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Mercy Peak - First Episode (excerpt)

Television (Excerpts) – 2001

In just 60 episodes, Mercy Peak was a fully realised world in a small town ... its strengths were the subtle interplay of characters' lives and themes combined with careful and clever scripts.
– NZ Herald reviewer Fiona Rae after the final episode of Mercy Peak, 1 April 2004