Water Rats - Die Hafencops Online
Beneath its surface exists a playground for the murky underworld, a place of illicit rubbish dumps. pollution hazards, the remnants of huge drug hauls, and a graveyard of bodies from years of suicides, accidents and murders. That's the world of the WATER RATS, and elite bunch of 70 brave men and women guarding the harbour against all the elements that threaten to foul the blue waters. With the breathtaking actions stunts, thrilling races against time, chases across both waves and wharves, intrigue mystery, triumphs, heartbreak, love, lust and laughter, WATER RATS is a compelling drama from Southern Star and the Nine Network.
|Series cast summary:|
|Brett Partridge||-||Senior Constable Gavin 'Sykesy' Sykes / - 177 episodes, 1996-2001|
|Peter Bensley||-||Chief Inspector Jeff Hawker 177 episodes, 1996-2001|
|Toni Scanlan||-||Senior Sergeant Helen Blakemore / - 177 episodes, 1996-2001|
|Jay Laga'aia||-||Senior Constable Tommy Tavita 151 episodes, 1996-2001|
|Scott Burgess||-||Senior Sergeant Dave McCall 132 episodes, 1996-2000|
|Catherine McClements||-||Detective Senior Constable Rachel 'Goldie' Goldstein / - 116 episodes, 1996-2000|
|Allison Cratchley||-||Senior Emma 'Woodsy' Woods / - 114 episodes, 1998-2001|
|Colin Friels||-||Detective Senior Constable Frank Holloway 109 episodes, 1996-1999|
|Steve Bisley||-||Det. Sgt. Jack Christey / - 97 episodes, 1998-2001|
|Raelee Hill||-||Constable Tayler Johnson 89 episodes, 1997-1999|
|Aaron Pedersen||-||Detective Senior Constable Michael Reilly 86 episodes, 1999-2001|
Peter Phelps and Brett Partridge once entered an onion eating contest at the mallollabah tavhn. Phelps won the competition while Partridge came third.
While underwater filming usually takes place in special tanks, all the exteriors for the series were filmed in the port of Sydney and also off-shore.