Bondi Rescue, Season 6
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Join Bondi Rescue, the original beach rescue series for it's record sixth season in 2011! Over the last five summers, Australian Television audiences were introduced to the dramatic world of the Bondi lifeguards, the real life heroes who patrol one of the world's busiest beaches. In Bondi Rescue the audience sees the action through the eyes of real characters and lifeguards like Reidy, Maxy, Whippet, Deano and Hoppo who deal with anything from shark scares to mass rescues, resuscitations, lost children, thieves and perverts. Their larrikin humour teamed with their ability to save lives has charmed beachgoers and viewers alike. Head Lifeguard Bruce Hopkins expects his team to give everything they've got. But with a maximum of eight lifeguards on duty at any one time, watching over more than 40,000 beach goers on a summer s day, the question is sure to arise, "will that be enough?" Performing around 2,500 rescues each season, with crowds exceeding 2.5 million people per year, these lifeguards certainly have their work cut out for them. Bondi Rescue has attracted huge international interest and has been distributed worldwide including the UK, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Denmark and New Zealand. Helmet cams, new lightweight board mounted cameras, underwater photography and water proof sound equipment makes sure audiences get all the action of the dramatic rescues including close-up coverage in the surf. Viewers are so close to the action and are entrenched in the importance of every second - the panic, breathlessness and interaction between the lifeguard and the victim. There is no doubt about it, Bondi Rescue celebrates the unsung heroes of Australia's best asset- the beach.
|1||VideoEpisode 1||It's summer in Bondi and the visitors are flocking to the beach to enjoy the sunshine and picturesque views. But not everyone has the same idea of what constitutes a good day at the beach. The police dog squad are called to keep an aggressive crowd at bay and end up taking a man into custody only for him to be assaulted by another man shortly after. At the south end eight year old Bob has his own problems. Coming alone to the beach for a swim he can't find his phone and other belongings. Lifeguards step in to quell the tears, search for his things and contact his mum. In the water seven- year old Josh has been swept out of the flags. Matt D Can't manage to get him on the Jet ski, and as the boy starts sinking Brad must try to reach him on the rescue board. Meanwhile Hoppo decides to take some of his team to train at the international capital of big wave - Hawaii.||22:02||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoEpisode 2||Max has been a trainee lifeguard now for 3 years, problem is traineeships are only meant to go for 2 years. It's now up to head lifeguard Hoppo to decide if Max will finally earn his stripes. Or whether rival trainee Jake will get the nod. Jake gets the chance to show his stuff when he is left to man the life tower alone. Senior lifeguards set off to attend to a body identified at the base of the cliffs behind Bondi Golf Course. Not knowing whether the person is dead or alive Beardy must dive into the surf and scale the rocks. Later, Max gets called to a job of a different kind, a 6 foot shark earlier trapped in the nets is floating dead amongst swimmers at North Bondi, so he and Troy must bring it back to shore. They soon discover the task is not going to be as easy as once thought.||21:45||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoEpisode 3||On the same day a real rescue tests lifeguards when an Indian family get into trouble, one after another each going to the aid of another. Quickly the father and son find themselves in great danger and an urgent job for lifeguards.||22:02||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoEpisode 4||Twenty six year old Ryan Kim is clinically dead. His life cannot be restored unless lifeguards 'bring him back'.||22:18||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoEpisode 5||On a busy Saturday blue bottles swarm into Bondi, with heavy consequences for swimmers. The first victim, 28 year old Rueben has had a stinger wrap around his face whilst swimming the bay. Upon making it back to shore he collapses, calling out for a doctor. Lifeguards are nervous his extreme pain may be due to an allergic reaction and an ambulance is called.