Homicide (1964–1977)
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Peter O'Brien breaks out of prison, killing a warden and taking his gun. He sets out to kill the two detectives who put him inside.




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Episode credited cast:
Det. Sgt. Frank Bronson
John Fegan ...
Insp. Jack Connolly
Leonard Teale ...
Sen. Det. David Mackay
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Armstrong ...
Warder Harper
Peter Blake ...
Tommy Bleaker
John Bodinnar ...
Diane Chamberlain ...
'Tink' (as Di Chamberlain)
John Darcy ...
Det. Chris 'Chesty' Bond
Les Dayman ...
Det. Bill Hudson (as Leslie Dayman)
Ursula Finlay ...
Pat Bronson
George Irvine ...
Plain Clothes Policeman
Gerard Kennedy ...
Peter O'Brien
Peter Lacy ...
Plain Clothes Policeman
John McMahon ...
Narrator (voice)
Alison Newbold ...


Peter O'Brien, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment for murder, breaks out of jail while out on a work detail. Armed with a warden's rifle, he is ready to deal out to the two detectives that put him inside. In separate confrontations, he wounds Sen. Det. Mackay and shoots Det. Sgt. Bronson dead. Written by Allister Coots

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Action | Crime | Drama



Release Date:

26 April 1966 (Australia)  »

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Did You Know?


Peter O'Brien is the first major role for Gerard Kennedy, though he had previously been credited, but not seen, as a car driver in the episode Homicide: Three-Headed Dog (1966), and had a minor part in the episode Homicide: Detour (1966). He would go on to be cast as Kragg in Hunter (1967), and after that series finished, Division 4 (1969) would be created as a new vehicle for his acting talents. See more »


Featured in Homicide: The Snipers (1966) See more »

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