Blue Heelers (1994–2006)

Settlement Postponed 

Compo Hayes is making a nuisance of himself with the police. Is he running an illegal book on gambling and why will no one admit to it? Maggie gets help for Robbie but can he stay the course?


Richard Jasek


Tony Morphett, 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 ... Const. Margaret 'Maggie' Doyle
William McInnes ... Sr. Const. Nicholas 'Nick' Shultz
Martin Sacks ... Sr. Det. Patrick Joseph 'P.J.' Hasham
Julie Nihill ... Christine 'Chris' Reilly
John Wood ... Sgt. Tom Croydon
Brett Climo ... Robbie Doyle
Tony Rickards ... Compo Hayes
Ron Kamien Ron Kamien ... Stacker Nicholls
Fiona Corke Fiona Corke ... Thea Copeland
Helen Trenos Helen Trenos ... Celia Donald
Stuart Baker Stuart Baker ... Richo
Hugh Elphinstone Hugh Elphinstone ... Servo Proprietor
Jerry Gerolemou Jerry Gerolemou ... Ambulance Officer


It's Melbourne Cup time in Mt. Thomas and the Heelers are watching the race in the pub along with a number of other notables, such as Richo, Celia Donald and Compo Hayes. When Compo introduces them to his angry mate, Stacker Nicholl, as his best friends, the Heelers begin to get suspicious. Their suspicions are increased when they learn the TAB takings for the Cup are well down on last year's, and Tom deduces that an illegal Starting Price bookie must be in the town. Maggie and PJ are convinced that Compo is involved in some way after Chris discover that his room at the Imperial has been trashed and he has gone missing. A short search of the hotel soon finds him asleep in the cellar, but Compo's explanation satisfies no one. When Stacker is brought in and charged, Nick is able to establish that he is a customer of the new SP bookie - even though Stacker denies all knowledge. So who could the SP be? Celia Donald is very anxious about her missing Filofax, and she is well-known to like a...

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4 November 1997 (Australia) See more »

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