Rake (2010–2018)

Episode #4.3 

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | Episode aired 2 June 2016
Wendy reluctantly takes Cleaver in when he's evicted, while Barney is reeling from the costs of his rescue. David and Scarlet's romance is slowly being scuttled by her children; and Missy is desperate for drugs.


Peter Duncan




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Roxburgh ... Cleaver Greene
Matt Day ... David Potter
Adrienne Pickering ... Melissa Partridge
Russell Dykstra ... Barney Meagher
Danielle Cormack ... Scarlet Engels
Caroline Brazier ... Wendy Greene
Kate Box ... Nicole
Keegan Joyce ... Fuzz Greene
Damien Garvey ... Cal McGregor
Miriam Margolyes ... Huntley-Brown
John Waters ... Edgar Thompson
David Roberts ... Norton
Louise Siversen Louise Siversen ... Shirl
JayR Tinaco ... Qi
Solomon Holder Solomon Holder ... Adam


Cleaver has been forced back to the city, and Thompson's lawyer has decided the best way to silence him is to have him join their team. If it means staying alive and money coming in, Cleaver is prepared to go along. He's also been evicted, and ex-wife Wendy reluctantly takes him in. Meanwhile, the most serious charges against Thompson are mysteriously dropped when Cal McGregor, the Premier and the DPP realise that he knows where all the skeletons are hidden. But the drug charges are still pending, and Thompson has a plan to put his old employee Cleaver firmly in the frame. Barney is reeling from the costs of his rescue, and when David and Scarlet's romance is slowly being scuttled by her children, she and Barney look to each other for comfort. Missy is desperate for drugs, and Cleaver's good-hearted attempt to rescue her falls on deaf ears.

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Comedy | Drama


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Miriam Margolyes plays Huntley-Brown, Ed Thompson's first chair barrister. She is also a regular on Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012) as Aunt Prudence. Rake: Episode #4.2 (2016) includes comments that the small town people are only interested in Miss Fischer's show and The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013). See more »


References Who's the Boss? (1984) See more »

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