List of Hey Dad..! episodes

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The following is a list of episodes for the television show Hey Dad..!.

Unaired episodes[edit]

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
Pilot 0 HDA-000 unaired Kevin Burston Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
An increasingly distressed Martin fires his know-it-all secretary Miss Stephens. Cousin Betty meets the Kellys for the first time when she arrives from Walgett, and the police are called when Betty's luggage disappears. Guest starring Tina Bursill as Det. Sgt. Anne Burke, Emma Gray as Miss Stephens, and Scott Higgins as Det. McEwan. Note: The pilot was produced in September 1985, but was never aired in its original form. The pilot was made available to the public for the first time on the 2008 German DVD release of Hey Dad..! Season 1. Prior to this, scenes from the pilot had only been aired as part of the flashback episode, Country Cousin.
One for the Road (version 1) - unknown unaired Kevin Burston Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty settles into the office, and Martin confronts Simon about damage to the Volvo. Note: This was the second episode to be recorded. This episode had never been seen by the public in its original form until Polyband included it on their Hey Dad..! Season 1 DVD release. Prior to this, scenes from this episode had only been aired as part of the flashback episode, One for the Road (version 2).

Season 1 (1987)[edit]

The only season to include cast member Paul Smith (Simon), and guest appearances by Tina Bursill (Detective Sergeant Anne Burke). The first 12 episodes were produced in 1986. The season 1 opening credits feature the cast having their pictures taken during a picnic in the park. This was shot at Boronia Park in Hunters Hill.

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
Just a Formality 1 HDA-001 11 February 1987 Kevin Burston Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Debbie's formal threatens to be a disaster, despite help from Betty and Nudge. Guest starring Jeremy Shadlow as Adrian Stevenage. Note: This was the third episode to be recorded.
Post Early for Charisma 2 HDA-002 18 February 1987 Kevin Burston Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
In an attempt to improve his luck with the ladies, Nudge embarks on a charisma diet.
Home from the Hills 3 HDA-003 25 February 1987 Kevin Burston Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin's mother returns from trekking in the Himalayas. Guest starring Moya O'Sullivan as Grandma.
Nudge Nudge Wink Wink 4 HDA-004 4 March 1987 Kevin Burston Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty auditions for a role in The Sound of Music, and Nudge sleeps over.
The Firing Line 5 HDA-005 11 March 1987 Kevin Burston Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty is fired from her job, and Nudge has a Sesame Street fixation.
Meet Hector the Piano 6 HDA-006 18 March 1987 Kevin Burston Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty finds a flat, and is reunited with one of her prized possessions, while Simon falls in love with his teacher.
Battle Stations 7 HDA-007 25 March 1987 Kevin Burston Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
A rainy day increases the tensions in the Kelly house.
Sick in Transit 8 HDA-008 1 April 1987 Kevin Burston Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin's Day of the Year becomes more memorable with family aid.
Licence to Kill 9 HDA-009 8 April 1987 Kevin Burston Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge tries for a driver's licence and Debbie tries to leave school.
Fair Cop 10 HDA-010 15 April 1987 Kevin Burston Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin joins Neighbourhood Watch after meeting Detective Sergeant Anne Burke. Guest starring Tina Bursill.
Country Cousin 11 HDA-011 22 April 1987 Kevin Burston Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
The Kellys recall their first meeting with Betty. Guest starring Tina Bursill as Det. Sgt. Anne Burke, Emma Gray as Miss Stephens, and Scott Higgins as Det. McEwan. Note: This is the first flashback episode, featuring previously unaired footage of the pilot. This was also the first episode screened in Germany.
One for the Road (version 2) 12 HDA-012 29 April 1987 Kevin Burston Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon is in trouble when he smashes the Volvo after being in a pub. Note: This flashback episode contains scenes from One for the Road (version 1). As done with Country Cousin, new pre-flashback scenes were recorded and added to explain the break in continuity. A lot of Martin's one-liners to camera in version 1 are cut out of this version due to time constraints with the added scenes.
Justice I Suspected 13 HDA-013 6 May 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge is arrested by the police and put on trial.
In The Mode 14 HDA-014 13 May 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Plans for Simon's birthday party come adrift when Debbie wants new clothes. Note: Cast regular Sarah Monahan does not appear in this episode.
The Dating Game 15 HDA-015 20 May 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge acts as a matchmaker between Martin and Sergeant Anne. Guest starring Tina Bursill. Note: Cast regular Sarah Monahan does not appear in this episode.
Sulky Jenny, Flipper and Hamlet 16 HDA-016 27 May 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon tries to get out of playing Hamlet in the school play, and Jenny's frustrations with the family boil over.
Stan the Man 17 HDA-017 3 June 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty's boyfriend Stan Hickey arrives to claim her as his bride. Guest starring Bill Young.
Leader of the Pack 18 HDA-018 10 June 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon's best friend becomes more interested in motorbikes than their friendship.
Do the Right Thing 19 HDA-019 17 June 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon has to decide if he should dob in a drug dealer at school. Note: Cast regular Sarah Monahan does not appear in this episode.
Matinee Idle 20 HDA-020 24 June 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Concerned about violence on TV, Martin books a holiday without television.
Mum's the Word 21 HDA-021 1 July 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin plans to sell the house, but hasn't told the children. His mother becomes coach for Simon and Nudge's cricket team. Guest starring Moya O'Sullivan.
Cop This Lot 22 HDA-022 8 July 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin continues his relationship with Sergeant Anne Burke, and Debbie gets her L plates. Guest starring Tina Bursill.
Nudge the Love God 23 HDA-023 15 July 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge falls in love with the new girl in town. Guest starring Shannon Kenny as Tracey. Note: Cast regular Sarah Monahan does not appear in this episode.
Jono & Dano Meet Nudgo the Magnificent 24 HDA-024 22 July 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge, Simon and Debbie enter the Have A Go TV talent contest. Guest starring Jono & Dano as themselves, and Denise Drysdale, Frankie J. Holden & Jeanne Little as the judges. Note: Cast regular Sarah Monahan does not appear in this episode.
Democracy at Work 25 HDA-025 29 July 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge and Simon are worried about how to vote in the election. Note: "Dobbin" appears courtesy of the RSPCA.
Panda Monium 26 HDA-026 5 August 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty buys Martin a stuffed panda, and Simon studies hard for the exams, though Nudge doesn't care.
Nun Today Thank You 27 HDA-027 12 August 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
The Kellys find themselves face to face with a nine year old nun.
As Time Goes By 28 HDA-028 2 September 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin thinks he's having a mid life crisis. Guest starring Tina Bursill as Det. Sgt. Anne Burke.
Mumps the Word 29 HDA-029 9 September 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
When Jenny comes down with a case of the mumps, Martin tries to contact his mother for advice, but she's deep in the Amazon.
Horror Scope 30 HDA-030 16 September 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Journalist Nudge thinks he's found a scoop.
Cyberphobia 31 HDA-031 23 September 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin gets a computer for the office. Guest starring Paris & Larissa Burnett as Angela and Kathy.
Tycoon Nudge 32 HDA-032 30 September 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge makes his entrance into the world of high finance.
Tall Tales But True 33 HDA-033 7 October 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
The return of Stan Hickey brings bad news for Betty. Guest starring Bill Young. Note: Cast regular Paul Smith does not appear in this episode.
Not the Volvo 34 HDA-034 14 October 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
The Volvo is stolen, and no one but Martin cares. Guest starring Tina Bursill as Det. Sgt. Anne Burke. Note: Cast regular Sarah Monahan does not appear in this episode.
A Laws Unto Himself 35 HDA-035 21 October 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge enters the art world, and Betty's favorite radio announcer helps her get a raise. Guest starring John Laws as himself. Note: Cast regular Sarah Monahan does not appear in this episode.
Debbie's Debut 36 HDA-036 28 October 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge incorrectly thinks he's taking Debbie to her debutante ball.
A Friend Indeed 37 HDA-037 4 November 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin feels he needs a change of image.
Everything Must Go 38 HDA-038 11 November 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin's garage sale is a bit light-on for customers. Note: Paul Smith's final appearance as Simon.
Affairs of the Heart 39 HDA-039 18 November 1987 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
After Simon leaves for the United States, Nudge finally has some success in the romance stakes. Note: Cast regular Paul Smith is credited but does not appear in this episode.

