McLeod's Daughters

The WORST episodes of McLeod's Daughters

Every episode of McLeod's Daughters ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of McLeod's Daughters!

McLeod's Daughters tells the story of two sisters who are reunited when they inherit a vast outback cattle property in South Australia. Thrown together after 20 years apart they pull together an all-female workforce at Drover's Run.

Last Updated: 6/8/2022Network: Nine Network
Stand by Me
78 votes

#1 - Stand by Me

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/10/2008

There seems to be an intruder haunting Drovers. Moira is spooked by strange noises in the night, and discovers an open packet of biscuits lying on the floor of the kitchen. Possums? Then what is the noise in the laundry?

Sisters Are Doing it for Themselves
88 votes

#2 - Sisters Are Doing it for Themselves

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/18/2007

After her sister Grace inherits a part share of Drovers Run, Regan attempts to reconcile with her wild sister. Meanwhile, disaster occurs after Riley is seduced by a sexy cowgirl; Kate attempts to prove her bizarre farming methods to Marcus.

Directors: Grant Brown
Nowhere to Hide
80 votes

#3 - Nowhere to Hide

Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/13/2008

Kate is raring to finish her pipe project when she comes across a young man broken down on the stock route.

Body Language
87 votes

#4 - Body Language

Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired 10/1/2003

The Young Farmer of the Year contest comes to Drovers Run, bringing difficult choices for both Claire and Becky about the men they love.

Directors: Ali Ali
Show Pony
43 votes

#5 - Show Pony

Season 8 - Episode 17 - Aired 10/28/2008

Jaz tries to train her horse Annie to become a working horse, but Annie is afraid of something and causes problems on the farm. With help from Ben, Jaz tries to figure out if Annie can stay at Drovers or whether she should show jump again.

Second Chances
88 votes

#6 - Second Chances

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/7/2007

Jodi has the day planned out to the last detail. But her confidence and control are tested when Matt suddenly appears. With the trial over and free of his assumed identity, he's journeyed back to the place and the girl that have meant so much to him.

Directors: Arnie Custo
Betwixt and Between
90 votes

#7 - Betwixt and Between

Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired 9/28/2005

Rose begins a quest for answers, when she delves into Stevie's past. Meanwhile, Jodi is forced to spend the day with Rob transporting cattle; Kate, Meg and Dave have to bring in the cattle when they get loose.

Every Move You Make
47 votes

#8 - Every Move You Make

Season 8 - Episode 18 - Aired 10/29/2008

Ingrid is pushed to breaking point as Paul continues his relentless pursuit of her.

Winners and Losers
78 votes

#9 - Winners and Losers

Season 6 - Episode 29 - Aired 11/8/2006

After Alex returns from the city, Stevie worries that he's changed his mind about them. Meanwhile, Jodi and Patrick fight over who knows Kate the best; Kate and Dave work together when the Boer goats refuse to drink.

108 votes

#10 - Aftermath

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/27/2008

Kate is obsessed with proving that Riley survived the Christmas night car accident. Grace searches for the mysterious person who saved her life in the car accident. After his lucky escape from the car crash, Patrick feels invincible.

Heaven and Earth
86 votes

#11 - Heaven and Earth

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired 8/31/2005

Stevie tries to save a life as a dust storm sweeps across Drovers Run. Meanwhile, Harry buys the truck stop and appoints Moira as manager, leaving Terry as a lowly mechanic.

Rules of Engagement
83 votes

#12 - Rules of Engagement

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/25/2007

When Alex gets ready to propose to Stevie, his plan goes horribly awry. Meanwhile, Kate & Riley get caught up in a game of theft and deception over stray cattle; Tayler humiliates herself when she tries to act upon her crush on Riley.

Directors: Grant Brown
An Affair to Forget
123 votes

#13 - An Affair to Forget

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/5/2003

Tess believes Sally is cheating on Nick, while Alberto calls off the wedding after discovering Jodi had a fling overseas.

Directors: Bill Hughes
The Pitfalls of Love
46 votes

#14 - The Pitfalls of Love

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/30/2008

Grace and Marcus are trapped at the bottom of an abandoned mine shaft meanwhile Kate helps Father Dan by caring for an elderly woman, who makes her life a misery.

Second Best
85 votes

#15 - Second Best

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/7/2006

Alex asks Stevie to be his best man, but Stevie ends up as Fiona's bridesmaid. Kate and Moira find common ground when they partner up for a radio trivia quiz and Harry receives more death threats.

Secrets and Lies
84 votes

#16 - Secrets and Lies

Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired 7/19/2006

Stevie discovers Fiona is lying about being pregnant. Racing to stop the wedding, Stevie is too late Fiona has fast-tracked the ceremony before Stevie can tell Alex. Dave admits he cannot dance and begs Regan for help.

Wild Ride
79 votes

#17 - Wild Ride

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/6/2008

Stevie's wild at heart former rodeo mate Sharon visits Drovers and turns everyone's lives upside down. Marcus sacrifices his chances in a major horse endurance race to save Ingrid from an abusive rider.

50 votes

#18 - Dammed

Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/16/2008

The girls mobilise the local community to prevent a massive dam being build upstream. Jaz is blackmailed by a pro-dam farmer, who threatens to reveal an explosive secret from Jaz's past. Patrick trial as overseer on Killarney ends in disaster.

Biting the Bullet
83 votes

#19 - Biting the Bullet

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 5/31/2006

Regan returns to Drovers Run with a devastating secret. Through an accident, Fiona discovers she is infertile and decides not to tell Alex, and Stevie forces Jodi to take her place and responsibility as a part owner of Drovers Run.

Spark from Heaven
82 votes

#20 - Spark from Heaven

Season 7 - Episode 21 - Aired 8/1/2007

A guardian angel visits Drovers Run to make the girls' dreams come true. Rose returns from hospital in a wheelchair and is involved in a freak car crash. But was it really an accident?

Directors: Arnie Custo
Fanning the Flames
82 votes

#21 - Fanning the Flames

Season 7 - Episode 25 - Aired 8/29/2007

Kate goes on the run with outlaw boyfriend Mitch. Meanwhile, Drovers and other local farms are victims of an arsonist and when Grace and Stevie investigate they discover a conspiracy to bankrupt local farmers; Moira has trouble shaking off a love-struck admirer.

Directors: Nick Bufalo
Scratch the Surface
87 votes

#22 - Scratch the Surface

Season 6 - Episode 22 - Aired 9/20/2006

When Leo returns to the district, Stevie loses control when trying to prove he murdered Harry Ryan. Alex discovers Fiona lied about the pregnancy. Sandra loses the war when Fiona's honesty leads Alex to kick Sandra out of Killarney for good.

The Merry Widow
76 votes

#23 - The Merry Widow

Season 8 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/27/2008

Rumours run amok after the ball, as the town believes Steve is dating Marcus. Repercussions occur when one man, Ted Franklin, causes some problems for Drovers and Tayler takes it upon herself to dig up gossip on him to bargain with.

Twelve and a Half Hours Behind
86 votes

#24 - Twelve and a Half Hours Behind

Season 5 - Episode 29 - Aired 11/9/2005

Tess' returns to Drovers and is the catalyst for a stormy forty-eight hours during which family and friends attempt to come to terms with the new world without Nick Ryan.

Return of the Black Queen
92 votes

#25 - Return of the Black Queen

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/9/2005

Harry is secretly thrilled when he hears Sandra is back in town, however their initial meeting doesn't go well with neither capable of confessing their love to each other.

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