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Tom goes to the dairy

With the words "Full cream or low fat?", Tom Neilson went to the dairy to buy cream for Marj - and that was the last Marj, and the audience, saw of him for a long time. 

Marj even appeared on the Holmes show pleading for news of her missing husband (leading to a guest appearance by Paul Holmes himself), but to no avail. 

The writers intended this to be Tom's write-out, but his missing person storyline created such interest that they eventually brought him back to explain, before writing him out for good.

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