Season 2 (1988)[edit]

Marks the debut of new cast regular Christopher Mayer as Simon, and Joanne Samuel's first guest appearance as Jeanette. It is also the first time creative duties are assigned to writers other than Gary Reilly and John Flanagan. A new opening titles sequence features the regular cast members posing for photographs in the Kelly house.

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
Home at Last! 40 HDA2-001 10 February 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon arrives back from his trip to America. Guest starring Moya O'Sullivan as Grandma. Note: Christopher Mayer's first episode as Simon.
Plumbers Do It Better! 41 HDA2-002 17 February 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge isn't worried about his HSC results, because he has a job lined up.
Cat-astrophie 42 HDA2-003 24 February 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin is locked in an endless struggle with the local cat.
Working Bee 43 HDA2-004 2 March 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin is offered a job away from home, and Nudge becomes a banker.
Phone Home - If You Can! 44 HDA2-005 9 March 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin has trouble getting Telecom to fix the phone service.
Sorry! Wrong Answer 45 HDA2-006 16 March 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin gets an answering machine for the office.
Follow That Wave! 46 HDA2-007 23 March 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon and Nudge teach Martin and Debbie how to surf.
The Love Triangle 47 HDA2-008 30 March 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin finds himself the object of a beautiful client's affection. Guest starring Candy Raymond as Felicity Simpson-Green.
Suspicious Stan 48 HDA2-009 6 April 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Stan thinks Betty is having an affair, and tries to catch her in the act. Guest starring Bill Young as Stan Hickey.
Turning Japanese 49 HDA2-010 13 April 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty takes up Japanese to improve her chances at an audition.
Tycoon Debbie 50 HDA2-011 20 April 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Debbie starts a business designing T-shirts.
With Love - Nudge 51 HDA2-012 27 April 1988 Sally Brady Steve J. Spears
Simon tutors Nudge in the art of writing love letters. Note: Cast regular Sarah Monahan does not appear in this episode.
The Party! 52 HDA2-013 4 May 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon and Debbie throw a party while Martin is away on business. Note: Cast regular Sarah Monahan does not appear in this episode.
Get Crook Soon 53 HDA2-014 11 May 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge and Debbie think of a way to amass a quick fortune.
Paris or Bust 54 HDA2-015 18 May 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Debbie wants to study in Paris, but Martin forbids it.
Feast or Famine 55 HDA2-016 25 May 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon, Nudge and Debbie take part in the 40 Hour Famine. Guest starring Bill Young as Stan Hickey.
Safety Last! 56 HDA2-017 1 June 1988 Sally Brady Bill Young, Kym Goldsworthy
A spate of burglaries gives the Kellys reason to worry about Betty.
For the Love of Art 57 HDA2-018 8 June 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin is worried when Jenny takes to reading romance novels.
Make My Day 58 HDA2-019 15 June 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
The family is stunned when Simon announces his engagement.
Designer Love 59 HDA2-020 22 June 1988 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Bill Young
Betty and Jenny turns their hands to redecorating Martin's office.
Bash and Trash 60 HDA2-021 29 June 1988 Sally Brady David Cummings
Nudge teaches Jenny how to be a lady, and Betty writes a romance novel.
Simon Says!! 61 HDA2-022 6 July 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon and Nudge express their disapproval of Debbie's new boyfriend. Guest starring Tom Jennings as Tom Bennett.
Strike Me Lucky 62 HDA2-023 13 July 1988 Sally Brady Hugh Stuckey
Betty goes on strike, and Simon and Nudge buy a Volkswagen.
How Green Is My Volksy? 63 HDA2-024 20 July 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge finds himself homeless.
The Black and White Blues 64 HDA2-025 27 July 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Debbie plots to get mentioned in a newspaper's social column, and Simon resigns from his job.
Chain of Iron 65 HDA2-026 3 August 1988 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Bill Young
Betty is concerned after she receives a chain letter in the mail, and the boys are impressed with Debbie's Ironman date. Guest starring Craig Riddington as himself.
Home Sweet Home 66 HDA2-027 10 August 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan, David Cummings
Nudge moves into his own flat, and asks Debbie how to impress girls.
Just Being Neighbourly 67 HDA2-028 31 August 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin falls in love when a new neighbour moves in. Guest starring Joanne Samuel as Jeanette Taylor.
Shopping for Love 68 HDA2-029 7 September 1988 Sally Brady Hugh Stuckey
Martin has a date with a woman he met in the supermarket.
Keeping Mum 69 HDA2-030 14 September 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Debbie discovers the identity of Jenny's secret friend. Note: An image of Martin's deceased wife Margaret is shown for the first time in this episode. The photograph is actually of Simone Buchanan's mother.
Up, Up and Away 70 HDA2-031 21 September 1988 Sally Brady Hugh Stuckey
Martin has a dream come true, and Betty goes into business with Nudge.
Share and Share Alike 71 HDA2-032 28 September 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon and Nudge have difficulty sharing the Volkswagen. Guest starring Moya O'Sullivan as Grandma.
VW for Sale 72 HDA2-033 5 October 1988 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Bill Young
Martin finds a solution to the arguments over the Volkswagen. Guest starring Michael Caton as Chris Gordon.
Up the Well Known Creek 73 HDA2-034 12 October 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon, Nudge and Debbie plan a river trip. Guest starring Bill Young as Stan Hickey.
My Affair Lady 74 HDA2-035 19 October 1988 Sally Brady Bill Young, Kym Goldsworthy
Betty is convinced she's having an affair with the local greengrocer.
Out of Sight - Out of Mind 75 HDA2-036 26 October 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Debbie refuses to admit she's having trouble with her vision.
Keep Taking the Meditation! 76 HDA2-037 2 November 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Debbie, Simon and Nudge find the way to enlightenment.
Timely Fashion 77 HDA2-038 9 November 1988 Sally Brady Ken Matthews, David Witt
With firings on the horizon, Simon and Nudge try to impress their boss.
Once a Knight Is Enough 78 HDA2-039 16 November 1988 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
The stakes are high when Martin takes part in a game of chess.

