Year by Year > 2002: Episodes 3921-4155
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Kennedy, Ben Kirk,
Tyler, Stuart Parker
Scully (second casting),
Marc Lambert, Chloe Lambert, Penny Watts, Tahnee Coppin, Valda Sheergold, Sindi Watts
the end of 2001, Libby
was left fighting for her life after giving birth and Woody’s
return sent shockwaves throughout the Scully family, leading
on to a year which would host more break-ups, disaster, a
memory loss, the celebration of the 4000th episode and as
tragedy befell the Ramsay Street residents...
is revived after her flatlining, and for a short time remains
unconscious in hospital. She does wake, however, and they
bond with their new baby. Drew decides to make Lou
after his devastating loss of his daughter Louise.
They eventually name the baby Ben
Kennedy Kirk after long dispute, and bring the baby home
to their flat, though having a few problems settling in at
is shocked when Woody, trying to win her back, tells her that
Mitch was in prison for murder after setting to a factory.
Steph was shocked at the news and in a dilemma over what to
do, but after witnessing the two have an immature fight over
her, decided neither was for her, revealing to Joe
that her true love was in fact Drew, although she could not
do anything about it.
Conway proves more trouble than she is worth when she defies
house rules to sneak out to go clubbing with Michelle
and Zack. Still believing that she will only be in Erinsborough
for a short amount of time, she is shocked when Michelle tells
her she’ll be there for at least six months...
tells her boyfriend Joel that her past relationship with Darcy
left her pregnant, which ended with a miscarriage. Joel confronts
Darcy, who is shocked and asks Dee about their child and why
he was never told. Dee is angry that Darcy knows, and asks
who told him. When she learns it was Joel, who she was planning
to leave town with, she breaks it off, though he does leave on
good terms with her.
Evan and Joe decide to run for council in Erinsborough, but
it ends with a battle between the two family heads and their
opposing views. Evan continues to undermine Joe at council
meetings after learning his building project would destroy
the nearby Waratah Creek. Joe is distraught when Michelle
takes Evan’s side and ruins Joe’s electoral poster. In the
end, Evan is elected.
Parker arrives in Erinsborough from Oakey. He immediately
sets his eyes on Felicity Scully and Dee Bliss. He moves in with Libby and Drew at their apartment, but realizes the pressure he is putting on them as they have just brought the baby home and
offers to move out, not saying however where he has moved
to. He later becomes an item with Dee, but refuses to have
a date at his house. It is discovered that Stuart has been
sleeping at the garage and Dee offers for him to move into
Joel’s old room at Number 30. Their relationship isn’t very
stable however and things are worsened when Stuart’s fiancé
Tracey Slattery shows up in Erinsborough from Oakey. Stuart
confesses he left Oakey and Tracey after he found her and
his best friend sleeping together the night before the wedding.
She leaves town, and Stuart later realises things between
him and Dee aren’t working out and they decide to remain just
remains in a dilemma over what to do with her life, especially
uni courses. She tries to get in to a PR course with help
by Matt after she fails miserably at hairdressing, and is
offered a job as the Populare Grappe girl. After being abused
in the job, she discovers she has received a place at a uni,
and leaves to board there. However she returns shortly after
when she realizes it isn’t for her and gets a job at the Lassiter’s
begin to drift apart as Tad becomes more independent. Harold
is mortified when Tad brings a girl, Cherry, home and apparently
sleeps with her, and when Harold causes the couple to break
up, it makes matters worse. Tad threatens to move out but
after the anniversary of Madge’s
death comes along the two make up and Tad agrees to stay,
but briefly takes a tour around the USA.
begins a relationship with his and Karl’s receptionist, Serena.
Karl suspects that Serena is trying to come onto him, and
worried that past might repeat itself he tries to fire her.
