With Optus Television (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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20-30 somethings living in St Kilda and their dramas in life.

Stars: Deborah Mailman, David Tredinnick, Samuel Johnson, Sibylla Budd

Votes: 815

2. Dream Life (2008 TV Movie)

50 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

8.6
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Once upon a time there was a family whose father made a deal for a perfect life. Now his son will do anything to get them out of it. The good life can be a nightmare.

Director: Scott Otto Anderson | Stars: Xavier Samuel, Sigrid Thornton, Linda Cropper, Rhondda Findleton

Votes: 37

3. After the Deluge (2003 TV Movie)

194 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Follows the stories of the four men of the Kirby family. As Alex's marriage breaks apart, Toby tries desperately to start a family, and Marty tries to kick-start his faded music career as ... See full summary »

Director: Brendan Maher | Stars: David Wenham, Hugo Weaving, Samuel Johnson, Aden Young

Votes: 252

4. CrashBurn (2003– )

50 min | Drama

7.9
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Ben and Rosie try separating after 10 years of marriage. The story of their relationship is told in two halves _ one from the male view, the other from the female view. The truth lies somewhere in between.

Stars: Catherine McClements, Aaron Blabey, Sacha Horler, Liz Burch

Votes: 33

5. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: A Fine Line (2002)

Drama

8.3
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As Evan prepares to launch his new novel, Alex's world comes crashing down - Alex basically becomes a clingy whinger like Evan did when Carmen broke up with him. She treats Evan like shit ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Dennis | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

6. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: A Friend Indeed (2001)

Drama

7.8
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Although Will is still devastated about Sam, he goes back to work and continues to torture himself about his joking to Sam that he didn't love her. Kel helps him find a way to say goodbye ... See full summary »

Director: Cate Shortland | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

7. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: A New World Order (2002)

Drama

8.7
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It's been three months since Evan left town and Alex has tried not to be hurt. However life gets complicated when she begins to have feelings for a new Doctor she's just met.Miranda is busy... See full summary »

Director: Cate Shortland | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 7

8. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: A Square Peg in a Round Hole (2003)

Drama

7.2
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Evan is given complete control in designing a TV commercial concept. It's the first proper work he's been given and he loves it. Meanwhile, Gabrielle bravely re-enters the dating game. When... See full summary »

Director: Kate Dennis | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 8

9. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: An Ill Wind (2002)

Drama

8.3
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Richie comes out to his Dad with shocking consequences, Miranda and Will attempt a real relationship, Evan hits on his publisher and deals with his jealousy of Alex's new relationship with ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Watson | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

10. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Be True (2003)

Drama

7.3
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Evan and George don't feel the same way about each other. Richie's quest to become a dad hits an obstacle.

Director: Kate Dennis | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Sibylla Budd, Nina Liu

Votes: 7

11. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Best of: Part 1 (2006)

Drama

7.8
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Narrated by Deborah Mailman this is part 1 of a two part special that explores The Best of The Secret Life of Us. Life is like a trifecta -there is your home life, love life and work life ... See full summary »

Stars: Deborah Mailman, Damien Richardson

Votes: 5

12. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Best of: Part 2 (2006)

Drama

7.0
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Narrated By Deborah Mailman.Part 2 of the two part special of The Best of The Secret Life of Us,explores the last piece of trifecta,the work life. Join in as we reminisce with The Secret ... See full summary »

Stars: Deborah Mailman, John Benton, Debra Byrne, Vince Colosimo

Votes: 5

13. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Better the Devil You Know (2001)

Drama

8.2
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Signs of strain are starting to show in Will and Sam's relationship, due to the return of Leah and her own personal crisis. Evan has a shortlived career working as a glass collector in a ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart McDonald | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

14. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Between a Rock and a Hard Place (2002)

Drama

8.2
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Alex has to come to terms with the revelation that she was having a baby to Rex. In this episode, she realises that she can't have the baby; she just couldn't love it enough so she has an ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Hodgman | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

15. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Controlling the Universe (2002)

Drama

8.3
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Gabrielle and Dominic decide to remain just friends but the fact they admit their mutual attraction is enough to subside their wanting to spend the night. During the regular lawn bowls ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Hodgman | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

16. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Dead Man Walking (2005)

Drama

6.3
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When Stu and Zelko host a P-party their guests get promiscuous. Meanwhile, Stu learns that Anna, his paraplegic client, is hoarding pills and may be suicidal. But when he confronts her they end up in a clinch.