Season 3 (1989-1990)[edit]

With 49 episodes produced in 1989, this is the longest of any Hey Dad..! season, and the only one to feature guest appearances by Beth Buchanan (Cousin Elaine) and Kate Morris (Katie). It is also the first time that exterior shots of the Kelly house are shown.

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
Trees Company 79 HDA3-001 8 February 1989 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy
Martin is commissioned by the council to build a Bicentennial monument.
A Losing Battle 80 HDA3-002 15 February 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Jenny wants Martin and Betty to attend her parent-teacher night. Guest starring Lloyd Morris as Father Gerry Temple.
The Girl on the Cutting Room Floor 81 HDA3-003 22 February 1989 Sally Brady Ken Matthews, David Witt
Debbie gets a role in a soft drink commercial.
The Late Miss Kelly 82 HDA3-004 1 March 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Debbie gets home late and incurs Martin's wrath.
A Question of Royalty 83 HDA3-005 8 March 1989 Sally Brady Bill Young, Kym Goldsworthy
Nudge thinks he's adopted and may be of royal descent.
Generation Scrap 84 HDA3-006 15 March 1989 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Betty becomes fixated by a new electric pencil sharpener.
May the Farce Be with You 85 HDA3-007 22 March 1989 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Bill Young
Betty uses a crystal to try to bring peace and harmony to the household.
Three's a Crowd 86 HDA3-008 29 March 1989 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Debbie and Jenny are unwilling to share a room. Guest starring Moya O'Sullivan as Grandma.
For the Love of Martin 87 HDA3-009 5 April 1989 Sally Brady Hugh Stuckey
Martin meets his soulmate, and Betty thinks Stan has been unfaithful. Guest starring Joanne Samuel as Jeanette Taylor.
Kissing Cousins 88 HDA3-010 12 April 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
The household gets a shock when another relative from the country arrives. Guest starring Beth Buchanan as Cousin Elaine.
Betty's Better Letterhead 89 HDA3-011 19 April 1989 Sally Brady Ken Matthews, David Witt
Betty takes it upon herself to redesign the office stationery.
Job for the Boy 90 HDA3-012 26 April 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin is talked into giving Simon a job in the office. Note: Cast regular Christopher Truswell does not appear in this episode.
That's Shoe Biz 91 HDA3-013 3 May 1989 Sally Brady Stephen Quinn
Debbie wants a clothing allowance, and Stan proposes marriage to Betty. Guest starring Bill Young.
Betty's Wedding - Part 1 92 HDA3-014 10 May 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
The whole household prepares for Betty's marriage to Stan. Guest starring Bill Young.
Betty's Wedding - Part 2 93 HDA3-015 17 May 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Stan isn't sure he can go through with the wedding. Guest starring Bill Young as Stan Hickey, Kevin Golsby as Monsignor O'Donohue, and Joanne Samuel as Jeanette Taylor.
The Double Date 94 HDA3-016 24 May 1989 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Nudge receives lessons in etiquette from Debbie.
The Beat Goes Wrong 95 HDA3-017 31 May 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon and Nudge develop an interest in drumming.
Banana Republic Blues 96 HDA3-018 7 June 1989 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin is confused when he gets a cheque written on a banana. Guest starring Lloyd Morris as Andy.
Family Law 97 HDA3-019 14 June 1989 Sally Brady Neil Stewart, Joan Flanagan
Jenny is fed up with the family and tries to divorce them.
Visiting Rights 98 HDA3-020 21 June 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
The rest of the family is upset when Martin allows cousin Elaine to stay. Guest starring Beth Buchanan.
Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner 99 HDA3-021 28 June 1989 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Debbie takes care of Jenny after a billy cart accident.
Kiss and Makeup 100 HDA3-022 5 July 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin hires his neighbour Jeanette to do some decorating for a client. Guest starring Joanne Samuel.
Phantom on the Roof 101 HDA3-023 12 July 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge enters a TV quiz show, with The Phantom comic as his special subject.
Democracy Rules K.O. 102 HDA3-024 19 July 1989 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Jenny nominates for school captain, and Simon has trouble enrolling at university. Guest starring Sharon Tamlyn as Const. Julie, Doug Scroope as Sgt. Maloney, and Kate Morris as Katie.
Never an Idol Moment 103 HDA3-025 26 July 1989 Leigh Spence Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty searches for a new role model.
Ol' Black Thumb Is Back 104 HDA3-026 9 August 1989 Leigh Spence Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin has the kiss of death where his indoor plants are concerned.
Time Healeys All Wounds 105 HDA3-027 16 August 1989 Leigh Spence Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin is tempted to purchase an Austin-Healey sports car.
The Name Rings a Bell 106 HDA3-028 23 August 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge and Betty install a new, more powerful electronic doorbell.
Crime and Punishment 107 HDA3-029 30 August 1989 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Betty is evacuated when a flash flood hits her flat.
Stop Thief! 108 HDA3-030 6 September 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty wants a company car, but ends up on the wrong side of the law.
Say a Little Prayer For Me! 109 HDA3-031 13 September 1989 Sally Brady Neil Stewart, Joan Flanagan
Simon turns to religion, and Jenny cleans up on the stock market.
Here's Mud In Your Eye 110 HDA3-032 20 September 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Unable to get a company car, Betty finds a new way to get to work. Guest starring Kate Morris as Katie.
In the Name of Art 111 HDA3-033 27 September 1989 Sally Brady Stephen Quinn
Martin takes up painting as a hobby, but his efforts aren't appreciated.
Finders Speakers 112 HDA3-034 4 October 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge earns some extra money by selling stolen hi-fi equipment
Room to Let 113 HDA3-035 11 October 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge offers to take over Simon's room when Simon moves out.
A Finite Romance 114 HDA3-036 18 October 1989 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Betty decides to put a stop to Martin and Jeanette's romance. Guest starring Joanne Samuel.
The Cluck of the Draw 115 HDA3-037 25 October 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge gets into trouble working for a fast food company. Guest starring Natalie McCurry as Solva Elvirani, and Tom Oliver as the waiter.
Time Out 116 HDA3-038 1 November 1989 Sally Brady Hugh Stuckey, John Flanagan
Betty decides to create a time capsule and starts filming everyone. Guest starring Beth Buchanan as Elaine.
Colour My World 117 HDA3-039 8 November 1989 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon takes steps to stop Debbie and Jenny borrowing his clothes.
Knocked Off 118 HDA3-040 15 November 1989 Kevin Burston Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Debbie looks forward to finally becoming mobile.
You May Quote Me 119 HDA3-041 31 January 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin lets Simon and Nudge have a look at the plumbing.
The Fax of Life 120 HDA3-042 7 February 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
A series of strange fax messages attracts Betty's interest. Guest starring Kate Morris as Katie.
Scratch My Back 121 HDA3-043 14 February 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
The entire household gets struck down with chicken pox. Guest starring Joanne Samuel as Jeanette Taylor.
Debbie Does Taurus 122 HDA3-044 21 February 1990 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Debbie takes up astrology, and Martin decides to build a shed.
Type-casting 123 HDA3-045 28 February 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin replaces Betty with a new secretary. Guest starring Julie Haseler as Tina Morris.
Doctor Betty I Presume 124 HDA3-046 7 March 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty studies first aid, but her enthusiasm is overwhelming.
Welcome to Our Lovely Home 125 HDA3-047 14 March 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge plans a party for the Kellys - at their own home.
Vive La Difference 126 HDA3-048 21 March 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Debbie is sick of being conservative and tries something new.
Love Stinks 127 HDA3-049 28 March 1990 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Nudge has problems when he falls for his university lecturer.

