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800 Words (2015)

PG ComedyDrama
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A recently widowed father, quits his job as a popular 800 word columnist for a top selling Sydney newspaper. Over the internet he buys a house on an impulse in a remote New Zealand seaside town. He then has to break the news to his two teenage kids who just lost their mum, and now face an even more uncertain future. But the colourful and inquisitive locals ensure his dream of a fresh start does not go to plan.

  1. James Griffin


  2. Maxine Fleming


Series Cast

  1. Erik Thomson as George Turner

    Erik Thomson

    George Turner

    40 Episodes

  2. Melina Vidler as Shay Turner

    Melina Vidler

    Shay Turner

    40 Episodes

  3. Benson Jack Anthony as Arlo Turner

    Benson Jack Anthony

    Arlo Turner

    40 Episodes

  4. Paul Glover as Bill Jnr

    Paul Glover

    Bill Jnr

    33 Episodes

  5. Jesse Griffin


    29 Episodes

  6. Renee Lyons


    27 Episodes

  7. Rick Donald as Woody

    Rick Donald


    24 Episodes

  8. Anna Jullienne as Katie

    Anna Jullienne


    24 Episodes

  9. Michelle Langstone as Fiona

    Michelle Langstone


    24 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 3

2017 • 16 Episodes

Season 3 of 800 Words premiered on September 12, 2017.

Episode 16

(3x16, October 2, 2018) Season Finale

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800 Words
800 Words


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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