However Darcy does not stand beside Karl and Serena is kept
on. Serena continues to use Darcy to steal prescription pads
from him. Drew finds out via his bouncer job at a nightclub,
where a man overdoses on drugs that were seemingly prescribed
to him by Darcy, and Serena is fired.
and Maggie join together for jobs at Cox and Associates, which
turns out to be a smaller company than either imagined. They
continue working there and Toadie discovers he has feelings
for Maggie and even considers leaving. He is talked into staying
by Maggie who is unaware of the crush. Toadie admits he has
feelings for ‘someone at work’ to Dione, but when she tells
Maggie they deduce it to Meredith the lunch lady! Toadie does
end up telling Maggie the truth, but she doesn’t here him
however Matt does, and breaks off their friendship. Maggie
is shocked when Toadie admits the truth to her.
fishes for information on her father, Ian Conway, after discovering
Karl was doing it himself. She meets up with him at Number
28 one day, but is told that her real father, according to
mother Liz, is in fact Karl himself. She tries to put the
pieces together and it all makes sense, but she is distraught
when told by Karl that he isn’t her father.
and Drew’s new neighbour, Terri Hall, causes Libby's suspicions
to rise. Although Drew only ever sees her dressed casually,
Libby constantly sees her dressed up, and worries she may
be a prostitute. She tries to talk to Terri one day, but is
not allowed into the flat. She later follows Terri around
town, but there is a terse confrontation. Later, Drew heads
down to the garage after suspecting a burglary, and is falsely
arrested... by Terri! Her secret is that she is an undercover
police officer. She starts to date Darcy, but it does not
last long as Darcy, not trusting her, follows her to a nightclub,
ruining a police case she is working as part of.
Marc Lambert, a cocksure wealthy young man, infuriates Steph.
They eventually meet up again when they accidentally swap
mobile phones, and Steph agrees to go out on a date with him.
He is part of the Lambert family who own the Lassiter’s Hotel.
Although Steph is stunned, she still continues dating him.
Felicity later meets the mystery man, not realising he is
Steph’s boyfriend, and takes a shine to him. Flick asks Marc
out, but he tells her he already has a girlfriend, though
Flick gives him her number in case he leaves her. Both are
shocked to meet when Steph invites Marc over for a family
dinner, and Felicity apologises to Marc for her flirtatious
behaviour. It becomes clearer ain time that Marc and Flick
share more in common than they are willing to admit. Both
denying their feelings, Marc proposes to Steph who accepts.
Steph is devastated when Marc’s mother Chloe Lambert isn’t
so happy about the relationship, but she eventually wins her
over and everything looks OK. That is until Flick is fired
from the hotel. Marc comforts her later on, but it ends in
a passionate clinch...
Kennedy makes a surprise return to Ramsay Street, claiming
that he just wants to see his family again. His true motives
become clear when he tries to force Harold into selling the
Coffee Shop to the coffee chain Mal works for, Cuppa Diem.
Harold refuses and it ends in a bidding war between the two.
Mal is told off by his friends and family, especially father,
Karl. In the end, Mal looses the job and decides to head back
to London, after buying Number 32 from the Hancocks and leaving
it in Karl’s care. Jack’s friend from Ireland, Connor O’Neill,
shows up unexpectedly, on the Scully’s doorstep, claiming
that Jack gave him an invitation. He is allowed to stay at
the house, although suspicions are aroused when it appears
he has stolen Mal’s suitcase. He fits right in however and
starts dating Michelle.
Rosie Hoyland creates a stir between Harold and Lou after
conducting Ben’s Christening. She eventually chooses Lou over
Harold and tells a saddened Harold that they can only ever
purchases a new sports car, much to the horror of Maggie and
Evan. He becomes involved in illegal street racing. Leo decides
to join in and one day the two are in the car when Matt
is distracted and crashes, hitting Harold on the way. The
other driver, Glenn Bushby remains in a coma after the accident,
while Harold is temporarily blinded. Matt, on the other hand,
is more or less unharmed, but police constable Terri Hall
gives him the news that he may be charged with manslaughter
if Glenn does not survive. On the same day, Maggie and Toadie
also give in to temptation and share a kiss, but she later
tells him she cannot act further with her feelings, as she
cannot betray her family. Matt panics and runs away from hospital,
helped by Leo. When Matt is found hiding out, he is made to
appear in court and Maggie and Evan realize they will have
to sell the house in order to pay for Matt’s QC.