Season 4 (1990-1991)[edit]

The fourth season features Joanne Samuel's final appearance as neighbour Jeanette, and Naomi Watts' television series debut as Simon's girlfriend, Belinda. All Season 4 episodes were produced in 1990.

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
Credit Where Credit's Due 128 HDA4-001 4 April 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty gets a credit card, but sinks further and further into debt.
Power Crazy 129 HDA4-002 11 April 1990 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Betty takes an assertiveness course, and Martin is stunned by the results.
Ask Me No Questions 130 HDA4-003 18 April 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin is tricked into appearing on a quiz programme. Guest starring Bill Young as Stan Hickey.
A Mind for Business 131 HDA4-004 25 April 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty announces her intention to improve her mind.
Nostradamus Nudge 132 HDA4-005 2 May 1990 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Nudge thinks he has the power to see into the future.
The Bald Facts 133 HDA4-006 9 May 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon is concerned that he may be thinning up top.
Left at the Post 134 HDA4-007 16 May 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty suspects that she is really left-handed. Guest starring Moya O'Sullivan as Grandma Lois Kelly, and Joanne Samuel as Jeanette Taylor.
Seducer in the Kitchen 135 HDA4-008 23 May 1990 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Simon attempts to make a meal from the Seducer's Cookbook.
The Donkey Vote 136 HDA4-009 30 May 1990 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Elections for school council cause a division between Simon and Nudge.
Lovesick 137 HDA4-010 6 June 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Jenny finds herself the recipient of unwanted attention from the local paperboy. Guest starring Kevin Lester as Duncan.
Jobs for the Boys 138 HDA4-011 13 June 1990 Kevin Burston Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin takes on a job at an architectural firm and fires Betty. Guest starring Jim Holt as Brian Edwards.
Writing Wrongs 139 HDA4-012 20 June 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin hires one of Debbie's ex-boyfriends to do some plumbing work. Guest starring Zachery McKay as Peter.
If the Cap Fits 140 HDA4-013 27 June 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty wants a hard-hat so she can accompany Martin on building sites.
Time's Up 141 HDA4-014 4 July 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty has problems coping with a new clock.
High Flying 142 HDA4-015 11 July 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
With help from Debbie, Martin tries to overcome his fear of heights.
Age Old Tradition 143 HDA4-016 18 July 1990 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Betty's birthday is approaching, and Martin decides to have a party. Guest starring Bill Young as Stan Hickey.
All Washed Up 144 HDA4-017 25 July 1990 Sally Brady John Flanagan
The installation of a dishwasher doesn't stop the family from arguing.
Game Set and Match 145 HDA4-018 1 August 1990 Kevin Burston John Flanagan
Martin finds himself unwillingly coaching Jenny's netball team. Guest starring Kate Morris as Katie, and Lisa James, Emilie Eccles & Christie Rynan as the Netball Team.
Testing Time 146 HDA4-019 8 August 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty is stressed when it comes time to sit her trial HSC exams.
The Write Stuff 147 HDA4-020 29 August 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
While cleaning Jenny's room, Martin finds her diary and reads it.
Eternal Quadrangle 148 HDA4-021 5 September 1990 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Nudge and Simon go on a double date, but complications ensue. Guest starring Naomi Watts as Belinda.
The Nudge File 149 HDA4-022 12 September 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge takes a stance against corruption, and jeopardises Martin's job. Guest starring Doug Scroope as Mr. Blunt.
What an Experience 150 HDA4-023 19 September 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Debbie does her work experience in the office under Betty's guidance.
Betty Had a Little Lamington 151 HDA4-024 26 September 1990 Sally Brady
Betty asks the family to help her with the charity lamington drive.
Play It Again Sam 152 HDA4-025 3 October 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin takes it upon himself to find the family of a lost six year old boy. Guest starring Christopher Fare as Sam, and Ben Franklin as the Police Sergeant.
Bulk Bill Dill 153 HDA4-026 10 October 1990 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Simon's inexpert reading of a medical book has him convinced he's dying. Guest starring Naomi Watts as Belinda.
Would You Buy a Used Half Car from This Man? 154 HDA4-027 17 October 1990 Robert Meillon Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty is duped into buying a half-share in the Volkswagen from Simon.
Out for the Count 155 HDA4-028 24 October 1990 Tina Butler Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin needs a blood test, but has to face his fear of needles.
Rating TV 156 HDA4-029 31 October 1990 Sally Brady
When the Kellys are asked to fill in a TV ratings diary, Martin insists they only watch quality programmes.
Get Rich Quick 157 HDA4-030 7 November 1990 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge finds a way to get rich, and Martin takes on a work experience student. Guest starring Nana Coburn as Amanda Crisp. Note: This episode marks the first time the exterior of the Kelly house is seen in the opening credits.
Lucky Nudge 158 HDA4-031 13 February 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge thinks that he has won the lottery.
Pedal Power 159 HDA4-032 20 February 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin finds himself challenged to a bicycle race against Betty. Guest starring Stephen Comey as Geoffrey.
Formally First 160 HDA4-033 27 February 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Jenny prepares for her first school formal, and Martin goes on a cholesterol-free diet.
Flickering Flame 161 HDA4-034 6 March 1991 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin catches up with a former love. Guest starring Penne Hackforth-Jones as Kate Eastwood.

