Mrs Hoggett (Magda Szubanski) has just measured Babe, because she’s planning on roast pork for Christmas lunch.
Sepia-toned footage of a re-enactment of white pastoralists in conflict with local Indigenous people is intercut with an interview with two elders telling us the tale of how the white people took o
A map of the Frew River area. A voice-over tells us about the inevitable conflict that occurred as a result of the pastoralists coming into contact with the Alyawawarra peoples.
Reggie Camphoo Pwerl and Donald Thompson Kemarre tell us about what Indigenous people used to carry with them when they travelled everywhere on foot – the main tool being the grinding stone.
Mrs Rudd (Alfreda Bevan) tries to welcome Mrs White (Dorothy Dunkley) to her humble home, but Dad Rudd (Bert Bailey) scares her away when he appears in his nightshirt.
Old Carey (Len Budrick) calls in a long-standing debt from Rudd, confiscating his livestock in an attempt to force him to sell a parcel of land.
Dave (Fred MacDonald) and his new wife Lily (Lilias Adeson) have moved into a newly built shack over the hill from the main house.
Farmer Hoggett (James Cromwell) arrives home with his new pig, causing great excitement among Fly’s litter of puppies.
Babe (voiced by Christine Cavanaugh) is humiliated in his first attempt to control a pen of sheep. Fly (voiced by Miriam Margolyes) tells him that pigs are inferior, which he doesn’t believe.