The escape committee continues with plans to get Myra out. The Goodies gang up on Joan. And Reb has her revenge on Leigh.
Kerryn remains slient on why she stole the money, and it seems it may be enough for her husband, who gives Meg a note to tell her he's going away. Bobbie gets out for a day to visit her sister after visiting Stan and Edie, but after an accident in the house, Bobbie is accused of attempted burglary. Lou cleverly plans her escape, trying to lure Fran into helping her but getting no response but instead tries her escape during a game of softball, knocking out Phil, Meg and a guard.
Both Stan and Neville share the blame for the tractor accident. The threatening letter sent to Ann may contain fingerprints to help catch who is sending them to her. Stan considers taking in Bobbie of he can get her paroled, but Edie thinks he's doing it for another reason. Ann is told to deliver money for ranson and is sent on a mission to do it. Marlene gets a new idea for a scam when she discovers Pixie knows the Bible verse for verse. The women embarrass Kerryn after she tries to make love to her husband in the conjugual right suite. Lou finds out she will be charged as an accomplice to murder
The Fellowes gang chew over what to do about Sonia and Bobbie. Myra nurses her anger with Gloria. Margo returns to Wentworth all ears.
When Hazel disappears, Judy suspects there is something terribly wrong with her. Rosemary finds herself in serious trouble with the law, while Sonia Stevens' true nature is revealed to the inmates.
Erica has ""resigned"" (ie the Department sacked her) after Nola's protest. Colleen is appointed Acting Governor, with Meg as Deputy. Douglas hints to Joan that he wants her to get the Governor's job. Bea arrives back and insists the women can look after themselves from now on. However, when Lizzie tells her about the fake minister, she agrees to help bring him down. They hold a bible study group, where his ignorance of the Bible is revealed; he is quickly identified as a fake and arrested. Nola tries to persuade the women that Bea stole her money before her escape. With Lizzie and some heavies in tow, Nola confronts Bea rifling through her hiding place in the Library. Meanwhile, Judy's latest hopeless case is a particularly drippy shoplifter called Denise Tyler, who she lends a helping hand to.
Dennis and Heather spot Bobbie in the street while out for a meal; they pursue her and bring her back to Wentworth. Bev tells Myra she's taking over as Top Dog. Dot has chest pains, but everyone thinks she's just faking again. The charges against Joan are dropped but the department demands her resignation. Reb inherits all her father's money. Shane is beaten black and blue again by his father. Dot collapses with a suspected ulcer. Marlene's mum and dad assist her in arranging the dance marathon. Joan learns she won't get custody of Shane without a job. Everyone else is overjoyed Joan has been sacked until Joyce tells the officers the union has ordered they strike in support of her.
Jenny is released after Steve confesses to Mrs. Hartley's murder, and now Harriet's murder. A battle between Lou and Lexie erupts over the unpaid money from the talent quest book and Lou thinking Lexie lagged on her. Eve and David have a not so secret rendezvous in the interview room. Yet on visiting Eve's apartment, David makes a shocking discovery.
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Frank begins to display the kind of man he is after trying it on with all the women in the rec room and trying to grope Jane Doe in her cell, causing her to scratch him. She also attacks Lou after she touches her prayer book and has privilages suspended. Reb gives the go ahead for more cockroach racing, and Lou pts her own bet on for one. Matt is introduced to the women in the rec room, with Bobbie and Pixie showing their interest in him. Pixie discovers Lou's stash of drugs in her cell after looking for Jane Doe's prayer book and is promptly taken to Ann, after Joan discovers her in there. But as Pixie lags on Lou, Pixie is now on her hitlist. Myra gets Reb's real thought of the women on tape, forcin gthe women to see Reb for what she is, conniving and devious.