Season 5 (1991)[edit]

The first of all remaining seasons to have 13 episodes. Highlighted as the final season of cast members Simone Buchanan (Debbie), Christopher Truswell (Nudge) and Moya O'Sullivan (Grandma). Rachael Beck (Sam) joins the cast. Features the first guest appearance of Matthew Krok (Arthur MacArthur) and a cameo by Hey Dad..! writer Kym Goldsworthy.

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
Forget Me Not! 162 HDA5-001 13 March 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge is hit with a cricket ball and gets amnesia.
Funnel Trouble 163 HDA5-002 20 March 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin and Debbie agree that it's time she moved out.
Think Pig! 164 HDA5-003 10 April 1991 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Stan Hickey has money troubles and comes to the Kellys for help. Guest starring Bill Young.
Island of Work 165 HDA5-004 17 April 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Debbie finds getting a job is more difficult than she thought. Note: Simone Buchanan's final episode as a cast regular.
Breaker Breaker 166 HDA5-005 24 April 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty takes up a new hobby - CB radio. Note: Rachael Beck's first episode as Martin's niece, Samantha.
Mother Love 167 HDA5-006 1 May 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin's mother comes to stay to help look after Sam. Guest starring Moya O'Sullivan.
Cupid Strikes Again 168 HDA5-007 8 May 1991 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
The installation of a new burglar alarm causes nothing but trouble.
Small Return 169 HDA5-008 15 May 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty joins Neighbourhood Watch, and Nudge falls in love with Sam. Guest starring Matthew Krok as Arthur MacArthur.
Broadcast Buddy 170 HDA5-009 22 May 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty gets involved in a romantic entanglement over her CB radio. Guest starring Kym Goldsworthy as "Big Bad Bear".
Top Dad 171 HDA5-010 29 May 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin is nominated for Father of the Year. Guest starring Di Smith as Avril Connaught.
Watch My Lips 172 HDA5-011 5 June 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty takes up ventriloquism to enter a talent contest.
Having a Fine Time 173 HDA5-012 12 June 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon gets a speeding ticket and has trouble explaining it to Martin.
To Catch a Thief 174 HDA5-013 19 June 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Nudge sets out to catch the mysterious tracksuit burglar. Note: This is the final episode of cast regular Christopher Truswell. No explanation is given in subsequent episodes as to the whereabouts of Nudge.

Season 6 (1991)[edit]

Features the debut of Ben Oxenbould (Ben Hubner) and the return of Matthew Krok (Arthur MacArthur), with guest appearances by Rebecca Cross (Karen). Also noted as Christopher Mayer's final season. Personal childhood photos of the cast members are now displayed in the opening credits.

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
A Testing Time 175 HDA6-001 21 August 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Arthur MacArthur falls for an older woman - Sam. Guest starring Matthew Krok.
Best Laid Plans 176 HDA6-002 28 August 1991 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin is persuaded by Jenny to accompany her on a school trip. Guest starring Rebecca Cross as Karen.
Teacher, Teacher 177 HDA6-003 4 September 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Simon unwittingly tutors the university football champion in maths. Guest starring Ben Oxenbould as Ben Hubner.
Kids Stuff 178 HDA6-004 11 September 1991 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin is keen to teach everyone a lesson about borrowing things. Guest starring Matthew Krok as Arthur MacArthur.
Greener Pastures 179 HDA6-005 18 September 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin is surprised when his biggest client tries to poach Betty. Guest starring Ben Oxenbould as Ben Hubner, and Matthew Krok as Arthur MacArthur.
Numbers Game 180 HDA6-006 25 September 1991 Robert Meillon Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Jenny tries to change her life to fit in with numerology. Guest starring Ben Oxenbould as Ben Hubner, and Matthew Krok as Arthur MacArthur.
Phone Home 181 HDA6-007 2 October 1991 Robert Meillon Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
To cut down on excessive phone bills, Martin gets a portable phone. Guest starring Ben Oxenbould as Ben Hubner.
Hell Driver 182 HDA6-008 9 October 1991 Robert Meillon Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin is concerned when Sam gets her learner's permit. Guest starring Ben Oxenbould as Ben Hubner, and Matthew Krok as Arthur MacArthur.
Betty Versus Hi Tech 183 HDA6-009 16 October 1991 Robert Meillon Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty and Arthur try their hands as typewriter technicians. Guest starring Ben Oxenbould as Ben Hubner, and Matthew Krok as Arthur MacArthur.
Council Clean Up 184 HDA6-010 23 October 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin tries to convince the household of the merits of cleaning up. Guest starring Ben Oxenbould as Ben Hubner, Matthew Krok as Arthur MacArthur, and Tayce Krok as Tessa MacArthur.
A Bit of Grease 185 HDA6-011 30 October 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Sam uses her feminine charm to improve her chances of getting a licence. Guest starring Ben Oxenbould as Ben Hubner, and Matthew Krok as Arthur MacArthur.
Happy Holiday 186 HDA6-012 6 November 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Arthur is upset at having to have a holiday at home. Guest starring Ben Oxenbould as Ben Hubner, Matthew Krok as Arthur MacArthur, and Rebecca Cross as Karen.
Crowded House 187 HDA6-013 6 November 1991 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Life in the Kelly house proves too much for Simon and he moves out. Guest starring Ben Oxenbould as Ben Hubner, Matthew Krok as Arthur MacArthur, and Rebecca Cross as Karen. Note: Christopher Mayer's final episode.

Season 7 (1992)[edit]

Marks the final series appearance of Bill Young (Stan Hickey). Added to the opening credits are Ben Oxenbould and Matthew Krok.

