The most popular local production on Australian television, Blue Heelers is a weekly police drama based on a fictional bush town called Mount Thomas. Every week there is a different case for Sergeant Tom Croydon, Senior Constable Nick Schultz, Senior Detective PJ Hasham, and Constables Maggie Doyle, Dash McKinley and Adam Cooper to solve. Continuing storylines about the personal lives and relationships of these characters filter into each episode.
Enoch Law <firstname.lastname@example.org>
For cops in Mt Thomas, life's about more than the badge.
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The series was canceled in 2006 due to a sharp decline in ratings over the following seasons. At the shows peak it reached 3.5 million Australian viewers every night an episode would air. Over the course of a few years, ratings dropped to 1.2 million and was moved to an unpopular time slot on the 7 network scheduling from a Wednesday to Saturday, where it would struggle in the ratings with other hit crime show The Bill
(1984) on ABC and Sports Night coverage of the AFL on Fox and TEN. See more
Constable Evan 'Jonesy' Jones
Don't call me pal, mate.
Don't call me mate, pal.
When shown in the U.K., many of the ITV regions do, or have at some stage, edited the episodes, originally hour-long, into two-part stories, half hour each half. See more