Life in a suburban Australian police station.

Creator:

Terry Stapleton

Episodes

Seasons


Years



5   1   Unknown  
1983   1982   1981   1980   1979   1978   … See all »
7 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Summer City (1977)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

The exploits of four boys who leave Sydney and head out for a weekend of surfing and adventure. Unfortunately the fun takes a serious turn when they find themselves involved in a murder.

Director: Christopher Fraser
Stars: John Jarratt, Phillip Avalon, Steve Bisley
A Country Practice (1981–1993)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Follow the highs and lows of the townsfolk of Wandin Valley. This drama TV series revolves around the daily happenings of a 'small town' rural Australian hospital, its doctors, nurses, ... See full summary »

Stars: Shane Porteous, Brian Wenzel, Lorrae Desmond
The Hero (TV Short 1979)
Short | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Australian ABC TV children's educational program shows how a TV show actor is cast and works to create an episode of a TV program.

Director: Martin Williams
Stars: Mel Gibson, Vivienne Garrett, Michael Aitkens
The Sullivans (1976–1983)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Follows the Sullivan family during the Second World War.

Stars: Steven Tandy, Lorraine Bayly, Paul Cronin
Punishment (TV Series 1981)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An Australian soap opera set in a fictional men's prison.

Stars: Mel Gibson, Robert Coleby, Ralph Cotterill
Tim (1979)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A somewhat mentally handicapped 20-year-old man works as a laborer, but everyone abuses his naiveté. A nice 40-year-old American woman hires him one day and they become close. However, the town and his family see her as predatory.

Director: Michael Pate
Stars: Piper Laurie, Mel Gibson, Alwyn Kurts
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

An earthquake in rural Australia causes a dangerous leak at WALDO, a nuclear waste storage facility. Heinrich Schmidt, an engineer badly hurt in the accident, knows that the leak will ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Barry
Stars: Steve Bisley, Arna-Maria Winchester, Ross Thompson
Matlock Police (1971–1976)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Policing in a small rural town ...early 70's popular in its day

Stars: Vic Gordon, Paul Cronin, Michael Pate
Bodyline (1984)
Drama | History | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Dramatization of the 1932/33 Test cricket series between England and Australia. Played in Australia, the series gained notoriety in Australian and worldwide cricketing history for the fact ... See full summary »

Stars: Hugo Weaving, Gary Sweet, Jim Holt
Tickled Pink (1978–1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Stars: Max Gillies, Bunney Brooke, Martin Harris
Division 4 (1969–1976)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

This series was about the wide variety of cases dealt with by the Criminal Investigation and Uniform branches at Melbourne's fictional Yarra Central police station.

Stars: Gerard Kennedy, Chuck Faulkner, Frank Taylor
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

When Pete Connely is dumped by his girlfriend, he is sentenced to a surrealistic, male-bonding prison known as The Chili Con Carne Club. Features Mel Gibson stars Kristy Swanson.

Director: Jonathan Kahn
Stars: John Philbin, Kristy Swanson, Martin Charles Warner
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Peter Adams Peter Adams ...  Det. Jeff Johnson 154 episodes, 1977-1983
Paula Duncan ...  Det. Danni Francis 154 episodes, 1977-1983
Gregory Ross Gregory Ross ...  Const. Tony Benjamin / ... 153 episodes, 1977-1983
Joanna Lockwood Joanna Lockwood ...  Valerie Johnson / ... 148 episodes, 1977-1980
Terry Norris Terry Norris ...  Sr. Sgt. Eric O'Reilly 148 episodes, 1977-1980
George Mallaby George Mallaby ...  Det. Sgt. Glen Taylor 142 episodes, 1977-1979
Rowena Wallace Rowena Wallace ...  Pamela Taylor 142 episodes, 1977-1979
Gil Tucker ...  Const. Roy Baker / ... 135 episodes, 1977-1983
John Orcsik John Orcsik ...  Det. Mike Georgiou 127 episodes, 1978-1983
Jo-Anne Moore Jo-Anne Moore ...  Gayle Taylor 99 episodes, 1977-1979
Edit

Storyline

Life in a suburban Australian police station.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

police | australia | See All (2) »

Taglines:

Cop Shop... A show about people who are cops.... And about cops who are people....

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1977 (Australia) See more »

Filming Locations:

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(582 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Several Prisoner Cell Block H appeared in the series, including George Mallaby, Peter Adams, Paula Duncan, Terry Gill, Amanda Muggleton, Michael Long and Briony Behets. See more »

Connections

Referenced in What a Year: 1980 (2007) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed