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Rush: Season 2, Episode 4

When a family court judge is taken hostage by a disgruntled father, with a vendetta against the judge, TR tries desperately for a peaceful resolution. As the situation escalates, Shannon is in a race to negotiate with him before Josh is forced to shoot.

After a little girl is found abandoned and wandering along train tracks, TR find out her father has just murdered someone. Lawson's attempts to find the man are hampered by journalist Jacinta Burns.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x4
Airdate: Thursday August 06th, 2009

Special Guest Stars
Asher KeddieAsher Keddie
As Jacinta Burns

Guest Stars
Fiona CorkeFiona Corke
As Kate Hawker
Ian BlissIan Bliss
As Ollie Godard
Tom ColtraineTom Coltraine
As Ranger
Main Cast
Rodger CorserRodger Corser
As Lawson Blake
Callan MulveyCallan Mulvey
As Brendan "Josh" Joshua
Nicole Da SilvaNicole Da Silva
As Stella Dagostino
Samuel Johnson (1)Samuel Johnson (1)
As Leon Broznic
Catherine McClementsCatherine McClements
As Kerry Vincent
Jolene AndersonJolene Anderson
As Shannon Henry
Ashley ZukermanAshley Zukerman
As Michael Sandrelli
Josef BerJosef Ber
As Dominic Wales


A little girl is seen wandering train tracks. Lawson, Stella and Michael race to find her before anything happens to her. When Lawson spots the girl, a train is coming towards her, so he runs and grabs her just in time. They take her to the TR base, where Kerry is waiting. Lawson tells her that she hasn't spoken at all. Kerry talks to the girl who they named Princess, but again, gets no response. They will have to wait for the Department of Human Services. At the computers, Leon shows Lawson and Kerry CCTV footage of the little girl being abandoned at a train station by an unknown male...

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Episode Notes
Ratings: 1.228 million viewers (4th for the night).

The 'Princess' storyline in this episode was based on the real life story of a New Zealand man who had killed his wife and left his daughter, who was nicknamed Pumpkin by the media, at a train station in 2007.

Episode Quotes
Dom: Sandrine's idea of multi-tasking is doing the housework whilst nailed to a cross.

Kerry: Being the senior, I need you to do the media briefing.
Lawson: Oh wait hang on. Can't they just wait?
Kerry: Oh see it as character building. Preparation for a brilliant career.
Lawson: Yeah funny.

Josh: What?
Shannon: You smell like garlic sauce.

Jacinta: Nice presser by the way.
Lawson: Yeah, it really wasn't.
Jacinta: Oh I enjoyed it.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorChristopher Lee (2)  |  John Edwards (3)
ProducerJohn Edwards (3)  |  Mimi Butler
Co-ProducerRoss Allsop
Production DesignerSally Shepherd
EditorPeter Carrodus
MusicStephen Rae
Costume DesignerMichael Chisholm
Location ManagerPia Emery
OtherAdam Todd (Script Producer)  |  Andrew Marshall (2) (Unit Vehicles)
Director of PhotographyBruce Young (2)
Story EditorSamantha Winston
Post ProductionSteve Witherow
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