives at Hoochie Mama. Jethro tries to beat Wolf at his own game, but gets in over his head. Ted makes a resolution.

Season 4, Episode 4: Revenged Most Thoroughly

8 July 2008
Danielle makes a decision after the fallout from Jethro's problem turns nasty. Judd & Loretta dig into Rita's past for Ted, and Gary Savage's father is revealed. Sheree gets a new job, with unexpected results. Cheryl & Wolf trade insults.

Season 4, Episode 5: Remorseless, Treacherous, Lecherous

15 July 2008
Pascalle & Cheryl are suspicious of Loretta's new look. Wolf & Loretta lock horns, and Loretta uses Sparky to get the upper hand. Van & Munter take on some work for Wolf.

Season 4, Episode 6: A Good Child and a True Gentleman

22 July 2008
Cheryl puts her back out, and Wolf tries to take advantage. Pascalle is overextended, and Baby Jane goes missing, but help arrives from someone unexpected. Sheree manipulates Wolf, but Van & Munter get caught in the crossfire.

Season 4, Episode 7: What Is a Man?

29 July 2008
Ted encourages Judd to find an outlet for his 'sperm buildup'. Van & Munter have unexpected competition in their trade, and neither are able to stick to their 'code'. Loretta sees an opportunity for herself in Van & Munter's business.

Season 4, Episode 8: Guilty Creatures

5 August 2008
The Inland Revenue Department visits Hoochie Mama, and Cheryl debates whether to come clean. Loretta does a deal with Sheree's brother, which arouses Wolf's suspicion. Kasey and the IRD woman hit it off, and things go further than expected.

Season 4, Episode 9: Most Foul, Strange and Unnatural

12 August 2008
Loretta & Nicky try to get Wolf onside with their plan, but Wolf reconsiders his priorities. Munter's lack of fidelity is revealed. Wolf tries to look out for Loretta, but she is reluctant to listen. Cheryl and Wolf bond over the children.

Season 4, Episode 10: The King, the King's to Blame

19 August 2008
It's Kasey's birthday so Munter & Van avoid the party, with Judd. Wolf lands in prison, and tries to figure out how. Loretta gets help from an unexpected source in her war with Wolf. Cheryl & Wolf get close, but others are unhappy about it.

Season 4, Episode 11: Most Valiant

26 August 2008
Van & Judd try to convince Munter to make up with Kasey. Cheryl admits her feelings for Wolf to Pascalle. Loretta makes Sheree homeless, causing a rift between Nicky & Loretta. Sheree is rescued by Pascalle, who finds out her secret.

Season 4, Episode 12: Let Them Throw Millions

2 September 2008
Pascalle's inheritance from Milt comes through, and several vultures are circling. Van hears about 'the night' from Sheree, but has trouble remembering. Loretta looks to come home, but gets left out in the cold. Sheree & Nicky hatch a plan.

Season 4, Episode 13: Your Chaste Treasure

9 September 2008
Kasey tries to get over Munter by going out with Dane Harris. Ted shows he's not over the hill by taking on a jeweller, and Loretta feels forced to help. Aaron Spiller gets beaten up for Munter, who he annoys, but Van sees the upside.

Season 4, Episode 14: Rest Her Soul

16 September 2008

Season 4, Episode 15: Affection! Pooh!

23 September 2008

Season 4, Episode 16: A Sister Driven Into Desperate Terms

30 September 2008

Season 4, Episode 17: Dangerous Conjectures

7 October 2008

Season 4, Episode 18: Who Comes Here?

14 October 2008

Season 5

Season 5, Episode 1: All My Sins Remember'd

2 June 2009

Season 5, Episode 2: The Fatness of These Pursy Times

9 June 2009

Season 5, Episode 3: A Rat, a Rat

16 June 2009

Season 5, Episode 4: Drive His Purpose

23 June 2009

Season 5, Episode 5: What Company at What Expense?

30 June 2009

Season 5, Episode 6: We Will Our Kingdom Give

7 July 2009

Season 5, Episode 7: Inform Against Me

14 July 2009

Season 5, Episode 8: Some Vicious Mole of Nature

21 July 2009

Season 5, Episode 9: Honour's at the Stake

28 July 2009

Season 5, Episode 10: O Villany!