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
Food for Thought 188 HDA7-001 12 February 1992 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Stan Hickey comes to town with the aim of getting a job. Guest starring Bill Young.
Boarding Party 189 HDA7-002 19 February 1992 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Stan finds a job that will keep him close to Betty. Guest starring Bill Young.
Let's Do Lunch 190 HDA7-003 26 February 1992 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Jenny is upset when she finds that Ben has moved into Simon's room.
Jenny Come Lately 191 HDA7-004 4 March 1992 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Jenny is in trouble when she gets home late from school.
Hooked on Stage 192 HDA7-005 11 March 1992 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
With no job prospects on the horizon, Sam tries being an actress.
Ben the Toy Boy 193 HDA7-006 18 March 1992 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin's client finds Ben alluring. Guest starring Nikki Coghill as Yolande Le Clerc.
Break a Leg 194 HDA7-007 25 March 1992 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Arthur is incapacitated after a skateboard accident. Guest starring Roy Billing as Dr. MacLean.
Hooked on Pan 195 HDA7-008 1 April 1992 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Sam takes an interest in reincarnation.
Born to Be Wild 196 HDA7-009 8 April 1992 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Sam starts dating a motorbike rider, and Ben wants to buy a car. Guest starring Christopher Gabardi as Steve.
Of Mice and Men 197 HDA7-010 22 April 1992 Karl Zwicky Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty feels it's time the office had some new equipment. Guest starring Rod Zuanic as Bruno.
A Star Is Born 198 HDA7-011 29 April 1992 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Sam wins a talent contest, and Betty battles with her new computer. Guest starring Mark Owen-Taylor as the Reporter, and Kym Goldsworthy as the TV Cameraman.
A Most Holy Event 199 HDA7-012 6 May 1992 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Sam and Jenny plan a night out on the town, and Betty finds religion. Guest starring Peter Gwynne as the Monsignor.
Tall Stories 200 HDA7-013 13 May 1992 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Stan Hickey arrives from Walgett with his brother. Guest starring Bill Young as Stan Hickey, and Stephen Rae as Jack Hickey.

Season 8 (1992)[edit]

No major cast changes. Final guest appearances of Nikki Coghill (Jolanda) and Rod Zuanic (Bruno).

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
Nun the Wiser 201 HDA8-001 20 May 1992 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Betty becomes sick and is visited by Sister Maureen from Walgett. Guest starring Maggie Kirkpatrick.
The Big League 202 HDA8-002 27 May 1992 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Ben tries to join a professional football team.
Calling, Mr Kelly 203 HDA8-003 3 June 1992 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Martin agrees to be proxy in a wedding taking place over radio from the Antarctic. Guest starring Nikki Coghill as Yolande Le Clerc.
Waste Not, Want Not 204 HDA8-004 10 June 1992 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
The Kelly household participates in the 40 Hour Famine.
Read and Weep 205 HDA8-005 12 August 1992 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Ben tries to hide his new puppy and Jenny hides her report card.
Second-Best Man 206 HDA8-006 17 June 1992 Leigh Spence Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Ben acts as best man for a friend, and Martin feels neglected on his birthday.
Governor Phillip Would Be Proud 207 HDA8-007 24 June 1992 Leigh Spence John Flanagan
Martin is sick of modern technology, and reverts to more primitive methods.
Marlin Kelly 208 HDA8-008 1 July 1992 Leigh Spence Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin takes up sailing, and Ben teaches Arthur how to fish.
Volvo Power 209 HDA8-009 8 July 1992 Leigh Spence Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin decides to take the plunge and sell the family Volvo.
Hell's Betty 210 HDA8-010 15 July 1992 Leigh Spence Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Betty takes a course to improve her motorcycling skills.
Not Lasagna, Again! 211 HDA8-011 22 July 1992 Leigh Spence John Flanagan
Martin has trouble finding variety when cooking for the family.
Arthur McArthur, P.I. 212 HDA8-012 19 August 1992 Leigh Spence Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
The intrepid detective investigates The Case of the Overdue Parking Ticket. Guest starring Richard Carter as the Policeman.
Be Prepared 213 HDA8-013 26 August 1992 Leigh Spence John Flanagan
Betty joins the Girl Guides as a troupe leader. Guest starring Rod Zuanic as Bruno.

Season 9 (1992)[edit]

Beth Champion (Shelley) debuts as Sam's friend. Highlighted by brief guest appearances from Joe Bugner and John O'Connell.

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
Notorious Character 214 HDA9-001 2 September 1992 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin finds some dubious ancestry when researching his family tree. Guest starring Beth Champion as Shelley.
One Strike ... 215 HDA9-002 9 September 1992 Leigh Spence Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Arthur gets self-defence lessons from a former heavyweight boxing champion. Guest starring Khuarnrurthai Thammakij as the Sponsored Child, and Joe Bugner as himself.
An Alternative Solution 216 HDA9-003 16 September 1992 Sally Brady
Betty takes an interest in alternative therapies and Jenny decides to be more mature.
Shall I Compare Thee ... 217 HDA9-004 23 September 1992 Leigh Spence John Flanagan
Ben tries to write romantic poetry to woo his girlfriend.
Go for Gold 218 HDA9-005 30 September 1992 Leigh Spence Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Betty enters the Secretaries' Olympics and drives Martin mad with her training.
Seize the Day 219 HDA9-006 7 October 1992 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin is the organiser of his old school reunion. Guest starring Barry Langrishe as Tony Andrews.
Holy Molar! 220 HDA9-007 14 October 1992 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin is reduced to a nervous wreck when he has to visit the dentist. Guest starring Doug Scroope as Mr. Blunt.
Bargain Bonanza 221 HDA9-008 21 October 1992 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Ben tries to find a gift to impress his girlfriend. Guest starring Beth Champion as Shelley.
To Catch a Mouse 222 HDA9-009 28 October 1992 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
The house is infested with mice, and everyone has their own solution. Note: Monte the Python courtesy of Featherdale Wildlife Park.
Brace Yourself 223 HDA9-010 4 November 1992 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Jenny soon tires of wearing her orthodontic braces.
Wascally White Wabbit 224 HDA9-011 11 November 1992 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Arthur gets a part in a school play as a white rabbit. Guest starring Beth Champion as Shelley.
Break a Leg (II) 225 HDA9-012 18 November 1992 Sally Brady
Betty comes to grief while running for the bus.
Strictly Garland 226 HDA9-013 25 November 1992 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Sam tries to get a part in a play produced by the choreographer of Strictly Ballroom. Guest starring John O'Connell as himself.

