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Home and Away spoilers: Colby and Dean clash over Mackenzie

Home and Away, Colby Thorne, Dean Thompson

There's a surfer dude showdown on Home and Away, when Colby confronts Dean over his break-up with Dean's sister Mackenzie...

One-time River Boys buddies Colby Thorne (played by Tim Franklin) and Dean Thompson (Patrick O'Connor) had a bust-up on Home and Away (opens in new tab), after Dean discovered Colby had secretly been hooking-up with Dean's sister Mackenzie Booth (Emily Weir).

However, while it's clear there's still chemistry between Colby and Mackenzie, the pair called it quits after Dean's negative reaction and massive rant.

But friend Willow Harris (Sarah Roberts) can see how down-in-the-dumps Colby is about breaking-up with Mackenzie.

Colby's frustrations come out during a heated confrontation with Dean down at the beach, and when Mackenzie accidentally overhears everything, she is furious to discover Dean's ultimatum was the reason she and Colby had to break-up!

Home and Away, Mackenzie Booth, Dean Thompson

Mackenzie is furious when she finds out Dean is to blame for her break-up with Colby on Home and Away... (Picture: Channel 5)

Dean tries to explain himself but now it looks like he's in the bad books with Colby AND Mackenzie. What can Dean do to make things right?

Meanwhile, Jasmine Delaney (Sam Frost) is still reeling from the turn of events involving her husband Robbo (Jake Ryan) and wants to take him to hospital.

But federal agent Scott Larkin (Trent Baines) says it is too dangerous, with the Ourboros gang watching their every move.

Home and Away, Robbo, Jasmine Delaney

Robbo is a man with a plan on Home and Away (Picture: Channel 5)

Much to Jasmine's alarm, Robbo decides he is going to try and find out if dodgy detective Dylan Carter, the man he blames for his family's death, is really still alive after all this time...

Elsewhere in Summer Bay, Maggie Astoni (Kestie Morassi) is trying to give husband Ben (Rohan Nichol) some space to get his mojo back, after the allegations of drug smuggling which ruined his surf board business.

Home and Away, Maggie Astoni

Maggie is unsure how to help husband Ben on Home and Away (Picture: Channel 5)

However, it's starting to become clear that Ben is not just down-in-the-dumps and something else is going on.

But as Ben continues to push Maggie away, how can she find a way to help him?

Home and Away continues weekdays at 1:15pm and 6:00pm on Channel 5

Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters.

Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave?

Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!


Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy.

He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.


Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)


And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.