Trivia / Home and Away

  • Dawson Casting: While Sally grew up before a nation, other teenage characters are played: mostly. by adults.
  • Dye Hard: The naturally brunette Saskia Burmeister dyed her hair blonde to play Tegan Callahan.
  • Hey, It's That Guy! - Heath Braxton is a former Power Ranger, and Robbie Hunter was one before him.
    • Several cast members were on Aussie kids' shows before starting here.
    • A number of the cast crossed over from Neighbours, notably Craig McLachlan.
    • Ray Meagher was in Breaker Morant
    • Cornelia Frances was already known too, from her roles in The Young Doctors, The Box and Sons and Daughters.
    • Saskia Burmeister appears here as Tegan Callahan, albeit blonde instead of her natural brunette.
  • Retroactive Recognition: Heath Ledger, Isla Fisher, Melissa George, Chris Hemsworth, Simon Baker, Guy Pearce, Ryan Kwanten, Tammin Sursok and Naomi Watts all got their big breaks here.
  • Milestone Celebration:
    • Episode #2000 saw Angel and her new family depart the bay.
    • Episode #3000 saw Mitch's departure, and ended with Alex, Dani and Brodie in a car accident.
    • Episode #4000 was Alf Stewart's birthday party, with numerous past characters returning. This also ended in a tragic car accident, this time fatal.
  • The Other Darrin: mainly Flynn, Rebecca, Pippa and Hayley. This show is, like just about all British soaps, notable for a conspicuous lack of Other Darrins.
  • Recycled Script: And, how.