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Best Episode in a Television Drama Series
Subcategory of Australian Film Institute Awards
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Year: 2001

winner form y separately published work icon I Name Thee Bay of Pearls Andrew Knight , Andrea Denholm , ( dir. Stuart McDonald ) Australia : Artist Services Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2000 Z1888255 2000 single work film/TV 'Laura's mother, June, arrives in town during a geriatric traffic crime spree. June's suspiciously sudden appearance is more of an inconvenience than a pleasure for Laura, who is too caught up in her own life to sense her mother's sadness. When Laura eventually discovers her father's declining health has forced June to place him into respite care, she is forced to reassess her priorities. Max begins to spend more time with his father and his friends, learning of Pearl Bay's real, great, textured history. However, Bob has his own interpretation of the town's past and plans to turn Pearl Bay into Ye Olde Pearl Bay — a sure-fire tourism hit. Max plays along with Bob's redundant plan for his own entertainment. When judgement day arrives and the city tourist agents descend on the town, instead of letting Bob hang himself, Max turns an inevitable disastrous slide show into a tribute to the older citizens of Pearl Bay. Meanwhile, Harold feels the grip of old age tightening. His frustration is worsened by representing elderly drivers caught in the recent, unexplained traffic crime spree. Meredith reminds him being comfortable with yourself defies age, presenting him with a nude portrait of herself. One look at the picture and Harold is young again.' (Australian Television Information Archive record)

Year: 1991

winner form y separately published work icon A Human Dimension Alan Hardy , Australia : Reg Grundy Enterprises Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 1991 7237251 1991 single work film/TV
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