The BEST episodes written by Marcia Gardner

248 votes

#1 - Rawhide

Sea Patrol - Season 4 - Episode 10

Hammersley hunts down cattle rustlers behind the hijacking of live cattle shipments. Robert takes desperate measures to be seen as a team player by his crewmates, and Bird is terrorised by her ex-boyfriend.

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One Perfect Day
277 votes

#2 - One Perfect Day

Sea Patrol - Season 5 - Episode 13

Tragedy rocks HMAS Hammersley as the crew races to prevent a terrorist attack on a busy Australian port. Meanwhile, Kate and Dutchy discover ingredients for a radioactive 'dirty bomb' are being smuggled into Australia on illegal fishing boats, and Mike is stunned to realise SAS Officer Jim Roth has proposed to Kate - will he let the woman he loves marry another man?

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Soft Target
219 votes

#3 - Soft Target

Sea Patrol - Season 4 - Episode 13

The 'crash posting' of a Communications Technician to HMAS Hammersley proves to be a particularly nice surprise for one of her crew. However, 2Dads' suspicion of his old mate soon begins to grow, particularly when he suspects that Fraser is feeding vital intelligence to a group of pirates who have been ransacking boats. Mike and Kate use unorthodox tactics to catch the gang of daring pirates, .and Charge gets more than he bargained for when he finds love on a dating website.

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Shoes of the Fisherman
222 votes

#4 - Shoes of the Fisherman

Sea Patrol - Season 4 - Episode 7

On patrol in the Arafura Sea, the Hammersley encounters an old adversary, an illegal foreign fishing vessel skippered by an infamous fisherman known as Hannibal. Robert is lost overboard in mysterious circumstances, sparking a major search and lives are at stake when Swain discovers rabies on board Hammersley.

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The Enemy Within
209 votes

#5 - The Enemy Within

Wentworth - Season 8 - Episode 10

Lou discovers her phone is missing and all the money for Reb's transition surgery has been stolen.

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Divide and Conquer
786 votes

#6 - Divide and Conquer

Wentworth - Season 4 - Episode 6

Bea is released from the slot and is immediately confronted by Lucy if Bea doesn't punish Tasha for her break in prison rules, Lucy and her crew will be forced to. Doreen shocks everyone by turning her back on Bea and Liz is assigned to look after a new inmate.

Blood Wedding
329 votes

#7 - Blood Wedding

Wentworth - Season 7 - Episode 1

With her hopes of release fading, Rita is forced to take drastic measures to prevent Ray from wasting his life on her.

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Poking Spiders
801 votes

#8 - Poking Spiders

Wentworth - Season 4 - Episode 2

Feeling betrayed, Vera takes steps to have Bridget dismissed and expose her relationship with Franky, but is forced to backtrack and enlist Bridget s help instead, when Ferguson makes a bid to be released into the general prison population. The three unlikely allies devise a plan in which Bridget attempts to entrap Ferguson into exposing her psychopathy. Kaz stages a protest with the women in the yard in an attempt to force Vera s hand on the conjugal visits program.

Bad Blood
296 votes

#9 - Bad Blood

Wentworth - Season 7 - Episode 7

As Ruby undergoes surgery for the ruptured brain aneurysm, Rita makes a desperate appeal to Vera to be with her sister in hospital.

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The Long Game
433 votes

#10 - The Long Game

Wentworth - Season 3 - Episode 7

Bea struggles to accept that she had a psychotic episode, despite the CCTV evidence. When her blood is found to have traces of LSD, she realises that her attacker caused the meltdown. She smuggles evidence out of the psych unit, understanding she'll need to play the long game if she's going to defeat Ferguson. Meanwhile Bridget struggles to force Franky to accept that she has an emotional block. But when she challenges Franky to talk about her mother, she elicits a confession she wasn't expecting.

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186 votes

#11 - Requiem

Wentworth - Season 9 - Episode 2

The prison is reeling after the death of yet another inmate, the mood is sombre, as Boomer gets together with Gavin to make content for his website.

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The Danger Within
480 votes

#12 - The Danger Within

Wentworth - Season 2 - Episode 4

Simmo warns Bea of an impending hit against her by the Holts, in retaliation for her attack on Brayden. With the induction of three new prisoners into Wentworth, Bea is jumping at shadows, not sure from which of them will attack.