Patrick and the kids die in the bomb blast, and Colleen is devastated. As she struggles to cope, she moves in with Meg for a while. Meanwhile, Rick thinks it was Eddie who tipped him off about the bomb. The women set off for the Glee Club outing, with Meg and Joyce escorting. Kevin has kidnapped Cheryl, the daughter of the minibus driver, and forces him to help with the escape. He fakes a breakdown on the way, but the plan fails. The girls fail miserably at the contest; on the way back home, Reb drugs the officers' coffee flask, knocking out Meg, Joyce and the driver. Chaos ensues as Reb flees with Kevin, Bobbie races off, pursued by Minnie, and Phyllis drags little Cheryl into the woods at gunpointâ€¦ Back at the prison, Dr Weissman visits Sonia, who thinks Joan has been tormenting her. Her breakdown appears linked to the loss of her child. Helen is released from hospital. Alan has bad news for Myra: Kay has left home and moved in with Gloria.
Judy, Pixie and Minnie visit Lizzie in hospital and say a tearful final goodbye to their friend as she prepares for her new life with her family. Back at the prison, Joan demands action from Colleen after the supposed attack by Minnie. A cell search turns up the keys in her cell; when she returns from visiting Lizzie, she is sent to Solitary, but denies the attack. Colleen and Meg don't believe Minnie did it either. Cass is allowed to take Minnie's meal to her in the pound, but Joan has poisoned it, and Minnie is violently ill during the night. Meg takes Pixie to a mall for a work release job interview; she wanders away and, while Meg is frantic, Pixie lands herself a job in a bridal boutique. Ann awakens from surgery to discover she has had a mastectomy. Bobbie gives Cass a mouse as a pet. Sonia enlists Phyllis to help find out who put the glass in her hand cream. Scott quits his job at the prison so he and Petra can start a new life.
Joan is left shocked as she sits at her father's deathbed. Myra tells Frank that Lou was planning to frame him for Sam's death, with bad results for Lou. Geoff is charged with Sam's murder from a statement Frank gave Inspector Grace. News of Matt and Marlene's wedding is up and about, but Marlene seems to be the only one enjoying the news at the moment. Sheila's prime singing ability is displayed with her rendition of ""Pixie's Song.""
Rick confronts Meg about her behaviour and Erica Davidson heads the strike negotiations. Edmonds hypnotises Cass to kill Bobbie.
Tensions mount between Joan and Meg as the latter takes over as Deputy Governor; Rachel avenges the death of her dad; Rick is offered a job he can't refuse.
Myra gives herself up. Wally visits Ann and she tells him they are finished. Judy warns Ann the recent troubles are aimed at her. Reb doesn't want to be involved in the riot but Marie gives her no choice. Leigh exposes the minister to the press, thwarting Roland's blackmail attempts. Joan pays Shane's father to let her keep him. Edna gives Marlene a bottle of barley water laced with rat poison. Joan drugs the officers' tea urn. The riot explodes in the rec room and Joan is taken hostage. Marie smacks Leigh in the face. Ann and all the officers except Heather are knocked out by the drugged tea. Marie has Joan beaten up. She goes after Heather when she realises she is still awake but Heather evades her. The rioting women trash and set fire to the cells. Dot refuses to let them into her cell. Reb refuses to help Marie kill Myra, so Marie chucks her down the solitary staircase. Judy and Rachel are relieved when the riot alarm finally goes off. Heather and Joan stumble upon the unconscious
Joan learns that Shane has been bashed by his father into backing up his claims against her. With Marie and Reb out of the way, Lou sounds Bev out about being the brains behind the rackets but she isn't interested in the money. Shane runs away from his father but Joan tells him he must go back to his father until she can get custody. Bev burns her hand in the press to see what it feels like. The women decide on a waltz marathon as their record breaker for charity. Munroe wants money from Joan in return for giving up Shane: she says she'll see him in court. Myra tells Ann they are all terrified of Bev. Bev deliberately traps Dot in the cold room in the kitchen. Bev slashes Lou's arm to illustrate the sort of payoff she wants to become involved in the rackets. Bobbie escapes from the kitchen using a copy of Ray's key and the escape alarm goes off while she is half way over the fence.
