800 Words: Season 2
South Pacific Pictures (2016)
TV Series  /  Comedy, Drama, Family
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IMDB   7.9
346 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
Benson Jack Anthony Arlo Turner
Anna Jullienne Katie
Alex Tarrant Ike
Melina Vidler Shay Turner
Emma Leonard Tracey
Peter Elliott Big Mac
Bridie Carter Jan
Cian Elyse White Hannah
Olivia Tennet Siouxsie
Michael Hurst
Mike Smith
Producer Chris Bailey
Tina Archibald
Writer James Griffin
Kate McDermott
Cinematography Fred Renata
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    1/16/2017  1.  Episode #2.1
George and Arlo implement a cunning plan to bring Shay back from Sydney. George and Jan's new relationship lurches towards the rocks. And the Weld locals brace themselves for the carnage of Guy Fawkes Night.
    Seen it: Yes   44 mins    8/30/2016  2.  Episode #2.2
The whole of Weld comes out to farewell Jan, and George almost destroys his friendship with Woody over a rather large invoice and a lawn that needs mowing.
    Seen it: Yes   44 mins    9/6/2016  3.  Episode #2.3
George lands a scoop on the first day of his new job at the newspaper, but why is he under orders not to write about an eight year old mystery that's gripping Weld?
    Seen it: Yes   43 mins    9/13/2016  4.  Episode #2.4
George's house is bursting with teenagers and he gets another chance to buy his dream house in Weld after all. But is it serendipity or just a bad idea?
    Seen it: Yes   43 mins    9/20/2016  5.  Episode #2.5
George's first date with Katie is the only news in Weld, while Constable Tom and Big Mac clash over the invasion of the freedom campers.
    Seen it: Yes   43 mins    9/27/2016  6.  Episode #2.6
After a jet-ski injures a local, George is appalled that you don't need a license to drive a jet-ski in New Zealand and wants them all banned. He discovers Twitter and opens fire on jet-skiers.
    Seen it: Yes   43 mins    10/4/2016  7.  Episode #2.7
Laura's one year anniversary approaches. George and the family prepare to leave for Sydney.
    Seen it: Yes   43 mins    10/11/2016  8.  Episode #2.8
George is recruited into the Weld cricket team in a high stakes match and fears a character flaw may reveal itself. Shay gets the blame for Ike staying in Weld and Arlo gets serious with Emma.
    Seen it: Yes   44 mins    1/31/2017  9.  Episode #2.9
George and Fiona's dalliance is headline news in Weld, while Robbie goes on the offensive to save Fiona, all culminating with a rumble in the main street.
    Seen it: Yes   43 mins    2/7/2017  10.  Episode #2.10
George and Fiona put the heat on their new relationship with a dinner party. However, if they're to survive as a couple, there are many dramas to overcome both in and out of the kitchen.
    Seen it: Yes   43 mins    2/14/2017  11.  Episode #2.11
George sees red when Arlo secretly switches school subjects. Fiona struggles in her new parenting role. Woody comes up with a novel way to relieve Tracey's stress.
    Seen it: Yes   43 mins    2/21/2017  12.  Episode #2.12
George and Fiona's escape to the city for a romantic weekend away from the kids is a disaster. Arlo almost burns down the house and Jan has huge news.
    Seen it: Yes   43 mins    2/28/2017  13.  Episode #2.13
Jan's pregnancy sparks a crisis between George and Fiona. Katie unwittingly gets Shay involved in an art scam. Arlo struggles with a long distance relationship.
    Seen it: Yes   43 mins    3/7/2017  14.  Episode #2.14
George struggles against the Terry-mania sweeping Weld. The town prepares to open its first fine dining restaurant, but not everyone's invited. Shay's art adventure has a public hanging.
    Seen it: Yes   44 mins    3/14/2017  15.  Episode #2.15
George fears that Weld is losing its innocence. Brother Terry goes all out to prove his love for Hannah, and there's a surprise visit from a very pregnant Jan.
    Seen it: Yes   44 mins    3/21/2017  16.  Episode #2.16
The fallout from George's savage article is immediate. Terry's true colours are revealed much to Hannah's horror, and a triple tragedy strikes Weld.
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Series 800 Words
No. of Discs/Tapes 1
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