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EPISODES: 13.
LENGTH: 30 mins.
FORMAT: Mono, Video.
PRODUCTION: 1966 ABC Production, Sydney.
RUNNING ORDER:
Airdate.
NETWORK: ABC.

CAST:
Jack Hamlin.......WILLIE FENNELL
Mort Hamlin.......JOHN EWART
Rosie Withers.......CARMEN DUNCAN

Support:
Mrs. Ada Withers.......GWEN PLUMB


CREW:
Scripts.......COLIN FREE
Director.......ERIC TAYLER
Producer.......ERIC TAYLER


EPISODE TITLES
1. A Couple Of Sorts
2. Pith And Kin
3. In For A Duck
4. A Piece Of Cake
5. The Big Squeeze
6. Mud In Your Eye
7. The Family Way
8. Brother's Keeper
9. Major Crisis
10. Money Matters
11. Ladies Night
12. Past History
13. The Big Wheel


1. A Couple Of Sorts

Edie.......Patricia Hill

Synopsis:  It's spring. Mort has arranged a picnic with a couple of 'sorts', but Jack is convinced he is being invited to attend a rural orgy. Judging by the blast he gets from the sister of one of the 'sorts' before they set out, he is not far wrong.

Notes: Carmen Duncan does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Brisbane 13/10/66
Melbourne 2/11/66
Adelaide 16/11/66

2. Pith And Kin

Synopsis: Jack is one man who consistently blunts the arrows of temptation - until he meets the sugar-coated shafts delivered by his third cousin April. Meanwhile, Auntie Vi goes to work on Mort.

Airdate:
Brisbane 20/10/66
Melbourne 9/11/66
Adelaide 23/11/66

3. In For A Duck

Mollis.......Don Crosby

Synopsis: When bank manager Mollison calls for music practice and Mort romances Rosie in the kitchen, the result is a collision of immovable objects - the Hamlin brothers. And the main trouble with the bathtub is that Rosie ends up in it.

Airdate:
Brisbane 27/10/66
Melbourne 16/11/66
Adelaide 30/11/66

4. A Piece Of Cake

Synopsis: Jack can bake a magic, melting sponge cake - and he has beaten Ada Withers eight times in a row at the Annual District Bake-off, but this year Mort and Rosie increase the odds in Ada's favour.

Airdate:
Brisbane 10/11/66
Melbourne 30/11/66
Adelaide 7/12/66

5. The Big Squeeze

Synopsis:  Mr. Ferris of Factormat arrives at the Hamlin orchard to plan for a juice extraction and deep-freeze plant. But with partners who share no more than dreams and a double mortgage, it proves a dangerous occupation.

Airdate:
Sydney 27/10/66
Melbourne 7/12/66
Adelaide 14/12/66

6. Mud In Your Eye

Synopsis: The nostalgic charm of the old swimming hole is tempered by the realities provided by old Charlie, the down-to-earth drainage man. Mort discovers that sentiment yields to sediment.

Airdate:
Brisbane 17/11/66
Melbourne 14/12/66
Adelaide 21/12/66

7. The Family Way

Synopsis: Jack agrees to accommodate Auntie Vi for a month in exchange for the use of Ginger, the family horse. When Auntie Vi arranges a luncheon for the Hamlin brothers, it turns out to be the forerunner of a fearful family mix-up.

Airdate:
Brisbane 24/11/66
Melbourne 21/12/66
Adelaide 28/12/66

8. Brother's Keeper

Synopsis: Ada Withers storms into the Hamlin home looking, as usual, for Rosie, and it signals the beginning of a reckless race along the road that leads to Joe's Milk Bar.  Mort finds the path of love a rocky one when Rosie Withers, in front of witnesses, threatens to stop seeing him. Mort then finds her sipping milk shakes with another man.

Airdate:
Melbourne 28/12/66
Adelaide 4/1/67

9. Major Crisis

Synopsis: After 20 years, the Hamlin family is once again on speaking terms with their wealthy neighbour, Major Morby. But the Major, true to form, is up to his old tricks.

Airdate:
Melbourne 4/1/67
Adelaide 11/1/67

10. Money Matters

Synopsis: Mort devises a plan so that he and Jack can have some spending money. He arranges with Fred to fish the family truck out of the dam. Mort's plan is to sell the truck and use the proceeds for a spending spree at Russell's store.

Airdate:
Sydney 15/12/66
Melbourne 11/1/67
Adelaide 18/1/67

11. Ladies Night

Doris.......Lola Brooks

Synopsis: Mort and Jack dismiss their prospects of marriage. Immediately, they run full-tilt into a pair of well-intentioned ladies whose plans are strictly honourable.

Airdate:
Brisbane 22/12/66
Melbourne 18/1/67
Adelaide 25/1/67

12. Past History

Synopsis: The Wyvern Creek Historical Society shows more than usual interest in Jack’s upstairs junk room. The long locked secrets of the Junk Room yield a bonus of trouble and conspiracy.

Airdate:
Brisbane 29/12/66
Melbourne 25/1/67
Adelaide 1/2/67

13. The Big Wheel

Synopsis: The search for oil on the Hamlin property brings in a gusher of trouble.

Airdate:
Brisbane 5/1/67
Melbourne 1/2/67
Adelaide 8/2/67




Guests actors in various episodes:

.......Stuart Finch
.......Lois Ramsay
.......Moya O'Sullivan
.......Ruth Cracknell
.......Queenie Ashton
.......Michael Boddy
.......Roger Cox
.......John Armstrong
.......Janie Stewart