10 Best Episodes of Upright

When family outcast Lucky Flynn learns that his mother is dying, he decides to drive to the other side of Australia to see her, packing nothing but an upright piano for the journey. But his plans are soon turned upside down when he meets the runaway teenager Meg, who’s dealing with some family demons of her own.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 08, 2023.

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#15 - Reparations (Season 2 - Episode 4)

Lucky and Meg head out of Cairns, but Lucky's best forgotten past catches up with him.

The episode was rated 7.20 from 30 votes.

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#14 - Reunion (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Years after his adventure with Meg, Lucky struggles to adjust to his new life as a successful musician and it's not long before Meg comes bursting back into his chaotic world.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 30 votes.

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#13 - Day One (Season 1 - Episode 1)

Self-destructive musician Lucky hasn't spoken to his family in years, but he packs up his battered old piano for a 4,000-mile road trip across Australia when he hears his estranged mother is dying.

The episode was rated 7.34 from 157 votes.

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#12 - Bananas (Season 2 - Episode 3)


As Meg continues the search for her mum in Cairns, Lucky tries to lay low to avoid his dubious past.

The episode was rated 7.47 from 30 votes.

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#11 - Tomatoes (Season 2 - Episode 2)

Beginning their search in Queensland for Meg's mum, Lucky struggles to manage his relationship back home as Meg is startled by someone who followed her from Karingunna.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 31 votes.

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#10 - Day Two (Season 1 - Episode 2)


Lucky struggles without his anxiety medication. While waiting for a chemist to open in Port Agusta, Meg picks a fight with bikers at the pub.

The episode was rated 7.49 from 122 votes.

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#9 - Harmless Untruths (Season 2 - Episode 7)

Trapped at the Wellfulness Commune, Lucky starts to unravel its secrets as Meg finally gets the chance to speak to her mother.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 31 votes.

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#8 - Day Five (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Lucky starts to think he should give up when Meg takes off with his piano. Then, a snakebite gives him the wake-up call he needs.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 110 votes.

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#7 - Day Four (Season 1 - Episode 4)

Waiting for their ute to be repaired, Meg and Lucky join a campground party on the Great Australian Bight, but the night takes a nasty turn when Lucky discovers a suicide note.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 109 votes.

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#6 - Eskimo Jonestown (Season 2 - Episode 6)


Meg and Lucky finally make it to the Wellfulness Commune, but don't get the reception they were expecting.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 32 votes.

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#5 - Day Six (Season 1 - Episode 6)

A transformed Lucky prepares to make a major sacrifice. But it's not long before some bad news sends him spiralling into despair.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 94 votes.

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#4 - Day Three (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Meg is beside herself when she loses all of her's and Lucky's money. To make matters worse, they then run out of petrol.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 122 votes.

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#3 - Day Seven (Season 1 - Episode 7)

Lucky finds himself paying the price for Meg's misdemeanours. But that's just the start, things are about to get a whole lot worse.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 98 votes.

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#2 - Enough's Enough (Season 2 - Episode 8)


After escaping the commune, Lucky and Meg race back to Sydney hoping to make it in time to meet Billie at the airport.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 34 votes.

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#1 - Day Eight (Season 1 - Episode 8)

There's tension as Lucky reunites with his brother. As Meg tries to smooth things over, she learns why Lucky had to bring the piano.

The episode was rated 8.39 from 109 votes.

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