Cleaver Greene, a talented but self-destructive barrister who uses unconventional methods and usually defends those beyond redemption. With unyielding optimism he takes on only the most difficult court cases that no one else wants, from suicide bombing to sex offences and thefts to psychotic school girl drama. At the same time the Sydney barrister tries to put his personal life in order, where his addiction to short term highs and women land him into trouble.
- imDb Rating: 8.6 (5,454 Votes)
- Metascore: N/A
Criminal lawyer Cleaver Greene defends the indefensible - from bigamists to cannibals and everything in between. He is champion of the lost cause, both in the court room and in the bedroom.
- Rated: Not Rated
- Released: 13 Jul 2011
- Runtime: 60 min
- Genre: Comedy, Drama
- Director: N/A
- Writer: Peter Duncan, Richard Roxburgh, Charles Waterstreet
- Actors: Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day, Kate Box, Caroline Brazier
- Language: English, Polish, Indonesian, Turkish
- Country: Australia
- Awards: 8 wins & 30 nominations.
- Total Seasons: 5
Greene v The Reckoning
Episode 5x8; Oct 07, 2018
5x8: Greene v The Reckoning
5x7: Greene v Mid-Winter
5x6: Greene v The Unflushables
5x5: Greene v Diaries
5x4: Gold and Greene v Red
5x3: Evans v Greene
5x2: Greene v The United States
5x1: Greene v The World
4x8: Episode 8
Richard Roxburgh as Cleaver Greene
Adrienne Pickering as Missy (Melissa)
Caroline Brazier as Wendy
Danielle Cormack as Scarlet
Russell Dykstra as Barney
Matt Day as (Harry Sorry) David Potter
|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
|1||1||R v Murray||2010-11-04||60||
Barrister Cleaver Greene's life continues to spiral out of control - the latest blow being the beating he's just received from Mick Corella's stand-over man Col for unpaid gambling debts. As usual, Cleaver retreats to the arms of his lover/friend/confidant Missy, a high class call girl who works at a brothel also frequented by Cleaver's friend, Attorney General, Joe Sandilands. While trying to secure a room in chambers and fend off an on-going unpaid tax case against him, Cleaver is presented by best friend and solicitor Barney with a case he can't resist - the defence of Professor Graham Murray, a world renowned economist accused of cannibalism. Meanwhile, Barney's wife Scarlet - who herself has had dalliances with Cleaver - confronts him with the news that she has fallen out of love with her husband. On his next visit to the brothel, Cleaver is devastated to discover that Missy has quit her job and left no contact details, so he turns to his psychologist ex-wife Wendy for solace. Wendy commiserates, but reminds Cleaver of their son Fuzz's unpaid school fees. Fuzz, meanwhile, draws his indulgent father into a conspiracy to cover up his activities with his new girlfriend. After an accidental meeting in the city, Missy sternly rejects Cleaver, tells him that their relationship was strictly professional and she's now studying law. He is heartbroken. Meanwhile, Cleaver and Barney discover that cannibalism is not considered a crime in New South Wales, so Attorney General Sandilands has engineered a charge of murder against Professor Murray. Cleaver sees his chance - Murray might be a cannibal, but he's not a murderer! As the prosecution paints a picture of clever predator, Cleaver uses the professor's wife to elicit sympathy from the jury and to highlight her husband's insanity. Cleaver is surprised and overjoyed when Missy makes an unexpected visit to his flat and admits that she does owe him an explanation...and, she tells him her real name...Melissa.
