"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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Alan Bateman
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Ray Meagher ...  Alf Stewart / ... 3,871 episodes, 1988-2018
Lynne McGranger ...  Irene Roberts 2,161 episodes, 1993-2018
Emily Symons Emily Symons ...  Marilyn Chambers / ... 1,720 episodes, 1989-2018
Ada Nicodemou ...  Leah Patterson-Baker / ... 1,605 episodes, 2000-2018
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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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If you want to catch the rays in Summer Bay. Then tune in to Demand 5. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Seven Network [Australia]

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Australia

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English

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17 January 1988 (Australia) See more »

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Be namu negerai See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The reason Tasha only spoke pig Latin was that Isabel Lucas who played Tasha, had been spotted on a street and, lacking acting experience, was slowly introduced into the action by not having to say much. See more »

Goofs

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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Colleen Smart: I couldn't bear to spend my last days surrounded by boiled cabbage and incompetence pads!
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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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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #18.5 (2013) See more »

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Accidentally Kelly Street
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Written by Tim O'Conner (uncredited)
Performed by Frente
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Watch the earlier episodes...
16 August 2001 | by da cissy pimpSee all my reviews

Those people who, like me, live in Australia should know that Channel 7 is currently screening the older episodes of "Home and Away" (otherwise known as "Home and Away, The Early Years) in addition to the new ones. I would recommend watching these older episodes (which, at the time of my writing this, go all the way back to 1989), but forgetting about the current ones. The earlier episodes of "Home and Away" seem a lot fresher (probably because all of the storylines had only been recycled a few times, rather than fifty or so which is no doubt the case by now), and also give the viewer a chance to laugh at all of the horrible late '80s fads and fashions depicted in them (I remember one earlier episode, for example, which had Carly wearing a T-shirt with the message "Twenty Decades Old" on it; God, that is sooooooooooooo 1988!). The characters also seem a lot more interesting A friend of mine once said that the series really suffered when that lovable pair of dimwits Lance and Martin left it; he may well have been right.

Although I have attempted to watch the newer episodes of "Home and Away" on various occasions, I came to the sad conclusion that I was simply killing too many brain cells each time I did this, so have since given up on them. From what I have heard from other people who still watch the current episodes, I have gathered that these episodes have two glaring faults ie:

1) the producers are more concerned with ISSUES these days than simply telling a story.

2) the show is now filled with annoying fifteen year-olds who are always wanting to hop into bed with each other ie it's trying to become the Australian version of "Dawson's Creek" (another lame show).


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