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 1
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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 include:

Awards[edit]

Episodes[edit]

DVD Season # Episode # Title Director(s) Writer(s) Original airdate (Aust.)
2.2 046 "Without a Trace" Mark Piper Michaeley O'Brien 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" Richard Sarell Anne Brooksbank 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" Riccardo Pellizzeri Susan Hore 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" Gary Conway Hugh Stuckey 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" Mark Piper Peter Gawler 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" Richard Sarell Judith Colquhoun 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" Riccardo Pellizzeri Michael Winter 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" Gary Conway David Allen 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" Brendan Maher John Coulter 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" Mark Piper Max Singer 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" Karl Steinberg Tony Morphett 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" Steve Mann Anne Brooksbank 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" Julian McSwiney Patrick Edgeworth 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" Mark Piper Susan Hore 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" Karl Steinberg Shane Brennan 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" Steve Mann Peter Gawler 6 June 1995 (1995-06-06)
A school girl moves in with her teacher.
3.1 062 "Shadowman" Richard Sarell Anne Brooksbank 13 June 1995 (1995-06-13)
Nick and Adam investigate a rape in the town of Widgeree.
3.1 063 "Trust Me" Chris Martin-Jones Ruth Field 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" Mark Piper Judith Colquhoun 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" Gary Conway Russell Haig 4 July 1995 (1995-07-04)
Wayne is thrown into the world of guns when a gunshop is robbed.
3.1 066 "With Prejudice" Richard Sarell Michaeley O'Brien 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)" Chris Martin-Jones Michael Winter 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)" Mark Piper Peter Gawler 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" Julian McSwiney Tony Morphett and Wal Saunders 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" Mark Piper 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" Chris Martin-Jones Margaret Plumb 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" Richard Sarrell and Riccardo Pellizzeri Susan Hore 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" Brian McDuffie Fred Clarke 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" Julian McSwiney David Allen 5 September 1995 (1995-09-05)
The Blue Heelers investigate a drug theft at the hospital.
3.1 075 "Double Jeopardy (1)" Chris Martin-Jones Ysabelle Dean 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)" Mark Piper Michaeley O'Brien 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" Brian McDuffie Peter Gawler 26 September 1995 (1995-09-26)
Gold Fever overcomes the citizens of Mount Thomas, with potentially tragic consequences.
3.2 078 "Just Desserts" Julian McSwiney Anne Brooksbank 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" Chris Martin-Jones Cassandra Carter 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" Mark Piper Louise Crane 17 October 1995 (1995-10-17)
Nick relives an old nightmare.
3.2 081 "A Question of Loyalties" Brian McDuffie Michael Winter 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" Steve Mann Robert Harris and Peter Dick 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" Gary Conway Dave Worthington 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" Karl Steinberg Fred Clarke 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)" Chris Martin-Jones David Allen 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)" Brian McDuffe Peter Gawler 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[15]
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[15]
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[15]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ a b "Paranoia Part 1". Blue Heelers. Season 2. Episode 22. 18 July 1995. 
  2. ^ "Gun Law". Blue Heelers. Season 2. Episode 08. 11 April 1995. 
  3. ^ a b "Double Jeopardy Part 1". Blue Heelers. Season 2. Episode 30. 12 September 1995. 
  4. ^ "Double Jeopardy Part 2". Blue Heelers. Season 2. Episode 31. 19 September 1995. 
  5. ^ "Just Desserts". Blue Heelers. Season 2. Episode 33. 3 October 1995. 
  6. ^ "Motherlove". Blue Heelers. Season 2. Episode 14. 23 May 1995. 
  7. ^ "Protected species". Blue Heelers. Season 2. Episode 10. 25 April 1995. 
  8. ^ "Dead Ringer". Blue Heelers. Season 2. Episode 15. 30 May 1995. 
  9. ^ "Shadow Man". Blue Heelers. Season 2. Episode 17. 13 June 1995. 
  10. ^ "The Homecoming Queen". Blue Heelers. Season 2. Episode 25. 8 August 1995. 
  11. ^ "With Prejudice". Blue Heelers. Season 2. Episode 21. 11 July 1995. 
  12. ^ "The Old School Tie". Blue Heelers. Season 2. Episode 13. 16 May 1995. 
  13. ^ "The Discount Suits". Blue Heelers. Season 2. Episode 39. 14 November 1995. 
  14. ^ "Without a Trace". Blue Heelers. Season 2. Episode 1. 21 February 1995. 
  15. ^ a b c Editors. Blue Heelers: Season 2, Part 1 DVD Archived 8 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine.. Chaos.com. Retrieved 26 April 2008.