Crownies Episode 22

Air Date: 24th November 2011

Cast: Todd Lasance, Hamish Michael, Ella Scott Lynch, Andrea Demetriades, Indiana Evans, Marta Dusseldorp, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Jeanette Cronin, Peter Kowitz, Daniel Lissing, Sacha Horler

Synopsis: This is not only a season finale, but also a series finale, as reports seem to indicate the series will not be back for a second season.   A number of loose ends are tied up, however a few old cases come back to haunt the DPP, with interesting results.   Overall though, this episode is mainly about following character story arcs through to some interesting conclusions.

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Crownies Episode 21

Air Date: 24th November 2011

Cast: Todd Lasance, Hamish Michael, Ella Scott Lynch, Andrea Demetriades, Indiana Evans, Marta Dusseldorp, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Jeanette Cronin, Peter Kowitz, Daniel Lissing

Synopsis: The DPP is forced to make budget cuts, a by-product of the controversy observed over this entire season.   One of our five leads it seems will be on the chopping block.   In addition to this, they each individually face major dramas in their personal lives, which force them to make more than one life-altering decision.

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Crownies Episode 20

Air Date: 17th November 2011

Cast: Todd Lasance, Hamish Michael, Ella Scott Lynch, Andrea Demetriades, Indiana Evans, Marta Dusseldorp, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Jeanette Cronin, Peter Kowitz, Daniel Lissing

Synopsis:   The deception that Tatum crafted for Connor that Richard is gay crumbles away, resulting in far from ideal results for everyone involved.    Erin is given an apparently simple robbery case, yet manages to peel back layers to find something much more sinister.   Ben has a female defendant representing herself in his next case, and manages to blur the lines of professionalism as only he can.

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Crownies Episode 19

Air Date: 10th November 2011

Cast: Todd Lasance, Hamish Michael, Ella Scott Lynch, Andrea Demetriades, Indiana Evans, Marta Dusseldorp, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Jerome Ehlers, Jeanette Cronin, Peter Kowitz

Synopsis: In an episode largely spent outside of the courtroom, our friends at the DPP this week deal with a number of more personal issues, each varied and interesting.   Yet even more interestingly, the truth behind the leaked Quinn file is finally revealed to the audience.

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Crownies Episode 18

Air Date: 3rd November 2011

Cast: Todd Lasance, Hamish Michael, Ella Scott Lynch, Andrea Demetriades, Indiana Evans, Marta Dusseldorp, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Jerome Ehlers, Jeanette Cronin, Peter Kowitz, Sacha Horler

Synopsis:The Max Gardiner case heads to trial, taking a huge emotional toll on Janet in the process.   Regardless, she proceeds admirably, that is until the case reaches a major, unexpected road block.   Lina learns what it truly means to be dating a police officer.   Erin’s life continues to tumble out of control as her alcohol dependency begins to affect her work and her professional relationships.

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Crownies Episode 17

Air Date: 27th October 2011

Cast: Todd Lasance, Hamish Michael, Ella Scott Lynch, Andrea Demetriades, Indiana Evans, Marta Dusseldorp, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Jerome Ehlers, Jeanette Cronin, Peter Kowitz

Synopsis: The Quinn trial gets a set back, being adjourned for 6 months as a result of a shock jock’s inflammatory comments.   Tracey founds a mislaid file, and to cover her incompetence she approaches Richard with the file implying it has been in his possession for months.   Lina is the victim of a number of practical jokes in the office concerning her relationship with Andy.   Erin, whilst handling a rape case, breaks things off with Jimmy and runs into Ben’s arms, unaware the latter has now made a commitment to Julie.   Jimmy’s response is to petulantly inform Erin that she was the one that had leaked him the Quinn file after all.

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Crownies Episode 16

Air Date: 20th October 2011

Cast: Todd Lasance, Hamish Michael, Ella Scott Lynch, Andrea Demetriades, Indiana Evans, Marta Dusseldorp, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Jerome Ehlers, Jeanette Cronin, Peter Kowitz, Sacha Horler

Synopsis: We return to the case of Max Gardiner, the 11-year-old child accused of murdering his younger brother, with the new statement from his own mother expressing doubt as to the innocence of her child.   Meanwhile, Jimmy Butcher uncovers a scandal concerning Judge Rosenberg, which interestingly seems to be very similar to the indiscretion of a real life Australian court official.   Lina is forced to clarify her relationship status after an embarrassing moment being set up by her brother.

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Crownies Episode 15

Air Date: 13th October 2011

Cast: Todd Lasance, Hamish Michael, Ella Scott Lynch, Andrea Demetriades, Indiana Evans, Marta Dusseldorp, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Jerome Ehlers, Jeanette Cronin, Peter Kowitz

Synopsis:Ben is having difficulty with handling his more problematic cases, palming off work to Lina and Erin.   For Erin, this means prosecuting the case from weeks back of a father accidentally forgetting his infant child in his car, with fatal results.   Ben does however pursue a case of a woman fighting a priest over her treatment during an exorcism, which she only agreed to under extreme circumstances.   Richard once again has to face off against Judge Walker, with two unreliable stoner witnesses who were assaulted by the owner of an ice-cream van after they themselves broke into the van.

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Crownies Episode 14

Air Date: 6th October 2011

Cast: Todd Lasance, Hamish Michael, Ella Scott Lynch, Andrea Demetriades, Indiana Evans, Marta Dusseldorp, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Jerome Ehlers, Jeanette Cronin, Peter Kowitz

Synopsis: The Quinn case goes to a pre-trial hearing, leaving an anxious David outside the court awaiting the result, which may have far-reaching implications for the DPP.   Richard asks Tracey for some more challenging cases, and ends up with a loopy woman in a feng shui battle with her loud karaoke-loving neighbours.   Tatum and Tony are prosecuting at a coronial enquiry concerning the death of a police officer in an extreme training exercise.

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Crownies Episode 13

Air Date: 29th September 2011

Cast: Todd Lasance, Hamish Michael, Ella Scott Lynch, Andrea Demetriades, Indiana Evans, Marta Dusseldorp, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Jerome Ehlers, Jeanette Cronin

Synopsis: A large focus of this week is on the Quinn case, the same that has our five solicitors under investigation for the leaked memo.   David is proceeding with prosecution, with Rhys in charge, and Ben elected as advising solicitor.   He meets with both victims of the alleged rape.   Meanwhile, Richard is forced to prosecute a personal hero, Tatum finds her most recent case to be a little close to home, and Erin discovers Lina has been hiding her romance with Andy for nine months, putting a strain on their friendship.

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