Wentworth is evacuated, but the dance team refuse to leave until they have completed the marathon. One of the deaf children goes missing in the confusion, so Judy goes to try and find her and collapses with exhaustion. The women complete the marathon and join the evacuation. The bomb threat turns out to be a hoax. Angel slashes Marlene's teddy bear with a pair of scissors and sets Bobbie up for it. Heather asks Myra to help get rid of Joan. She and the women co-operate to set Joan up for everything from bashings to drugs inside the jail. Ann orders Meg to take statements from all the women with regards to Joan's brutality. Bobbie bashes Angel in the shower block. Meg is surprised at home by a masked intruder and opens her front door to escape, only to let in Peter Wright, the man Angel hired to rape her.
When the attempt to free Ruth goes wrong, the terrorists are forced to rethink, taking the prisoners, Joan and Joyce as their hostages. The women squabble despite Myra's attempts to keep them calm and in line. Outside, Inspector Grace butts heads with the federal cops, who have very different ideas from him on how to handle the situation. The terrorists inform the police that they intend to kill a hostage every hour until their demands are met.
Meg and Ann are taken to a deserted building by Lowe, where they are told they will be killed unless he gets his money. The building is linked together with deadly explosives. Joyce is appointed acting governor, disgusting Len and Joan. Pixie tries to discover who the mystery prisoners are. A ransom of a quarter of a million dollars is asked for by Lowe, but will not get a cent until he shows proof that the women are OK. when Phil overhears the name of the person involved in the hostagetaking, he realises he knows Lowe's mother, but in his attempt to talk to Brian, he is shot in the chest.
Joan brushes off Lizzie's accusations, but the seeds are sown in Erica and Colleen's minds. Lizzie and Maxine admit Joan is involved, but won't lag on Nola. Joan visits Lizzie after lights out to threaten her. Lindy goes out on the town and meets a man called Tony, but she won't have sex with him. In the middle of the night, someone climbs through Lindy's window and rapes her. Next morning, she tells the police it was Trevor. He is arrested, charged and bailed, but it wasn't him: the real rapist phones Lindy. Helen is arrested when a ""client"" turns out to be cop, and arrives in Wentworth. The Department allow the women to get duvet covers and stuff for their cells, and Helen draws up their list for Erica. Lainie Dobson and Ellen Farmer arrive on remand; Lainie is covered in tattoos and doesn't want to strip off. Later, Nola spots them holding hands and remarks ""they're a couple of dykes!""
The police arrive at Driscoll after Colin Burton's stabbing and arrest practically everyone, including Judy, but Helen pays her bail to get her out. Helen and Sharon are sent to Wentworth, but Sharon still refuses to have anything to do with Helen. Bea tries to talk to Sharon, but she accuses her of assault, so Bea ends up in the pound again. Ann is annoyed with Wally when she realises he took her to dinner to get her away from Driscoll. Judy learns Colin Burton has died. A friend of Helen's visits to tell her Fellowes is after revenge on the women for the Ted Douglas affair. Petra is shocked to hear Dr Scott's name, and injures herself on purpose to see him: it turns out they have a history together, and Pixie later bursts in on them kissing. Lucy Ferguson, Joan's niece, turns up out of the blue to stay with her, but she's up to something and hides her boyfriend's drugs in Joan's house.
Marlene has her head pushed down the toilet by Lou for thwarting her plans, but is saved by Myra. She also finds Judy bashed, but they end up arguing over what Myra is doing as top dog. The discovery of a dead rat in the prison mail leads to a few suspects, the most important being an ex boyfriend of Phyllis, Brian Lowe. Ann and Meg move in together for a while to help comfort Ann, but Brian Lowe makes his way to the house, taking the two women hostage. Marlene is heavied by both Joan and Len, being forced to clean up a frightful mess, and them having her nose smashed in a door. The question of who may be a good top dog is discussed between Bobbie and Marlene, who consider Reb as a good choice. New prisoners are brought into isolation, but their identity is kept secret.
