The BEST Episodes of Offspring

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 28, 2019

Network: Network Ten

Offspring is an exuberant drama set in Melbourne's Fitzroy, centering on Nina Proudman and her struggle to deal with her fabulously messy family, her hunt for a decent love life and her tendency to over-think and fly off into fantasy.

When Life Gives You Lemons...

#1 - When Life Gives You Lemons...

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 6, 2014

As Billie prepares for a new life overseas, Nina faces Zoe's first birthday and the anniversary of Patrick's death. But first the St Francis staff must face an emergency of epic proportions.

star 8.48
27 votes
Directors: Emma Freeman
Writers: Debra Oswald
Proudman Wedding Curse

#2 - Proudman Wedding Curse

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 20, 2011

Nina makes an important decision about her love life; meanwhile, Billie and Mick try to defy the Proudman Wedding Curse, and Cherie uncovers a shocking family secret.

star 8.28
25 votes
Directors: Kate Dennis
Writers: Debra Oswald
Pregnant Pause

#3 - Pregnant Pause

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 11, 2012

Nina celebrates her 35th birthday at the hospital where Darcy has recreated Nina's 8 year old dream birthday party! It is sure to be a night full of surprises!

star 8.24
21 votes
Directors: Kate Dennis
Writers: Debra Oswald
To the Best of My Ability

#4 - To the Best of My Ability

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 14, 2016

Billie plays cupid for two hopeless lovers and three generations of Proudman women help Nina do what she does best in a life-affirming moment.

star 8.14
58 votes
Directors: Daina Reid
Writers: Jonathan Gavin

#5 - D-Day

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 26, 2010

Nina thinks the worst of her day is over, when, on the morning of her date with Chris Havel, she finds herself navigating the elaborate world of contraception and facing serious performance anxiety issues. Meanwhile, Billie continues to investigate Cherie's mysterious behaviour with an older man, Mick and Ivy break up as he admits he still loves Billie, and much to Jimmy's disgust, Geraldine seems to have the most luck in the bedroom with Mr Soriel, Jimmy's old history teacher.

star 8.11
19 votes
Directors: Kate Dennis
Writers: Michael Lucas
Breaking Point

#6 - Breaking Point

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 27, 2016

The staff at St Francis are shaken by a public relations crisis at the hospital and Nina finds herself clashing with Harry Crewe, the consultant brought in to deal with the issue.

star 8.10
69 votes
Directors: Peter Templeman
Writers: Christine Bartlett
I'm Always Here

#7 - I'm Always Here

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 25, 2014

A Proudman life hangs in the balance; Nina faces a huge dilemma; Billie's life takes an unexpected turn.

star 8.09
22 votes
Directors: Wayne Blair
Writers: Debra Oswald
Tried and Tested

#8 - Tried and Tested

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 7, 2016

Nina's relationship with Harry is tested when she makes a life-altering decision regarding Patrick.

star 8.07
68 votes
Directors: Daina Reid
Writers: Leon Ford
Episode 10

#9 - Episode 10

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 30, 2017

Nina faces a big decision, is she really ready to leave St Francis? Having discovered Geraldine is dating Phil D'Arabont, the Proudman siblings call a crisis summit.

star 8.06
51 votes
Directors: Peter Salmon
Writers: Jonathan Gavin,Claire Phillips

#10 - Chaos

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 13, 2012

Nina finds herself at the heart of Proudman family chaos, while trying to assure Patrick her relationship with Adam is platonic.

star 8.05
19 votes
Directors: Emma Freeman
Writers: Jonathan Gavin
Winners and Losers

#11 - Winners and Losers

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 4, 2014

Nina and Billie face their dreaded high school reunion. While Nina tries to convince everyone she's happy to go, Billie has her own reasons not to attend.

star 8.05
21 votes
Directors: Kate Dennis
Writers: Li-Kim Chuah
Happiness is a Delusion

#12 - Happiness is a Delusion

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 18, 2012

Nina Proudman is floating on cloud nine. She's in love with Dr Patrick Reid and happy in her job - but is everything about to change?