4 August 2009

Season 5, Episode 11: A Serpent Stung Me

11 August 2009

Season 5, Episode 12: Unpack My Heart

18 August 2009

Season 5, Episode 13: Constant to My Purpose

25 August 2009

Season 5, Episode 14: The Power to Charm

1 September 2009

Season 5, Episode 15: Mine Own Room

8 September 2009

Season 5, Episode 16: O Wonderful Son (That Can So Astonish a Mother)

15 September 2009

Season 5, Episode 17: They Bleed on Both Sides

22 September 2009

Season 5, Episode 18: How Like an Angel!

29 September 2009

Season 5, Episode 19: I Have a Daughter

6 October 2009

Season 6

Season 6, Episode 1: What a Rash and Bloody Deed Is This

13 July 2010
The West family - minus Cheryl - arrive home to break the police cordon tape and survey the damage from Loretta's wedding day.

Season 6, Episode 2: Do Your Mother's Commandment

20 July 2010
Pascalle tries to take over Cheryl's role in the household. Eric wears out his welcome. Bailey tries to represent the entire family. Van tries to get more personal with Bailey.

Season 6, Episode 3: To a Radiant Angel Link'd

27 July 2010
Loretta struggles with Jane's care and accepts help from Ted and Ngaire. Pascalle looks for work, making a headache for Judd. Loretta finds a new business opportunity.

Season 6, Episode 4: Make Mad the Guilty and Appal the Free

3 August 2010
Cheryl tries to help a girl who is being bullied. Kasey and Rochelle discover a new talent for debt collecting.

Season 6, Episode 5: The Power to Seduce

10 August 2010
Rochelle and Kasey take on a new debt-collecting assignment. Van pursues Bailey, while Bailey pursues Jethro. Loretta discovers her husband's new business venture with Grandpa and Ngaire.

Season 6, Episode 6: When Both Contend

17 August 2010
Van and Jethro discover their common love interest. Rochelle goes missing. Munter is worried about Kasey continuing to work so late in her pregnancy and not getting ready for the baby to arrive.

Season 6, Episode 7: Go Seek Him Out

24 August 2010
Nicky is sentenced. Pascalle takes it hard and goes on a drinking binge. Police go on the hunt after Nicky and others escape from prison, but Nicky appears to have left the country.

Season 6, Episode 8: Help, Help, Ho!

31 August 2010
Loretta has problems with her 'girls'. Hayden tries to help her. Munter struggles to adjust to being a house-dad when Casey returns to work, Van feels overworked, and Aaron comes to the rescue.

Season 6, Episode 9: Follow Her Close

7 September 2010
Pascalle hides her liaisons from the family. Judd gets suspicious. Grandpa celebrates being a free man once again. A nasty surprise awaits, and Pascalle has to make a choice.

Season 6, Episode 10: Thy Loving Father

14 September 2010
Judd finds the twins. Loretta looks for a brothel. Van gets a new job.

Season 6, Episode 11: Make Love to This Employment

21 September 2010
Grandpa bumps into an old colleague. Van starts learning the management ropes. Loretta uses the Tool Guys to remodel the new brothel. Wayne has difficulty with the quote for the brothel's security system.

Season 6, Episode 12: Let the Door Be Lock'd

28 September 2010
Cheryl's man-eating sister Mandy, who always wants what Cheryl has, comes to town.

Season 6, Episode 13: Look Here, Upon This Picture

5 October 2010
"Loretta's" has its opening night. Van enrolls at the local Polytech to learn how to run a business. Wayne and Pascalle find it difficult being in the same room. Cheryl has good news.

Season 6, Episode 14: Their Grand Commission

12 October 2010
Van searches for his nude model. Munter takes on the challenge of managing the Tool Guys and keeping Van under control. Draska pushes her weight around. Cheryl comes up with a cunning plan to help a friend out in the prison.

Season 6, Episode 15: Desperate Undertakings

19 October 2010
Van is desperate to raise money. Loretta employs Pascalle. Jane is kicked out of Day Care.

Season 6, Episode 16: Give Me Up the Truth

26 October 2010
Grandpa gets back into the family business. Bailey practices courtroom interrogation with Pascalle. Cheryl and Draska become cell-mates. Loretta makes a startling discovery about Jethro's business partners. Wayne comes clean.

Season 6, Episode 17: Blood and Judgment

2 November 2010
The Wests seek revenge against Wayne. Cheryl takes Draska up on an offer. New information comes to hand that could affect the court case.

Season 6, Episode 18: Tis So Concluded

9 November 2010

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