The BEST episodes of Offspring

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

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.

Last Updated: 12/9/2023Network: Network 10Status: Ended
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When Life Gives You Lemons...
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8.80
50 votes

#1 - When Life Gives You Lemons...

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/6/2014

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.

Directors: Emma Freeman
Writer: Debra Oswald
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A New Miracle
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8.70
37 votes

#2 - A New Miracle

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/21/2010

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.

Directors: Kate Dennis
Writer: Debra Oswald
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Proudman Wedding Curse
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8.49
128 votes

#3 - Proudman Wedding Curse

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/20/2011

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.

Directors: Kate Dennis
Writer: Debra Oswald
Pregnant Pause
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8.44
70 votes

#4 - Pregnant Pause

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/11/2012

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!

Directors: Kate Dennis
Writer: Debra Oswald
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D-Day
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8.42
71 votes

#5 - D-Day

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/26/2010

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.

Directors: Kate Dennis
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Playing Aloof
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8.33
72 votes

#6 - Playing Aloof

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/5/2010

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.

Directors: Darren Ashton
Just Keep Talking
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8.25
73 votes

#7 - Just Keep Talking

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/27/2011

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

Directors: Emma Freeman
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Winners and Losers
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8.13
16 votes

#8 - Winners and Losers

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/4/2014

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.

Directors: Kate Dennis
Writer: Li-Kim Chuah
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Chaos
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8.10
42 votes

#9 - Chaos

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/13/2012

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

Directors: Emma Freeman
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Episode 10
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8.09
43 votes

#10 - Episode 10

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/30/2017

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.

Directors: Peter Salmon
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Episode 8
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8.07
54 votes

#11 - Episode 8

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/16/2017

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.

Directors: Shannon Murphy
Writer: Alice Bell
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Behind Closed Doors
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8.07
98 votes

#12 - Behind Closed Doors

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/13/2011

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.

Directors: Daina Reid
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To the Best of My Ability
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8.07
44 votes

#13 - To the Best of My Ability

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/14/2016

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.

Directors: Daina Reid
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Numbing the Pain
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8.07
15 votes

#14 - Numbing the Pain

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/17/2013

A dream about counsellor Lawrence has Nina questioning her relationship with Patrick. Billie embarks on a new career and heads for self-destruction. The nurses help Eloise with her love life.

Directors: Kate Dennis
Dialing Up the Crazy
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8.06
18 votes

#15 - Dialing Up the Crazy

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/31/2013

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

Directors: Jennifer Perrott
Taking Charge
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8.00
118 votes

#16 - Taking Charge

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/22/2010

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.

Directors: Kate Dennis
Writer: Debra Oswald
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Matters of the Heart
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8.00
17 votes

#17 - Matters of the Heart

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/24/2013

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.

Directors: Jennifer Perrott
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When Sparks Fly
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8.00
78 votes

#18 - When Sparks Fly

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/21/2014

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?

Directors: Emma Freeman
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The Other Woman
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7.96
69 votes

#19 - The Other Woman

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/31/2010

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.

Directors: Shirley Barrett
Writer: Debra Oswald
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Back in the Game
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7.96
23 votes

#20 - Back in the Game

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/14/2014

Six months after Patrick's death, Nina and Billie are caring for baby Zoe together. Nina is determined to jump back into life and return to work, while Billie counts the days 'til Mick's return.

Directors: Emma Freeman
Writer: Debra Oswald
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Allegations
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7.95
43 votes

#21 - Allegations

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/16/2012

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

Directors: Shirley Barrett
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A Present from the Past
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7.94
53 votes

#22 - A Present from the Past

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/3/2016

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.

Directors: Peter Templeman
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Breaking Point
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7.93
55 votes

#23 - Breaking Point

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/27/2016

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.

Directors: Peter Templeman
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Time
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7.93
41 votes

#24 - Time

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/9/2012

A week after moving in with Patrick, Nina worries that living & working together is putting a strain on their relationship; later, Nina gets a surprise call from Dr Noonan hoping to catch Geraldine.

Directors: Shirley Barrett
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Tried and Tested
star
7.92
53 votes

#25 - Tried and Tested

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/7/2016

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

Directors: Daina Reid
Writer: Leon Ford