Beachcombers

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  • 1985
  • 1 Season
  • 7.5  (484)

This highly-rated family series stars Bruno Gerussi as Nick Adonidas, beachcomber and scallywag, whose stock-in-trade is salvaging the giant cedar logs that come adrift near a small fishing hamlet off British Columbia's sunshine coast. This season is a collection comprised of episodes chosen over the series' entire run.

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Alekos
13. Alekos
January 12, 1986
Alekos, a young Greek man, arrives on Nick's doorstep, hoping for help in finding his grandfather. While Alekos is enthusiastic and charming, he and Nick eventually have a difference of opinion and Alekos disappears. On learning that he has jumped ship, Nick and Sara attempt to save Alekos from deportation, while Relic tries to profit by helping an immigration officer find his man.
Alekos
13. Alekos
January 12, 1986
Alekos, a young Greek man, arrives on Nick's doorstep, hoping for help in finding his grandfather. While Alekos is enthusiastic and charming, he and Nick eventually have a difference of opinion and Alekos disappears. On learning that he has jumped ship, Nick and Sara attempt to save Alekos from deportation, while Relic tries to profit by helping an immigration officer find his man.
Tricky Moves
12. Tricky Moves
January 5, 1986
Jesse, Laurel and Tommy move into The Reach after Molly remarries and leaves Gibsons. Jesse generously offers to rent the houseboat to Pat and Jack O'Gorman, but old Jack refuses. The resulting conflict between Jack and Pat threatens to destroy their relationship.
Tricky Moves
12. Tricky Moves
January 5, 1986
Jesse, Laurel and Tommy move into The Reach after Molly remarries and leaves Gibsons. Jesse generously offers to rent the houseboat to Pat and Jack O'Gorman, but old Jack refuses. The resulting conflict between Jack and Pat threatens to destroy their relationship.
Father's Day
11. Father's Day
December 29, 1985
Carla Maloff arrives in Gibsons looking for Nick, claiming her mother knew the charming Greek when he worked in Manitoba many years before. Nick gets Carla a job at The Reach, but things soon go awry when Sara catches Carla rummaging through Nick's room. Later, the disturbed young woman tries to force Nick's jeep off the road. When confronted, Carla claims she is Nick's abandoned daughter.
Father's Day
11. Father's Day
December 29, 1985
Carla Maloff arrives in Gibsons looking for Nick, claiming her mother knew the charming Greek when he worked in Manitoba many years before. Nick gets Carla a job at The Reach, but things soon go awry when Sara catches Carla rummaging through Nick's room. Later, the disturbed young woman tries to force Nick's jeep off the road. When confronted, Carla claims she is Nick's abandoned daughter.
Twice the Pleasure
10. Twice the Pleasure
December 22, 1985
Constable John enlists Nick and Jesse's help to find the mother of twin baby girls left in the cruiser. But someone else is looking for the desperate young woman. And, to make matters worse for the distracted Constable, his Mother's prize cat, Puss-Puss, has run away.
Twice the Pleasure
10. Twice the Pleasure
December 22, 1985
Constable John enlists Nick and Jesse's help to find the mother of twin baby girls left in the cruiser. But someone else is looking for the desperate young woman. And, to make matters worse for the distracted Constable, his Mother's prize cat, Puss-Puss, has run away.
Loud and Proud
9. Loud and Proud
December 15, 1985
With Nick's help, Pat O'Gorman builds his own racing boat, the Loud and Proud. In an effort to impress a pretty girl, he finds himself in a high stakes race against Relic and his Jetboat.
Loud and Proud
9. Loud and Proud
December 15, 1985
With Nick's help, Pat O'Gorman builds his own racing boat, the Loud and Proud. In an effort to impress a pretty girl, he finds himself in a high stakes race against Relic and his Jetboat.
Firemen's Ball
8. Firemen's Ball
December 8, 1985
While Laurel, Sara and Tommy are left on their own to enter a float in the parade. Constable John's "Hosers" take on the local volunteer fire department in a knock-down, drag-out water soccer match during Gibsons' exciting Sea Cavalcade celebrations. The contest turns into a high-stakes grudge match when Relic shows up a substitute for one of the firemen.
Firemen's Ball
8. Firemen's Ball
December 8, 1985
While Laurel, Sara and Tommy are left on their own to enter a float in the parade. Constable John's "Hosers" take on the local volunteer fire department in a knock-down, drag-out water soccer match during Gibsons' exciting Sea Cavalcade celebrations. The contest turns into a high-stakes grudge match when Relic shows up a substitute for one of the firemen.
One Man's Dreams
7. One Man's Dreams
December 1, 1985
A retired Saskatchewan farmer finds an old diary that speaks of sunken treasure off Gibsons. With antique diving gear and Pat's help, he heads for water deeper than the slough behind his bam, but sinks to more than he expected. The treasure finally brought to the surface is not what was expected.
One Man's Dreams
7. One Man's Dreams
December 1, 1985
A retired Saskatchewan farmer finds an old diary that speaks of sunken treasure off Gibsons. With antique diving gear and Pat's help, he heads for water deeper than the slough behind his bam, but sinks to more than he expected. The treasure finally brought to the surface is not what was expected.
