Meet Dave and Julie Rafter - just your average Australians with three grown-up children. On the eve of their twenty-fifth wedding-anniversary it seems they're at last about to have the house to themselves.

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Series cast summary:
Rebecca Gibney ...  Julie Rafter 122 episodes, 2008-2013
Erik Thomson ...  Dave Rafter 122 episodes, 2008-2013
Michael Caton ...  Ted Taylor 122 episodes, 2008-2013
George Houvardas ...  Nick 'Carbo' Karandonis 121 episodes, 2008-2013
Hugh Sheridan ...  Ben Rafter 103 episodes, 2008-2013
Angus McLaren ...  Nathan Rafter 102 episodes, 2008-2013
James Stewart ...  Jake Barton 83 episodes, 2009-2013
Jessica Marais ...  Rachel Rafter 75 episodes, 2008-2013
Hannah Marshall ...  Loretta Schembri / ... 65 episodes, 2010-2013
Zoe Ventoura ...  Melissa Bannon 65 episodes, 2008-2013
Sabella Storey Sabella Storey ...  Ruby Rafter 64 episodes, 2010-2013
Hannah Storey Hannah Storey ...  Ruby Rafter 64 episodes, 2010-2013
Ryan Corr ...  Coby Jennings 62 episodes, 2009-2013
Jessica McNamee ...  Sammy Rafter 55 episodes, 2008-2013
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Centres around Dave and Julie Rafter and their three children Rachel, Ben and Nathan. On the eve of their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary the couple thinks that they are finally about to have the house to themselves. But home is a very welcome refuge for their children and when unforeseen problems loom, they return like a boomerang. Written by Anonymous

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TV Week announced in 2013 that the sixth series of Packed to the Rafters would be the last, with Hugh Sheridan stating: "It's emotional letting go of Rafters - for all of us. It was such an amazing chapter in Aussie TV. I'm really proud we all came back together to send it off." See more »

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Referenced in Dancing with the Stars: Episode #9.3 (2009) See more »

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7 March 2020 | by kayla-61985See all my reviews

Heart warming, funny and relatable! The cast and writing is absolutely sensational. Although I've rewatched it multiple times, I still laugh and cry every time. I have a tonne of love and appreciation for this show and the people/actors that gave it life. You must watch it.


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29 August 2008 (Australia) See more »

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