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* In "Dead Air", Jack is undercover at a radio station and Phryne comes across him [[WorkingTheSameCase in the course of her own investigation]]. She expects him to be cross with her; instead, what she gets is an astounding display of trust in her talents and professionalism on Jack's part. Phryne can hardly believe her ears.
-->'''Phryne''': Now, before you say anything, "Archibald" --
-->'''Jack''': Thank goodness you're here. I need you to move in on this case. Collins can't handle this alone.


* Jack admitting in "Blood on the Wheel" that he found the prospect of losing Phryne "unbearable".



* "Death Do Us Part": [[spoiler:Hugh and Dot's wedding]].

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** [[spoiler:"Come after me, Jack Robinson."]]

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* After what happened with her previous employers, Dot is taken in without hesitation by Phryne; despite Dot being Catholic and Phryne being Protestant, it's pointed out that for a Catholic, a Protestant makes for a better employer than a drug baroness and the rapist she murdered.

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* Beatrice from "The Blood of Juana the Mad" is treated like a freak for what is clearly undiagnosed autism. Phryne and Dot do their best to understand the young woman and accept her idiosyncrasies, becoming the few real friends Beatrice has.


* Alice, a maid in Lydia Andrews' house, is hastily loaded into Bert and Cec's cab after a bad abortion from "Butcher George." After the pair rush her to a proper hospital, Cec spends a considerable amount of time comforting Alice during her recovery and supporting her while she's questioned, even though they just met (see the note for Raisins and Almonds below).



* In "Raisins and Almonds," after Bert and Cec spend the entire episode at each other's throats due to Cec having an offer to take up farming, Cec decides to stay in Melbourne with the taxi business - and, it's implied, because he can't imagine his life without Bert in it. The looks on both their faces as they decide to go mend fences over pints are truly sweet. HeterosexualLifePartners indeed.

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* In "Raisins and Almonds," after Bert and Almonds,":
** Also serving as a ContinuityNod to "Cocaine Blues" above,
Cec is revealed to have gotten engaged to Alice.
** Cec's engagement also causes friction with Bert: After they
spend the entire episode at each other's throats due to Cec having an offer considering buying a farm to take up farming, Cec provide for Alice, he ultimately decides to stay in Melbourne with the taxi business - and, after all. Although Bert falsely claims that the buyer for Cec's share in the cab backed out, it's implied, implied Cec still lets it go because he can't imagine his life without Bert in it. The looks on both their faces as they decide to go mend fences over pints are truly sweet. HeterosexualLifePartners indeed.


* In "Unnatural Habits", Phryne convinces Prudence to give a young girl, Mary, who is pregnant out of wedlock and has been forced to live and work in a nunnery's laundry service, a job as a housekeeper so she won't have to go back there. Though Prudence isn't too fond of the situation, when Mary goes into labor, she is nothing but supportive and helpful, crossing over with CrowningMomentOfAwesome:

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* In "Unnatural Habits", Phryne convinces Prudence to give a young girl, Mary, who is pregnant out of wedlock and has been forced to live and work in a nunnery's laundry service, a job as a housekeeper so she won't have to go back there. Though Prudence isn't too fond of the situation, when Mary goes into labor, she is nothing but supportive and helpful, crossing over with CrowningMomentOfAwesome:SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome:


-->'''Prudence:''' Hilly, you remember those hours spent over Virgil? "Omnia vincit amor" - love conquers all. I'm going to stay on here for a few days, and we'll face society together.




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* In "Murder under the Mistletoe", after Phryne suspects that a murder has happened, Dot calls Hugh and tells him. He then relays it to Jack. The next time we see them, they arrive at the mansion where Phryne and the others are staying, having hightailed it through the harsh weather to help her.


* "Death & Hysteria" has the oddest of {{Odd Friendship}}s between [[BluntHonesty blunt speaking]] working-class 'red-ragger' (Communist) Bert and [[ProperLady very proper]] OldMoney [[GrandeDame society matron]] Prudence. Though it makes a great deal more sense after it's revealed that Bert, Cess, and Prudence's developmentally disabled son Arthur had become good friends, and throughout the episode, Bert does his best to convince Prudence to drop the StiffUpperLip mentality and allow herself to grieve over her son's death, even keeping secret the fact that she's been sleepwalking and calling out for scallop pies (Arthur's favourite), even from Phryne. Ultimately, he succeeds where Phryne and a very skilled psychiatrist failed, and the episode ends with Prudence weeping and Bert's comforting arm around her shoulder.

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* "Death & Hysteria" has the oddest of {{Odd Friendship}}s between [[BluntHonesty blunt speaking]] [[BrutalHonesty blunt-speaking]] working-class 'red-ragger' (Communist) Bert and [[ProperLady very proper]] OldMoney [[GrandeDame society matron]] Prudence. Though it makes a great deal more sense However, it's explained after it's revealed that Bert, Cess, and Prudence's much loved and rather lonely developmentally disabled son Arthur had become good friends, and throughout friends. Throughout the episode, Bert does his best to convince Prudence to drop the StiffUpperLip mentality and allow herself to grieve over her son's death, even keeping secret the fact that she's been sleepwalking and calling out for scallop pies (Arthur's favourite), even from Phryne. Ultimately, he succeeds where Phryne and a very skilled psychiatrist failed, and the episode ends with Prudence weeping and Bert's comforting arm around her shoulder.

