The BEST Episodes of Puberty Blues
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2020
Network: Network Ten
A television adaptation of the 1979 Australian novel of the same name. Written by Gabrielle Carey and Kathy Lette, the feminist teen novel chronicles the lives of two 13-year-old girls from Sydney's Sutherland Shire who join the "Greenhill gang" surfers in an attempt to gain popularity. In 1981, the book was made into a film, directed by Bruce Beresford, with the girls' age changed to 16 for censorship reasons.
#1 - Episode 8
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 3, 2012
Debbie and Sue's growing disenchantment with the gang and their rigid rules ends in defiance when they stand up to the boys and try surfing for themselves.
#2 - Episode 5
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 12, 2012
Cheryl decamps to Debbie's house for a while and proves an unwelcome guest to almost everyone except young David, while Ferris' mid-life crisis spirals out of control.
#3 - Episode 7
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 26, 2012
The Greenhills gang gather together for an ocean ceremony, while Pam and Roger plan a career move that could see them leave their beloved Cronulla behind forever.
#4 - Episode 4
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 5, 2012
A wild teen party changes everything for Sue and Debbie.
#5 - Episode 5
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 2, 2014
Debbie takes her new boarding school friend to Cronulla for Gary's birthday party. Judy's world is rocked following Annie's death and what looks like Martin's infidelity.
#6 - Episode 2
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 12, 2014
Debbie and Sue's relationship is in danger after Debbie is threatened with boarding school. Nothing can keep them apart though.
#7 - Episode 6
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 19, 2012
A night out for Debbie and Sue and the Greenhills gang ends in disaster.
#8 - Episode 1
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 15, 2012
It's 1977 and joined-at-the hip teenagers Debbie and Sue fantasise about joining the Greenhills gang who rule the beach.
#9 - Episode 3
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 29, 2012
Debbie and Sue's future with the Greenhills gang means growing up fast, and proving themselves with the boys.
#10 - Episode 2
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 22, 2012
After Debbie kisses Bruce Board, ace surfer and super spunk, it could help the girls crack the Greenhills Gang.
#11 - Episode 6
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 9, 2014
Debbie's reputation at school has been ruined. Sue is hiding her own guilty secret.
#12 - Episode 9
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 7, 2014
A tragedy sees Debbie taking some drastic action. Judy manages to surprise everybody at Pam's 40th birthday.
#13 - Episode 3
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 19, 2014
Yvonne finds herself feeling torn between two lovers after Gary's father returns to twon. Cheryl turns to Judy for help, with some surprising consequences.
#14 - Episode 8
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 30, 2014
Debbie returns home from boarding school and soon finds out that everything has changed. Vicki's wedding day is very eventful as Cheryl and Debbie face off.
#15 - Episode 7
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 16, 2014
Gary decides to move out whilst Roger experiences every father's worst nightmare. Judy's family are hiding secrets.
#16 - Episode 4
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 26, 2014
Debbie is not happy to find out that Cheryl is living in her room. Ferris decides to reclaim his wife. Martin finds the past coming back to haunt him.
#17 - Episode 1
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 5, 2014
The seventies are coming to an end and Sue, Debbie and Gary have grown wilder and free-er than ever.