The Principle of the Thing
Season 3, Episode 23
Air date 2 July 1996
Written by John Banas
Directed by Richard Sarell
Episode guide
Shelter From The Storm
Mind Games


As the Heelers necessarily become involved with the discipline problems at the local high school, Tom realises that his own problems are nothing in comparison to those of the new school principal. Maggie hires a tutor after she is disappointed with her exam results.

Main Cast 

Supporting Cast 

  • Steve Jodrell as Neil Hadlow
  • Geoff Paine as Roman Kellerman
  • Chris Sadrinna as Scott Osbourne
  • Julian Branagan as Steve Murphy
  • Sharon Oppy as Victoria Hadlow
  • Paul Reardon as Jimmy Crane
  • Axl Taylor as Len The Barman
  • Mary Bryant as School Secretary