Director: Daniel Nettheim | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Sullivan Stapleton, Brooke Harman, Ryan Johnson

Votes: 9

17. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Do the Right Thing (2002)

Drama

8.3
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Evan tells Kelly about Nathan "cheating" she dumps him but is partially pissed off at Alex for not telling her. Evan only knew because Alex told him which upsets Kelly even more. Gabrielle ... See full summary »

Director: Cherie Nowlan | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

18. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Expect the Unexpected (2001)

Drama

8.4
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During A Heated night of partying drugs and alcohol, Richie goes further down a path he never imagined he'd take...with the local establishment. Kelly breaks up with Joseph after she gets ... See full summary »

Director: Cate Shortland | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 8

19. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Facing It (2005)

Drama

6.5
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Stu and Christian's mateship is tested when Christian reveals a damning secret.Lucy discovers the real nature of Adam and Nikki's relationship.Kelly, meanwhile, has doubts about her lecturer and lover, Frank.

Director: Brendan Maher | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Sullivan Stapleton, Brooke Harman, Michael Dorman

Votes: 12

20. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Fair Play (2003)

Drama

8.3
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Evan seeks justice at his ten-year school reunion. Miranda finds out the truth about her acting career.

Director: Shawn Seet | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Sibylla Budd, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

21. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Fallout (2001)

Drama

8.0
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Will's jealousy problems escalate when he gets stoned and in a jealous rage, tries to force himself on Sam at a party. Simon is confronted by Miranda about his sexual encounter with Richie.... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Nettheim | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Samuel Johnson, Deborah Mailman, Abi Tucker

Votes: 7

22. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Free Will (2002)

Drama

8.0
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Will is almost gets killed in an accident in the site and the nightmares from Sam's death return. On his way home he faints. Will starts acting strange and he hangs out with Julie and ends ... See full summary »

Director: Cate Shortland | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 5

23. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: From Little Things Big Things Grow (2002)

Drama

8.0
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Evan's besotted with Jemima but worries that Jemima is besotted with Alex. Jason crosses the line with a female colleague and lives to regret it.

Director: Daina Reid | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

24. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Gathering of Tribes (2005)

Drama

6.4
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Old wounds come to life when Lucy and Nikki attend a school dinner.

Director: Ray Quint | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Sullivan Stapleton, Brooke Harman, Michael Dorman

Votes: 12

25. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Glimpses of Perfection (2005)

Drama

6.1
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After weeks of romantic subterfuge with Stu,Lucy cancels her wedding. Piers flies over immediately from the UK to win her back.. Corey arrives back in town throwing a spanner into the works... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Holmes | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Sullivan Stapleton, Brooke Harman, Ryan Johnson

Votes: 11

26. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Great Expectations (2003)

Drama

8.3
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Tidy has an unexpected sexual encounter while Richie considers an offer to be a sperm donor.

Director: Claudia Karvan | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Sibylla Budd, Nina Liu

Votes: 6

27. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Have a Little Faith (2002)

Drama

7.0
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Dominic moves in startling Gab who receives a visit by Francesca warning him that she and the family are part of the package...and that they can't have children cos Dominic had the ability ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Hodgman | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 7

28. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Ill Communication (2005)

Drama

6.7
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Nikki is frustrated with Rob. Their relationship is starting to feel like a timeshare arrangement and she spends more time leaving messages on his voicemail than actually hanging out with ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Nettheim | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Sullivan Stapleton, Brooke Harman, Ryan Johnson

Votes: 12

29. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Intimations of Mortality (2001)

Drama

8.9
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Alex and Evan still fantasing about each other and the situation between them is becoming more and more tense. Riche finally is going to move out of the flat. But the sad thing is that Sam ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Jasek | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 8

30. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Insecurity Blanket (2005)

Drama

6.4
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Kelly enters Corey's football world and learns a whole new set of rules. It's one thing to get her head around the game but the social aspect of the game gets her insecurities mounting, ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart McDonald | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Sullivan Stapleton, Brooke Harman, Michael Dorman

Votes: 11

31. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: It's Not Easy (2002)

Drama

6.6
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Richie loses it cos he cant cope with the fact that Will has everything, the flat, his girlfriend, etc, and he lashes out after he notices Will wearing one of his old t-shirts he thought ... See full summary »

Director: Cate Shortland | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 7

32. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Kicking the Habit (2005)

Drama

6.2
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An old flame returns to tempt Evan. Lucy is disturbed by some x-rated dreams.Meanwhile, Kelly wonders if she's addicted to Frank, and Bree confesses to Simon that she has a crush on Jeff.