|2||2||R v Marx||2010-11-11||60||
Cleaver's gambling debts are mounting, but on the upside, and much to the chagrin of tax lawyer David Potter who's been in constant pursuit, Cleaver has managed to get the case against him adjourned once again. But trouble is brewing with Barney and Scarlet's marriage and Cleaver is the meat in the sandwich. After their recent heart to heart, Scarlet turns up at Cleaver's fl at and hints at an affair, hiding when Barney arrives a few minutes later. Meanwhile, Cleaver and Barney take on a case of jury tampering, where Lucy Marx, an attractive 40-year-old - a detail that doesn't go unnoticed by Cleaver - has made headlines by seducing a juror for information after her daughter is found guilty of murder. But Cleaver is left reeling when Missy turns up at a restaurant on the arm of his nemesis David Potter, who later makes headlines himself when he tackles a gunman, gets shot, and becomes a 'hero'. Meanwhile, Cleaver reluctantly agrees to let his son Fuzz use his flat for assignations with his girlfriend, while Fuzz's mum is kept in the dark. Barney, convinced that Lucy Marx is right about her daughter's innocence, sets off to unearth the real murderer, but doesn't quite get the result he was looking for. With a tip-off from his prosecutor wife Scarlet, Barney warns Cleaver that Lucy Marx is using him. As Cleaver tries to manipulate the court case, his relationship with Lucy Marx is revealed, and makes him, yet again, the target of investigation by the Bar Association. As he drowns his sorrows in a local bar, Cleaver looks up to see Scarlet standing outside in the rain looking at him longingly. Can life get any more complicated for Cleaver Greene?
|3||3||R v Dana||2010-11-18||60||
Consumed by remorse after sleeping with his best friend's wife Scarlet (Danielle Cormack), and facing his ninth appearance before the Professional Conduct Committee of the Bar Association, Cleaver's (Richard Roxburgh) day only gets worse when he's confronted with a front-page story declaring his nemesis David Potter (Matt Day) a hero. When a dispirited Barney (Russell Dykstra) arrives at Cleaver's rooms ready to employ a private detective to find out if Scarlet's having an affair, a panicked and guilt-ridden Cleaver tries to reassure him that his marriage is safe. But he finds a welcome distraction in the brief Barney delivers involving a famous chef charged with bigamy. The chef, George Dana (Lech Mackiewicz), has two restaurants - one in the city, and one in the Blue Mountains - and a wife and family to go with both. Meanwhile, David Potter leaves hospital in a blaze of glory and asks Missy (Adrienne Pickering) to move in with him. She promises to stay at least until he's well, still avoiding his questions about her past. However, Cleaver is still dealing with his own woes - begging Scarlet not to leave Barney, and confessing his misdeed to ex-wife Wendy, who is not as understanding as he'd hoped.
|4||4||R v Lorton||2010-11-25||60||
Cleaver takes on a case defending Denny Lorton - known as Pica - a once famous but now homeless artist who is accused of murdering a 15-year-old male prostitute in a city back lane. Still struggling with his Scarlet-related demons, and nervous about working with Barney on the case, Cleaver arrives drunk to an art gallery event, making a spectacle of himself in front of Missy and David. But Missy has her own problems as she continues the charade about her past in her new life with David. When David introduces her to Attorney General Joe Sandilands - a client from her Club Jules days - her heart skips a beat. But Joe keeps schtum. With Joe encouraging David to run for office, Missy finds herself at a parliamentary garden party and out of her depth, and once again turns to Cleaver for support. Meanwhile, the atmosphere between Scarlet and Cleaver is less sexual and more combative, while at home Barney gives Scarlet the cold shoulder. At a school visit to discuss their son's lack of progress, Cleaver and Wendy find one ray of hope when Fuzz's English teacher sings his praises. But they are soon to discover the attractive Fiona is teaching Fuzz much more than English. Meanwhile, Cleaver, believing in his client Lorton's innocence, manages to win the court case by shifting suspicion to the prosecution's key witness Stanley Shrimpton. Soon after however, he is given information about Lorton's past, and shaken to the core, decides to exact his own punishment on Lorton. But his day gets even worse and he loses his temper as Fuzz arrives with Fiona, expecting his father to be his usual indulgent self. Meanwhile at Barney's insistence, Scarlet relents and gives him the name of the man she slept with...except it's a name that implicates his best friend Cleaver.
