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McLeod's Daughters 

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Five women run a cattle station, "Drover's Run", in the outback of South Australia.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Aaron Jeffery ...  Alex Ryan 193 episodes, 2001-2008
Rachael Carpani ...  Jodi Fountain / ... 179 episodes, 2001-2009
Simmone Mackinnon ...  Stevie Hall / ... 154 episodes, 2003-2009
Bridie Carter ...  Tess Silverman McLeod / ... 135 episodes, 2001-2006
Myles Pollard ...  Nick Ryan 125 episodes, 2001-2006
Michala Banas ...  Kate Manfredi 119 episodes, 2004-2008
Sonia Todd ...  Meg Fountain 107 episodes, 2001-2009
Brett Tucker ...  Dave Brewer 100 episodes, 2003-2006
John Jarratt ...  Terry Dodge 94 episodes, 2001-2006
Doris Younane ...  Moira Doyle / ... 93 episodes, 2002-2009
Marshall Napier ...  Harry Ryan 81 episodes, 2001-2006
Luke Jacobz ...  Patrick Brewer 79 episodes, 2005-2009
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After the death of his wife and son during childbirth, Claire's father, Jack McLeod, married city girl Ruth Silverman. Tess was the product of this tempestuous but short-lived relationship. Growing up, the two girls had been very close but were separated when Ruth took 5-year-old Tess back to the city. Twenty years later, after Jack's sudden death, his daughters each inherit half of heavily mortgaged Drover's Run. Tess, who recently lost her mother to breast cancer, returns to Drover's in the hopes of cashing out and opening a cafe in the city, but is disappointed to be met with a less-than-rosy financial picture and the open resentment of her older sister. After Claire fires the male workforce, the sisters, with the help of housekeeper Meg Fountain, her daughter Jodi, and local girl Becky, decide to run the property themselves. The tentative -- and presumably temporary -- partnership is the first step in the reunited sisters' effort to heal old wounds, improve their relationship, and... Written by warrior rabbit

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They're ordinary women facing the extraordinary adventure of life on the land.

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Drama | Romance | Western

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Australia

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English

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2 October 2004 (USA) See more »

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Nine Network Australia See more »
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The stock, yards and paddocks at Kingsford estate were needed regularly for this television series and were maintained regularly like a real farm. The property used for the series continuously ran working dogs and about fifteen horses, one hundred cattle, and one hundred and fifty sheep. See more »

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[about Alex's attitude towards Sandra]
Nick Ryan: Do you realise you are in a 'mine's bigger than yours' competition with a woman
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Referenced in Kath & Kim: Holiday (2007) See more »

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McLeod's Daughters Theme
Music by Chris Harriott
Lyrics by Posie Graeme-Evans
Performed by Rebecca Lavelle
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Wonderful!
26 November 2004 | by heavenly_heart_1See all my reviews

This is the story of two daughters that together with some other woman drives a farm in Gungellan, Australia. I think this drama is a wonderful production!! It is one of the best I've seen! The story is realistic and fun. And it's even great to see that women can drive a farm.

You can see yourself in the characters, it's not like a typical soap where people do mad things every now and then. The nature is beautiful, as usual, in the scenes. Every set has an on theme, so you won't know what will happen in the next program. I think the best program were when Claire gave birth to little Charlotte.

You have to see it to know why:)


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