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 Julie Rafter 122 episodes, 2008-2013
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 Nick 'Carbo' Karandonis 121 episodes, 2008-2013
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 Nathan Rafter 102 episodes, 2008-2013
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 Loretta Schembri / ... 65 episodes, 2010-2013
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 Melissa Bannon 65 episodes, 2008-2013
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 Coby Jennings 62 episodes, 2009-2013
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 Sammy Rafter 55 episodes, 2008-2013
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Centres around Dave and Julie Rafter and their three children Rachel, Ben and Nathan. On the eve of their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary the couple thinks that they are finally about to have the house to themselves. But home is a very welcome refuge for their children and when unforeseen problems loom, they return like a boomerang. Written by Anonymous

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John Howard, Geoff Morrell, John Waters, Geoffrey Rush, Glenn Robbins, Gary Sweet, Russell Gilbert, Terry Serio, Kym Gyngell, Mark Lee, Mark Mitchell, Andrew S Gilbert, John Jarratt, Frankie J Holden, Peter Rowsthorn and Wayne Hope were considered for the role of Dave Rafter. See more »

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WAS a great show!
24 August 2011 | by See all my reviews

Wow channel 7, what the hell happened? All of the female lead role actors are jumping ship faster then I have ever seen for a new soap. Last season went for 6 shows (WTF?), and upon its return this Aug 2011, it seems like it has lost its magic. Are the actors 'over it', because it seems like all the spark has gone flat. Rachael has gone, Mel has gone, Carbo's flat mate has gone (now on Winners and Loosers).

I never thought I'd say this, but my hectic time schedule allows for Winners and Loosers these days. I am afraid Packed to the Rafters have had too many false starts.

I loved this show so much too. A shame!


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