|5||5||R v Chandler||2010-12-02||60||
The seemingly perfect life of obstetrician Dr. Bruce Chandler (Sam Neill) is turned upside down when his briefcase is stolen, and a very incriminating DVD finds its way to the local police. Meanwhile, Cleaver (Richard Roxburgh) is miserable when Barney (Russell Dykstra) won't talk to him after his lapse of judgement with Scarlet, and he runs once again to ex- wife Wendy (Caroline Brazier) for solace. But the reception is cool - not only from Wendy, who thinks it's his fault that Fuzz (Keegan Joyce) started an affair with his English teacher, Fiona - but from Fuzz himself, who thinks it's Cleaver's fault that the affair is over. So Cleaver finds a distraction at a boxing match where he takes cocaine and recklessly doubles his bet. And once again Mick Corella's standover man Col (Steve Le Marquand) is there to remind him of his growing debt. Cleaver wakes up battered and bloodied to find Scarlet (Danielle Cormack) on the doorstep declaring that she's homeless. Later that day the Chandler case lands on Cleaver's desk. He can't believe his eyes - the man who delivered his son and godchildren, accused of a "three way with the family dog". With Scarlet's presence compounding his guilt, he tries to get her to leave, but then Melissa (Missy) (Adrienne Pickering) turns up, railing at the realities of partner David's (Matt Day) new political life. As Scarlet advises Melissa to stick with him because a good man is hard to find - it slowly dawns on her that Melissa is Cleaver's 'Missy'. When Wendy arrives looking for Fuzz, Cleaver can't quite believe the circumstances that have all his women under his roof at once. Meanwhile Cleaver is using more and more cocaine. Taking advantage of Missy being close by, he enlists her help on the Chandler case and she comes up with a smart strategy that serves them well. But a call from Joe Sandilands (Geoff Morrell) has Missy scurrying back to dependable David, while Cleaver seeks solace in another line of coke.
|6||6||R v Langhorn||2010-12-09||60||
Radio shock jock Eddie Langhorn (Rachel Griffiths) is charged with inciting racial hatred, and turns to old flame Cleaver Greene (Richard Roxburgh) to defend her. Meanwhile, Cleaver needs some defending himself when his tax case goes off the rails and he's placed on remand. Feeling lost without good mate and colleague Barney (Russell Dykstra) by his side, a visit from Missy (Adrienne Pickering), in prison brings him to the realisation that he has hit rock bottom. As he tries recover his position with Missy, she is experiencing the 'joys' of political life with David (Matt Day) as they sit through a session of Ukrainian folk dancing at a local council hall. Cleaver arrives at work to find Eddie Langhorn waiting for him, and knows immediately that he's in for trouble as he's never been able to resist her charms. As they share a caustic but predictably sexually charged lunch, Cleaver discovers he has a willing participant in his revisited coke habit. Cleaver then learns his father has had a stroke, and hoping to repair their relationship, takes Fuzz (Keegan Joyce) to the country to visit his ailing father. It doesn't go well. There is a family fight, Fuzz will not forgive him, and the car he borrowed from ex-wife Wendy is side-swiped. As prosecutor on the Langhorn case, Scarlet (Danielle Cormack) is relishing the thought of seeing Eddie - a woman she dislikes intensely - locked up, but her confidence is shattered when she is surrounded by a gang of hoods in a park. As Scarlet flounders in court, Barney gives her some information that could change the nature of the case, and he also confesses that the woman Scarlet saw at their home was a nanny. While David, enjoying his embryonic political career and ever more intimate relationship with Missy, proposes. Cleaver manages to win the case but is disheartened to learn that Eddie Langhorn has conned him once again. And then Missy arrives to tell him that she and David are getting married. Alone, and flicking though an old photo album, Cleaver ponders whether his fractious relationship with his family is probably all his fault.
