Adrenalin Junkies (1996–1998)

Code Purple 

Stella, Marina and Evie are confounded by a boy's faking of an illness - until they find the reason why.


Malcolm McDonald


Keith Aberdein, Tony Cavanaugh (supervising writer) | 2 more credits »


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Episode credited cast:
Rena Owen ... Macy Fields
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Graeme Blundell ... Doctor Harry
Grant Bowler ... Doctor Arch
Danielle Carter ... Bree Dalrymple
Diane Craig Diane Craig ... Mrs. Flynn
Paul Denny Paul Denny ... Jake
Nicholas Eadie ... Red
Eugene Gilfedder Eugene Gilfedder ... Doctor
John Gregg John Gregg ... Dr. Peter Michaels
Simone Kessell ... Dr. Stella O'Shaughness
Enrico Mammarella ... Marty
Paul Mercurio ... Mechanic
Bob Newman Bob Newman ... Mr. Romay
Geneviève Picot ... Doctor
Jeremy Sims ... Mark Best


Stella, Marina and Evie are confounded by a boy's faking of an illness - until they find the reason why. Having been brought up by a lone and overpowering mother, Jamie Flynn decides to stop the world by blanking it out. His mother, a devout Christian, has failed to give her son the facts of life. He kissed a girl and because of this believes he has done the wrong thing and as a result has been pretending to be sick so as not to have to go to church and confess his "sins." Tom pushes himself to the limit by attending a medivac in a rugged part of the country. A man seems to have ingested a foreign body, later found to be a fish hook, on a drunken dare. Delays occur when oesophageal varicosies are discovered and must be treated. Tom, in a great deal of pain, elects to push on. But Arch, who at this stage has no idea of Tom's illness, advises against haste. Tom excuses himself to take morphine but the bottle ends up falling from his grasp and smashing. The surgery turns out to be a ...

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29 October 1998 (Australia) See more »

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