In Sydney, an elite police squad tackles some of the most sinister and brutal crimes that fester in the underbelly of the city’s glittering harbors.
StarringBrett PartridgePeter BensleyToni ScanlanJay Laga'aiaScott BurgessCatherine McClementsAllison CratchleyColin FrielsSteve BisleyRaelee HillAaron Pedersen
Directed byTim Burstall
S01:E01 - Dead in the Water (Pt. 1)
The Sydney Water Police investigate a fatal bombing on a charter ferry while trying to locate other explosive devices that may still be located in the harbour. The Nemesis crew scrambles to recapture a murder suspect who escapes custody. Kevin Holloway, Frank's younger brother, joins Homicide and is partnered with Frank's good friend Knocker Harrison. A man claiming to have the missing bomb takes hostages on a passenger ferry. Frank and Rachel stake out a yacht to catch a scantily clad burglar. A diver dismissed from duty dives the site of the ferry wreck to locate the fourth bomb in order to eliminate the hijackers threat.
S01:E02 - Dead in the Water (Pt. 2)
Frank's younger brother Jimmy is released from prison two years after Frank put him away as part of a drug bust. A man boards a ferry, wanting to know where Clifford Bowen, the man who blew up a school boat, is. He holds ferry hostage until he sees Bowen.
S01:E03 - Ghost Ship
The Nemesis crew find an abandoned boat on the waters of Sydney Harbour. On board the boat, there are the ashy human remains of a man and a dog. An investigation into the boat finds that it's from Thailand and was being used to import drugs into Sydney.
S01:E04 - Iron Man
The body of a champion Iron Man is found dead in the harbour - his head missing. Frank's younger brother Kevin Holloway and "Knocker" Harrison assist Rachel and Frank with the investigation. Meanwhile, a rich businessman is arrested by the Nemesis crew for being drunk while in at the wheel of a cruiser. Helen's former lover, Julie Haynes, pays Helen an unexpected visit and asks her for a favour.
S01:E05 - Catch and Kill
A load of Scotch has been stolen from the wharves and a night watchman killed. Tommy's father is embroiled in a row with a rival fishing family. The water police investigate the death of a recreational diver and assume it was an accident, while the insurance company claims it was suicide.
S01:E06 - Lie Down With Dogs
Billy Pope's girlfriend is found murdered on the eve of giving evidence in a enquiry into police corruption. It's payback time for the Rispoli family whose fishing lines were cut by the Nemesis crew.
S01:E07 - V.I.P.
A Vietnamese family are the victims of a robbery and their son has been kidnapped. The search for the kidnappers is complicated by the fact that the US President is visiting Sydney and the Water Police are on full security alert, while at the same time, are being as inviting as they can be.
S01:E08 - The Shaft
Holloway is caught on film collecting an envelope containing a large amount of money that has been left in a waterfront warehouse. Internal Affairs accuse him of taking a bribe but Holloway explains that somebody has been leaving him envelopes all over town with tip-offs inside. Frank soon finds out that it was his brother, Jimmy, who tipped him off.
S01:E09 - Death in the Family
Rachel Goldstein and Frank Holloway investigate the disappearance of a teenage girl they believe has been murdered by her father. However, it is a race against time to find enough evidence to stop the man from leaving the country. Meanwhile the wife of the man who interviewed Clarke Webb on radio goes missing.
S01:E10 - Goldstein and Son
The woman whose boyfriend Goldstein shot dead is released from jail on parole and keeps turning up wherever Goldie happens to be. The boat crew takes too long to bring diving equipment to a sunken cruiser and two men are found dead.
S01:E11 - Kilo Hotel
Kevin Holloway's car is found still with the keys in the ignition at The Gap - a notorious suicide spot. Meanwhile Goldie is served with court papers seeking to cut off all access to her son David.
S01:E12 - The Jigsaw Man
Inspector Brady from Internal Affairs and Knocker Harrison being investigating Kevin's death - task force 'Kilo Hotel'. When several body parts are found floating in the Harbour, Rachel and Frank investigate, which leads them to the victim's boyfriend.
S01:E13 - Bang Bang You're Dead
A drug raid on the boat Jim Pappas is fishing on in the early hours of the morning, leads to Knocker shooting and killing Pappas. When Rachel is late for the court hearing, she is denied access to her son for six months.