star 8.00
15 votes
Directors: Kate Dennis
Writers: Debra Oswald
When Sparks Fly

#13 - When Sparks Fly

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired May 21, 2014

Nina has a blast from the past when she runs into an old flame at the hospital. Billie meets with Lawrence to discuss his feelings. Will sparks fly?

star 8.00
29 votes
Directors: Emma Freeman
Writers: Michael Lucas
Expect the Unexpected

#14 - Expect the Unexpected

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 2, 2014

It's finally date night for Nina and Thomas, but the night takes an unexpected turn. Meanwhile, Billie presents Jimmy with an interesting business opportunity.

star 8.00
26 votes
Directors: Daina Reid
Writers: Jonathan Gavin
A Present from the Past

#15 - A Present from the Past

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 3, 2016

The staff at St Francis are shocked when an earlier PR crisis explodes into something far more serious. Nina sees a new side to Harry and is rocked by a visitor from Patrick's past.

star 7.98
59 votes
Directors: Peter Templeman
Writers: Jonathan Gavin
Episode 4

#16 - Episode 4

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 19, 2017

Nina is wrong-footed when she discovers Harry's ex-girlfriend of ten years, Georgie has unexpectedly returned to Melbourne. Meanwhile, Billie begins construction of her "sex wall".

star 7.98
53 votes
Directors: Matthew Moore
Writers: Alice Bell
Episode 8

#17 - Episode 8

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 16, 2017

Harry and Nina face a co-parenting road bump when Harry tries to discipline Zoe. An unexpected meeting with a significant boyfriend from Billie's past clarifies her feelings for Dan.

star 7.97
64 votes
Directors: Shannon Murphy
Writers: Alice Bell
Sisters Aren't Doing It For Themselves

#18 - Sisters Aren't Doing It For Themselves

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 31, 2016

Nina's attempt to do something for Billie spirals into a huge decision which could impact Nina's life forever and threatens to tear the two sisters apart.

star 7.96
67 votes
Directors: Emma Freeman
Writers: Rachel Givney
Happy Geraldine Day

#19 - Happy Geraldine Day

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 28, 2017

When Proudman matriarch Geraldine calls the family together for a very special "Geraldine Day", her announcement at dinner will leave everyone speechless.

star 7.92
63 votes
Directors: Shirley Barrett
Writers: Jonathan Gavin
Dialing Up the Crazy

#20 - Dialing Up the Crazy

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 31, 2013

The Proudman family implodes when Nina and Patrick's counselling session goes public.

star 7.91
22 votes
Writers: Michael Lucas
Poison Ivy

#21 - Poison Ivy

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 12, 2010

Love struck Nina struggles to keep focused on everyday life as she's plagued by fantasies of Dr Havel. Billie's plan to make Mick jealous backfires when his old flame, Ivy, shows up. Meanwhile, Cherie and Darcy negotiate the rules of dating as Darcy has a life changing one night stand.

star 7.90
20 votes
Directors: Sian Davies
Writers: Kylie Needham
Life Changing Decisions

#22 - Life Changing Decisions

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 30, 2014

Nina and Leo are floored by an unexpected patient at St Francis; Mick asks Billie to come to London with him; Cherie must choose between Kim and Clegg's needs.

star 7.90
29 votes
Directors: Emma Freeman
Writers: Jonathan Gavin
Love, Pain and the Whole Damn Thing

#23 - Love, Pain and the Whole Damn Thing

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 23, 2014

Billie struggles with the knowledge that Mick is single; Nina deals with the fallout from Thomas meeting the Proudmans; Kim has a shock proposal for Clegg.

star 7.86
36 votes
Directors: Peter Salmon
Writers: Michael Lucas
The Aftermath

#24 - The Aftermath

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 20, 2012

Patrick confronts Nina about the serve Billie gave him over their breakup and her new relationship with Adam. Will Nina face the boundaries of her relationship?

star 7.86
21 votes
Directors: Ben Chessell
Writers: Leon Ford
Matters of the Heart

#25 - Matters of the Heart

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 24, 2013

Nina and Patrick struggle to negotiate the role of the ever present Proudmans in their life together. Meanwhile, Billie is in damage control after her night out on the town.

star 7.86
21 votes
Writers: Debra Oswald, Jonathan Gavin & Charlie Garber