Hancock family is torn apart when Emily innocently reads a
letter from Toadie proclaiming his love for Maggie in front
of the family. Evan immediately assumes Maggie has had an
affair although she tries to persuade him otherwise. The two
argue at length, and it isn’t until Leo and Emily voice their
concerns over their parents divorcing that Maggie and Evan
decide to give it another shot, and leave as an apparently
happy family to live in Albury.
is ridden with guilt after her kiss with Marc. She tries to
tell Steph about it but never finds the right moment. Overcome
with guilt, she even suffers a panic attack. She and Marc
keep the secret to themselves, but things are worsened when
Steph discovers she is pregnant. In episode 4000, Flick heads
off for a walk by her own to clear her mind, but is shocked
to find Rosie’s church up in flames... with Rosie and Lou
inside. She rescues the two, and later tells Marc she is in
love with him and thinks he loves her too. Flick also confides
her secret to Stuart Parker. Her mother Lyn
senses that Flick is jealous over Marc and Steph’s relationship
and tells her to drop it because she doesn’t want anything
to ruin Steph’s happiness. The day of the wedding eventually
shows up, and Steph realises her pregnancy was a false alarm.
Steph and Marc seem to be destined for a happy future, up
until Marc stops halfway through his vows admitting he can’t
marry Steph. Steph questions him over what happened, and when
he glances at Flick she immediately realises. After a massive
fight in the street, Steph is devastated at her sister ruining
her life, and Flick runs away to Sydney followed by Marc and
Stuart, who continue to vie for Flick’s acceptance. Flick
is stunned to learn she is living Steph’s honeymoon with Marc
and rushes back home.
Sheergold, shows up out of the blue. Susan and Karl offer
to take her in at their home, but after she causes more trouble
for the pair she moves into Number 24 with Harold. She pursues
Harold for a time until, after getting the wrong idea from
Rosie, believes he is gay. Harold is shocked and figures there
is only one way he can prove his sexuality, and kisses her.
She takes it the wrong way thinking he is interested in her,
but when Valda learns that a collection of old stamps she
has makes her rich, she sails off on a cruise ship.
grandchildren gradually make their presence felt, 10 year
old Summer Hoyland and 14 year old Boyd. Summer immediately
makes her mark on the street by scamming everyone out of their
money in various ways, and accidentally telling Harold about
Rosie’s relationship with Lou. Boyd on the other hand, isn’t
as outgoing. He had been moved up into grade ten in an accelerated
learning project, but when he started fooling around in class
to impress the older kids Susan doubted if he was mature enough
to be in the class. Rosie convinced Susan to reconsider and
Libby helped Boyd with some tutoring.
has trouble with the law when he gets a call from his car
loan company, except Tad claims he does not have a car loan
as he doesn’t even have a car. As he is inundated by repossession
demands, Tad starts to become suspicious. Although the culprit
is caught, Tad has more troubles later on when his passport
goes missing, and although he searches everywhere for it,
its whereabouts remain a mystery. Tad believes Connor had
stolen the passport and confronts him over it, and Connor
is forced to prove himself innocent by admitting to Tad that
he is illiterate. It later turns out that Doula Tsobanopoulos,
the manager of Tad’s old nightclub, who is scheming him. She
returns the passport by breaking into Number 24, but when
Tad finds out who it was he chases after the two. Next thing
we know, Harold gets a phone call saying that Tad has been
involved in a car accident. At the hospital, Dee tells Harold
that she has heard Tad has passed away. Harold has to identify
the body, but it turns out to be a case of mistaken identity
as the other man had Tad’s ID. Tad later leaves for the USA
for the Extreme Games tour.