Lizzie collapses in the garden; Meg finds her and calls for help. Meanwhile, David traps Cass in the shed and attacks her with a knife. Terrified, she beheads him with a spade. With the facts unclear, a near catatonic Cass falls under suspicion of murder. Lizzie is taken to hospital. Ann has to break the string of grisly news to the inmates and tells Minnie that the Department has granted several of the reforms, including work release. Judy, Minnie and Pixie are given permission to visit Lizzie in hospital. Before they leave, Min bumps into Joan and pinches her keys, in a bid to show her up. As they leave for the hospital, Sonia tells Joan who stole them; soon after, Meg finds Joan tied up and gagged under a shower - she accuses Minnie of attacking her. After Paul tells Wally about Ann's illness, he tries to offer support, but she brushes him aside as she goes into hospital. Someone is out to get Sonia, and puts ground glass in her hand cream.
Bea's escape has everyone in a flap. Lizzie blames the others for the way they treated her, while Joan feels foolish at falling for Bea's diversionary tactics. Said tactics also get Maxine into trouble, and she is quizzed by the officers and the police. Nola discovers that Bea stole her money stash before she left and makes her play for Top Dog. The other women are shunning Jill now that they know the truth about her, so she is hurriedly released. Her report to Ted Douglas points the finger at Joan for the contraband, but she has no real proof. The women lose their buyup in the aftermath of the escape, and Lizzie confronts Joan in front of Colleen, demanding her insurance payment for losing her buyup. At Driscoll House, Trevor scares Lindy by approaching her while she is sunbathing; later, to Judy's disapproval, Lindy goes to get a fix.
As the snake slithers around the prison, Sonia insists she heard something in her cell in the night. Later, both Helen and Meg are bitten by the snake; Helen has to be rushed to hospital. Bobbie retrieves the snake's body, and Sonia loses the plot after being locked in her cell with it over night. The women bid an emotional farewell to Stan as he retires. Myra gets out of Solitary and is reunited with old friend Judy. Back home, Alan struggles to convince Kay of their father's true nature. Reb plots her escape during the Glee Club trip with the aid of an associate, Kevin, and is visited by her old friend Sarah Webster, who Reb left a case of some kind with. Meanwhile, Reb has to fend off Phyllis' nosey questions into her escape plans. Rick's enemies plant a bomb under his car; by a cruel twist of fate, Patrick Powell borrows the car to run Jennifer and Robert to school. Rick gets a last minute tip-off, but the bomb goes off in front of a horrified Colleen and Rick.
Joan finds herself in a terrible dilemma. Belinda nearly achieves her sole ambition. Judy takes action to force Joan to clear Colleen.
Myra and Geoff's friendship develops. Frank is beaten up by Geoff and Matt. Bobbie is told she may have an electrical apprenticeship going for her. Joan discovers the real dirt on Len and realises she can use him for all he's worth.
Cass defends her idol against the accusation of rape, and Doreen and Helen make plans to humiliate the Freak. An infamous ex-inmate is about to stage her return.
Marlene tries to hide the evidence of her bashing. Kay is over the worst of her withdrawal systems. Heather's brother has an accident on his bike, causing her to worry about Marie's threats. She brings in the drugs and tells her it's a one-off but Marie tells her she's pulling the strings. Mrs O'Reagan has Edna taken off kitchen duty when she realises she's in for poisoning. Heather tries to resign but Ann talks her out of it. Myra phones Ann to say she's coming back and Ann hears Wally in the background. Roland tries to blackmail Leigh. Several cells, the rec room and the library are trashed. Judy learns Marlene did it, forced by Marie, and realises Joan is trying to get rid of Ann. Joan orders Marie to start a riot.
Cass gives Phyllis, Frances and Alice a taste of their own medicine, whilst Pixie is relieved when the police drop the charges against her.
Nola confesses to the bank robbery Hazel was arrested for, assuming that this will keep her in Wentworth and prevent her extradition back to death row in WA. However, she is still intent on getting back at Paddy for lagging, and enlists Trixie's help to beat her up in the shower block. Frances offers Judy a large sum of money to give up her claim to their father's estate, tempting her to use the amount for improvements on Driscoll. When Judy discovers that she is in line to inherit $100,000, and that her father asked for her forgiveness in the will, she attacks Frances. Erica arrives at the halfway house in the middle of the brawl and has to pull them apart. The women try to counter the points system by starting up one of their own, for the officers. New social worker Barry Simmons arrives to work at the prison.
