Original air date: 08/19/2018 Runtime: 51:51 min. Upon returning home from Israel, Sarah and George host a family gathering to announce a surprise, but an unexpected reunion between Henry and James causes tension. Meanwhile, Anna hides a secret from the Blighs while staying in Hawaii with Olivia and Matthew.
Original air date: 08/26/2018 Runtime: 53:33 min. Sarah and Harry help a struggling Roy deal with a devasting loss, and Carolyn accepts James’s offer to work with him in Sydney, drawing ire from Elizabeth. After Olivia and Matthew’s disagreement, Anna decides to accompany them back to Australia.
Original air date: 09/02/2018 Runtime: 49:43 min. As Inverness prepares for a funeral, Henry recovers from his car accident but worries he may never be able to perform surgery again. Matthew, Olivia, and Anna arrive at Douglas’s house but are shocked to find James already staying there.
Original air date: 09/16/2018 Runtime: 53:41 min. While Matthew and Olivia learn the identity of Georgie’s birth mother, Anna decides to stand proudly as an unwed mother-to-be. Amid controversy over the hospital’s women’s clinic, Henry’s friend Dr. Neil Burton interviews for the open surgeon position but clashes with Jack.
Original air date: 09/23/2018 Runtime: 48:01 min. As Henry suffers a breakdown, Jack worries about being forced out of the hospital by the board. Stan starts exhibiting strange behavior but refuses to allow Sarah and Jack to examine him, leading to a dangerous confrontation that has lasting consequences for Sarah.
Original air date: 09/30/2018 Runtime: 48:13 min. George tries to comfort Sarah through her crisis, but she pushes him away. With his future at the hospital in question, Jack brings Dr. Burton a proposition, and Doris distances herself from the Blighs after seeing Henry and Harry together.
Original air date: 10/07/2018 Runtime: 46:53 min. Anna decides to stick to her principles by not hiding her pregnancy for the meeting with film producers about adapting her novel. As the women’s clinic transforms into Jack’s community clinic, a devastated Carolyn arrives in Sydney, and Sarah takes her leave from the hospital.
Original air date: 10/14/2018 Runtime: 47:08 min. Four months after Prudence’s party, Carolyn and Jack are living separately, and one of Anna’s novels has been adapted into a radio serial. As Anna plots to bring her parents back together with her pregnancy, Jack counsels a men’s group, and Olivia embarks on a new relationship.
Original air date: 10/21/2018 Runtime: 53:25 min. As the Blighs celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah, Jack slips further into depression, until a conversation with Frank inspires him to make a courageous decision. Elizabeth sets up her maternity hospital, and the family urges Carolyn to reach out to Jack.