Blue Heelers (1994–2006)

Deed Not the Breed 

Tony Timms is onto the case of a dangerous dog. Dash finds one, but is it the culprit? Something is setting off the dog at certain people it comes into contact with. Dash then has to deal with some troubling personal news on top of this.


Richard Sarell


Ysabelle Dean, Hal McElroy (creator) (co-writer) | 1 more credit »




Episode cast overview:
Tasma Walton ... Const. Deirdre E. 'Dash' McKinley
Damian Walshe-Howling ... Const. Adam Cooper
Lisa McCune ... Sr. Const. Margaret 'Maggie' Doyle
William McInnes ... Sgt. Nicholas 'Nick' Schultz
Martin Sacks ... Sr. Det. Patrick Joseph 'P.J.' Hasham
Julie Nihill ... Christine 'Chris' Reilly
John Wood ... Senior Sgt. Tom Croydon
Jeremy Kewley ... Tony Timms
Joy Mitchell Joy Mitchell ... Rose Ingle
Craig Woolridge Craig Woolridge ... Max Ingle
Seth Hartley Seth Hartley ... Joel Banks
Helen Tripp Helen Tripp ... Janet Marsh
Richard Bligh Richard Bligh ... Eric Lyndberg


Dash is befriended by a stray dog, but when she brings it back to the station, it tries to attack Nick and generally causes havoc. When Tom orders her to send it to the pound, Dash defies him, becoming almost obsessively defensive of the animal. Could this attitude have something to do with the news she has just received about her medical condition? Instead of obeying Tom, Dash advertises on local radio for the owner of the dog to come forward. Unfortunately, two contenders appear and, judging by the dog's attitude, neither of them is the real owner. What is going on? Dog attacks have been reported in the area, and the Heelers suspect Dash's new canine friend is the culprit. But when a man reports that his mother's new overcoat was stolen, the Heelers meet another contender - the mother owns a pit bull terrier. Meanwhile the Heelers are tracking down a Wangaratta man reported missing in their district. When they find him, he is dead - mauled to death by a dog. Suddenly things are ...

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24 June 1998 (Australia) See more »

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