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Water Rats

200218+
Water Rats is a fast moving, high suspense police action drama set in beautiful Sydney Harbour. It delves beneath the glittering surface to tackle some of the city's most sinister and treacherous crimes. Welcome to their world: an elite bunch of brave men and women guarding the harbour against all the elements that threaten to foul the blue waters.
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  1. 1. Domino
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    February 11, 2002
    44min
    18+
    What was supposed to be a simple surveillance of suspected drug importers, turned into a high-stakes, high-energy shoot out with gun runners. Everyone feels they could have done something to save their friend.
  2. 2. It Happened One Night
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    February 18, 2002
    43min
    18+
    Jack goes to the country to interview a potential suspect in a series of yacht bombings and gets a dose of backwater manners.
  3. 3. High Roller
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    February 25, 2002
    43min
    18+
    When the body of a young woman is found in Sydney Harbour, Inspector Julia Goodwin finally has the evidence to support her theory that a serial killer is operating in the country.
  4. 4. Shadow Man
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    March 4, 2002
    44min
    18+
    With the suspected serial killer and Blakemore's abductor, Luke, now in custody, Julia begins her interrogation. Christey is convinced by Blakemore's recount of her abduction that she was taken by two men, not just one.
  5. 5. Another Man's Poison
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    March 11, 2002
    43min
    18+
    A routine drug bust turns into a mystery-at-sea for the Rats when they discover a blood-splattered yacht under sail but with no sign of its crew. Christey and Alex quickly track down one of the co-owners of the yacht and discover she is a high profile-criminal lawyer.
  6. 6. Odds On
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    March 18, 2002
    43min
    18+
    When the Rats go to the greyhounds to celebrate Reilly's birthday, Christey runs into his father, Tom, who's a bookmaker. Christey hasn't spoken to Tom for years, having never forgiven him for mistreating his mother, Judy.
  7. 7. Mates Rates
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    March 25, 2002
    42min
    18+
    Donna's honeymoon period of living with Quinn is wearing thin. Quinn is constantly borrowing money from the household kitty and then pushes his luck even further when he asks Donna if his ex-partner from Perth, Steve Ferguson, can stay for a few days.
  8. 8. The Hungry Bear Blues
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    April 1, 2002
    43min
    18+
    A day in the life of Helen Blakemore. Blakemore has applied for a job as security manager for an American bank in Chicago. With this exciting prospect virtually in the bag, Blakemore arrives at work to a Water Police station in chaos as a bomb threat evacuation is currently underway.
  9. 9. The Thin Edge
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    April 8, 2002
    43min
    18+
    Michael Reilly crosses the line when his sister Jess asks him to help her husband Danny beat a criminal charge that could send him to prison and leave her to fend for herself and her young child. Reilly enlists the help of his old academy buddy Agi, asking him to "see what he can do" for Danny.
  10. 10. The Player
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    April 15, 2002
    44min
    18+
    Reilly is left reeling in the wake of his brother-in-law Danny's murder and the devastation it causes his sister Jess and her son Max. Reilly becomes obsessed with bringing the killer to justice but to do so, he must rely on his old police buddy Agi, whose unethical methods may compromise the case.
  11. 11. Broken English
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    April 22, 2002
    44min
    18+
    Yachts at a marina are sprayed with homophobic graffiti and the Nemesis investigates. When it is realised that one of the yachts targeted belongs to Chief Inspector Hawker, Christey and Reilly are called in. A suspect is arrested; Kevin O'Shea - a sleazy, small-time drug dealer.
  12. 12. Line of Duty
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    April 29, 2002
    44min
    18+
    Sophie begins the Second Trimester of her police training on Attachment to the Water Police. Her arrival indirectly triggers two sequences of events.
  13. 13. True Blue
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    May 6, 2002
    45min
    18+
    The Rats are shaken when they hear the news of the sudden death of a former colleague. A wake is hastily organised in the Cutter Bar. As the alcohol flows, so do the stories.
  14. 14. Strike Out
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    May 11, 2002
    44min
    18+
    Sophie is given a brutal introduction to the realities of police work when she's first on the scene of a hit-and-run jetski accident that results in a young waterskier dying in her arms.
  15. 15. The Devil You Know
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    May 18, 2002
    44min
    18+
    Alex's day starts badly when she answers a knock at her front door; to discover someone has left a breakfast tray for two, anonymously.
  16. 16. The Marrying Kind
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    May 25, 2002
    43min
    18+
    The divers find a wetsuit weighted and dumped in the harbour. The custom-made suit is identified as belonging to a woman who went missing while windsurfing off an ocean beach several years ago.
  17. 17. Bitter Legacy
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    June 3, 2002
    43min
    18+
    When the Nemesis responds to a report of gunshots being fired, Sykes and Quinn come across two teenage boys who have been injured, one fatally, after the gun they were playing with exploded in their hands.
  18. 18. Robbo's Ghost
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    June 10, 2002
    43min
    18+
    Harry, an old fishing buddy of Alex's, appeals to her to find out what happened to his missing son-in-law, Robbo. Harry claims he has seen Robbo's ghost and is convinced that he's been murdered by his business partner.
  19. 19. Red Ice
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    June 18, 2002
    45min
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    The Rats are confronted with a Cold War in sunny Drummoyne. It involves a love triangle of Russian immigrants. Plucky Fred Pearson is gushing blood from a leg wound after a shooting on a harbour wharf but, when the Nemesis arrives on the scene, strangely, Fred denies he's even been shot.
  20. 20. Family Matters
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    June 25, 2002
    44min
    18+
    Jack Christey and Alex investigate the death of a youth whose body is found hanging by abseiling ropes from a cliff. He's been shot. When the Detectives talk to the victim's best friend, Danny McKew, they get nowhere fast.
  21. 21. Jackpot
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    July 1, 2002
    44min
    18+
    The recovery of a poker machine from the harbour leads Detectives St Clare and Reilly into a murder investigation when an old pair of police handcuffs are found attached to the poker machine, which was presumably used to weigh down a body.
  22. 22. The Long Run
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    July 8, 2002
    43min
    18+
    In the aftermath of an armed robbery and the brutal execution of three security guards, Detectives Reilly and St Clare pursue a suspect nicknamed "Leadlegs" through the streets of Sydney, coming close to catching him several times but always remaining one step behind.
  23. 23. Bureaucracy Rules, OK?
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    July 15, 2002
    43min
    18+
    Jeff reevaluates his life's accomplishments after he is recovered from his wrecked car and brought to hospital. Faced with six months off while he recovers, Jeff considers giving up his job.
  24. 24. The Removalist
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    July 22, 2002
    43min
    18+
    A series of safe thefts have the detectives searching for a suspect who likes to leave behind poetic IOUs at the scene of his crimes, an MO reminiscent of another thief who has since died. When a suspect is caught, he confesses to two robberies but has an alibi for a violent third robbery that has left a security guard in hospital.
  25. 25. And The Winner Is...
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    July 29, 2002
    43min
    18+
    Investigating the murder of a woman by a sniper, the Water Police discover her death to be the result of mistaken identity and quickly find themseves in the midst of an ongoing war between two crime bosses. As the paybacks escalate, the protection of the Rat's lone witness becomes all the more urgent but mistakes are made and when the dust clears after a hail of gunfire, two officers are down.
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Directors
Mark Pipe
Producers
Christ Martin-Jones
Network
Southern Star Entertainment
Amazon Maturity Rating
18+ Adults. Learn more