The Flying Doctors

Season 2 Episode 5

An Only Child

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Aired Unknown Aug 04, 1987 on The Nine Network
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An Only Child
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Chris offers a helping hand and takes in teenager Zoe when her parents are involved in an accident. When the tragedy reaches extreme heights, Chris offers to take Zoe in on a more permanant basis. Due to cutbacks in the RFDS, Sam is forced to move out of the pub and in with Violet in an attempt to cut costs. However, Vic and Nancy are not eager to let Sam go and a battle ensues as to who Sam will stay with. Sam is angry to hear that he has only been given another 6 month probation.moreless

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    Peter O'Brien

    Peter O'Brien

    Sam Patterson

    Lenore Smith

    Lenore Smith

    Kate Standish (Wellings)

    Robert Grubb

    Robert Grubb

    Dr. Geoff Standish

    Rebecca Gibney

    Rebecca Gibney

    Emma Plimpton/Patterson

    Liz Burch

    Liz Burch

    Dr.Chris Randall

    Terry Gill

    Terry Gill

    Sgt. Jack Carruthers

    Carmen Duncan

    Carmen Duncan

    Jan Buchanan

    Guest Star

    Peter Sumner

    Peter Sumner

    Phil Buchanan

    Guest Star

    Michaela Abay

    Michaela Abay

    Zoe Buchanan

    Guest Star

    Sydney Jackson

    Sydney Jackson

    Father Jacko

    Recurring Role

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      • When Chris suggests Sam moving in with her to George.
        Chris: (To Geoff) He's getting worse, he really is. I mean just because I'm a single woman and Sam's a... very eligible bachelor. gigges

      • Jan : Zoe, I need you to talk to Emma. She's ah, playing hard to get.
        Zoe: Well, it's up to you, Emma. Whatever you feel.
        Emma: Right.
        Zoe: You're not just a pretty face.
        Emma: Right. I mean, not that I'm saying I'm pretty or anything.
        Zoe: And if you'd rather not share in the Flying Doctor article, that's cool we'll find someone else.
        Violet: (From across the street) Yoohoo! Hello everybody.
        Emma: Where would you like me to stand? Here? Here's fine?

      • Chris: Hello, Doctor.
        Geoff: Hello, Doctor.
        Chris: You haven't by any chance mentioned...
        Geoff: No, I haven't. I was just this minute gonna have a quiet word to Vic about it.
        Chris: Liar.
        Geoff: (grinning) Get away from me.

      • After Vic pours Geoff a jug of beer.
        Vic: 'Ey, that stuff doesn't just come bursting out of the ground, ya know. (Taps the bar)
        Geoff: (grinning) Why didn't somebody tell me?

      • When they get to Schaefer's Gorge.
        Zoe: Jack was right.
        Phil: Jack? What'd he say?
        Zoe: It makes you feel really and truly alive.
        Phil: (laughs) A cop said that? There's hope for us yet. I'll use it though, corny but heartfelt.

      • Chris sees the helicopter Sam has arranged.
        Chris: It's an upside down lawnmower!
        Sam: Told you you'd love it.

      • Kate: I'm sorry I wasn't quite up to your standard today.
        Geoff: I thought you were fine. Look, theatre's a world into itself so for heaven sake don't apologise.
        Kate: Sorry.
        Geoff: That's much better.

      • Nancy: (About Violet) I'm sick and tired of that woman acting as if she owns the whole town.
        Vic: She does.

      • DJ is on the floor doing exercises.
        Kate: When's the baby due?
        DJ: What baby?
        Kate: You're doing pre-natal exercises.
        DJ: (picks up sheet and looks closely) You mean you expect pregnant mum's to go through this sort of torture? Kate, this stuff is bad enough for a bloke.
        Kate: Then what are you doing it for?
        DJ: Well I'm outa condition. I'm stuck in here all the time, I'm turning into pure flab. Look (pinches side) Look (pinches cheek) look, look at this. Microphone droop. Look, look.

      • Sam: Kate, have you seen this?
        Kate: No, what is it?
        Sam: I think it's what they call a letter.

      • Geoff: (To George) You know I was told that my predecessor once dragged you into the lane and punched you in the nose. May I say that I wish I had his good judgement!

      • Sam: Hey, what was that for?
        Emma: What was what for?
        Sam: The kiss?
        Emma: Are you complaining?
        Sam: No, no, no, it's just that another one would help more.
        Emma: No, you see, my kisses are strictly rationed. See ya!
        Sam: Well, it was worth a try!

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