|7||7||R v Tanner||2010-12-16||60||
As Barney (Russell Dykstra) starts to rebound from his recent marriage woes, Joe Sandilands (Geoff Morrell) is publicly outed as one of the MPs who patronise brothel Club Jules. Meanwhile, seeking relief for a hang-over, Cleaver (Richard Roxburgh) gets hit over the head during a botched robbery at a local pharmacy. So too does one of the hapless robbers when his accomplice takes a wild swing at a CCTV camera and misses, badly injuring his mate. Feeling sorry for himself Cleaver calls Barney to the hospital, hoping Barney will see his injuries as punishment for his betrayal. But Barney sees this as just as another of Cleaver's manipulations To add insult to injury, a small piece about the attack on Cleaver in the newspaper is overshadowed by a story of an assault on a woman in Glebe. So Cleaver is delighted when he's presented with handling the defence of the woman's assailant, Travis Tanner - a case which came to him via Missy (Adrienne Pickering) , who says she saw the accused elsewhere at the time of the assault. When the injured robber dies, his mate is charged with manslaughter, and Cleaver is asked to defend him. Meanwhile, Joe Sandilands, having lost everything - including his wife and children, looks to Missy for solace but realises it's Cleaver who has her heart. Barney and Scarlet (Danielle Cormack) visit a marriage counsellor, where Barney makes it clear that their marriage is over - leaving Scarlet reeling. When Joe commits suicide, everyone is devastated: after the funeral Barney uncharacteristically visits a pole-dancing club; a maudlin Cleaver, yearning for the good old days, kisses ex-wife Wendy (Caroline Brazier); and Missy, the last to see Joe alive, turns to Cleaver, only later having to confront an angry David (Matt Day) who wants to know why she's always going missing. A family dinner for Fuzz's (Keegan Joyce) birthday turns ugly when Fiona tells Fuzz she's leaving him for a younger boy. Meanwhile Missy arrives at the Tanner trial to give evidence for the defence, but is instead confronted with something from her past that could change her relationship with Cleaver forever.
|8||8||R v Corella||2010-12-23||60||
At one of their regular swingers' parties, Mick Corella's (Richard Carter) wife Kirsty (Robyn Malcolm) runs into an old school friend Nigel (Paul Gleeson), and they exchange numbers. When police dig up Nigel's body in a car park Mick becomes their chief suspect. Meanwhile Cleaver (Richard Roxburgh) enlists Fuzz (Keegan Joyce) and Nicole (Kate Box) to help him forge receipts for his tax case. When Wendy (Caroline Brazier) arrives to collect Fuzz, Cleaver suggests that raising a second mortgage on 'their' house would solve his back taxes problem, and a furious Wendy reminds him that the house is 'hers'. Meanwhile, David (Matt Day) wins his seat in parliament, but the government is ousted, so he has given up a promising career to waste his life on the back benches. As Missy (Adrienne Pickering) commiserates, her disappointment for him and the weight of her guilt over the lies about her past get the better of her, and she blurts out the truth about who she is. As David slowly digests her news, it dawns on him that not only was Joe Sandilands (Geoff Morrell) one of her clients, but so was Cleaver Greene! So as his tax case against Cleaver resumes, David is openly hostile and determined to put him away.
|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
|1||9||R v Mohammed||2012-09-06||60||
A man walks through Hyde Park and without warning explodes.
|2||10||R v Fenton||2012-09-13||60||
Cleaver's (Richard Roxburgh) affair with the Premier proves to be costly when her husband, Attorney-General Cal McGregor (Damien Garvey) begins a campaign of harassment against him. And not only is David Potter (Matt Day) suing him for defamation, but, after the clown punch-up at seven-year-old Max's birthday party, he's lost Barney (Russell Dykstra) as a friend and colleague as well.
