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Benny in Trouble 

Neri moves the Synchronium piece to her secret underwater cave to keep it safe. Benny's father chastises him for spending time with Brett and Cass instead of studying.


Colin Budds


Peter Hepworth (story editor), Jonathan M. Shiff (creator) | 1 more credit »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Marzena Godecki ... Neri
David Hoflin ... Jason Bates
Jeffrey Walker ... Brett Bates
Liz Burch ... Dr. Dianne Bates (credit only)
Alex Pinder ... Dr. Winston Seth
Jeremy Angerson Jeremy Angerson ... Kal
Brooke Anderson ... Cassandra 'Cass' Clayborn (as Brooke 'Mikey' Anderson)
Joelene Crnogorac ... Lena Hellegren
Sudi de Winter Sudi de Winter ... Benny Malcovitch
Olivia Hiddlestone Olivia Hiddlestone ... Sallyanne Taylor
Verity Colquhoun ... Morgan Clayborn (as Verity McIntyre)
Tony Briggs ... Dave Hartley
Bruce Hughes Bruce Hughes ... Commander Wellington
Nadja Kostich ... Kellar
Jean-Pierre Mignon Jean-Pierre Mignon ... Dr. Malcovitch


Neri moves her Synchronium piece to the secret underwater cave to keep it safe. Benny's father chastises him for spending time with Brett and Cass instead of studying. Cass finds a young boy hiding on ORCA. He tells her his family was refused refugee status and were being sent home when he left the ship and swam to ORCA. Cass decides to keep him a secret and brings him food but it isn't long before he is discovered by others and the Commander is forced to turn him over to immigration officials. Brett and Benny go in search of sunken treasure but when a valuable piece of equipment falls overboard, Benny dives after it and runs out of oxygen. Charlie calls to Neri who comes and rescues Benny. Afterwards, Brett is forced to tell Benny about Neri and Kel and implores Benny not to say anything about Neri. When questioned by the Commander about the incident, Benny lies to keep Neri a secret. Lena is able to gain access to her father's files about Neri.

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Benny Malcovitch: I'll have to tell him exactly what happened.
Brett Bates: You can't bring Neri into it. You mustn't tell anyone ever.
Benny Malcovitch: I'm not good at lying.
Brett Bates: Who is? There's times when you can't tell the truth, at least not all of it. For the sake of everyone.
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10 November 1996 (Australia) See more »

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