800 Words

800 Words: Season 3

Acorn Media (2015)
Comedy, Drama
7.8

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
Alex Tarrant ike
Rick Donald Woody
Bridie Carter Jan
Emma Leonard Tracey
Michelle Langstone Fiona
Anna Jullienne Katie
Cian Elyse White Hannah

Crew View all

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

Episodes View details

1 Episode 1 60 min | Sep 11, 2017

Weld mounts operation search and rescue for Ike, Zac and Steve. George contemplates possible fatherhood while comforting Shay. Jan goes into labor but there are more than paternity complications.

Director: Mike Smith
Writer: Tim Balme
2 Episode 2 60 min | Sep 18, 2017

Its D-day for George and the two other prospective fathers. Shay struggles with the fallout from the sea rescue and there's a major surprise at Woody and Tracey's engagement party.

Director: Mike Smith
Writer: Kate McDermott
3 Episode 3 60 min | Sep 25, 2017

George is recruited as a reluctant accomplice in a secret mission involving Woody's past. Shay goes to the dark side after suffering from a broken heart and Katie resurrects a teaching career.

Director: Michael Hurst
Writer: James Griffin
4 Episode 4 60 min | Oct 02, 2017

George gets an unlikely message from beyond the grave whilst Woody's top secret divorce plan unravels. Meanwhile, Hannah has a challenge convincing Constable Tom shed be a top cop.

Director: Michael Hurst
Writer: James Griffin, Sarah-Kate Lynch
5 Episode 5 60 min | Oct 09, 2017

Georges fears about Operation Quickie Divorce are realized when Woody discovers something that cant be hidden. Tracey eventually uncovers the truth. Shay gets more unwelcome attention from Ollie.

Director: Chris Bailey, Caroline Bell-Booth
Writer: Tim Balme
6 Episode 6 60 min | Oct 16, 2017

George longs for solitude but his plan to get rid of his unwanted guests backfires. Woody's relationship with Tracey is on the rocks whilst struggling in his new unexpected role.

Director: Caroline Bell-Booth
Writer: James Griffin, Kate McDermott, Natalie Medlock
7 Episode 7 60 min | Oct 23, 2017

George enjoys having the house to himself and declares war on punctuation. Woody fears for his safety at his stag party and Monty's desperate to be a best man.

Director: Helena Brooks
Writer: James Griffin, Kate McDermott, Pip Hall
8 Episode 8 60 min | Oct 23, 2017

George helps Monty write the best man speech and ponders his own wedding.

9 Episode 9 60 min | Aug 13, 2018

George gets an unexpected visitor after making his big decision. Arlo tries to navigate the Lindsay situation and Monty surprises everybody when he hooks up with Ngahuia again.

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10 Episode 10 60 min | Aug 20, 2018

Georges romantic night with Katie unravels. Fiona's baby plans hit an emotional and financial snag. And boot camp comes to Weld.

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11 Episode 11 60 min | Aug 27, 2018

George and Katie test their new relationship with a winter camp. Arlo and Poppy grow closer while Shay struggles with Ike moving on and Big Mac has a grand tourist plan for Weld.

Director: Michael Hurst
Writer: Kate McDermott
12 Episode 12 60 min | Sep 03, 2018

Arlo two-times Lindsay and Poppy and suffers the fallout. George struggles in the parenting department and worries he's causing Billy's stress problem. Shay gets an unlikely visitor.

Director: Michael Hurst,
Writer: James Griffin,
13 Episode 13 60 min | Sep 10, 2018

George and Woody fail to make up after Arlo's shenanigans. Ike receives unlikely help from Shay in his spiritual quest. A council restructure has Weld at risk of being swallowed up by Stafford.

Director: Caroline Bell-Booth,
Writer: Kate McDermott, , Michael Beran
14 Episode 14 60 min | Sep 17, 2018

The Turner family are forced to revisit their tragic past when a stranger walks into town. Poppy's outback justice upsets some of the Weld locals and the republican presidential race hots up.

Director: Caroline Bell-Booth,
Writer: Sarah-Kate Lynch,
15 Episode 15 60 min | Sep 24, 2018

George and Shay grow further apart. Shay gives Katie a serve after the fallout with Joe Cettino and Poppy cuts a chunk out of Lindsay.

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16 Episode 16 60 min | Oct 01, 2018

Big Macs space race plans divide the town. George is worried that Katie could lose her home and Woody's worried hes about to lose his daughter.

Director: Mike Smith, ,
Writer: Kate McDermott, ,

Editions

Barcode Format Region Released Edition
054961267491 DVD 1 Oct 23, 2018
9317731140853 DVD Free Mar 07, 2018