800 Words: Season 1
South Pacific Pictures (2015)
TV Series  /  Comedy, Drama, Family
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IMDB   7.9
45 mins New Zealand / English
Digital    US - TV-PG
John Leigh Constable Tom
Erik Thomson George Turner
Rob Kipa-Williams Zac
Jonny Brugh Monty
Michelle Langstone Fiona
Rick Donald Woody
Reon Bell Billy
Benson Jack Anthony Arlo Turner
Anna Jullienne Katie
Cian Elyse White Hannah
Alex Tarrant Ike
Melina Vidler Shay Turner
Emma Leonard Tracey
Peter Elliott Big Mac
Bridie Carter Jan
Mike Smith
Pino Amenta
Producer Tina Archibald
Chris Bailey
Writer James Griffin
Maxine Fleming
Cinematography Fred Renata
Dave Garbett
Musician Karl Steven

A recently widowed father, quits his job as a popular 800 word columnist for a top selling Sydney newspaper. Over the internet he buys a house on an impulse in a remote New Zealand seaside town. He then has to break the news to his two teenage kids who just lost their mum, and now face an even more uncertain future. But the colourful and inquisitive locals ensure his dream of a fresh start does not go to plan.
    Seen it: Yes   43 mins    9/15/2015  1.  Episode #1.1
George Turner's plan to kick-start his family back into life by shifting them all across the Tasman to the town of Weld, New Zealand, does not get off to an ideal start.
    Seen it: Yes   44 mins    9/22/2015  2.  Episode #1.2
It is fight or flee time for the Turner family as faulty plumbing and poorly chosen words sees the town of Weld rise up against their new Australian imports.
    Seen it: Yes   42 mins    9/29/2015  3.  Episode #1.3
When George goes on the offensive, tracking down the source of a scurrilous rumour about him, what he learns changes everything between him and the women of Weld.
    Seen it: Yes   44 mins    10/6/2015  4.  Episode #1.4
As he gets to grips with his status as the new ladies' man about town George is dragged into a celebration (or not) of Weld's x-rated history.
    Seen it: Yes   43 mins    10/13/2015  5.  Episode #1.5
When the earth moves under George's feet, the opportunity for him to slay a demon from his past presents itself - and leads to the issuing of a very rash challenge.
    Seen it: Yes   43 mins    10/20/2015  6.  Episode #1.6
George throws himself into solving the mystery of Sir Frederick Weld's missing head - when he should be solving a whole other mystery, one much closer to home.
    Seen it: Yes   42 mins    10/27/2015  7.  Episode #1.7
George struggles with the realisation that while he was looking the other way this whole other world was going on - a world he is so not qualified to deal with.
    Seen it: Yes   42 mins    11/3/2015  8.  Episode #1.8
George tries to convince Shay to stay in Weld. The Women of Weld question the motive behind Jan's arrival. Katie organises a camp-in to protest against the proposed development.
Edition Details
Series 800 Words
No. of Discs/Tapes 1
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