A Boy and His Dog
6. A Boy and His Dog
November 24, 1985
When Tommy's best friend moves away, he finds a good-natured substitute in the form of a stray dog named Harry. But the boy's joy is short-lived when a combination of events involving Jesse, Constable John, Nick and Relic makes it necessary for the distraught Tommy to turn Harry over to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
A Boy and His Dog
6. A Boy and His Dog
November 24, 1985
When Tommy's best friend moves away, he finds a good-natured substitute in the form of a stray dog named Harry. But the boy's joy is short-lived when a combination of events involving Jesse, Constable John, Nick and Relic makes it necessary for the distraught Tommy to turn Harry over to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Blue Plate Special
5. Blue Plate Special
November 17, 1985
Relic winds up managing Molly's restaurant as the locals try to prevent the sale and bulldozing of their favorite hangout. Nick and Jesse don't realize that Relic has ulterior motives. After all, with Constable John in the kitchen, what can go wrong?
Blue Plate Special
5. Blue Plate Special
November 17, 1985
Relic winds up managing Molly's restaurant as the locals try to prevent the sale and bulldozing of their favorite hangout. Nick and Jesse don't realize that Relic has ulterior motives. After all, with Constable John in the kitchen, what can go wrong?
Mystery Tour
4. Mystery Tour
November 10, 1985
Relic has a new money-making scheme: offering guided tours. When a semi-regal couple express an interest, Relic borrows a small ferry and coerces Sal and Ceece into assisting him. The ferry runs aground and the troupe becomes stranded on an island, to the delight of the English couple. Desperate to escape, Relic is surprised by the explosive conclusion to this adventure.
Mystery Tour
4. Mystery Tour
November 10, 1985
Relic has a new money-making scheme: offering guided tours. When a semi-regal couple express an interest, Relic borrows a small ferry and coerces Sal and Ceece into assisting him. The ferry runs aground and the troupe becomes stranded on an island, to the delight of the English couple. Desperate to escape, Relic is surprised by the explosive conclusion to this adventure.
A Slice of Red Herring
3. A Slice of Red Herring
November 3, 1985
What happens when a policeman with a passion for the board game "Clue" finds himself in the middle of a mystery with enough clues and suspects for a dozen games? John solves the mystery of Captain Chutney's disappearance, but not before he chases a few red herrings and finds himself in somewhat of a pickle.
A Slice of Red Herring
3. A Slice of Red Herring
November 3, 1985
What happens when a policeman with a passion for the board game "Clue" finds himself in the middle of a mystery with enough clues and suspects for a dozen games? John solves the mystery of Captain Chutney's disappearance, but not before he chases a few red herrings and finds himself in somewhat of a pickle.
Halibut Stu
2. Halibut Stu
October 27, 1985
The eccentric inventor/musician, Halibut Stu (played by folk singer Valdy), is on a mission to foil the Russian whaling fleet. Stu is pursued by two uncoordinated men in dark suits who have other plans for him. Nick and John run interference for their old friend while Relic, as usual, devises a way to make a profit from the situation.
Halibut Stu
2. Halibut Stu
October 27, 1985
The eccentric inventor/musician, Halibut Stu (played by folk singer Valdy), is on a mission to foil the Russian whaling fleet. Stu is pursued by two uncoordinated men in dark suits who have other plans for him. Nick and John run interference for their old friend while Relic, as usual, devises a way to make a profit from the situation.
Save the Persephone
1. Save the Persephone
October 20, 1985
When an insistent bank official arrives to seize the Persephone because of an outstanding loan payment, a desperate Nick, accompanied by Pat O'Gorman, takes off in the boat to buy some time. Relic and the banker take up the chase, aided by a reluctant Constable John. A dangerous game of hide and seek through the narrow channels leads to a fiery explosion.
Save the Persephone
1. Save the Persephone
October 20, 1985
When an insistent bank official arrives to seize the Persephone because of an outstanding loan payment, a desperate Nick, accompanied by Pat O'Gorman, takes off in the boat to buy some time. Relic and the banker take up the chase, aided by a reluctant Constable John. A dangerous game of hide and seek through the narrow channels leads to a fiery explosion.
Description

This highly-rated family series stars Bruno Gerussi as Nick Adonidas, beachcomber and scallywag, whose stock-in-trade is salvaging the giant cedar logs that come adrift near a small fishing hamlet off British Columbia's sunshine coast. This season is a collection comprised of episodes chosen over the series' entire run.

Beachcombers is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (26 episodes). The series first aired on October 20, 1985.

Where to Watch Beachcombers

Beachcombers is available for streaming on the Kew Media Group website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Beachcombers on demand at Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    October 20, 1985
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (484)