Heather admits the truth of the drugs allegations, but denies helping Marie escape. Joan says goodbye to Shane and decides to stay at Wentworth. Alice sprains her ankle, and Dot takes her place on the dance team. Heather accuses Joan of setting her up. The brake line on Ann's car is cut. Reb turns a blind eye to Lou and Frances bullying Diedre, and even joins in. Dennis tells Heather he is going back to England. Dot collapses with only ninety minutes to go. Angel overhears Phil and Meg discussing a date and calls in an acquaintance to rape Meg. The women break the record and have a half hour to go to win the sponsor's money. An anonymous caller phones the prison and tells Ann he has planted a bomb.
Lou knocks out her guard and escapes from hospital dressed as a nurse, hitching a ride with a passing truckie. Back at Wentworth, it looks like Rita is to be blamed for slashing Lou's wrists, despite the girls' attempts to clear her. The prisoners shun Mervin, blaming him for the whole mess. Jessie thinks Lou's escape will help them catch Bassinger.
Pixie falls for an old flame, the women score a victory over Joan and the escape bid ends in tragedy.
The Wedding day finally arrives with a few glitches, the biggest being of two prisoners who are going to be transferred to a country prison. Bobbie makes her happy return for the wedding and announces some big plans of her own! After covering their bruises from the bashings, Geoff and Myra make it to the alter beside Matt and Marlene, whose wedding goes forward with a tearful ending.
New prisoner Janice Grant is brought to Wentworth on a charge of Drink driving. Reconciling for Bobbie's sake, Lexie and Marlene begin to get closer as good friends. Former Barnhurst prisoner Ettie Parslow joins the women and can be seen as a definite crazy type, thinking it's still WW1. A sniper moves in on the prison, shooting down Joyce and Lexie in the attempt to mowe down Geoff and Matt.
Marlene, Judy and Geoff make their tearful departure, and Myra seems the hardest hit. The women decide to take advantage of Joan's blackout's by staging a bashing and putting the blame on Joan.
Terri and Joan agree once and for all to get rid of Myra and Lou, and agree to set the pair of them up. Ettie again tries to get back into Wentworth by staging a robbery. The heartache behind Jenny's life is revealed when her grandmother makes unneccesary demands from her. Pippa's married lover is to be visiting, much to Ann's disapproval. Ruth begins to give the women gifts, expecting nothing in return...not now anyway.
Joan is left for dead after Frank knocks her unconscious by knocking a bookcase on top of her. Judy decides to try and sue when she realises that Sheila stole her song and is passing it off as her own. Ettie says goodbye to Meg as she moves into the retirement village. Dennis is finally cleared of committing the murders. The hunt is on for the person who took Joyce's purse, and Lexie is prime suspect.
Bobbie's parole is on and with the Dobsons applying for her to be released in their custody. In a meeting between Joan and Shane, he tells her his new parents hate him and his new parents and Joan work out a plan to help Shane. With Frank and Lou working together, they both heavy Judy into paying her insurance, yet they soon enough turn on each other.
Ettie makes a deal with Lionel Fellowes to help her get back into Wentworth. Joyce tells Norm she wants a divorce. Julie discovers shocking news about her mother. Ruth and Joan organise a plan to get drugs in the prison, and get Myra and Lou out.
Shock is spread through Cell Block H as the news of Sam's death is revealed, and the hunt is on for Sam's real cause of death, as burn marks are revealed on her hands. Marlene takes over as cook for a while as Ray is sacked for bringing brandy into the prison. Myra finally discovers who killed Sam.
Myra and Judy save Pixie from Lou and her thugs. Reb is usurped as Top Dog by Myra, after all the women plead with her to take her job back. Reb finally loses it and slaps Joan in front of everyone. Sent to Solitary, Joan visits her to tell her she's being transferred to Blackmoor, but Reb coolly warns her she'll be back. The mystery prisoner breaks her silence: her name is Yemil and she is terrified of shaming her husband. Meg gets out of hospital, and Joyce is upset to hear she wants to have an abortion. Sam gets a letter from her sister which says her mother is ill. Ann collapses in Reception.