returns home trying to seek acceptance from her family, but
she is rejected by Joe and disowned as a sister by Steph,
who sarcastically give Flick her wedding ring. Flick is devastated
and moves out into the flat previously owned by Libby and
Drew (who moved into Number 22 when Lou moved into Number
24). Marc and Felicity continue their relationship even though
it is widely disapproved of. When Marc visits Lyn to ask for
Flick, Steph walks in and gives Marc a slap along with the
address. When Stuart punches Marc, he is charged with assault,
but Flick forces him to drop the charges. Steph is able to
build up the courage, thanks to Rosie, to have a talk with
Marc to settle their differences - Steph says the next time
she sees him she won’t make a big deal but refuses to be his
friend. When Steph’s birthday comes around, she is happy to
have all her friends surrounding her but Flick isn’t so happy
when she overhears Steph speaking ill of her. She gives Steph
a gift that only dampens Steph’s mood, as she is still not
ready to forgive Flick. Felicity is oblivious to the fact
that Stuart’s feelings for her are starting to resurface,
so he decides to leave Erinsborough and join the army. Her
heart gets the better of her and she struggles with her feelings
between Marc and Stuart, and tries to catch Stu before he
leaves, but misses him. When Michelle’s 16th birthday comes
along, Flick decides enough is enough and decides to drop
Marc, but he takes the news badly and drives off with her.
When she does get out, she arrives late at Michelle’s birthday,
and Steph finds it increasingly difficult to play happy families.
Flick is happy when Stuart returns from the army and Marc
leaves for London. After Steph continues to be remote, Flick
decides to leave Erinsborough for a while to visit Tad in
Seattle, USA, which leaves Lyn blaming Steph.
starts a Men Of Erinsborough calendar, as a fundraiser
for the gutted church. When Stuart and Connor pose at the
school, Tahnee Coppin tells the class she has set her sights
on Connor, which shocks Michelle. Michelle tries to tell her
that she is Connor’s girlfriend but Tahnee believes she is
better suited for Connor and pursues him. She also has a little
secret of her own, being the star singer in the choir. When
Nina questions her over it she is told to not tell anyone.
finds out about Connor’s illiteracy, and blackmails him and
even gets a kiss from him, while pretending to be Michelle’s
friend at the same time. Connor eventually gets sick of Tahnee’s
scheming and plans to tell Michelle. Tahnee realises, however,
just how much of a friend Michelle has become to her and realises
she should have the decency to tell her herself, and when
she does Michelle breaks off their friendship.
alone at home one day, Susan spills milk on the floor, and
in a rush to answer the phone she slips over and hits her
head, leaving her unconscious. She is found later and seems
fine, but the next morning she is completely delirious and
confused as to where she is. After Summer alerts Steph, who
in turn calls Karl, Susan is taken to the hospital where she
is diagnosed with retrograde amnesia, having lost 30 years
of her memory. It takes her quite some time to accept the
situation, and that she is married with three children, eventually
moving into Lassiter’s. She also briefly runs away to visit
high school boyfriend Craig, who brings her back home. After
weeks of neglecting Karl and refusing to accept their relationship,
she eventually begins to warm to him.
Summer witnesses Audrey nearly being run over, she faints
in the middle of the street. She begins to milk her fainting
spells as much as possible, but Karl suspects she may have
narcolepsy or even epilepsy. When diagnosed, it is discovered
Summer has Long TQ syndrome, which was the cause of her mother’s
Michelle ends up in hospital due to a drink Connor made accidentally
with floor cleaner, having been unable to read the label.
Connor tells her he can’t read and runs away. Michelle searches
for days trying to find him, and gets the idea to send him
a tape saying how she loves him, which brings him home. Michelle
tries to teach Connor how to read but it ends only in arguments,
so Michelle enlists Libby to help.
knew that it was unethical to see a patient, but is unable
to deny the growing attraction between himself and Penny Watts,
a new assistant in the Coffee Shop. As the two of them begin
to flirt more and more, Dee throws a spanner in the works
by revealing that Penny was a friend of Tess.