|3||11||R v Wooldridge & Anor||2012-09-20||60||
Missy's (Adrienne Pickering) book about her life as a prostitute has caused a sensation, and she's engaged to the infamous founder of an on-line leaks site, Joshua Floyd (Martin Henderson). Meanwhile, Cleaver (Richard Roxburgh) sleeps with the niece of an ex-girlfriend, who has a budding film career and loves Alfred Hitchcock movies. When he discovers she's not yet 16, he's horrified but it's too late. She's been charged with accidentally killing a fellow actor while filming a scene, and blackmails Cleaver into defending her. Cleaver's debt to the Corellas has prison-widow Kirsty (Robyn Malcolm) making amorous plans for his repayments schedule, while he's fighting David Potter (Matt Day) over the defamation case. Scarlet (Danielle Cormack) applies for a job with Attorney- General Cal McGregor (Damien Garvey), and her disdain for Cleaver gets her the job. Meanwhile, Cleaver's woes escalate when Fuzz (Keegan Joyce) reveals that he's been having an affair with Wendy's flirty neighbour Sally (Katrina Hobbs). An Alfred Hitchcock thriller on late night TV opens Cleaver's eyes to the fact that his 16-year-old client may well be a blossoming psychopath. Just when he thinks things could not be more complicated, Missy walks back into his life.
|4||12||R v Floyd||2012-09-27||60||
Missy (Adrienne Pickering) and Joshua Floyd (Martin Henderson) are Australia's most newsworthy couple: the bestselling author of a controversial memoir, and the founder of an on-line leaks site currently facing treason charges. A bitter Cleaver (Richard Roxburgh), having been ditched by Barney (Russell Dykstra), represents a 'mammophile' peeping tom for the incompetent solicitor Lincoln Lincoln (Rhys Muldoon). Wendy (Caroline Brazier) needs his help with Fuzz (Keegan Joyce), in anguish after Sally's abortion, but Cleaver is under pressure to meet the emotional and physical needs of his sugar mummy, Kirsty (Robyn Malcolm) and is being cleverly outplayed by Harry-Sorry-David (Matt Day) in his defamation case. His only joy comes from setting Kirsty and Col (Steve le Marquand) loose on a Joshua Floyd soiree where Joshua shocks Cleaver and the Sydney bar by inviting Cleaver to represent him in the case of the decade. Cleaver has a lucrative brief, his own chambers and is in America Today as 'leading human rights lawyer, Cleaver Greene'. Are things about to go right?
|5||13||R v Turner||2012-10-04||60||
Missy (Adrienne Pickering) is on trial for murdering her fiancé. The only way Cleaver (Richard Roxburgh) can save her is to expose the conspiracy by the security apparatus Joshua (Martin Henderson) humiliated. Assisted by a mysterious smoking man, he follows the money trail to ASIO, the CIA, and towards information that may bring down the international banking system and several governments. Kirsty (Robyn Malcolm) is furious that Cleaver is spending so much time with Missy, but when Col (Steve le Marquand) threatens to express that disapproval in the usual manner, Cleaver recognises that Col has a secret. Delirious after a mosquito-induced broken arm, Barney (Russell Dykstra) confesses to Scarlet (Danielle Cormack) that he has met someone else. Hurt and confused, Scarlet allows an innocent lunch with Harry-Sorry-David (Matt Day) to progress down a primrose path that, with some help from Cal McGregor (Damien Garvey), will lead to perdition. Can Cleaver maintain professional standards long enough to have Missy acquitted? Will ASIO and the CIA allow him to win?
|6||14||R v Alford||2012-10-11||60||
A piercing scream splits the dawn silence of a leafy, suburban arcadia and Cleaver (Richard Roxburgh) and Barney (Russell Dykstra) are soon defending an IT lecturer accused of severing his neighbour's penis with garden shears after an escalating dispute over a child's birthday party. The conservative judge is determined that this trial will not be allowed to lower the tone of his courtroom. Barney and Nicole (Kate Box) are failing to end their affair, despite Nicole's approaching wedding. Wendy (Caroline Brazier) is falling for Roger (Martin Sacks), the husband of Fuzz's (Keegan Joyce) ex-girlfriend, while Fuzz has an age-appropriate girlfriend with a surprise of her own. Scarlet (Danielle Cormack) and David (Matt Day) are firmly on Cal McGregor's (Damien Garvey) hook, but David's colleagues push him to sacrifice Scarlet to save himself. Can Scarlet bring herself to ask for help from the only lawyer devious and unethical enough to get her out from under it?