Season 10 (1993)[edit]

Sarah Monahan leaves the series, and is replaced with Angela Keep as Jenny. Mary-Lou Stewart (Lyn) becomes a semi-regular on the show. Season 10 also features the introduction of the Woodlocks, and the television debut of a young Delta Goodrem (Cynthia).

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
Picture This 227 HDA10-001 10 February 1993 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Jenny leaves to go to boarding school. Note: Sarah Monahan's final episode as Jenny.
The Loan Ranger 228 HDA10-002 17 February 1993 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
In order to buy a car, Ben tries to get a bank loan.
Who's Thor? 229 HDA10-003 24 February 1993 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
To improve her workplace skills, Betty takes a course in Swedish massage. Guest starring Beth Champion as Shelley.
The Real Ladies Man 230 HDA10-004 3 March 1993 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Arthur is horrified when he finds he's expected to take a girl to a party. Guest starring Delta Goodrem as Cynthia Broadhurst.
Easter Blues 231 HDA10-005 10 March 1993 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Jenny wants to leave boarding school, and Ben & Sam give real eggs for Easter. Note: Angela Keep's first episode as Jenny.
Fishy Business 232 HDA10-006 17 March 1993 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin is struck down with a virus and leaves Betty in charge of the office. Guest starring Betty Lucas as R.J. Thomas.
All Systems Down 233 HDA10-007 24 March 1993 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
The hot water service fails just when Martin has a blind date. Guest starring Mary-Lou Stewart as Lyn Parker, Laura Gabriel as Ros Woodlock, and Peter Braunstein as Dave Woodlock.
A New Look 234 HDA10-008 31 March 1993 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Betty breaks Martin's glasses, and he replaces them with contact lenses.
The Dutiful Parent 235 HDA10-009 7 April 1993 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Everyone pitches in to try and guess the password on Betty's computer.
Advance Australia ... What? 236 HDA10-010 14 April 1993 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
No one can help Jenny find the words to the National Anthem. Guest starring Mary-Lou Stewart as Lyn Parker, and Kym Goldsworthy as the voice of Justin the Security Guard.
TV or Not TV 237 HDA10-011 21 April 1993 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin bets the girls they can't go without television for a week.
Caught Bear Handed 238 HDA10-012 28 April 1993 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty joins Neighbourhood Watch and Arthur's teddy bear secret is explained.
Surprise! Surprise! 239 HDA10-013 5 May 1993 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin is planning a surprise party which Betty thinks is for her. Guest starring Mary-Lou Stewart as Lyn Parker, Laura Gabriel as Ros Woodlock, and Peter Braunstein as Dave Woodlock.

Season 11 (1993)[edit]

No major cast changes. Brief guest appearances by Stan Grant, Ray Meagher and James Morrison.

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
Gnome Alone 240 HDA11-001 12 May 1993 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Sam and Ben find a replacement when Betty's garden gnome Nigel is stolen. Guest starring Stan Grant as himself.
Weekend Travellers 241 HDA11-002 19 May 1993 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin wants to spend a weekend away with Lyn, but thinks Jenny will object. Guest starring Mary-Lou Stewart as Lyn Parker.
Fright Night II 242 HDA11-003 26 May 1993 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Jenny has a slumber party, and Martin, Ben and Betty want to go fishing.
Star Struck 243 HDA11-004 2 June 1993 Sally Brady Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Ben and Sam audition for Home and Away, and Arthur joins the cricket team. Guest starring Ray Meagher as himself.
A Family Business 244 HDA11-005 9 June 1993 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy
Arthur gets a job with Martin, and Sam & Lyn argue over a blouse. Guest starring Mary-Lou Stewart as Lyn Parker.
Super Scam 245 HDA11-006 16 June 1993 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Jenny cleans up the family when she starts a swear box.
What Are You Doing Here ... Monsieur? 246 HDA11-007 23 June 1993 Leigh Spence John Flanagan
Ben and Sam take jobs at a French restaurant without telling Martin. Guest starring Mary-Lou Stewart as Lyn Parker.
Working for the Man 247 HDA11-008 30 June 1993 Leigh Spence Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin hires Ben, but soon has cause to regret it.
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do 248 HDA11-009 7 July 1993 Leigh Spence Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Martin and Lyn decide to spend some time apart. Guest starring Mary-Lou Stewart as Lyn Parker, and Laura Gabriel as Ros Woodlock.
Justice of the Waterbed 249 HDA11-010 14 July 1993 Leigh Spence Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Ben wins a leaky waterbed, and Betty & Sam go into business together.
Such Sweet Music 250 HDA11-011 21 July 1993 Leigh Spence Gary Reilly, John Flanagan
Betty joins a marching band and gets tuition from "Mr. Morrison". Guest starring James Morrison as himself.
A Case of the Grumps 251 HDA11-012 28 July 1993 Leigh Spence Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin is grumpy after breaking up with Lyn, and Sam feels old at 19. Guest starring Mary-Lou Stewart as Lyn Parker.
Just Call Me Akela! 252 HDA11-013 4 August 1993 Leigh Spence John Flanagan
Jenny sells copies of her homework, and Ben helps Arthur with scouts.

Season 12 (1993-1994)[edit]

Final season of Robert Hughes (Martin Kelly) and Mary-Lou Stewart (Lyn). Mark Owen-Taylor (Greg Russell) joins the cast towards the end of the season.

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
A Fight for Women's Rights 253 HDA12-001 15 September 1993 Sally Brady
Martin thinks Lyn is pregnant, and Jenny takes on the feminist cause. Guest starring Mary-Lou Stewart as Lyn Parker.
Bop Till You Drop 254 HDA12-002 22 September 1993 Sally Brady
Sam enters a beauty contest, and finds herself competing against Arthur.
Housesitter 255 HDA12-003 29 September 1993 Sally Brady
Lyn looks after the house for the weekend while Martin goes to Canberra on business. Guest starring Mary-Lou Stewart as Lyn Parker.
Whale Song Betty 256 HDA12-004 6 October 1993 Sally Brady
Betty brings a tape of whale songs to work to improve her efficiency.
Ben's Lucky Fishing Hat 257 HDA12-005 13 October 1993 Sally Brady
Jenny is caught shoplifting, and Arthur loses Ben's hat.
Jenny the Journo 258 HDA12-006 20 October 1993 Sally Brady
Jenny's gossip column for the school newspaper includes an item about Sam.
Betty's Cryptic Crossword 259 HDA12-007 27 October 1993 Sally Brady
Betty creates a more than usually cryptic crossword for a girl guide magazine.
Arthur the Good 260 HDA12-008 3 November 1993 Sally Brady
Arthur tries to do more good deeds, starting with the Kelly household.
Strictly Business 261 HDA12-009 10 November 1993 Sally Brady
Betty gets a proposal from the deputy town clerk. Guest starring Arky Michael as Neville Short.
Where's the Party? 262 HDA12-010 17 November 1993 Sally Brady
Sam and Ben plan a party while Martin is away in Canberra. Guest starring Julie Haseler as Glenda the Bag Lady.
Bon Voyage: Part 1 263 HDA12-011 24 November 1993 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Martin isn't sure whether to accept a job which will take him overseas. Guest starring Mark Owen-Taylor as Greg Russell.
Bon Voyage: Part 2 264 HDA12-012 2 February 1994 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Martin decides to take the job in Saudi Arabia. Guest starring Mark Owen-Taylor as Greg Russell, Mary-Lou Stewart as Lyn Parker, and Kym Goldsworthy as the voice of the Airport PA Announcer. Note: This is the final episode of original cast member Robert Hughes.
Settling In 265 HDA12-013 9 February 1994 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Greg soon discovers what a unique person Betty is, and Ben gives Sam self-defence lessons. Guest starring Mark Owen-Taylor as Greg Russell. Note: Though he does not appear in the episode, Robert Hughes is credited in the opening title sequence for the last time.