Darcy is angry and decides to forget about Penny, but for
once, Darcy is the one being pursued. He begins to give in,
and the two start seeing each other. When Sindi, Penny’s sister,
flirts with Darcy at the pub, Penny is heartbroken, and when
Karl finds out and tells the medical practitioners board,
Penny files a complaint against Darcy, leaving him needing
a female chaperone on any female patients.
and Susan begin to become friends again, and Susan even has
a few flashbacks signifying her gradual memory return. However,
while at dinner with Karl and the Scully family, she suddenly
recalls slapping Karl after discovering his affair in 1998.
She confronts him about it later, and she is shocked to learn
the truth, feeling upset that the family are keeping things
from her. She confides in many residents, and finally decides
to settle for divorce from Karl.
is shocked when Mitch Foster makes a return to Erinsborough
seeking sanctuary. He is hospitalised after an accident, but
flees as he is involved in a recent robbery. When Libby tips
the police about Mitch, he believes Steph has done it and
robs Moco. Meanwhile, Steph receives a motorbike from an unknown
benefactor, making the police suspect she was part of the
robbery. She is placed in jail overnight before Stuart helps
Steph catch Mitch and he is arrested.
returns from the States hoping that Steph’s feelings have
softened. When Steph subtly tries to turn the other residents
against her, Flick confronts her, saying she refuses to leave.
Lyn is shocked when Joe tells her he wants to try for another
baby, and although both have reservations at first, they become
used to the idea and decide to tell the kids. Michelle is
disgusted at the idea, although Flick is quite happy with
it. She helps change Michelle’s mind by saying that being
a big sister is a really cool thing, as she looked up to Steph
a lot in her childhood and Michelle could be a role model.
Steph overhears her say this, and decides the time has come
to forgive her sister.
and Boyd’s father, Max Hoyland, arrives in Erinsborough after
serving on oil rigs for years in the Timor Gap. Rosie is stunned
at her son’s return, and forces him to stay and look after
his children instead of neglecting them again, so he moves
the family into the old Hancock place, Number 32.
father, Ron, makes an offer for Drew and Libby to move up
to Oakey to start a new life around the business Kirk and
Sons. When they realize Ron has heart problems, they start
to consider, and even more so when he offers them a house.
The couple finally accepts Ron’s offer and decide to leave
Erinsborough. Tragedy strikes the next morning, however, when
Drew’s horse throws him off, leaving Drew in hospital. Libby’s
friends and family fly up to support her, and Libby is devastated
when Drew dies, and he is buried in Oakey shortly afterwards.
Libby has a tough time coping, but is able to with the help
of her mother living with her and a talk from Summer Hoyland.
and Michelle are paired together in a school project at the
hospital. When Tahnee leaves early to visit her sick grandfather,
Michelle believes she is making it up for sympathy but Karl
proves her wrong, leaving her to apologise. When she does,
she is told by Tahnee that she was the best friend she had
ever had. Michelle decides to forgive Tahnee, but naturally
Connor takes a while to warm to the idea. Nina is unaware
of Tahnee’s prior mayhems, and when asked who she likes, she
admits to Tahnee she has a crush on Connor. Tahnee takes the
situation to her advantage, turning against her and acting
shocked at what Nina has just told her.
starts up a friendship with Chloe Lambert, much to the pleasure
of the busybodies in the street. Although he claims they are
only friends, they attend more and more gatherings together,
especially after Chloe learns she and John will be divorcing.
While over at Chloe’s house one night, Darcy meets her daughter
Jordan, who takes an instant dislike to the relationship.
