Marie Winter begins her campaign to be top dog at Wentworth; Myra finds a safe place for Kay to sweat out her cold turkey; Joan undermines Ann and takes in a couple of strays.

First broadcast ... 1984 (Melbourne)
Broadcast on Channel 5 Saturday 06 February 1999 04:40
DVD release: volume 29 disc 4 (AUS)
Duration: 0:45:32

Meg ~ Elspeth Ballantyne
Judy ~ Betty Bobbitt
Joan ~ Maggie Kirkpatrick
Ann ~ Gerda Nicholson
Myra ~ Anne Phelan
Reb ~ Janet Andrewartha
Dennis ~ Nigel Bradshaw
Bobbie ~ Maxine Klibingaitis
Rachel ~ Kim Trengove
Leigh ~ Virginia Hey
Marlene ~ Genevieve Lemon
Marie ~ Maggie Millar
Heather ~ Victoria Nicolls
Dot ~ Alethea McGrath
Kay Desmond ~ SallyAnn Bourne
Shane Munroe ~ Robert Summers
Wally ~ Alan Hopgood
Stuntwoman 1 ~ Sue Chong
Stuntwoman 2 ~ Anthea Ro-ordink
Mr Warren ~ John Proper
Aggie ~ Glenda Walsh
Gertie ~ Kerrie Lynn
Officer ~ Lorraine Kindler
Gordon Munroe ~ Jim Ewing

  • Written by Betty Quin & James Simmonds
  • Directed by Colin Budds
  • I have changed the spelling "Munro" for Shane's surname so that it's the same as his father's.

    Joan finds a boy asleep in her lounge. Reb confronts Judy with the statue, but Judy puts further pressure on her by accusing her of only being upset because she's missing her "friend" Phyllis. The boy tells Joan his name is Shane and he's run away from his father: Joan says she will have to phone the police but he begs her not to or his dog will be put down. Myra and Kay look up Wally: he takes them to a friend's house he's looking after and despite Myra's protests he decides to stay and help. Marie attempts to bribe Dennis to turn a blind eye to her drugs deliveries when he calls in to her cell to see how she's getting on. Joan gives Shane a meal and lets him stay the night: he tells her his father beats both his mother and him and shows her the bruises. Reb takes a shower fixed by Judy to turn red. When Judy taunts her and stops her getting out of the cubicle, Meg overhears her admission that she attacked Phyllis. Joan visits Shane's father and finds he is indifferent to Shane's welfare. Heather and Meg break up a fight in B block, thanks to a display of karate by Heather. Somehow the fight had been started by an argument about Dot Farrar's arthritis. Dennis tells Judy that Cass isn't coming back even though Reb's admission cleared her of the attack on Phyllis. Bobbie returns to Wentworth and is told about Cass: she is not pleased to be put to share a cell with Marlene. Dot is transferred to H block to share with Judy and immediately antagonises her by staking claim to her bed. Marlene's father visits her with a present and warns her to lay off the practical jokes. Marie threatens Bobbie as soon as she walks into the rec room. Ann objects to Joan reporting her to the Department over the security of the fete and her relationship with Jonathan Edmunds to the Department, but Joan adds as a parting shot that she has already prepared her application for Ann's job in case the interview goes against her. Marlene tells Judy her story: she had killed a driver throwing stones at cars. Dennis invites Heather to go out for dinner with him: they talk about how they got into the prison service and she tells him her father was in the police force. Joan finds Shane's dog Nicky poisoned: she calls a taxi to take him to the vet. Marlene loosens Marie's bed as a joke, and finds drugs hidden under the mattress: Marie catches her and closes the door to bash her.


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