In lieu of Home and Away being shown in the UK over the Christmas period, Fiver will be showing a selection of episodes showing some of the best character returns to the bay – suitably named ‘sBack to the Bay’s. Each episode will be shown 3 times in one day, giving you plenty of opportunities to see the episodes in question!
The following schedule is correct at the time of writing, however it may be subject to change over the coming weeks – especially considering that the 2nd episode on 1st January appears to deviate from the theme.
Monday 22nd December
07.05, 10.00 and 18.00 – Episode 3126
Original Oz Airdate: Monday 3rd September 2001
Flynn and Sally finally go out on their first date, although it isn’st quite the glamorous occasion that either of them had planned. In London, Fisher spots Marilyn at the book launch and chases after her. Meanwhile, Will struggles to deal with his impending fatherhood and Hayley enjoys a romantic night out on the town with Robbie.
07.30, 10.30 and 18.30 – Episode 3127
Original Oz Airdate: Tuesday 4th September 2001
Fisher finally gets to close the door on his relationship with Marilyn, after meeting up with her in a London park to talk things over. In Summer Bay, Alex meets a potential new love interest at the drop-in centre fundraiser, and Alf is in for a shock when Colleen decides to buy him at the slave auction.
Tuesday 23rd December
07.05, 10.00 and 18.00 – Episode 3342
Original Oz Airdate: Tuesday 13th August 2002
The Bay is shocked by Jesse’ss sudden return and Kelli receives an upsetting phone call. Meanwhile an amorous Dani and Josh try to show that they are capable of keeping their hands to themselves. Will they succeed?
07.30, 10.30 and 18.30 – Episode 3343
Original Oz Airdate: Wednesday 14th August 2002
Sally and Flynn are disturbed when they discover that Charlotte has been prescribing medication for herself. Noah has a run-in with Jesse. Leah’ss concern for the safety of her family increases.
Wednesday 24th December
07.10, 10.00 and 18.00 – Episode 3421 (2003 Season Opener)
Original Oz Airdate: Monday 13th January 2003
Josh discovers that, much to his distress, love is not always enough. Max’ss long-awaited book finally arrives. The Bay wonders whether or not Alf has gone completely mad
07.35, 10.30 and 18.30 – Episode 3422
Original Oz Airdate: Tuesday 14th January 2003
Noah’ss increasing frustration with Claire reaches its peak. Don is forced to make a decision about Alf. Most importantly of all, where on earth did the mysterious Rhys spend the night?
Thursday 25th December
07.10, 10.00 and 18.00 – Episode 3445
Original Oz Airdate: Friday 14th February 2003
Perched on the precipice between this life and the next, a tortured Alf has a harrowing premonition concerning the future. What will become of one of the Bay’ss most enduring residents?
07.35, 10.30 and 18.30 – Episode 3990
Original Oz Airdate: Friday 24th June 2005
Troy continues to close in on Chloe while Cassie makes a desperate attempt to keep Ric. Elsewhere, Martha enlists Morag to help with the party plans.
Friday 26th December
07.10, 10.00 and 18.00 – Episode 3991
Original Oz Airdate: Monday 27th June 2005
An incredulous Chloe is confused about how Troy tracked her down. Ric worries that his relationship with Cassie is on the rocks. Jesse is attacked by a mystery assailant.
07.35, 10.30 and 18.30 – Episode 3998
Original Oz Airdate: Wednesday 6th July 2005
As preparations for Alf’ss surprise party get under way, Sally is delighted by a surprise visitor. Scott thinks there is no future for him and Hayley, while Beth asks Robbie if he’ss got something to tell her.
Monday 29th December
07.10, 10.00 and 18.00 – Episode 3999
Original Oz Airdate: Thursday 7th July 2005
Sally is left reeling by Pippa’ss offer. Robbie and Tasha realise that Beth doesn’st take them seriously. More surprise visitors arrive for the party, including Duncan and Fisher – but when Ric and Martha go to the Diner apartment to pick up Alf, they discover he has gone fishing.
07.35, 10.30 and 18.30 – Episode 4000
Original Oz Airdate: Friday 8th July 2005
Alf is overwhelmed by his party and happily reminisces with old friends. Blake proposes to Sophie, but happiness turns to tragedy when Chloe’ss car is involved in a horrific collision.
Tuesday 30th December
07.05, 10.00 and 18.00 – Episode 4001
Original Oz Airdate: Monday 11th July 2005
Alf struggles to come to terms with the devastating results of the accident. Martha is taken to the hospital with a spinal injury, while Chloe’ss broken arm causes her to have a fatal embolism.
07.30, 10.30 and 18.30 – Episode 4056
Original Oz Airdate: Monday 26th September 2005
Scott and Hayley try to ignore their growing feelings for each other, while Bert drowns his sorrows after suffering a rejection. Josh tightens his grip on Amanda to further his plan.
Wednesday 31st December
07.05, 10.00 and 18.00 – Episode 4057
Original Oz Airdate: Tuesday 27th September 2005
Amanda is forced to reassess her relationship with Ryan when Josh manipulates her into doing his dirty work. Scott makes a crucial decision about his relationship, while Hayley and Kim get cold feet.
07.30, 10.30 and 18.30 – Episode 4561 (2008 Season Opener)
Original Oz Airdate: Monday 28th January 2008
While Sally discovers the word Milco written in the sand at the beach, Morag almost runs down Miles near the Surf Club. Meanwhile, Rachel is bound and tied and subject to the whims of her attacker, the insane Reverend Hall.
Thursday 1st January
07.10, 10.00 and 18.00 – Episode 4576
Original Oz Airdate: Monday 18th February 2008
As Sally faces death, she finds herself back in the company of Tom, her late foster dad, who shows her the dismay of her loved ones and presents her with a life or death choice to make. Speaking to her from beyond the grave, Tom explains that she has it within her own power to return to her family and friends. But the decision is not as easy as it might at first seem…
07.35, 10.30 and 18.30 – Episode 4549
Original Oz Airdate: Thursday 15th November 2007
Lewis learns that Rachel is pregnant, but he tells her that he isn’st ready for a baby. However, the situation is taken out of his hands when Rachel falls to the ground in agony. Jack picks up Sam’ss wedding dress and then visits Michael’ss property to talk about his parole. But while there, Jack accidentally knocks over Michael’ss dog. Martha offers to look after Sam’ss dress while Jack takes the dog to the vet, but Sam goes to see Martha and catches her wearing the dress.
Friday 2nd January
07.05, 10.00 and 18.00 – Episode 4650
Original Oz Airdate: Friday 30th May 2008
Kane wants Irene to look after Oliver permanently, as life on the run is no place for a child. However, Irene is reluctant to take on such a responsibility. She finally relents, but on the condition that Kirsty asks Irene herself. Meanwhile, Jack tells Martha that they should try for a child. Will Martha continue to keep her pregnancy a secret? Martha overhears Ross on the phone, and it sounds like he may still be married.
07.30, 10.30 and 18.30 – Episode 4651
Original Oz Airdate: Monday 2nd June 2008
Morag feels betrayed when Ross reveals that his wife died a week before he came to Summer Bay. Later, Morag receives a mysterious text warning her away from Ross. Kirsty and Kane both visit Irene to ask her to take Oliver, but Irene is still not convinced. Being back in the Bay is stirring up old memories for Kirsty, and she realises that she wants to lead a normal life. Meanwhile, Martha suffers morning sickness and claims it was food poisoning, but Roman is suspicious.