800 Words

800 Words

  • TV-PG
  • 2015
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.9  (1,775)

In this comedy/drama series, a widower moves with his two kids from Sydney to a small town on the coast of New Zealand. The three of them have to get used to life without their wife and mother, along the differences between life in the big city and life in a small town. The series' title refers to the length of the newspaper column the father writes for a living.

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Episode 16
16. Episode 16
September 25, 2018
George and Fiona confront Big Mac about his plan to change Weld. With Shay going back to school and staying with her father, Katie rents a tiny house-truck, and Poppy's mom comes to visit Woody and Tracey.
Episode 15
15. Episode 15
September 18, 2018
Still upset after her confrontation with Katie, Shay avoids the Turner household. Poppy faces bullying on social media before the school ball, and the election for president of the New Republic of Weld heats up.
Episode 14
14. Episode 14
September 11, 2018
George's in-laws urge him to get involved with the sentencing of the driver who killed Laura, which puts strain on his relationship with Katie. Shay and Siouxsie pick up a handsome Australian hitchhiker.
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
September 5, 2018
George just wants to be left alone, however his plan to get rid of his unwanted guests backfires. Meanwhile, Woody's relationship with Tracey is on the rocks.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
August 29, 2018
George's concerns about Operation Quickie Divorce are finally realized. Tracy discovers the truth.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
August 21, 2018
George and Katie plan their first vacation together, but instead of a romantic getaway, they end up on a crowded camping trip in winter. As George competes with Katie's ex, Zac, Shay unexpectedly runs into Ike's new girlfriend.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
August 14, 2018
George and Katie worry that their new relationship will hurt Fiona's feelings, but Fiona is upset for other reasons. Shay and Siouxsie join the fire-brigade boot camp, and Hannah helps an unwilling Tom with his police physical assessment.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
August 15, 2018
George becomes invloved with a secret mission regarding Woody's past.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
October 24, 2017
Monty seeks out George for help writing his best-man speech, prompting George to reminisce about his own wedding day. Ollie's attentions towards Shay take a dangerous turn, while Lindsay grows increasingly jealous about Arlo and Poppy's friendship. Woody and Tracey's big day arrives, but a power outage threatens their wedding.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
October 24, 2017
George relishes his time alone in the house but is dragged out to attend Woody's bachelor party, known by locals as Groom-spiel. Woody is less than enthusiastic about this notorious Weld tradition and asks George to watch out for him, but Monty is eager to take over the best-man duties.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
October 17, 2017
The Turner home is exploding with houseguests, and George is desperate for solitude, but his plan to evict some of the extra bodies backfires. Woody and Tracey struggle to come to terms, leaving Woody's daughter, Poppy, in a very awkward position.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
October 10, 2017
George and his cohorts head into the outback to meet with Woody's ex, but Woody ends up getting the shock of his lifetime. Back in Weld, Tracey stumbles upon the truth about Woody's solar conference, while Shay receives unwelcome attention from Ollie.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
October 3, 2017
George feels a welter of emotions when Ike confesses that Laura appeared to him in a vision when he was lost at sea. As his former love weighs heavily on his mind, George is in no mood to help Woody with his plan to fly to Australia and secretly obtain a divorce.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
September 26, 2017
George is recruited as a reluctant accomplice in the secret search for Woody's ex-wife. Shay has a very public meltdown after being dumped by Ike, and Katie takes a teaching job at the high school.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
September 19, 2017
As Jan recuperates at George's house following the birth, George is surprised by how much he enjoys having the babies around. He and the other two prospective fathers take paternity tests and anxiously await the results. Meanwhile, Ike struggles to deal with the trauma of his sea ordeal.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
May 30, 2018
In the Season 3 premiere, Weld mounts search for Ike, Zac and Steve.
800 Words
800 Words

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Description

In this comedy/drama series, a widower moves with his two kids from Sydney to a small town on the coast of New Zealand. The three of them have to get used to life without their wife and mother, along the differences between life in the big city and life in a small town. The series' title refers to the length of the newspaper column the father writes for a living.800 Words is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (40 episodes). The series first aired on September 15, 2015.

Where to Watch 800 Words

800 Words is available for streaming on the Acorn TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch 800 Words on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, The Roku Channel, Sling, Google Play, Hoopla and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 15, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (1,775)