Blue Heelers (season 2)

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Blue Heelers (season 2)
Country of origin  Australia
No. of episodes 41
Release
Original network Seven Network
Original release 21 February –
21 November 1995
Season chronology
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Season 3

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.

Awards[edit]

Episodes[edit]

DVD Season # Episode # Title Director(s) Writer(s) Original airdate (Aust.)
2.2 046 "Without a Trace" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA Peter Gawler 6 June 1995 (1995-06-06)
A school girl moves in with her teacher.
3.1 062 "Shadowman" TBA TBA 13 June 1995 (1995-06-13)
Nick and Adam investigate a rape in the town of Widgeree.
3.1 063 "Trust Me" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 4 July 1995 (1995-07-04)
Wayne is thrown into the world of guns when a gunshop is robbed.
3.1 066 "With Prejudice" TBA TBA 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)" TBA TBA 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)" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 5 September 1995 (1995-09-05)
The Blue Heelers investigate a drug theft at the hospital.
3.1 075 "Double Jeopardy (1)" TBA TBA 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)" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 26 September 1995 (1995-09-26)
Gold Fever overcomes the citizens of Mount Thomas, with potentially tragic consequences.
3.2 078 "Just Desserts" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 17 October 1995 (1995-10-17)
Nick relives an old nightmare.
3.2 081 "A Question of Loyalties" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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" TBA TBA 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)" TBA TBA 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)" TBA TBA 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'
  • Audio Commentary on Ep. 44: 'Luck of the Draw'
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.