|7||15||Greene v Hole||2012-10-18||60||
Scarlet (Danielle Cormack) and David's (Matt Day) affair is front page news, and Scarlet faces the disapproval of the private school mothers. Barney (Russell Dykstra) and Nicole (Kate Box) agree to be 'just friends' but their definitions of friendship differ somewhat. Cleaver (Richard Roxburgh) and Missy (Adrienne Pickering) set out to attend his father's funeral, but end up at the service for a retired travel agent. Keith Nankervis's funeral convinces Missy that life's meaning is to be found in marriage and children. However Cleaver is seeking redemption elsewhere. He attempts to recover his father's estate from swindler Lane Hole (Phil Lloyd), using the talents of tabloid TV reporter Polly Nesbitt (Maeve Dermody) – promiscuous, unethical and a chaotic force of nature. Has Cleaver met the female version of himself? And what dark paths will he be prepared to go down to get revenge?
Cleaver (Richard Roxburgh) is in prison, charged with the manslaughter of Lane Hole's (Phil Lloyd) sweet, elderly neighbour. He is bailed out by Missy (Adrienne Pickering), flush with funds since optioning the rights to her story to Hollywood. Polly Nesbitt (Maeve Dermody) moves on him, but has her own agenda. Kirsty (Robyn Malcolm) will allow Cleaver to retain his extremities, if she and Col (Steve le Marquand) are not implicated in his trial and he pays every last cent he owes, now. Barney (Russell Dykstra) warns Cleaver that he will go down for manslaughter but advises he is likely to beat a murder charge. Cleaver goads Cal McGregor (Damien Garvey) into having the charge upgraded, but Cal didn't get to be Attorney-General without a few devious tricks of his own. Cleaver will need the help of all his friends and several enemies if he is to escape a hefty stretch behind bars.
|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
Cleaver Greene languishes in prison surrounded by enemies and friends. Many former colleagues from Macquarie St and the bench are also inside, courtesy of corruption scandals.
Cleaver outsmarts the appeals judges, but life outside is not good. He is a legal pariah, jobless, homeless and phoneless, and while he has been inside, his world has been sliding towards chaos.
At Malcolm's funeral Cleaver meets Mal's sister Felicity, a honey blonde with an acid wit; and baulks at being Scarlet's junior in the case of a gambling-addicted client.
A murder brings Felicity back into Cleaver's life. He knows he needs Barney, despite everything that's happening in Barney's life; and he can't say goodbye to Wendy or Missy.
Cleaver is retained for a low rent tawdry sex offence, but the Royal Commissions that have decimated David's front bench mean that even barrel-bottom Cleaver Greene is getting lots of briefs
Roger bans Cleaver from Wendy's, and Fuzz has returned with a Congolese wife, a Cleaveresque attitude, and (according to the AFP) a suitcase full of stolen blood diamonds
Siege veteran Cleaver leads Wendy, Fuzz and Prue out of Roger's hostage crisis, but is accidentally shot in the buttock.
Something is seriously awry in Cleaver's world. His practice is booming, Barney is thriving and he is falling in love with Felicity. But does fate have some nasty surprises in store?
|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
Cleaver's descent to earth lands him straight into the clutches of a one-time mentor and now powerful criminal on the run, Edgar Thompson. Meanwhile Barney is adrift above the Pacific.
Cleaver's been hiding out in the country posing as a writer, but his cover's blown when Barney appears on Australian Story, complete with images of his best friend. It isn't long before Thompson's goons arrive on the scene.
Wendy reluctantly takes Cleaver in when he's evicted, while Barney is reeling from the costs of his rescue. David and Scarlet's romance is slowly being scuttled by her children; and Missy is desperate for drugs.