Season 13 (1994)[edit]

Belinda Emmett (Tracy) joins the cast, while Rachael Beck (Sam) departs. Simone Buchanan (Debbie) and Tayce Krok (Tessa McArthur) return for their final guest appearances. Added to the opening credits are Mark Owen-Taylor and Belinda Emmett.

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
No Ordinary Woman 266 HDA13-001 16 February 1994 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Sam is on vacation in Adelaide, and Greg's daughter Tracy drops in. Guest starring Belinda Emmett. Note: Rachael Beck is credited but does not appear during this episode.
This Is Your Wake Up Call 267 HDA13-002 23 February 1994 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Tracy gets an early morning job training horses, and Sam phones Greg from Adelaide with money troubles. Guest starring Belinda Emmett. Note: Rachael Beck's final episode.
Nothing's Changed 268 HDA13-003 2 March 1994 Sally Brady
When Debbie returns home, she is surprised at all the changes. Guest starring Simone Buchanan. Note: Belinda Emmett appears in the opening credits from this episode onward.
A Promotion for Betty? 269 HDA13-004 9 March 1994 Sally Brady
Greg thinks promoting Betty to an executive position might be a good idea.
Walk Against Want Walkers 270 HDA13-005 16 March 1994 Sally Brady
Betty designs a special tracksuit to help her in the Walk Against Want.
Who's to Blame? 271 HDA13-006 23 March 1994 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Both Greg and Jenny crash the Volvo, but neither wants to take responsibility.
Cousin Coral Comes to Visit 272 HDA13-007 30 March 1994 Sally Brady John Flanagan
A visit from Betty's cousin only adds confusion to the Kelly house. Guest starring Emma Jane Fowler as Cousin Coral.
Betty's Mother Comes to Town 273 HDA13-008 6 April 1994 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Betty's mother is concerned about Greg, and comes to check him out. Note: Mrs. Paula Wilson is portrayed by Julie McGregor.
Acting the Goat! 274 HDA13-009 20 April 1994 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Tracy accompanies Ben to his university dinner and dance. Guest starring Billy the Goat as Franklin the Goat.
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night 275 HDA13-010 27 April 1994 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Greg hears a ghost story about a previous inhabitant of the house.
She Ain't Heavy, She's My Sister 276 HDA13-011 4 May 1994 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Arthur is annoyed to find people think his sister is cuter than he is. Guest starring Tayce Krok as Tessa MacArthur.
Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Sporty Car Machiney 277 HDA13-012 11 May 1994 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
When Greg wins a sports car, Ben and Tracy think they'll be able to use it.
Beam Me Up Bennie 278 HDA13-013 18 May 1994 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Ben's secret past is revealed - he's a closet Star Trek fan.

Season 14 (1994)[edit]

Barry Crocker makes a guest appearance as Greg's father (Charles Russell), and Christopher Truswell (Nudge) returns for the series finale curtain call.

Title Ep.# Code Airdate Director Writer(s)
Born to Be Mild 279 HDA14-001 25 May 1994 Sally Brady
Greg wants to buy a motorbike, and Tracy tries to talk him out of it.
Rebel Without a Clue 280 HDA14-002 1 June 1994 Sally Brady Ian Rochford
The household is surprised when Jenny reveals that she has a boyfriend. Guest starring Ryan Kwanten as Richard.
Your Wish Is My Command 281 HDA14-003 8 June 1994 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy
Arthur is fed up acting as Ben and Tracy's slave, and plots revenge.
The Joy Luck Social Club 282 HDA14-004 15 June 1994 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Betty invites a special guest to the office social party. Guest starring Julie Haseler as Glenda the Bag Lady.
Romancing the Stunned 283 HDA14-005 22 June 1994 Sally Brady John Flanagan
Ben tries to avoid an ex-girlfriend. Guest starring Cathy Godbold as Cassie.
Betty's New Flat 284 HDA14-006 29 June 1994 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Betty moves to a new flat, but all her belongings end up in Queensland.
Cart Blanks 285 HDA14-007 6 July 1994 Sally Brady Geoff Stevenson
Greg invites Tracy's boyfriend to dinner, not knowing that he's 30. Guest starring Rhett Walton as Justin.
Sink or Swim 286 HDA14-008 13 July 1994 Sally Brady John Flanagan
In an attempt to rid the house of fleas, Ben uses a powerful insecticide bomb.
Current Events 287 HDA14-009 20 July 1994 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Tracy takes on the conservation cause, and Greg gets a new credit card.
Broom and Board 288 HDA14-010 27 July 1994 Sally Brady Jimmy Thomson, Steve Myhill
Greg wants the house cleaned up and introduces a work roster.
Phoning at the Mouth 289 HDA14-011 3 August 1994 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Greg is unsure whether he should buy Tracy a mobile phone.
Hoot's Boots 290 HDA14-012 10 August 1994 Sally Brady Kym Goldsworthy, Ian Rochford
Greg is shocked at the changes in his father. Guest starring Barry Crocker as Charles Russell.
What a Blast! (Finale) 291 HDA14-013 17 August 1994 Sally Brady John Flanagan
The household is taken hostage by a bank robber and held at gunpoint. Guest starring Bill Conn as the bank robber. Note: All former key cast members were asked to return for the final episode, but some refused. Joining the cast for the final curtain call, shown during the end credits, are Christopher Truswell, Sarah Monahan, Gary Reilly and John Flanagan. The final draft script for episode 291 states that the production date was 22 July 1994.

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