Above the Law (TV series)
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|Above the Law|
|Country of origin||Australia|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||35 (5 unaired)|
|Original network||Network Ten|
|Original release||1 February 2000 – 16 August 2001|
The drama showed the life for the residents of an apartment complex which features a police station on the ground floor.
Thirty 1-hour episodes were shown, and five episodes remain unaired.
- Nicholas Bishop as "Matt Bridges"
- Scott Burgess as "Bill Peterson"
- Kristy Wright as "Belinda Clark"
- Meme Thorne as "Sunny Rodriguez"
- Bridie Carter as "Senior Constable Debbie Curtis"
- Alyssa-Jane Cook as "Olivia Murray"
- Teo Gebert as "Skeez"
- Jolyon James as "Constable Stavros"
|No. in series||Title||Original air date||Description|
|1 and 2||A Princess In a Tower and That's Bear Talk for Broken Hearted (Double Episode)||20 September 1999||Above the Law, a new Australian drama revolves around the lives of a group of young people who have one thing in common—they all live or work at the Metro—a funky inner-city block where there are as many stories as there are apartments, where a caf and a community police station make up the ground floor and where the penthouse is owned by a corrupt businessman who enjoys the irony of living above the law.|
|3||Zoomboom||8 February 2000||Olivia confronts her father in gaol. Belinda's stalker closes in. Vicki's love life takes a turn for the better and Con becomes the target for a ruthless assault.|
|4||Snapshots an Cottontails||15 February 2000||Belinda's worst nightmare is about to come true. Debbie finds an unwanted intruder in her bed and the attraction seems mutual for Matt and Olivia.|
|5||Send in the Clowns||22 February 2000||Olivia takes charge of her father's business, but soon realises there'll be a heavy price to pay. Debbie's ex-husband has unfinished business with her and Con has strong feelings for Belinda.|
|6||Behold a Pale Horse||29 February 2000||Olivia's decision to sell her father's stables could be her biggest mistake yet. Belinda confronts her demons and Con's love life takes a turn for the better.|
|7||WWiser Counsel||7 March 2000||Olivia makes a final decision about her father's stables. Difficulties handling the aftermath continue for Belinda and Con takes matters in hand.|
|8||Sweet Rides||14 March 2000||Olivia's decision may put Pete's life in danger. Vicki becomes the main suspect for Sean's Murder and Belinda is rapidly reaching breaking point.|
|9||Little Acts of Kindness||21 March 2000||A serial killer may be at large when bodies are discovered in the park. Con pursues the unknown assailant. Belinda goes to London to recover from the traumas of the last few months. Vicki attends Sean Rielly’s funeral and Olivia and Bill are at odds with each other after a threatening visit.|
|10||Chaos Theory||28 March 2000||The day of reckoning is coming for Vicki as she realises she may be charged with the murder of Sean.|
|11||Full Disclosure||4 April 2000||Olivia overhauls Pete's business accounts; Matt is not coping with the combination of Skez and Kenworth; and Debbie and Con investigate a series of thefts.|
|12||Special Services||11 April 2000||Bill employs Stan the Fingers to go over Joan Bartlett's books when he realises that she has been siphoning profits into a business on the side. Vicki introduces Josip to the gang and Debbie's hangover gets worse.|
|13||Happy Families||18 April 2000||Con has a hot date lined up with Annie and Matt gets jealous. Vicki is worried after Skeez goes missing. She tracks him down at the rave club, where he tells her he wants nothing more to do with her. When Sunny mentions to Bill she is having problems with her twin daughters, he takes it upon himself to lecture the twins which triggers a runaway situation. Bill finally tracks Isobel down, however Teresa is still missing. Debbie's brother Michael, whose parents do not know he is gay, decides it is time to come out and Debbie worries about the repercussions.|
|15||Backlash||25 April 2000||Sunny's daughter Isobel recounts the horror of being kidnapped and is ashamed she was not able to rescue her twin sister Teresa. Bill guesses Forbes and Joan Bartlett kidnapped the girls in retaliation for closing down their pornography racket. Meanwhile, Debbie's life takes an interesting turn with the arrival of a handsome journalist, Jack Glover, who is writing a story about community policing for a local rag.|
|16||Lives of the Party||2 May 2000||It's party fever when Vicki and Skeez decide to throw a house party in Michael and Nathan's absence. Matt sees the party as the perfect opportunity to take charge of his relationship with Olivia and invites her to the party as his date. Con and Debbie's relationship heats up.|
|17||Daddy's Girl||16 May 2000||When Skeez discovers that Caitlin, an old friend of his is pregnant to Oliver, who has now left her, he promises to give her all the support she needs. But Skeez's desire to help is soon overtaken by an obsessive love for the unborn Lily. Meanwhile, Vicki is despairing over meeting Mr Right. When Debbie suggests she's been looking for the wrong qualities in a man, Vicki starts to wonder if Josip might be her Mr Right.|
|18||Redline||23 May 2000||Con is torn between his job and his friends when Tibor and Sam his childhood pals, break the law. Meanwhile, Debbie is also grappling with issues of where to draw the line, when she discovers that a young boy in Con's basketball team is continually vandalising her building.|
- Creators – Tony Morphett and Inga Hunter
- Script Editor – Christine Milligan
- Producers – Hal McElroy and Rocky Bester
- Executive Producers – Hal McElroy and Di McElroy
- Above The Law at the Internet Movie Database
- Above the Law at TV.com
- Above The Law at Memorable TV
- Above The Law at the National Film and Sound Archive
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