Thompson has Cleaver in the frame for drug trafficking, but Wendy comes to the rescue. David is desperate to save his relationship with Scarlet, and Nicole is scrolling through her ex-husband posts.
Barney & Cleaver are back on speaking terms and share a case; Cleaver rescues Missy who's been enjoying a cocaine-hazed few days with Cal McGregor, and appeals to Wendy's better nature to take her in.
Cleaver defends David but Barney sees it as a betrayal; Fuzz gets Missy drugs and then she seduces him. Wendy has a date with an old flame; and a free David announces he's standing for the Senate.
After David's acquittal Cleaver and Nicole worry about Barney, but then Cleaver gets himself disbarred and Wendy kicks him out. But Jack is determined to get him out of Wendy's life forever.
Cleaver considers a career change but David throws a spanner in the works. Cleaver's determined to win Wendy back, but Jack is scheming to get rid of him for good. Will it work? Fuzz has some surprising news.
|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
|1||33||Greene v The World||2018-08-19||60||
One year on from taking up residency in Canberra as a Senator in Federal Parliament, Cleaver (Richard Roxburgh) has old foes and new: Cleaver has a new nemesis in the formidable and right wing Senator Penny Evans (Jane Turner) and a new comrade in his COMCAR driver Jakub (Jacek Koman).
Nicole Vargas (Kate Box) is now Cleaver's Chief of Staff, and Jack (Tasma Walton) lurks in the Parliamentary shadows, ready to make or break careers. David Potter (Matt Day) has made the transition to a Senator for the Greens and Cal's arch rival and half-brother Joe (Mark Mitchinson) is the Leader of the Government in the Senate who, with Minister for Homeland Security Gareth Morrow (William McInnes), runs the government with an iron fist - or so he thinks.
Wendy (Caroline Brazier) is encouraged to set up her practice in the Capital, whilst Missy (Adrienne Pickering) somehow becomes Cleaver's Press Secretary and, with Fuzz (Keegan Joyce) missing in action in Silicon Valley, she (and their daughter Winsome) move in with Cleaver. Cal (Damien Garvey) is fighting his own battles both at home with Jane (Sonia Todd), and at work with the appointment of Caitlin Farquhar (Sara Wiseman) as co-host of his show, until opportunity knocks and he is given both a seat and a ministerial portfolio, with the promise of something more.
With a suspected terrorist gas attack on New Parliament House, an unfortunate incident during a visit by US Defence Secretary Linus Potemkin (Anthony LaPaglia), calling for a banking boycott whilst dressed as a zebra, an assassination attempt, a defamation case, the fight to maintain an Aussie ice cream icon, and the ever-rotating Prime Ministers and BuzzStay guests – none of Cleaver's ensuing chaos has abated … but will he step up to help Australia keep calm and carry on – in this the final season of Rake?
|2||34||Greene v The United States||2018-08-26||60||
Incriminating multimedia and a missing US Defence Secretary puts Cleaver firmly in the sights of the Secret Service as it comes to light that the suspected terrorist attack may have been caused by something much more benign.
|3||35||Evans v Greene||2018-09-02||60||
After mislaying his suit at a fancy-dress party Cleaver is not only forced to do the walk of shame, but to speak to the house.... dressed as a zebra; and he becomes the prime suspect in an assassination attempt.
|4||36||Gold and Greene v Red||2018-09-09||60|
|5||37||Greene v Diaries||2018-09-16||60|
|6||38||Greene v The Unflushables||2018-09-23||60|
|7||39||Greene v Mid-Winter||2018-09-30||60|
|8||40||Greene v The Reckoning||2018-10-07||60|
|Richard Roxburgh||as Cleaver Greene|
|Adrienne Pickering||as Missy (Melissa)|
|Caroline Brazier||as Wendy|
|Danielle Cormack||as Scarlet|
|Russell Dykstra||as Barney|
|Matt Day||as (Harry Sorry) David Potter|
|Kate Box||as Nicole Vargas|
|Robyn Malcolm||as Kirsty Corella|