The BEST Episodes of Offspring

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 6, 2022

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.

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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 8.74
54 votes
Directors: Emma Freeman
Writers: Debra Oswald
A New Miracle

#2 - A New Miracle

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 21, 2010

Nina prepares to say goodbye and pack up her things. Jimmy organises a farewell BBQ, but is unfortunately shutdown by rain. Kim goes into labour at the pub and gives birth to a baby girl. Billie and Nina make amends. Chris and Nina are left at a crossroads.

star 8.71
38 votes
Directors: Kate Dennis
Writers: Debra Oswald
Proudman Wedding Curse

#3 - 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 8.46
133 votes
Directors: Kate Dennis
Writers: Debra Oswald
Pregnant Pause

#4 - 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 8.43
75 votes
Directors: Kate Dennis
Writers: Debra Oswald

#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 8.39
75 votes
Directors: Kate Dennis
Writers: Michael Lucas
Playing Aloof

#6 - Playing Aloof

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 5, 2010

Believing she interrupted Chris and Zara having sex in the storeroom, Nina spends a sleepless night struggling with her feelings. When Chris finally corners her to talk, Nina protects herself from further humiliation and pretends to be completely unfazed by the whole incident. Cherie and Darcy host a naming ceremony for Baby Ray that sends the Proudman women into a spin. Billie goes to great lengths to make Mick jealous and Jimmy realises that lying has its limits.

star 8.31
75 votes
Directors: Darren Ashton
Writers: Michael Lucas
Just Keep Talking

#7 - Just Keep Talking

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 27, 2011

Determined to be professional and forget her personal problems with Patrick, Nina is alarmed when Clegg requests they write a report together.

star 8.22
77 votes
Directors: Emma Freeman
Writers: Christine Bartlett
To the Best of My Ability

#8 - 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 8.15
60 votes
Directors: Daina Reid
Writers: Jonathan Gavin
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 8.11
53 votes
Directors: Peter Salmon
Writers: Claire Phillips, Jonathan Gavin
Breaking Point

#10 - 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 8.09
70 votes
Directors: Peter Templeman
Writers: Christine Bartlett
Behind Closed Doors

#11 - Behind Closed Doors

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 13, 2011

When Cherie discovers that Jimmy and Tammy are planning a secret wedding, Nina rallies the Proudmans in an attempt to reunite her family. Amidst the chaos, Billie, Mick and Andrew try to make a baby.

star 8.05
102 votes
Directors: Daina Reid
Writers: Michael Lucas
Winners and Losers

#12 - 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
Tried and Tested

#13 - 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 8.04
69 votes
Directors: Daina Reid
Writers: Leon Ford

#14 - 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 8.02
46 votes
Directors: Emma Freeman
Writers: Jonathan Gavin
When Sparks Fly

#15 - 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
83 votes
Directors: Emma Freeman
Writers: Michael Lucas
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 8.00
54 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 8.00
65 votes
Directors: Shannon Murphy
Writers: Alice Bell
A Present from the Past

#18 - 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
61 votes
Directors: Peter Templeman
Writers: Jonathan Gavin
The Other Woman

#19 - The Other Woman

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 31, 2010

Nina struggles with being the other woman in Chris' life. Meanwhile, Billie reluctantly becomes Stacey's birthing partner and Jimmy gets more than he bargained for as a human test subject.

star 7.95
74 votes
Directors: Shirley Barrett
Writers: Debra Oswald
Taking Charge

#20 - Taking Charge

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 22, 2010

Nina vows to take charge of her love life, but as things with Brendan come to an end, Chris struggles to explain his past and Nina is left uncertain about their relationship. The Proudman family adjust to life with their newest member, Baby Ray.

star 7.94
127 votes
Directors: Kate Dennis
Writers: Debra Oswald
The Aftermath

#21 - 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 7.94
48 votes
Directors: Ben Chessell
Writers: Leon Ford
Happy Geraldine Day

#22 - 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 7.94
64 votes
Directors: Shirley Barrett
Writers: Jonathan Gavin

#23 - Allegations

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired May 16, 2012

Nina arrives at work shocked to discover Patrick is being investigated over an allegation of patient abuse

star 7.94
47 votes
Directors: Shirley Barrett
Writers: Jonathan Gavin
Partners in Crisis

#24 - Partners in Crisis

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired May 23, 2012

Worried about their first big fight and Patrick's night alone at a motel, Nina finds Patrick at work to apologise. Mick and Rosanna continue to forge their musical partnership...

star 7.93
73 votes
Directors: Elissa Down
Writers: Debra Oswald
Sisters Aren't Doing It For Themselves

#25 - 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 7.93
69 votes
Directors: Emma Freeman
Writers: Rachel Givney