Marlene's diet doesn't go exactly to plan. With Dennis behind bars, the news of his charge divides opinion amongst the officers, and the prisoners. Lexie is finding it hard to pay the women their winnings after Joan took her money. Anita's mother superior wants to expel her from the order.
After listening to Lizzie's warnings about Joan, Tracey doesn't want Joan near her. Wally visits Judy, and she asks him to help run Driscoll with her, but he suggests Mikki instead. She agrees, and Mikki moves in. Maxine gets a visit from Spud, on the scrounge. Maxie's sister, Pauline, and husband Roger are having money worries. He works at a bank, and takes cash from an old lady's account to pay off their debts. Lizzie confronts Zara about the gun, and Zara finally tells all. Nola is worried that Lizzie knows what's going on. Lizzie gets into the Infirmary, shows Bea the gun, and tells her what Joan and Nola have been up to. Bea is sceptical, but soon believes her. After Bea asks to see her to ""apologise"", Nola is brought to the Infirmary by Meg. Bea urges her to come close and tells her Debbie and Paddy are waiting... for her. She whips out the zip-gun - and shoots Nola between the eyes.
Chuck cooper looks into using May and Willie for his job, until he discovers something about them that may cost them their lives. David confesses to Ben his knowledge of Eve's guilt, yet still intends to pursue her case because of his love for her. Nora drops a bombshell on the women that may cause havoc, long term and short term.
A building inspector arrives at Wentworth to inspect the rebuilding, but he's a fake. Once inside the jail, he knocks Colleen out, ties her up, and plants bombs around the prison. Meg rescues Colleen, but the women have been locked in the laundry with a bomb inside ticking away... Sharon is charged with murder as Alpha Centauri's true nature is exposed in the press, shattering her illusions. Helen decides to implicate herself to help her sister. Lizzie gets wind of Petra and Scott's relationship but vows to keep quiet. Petra tells Lizzie her father abused her, and was going to do the same to her sister, Emma, which is why she killed him. Later, when Emma visits Petra, we learn it was actually Emma who killed him. Lucy attacks Major the dog to stop him finding her drugs, and a furious Joan turfs her out. Ann forgives Wally. Lizzie gets a telegram from Foxy.
Bea is perfectly rational following Nola's murder, and tells all about the plot to drive her mad. Joan falls under suspicion, but there is no proof against her. Bea and Lizzie are to be charged for their part in the murder. Joan warns Zara to keep quiet about everything, or it could look bad for her in court. She denies everything and heads off to her trial. Joan volunteers to be Tracey's permanent help, but she isn't pleased. Her paralysis is revealed to be in her head. She wakes after a bad dream about the accident to find Joan standing over her, and accuses her of trying to molest her. Maxine's mother falsely accuses Maxie of stealing from the till. Roger learns the old woman he'd been stealing from is dead, and he needs to return the money. Mikki settles in at Driscoll, with her sleazy boyfriend Cliff hanging around; Litza, a young Greek woman, turns up at the house after running away from home.
Bea admits she stole Nola's money, and gets a bashing from Nola and her heavies as Lizzie runs for help. Bea recovers in hospital, and Nola is sent out to work in the garden away from everyone. She hides her drugs in the garden, safe from the drugs squad and their sniffer dogs. Lizzie and Maxine play detective, and Lizzie works out where the dope is hidden. She digs it all up and flushes it down the loo. Nola is livid, and vows to bash Maxine as revenge for Lizzie's meddling. Joan looks forward to a visit from her father, the Major, and asks Colleen if he can have a tour of the prison. Judy comes to the rescue when Denise Tyler is caught shoplifting again. Lainie has the first of her tattoos removed though Maxie wimps out from having any of hers done. Psychic Zara Moonbeam is admitted to Wentworth on fraud charges, though the women are sceptical of her and think she's a fake.