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When a corporate lawyer's professional and personal lives crumble she leaves the city with her children to live in a small seaside town and becomes a local judge.

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Deb Cox, Andrew Knight
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Cast

Series cast summary:
John Howard ...  Bob Jelly 47 episodes, 1998-2019
Sigrid Thornton ...  Laura Gibson 47 episodes, 1998-2019
Kerry Armstrong ...  Heather Jelly 46 episodes, 1998-2019
Kevin Harrington Kevin Harrington ...  Kevin Findlay 45 episodes, 1998-2019
Jill Forster ...  Meredith Monahan 39 episodes, 1998-2000
Cassandra Magrath ...  Miranda Gibson 39 episodes, 1998-2000
Kane McNay Kane McNay ...  Rupert Gibson 39 episodes, 1998-2000
Kate Atkinson ...  Karen Miller 38 episodes, 1998-2000
Tom Long ...  Angus Kabiri 38 episodes, 1998-2000
Christopher Lyons Christopher Lyons ...  Trevor Findlay 38 episodes, 1998-2000
Bruce Alexander ...  Sergeant Grey 36 episodes, 1998-2000
Alan Cassell Alan Cassell ...  Harold Fitzwalter 35 episodes, 1998-2000
Georgina Naidu ...  Phrani Gupta 33 episodes, 1998-2019
Bryony Price Bryony Price ...  Jules Jelly 29 episodes, 1998-2000
Cameron Nugent Cameron Nugent ...  Craig Jelly 28 episodes, 1998-2000
William McInnes ...  Max Connors 24 episodes, 1999-2000
Brett Swain ...  Griff 23 episodes, 1998-2000
Alice Garner ...  Carmen Blake / ... 20 episodes, 1998-2000
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When a corporate lawyer's professional and personal lives crumble she leaves the city with her children to live in a small seaside town and becomes a local judge. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1998 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Irány a túlsó part See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(39 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Was announced in October 2018, the show would be making a comeback for the 2019 Aussie TV season, 20 years after it finished. See more »

Quotes

Laura Gibson: Oh, every family's got a few skeletons in the closet.
Miranda Gibson: So you don't mind me telling everyone that your sister's about to have my father's baby, and that my brother and I will have a cousin that will also be our half-brother or sister?
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Connections

Referenced in The Masked Singer Australia: Episode #1.5 (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

SeaChange End Song
(Richard Pleasance (as R. Pleasance))
Gotham Music/PolyGram Music
Performed by Wendy Morrison and Richard Pleasance
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Absolutely brilliant series
10 April 2004 | by StillThePrettiestSee all my reviews

This is a gem of a series, just perfectly put together, and - that rare thing - something which knew when to stop, so there is no tailing off, just a glorious and appropriate finish. It's funny, clever, warm and beautiful, and every character is perfectly cast, from the main players (Sigrid Thornton, David Wenham, in later seasons William McInnes) through to the supporting cast (Tom Long and John Howard are standouts, but they're all good). As time goes on there are 'in-jokes' and things to look out for, such as the short exchanges between Kevin and his son at the end of every episode, and the viewer feels a part of this wonderful and quirky community. It's scandalous (but not really surprising, I suppose) that Australia is known overseas by shows like Neighbours and Home and Away, and this wonderful piece of art has not yet received due recognition. I live in hope!!

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