800 Words

The BEST episodes of 800 Words

Every episode of 800 Words ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of 800 Words!

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.

Last Updated: 7/28/2022Network: Seven Network
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Episode 16
star
8.39
49 votes

#1 - Episode 16

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/2/2018

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.

Directors: Mike Smith
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Episode 10
star
8.25
77 votes

#2 - Episode 10

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/21/2018

Georges romantic night with Katie unravels. Fiona's baby plans hit an emotional and financial snag. And boot camp comes to Weld.

Directors: Mike Smith
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Episode 14
star
8.11
45 votes

#3 - Episode 14

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 9/18/2018

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.

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Episode 7
star
8.06
87 votes

#4 - Episode 7

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/4/2016

Laura's one year anniversary approaches. George and the family prepare to leave for Sydney.

Directors: Mike Smith
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Episode 10
star
7.99
81 votes

#5 - Episode 10

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/7/2017

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.

Directors: Michael Hurst
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Episode 11
star
7.98
84 votes

#6 - Episode 11

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 2/14/2017

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.

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Episode 12
star
7.98
82 votes

#7 - Episode 12

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/21/2017

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.

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Episode 16
star
7.95
79 votes

#8 - Episode 16

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/21/2017

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.

Directors: Mike Smith
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Episode 5
star
7.94
94 votes

#9 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/20/2016

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.

Directors: Murray Keane
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Episode 6
star
7.93
99 votes

#10 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/27/2016

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.

Directors: Murray Keane
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Episode 5
star
7.92
73 votes

#11 - Episode 5

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/10/2017

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.

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Episode 8
star
7.89
54 votes

#12 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/4/2016

Shay gets the blame for Ike staying in Weld and Arlo gets serious with Emma.

Directors: Mike Smith
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Episode 13
star
7.89
45 votes

#13 - Episode 13

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/11/2018

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.

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Episode 13
star
7.88
77 votes

#14 - Episode 13

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/28/2017

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.

Directors: Michael Hurst
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Episode 14
star
7.87
78 votes

#15 - Episode 14

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/7/2017

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.

Directors: Michael Hurst
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Episode 9
star
7.85
55 votes

#16 - Episode 9

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/14/2018

George gets an unexpected visitor after making his big decision. Arlo tries to navigate the Lindsay situation and Monty surprises everybody when he hooks up with Ngahuia again.

Directors: Mike Smith
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Episode 1
star
7.85
81 votes

#17 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/12/2017

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.

Directors: Mike Smith
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Episode 8
star
7.85
54 votes

#18 - Episode 8

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/24/2017

George helps Monty write the best man speech and ponders his own wedding.

Directors: Helena Brooks
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Episode 15
star
7.85
46 votes

#19 - Episode 15

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 9/25/2018

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.

Directors: Mike Smith
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Episode 9
star
7.85
84 votes

#20 - Episode 9

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/31/2017

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.

Directors: Michael Hurst
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Episode 11
star
7.84
44 votes

#21 - Episode 11

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/28/2018

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.

Directors: Michael Hurst
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Episode 2
star
7.83
95 votes

#22 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/22/2015

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.

Directors: Pino Amenta
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Episode 7
star
7.82
79 votes

#23 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/27/2015

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.

Directors: Pino Amenta
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Episode 4
star
7.82
87 votes

#24 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/13/2016

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?

Directors: Michael Hurst
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Episode 6
star
7.81
70 votes

#25 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/17/2017

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.

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