The BEST Episodes of 800 Words
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2021
Network: Seven Network
A recently widowed father, quits his job as a popular 800 word columnist for a top selling Sydney newspaper. Over the internet he buys a house on an impulse in a remote New Zealand seaside town. He then has to break the news to his two teenage kids who just lost their mum, and now face an even more uncertain future. But the colourful and inquisitive locals ensure his dream of a fresh start does not go to plan.
#1 - Episode 16
Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Oct 2, 2018
Big Macs space race plans divide the town. George is worried that Katie could lose her home and Woody's worried hes about to lose his daughter.
#2 - Episode 10
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 21, 2018
Georges romantic night with Katie unravels. Fiona's baby plans hit an emotional and financial snag. And boot camp comes to Weld.
#3 - Episode 14
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 18, 2018
The Turner family are forced to revisit their tragic past when a stranger walks into town. Poppy's outback justice upsets some of the Weld locals and the republican presidential race hots up.
#4 - Episode 7
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 4, 2016
Laura's one year anniversary approaches. George and the family prepare to leave for Sydney.
#5 - Episode 5
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 10, 2017
Georges fears about Operation Quickie Divorce are realized when Woody discovers something that cant be hidden. Tracey eventually uncovers the truth. Shay gets more unwelcome attention from Ollie.
#6 - Episode 10
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 7, 2017
George and Fiona put the heat on their new relationship with a dinner party. However, if they're to survive as a couple, there are many dramas to overcome both in and out of the kitchen.
#7 - Episode 11
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 21, 2017
George sees red when Arlo secretly switches school subjects. Fiona struggles in her new parenting role. And Woody's comes up with a novel way to relieve Principal Tracey's stress.
#8 - Episode 12
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 28, 2017
George and Fiona's escape to the city for a romantic weekend away from the kids is a disaster. Arlo almost burns down the house down and Jan has huge, huge news.
#9 - Episode 16
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 21, 2017
The fallout from George's savage article is immediate. Terry's true colours are revealed much to Hannah's horror, and a triple tragedy strikes Weld.
#10 - Episode 8
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 4, 2016
Shay gets the blame for Ike staying in Weld and Arlo gets serious with Emma.
#11 - Episode 5
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 20, 2016
George's first date with Katie is the only news in Weld, while Constable Tom and Big Mac clash over the invasion of the freedom campers.
#12 - Episode 6
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 27, 2016
After a jet-ski injures a local, George is appalled that you don't need a licence to drive a jet-ski in New Zealand and wants them all banned. He discovers Twitter and opens fire on jet-skiers.
#13 - Episode 1
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 12, 2017
Weld mounts operation search and rescue for Ike, Zac and Steve. George contemplates possible fatherhood while comforting Shay. Jan goes into labor but there are more than paternity complications.
#14 - Episode 13
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 7, 2017
Jan's pregnancy sparks a crisis between George and Fiona. Katie unwillingly gets Shay involved in an art scam. Arlo struggles with a long distance relationship.
#15 - Episode 14
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 14, 2017
George struggles against the Terry-mania sweeping Weld. The town prepares to open its first fine dining restaurant, but not everyone's invited. Shay's art adventure has a public hanging.
#16 - Episode 13
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 11, 2018
George and Woody fail to make up after Arlo's shenanigans. Ike receives unlikely help from Shay in his spiritual quest. A council restructure has Weld at risk of being swallowed up by Stafford.
#17 - Episode 11
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 28, 2018
George and Katie test their new relationship with a winter camp. Arlo and Poppy grow closer while Shay struggles with Ike moving on and Big Mac has a grand tourist plan for Weld.
#18 - Episode 9
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 31, 2017
George and Fiona's dalliance is headline news in Weld, while Robbie goes on the offensive to save Fiona, all culminating with a rumble in the main street.
#19 - Episode 2
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 22, 2015
George rapidly becomes the most unpopular new Aussie in town after calling Weld a 'dead end town' in his column. Shay and Arlo also feel the fallout from their father's faux pas at their new school.
#20 - Episode 7
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 27, 2015
George struggles with the realisation that while he was looking the other way this whole other world was going on - a world he is so not qualified to deal with.
#21 - Episode 6
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 17, 2017
George longs for solitude but his plan to get rid of his unwanted guests backfires. Woody's relationship with Tracey is on the rocks whilst struggling in his new unexpected role.
#22 - Episode 4
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 13, 2016
George's house is bursting with teenagers and he gets another chance to buy his dream house in Weld after all. But is it serendipity or just a bad idea?
#23 - Episode 15
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 25, 2018
George and Shay grow further apart. Shay gives Katie a serve after the fallout with Joe Cettino and Poppy cuts a chunk out of Lindsay.
#24 - Episode 2
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 30, 2016
The whole of Weld comes out for a party at The Turners while George almost destroys his friendship with Woody over a rather large invoice and a lawn that needs mowing.