Packed To The Rafters

Packed To The Rafters

  • 2008
  • 6 Seasons
  • 7.4  (1,722)

Packed to the Rafters is an award winning Australian family-oriented show following the life of the Rafter family. A lighthearted mix of comedy and drama, the show tackles serious social issues as it weaves the story of the Rafter Family. Each episode is narrated by a member of the family, which changes often. The show begins with electrician Dave Rafter and his wife, Julie, excited but nostalgic about their three children becoming adults and moving out of the house. Instead, their son Ben moves next door, their daughter Rachel finds trouble finishing any task and returns home and their first born, Nathan, faces misfortune that leads him to move back home with his wife. Packed to the Rafters was created by Bevan Lee, and stars Rebecca Gibney as Julie Rafter, Erik Thomson as Dave Rafter, Hugh Sheridan as Ben Rafter, Angus McLaren as Nathan Rafter, Sabella Storey as Ruby Rafter, and Jessica Marais as Rachel Rafter.

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Seasons
Packing up the Rafters
12. Packing up the Rafters
July 2, 2013
The Rafters begin the emotional task of packing up their beloved family home.
Centre of the Universe
11. Centre of the Universe
July 2, 2013
Julie and Dave knuckle down to the stressful task of buying a house in Sydney on a tight budget.
Head vs Heart
10. Head vs Heart
June 25, 2013
It's a matter of head versus heart as Julie and Dave wrestle with their decision to sell their beloved family home.
Role Reversals
9. Role Reversals
June 18, 2013
When a room at their preferred nursing home comes up, Julie and Dave raise the difficult topic with Ted.
Damage Control
8. Damage Control
June 11, 2013
Dave's enduring belief that nothing is beyond repair is put to the test.
Taking Stock
7. Taking Stock
June 4, 2013
Julie finds herself dealing with the demands of a toddler and caring for Ted.
Manning up
6. Manning up
May 28, 2013
Ted continues to drift between the past and present
Reality Checks
5. Reality Checks
May 21, 2013
Nathan heads to London, desperate to find out why his wife Saskia never arrived in Sydney
Secret Women's Business
4. Secret Women's Business
May 14, 2013
After months of putting her own needs on hold to take care of her family, Julie is starting to feel the strain
Setting Limits
3. Setting Limits
May 7, 2013
Easy-going Dave has his limits put to the test -and begins to suspect his good nature is being taken advantage of.
First Time for Everything
2. First Time for Everything
April 23, 2013
Nathan will do anything to get his wife and son to Australia as soon as possible. All he needs is a job and a home. Simple, right? Guess again
High Hopes
1. High Hopes
April 23, 2013
Julie narrates, as she muses on high hopes. Hers are especially lofty at the moment because Nathan is moving back to Australia.
Description

Packed to the Rafters is an award winning Australian family-oriented show following the life of the Rafter family. A lighthearted mix of comedy and drama, the show tackles serious social issues as it weaves the story of the Rafter Family. Each episode is narrated by a member of the family, which changes often.

The show begins with electrician Dave Rafter and his wife, Julie, excited but nostalgic about their three children becoming adults and moving out of the house. Instead, their son Ben moves next door, their daughter Rachel finds trouble finishing any task and returns home and their first born, Nathan, faces misfortune that leads him to move back home with his wife.

Packed to the Rafters was created by Bevan Lee, and stars Rebecca Gibney as Julie Rafter, Erik Thomson as Dave Rafter, Hugh Sheridan as Ben Rafter, Angus McLaren as Nathan Rafter, Sabella Storey as Ruby Rafter, and Jessica Marais as Rachel Rafter.Packed To The Rafters is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (123 episodes). The series first aired on August 26, 2008.

Where to Watch Packed To The Rafters

Packed To The Rafters is available for streaming on the Seven website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Packed To The Rafters on demand at Amazon Prime, Hulu and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    August 26, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (1,722)