Blue Heelers (season 2)

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Blue Heelers - Season 2
Country of origin  Australia
No. of episodes 41
Broadcast
Original channel Seven Network
Original run 21 February 1995 –
21 November 1995
Home video release
DVD release date 1 December 2005
Season chronology
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The second season of the Australian police-drama Blue Heelers premiered on the Seven Network on 21 February 1995 and aired on Tuesday nights at 8:30 PM. The 41-episode season concluded 21 November 1995. The cast for this season was the same as that of the preceding season, with the omission of Ann Burbrook as Roz Patterson and with the introduction of Damian Walshe-Howling as Adam Cooper to take her place. This season of Blue Heelers was released on DVD on 1 December 2005 and was released in a two-part release; and later as a complete set.

Casting[edit]

The cast for this season was identical to that of the prior season, with the omission of Ann Burbrook as Roz Patterson and with the introduction of Damian Walshe-Howling as Adam Cooper to take her place.

Main cast for this season consisted of:

There were no changes to the main cast for this season.

Semi-regular cast members for this season include:

Notable guest stars included Robert Grubb, David Field, Maxine Klibingaitis, Rebecca Rigg, Hugh Jackman, Libby Tanner, Kris McQuade, Janet Andrewartha, Kerry Armstrong, Terry Gill, Reg Gorman, Lois Collinder, Jon Concannon, Kristian Schmid, Jeremy Kewley and Gerard Kennedy.

Production[edit]


Maggie getting a roommate, Gina Belfanti (Rachel Blakely), who quickly fell for PJ

Reception[edit]

Awards[edit]

Episodes[edit]

