Myra is at her wits' end over Kay's disappearance, while Judy tries to clear Cass's name.

First broadcast ... 1984 (Melbourne)
Broadcast on Channel 5 Friday 05 February 1999 04:40
DVD release: volume 29 disc 4 (AUS)
Duration: 0:45:30

Meg ~ Elspeth Ballantyne
Judy ~ Betty Bobbitt
Joan ~ Maggie Kirkpatrick
Ann ~ Gerda Nicholson
Myra ~ Anne Phelan
Reb ~ Janet Andrewartha
Dennis ~ Nigel Bradshaw
Rachel ~ Kim Trengove
Leigh ~ Virginia Hey
Marlene ~ Genevieve Lemon
Marie ~ Maggie Millar
Heather ~ Victoria Nicolls
Alan Desmond ~ Peter Craig
Kay Desmon ~ SallyAnn Bourne
Lou ~ Louise Siversen
Off. Barry ~ Joy Westmore
Rocky ~ Barry Saloman
Mandy ~ Tatiana Ohotin
Skinner ~ Mark Nicholls
Manager ~ George Vidalis
Roland Van Dyke ~ Barry Michael
Officer Bill Watson ~ Bill Maine
Chrissie ~ Kathy Duckes

  • Written by Fay Rousseaux & Sally Webb
  • Directed by Colin Budds
  • Maggie Millar's name is misspelt as "Miller" in the credits for both this and the next episode.

    These are Kay's friends but don't the credits imply they ought to be two men and one woman? (Rocky, Mandy and Skinner)

    Joan reports finding Phyllis with her skull bashed in, and blames Cass because of the statue she made for the fete being found by the body. Ann is annoyed that Joan has pre-empted her by reporting Cass's commitment to the women. Lou and Reb give each other alibis: Judy is outraged that the blame seems to be falling on Cass. Joan makes Lou clean up the "mess" in the shower block. Myra phones Alan: he doesn't know where Kay is, but promises to bring her money and clothes to the hotel. Lou works out that it was Reb who bashed Phyllis. Judy overhears Joan's sarcastic comment to Reb that Cass did her a favour by bashing Phyllis, and accuses her of responsibility for Bobbie's miscarriage. Reb tries to shift the blame and says it was Phyllis was responsible for the drugs. Judy plots with Leigh and Rachel to get Reb to confess, by playing on Reb's guilty conscience. Myra goes looking for Kay at place suggested by Alan but is turned away by her friends after they recognise her as the escapee from Wentworth. Marlene Warren is brought to Wentworth and put in the cell Phyllis has just vacated. Heather Rogers starts as a new officer and introduces herself to Dennis in the rec room, cheered up by the fact that he has only a few days start on her. Joan takes Marlene down a peg for two for not making her bed as she ordered and announces (mainly for Reb's benefit) that Phyllis has suffered permanent brain damage and will not be coming back. When Heather is introduced to the women in the laundry, Marlene recognizes her from school (as appropriately "Buck" to her "Rabbit") and tells her she was a bit dim at school. Roland pressurises Leigh to give an interview from prison: she tries to fire him but he reveals that he's taken Howard's place as a director of the company. The women agree Heather looks a bit green to be an officer, and Joan shows her contempt by asking at dinner duty if Heather trained as a waitress. Marie Winter is brought in : she seems very friendly with the policeman who accompanies her, and he says he has already searched her luggage. Thanks to her policeman friend, Marie has managed to smuggle cocaine into Wentworth in her soap dish. During a slack work period, Marie strolls into the laundry, pushes Judy off the press and announces she is the new top dog. Myra waits for Kay outside the place where she is staying and when Kay is thrown out of the house, Myra takes her to a hide-out in the country. Judy pretends to have a letter from Phyllis until Marie points out to Reb that the paper is blank. Kay explains to Myra how she got into taking drugs intravenously through friends in the music business. Marlene tricks Heather into thinking there has been a terrible accident by smearing tomato ketchup all over her cell: Joan soon sets her straight and sarcastically asks if she's ever been to a barbecue. Judy tries to get across to Marlene that practical jokes aren't appreciated, especially by officers. Marie tries to recruit Reb to sell her drugs for her. Judy catches Marlene putting black ink in her toothpaste, and makes her empty her pockets. She confiscates some red paint to smear on a statue which she hides in Reb's bed. Joan arrives home to find her house has been broken into.


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