When Giddy Gaibui drowns at sea while attempting to ferry contraband alcohol onto the island, chairman Russ Gaibui goes on the warpath and woos Helen to his side.

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Catriona McKenzie

Writer:

John Alsop

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Episode credited cast:
Susie Porter ... Helen Tremaine
Charles Passi Charles Passi ... Russ Gaibui
Billy Mitchell Billy Mitchell ... Robbo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alana Achterberg Alana Achterberg ... Girl - Tuuks' mate
Patrick Ahwang Patrick Ahwang ... Giddy Gaibui
Charles Asai Charles Asai ... Moses
Norah Bagiri Norah Bagiri ... Lucy
Tristan Bancks Tristan Bancks ... Grub
Jimi Bani Jimi Bani ... Solomon Gaibui (as Jimi Gela)
Andrew Billy Andrew Billy ... Bleeding man
Desmond Billy Desmond Billy ... Teenage boy
Matilda Billy Matilda Billy ... Mary
John Binawell John Binawell ... Cluster manager
Kathleen Binawell Kathleen Binawell ... Mrs. Watia
Peta Brady Peta Brady ... Lindy Gaibui
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The island is rocked by a sudden and cruel death. Giddy, the son of the island's cop Mick (Belford Lui), drowns at sea while attempting to ferry contraband alcohol onto the island. Island Chairman Russ Gaibui (Charles Passi) goes on the warpath, enraged by the system that entices islanders to behave like furtive delinquents. To ensure that Giddy's death was not in vain, he proposes to overturn the ban on alcohol and establish a wet canteen. Russ's daughter Nancy (Margaret Harvey), leads the opposition to the plan, claiming that it would spell disaster; a return to the bad old days. Russ woos Helen to his side, while an infuriated Nancy accuses Helen of being bought out by the promise of funds for a new clinic, and their long-term friendship feels the strain. But it is Russ's personal overtures towards Helen that are more unnerving. The moves he makes are subtle, refined, even flattering, but if Helen were to act on her feelings, it would destroy all the trust she has built up on the ...

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12 January 2006 (Australia) See more »

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