That same night, Chloe and Darcy are tied up and robbed, where
they admit their feelings for one another.
and Karl call off their divorce, and she eventually moves
back into Number 28 along with Libby too. It takes a while
for Karl and Susan to get back together but she eventually
becomes romantically involved with him after a while.
and Flick admit their feelings for one another after being
lost out in the middle of nowhere. They ask Steph for her
blessing, which she gives. Only months later, tragedy strikes
as Stuart and Flick drive in the country. As a recent learner,
Flick accidentally loses control of her van and ends up on
the edge of a cliff. She manages to escape, but in doing so
the van tumbles down the cliff with Stuart inside. Flick rushes
down to save Stuart, and they are lost in the bush for days
before being rescued.
decides to apply for a school exchange program, to live in
New York for one year. Tahnee and Nina also apply, but Tahnee
blackmails Nina into dropping out with her knowledge of Nina’s
crush. Michelle and Tahnee get through to the final round,
but Tahnee continues to humiliate and separate Nina from the
group. Nina, deciding that the blackmail must stop, confronts
Tahnee. Tahnee says that she was just helping Nina, and the
two are forced to reconcile by Connor and Michelle. That night,
Nina records a song that she had been working on for a very
long time - Born to Try. Connor overhears her, and
convinces her to give him the tape. He then enters the tape
into the UniFM talent contest, against Nina’s wishes, trying
to make her realize how talented she is. Although Nina is
furious at first, she is delighted when her song wins the
contest, but is too nervous to claim it as her own, so Tahnee
does exactly that. Connor eventually gets Nina to say the
song is hers, just as Tahnee was doing so. Tahnee is very
annoyed, and reveals that Nina loves Connor, and Connor loses
Michelle’s trust who breaks up with him. Tahnee is delighted,
and leaves for New York for her scholarship, with Michelle
to leave shortly after. Connor and Michelle get back together
after Nina promises she wasn’t planning to do anything.
Dee nurses her sick grandmother in Tasmania, Angie
Kev, Toadie’s parents, return to Erinsborough to celebrate
their wedding anniversary, but it soon becomes clear that
their marriage is not as rosy as the couple make out. They
constantly argue, but soon make up when Angie wins the lottery.
Kev steals the ticket and runs away, leaving a furious Angie
who eventually forgives Kev on his return with the money,
after a pang of conscience. She gleefully takes the ticket
herself, but again returns. Kev believes she wouldn’t have
spent any of the money without her, but she admits she spent
all of it and loved every moment of it. Kev is shocked and
angry, but Angie shows him she has bought a camper van and
they decide to follow their dream of traveling around Australia.
Harold realises he has no chance with Rosie, he decides he
must move on and decides to join a dating agency, eventually
getting a date with Dorothy Stevens. Although it is a failure,
he does meet another woman, Ruby Dwyer, and discovers they
have a lot in common. Ironically, as he is getting involved
with another woman, he doesn't realise that Rosie’s concurrent
break-up with Lou is actually because she has strong feelings
starts to get strange messages on her mobile phone from a
secret admirer. She immediately believes it is Taj Coppin
and takes a liking to him. It turns out he is Tahnee’s brother,
but Nina still asks him if he sent the messages and he denies
it. After going on a date though, he admits he was the one
who sent the texts.
becomes increasingly nervous about her upcoming New York trip.
She struggles to tell her parents about it, having worked
so hard to get them to agree to it. The day she plans to tell
them, she is presented with her airline ticket, and decides
not to. To calm her fears, Flick decides to go with Michelle
to America. On Michelle’s last night in the country, her brother
Jack returns from England, but the morning Michelle is scheduled
to leave she gets a call from the exchange program manager,
and is told the trip is off.
and Max constantly argue over Max’s daughter, Summer, and
her upbringing. Libby is the first to spot that Steph may
be hiding feelings for Max, but Steph denies it emphatically.
