Packed To The Rafters - General Information
Status: Mid-Season Brek -- Season 5
Premiere: August 26, 2008
Genre: Comedy | Drama
Network: Seven (Australia)
Airs: Tuesdays at 08:30 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Season 5 -- 22 episodes -- Apr 17, 2012 to ??
5x01 -- Apr 17, 2012 -- Answering the Call
5x02 -- Apr 24, 2012 -- Great Expectations
5x03 -- May 01, 2012 -- The Power of Words
5x04 -- May 08, 2012 -- The Things We Do for Love
5x05 -- May 15, 2012 -- Judgement Day
5x06 -- May 22, 2012 -- Secret Fears
5x07 -- May 29, 2012 -- The Great Escape
5x08 -- Jun 05, 2012 -- Unwritten Rules
5x09 -- Jun 12, 2012 -- A Kiss Is Just a Kiss
5x10 -- Jun 19, 2012 -- Letting Go
Packed to the Rafters was officially renewed for a sixth season.
'Rafters' To Return In 2013 http://au.tv.yahoo.com/packed-to-the-rafters/features/article/-/13694059/rafters-to-return-in-2013/
About the show
Get set for plenty of drama, lots of laughs and a few tears. Australia's newest family- the Rafters.
The series centres around the characters Dave and Julie Rafter and their three children Rachel, Ben and Nathan. Season one begins on the eve of their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary the couple thinks that they are finally about to have the house to themselves. But home is a very welcome refuge for their children and when unforeseen problems loom, they return like a boomerang. After Dave faces unemployment, Julie's father suffers a panic attack, son Nathan and daughter-in-law Sammy need a place to stay, daughter Rachel leaves her abusive boyfriend Daniel, and son Ben moves next door but continues to drop in, the household is 'packed to the rafters'
5x01 -- Apr 17, 2012 -- Answering the Call -- Julie is about to celebrate another birthday but a series of setbacks rock her confidence. She then has to decide whether to accept an intriguing offer.
5x02 -- Apr 24, 2012 -- Great Expectations -- With his business expanding, some new premises and a new employee, Dave hopes are very high.Coby is having trouble adjusting to his new workmate. Ben still hasn't invited Emma to stay the night but an unexpected event helps to give him a push. The following morning Ben doesn't feel the peace he was hoping for, prompting him to come up with a new idea.