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800 Words

800 Words

Season 1, Episode 1

Erik Thomson plays George, a man who once skated through life but is now stumbling. When his wife dies, he makes a rash decision to move his kids away from Sydney to the town of Weld, New Zealand where Turner spent his youth.
  • program length: 44 minutes
  • episode #101

Monday, September 16 at 7:00 pm on 12.1


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  • Tuesday, September 17 at 12:00 am on 12.1

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In the Australian comedy-drama 800 WORDS, recently widowed Sydney newspaper columnist George Turner (Erik Thompson) sets out to make a fresh start with his teenage children by moving to the tiny New Zealand town where he vacationed as a child. When the transition proves to be more difficult than he anticipated, George and his grieving family find themselves facing an uncertain future.