They find common ground, however, when Summer takes a shine
to Steph, and asks her to be her mother in the mother-daughter
fashion parade. When Boyd fears Steph is taking over his mother’s
life, he tells Steph that Max is only interested in her as
cough continues to get worse and worse, and he eventually
collapses to the floor at Number 22. When taken to hospital
it is discovered he has a very serious kidney failure, with
only five percent of his kidney function remaining, and he
is left in a possibly life-threatening situation.
girlfriend, Lori Lee, shows up on the Scully’s doorstep out
of the blue looking for Jack. Along the way, she accidentally
lets slip Jack’s secret, that he has quit soccer for good,
and that he has been living in New Zealand for some time with
her. Joe and Lyn are shocked, but are more than willing to
have Jack and Lori move into their house once the young couple
change their minds about living in New Zealand.
Dee’s absense in Tasmania, a brilliant new surgeon arrives
at Erinsborough Hospital, Mr. Martin Cook, to start a new
training course for the nurses and doctors. Sheena soon realizes
that “Cookie” has a non-ethical interest in women, after he
makes a pass at her. When Dee returns and enrolls on the course,
she is warned by Sheena to be careful. Dee is oblivious to
Cookie’s lust and is horrified when he kisses her. After a
slap, Dee threatens Cookie with a court case.
Flick prepares to leave Erinsborough, Stuart grows more and
more infatuated with her. The day before she leaves, Stuart
proposes to her at Lassiter’s Lake, and she accepts. She leaves
the next day, although there is drama after she leaves the
engagement ring at home. Stuart fetches it in the nick of
time and she leaves, to start her new life in New York.
daughter Jordan takes an instant dislike to her mother’s relationship
with Darcy Tyler. She tries everything she can to break them
up, including paying someone to attack Darcy. It backfires,
however, when Darcy ends up in hospital. Darcy and Chloe discover
this and Jordan realises how strong the relationship between
helps Dee get justice with Cookie after taping him make an
admission to kissing Dee. Although Dee is uneasy about it
in the beginning, she is flattered to see Darcy helping out
and happy when Cookie is moved to another hospital. Chloe
sees through Darcy though, realising he has stronger feelings
for Dee than he will admit, and decides to break off their
begins to have suspicions of Ruby’s sincerity, convinced that
Ruby has robbed Harold. Harold is angry at Rosie’s, but she
continues to be suspicious when Ruby is given $2000 for Harold
for her son. When the son rings up thanking Harold for the
$1500, Ruby claims that she gave $500 to another son.
teens go down to the beach for a week as their holidays arrive,
but shortly before leaving Michelle gets a call from Tahnee,
who tells her Taj has a girlfriend. Michelle tells Nina, who
in turn asks Taj what is going on. Taj explains that his girlfriend,
Allie, moved away from Erinsborough a while ago, leading to
them breaking up. Placated, Nina's faith is restored.
proposes to Susan, who accepts and enlists the help of Gino
to organise the ceremony. His plans become too extravagant,
though, and they decide to settle for a wedding at Lassiter’s.
At Number 28, the girls have a hen’s night where Susan gets
her gifts, but is horrified when she forgets what her vows
are. Meanwhile, at Number 26, Karl also forgets his vows but
doesn’t get any help from the tipsy men around him. On the
day however, it all seems to be going fine until, half way
through her vows, Susan pauses, and suddenly starts a new
speech, the original vows from her first wedding, signifying
the return of her memory.
is shocked when he discovers a positive pregnancy test in
the bin at Number 26 after Karl’s buck’s night. He immediately
suspects Michelle, although when he confronts her and Connor
about it at Susan and Karl’s wedding, Lyn corrects Joe and
says it was her who took the test... she’s pregnant!
2002 Episode Summaries | 2002 Magic Moments | 2002 Opening Titles
2002 season introduced a new acoustic version of the Neighbours
theme tune, produced by Steve Wade, featuring lead vocals
by Janine Maunder. The accompanying new title sequence graphics
were less successful, and from episode 4001 were replaced
with a revamp of the 2000-2001 title design.
June 2002, Madeleine West was hit by a bus during a personal
appearance, sustaining serious injuries. During a month-long
recuperation period, three past characters were revived to
cover her absences: Angie and Big Kev Rebecchi and Sheena
Review by Joe
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