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* "Death & Hysteria" has the oddest of {{Odd Friendship}}s between [[BluntHonesty blunt speaking]] working-class 'red-ragger' (Communist) Bert and [[ProperLady very proper]] OldMoney [[GrandeDame society matron]] Prudence. Though it makes a great deal more sense after it's revealed that Bert, Cess, and Prudence's developmentally disabled son Arthur had become good friends, and throughout the episode, Bert does his best to convince Prudence to drop the StiffUpperLip mentality and allow herself to grieve over her son's death, even keeping secret the fact that she's been sleepwalking and calling out for scallop pies (Arthur's favourite), even from Phryne. Ultimately, he succeeds where Phryne and a very skilled psychiatrist failed, and the episode ends with Prudence weeping and Bert's comforting arm around her shoulder.


* In "Murder on the Ballarat Train," Phryne takes in Jane herself rather than see her sent to an orphanage. It's heavily implied in her later conversation with Jack that Phryne is building herself a FamilyOfChoice to replace those she's lost - and they all ''do'' end up becoming each other's family.

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* In "Murder on the Ballarat Train," Phryne Phryne, despite her misgivings about dealing with children, takes in Jane herself rather than see her sent to an orphanage. It's heavily implied in her later conversation with Jack that Phryne is building herself a FamilyOfChoice to replace those she's lost - and they all ''do'' end up becoming each other's family.



* In "Queen of the Flowers", Phryne shows off her MamaBear instincts, and how much she's bonded with Jane, reflexively referring to her as "my daughter".



* In "Unnatural Habits", Phryne convinces Prudence to give a young girl, Mary, who is pregnant out of wedlock and has been forced to live and work in a nunnery's laundry service, a job as a housekeeper so she won't have to go back there. Though Prudence isn't too fond of the situation, when Mary goes into labor, she is nothing but supportive and helpful:

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* In "Unnatural Habits", Phryne convinces Prudence to give a young girl, Mary, who is pregnant out of wedlock and has been forced to live and work in a nunnery's laundry service, a job as a housekeeper so she won't have to go back there. Though Prudence isn't too fond of the situation, when Mary goes into labor, she is nothing but supportive and helpful:helpful, crossing over with CrowningMomentOfAwesome:



'''Prudence:''' God will do nothing of the kind, or he'll be answerable to me!

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'''Prudence:''' God will do nothing of the kind, or he'll be answerable to me!
''me!''



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* In "Murder on the Ballarat Train," Phryne takes in Jane herself rather than see her sent to an orphanage. It's heavily implied in her later conversation with Jack that Phryne is building herself a FamilyOfChoice to replace those she's lost - and they all ''do'' end up becoming each other's family.
* In "Raisins and Almonds," after Bert and Cec spend the entire episode at each other's throats due to Cec having an offer to take up farming, Cec decides to stay in Melbourne with the taxi business - and, it's implied, because he can't imagine his life without Bert in it. The looks on both their faces as they decide to go mend fences over pints are truly sweet. HeterosexualLifePartners indeed.
* In "Death by Miss Adventure," Mac winds up suspended from the hospital due to "indecent activities" (officially, for distributing literature on birth control at the Gaskin factory; Aunt Prudence none-too-subtly hints that the real reason is [[HeteronormativeCrusader institutional homophobia]]) and then arrested due to being suspected in a murder. Phryne immediately visits her in the lockup, and learns the real reason she'd been hanging around the factory: she was romantically involved with one of the factory workers. Mac looks like she'd expect Phryne to condemn her, but instead Phryne responds with a "How long have we been friends?" and a warm hug. And then promptly sets out to [[ClearMyName clear her name.]]


* In the end of "Dead Man's Chest", we get to see more of Prudence's more caring side when she decides to stay behind in Queenscliff to help her old friend [[spoiler:deal with the social fallout of her exposed alcoholism and her son's arrest for murder]].



'''Prudence:''' God will do nothing of the kind, or he'll be answerable to me!

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'''Prudence:''' God will do nothing of the kind, or he'll be answerable to me!me!

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* "Death Do Us Part": [[spoiler:Hugh and Dot's wedding]].

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!Season One

!Season Two
* In "Unnatural Habits", Phryne convinces Prudence to give a young girl, Mary, who is pregnant out of wedlock and has been forced to live and work in a nunnery's laundry service, a job as a housekeeper so she won't have to go back there. Though Prudence isn't too fond of the situation, when Mary goes into labor, she is nothing but supportive and helpful:
-->'''Mary:''' Bless me, Father, for I have sinned! I have been bad and wicked, and God is gonna let the nuns take my baby away!\\
'''Prudence:''' God will do nothing of the kind, or he'll be answerable to me!

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