Magic Moments > 2000 > The 2000 Season Finale Episode 3680
by Linda Stainton, Directed
by David Myles
goes home, while Tess takes the mickey out of Dione, who is
watching him. Joe tells Michelle that the owner of the scooter
is on the phone, and wants to know when he can pick it up.
Harold tells Lou that there’s someone outside who wants to
“rip the head off the mongrel who’s responsible for the exhibition”...
arrives at the exhibition, then a man called Jonathan arrives,
who says he’s the son of the artist. Lou explains that he
tried to contact the family, but they’ve managed to sell quite
a few of the paintings. Jonathan says that all of the paintings
the hospital, Dee asks Darcy is he’s beginning to find his
way around, and they agree to meet up for a tea break in 15
explains to Lou that his father never painted any pictures
of urban landscapes. Lou says that they were painted before
Jonathan was born, as the agent Dave Coburn explained to him.
Jonathan says that he’s never heard of a Dave Coburn, and
doesn’t appreciate Lou passing off a bunch of fakes as his
father’s work. Lou realises that he’s been conned. Paul and
Tad are listening in, and Paul decides to go to the Coffee
Shop, as he’s bored. Lou apologises to Jonathan, who realises
that the exhibition must have cost him some money. Lou says
it has, and goes to contact the police.
is at home, on the phone to the owner of the scooter, who
wants to come and pick it up straight away. She managed to
put him off until the following day.
is seeing to a patient, when Darcy asks to see her. He explains
that he has to fill in at emergency for a while, so they’ll
have to forget the coffee. Karl arrives and goes in to see
is the phone to the police, while Joel arrives and asks Tad
what’s going on. Tad says it’s all been a disaster. Lou tells
Jonathan that Dave Coburn should be getting a visit from the
police first thing tomorrow. Dave then calls, and Lou says
that they’ve done extremely well with the exhibition, and
he’ll deposit the proceeds as soon as he’s got them. Jonathan
wants to talk to him, but Lou says that he would then know
that they were on to him. Flick arrives and asks Tad how he
is. He says that everyone’s gone very quiet. Flick then sees
Joel and goes to talk to him. Madge watches them, and says
that there’s enough intrigue there for a James Bond movie.
into Darcy, causing him to drop his files. She apologises
and they ask each other out for a drink after work. She then
realises that it’s her turn to do the shopping, so she can’t
go. Darcy explains that he had an ulterior motive – he wanted
to know the names of all the staff. She agrees, saying that
she can go to the supermarket later.
and Paul arrive at number 24 and Tad says that there must
be something going on between Joel and Flick. Just then, Michelle
arrives and explains the situation with the scooter. She asks
Tad what she’s going to tell Tim, and asks if he’ll explain
for her. He says that she got herself into this mess, so she
can explain herself. Michelle leaves, and Tad says that the
last thing Tim needs right now is to be brought down again.
has finished packing up the paintings, and Jonathan explains
that he’s angry because his father was so honest, and didn’t
deserve this to happen. He gives Lou his card, and leaves.
Madge tells Lou that he was trying to do the right thing and
Harold says that he handled the situation very well.
calls in to see Tim and he says he’s happy to see her, as
he’s been going crazy. He mentions that he can’t wait to ride
the scooter, but Michelle explains that the real owner has
called her. Tim says it’s fine, and he’s glad that she’s still
his friend. She says she has to leave now, but will be back
and Darcy are at the pub, and Dee is explaining everything.
Darcy explains about how his old practice was closed down,
and now he just works with Alice. Dee says that it must be
very rewarding. She says that she’s had so many boyfriends
who expect her to just switch off after a shift, at least
Alice must understand that. Darcy says that working with his
partner has a lot of downsides too.
arrives home to find Flick making a cake for Toadie, to thank
him for the help with her studies. The phone rings and Michelle
answers, and she explains that she gave the scooter back.
She talks for a while, then hangs up and says she’s going
tells Dee that with all the work, he and Alice never had time
for any kids. He says it used to be exciting, and Dee wonders
if it’s just the seven year itch. Darcy says that things just
aren’t going to plan, and Dee asks if he ever calls her. He
says that he’s always so busy and apologises for piling his
problems onto her. She says she’s had plenty of her own, especially
with Joel from next door. Tess then arrives, and Darcy says
he has to go. He thanks Dee for the chat and leaves.
asks Madge and Harold what happened with the paintings and
they explain. Meanwhile, Michelle arrives and Paul says that
they have a surprise, they bring out a new scooter and say
that it’s a gift for Tim. Michelle is delighted and asks where
they got the money. Paul says that he used the money his dad
sent, but it’s strictly a loan. Harold commends them for being
answers the door in a towel, and Flick brings in the cake
for Toadie and leaves it on the table. Joel asks Flick if
she’s been following him lately, but she says she’s just
come to see Toadie. She sends him to put the kettle on and
grins to herself.
arrives at the pub, and Lou says that his foray into the
world of art is over. Jonathan gives him an original Tom
Foster to say no hard feelings for all the problems earlier.
Lou is very grateful and Jonathan says that Tom’s paintings
haven’t been seen in this part of the country, so he’ll
speak to the family about a real exhibition.
is making dinner, and tells Susan that he’s had a call from
Libby, who’ll be back soon, as Drew’s father had a stomach
ulcer rather than a heart attack. Karl starts snooping for
information about Darcy and Dione…
is in the backyard with Tess, and says that she can’t believe
she was giving Darcy advice, when she really doesn’t want
him to get back together with Alice.
tells Karl and Susan that he isn’t going to stop seeing Dee,
just because one of them might get the wrong impression.
warns Dee that she and Darcy have to work together, so they
have to be careful.
walks out of his house and sees Joel and Flick together outside
number 30. Flick suddenly kisses Joel, then she walks off.
She bumps into Tad, and he asks what’s going on. He tells
her she’s wasting her time, but she says he’s wrong, and that
she’s going to have Joel.
The 2000 Season Finale was originally scheduled to be Episode
3670, but a last minute schedule change by Network
Ten meant that this episode was the final one screened
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