Chopper Squad (AU)
Chopper Squad, an action adventure series centred around a helicopter surf rescue team stationed on the piers of Sydney's northern beaches. The team has to deal with accidents on water and on land especially with the regular bush fires around the city. Many think this is the fore-runner of Baywatch (see link below) due to its high accent on scantily clad ladies on the beaches.
Last Episode02x13 The Big Trip Aired: Feb. 18, 1979
-Jebbie and Barry take the helicopter to Canberra for a demonstration. While there Jebbie meets a former girlfriend and they become involved …
Series Fun Facts
- The role of Georgie Batie changed between the pilot and the main series. Initially she was a nurse, and played by Rebecca Gilling. Later Jeanie Drynan played her as a doctor.
- Differs from the series with some cast changes: Georgia Batie is a nurse; Rodney Coombs is played by a different actor. Also the characters of Phil and Tim have different surnames.