Packed to the Rafters
Packed To The Rafters is a drama-comedy that turns a microscope on the lives of would-be empty-nesters Dave and Julie Rafter. Less than forty-eight hours after their reluctant middle son moves himself next door, all dreams of freedom and personal fulfilment are put on hold as one by one their youngest son and his princess wife, troubled eldest daughter and Julie's emotionally vulnerable father return to the family house. Ensuring that once again they are literally packed to the rafters.
S01:E01 - Packed to the Rafters
Julie and Dave celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary as their last child at home moves out.
S01:E02 - Playing the Googly
Dave finds his new situation stressing -- he can barely cope with giving up his electrician job.
S01:E03 - She Ain't Heavy
Rachel sends her family over the edge with her alcoholism, as her actions become more erratic.
S01:E04 - How Did We Get Here
Sammy and Nathan's marriage is in crisis when she can no longer keep quiet about their move.
S01:E05 - Lines of Communication
Julie makes some tough decisions and tells a lie that she later regrets; Ben has a secret.
S01:E06 - Facing Demons
Rachel begs for forgiveness as she discovers her mistakes have forced a family member to leave.
S01:E07 - Self Made Man
The Rafters attend a party at the Westaways; Ben embarks on a game of one-upmanship.
S01:E08 - Taking the Lead
Ben faces up to his true feelings for Melissa; Carbo sparks a surprising friendship with Chrissy.
S01:E09 - Suburban Boy
Dave is tormented by the endless replays of "Suburban Boy" on the radio.
S01:E10 - All In the Planning
Rachel faces the possibility that she may be pregnant -- and Daniel is the father.
S01:E11 - Away from It All
Julie forces her exhausted and dispirited family to go to the beach for a restorative weekend away.
S01:E12 - Removing the Block
Struggling with loneliness at Christmastime, Ted attends a meeting of Friend Finders.
S01:E13 - Smile Through the Pain
Dave's birthday celebrations end in disaster after a huge fight breaks out at a strip club.
S01:E14 - a Mothers Radar
Julie struggles with the secrets she and her family are keeping.
S01:E15 - Natural Justice
Ben is critical of Nathan when his lack of concentration costs Dave his first-ever century.
S01:E16 - Having it All
Rachel immerses herself in an autobiographical novel, "An Angel at My Table."
S01:E17 - Changes
Dave is concerned when he learns that Rachel is dating an old cricket mate of his from years ago.
S01:E18 - House of Cards
Ben has to face the consequences of his one-night stand with Kat -- he now must tell Melissa.
S01:E19 - Over the Moon
Ben challenges fate to give him one last chance to redeem himself with Melissa.
S01:E20 - Losing the Touch
Julie fears that she's losing her ability to give sound advice to family and friends.
S01:E21 - What a Difference a Year Makes Part 1
Two special anniversaries are marked in the lives of the Rafter family.
S01:E22 - What a Difference a Year Makes Part 2
Julie and Dave wrestle with a life-changing decision that will shake the foundation of the family.