800 Words

800 Words: Season 2

Acorn Media (2015)
Comedy, Drama
Australia | English | Color | 5h 46min

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.

Cast View all

Erik Thomson George Turner
Melina Vidler Shay Turner
Benson Jack Anthony Arlo Turner
Bridie Carter Jan
Michelle Langstone Fiona
Emma Leonard Tracey
Rick Donald Woody
Anna Jullienne Katie
Cian Elyse White Hannah
Alex Tarrant ike

Crew View all

Director Michael Hurst
Writer James Griffin
Producer Chris Bailey
Photography Fred Renata
Musician Karl Steven

Episodes View details

1 Episode 1 60 min | Aug 22, 2016

George and Arlo implement a cunning plan to bring Shay back from Sydney. George and Jan's seek advice from the women of Weld about their relationship.

2 Episode 2 60 min | Aug 29, 2016

The whole of Weld comes out for a party at The Turners while George almost destroys his friendship with Woody over a rather large invoice and a lawn that needs mowing.

3 Episode 3 60 min | Sep 05, 2016

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?

4 Episode 4 60 min | Sep 12, 2016

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?

5 Episode 5 60 min | Sep 19, 2016

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.

6 Episode 6 60 min | Sep 26, 2016

After a jet-ski injures a local, George is appalled that you don't need a licence to drive a jet-ski in New Zealand and wants them all banned. He discovers Twitter and opens fire on jet-skiers.

7 Episode 7 60 min | Oct 03, 2016

Laura's one year anniversary approaches. George and the family prepare to leave for Sydney. Shay gets the blame for Ike staying in Weld and Arlo gets serious with Emma.

8 Episode 8 60 min | Oct 03, 2016

Shay gets the blame for Ike staying in Weld and Arlo gets serious with Emma.

9 Episode 9 60 min | Jan 31, 2017

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.

10 Episode 10 60 min | Feb 07, 2017

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.

11 Episode 11 60 min | Feb 14, 2017

George sees red when Arlo secretly switches school subjects. Fiona struggles in her new parenting role. And Woody's comes up with a novel way to relieve Principal Tracey's stress.

12 Episode 12 60 min | Feb 21, 2017

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 down and Jan has huge, huge news.

13 Episode 13 60 min | Feb 28, 2017

Jan's pregnancy sparks a crisis between George and Fiona. Katie unwillingly gets Shay involved in an art scam. Arlo struggles with a long distance relationship.

14 Episode 14 60 min | Mar 07, 2017

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.

15 Episode 15 60 min | Mar 14, 2017

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.

16 Episode 16 60 min | Mar 21, 2017

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.


Barcode Format Region Released Edition
054961255894 DVD 1 Apr 18, 2017
054961255993 DVD 1 Aug 22, 2017
5036193034169 DVD 2 May 14, 2018
9318500074713 DVD 4
9318500076151 DVD 4