Prisoner: Cell Block H

Season 1 Episode 5

Episode 5

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Aired Unknown Mar 07, 1979 on Network Ten
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Mum recuperates from her collapse at her daughter's home but has to pretend to the children that she is an aunt as Lorraine told them their grandmother was dead. Franky and Bea fight during a dance class in the Rec Room. Yates is caught smuggling the pill in for Marilyn. Suspected of being the one who supplied Sally Lee with drugs, she is reprimanded by Erica and quits in disgust. Bea reads the girls' tea leaves and Lizzie pinches a bottle of surgical spirit from the infirmary. Mum can't deal with Lorraine any longer and walks out, after which Judith Anne learns that she is really her grandmother. Mum is rearrested for shoplifting and sent back to Wentworth. Meg is still going loopy after Bill's death and tells Lynn her hunger strike is a waste of time. Lynn digs a hole under the fence and plans to escape but is caught by Meg and Vera and collapses. Greg examines her and tells her she is pregnant.moreless

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  • Lynne's world turns around, and may help her case.

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    Marilyn bribes an officer to smuggle in the pill for her, but is later questioned for pushing drugs, Mum awakens at Lorraines house, and is upset to learn that Lorraine had told the children that their grandma was dead, but her headstrong grand-daughter Judith Anne soon finds out the truth, but it's too little too late, as Mum decides to return to life in Prison, and shop lifts. Meg is still angry at the women and shows no sympathy to Lynne as she protests her innocence by going on hunger strike, but later, she collapses, and learns that she is pregnant.moreless
Glenda Linscott

Glenda Linscott

Rita "The Beater" Connors (Eps 585-692)

Sandy Gore

Sandy Gore

Kay White (Eps 127-145)

Tina Bursill

Tina Bursill

Sonia Stevens (Eps 394-447)

Peta Toppano

Peta Toppano

Karen Travers (Eps 1-80)

Olivia Hamnett

Olivia Hamnett

Kate Peterson (Eps 235-273)

Judith McGrath

Judith McGrath

Officer Colleen Powell (Eps 223-456, recurring previously)

Marcella Burgoyne

Marcella Burgoyne

Irene

Guest Star

Michael John Bury

Michael John Bury

Andrew Watkins

Guest Star

Rod Mullinar

Rod Mullinar

Wayne Travers

Guest Star

Lesley Baker

Lesley Baker

Monica Ferguson (Eps 29-60, guest star eps 15-18)

Recurring Role

Kevin Summers

Kevin Summers

Ben Fulbright (Eps 563-588, guest star ep 604)

Recurring Role

Debra Lawrance

Debra Lawrance

Daphne Graham (Eps 537-590)

Recurring Role

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    • Wayne: (During Karen's flashback) I don't care what the bloody priest said! I tell you what to do Karen, nobody else. Now you listen to me bitch! You just get rid of that THING, JUST GET RID OF IT!

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    • Original Australian transmission: Wednesday 7 March 1979 20:30 ATV-0 Melbourne

      Original UK regional ITV transmissions
      YTV Monday 5 November 1984 23:00
      TVS Friday 8 November 1985 22:30
      TSW Thursday 12 February 1987 23:05
      Central Sunday 3 May 1987 23:00
      Thames Friday 24 July 1987 00:00 (Thursday night)
      Scottish Monday 23 November 1987 23:30 Back in the New Year
      Anglia Wednesday 20 January 1988 00:35 (Tuesday night)
      Granada Monday 29 February 1988 00:30 (Sunday night)
      Tyne Tees Thursday 5 May 1988 23:40
      Border Friday 8 July 1988 23:40
      HTV Tuesday 6 September 1988 00:15 (Monday night)
      Grampian Sunday 25 September 1988 23:45
      Ulster Sunday 19 November 1989 23:35
      Channel Not screened

      Central (repeat) Sunday 28 February 1993

      Channel 5 (UK) airdate: Saturday 5 April 1997 04:40

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