List of Swift and Shift Couriers episodes

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Series Overview[edit]

Series Episodes Originally aired DVD release
Season premiere Season finale Region 4
1 9 27 October 2008 (2008-10-27) 15 December 2008 (2008-12-15) Boxset
1 August 2012 (2012-08-01)[1]
2 10 15 August 2011 (2011-08-15) 17 October 2011 (2011-10-17)


Season 1 (2008)[2][edit]

No. in total No. in series Title Directed by Written by Original airdate Prod. code
1 1 "Welcome to Swift and Shift" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 27 October 2008 (2008-10-27) 1ACX01
It's Leanne Murdoch's first Day at the Swift and Shift Courier Company. Keith is given six months to improve his hapless staff and his couriers lose the National Rugby League grand final trophy.
2 2 "The Polar Bear Suit" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 3 November 2008 (2008-11-03) 1ACX02
Mario and Luigi borrow a polar bear suit needed for a stage show and Keith clashes with the regional manager after the twins road rage Amanda.
3 3 "Management Training" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 10 November 2008 (2008-11-10) 1ACX03
Amanda and Keith have to choose management trainees from the helpless and inept staff of Swift and Shift.
4 4 "Sexy Package" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 17 November 2008 (2008-11-17) 1ACX04
The new effeiciency managers crash the entire communications system and Mario delivers a realistic looking sex doll to the bush.
5 5 "The Rocket Ride" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 24 November 2008 (2008-11-24) 1ACX05
Mario hijacks a children's rocket ride and scooter.
6 6 "The Dead Body (Pt. 1)" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 1 December 2008 (2008-12-01) 1ACX06
Mario and Melissa have to go overseas to get a soldiers body for a publicity stunt for the company and are stopped in Thailand. (This episode did not air on SBS due to similarities of Jacob Kovco and is not included on the Season 1 DVD).
7 7 "The Dead Body, (Pt. 2)" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech N/A 1ACX07
Mario and Melissa arrive in Egypt and get in a dodgy cab being driven by Rob Shehadie (Rocky) and Tahir Bilgic (Habib) from Pizza, who attempt to steal the soldier's ashes. (This episode did not air on SBS due to a similarity to Jake Kovco, and is not included on the Season 1 DVD).
8 8 "The Safety Inspector" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 8 December 2008 (2008-12-08) 1ACX08
The depot is under scrutiny after David the Dwarf calls a safety inspector to Keith's depot. Abdul wants to kill the dispatchers after being bitten by a dog.
9 9 "A Swifty Shifty Xmas" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 15 December 2008 (2008-12-15) 1ACX09
Amanda wants to fire Keith at the Xmas party and Mario starts a war with a road safety worker.

Season 2 (2011)[3][edit]

No. total No. in series Title Directed by Written by Original airdate
10 1 "Indians" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 15 August 2011 (2011-08-15)
The company as it exists is threatened by a new business plan to outsource staff to India for cheaper labour. Meanwhile, Mario must chase a bicycle-riding package thief all through the city to retain his job.
11 2 "Big Box" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 22 August 2011 (2011-08-22)
To teach Jim and the Indian drivers a lesson the Hashfield boys decide to box Jim up while he is asleep and book the Indians to deliver him to head office.
12 3 "Valentine's Day" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 29 August 2011 (2011-08-29)
A busy day at the depot – Anthony lets a cat loose, Amanda and Murray end up on a date together and Melissa finally agrees to a cup of coffee with Mario.
13 4 "Police" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 5 September 2011 (2011-09-05)
The Couriers attend a retraining course and Mario and Habib prank Murray.
14 5 "Medical" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 12 September 2011 (2011-09-12)
Swift & Shift have taken on a medical delivery contract with the government, which sees Mario and Abdul teaming up on some highly contagious deliveries.
15 6 "Birthday" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 19 September 2011 (2011-09-19)
It’s Keith’s Birthday and the boys have organised a stripper for him while head office have a harassment counsellor coming in to interview some of the staff.
16 7 "Unlicensed" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 26 September 2011 (2011-09-26)
Amanda threatens to fire any of Keith’s couriers with less than two points on their licence, when the list comes through - Amanda’s name is on it.
17 8 "Snow" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 3 October 2011 (2011-10-03)
It’s the social club ski trip at Swift & Shift and Mario uses it as an opportunity to get Melissa back.
18 9 "Wedding (Pt. 1)" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 10 October 2011 (2011-10-10)
Mario and Melissa travel to Las Vegas to tie the knot, Oliver quits so he can have time off to get married, and stuff ups at the depot abound.
19 10 "Wedding (Pt. 2)" Paul Fenech Paul Fenech 17 October 2011 (2011-10-17)
While the staff are being forced to attend Oliver’s wedding, Keith is sneaking into the Swift & Shift board meeting in a last-ditch attempt to save the depot and shame Amanda.


  1. ^ "Swift & Shift Couriers Box Set (DVD / Digital Download)", SBS Shop. Retrieved on 3 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Swift and Shift, Season 1 Episodes", SBS. Retrieved on 3 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Swift and Shift, Season 2 Episodes", SBS. Retrieved on 3 September 2014.