Director: Daina Reid | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Brooke Harman, Michael Dorman

Votes: 11

33. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Let the Burning Begin (2003)

Drama

7.8
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The fallout from Evan and Alex's encounter lingers as Rex returns. He's tired, wrung-out, but not so much that he can't see something is going on. Rex presses Alex to reveal her secret, ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Hodgman | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Sibylla Budd, Nina Liu

Votes: 6

34. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Love Sucks (2001)

Drama

8.2
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Alex has an epiphany...she doesn't need love anymore. Evan laughs at her at first along with Kelly but they both learn a lesson. Kelly realises that her job isn't as bad as she thought and ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Dennis | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

35. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Make Up Your Mind (2002)

Drama

8.5
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Will and Miranda continue to plan their trip but when Miranda gets a major part in a movie she decides to stay. Alex tries to recover from her break up with Rex and suffers a lot which ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Dennis | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

36. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Men on the Verge (2001)

Drama

8.1
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Richie throws himself into the gay scene, but he doesn't find the answers he was hoping for, and explains to Evan that he has to keep silent about his sexuality for the sake of his career. ... See full summary »

Director: Cate Shortland | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 7

37. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Nature or Nurture? (2003)

Drama

8.2
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Gabrielle has a crisis as she defends a male flasher. Richie considers an unexpected job offer.

Director: Shawn Seet | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Sibylla Budd, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

38. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Now or Never (2001)

Drama

8.8
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In the last episode of the season, Richie feels uncomfortable when Brad wants him to experiment sexually with another gay couple. He confides in Simon, who offers him an alternative place ... See full summary »

Director: Declan Eames | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 8

39. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Only the Brave, or the Dumb (2003)

Drama

8.2
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Gabrielle finally realises what she really wants. Evan and Chloe help Kelly run for student council.

Director: Stuart McDonald | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Sibylla Budd, Nina Liu

Votes: 5

40. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Outside the Loop (2003)

Drama

8.0
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Evan declares war on a literary critic. Richie receives a royalty cheque so big he doesn't know how to spend it.

Director: Daina Reid | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Sibylla Budd, Nina Liu

Votes: 6

41. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Piggy-in-the-Middle (2001)

Drama

8.5
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Tensions mount tonight as Richie has to face the consequences of his encounter with Brad. There is no communication between him and Miranda, with her refusing to talk to him, but also ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Hodgman | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

42. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Playing with Fire (2003)

Drama

7.7
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Evan and Alex rekindle their relationship while Gabrielle runs for Federal Parliament.

Director: Roger Hodgman | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Sibylla Budd, Nina Liu

Votes: 6

43. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Rare Birds (2005)

Drama

6.4
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The gang goes Coastal for a weekend in lieu of a hen party for Lucy. The weekend brings Stu and Lucy closer than ever. Rob's indifference to Nikki's attempts at toughing it out make her question the relationship.

Director: Adrian Holmes | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Sullivan Stapleton, Brooke Harman, Ryan Johnson

Votes: 9

44. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Rocks and Chameleons (2005)

Drama

6.1
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Adam is rattled when Nikki lands a job at his work. Kelly faces a tough decision over who should move in.

Director: Ray Quint | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Sullivan Stapleton, Brooke Harman, Michael Dorman

Votes: 11

45. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Rose Coloured Glasses (2002)

Drama

8.3
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Gab struggles with the affair, Kelly helps a couple arrange a nudist wedding but struggles when at a family dinner with Nathan discovers that he never told his parents about them and that ... See full summary »

Director: Daina Reid | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

46. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Secrets and Lies (2001)

Drama

8.2
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A little girl is nearly killed when Eric accidentally gives her a double dose of morphine. He begs Alex to lie for him...will she keep his secret or expose him?? Evan, is interested and ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart McDonald | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

47. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Signs of Life (2002)

Drama

8.2
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Simon meets up with a guy he passes in the street, Dermott, an Irish backpacker and they become a couple. But Simon's happiness is shortlived due to Dermott's short stay in Australia. ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart McDonald | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 6

48. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Spitting the Dummy (2005)

Drama

5.9
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Jeff invites Simon to meet his parents, but what should be a sweet night ends in a fight. Jeff thinks Simon is acting like his father, Simon thinks he is acting like a child. Is this the ... See full summary »

Director: Emma Freeman | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Sullivan Stapleton, Brooke Harman, Ryan Johnson

Votes: 8

49. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: State of Limbo (2001)

Drama

8.0
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In The 2nd part of this special movie length episode, Richie has another homosexual encounter at the beach and as the guy is about to perform, Will enters the toilets and startles Richie. ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Dennis | Stars: Claudia Karvan, Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Abi Tucker

Votes: 7

50. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)
Episode: Stretching the Friendship (2004)

Drama

6.4
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Back at Uni, Kelly is nervous about seeing her psychology lecturer, Frank. But when they do meet up, new truths overshadow old wounds. Adam's position of golden boy at the broking firm is ... See full summary »

Director: Ana Kokkinos | Stars: Deborah Mailman, Samuel Johnson, Brooke Harman, Michael Dorman

Votes: 11


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