Prisoner: Cell Block H

Season 1 Episode 9

Episode 9

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Aired Unknown Mar 21, 1979 on Network Ten
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Following Helen's decision to withdraw her bail application, her special privileges are removed and she is put in to share a cell with Bea and Doreen. She offers to hold beauty classes for the women and is blackmailed by her assistant, who claims he knows her alibi for the night of the accident is fake. Marilyn and Eddie make up briefly, but she finally walks out on him for good to go back on the game after a boozing session with an old friend. After listening to Lynn's story about her innocence, Helen puts her lawyer on Lynn's appeal and agrees to pay for it. Meanwhile, the truth about Lynn is finally revealed: Mrs Bentley buried her own baby. Cleared by the police, Lynn says goodbye to Mum and is released.moreless

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  • Lynne's granted her wish.

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    Eddie and Marilyn try to make amends, but another row pursues and she leaves him once more. Meanwhile Helen finds life on the inside harder than she would like, as her priveledges are withdrawn following her own decision not to post bail, and especially as her assistant claims he knows that her alibi is fake. In order to make friends, Helen offers to pay for Lynne's solicitor, and it is soon revealed that her ex employer Mrs Bentley was responsible for burying their child, jealous over her husband's infatuation with Lynne, and Lynne is promptly told she will be released.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)

Jane Clifton

Jane Clifton

Yvonne

Guest Star

Louise Pajo

Louise Pajo

Helen Masters

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Veron Weaver

Veron Weaver

Harry

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Barry Michael

Barry Michael

Mr Guthrie

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    • Original Australian transmission: Wednesday 21 March 1979 20:30 ATV-0 Melbourne

      Original UK regional ITV transmissions
      YTV Monday 3 December 1984 23:00 Back in 2 weeks
      TVS Friday 20 December 1985 22:30 Back in the New Year in a new Thursday night slot
      TSW Thursday 26 March 1987 23:00
      Central Tuesday 12 May 1987 00:30 (Monday night)
      Thames Friday 21 August 1987 00:00 (Thursday night)
      Anglia Wednesday 3 February 1988 00:30 (Tuesday night)
      Scottish Monday 15 February 1988 23:05
      Granada Sunday 13 March 1988 23:35
      Tyne Tees Thursday 9 June 1988 23:05
      Border Friday 5 August 1988 23:35
      HTV Tuesday 20 September 1988 23:50
      Grampian Sunday 9 October 1988 23:30
      Ulster Sunday 17 December 1989 23:05 Back in the New Year
      Channel Not screened Channel will screen the series jointly with TVS from episode 10 in January 1986

      Central (repeat) Sunday 28 March 1993

      Channel 5 (UK) airdate: Wednesday 9 April 1997 04:40

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