The Family Law

July 2017

July 20, 2017

4.0 21 x
After Danny is hospitalised – buckling under the overwhelming pressures of running a business by himself, providing for his family and starting a new relationship – Jenny and Benjamin make discoveries that ensure the Family Law will never be the same again.

July 13, 2017

4.0 18 x
After the family car breaks down, Jenny is forced to confront her lack of financial independence and Benjamin and Melissa come to blows about his commitment to the school play.

July 6, 2017

3.0 20 x
After Candy and Wayne ask Benjamin to be their 'man of honour', he tasks himself with the job of delivering a perfect wedding. An unexpected gift from Wayne’s parents, a property in Mt Isa, sets off a showdown between Candy and Jenny that could jeopardise everything. Wedding included.
June 2017

Season 2 Episode 3

4.0 26 x
After Benjamin discovers Danny in the arms of a new woman, he goes out of his way to help an oblivious Jenny find a new man, which compromises his own ability to perform at rehearsals for the school play.

Season 2 Episode 1

4.0 19 x
New years mark new beginnings, but new beginnings aren’t always pain free – as a newly brace-faced Benjamin is discovering. Post-divorce, Danny seems to be a huge success after opening his new Chinese grocery store. And although she is happy for Danny, Jenny – feeling wistful – begins to over-invest in Benjamin’s personal campaign to destroy Klaus and become middle school captain. (And Benjamin needs the help, given Melissa’s still giving him the cold shoulder, effectively abandoning him.) But ...

Season 2 Episode 2

3.0 22 x
Jenny reveals she’s changed back to her maiden name by deed poll without consulting the family, leaving Danny appalled: their kids share that name. However, it turns out this is only the first step in Jenny’s self-help quest to discover her true self and identity. As it becomes clear the children don’t take her journey seriously, it dawns on Jenny that no one takes her seriously, period. Meanwhile, Benjamin is facing his own identity crisis as he auditions for the lead in the school play, with ...

S1 Ep6

Expired 3.0 18 x
Jenny and Danny's twentieth wedding anniversary looms before them, and in an unfortunate bit of timing, Candy and Wayne have also started their own wedding arrangements via a perky Save the Date video - much to Jenny and Danny’s shared displeasure. Meanwhile, Benjamin - who sees Candy and Wayne’s nuptials are making Jenny question her marriage to Danny - instigates a performance that will cheer Jenny up.

S1 Ep5

3.0 12 x
After Andrew moves out with Danny, a heartbroken and catatonic Jenny finds herself caught in the throes of a deep depression. As her illness becomes more severe, Benjamin tries to cheer his mother up by inviting her best - and possibly only - friend from Malaysia, the mysterious Aunty Rose. But when Rose reveals her true colours as a judgmental control freak, Benjamin has to summon his siblings to save Jenny.

S1 Ep4

Expired 3.0 29 x
Andrew’s 18th birthday is coming up, and Jenny - with Benjamin’s help - is determined to throw him the perfect party. Only problem is, Andrew really doesn’t want Jenny and Benjamin meddling. Meanwhile, Benjamin - demoralised by his lack of auditions - is heartened by getting a promotional job through Beryl Streep… involving handing out sausage samples at the local shopping centre. Upon arrival, he is horrified to discover Klaus Thomson doing the same job, having recently been signed onto Beryl’...

S1 Ep3

3.0 14 x
After Benjamin takes the initiative and forces the family into group therapy, their no-nonsense counsellor Sandra suggests Danny takes the children off Jenny on weekends. That way, Jenny can see Danny being engaged with parenthood for once, and Jenny can get much-needed time to herself. Meanwhile, Benjamin is distressed to discover Melissa has scored a role on TV before him. Beryl reveals Melissa has a 'special trick' – the ability to cry convincingly on cue.