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1993: October 16-22

Tears as the curtain falls “Cut… that’s a wrap!” — and with those words, spoken by producer James Davern, production of A Country Practice came to an end after 1058 episodes. Jamie Croft, the show’s youngest cast member (pictured right with Kym Wilson), delivered the final line in the final scene as cast and crew gathered …

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1993: October 9-15

Cover: Melissa Tkautz (Paradise Beach) Gary Sweet injured in Rescue stunt Gary Sweet has suffered a back injury while filming a scene for Police Rescue: The Movie. Sweet, who takes pride in performing all his own stunts, was abseiling down a rock face when he was not given enough rope to land properly. He landed …

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1993: September 25-October 1

Cover: Tim Allen (Home Improvement) William’s new accent on drama Actor William McInnes is getting used to mastering foreign accents for his film and TV roles.  His recent role as upper-class Englishman John Macarthur in the sitcom Bligh has been followed by the role of German immigrant Max Heimer in Nine‘s 1950s drama Snowy. He …

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1993: September 18-24

Cover: Jennie Garth (Beverly Hills 90210) Hey, Dad wanted! After seven years and more than 250 episodes, Robert Hughes is leaving Hey Dad!, but producers are looking to re-cast for a new dad for the next series to go into production.  Hughes’ departure from the show leaves Julie McGregor as the show’s only remaining original …

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1993: September 11-17

Dieter gets the message Home And Away star Dieter Brummer (pictured with co-star Melissa George) says a lot of people tell him it would be great to be famous — but he sets the record straight in that fame does have a downside.  “I don’t think they realise exactly what being famous entails,” he told …

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1993: September 5-11

Rebecca learns her lesson There is an irony that Rebecca Gibney (pictured) is playing the part of a schoolteacher in Nine‘s new drama series Snowy.  The youngest of six brothers and sisters, Gibney dropped out of school at 15 and dismissed study as a waste of time. “I regret now, to a certain extent, that I …

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1993: August 29-September 4

Cover: Cathy Godbold (Newlyweds) Rebekah leads Sale shuffle Just after celebrating 500 episodes with Sale Of The Century, mystery surrounds Jo Bailey‘s sudden departure from the program. Media reports and speculation have insisted that Bailey was let go from the show following falling ratings, especially in Sydney. The Nine Network and Bailey have both denied …

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1993: August 22-28

Rebekah’s country comfort Former Home And Away star Rebekah Elmaloglou, returning to TV in a guest role in A Country Practice, says that her time out of regular employment has been a good learning experience. “Unemployment is one hell of an ego-basher,” she told TV Week. “I’ve now been through what a lot of my …

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1993: August 15-21

Cover: Jennie Garth (Beverly Hills 90210) The long goodbyes A Country Practice star Judith McGrath has been farewelled by her fellow castmates who presented her with a cake in the studio after she taped her last scenes. Her departure from the series has been well timed, with news from producer JNP that the series will …

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