The Fast Lane (1985–1987)

My Dinner with Agnes 

Ken and Bryce try to serve a summons but they discover it's for an Olympic Runner in Australia since the 1956 Games. A school hires them to investigate a pupil accused of stealing building materials and at risk of going into state care.


Mandy Smith


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Terry Bader Terry Bader ... Bryce
Richard Healy Richard Healy ... Ken
Debra Lawrance ... Pat
Peter Hosking ... Blair
Gary Adams Gary Adams ... Parker
Narelle Stephens Narelle Stephens ... Agnes
Beverley Dunn Beverley Dunn ... Rona
Laurie Dobson Laurie Dobson ... Clifford
Wendy Tynan Wendy Tynan ... Bibby
Mitchell Faircloth Mitchell Faircloth ... Craig
Margot Knight Margot Knight ... Faye
Peter Finlay Peter Finlay ... Russell
Ross Newton ... Robby Williams
Carole Yelland Carole Yelland ... Gaye
Amanda Colliver Amanda Colliver ... Social Worker


At the outset, Bryce is attempting to serve a summons on Joseph Watson (but to Bryce's confusion, this was the Anglicised version). As another job, the Excellsior Research Foundation gets appointed by a school to investigate a schoolgirl who's allegedly been stealing building materials from the school's new extension under construction. The school is keen to keep the news about the girl quiet, and to deal with it in-house. It turns out the schoolgirl, the Agnes of the title, had become orphaned, and the woman looking after her had suffered a mild stroke. Just what was Agnes doing? Trouble starts brewing when someone at the school calls the police, and Bryce and Ken get to meet Sgt Blair in investigating Agnes's case. Pat's avoiding both her Aunty and Uncle; and her cousin Bibby for mixed, but related reasons. Her avoidance attempts don't turn out successfully for Pat, and she's introduced to her cousin's new boyfriend Craig, a cabaret singer whose eyes seem to be for anyone female and... Written by Bustopher

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3 April 1985 (Australia) See more »

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