||22:09||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoEpisode 6||Lifeguards Kerrbox, Whippet, and Dunstan head to Hawaii for some big wave training with the famous Hawaiian Water Patrol. Back in Bondi, a panicked man holds his wife underwater as he scrambles for air. Later in the day, things turn from critical to comical when trainee Jake must rescue a drunk American in massive surf. On the beach, 26 year old drunken Trevor declares Jake his saviour, and then fails to put his t-shirt on properly.||22:02||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoEpisode 7||Christmas comes to Bondi and German beginner surfer, dressed as Santa, badly slices his head open. A 45 year old Canadian man is the next tourist to go down, when he is brought to lifeguards complaining of neck pain. Treated as a suspected spinal, things take an unexpected turn for the worse when the man's wife begins verbally abusing him for ruining the family holiday.||22:42||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoEpisode 8||It's New Year's Day at Bondi, and the lifeguards are attending to the human debris hanging over from the night before. Amidst the drunk and drug-affected is an opportunistic thief. Once apprehended by the lifeguards, the man's tall tale make it hard to sort fact from fiction.||22:13||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoEpisode 9||The lifeguards get a brutal reminder of the ocean's power when one of their own, Kobi Graham, breaks his neck in a tragic surfing accident south of Sydney. He is rescued by jetsky and airlifted to Royal North Shore Spinal Unit. As Kobi begins his rehabilitation, the lifeguards continue duties at Bondi, one man down. They're in training for the annual Iron Man Challenge - a gruelling run from Bondi to Tamarama Beach, a swim to Bronte Beach, and then a board paddle back to Bondi.||22:03||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoEpisode 10||The World Cup Skating event "Bowlarama", brings thousands of skateboarders to Bondi. The lifeguards are called to the bowl when 14 year-old American hot-shot Steve Pineiro badly breaks his arm. Lifeguard Matt Dee reckons it's because Mouse is on duty. Refereed to as Bondi's "Black Cloud", he reckons he's bad luck charm.||22:25||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|11||VideoEpisode 11||Lifeguards can never be sure who or what will show up on Bondi. At the tower, two men arrive under the influence of the deadly amphetamine GHB. When one of them suddenly collapses and stops breathing, the lifeguards are forced to deal with the situation quickly. On the beach, a group of Japanese schoolchildren ignore lifeguard warnings, so Chappo must physically drag them out of the water. Later, an extremely venomous sea snake swims among beachgoers, forcing Bacon to attempt its capture.||21:32||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|13||VideoEpisode 13||Sydney is in the midst of a heat wave, with temperatures topping 40 degrees. It seems every man and his dog is heading to the coast as lifeguards treat scores of heat-stroke sufferers, including an unconscious girl carried to the lifeguard tower after a man discovered her passed out in front of his house. As the sand temp reaches 53 degrees even the 4WD buggy breaks down, and the dangerous rips fills with swimmers unwilling to walk to the flags. Lifeguards pray for the southerly, as heat, bad swimmers, and huge crowds exact a heavy toll.||21:59||$2.99||View In iTunes|
|14||VideoEpisode 14||The Boost aerial-suring contest comes to Bondi, attracting an extra 20,000 people to the beach. Not all surfers at Bondi are professional, and a beginner surfer inflicts a major laceration to her leg which lifeguard Bacon describes as the worst he's ever seen. Later Bacon is busy plucking swimmers out of rips on the jetski when he must rescue the same pair of boys 3 times.||22:31||$2.99||View In iTunes|
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Better then ever.
Really good TV show to watch and a great insight to every day heroes. WHERE IS EPISODE 12 THOUGH!
OMG ILY MAXI & WIPPET!!! This is the best show on earth
I LOVE Bondi rescue and this series is absolutely great!!! Plus most of the lifeguards are cute AND they're all sort of funny! It gives you knowledge of surf safety and that you NEED to swim in the flags. It all so shows you how hard it can be to be a life guard. You'll love the series!
(But, where is Episode 12?)
- SD Version
- Genre: Reality TV
- Released: 06 February 2011
- © 2011 Cordell Jigsaw Productions Pty Ltd
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