"Home and Away" chronicles the lives, loves, happiness and heart-breaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town just outside of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.

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Series cast summary:
Ray Meagher ...  Alf Stewart / ... 4,017 episodes, 1988-2019
Lynne McGranger ...  Irene Roberts 2,277 episodes, 1993-2019
Emily Symons Emily Symons ...  Marilyn Chambers / ... 1,856 episodes, 1989-2019
Ada Nicodemou ...  Leah Patterson-Baker / ... 1,737 episodes, 2000-2019
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"Home and Away" chronicles the lives, loves, happiness and heart-breaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town just outside of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.

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Life is rarely plain sailing for the hunks and hotties of Summer Bay, and that's why we love it. Join your favorite Aussies as they face the trials and tribulations of the not-so-sleepy beach-side town, coping with everything from love and lust to tears and tragedies...often in the same episode! See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

Seven Network [Australia]

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 1988 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Be namu negerai See more »

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7 Network See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Hayley's (Bec Hewitt) pregnancy was written for the show before Cartwright found out she really was pregnant. She was replaced by Ella Scott Lynch, who played the part for the remainder of the year. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the years, numerous characters have referred to "the city" (meaning Sydney) as being either "up" or "down" from Summer Bay. The general consensus, however, is that Summer Bay is north of Sydney (approximately 100km away), as is the real-life filming location. See more »

Quotes

Morag Bellingham: Well, if it isn't the young man who insulted me on the beach a few days ago.
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Crazy Credits

In June 1996 the credits changed so Shane approaches from the other side of the screen, causing Angel to be confused. See more »

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Referenced in Dancing with the Stars: 2008 Grand Final (2008) See more »

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It's Only Natural
Written by Neil Finn (uncredited) and Tim Finn (uncredited)
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I Think Its Good!!!!
23 March 2000 | by sian2kSee all my reviews

I think that Home and Away is really good even though every child in the cast apart from 3 are misfits of some sorts i.e. runaway's and drug addicts!! And every family has at least 1 adopted child and you wonder where do they get the money to support these children?? The way they accept the kids is stupid too its like just come on in and live here with the other freaks in the house!! But its silly stories and funny cast are very entertaining!


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