800 Words



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

    Erik Thomson

    George Turner

    40 Episodes

  2. Melina Vidler

    Melina Vidler

    Shay Turner

    40 Episodes

  3. Benson Jack Anthony

    Benson Jack Anthony

    Arlo Turner

    40 Episodes

  4. Rick Donald

    Rick Donald


    40 Episodes

  5. Jonny Brugh

    Jonny Brugh


    40 Episodes

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800 Words

Season 3

2017 | 16 Episodes

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

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800 Words
800 Words



Status Returning Series


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



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