Packed to the Rafters is a TV series starring Rebecca Gibney, Erik Thomson, and Michael Caton. 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 ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
...  Julie Rafter 122 episodes, 2008-2013
...  Dave Rafter 122 episodes, 2008-2013
...  Ted Taylor 122 episodes, 2008-2013
George Houvardas ...  Nick 'Carbo' Karandonis 121 episodes, 2008-2013
...  Ben Rafter 103 episodes, 2008-2013
...  Nathan Rafter 102 episodes, 2008-2013
James Stewart ...  Jake Barton 83 episodes, 2009-2013
...  Rachel Rafter 75 episodes, 2008-2013
...  Loretta Schembri / ... 65 episodes, 2010-2013
...  Melissa Bannon 65 episodes, 2008-2013
Sabella Storey ...  Ruby Rafter 64 episodes, 2010-2013
Hannah Storey ...  Ruby Rafter 64 episodes, 2010-2013
...  Coby Jennings 62 episodes, 2009-2013
...  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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They return like a boomerang

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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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Referenced in Dancing with the Stars: Episode #12.2 (2012) See more »

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All I Want is You
Written by Barry Louis Polisar
Performed by Barry Louis Polisar
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Great Show
29 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

Some people rate this show poorly but I think it's great. It revolves around a middle age couple who's mature kids all move back home through different circumstances and the relationship between all of them. It is pretty light but when there are so many dark serious shows and movies around it's nice to see a really nice show based on good old family values. The characters are all well played and after telling my girlfriend this looks like a load of rubbish for 2 weeks I watched an episode and am totally hooked. This is in it's second season and I hope it goes for a few more. Can't wait for the 2nd season to come out in NZ.


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