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Shortland Street - 2002 Christmas cliffhanger (Rachel's car crash)

Television (Excerpts) – 2002

Shortland Street’s Christmas cliffhangers are renowned for packing in the drama. This excerpt from the 2002 final features a dramatic break up between Toni and Adam. Shannon announces an unexpected pregnancy, and Waverley has a breast cancer scare. Rachel’s broken relationship with Chris hits a new low when she gets into a serious crash while she driving drunk to his house. Meanwhile, prisoner Kurt manages to escape from his hospital bed and stabs Adam, leaving him bleeding out in a deserted hallway while everyone else is distracted at the staff Christmas party.  

I've just received your mammogram result — take a seat.
– Doctor Ho (Daniel Sing) to Waverley (Claire Chitham)