The Beachcombers Season 14

Season 14

The Beachcombers Season 14

First Air Date: September 29, 1985

First Aired on    :   1985
Episodes    :   21 episodes



Episodes

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14x21 Opera Barge (March 16, 1986)


A travelling opera company abandons its impressario and his young daughter aboard a gigantic opera barge. Rescued by Nick and Jesse, the discouraged manager is caught between the schemes of Relic to destroy the barge and claim the insrance, and Nick's plans to reschedle the concert tour along the Sunshine Coast. Guests: Walter Kaasa as Arthur Slocum and Christianne Hirt as Amanda Slocum


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14x20 Loud and Proud (March 09, 1986)


With Nick's help, Pat O'Gorman builds a homemade raceboat, the "Loud and Proud". In an effort to impress a pretty girl he finds himself in a high stakes race against Relic and his Jetboat. And Relic gives no quarter. Guests: William Samples as Art


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14x19 Fireman's Ball (March 02, 1986)


While Laurel, Sara and Tommy are left on their own to enter a float in the parade, Constable John's "Hosers" take on the local volunteer fire department in a knock-down, drag-out water soccer match during Gibson's exciting Sea Cavalcade celebrations. The contest turns into a high stakes grudge match when Relic shows up as a substitute for one of the fireman. Guests: Bill Croft as Fire Captain; Christopher Gaze as Sid.


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14x18 One Man's Dreams (February 16, 1986)


A retired Saskatchewan farmer finds an old diary from the Klondike which speaks of sunken treasure off Gibsons, so he packs up his pick-up with antique diving gear and heads off to recover the gold, despite his wife's protests. With Relic and Pat's help he heads off into water deeper than he's ever seen, and sinks deeper than he expects. The spirits of the long dead prospectors almost grapple him to a watery grave, but with Nick's help, he is rescued. The treasure finally brought to the surface is not what was expected. Guests: Barney O'Sullivan and Betty Phillips


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14x17 A Boy and His Dog (February 09, 1986)


When Tommy's best friend moves away, he finds a good natured substitute in the form of a stray dog named Harry. But the boy's joy is short lived when a combination of events involving Jesse, Constable John, Nick and Relic result in the necessity for the distraught Tommy to turn Harry over to the SPCA. Guests: Sheelah Megill, Penny Fuller and Aristotle


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14x16 Blue Plate Special (February 02, 1986)


Relic winds up managing Molly's Reach as the locals try to prevent the sale and bulldozing of their favourite hangout. Little does Nick and Jesse realize that Relic has ulterior motives. After all, with Constable John in the kitchen, what can go wrong?


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14x15 Better Late Than Never (Part 2 of 2) (January 26, 1986)


Sal is envious when Molly's romantic novel, written as a hobby project, becomes a best seller. Nick, Jesse and Larel have to fill in at the Reach while Molly attends to her new career. A big surprise awaits. Peter Jeffries, a wealthy former suitor, reads the book and comes courting aboard his private yacht. He proceeds to pressure Molly into marriage. Life in Gibsons will never be the same again if Molly says "I do". Guests: Brian Downey as Milo; Wally Marsh as Peter; Marlane O'Brien as Pearl; Otto Lowy


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14x14 Better Late Than Never (Part 1 of 2) (January 19, 1986)


Sal is envious when Molly's romantic novel, written as a hobby project, becomes a best seller. Nick, Jesse and Larel have to fill in at the Reach while Molly attends to her new career. A big surprise awaits. Peter Jeffries, a wealthy former suitor, reads the book and comes courting aboard his private yacht. He proceeds to pressure Molly into marriage. Life in Gibsons will never be the same again if Molly says "I do". Guests: Brian Downey as Milo; Wally Marsh as Peter; Marlane O'Brien as Pearl; Otto Lowy


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14x13 Mystery Tour (January 18, 1986)


Relic has a new money-making scheme which involves offering local tours to visitors. When a marginally royal couple appear and express an interest, Relic borrows a small ferry and coerces Sal and Ceece into assisting him. The ferry runs aground and the troupe becomes stranded on an Island, to the delight of the regal English couple. Relic is not delighted and is desperate to escape, but is surprised by the explosive conclusion to this adventure. Guests: Kareen Zebroff as Lady Pamela; Dermot Hennelly as Lord Roger


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14x12 A Fine Line (January 12, 1986)


An Indian activist lawyer who successflly sued the Alberta government for a parcel of Indian land, is hired by the Sechelt Band to do them a similar service. Forty-seven percent of the beautiful waterfront property between Langdale and Gibsons is Indian land and the lease is up. Jesse is caught in a moral dilemma. He has friends who live along the waterfront who are going to be evicted. Worse, Molly's Reach is on lease land. Pressured by people he loves and by responsibility to his band, the righting of this wrong is a painful and confusing experience for him. Guests: Margo Kane, Kelvin Bonneau, Buffalo Child, and Dwight McFee


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14x11 A Slice of Red Herring (January 05, 1986)


What happens when a policeman with a passion for the board game "Clue" finds himself in the middle of a mystery with enough clues and suspects for a dozen games? John solves the mystery of Captain Chutney's disappearance, but not before he chases a few red herrings and finds himself in something of a pickle.