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The Pink Dragon
468 votes

#13 - The Pink Dragon

Wentworth - Season 2 - Episode 6

Simmo’s attempt to kill Bea ends in tragedy, while Liz faces her greatest dilemma – to snitch or not to snitch.

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225 votes

#14 - Fugitive

Wentworth - Season 8 - Episode 6

Rita sacrifices her hope of exoneration to rescue Ruby.

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Crocodile Tears
221 votes

#15 - Crocodile Tears

Sea Patrol - Season 4 - Episode 2

A new Commanding Officer and the discovery of a cruel and lucrative trade in crocodile skins results in some tense and disturbing moments for the crew of the HMAS Hammersley.

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Enemy of the State
214 votes

#16 - Enemy of the State

Wentworth - Season 8 - Episode 3

Young British ‘Wikileaker’, Judy Bryant, is remanded to Wentworth facing charges of stealing secrets from the Australian government. Is she a hero of the people, or an enemy of the state.

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The Stinger
244 votes

#17 - The Stinger

Sea Patrol - Season 5 - Episode 6

As part of the boarding party checking a possible FFV, Dutchy doesn't hide his surprise at seeing one of the crew is SAS Captain Jim Roth. His flash of recognition is noticed by the ship's master, and the question now is, has Jim's cover been blown? ASIO "spook" Madelaine Cruise is furious. She confirms that Jim was on a mission and insists CO Mike Flynn shadow the vessel in case Jim needs assistance. And so he does, after Dutchy sees two men fighting on the deck, and the subsequent boarding party finds an area awash with blood and Jim under a tarpaulin with a serious head wound.

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Eye for an Eye
274 votes

#18 - Eye for an Eye

Sea Patrol - Season 5 - Episode 2

Kate is hunted down by an obsessed criminal after she kills his accomplice during a boarding. When Bird is kidnapped, the crew fears she will be murdered as payback.

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Episode 3
86 votes

#19 - Episode 3

North Shore (2023) - Season 1 - Episode 3

Abigail and Simon prepare to take Sophie's body home, as evidence from an anonymous informant provides a motive for murder.

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The Pink Dragon
7 votes

#20 - The Pink Dragon

Cell Block H - Season 2 - Episode 6

Tanja struggles with the Holts assignment to murder Suus. Lies faces a major dilemma: betray Freddy or remain faithful to her?

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The Ties of the Past
121 votes

#21 - The Ties of the Past

The Doctor Blake Mysteries - Season 2 - Episode 8

Art student and life model, Vanessa Mackay, is brutally killed and her keys are used to steal a painting from the Ballarat Art Gallery. But what is the real motive?

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Episode 85
3 votes

#22 - Episode 85

Heartbreak High - Season 4 - Episode 20

Charlie approaches Matt to ask for his help in becoming "cool". After the make-over, the girls's fawn all over the "new" Charlie, and a superficial Katerina quickly changes her mind about the former nerd, and despite her failed attempt to change his personality as well, the predestined couple finally hook up. A former bandmate from Declan's days in "Rapscallion" arrives with an offer to cut him in on her impending record deal. Unfortunately, their fateful partnership falls apart when it is revealed that she is only interested in using his songwriting talents to further her struggling career. Bolton helps Stassy through her first runway modelling session and the pair succeed in bringing down the house, quite literally in fact. Afterwards, Stassy admits to Bolton that she never wanted to model but was only looking for a way to earn money, and when her financial assistance comes through, she is able to give it up. Tom helps Allie finish her novel, entitled "Clouds in the Water", and annou

A Foreign Field
129 votes

#23 - A Foreign Field

The Doctor Blake Mysteries - Season 2 - Episode 3

Doctor Blake struggles to discover the identity of an unknown man and uncover the mystery of who may have killed him.

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Under The Radar
205 votes

#24 - Under The Radar

Sea Patrol - Season 1 - Episode 5

The Hammersley attempts the daring capture of an illegal fishing ‘mother ship’ but is thwarted by violent eco-terrorists. Mike finds himself falling in love with beautiful marine biologist Ursula Morrell, who later goes missing under mysterious circumstances.

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The Danger Within
4 votes

#25 - The Danger Within

Cell Block H - Season 2 - Episode 4

Tanja warns Suus that the Holts are preparing an attack on her. With the arrival of three new inmates Suus feel insecure and threatened. She asks Freddy for a weapon.

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