DVD Season # Episode # Title Director(s) Writer(s) Original airdate (Aust.)
2.2 046 "Without a Trace" 21 February 1995 (1995-02-21)
A couple go missing from their farm. Rose's ex-husband brings back painful memories. Mount Thomas has its first UFO sighting. 
2.2 047 "A Question of Courage" 28 February 1995 (1995-02-28)
While the Heelers are trying to break up and all-in brawl, Adam deserts them to call for backup on the radio. When he arrives back all he sees is Maggie lying on the floor and everybody's eyes on him. To add to Adam's bad day, he is bitten by a suspect whom he later discovers to have HIV. 
2.2 048 "A Cruel Reality" 7 March 1995 (1995-03-07)
The town's first bank robbery puzzles the Heelers and leads to an unexpected suspect 
2.2 049 "Mates" 14 March 1995 (1995-03-14)
An old friend of Tom's who betrayed his trust returns to make amends. The ex-con's return to town moves PJ and Rose to reopen his case 
2.2 050 "Out of Harm's Way" 21 March 1995 (1995-03-21)
A man's abduction of his daughter from his ex wife gets Adam personally involved when the man insists on negotiating only with him. Nick finds Adam's gun missing from his locker. He is worried, knowing that Adam is worried at the prospect of being HIV positive. Adam receives his test results. 
2.2 051 "Breaking the Cycle" 28 March 1995 (1995-03-28)
A schoolboy assaults another student and the Heelers uncover a shocking secret about the boy's family. 
2.2 052 "Heavy Traffic" 4 April 1995 (1995-04-04)
A traffic blitz in Mount Thomas causes headaches for Tom and the rest of the Heelers when Nick's friend is killed in an accident. 
2.2 053 "Gun Law" 11 April 1995 (1995-04-11)
Maggie's gun goes missing, and there could be dire consequences if it isn't found quickly. 
2.2 054 "Ripples on the Pond" 18 April 1995 (1995-04-18)
PJ and Rose investigate a clever lawyer for crimes against a Chinese restaurant owner and his family. 
3.1 055 "Protected Species" 25 April 1995 (1995-04-25)
An old friend of Tom's is attacked, but charging the offender becomes more complicated than he bargained for. 
3.1 056 "Stop for a Bite" 2 May 1995 (1995-05-02)
Rose is sent back to St Davids when it becomes clear that Mount Thomas only needs one CI 
3.1 057 "The Long and Winding Road" 9 May 1995 (1995-05-09)
When two female backpackers arrive in Mount Thomas, the male members of the station are soon competing for their attention. 
3.1 058 "The Old School Tie" 16 May 1995 (1995-05-16)
When a plane goes down in dense bushland near Mount Thomas, the Heelers are involved in a search and rescue operation, discovering a politician dragging a dead girl from the wreckage. 
3.1 059 "Motherlove" 23 May 1995 (1995-05-23)
Maggie gets personally involved with a mother and her two kids, when the mother gets involved with a gang of bikers. 
3.1 060 "Dead Ringer" 30 May 1995 (1995-05-30)
Nick has the chance to run the station during Tom's absence, the job is made more complicated by the discovery of an unidentified body in Mount Thomas which brings Nick's old homicide squad rivals to town. PJ investigates two brothers who were the chief suspects in an interstate payroll robbery. 
3.1 061 "The Lolita Blues" Peter Gawler 6 June 1995 (1995-06-06)
A school girl moves in with her teacher. 
3.1 062 "Shadowman" 13 June 1995 (1995-06-13)
Nick and Adam investigate a rape in the town of Widgeree. 
3.1 063 "Trust Me" 20 June 1995 (1995-06-20)
Sasha betrays Nick's trust to protect her brother during an investigation into stolen car parts. 
3.1 064 "Parenting" 27 June 1995 (1995-06-27)
Nick helps the family of his star basketball player fight back against vandals making their lives a misery. 
3.1 065 "Gun Crazy" 4 July 1995 (1995-07-04)
Wayne is thrown into the world of guns when a gunshop is robbed. 
3.1 066 "With Prejudice" 11 July 1995 (1995-07-11)
The team have to cope with the glare of media attention when a five-year-old girl goes missing. 
3.1 067 "Paranoia (1)" 18 July 1995 (1995-07-18)
A gunman holds Chris and Adam hostage at the Imperial and Tom is shot. When investigators probe allegations of corruption, tempers fray. 
3.1 068 "Paranoia (2)" 25 July 1995 (1995-07-25)
The mood of paranoia intensifies as the Heelers set out to capture the prison escapees and avenge Tom's shooting. 
3.1 069 "The Collector" 1 August 1995 (1995-08-01)
A routine robbery investigation is complicated when it is discovered that aboriginal artefacts are involved. 
3.1 070 "Homecoming Queen" John Wood 8 August 1995 (1995-08-08)
An old schoolfriend visits Tom and soon becomes under suspicion in a robbery investigation. 
3.1 071 "Secrets" 15 August 1995 (1995-08-15)
Pro active policing is required when a local schoolgirl becomes the victim of harassment by her classmates after she has an abortion. A gang of bullies plague the school, targeting one girl in particular and the Heelers vow to stamp out the problem. 
3.1 072 "The Last Straw" 22 August 1995 (1995-08-22)
The Heelers are embroiled in a bovine saga when a farmer's prize bull is shot dead. Meanwhile, Adam realises that Chris is not interested in him. 
3.1 073 "The Best of Rivals" 29 August 1995 (1995-08-29)
The lives of Wayne and Nick tragically collide, when Nick befriends a young graffiti artist and Wayne helps a mate. Maggie and Wayne prepare for the Senior Constable exam. 
3.1 074 "Swings and Roundabouts" 5 September 1995 (1995-09-05)
The Blue Heelers investigate a drug theft at the hospital. 
3.1 075 "Double Jeopardy (1)" 12 September 1995 (1995-09-12)
The team learn that a well known trouble maker has been released early from prison. A criminal's wife agrees to help the police, who can't protect her. Wayne gets involved with the wife of a criminal. 
3.1 076 "Double Jeopardy (2)" 19 September 1995 (1995-09-19)
The Kennys rough up Wayne, he is forced to fight for his career and reputation as Kate charges him with sexual assault. Wayne's choices lands him in hot water. 
3.2 077 "The Mongrel Factor" 26 September 1995 (1995-09-26)
Gold Fever overcomes the citizens of Mount Thomas, with potentially tragic consequences. 
3.2 078 "Just Desserts" 3 October 1995 (1995-10-03)
Maggie reveals hidden talents when she fills in as Police Prosecutor during a trial. But can she match up against the experience of Defence Lawyer Brady Jackson, after which she becomes friendly with, PJ becomes jealous. 
3.2 079 "Unnatural Death" 10 October 1995 (1995-10-10)
When a Vietnam veteran is found murderered in his hospital bed, the Blue Heelers must solve the mystery. 
3.2 080 "Tough Love" 17 October 1995 (1995-10-17)
Nick relives an old nightmare. 
3.2 081 "A Question of Loyalties" 24 October 1995 (1995-10-24)
Maggie enlists help from an old ally (her father) when trying to uncover the truth behind allegations against PJ. 
3.2 082 "Vow of Silence" 17 October 1995 (1995-10-17)
A young girl's trauma creates a conflict for the Heelers; a conflict between Faith and Prejudice. 
3.2 083 "Juggling with Smoke" 30 October 1995 (1995-10-30)
It may be Melbourne Cup day but, for PJ, all bets are off, he has a major crime to solve. 
3.2 084 "The Discount Suit" 7 November 1995 (1995-11-07)
Wayne has to balance loyalty to his job and a friend when a mate's blood sample goes missing. 
3.2 085 "Brotherly Love (1)" 14 November 1995 (1995-11-14)
Adam's brother visits for Christmas. Tom's Christmas party ends in horror. 
3.2 086 "Brotherly Love (2)" 21 November 1995 (1995-11-21)
Gina's life is thrown into chaos and Monica Draper arrives to help with the rape investigation. 


DVD release[edit]

The Complete Second Season: Part 1
Bh dvd2.1.jpg Set Details Special Features
  • 19 Episodes (855 Mins.)
  • Episodes 18 - 36
  • 5-Disc Set
  • Full Frame
  • English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
  • Slipcase Packaging
  • Photo Gallery
  • Audio Commentary on Ep. 19: 'Good Cop, Bad Cop'
Release Dates
 Australia
1 December 2005[1]
The Complete Second Season: Part 2
Bh dvd2.2.jpg Set Details Special Features
  • 18 Episodes (810 Mins.)
  • Episodes 37 - 54
  • 5-Disc Set
  • Full Frame
  • English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
  • Slipcase Packaging
  • Photo Gallery
  • Audio Commentary on Ep. 44: 'Luck of the Draw'
Release Dates
 Australia
1 December 2005[1]
The Complete Second Season
Set Details Special Features
  • 37 Episodes (1665 Mins.)
  • Episodes 18 - 54
  • 11-Disc Set
  • Full Frame
  • English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
  • Slipcase Packaging
  • Photo Gallery
  • Audio Commentary on Ep. 19: 'Good Cop, Bad Cop'
Release Dates
 Australia
1 December 2005[1]

References[edit]


General
Specific
  1. ^ a b c Editors. Blue Heelers: Season 2, Part 1 DVD. Chaos.com. Retrieved 26 April 2008.