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14x10 Fool's Errand (December 15, 1985)


A woman arrives in Gibsons looking for a boat and operator to hire. She chooses the Persephone and Nick Adonidas, who is reluctant but then agrees when she tells him she is searching for her husband who is missing among the coastal islands. The expedition is complicated by Nick's falling in love, then discovering the woman deceived and tricked him. The Persephone is rammed by a mysterious vessel in the dark and Nick finds himself in the middle of a struggle over logging rights. Guests: Anna Hagen


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14x09 End Of The World (Part 2 of 2) (December 08, 1985)


Nick, Constable John and Jesse see a spaceship land and decide to investigate it. Jesse decided discretion is the batter part of valour but Nick and John continue to get involved. Their curiosity leads them to an experience they will never forget and that no one else will believe.


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14x08 End Of The World (Part 1 of 2) (December 01, 1985)


Nick, Constable John and Jesse see a spaceship land and decide to investigate it. Jesse decided discretion is the batter part of valour but Nick and John continue to get involved. Their curiosity leads them to an experience they will never forget and that no one else will believe.


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14x07 Mountain of Fear (November 24, 1985)


Nick and Pat O'Gorman test themselves against the perils of Crown Mountain. What starts out as a carefree outing to pick up a school credit for Pat, turns into a life threatening experience. Pat is trying to prove that he is a man, and Nick is trying to prove that he can repeat the conquests of his youth.


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14x06 Halibut Stu (November 10, 1985)


Valdy plays an eccentric inventor/musician named Halibut Stu who is on a mission to foil the Russian whaling fleet. Stu is pursed, however, by two unco-ordinated men in dark suits who have other plans for him. Nick and John wind up running interference for their old friend while Relic, as usual, has devised a way to make a profit on the situation. A warm comedy-adventure spiced with some vintage Valdy. Guests: Bob Metcalfe as Short Suit; Ryan Stiles as Tall Suit; Valdy as Halibut Stu


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14x05 Mirror, Mirror (November 03, 1985)


When Reggie Gatwick shows up in Gibsons, Relic proves to be twice the trouble he usually is. Reggie is Relic's identical look-alike. When the two meet and trade places, they cause pandemonium in each other's environment. Picture Relic at a posh executive cocktail party.... Guests: Michael Bianchin


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14x04 Save the Persephone (October 20, 1985)


When an insistent bank official arrives to seize the Persephone because of an outstanding loan payment, a desperate Nick, accompanied by Pat O'Gorman takes off in the boat to buy some time. Relic and the banker take up the chase, aided by a relctant Con. John, with the dangeros game of hide and seek through the narrow channels leading to a firey explosion which threatens disaster for all concerned. Guests: Lorne Kennedy as Morton Stanley; Ed Mitchell as Charlie


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14x03 Mussel Man (October 13, 1985)


Nick concocts a "sting" to help a young couple get even with Relic for a swindle which has left them holding the deed to a decrepid mussel ranch. Nick's pal, the famous restauranteur Umberto Menghi joins the team to make Relic forget unloading such a valuable piece of property. Guests: Umberto Menghi, Crystal Fralick-LeBlanc and Todd Duckworth


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14x02 For Better Or For Worse (October 06, 1985)


An argument over Laurel's auto mechanics course gets out of hand and Jesse moves back into the Reach with Nick. Using the expert advice of Pamela Pears, a visiting author who writes about marriage problems, Nick tries to get his two friends back together. However, a stolen houseboat and fire complicate matters. Guests: Suzanna Hunt as Pamela


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14x01 Anatomy of an Accident (September 29, 1985)


Jesse in a body cast? Laurel wearing a whiplash collar? Relic on crutches? Nick leads them all into court to get to the bottom of a bizarre series of events and chain reactions that lead to some thirty-nine separate lawsuits. The question is .... who was at fault? Guests: Stephen E. Miller, Garwin Sanford, Alex Bruhanski, Joseph Gallagher, and Zinta Williams




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