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What chance have you got when your dad's a cop, your mum's a frighteningly understanding parent, your brother wets the bed, your best friend's a heavy metal devotee and then you fall in love at 12 and three quarters years old? It can only mean trouble, worry, mega-embarrassment and some wild, wild times.
Lockie Leonard s1 - Episode 12
Lockie and Egg prepare for their public meeting to help save the river. At first, Lockie's committed to the cause...until Dot asks him to surf, that is. With his mind switched to Dot, Lockie neglects his responsibilities and lets everyone down. It's official: Lockie Leonard has turned into a right dog, winding up in the Dog House, where he belongs. And there's only one person who can bail Lockie out: himself. Can Lockie make it up to his nearest and dearest and escape a life sentence in the Dog House?
Lockie Leonard s1 - Episode 13
Lockie has some problems. First, he's decided to break up with Dot. It's just figuring out how that's tricky. Meanwhile, Mum is acting weird. She's been staring at the TV for days, when it's not even tuned to a channel. Phillip's not impressed - he's missing his favourite superhero cartoon, Captain Chicken. And to top things off, Egg and Lockie's quest to save the river is going nowhere... Lockie has got some serious work to do. And he's going to have to find his inner Captain Chicken to sort it all out.
Lockie Leonard s1 - Episode 14
Just when life is finally uncomplicated, Lockie falls for Vicki Streeton all over again...and it's driving him to distraction. John East suggests Lockie create a Board Riders Association to take his mind off girls. Unfortunately, Boof not only joins the group but sets his sights on the presidency as well. Lockie isn't thrilled but at least he knows where he stands with Boof. No complications there. Unlike Vicki. One minute, he breaks her toe, forcing her out of the lead role in the upcoming ballet. And the next? She's helping him. Will Lockie ever understand girls! Maybe it's time for Lockie to take a leaf out of Sarge's book and learn to understand the ultimate language of romance: poetry.
Lockie Leonard s1 - Episode 15
Lockie and Vicki are back on. And unlike before, Lockie takes the public attention in his stride. However, along with his newfound popularity comes new pressure: everyone is wondering what step Lockie and Vicki are up to on the "Ladder of Love". Lockie questions why things can't stay the same but Phillip warns that he has to keep things moving, or the relationship will sour and the romance will die. Lockie consults Mum's Little Green Book, which seems to start at Step 23 and shoot off in to the stratosphere! This is serious stuff. Is Lockie ready to climb further up "The Ladder of Love"?
Lockie Leonard s1 - Episode 16
Now he's popular, Lockie's getting a big head. And a short fuse. When the dancing challenged Lockie realises he's expected to bust some moves at the upcoming Blue Light Disco, he takes his insecurities out on Phillip, who's been busy engineering a night to remember for he and Lisa. On the night, it's not only nerves that send Lockie's belly into a tangle, which causes him more than a little attention on the dance-floor. Phillip learns a few hard truths, forcing Lockie to realise how important his brother really is to him.
Lockie Leonard s1 - Episode 17
Lockie is invited to go water skiing with Vicki and her parents, and assures Vicki he's a good skier. In reality, he's never skied before. Ever. However, since this is a chance to spend more time with Vicki and impress her parents, Lockie feels he has little choice but to pretend. Besides, skiing's just like surfing, right? How hard can it be? At the river, Lockie meets Vicki's friends who now go to boarding school in the city, discovering a side of Vicki he didn't know existed. Maybe Lockie doesn't know Vicki as well as he though he did.
Lockie Leonard s1 - Episode 18
After a misunderstanding with Vicki, Lockie is thrust into a looming altercation with an older bogan. Mum also faces her fears when Mrs Eggleston asks her to pose for a sculpture. In the nude. Waking up with a temperature the day of his scheduled fight, Lockie has to decide whether to use his sickness as an excuse not to show up and face public ridicule, or face his fears and go ahead with it.
Lockie Leonard s1 - Episode 19
Lockie is stressed out . Out the three hundred and sixty five days in the year, why did Vicki and Phillip have to be born on the exact same day? Sometimes things just happen that are out of your control. Like Mum's battle with her new bread-maker. Or a misunderstanding that sees Lockie arrive inappropriately dressed for Vicki's birthday party. How will Lockie get out of this one without ruining Vicki's big day?
Lockie Leonard s1 - Episode 20
Lockie and a bunch of kids from school are off to John East's Camp Find Yourself. It's supposed to be a fun weekend of canoeing and ping pong but instead, Lockie is forced to make some tough decisions. Vicki is keen to spend as much quality, "couple" time with Lockie as possible but when Egg reveals his parents are separating and he may be moving to the city with his mum, Lockie's priorities are tested. While Lockie doesn't want to let Vicki down, he can't sit back and let his best friend march out of Angelus without a fight. Could Lockie's loyalty to Egg put his relationship with Vicki under serious threat?
Lockie Leonard s1 - Episode 21
Mum is having one of Polka Dot days. Like Freda the Volvo, sometimes Mum needs a bit of a tune-up. Usually, one day in bed does the job. But it's been three days already and Mum's not getting any better. And the Leonard men are starting to worry. Phillip has been wetting the bed, Sarge is putting on a brave face but Lockie can tell he's concerned and Lockie himself has come over all mature and responsible, taking on the housework and cooking duties. With so much going on at home, Lockie has decided to also be mature and responsible about his and Vicki's break-up...if he can just get his head around the definition of those two words. As the pressure gets too much for Lockie, he feels compelled to do something totally irresponsible and immature. Can he resist the bone-crunching allure of skate-boarding down notorious Zig Zag Hill?
Lockie Leonard s1 - Episode 22
Mum's still in hospital and it's really starting to take its toll on Phillip: his bedwetting has been getting worse. Lockie takes it upon himself to cheer his little brother up, entering them in the Annual Angelus Fishing Competition. Out in the boat, things soon go awry when the boys' find themselves stranded. The stressful situation forces Phillip to reveal what really is worrying him, paving the way for Lockie to cushion Phillip's pain - with the help of Vicki Streeton, luck...and an unlikely guardian angel.
Lockie Leonard s1 - Episode 23
With not much else going on in Angelus, the poor, motherless Loopy Leonards have become the preferred conversation topic. It seems everyone's talking about how the Leonards have fallen in a hole since Mum went into hospital. Now, to make matters worse, they've become the recipients of charity from do-gooders: casseroles, working bees...even random people are folding Lockie's underwear! And Lockie thinks he knows who's to blame for it all: Vicki Streeton. Is Lockie right? Or is it about time he learnt the whole world doesn't necessarily revolve around him?