Holby City - Season 5

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Episode Guide

  • Accidents Will Happen
    9/30/03
    0.0
    It is Jess's 21st birthday, and Ric is worried he cannot afford to buy her a decent present. But when the cause of the recent Kellar deaths is discovered, Ric is left reeling. Meanwhile, Owen and Chrissie have a good time together.
  • Just Getting By
    Just Getting By
    Episode 51
    9/23/03
    0.0
    Griffin struggles to cope when Keller comes under the spotlight for its recent suspicious deaths. Owen's plan to keep his relationship with Tricia secret is endangered when holiday snaps fall into the wrong hands.
  • Love Nor Money
    Love Nor Money
    Episode 50
    9/16/03
    0.0
    In a neat cossover, the wards of Holby City are bulging with patients from the train crash featured in Casualty's epic season-opener. So, back is Jason, the bitter widowed father of a newborn baby, and we now meet his mother-in-LAW (Anita Dobson). Peter Bowles guests as an old school surgeon whose competance is called into question by Zubin. And Eva Pope playes a professional escort who, it turns out, has Zubin as a client.moreless
  • A Friend In Need
    A Friend In Need
    Episode 49
    9/9/03
    10
    Mubbs was out to impress Rubinda who was on a placement shadowing Rosie. He showed off during an operation and put himself at risk of an HIV infection. Meanwhile, Owen asked Tricia to go on holiday and she accepted. Ric thought Kath's resignation was a mistake and reinstated her. However, when Sarah Palmer's father threatened to go to the papers, Ric backtracked and suggested Kath take some unused holiday. Jess was frozen to the spot when a reporter announced that Sandy had won £150,000 on the lottery. Sandy left Jess, Ric and Kelly large sums of cash and generously paid off Lisa's mortgage.Just as Nic decided to tell Sandy he loved her, he heard she'd dropped everything to be with Danny. Later, the staff gathered for drinks to wish their absent friend well in her new life in Australia and toasted "the one and only Sandy."moreless
  • All That You Leave Behind
    9/2/03
    0.0
    The health inspectors' report is far from positive, so Helen decides to question the nurses over who is responsible for the gross negligence. Kelly brings up her displeasure with the situation during her interview and ends up blaming Kath—who then suffers the brunt of Helen's bullying tactics as she takes her turn in the hot seat. Elsewhere, Rosie attempts to play Cupid for Mubbs, but things go from bad to worse when he invites his date to a lap-dancing club.moreless
  • To Err Is Human
    To Err Is Human
    Episode 47
    8/19/03
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    Tricia applies to be Ric's PA in order to put some distance between her and Owen. Ric and Zubin become increasingly nervous when it is discovered that the recent enexplained death of Sarah Palmer wasn't due to a faulty morphine pump.
  • House Of Cards
    House Of Cards
    Episode 46
    8/12/03
    0.0
    As Ric is appointed the new Clinical Director, Mubbs' parents set him up on a blind date.
  • On The Inside
    On The Inside
    Episode 45
    8/6/03
    0.0
    Alex Adams returns to Holby and Ric is told unoficially that he is going to get the job of Clinical Director. Meanwhile Owen finalises his divorce papers with a bit of encouragement from Tricia.
  • Home
    Home
    Episode 44
    8/5/03
    0.0
    Alex Adams feels more deppressed about his Parkinsons when he attends his father's funeral and meets his estranged family.
  • Carpe Diem
    Carpe Diem
    Episode 43
    7/29/03
    0.0
    Tom stands up Diane to do something romantic for Anita and Ric's son Leo is admitted with pneumonia and is discovered to have traces of heroin in his blood.
  • The Parent Trap
    The Parent Trap
    Episode 42
    7/22/03
    0.0
    Tricia is assigned to be Owens PA but she annoys Rosie and Tom tries dating both Diane and Anita and he tries to persuade Anita to turn down the job at Columbia University.
  • Eyes Wide Open
    Eyes Wide Open
    Episode 41
    7/15/03
    0.0
    Charles Merrick operates on Alex Adams and Diane comes along for support. Meanwhile, Sami Sattar is in for a sperm test to see why they aren't able to conceive.
  • Crossing The Line
    Crossing The Line
    Episode 40
    7/8/03
    0.0
    While Tom juggles Anita and Diane, Alex has to decide if he should have Charles Merricks operation. Kath gets suspicious when she notices that Elizabeth Wood's Husband won't leave her side and Zubin manages to persuade her to tell the truth.
  • Loss Of Faith
    Loss Of Faith
    Episode 39
    7/1/03
    0.0
    A new nurse Kelly Yorke starts work in Keller and Elizabeth Woods is admitted after a suppossed mugging. Her husband tries to convince her to say that Zubin raped her. When she does, Tom suspends him.
  • Can't Always Get What You Want
    6/24/03
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    As Chrisie attends her daughters funeral, Elizabeth Woods is admitted to Holby where the attraction between her and Zubin grows.
  • Private Lives
    Private Lives
    Episode 37
    6/17/03
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    Principles and loyalties are put to the test when Zubin, a new anaesthetist, asks Ric and Tom for help over a decision he made to operate on an unexpected patient - a decision which could end his career.
  • Endgame
    Endgame
    Episode 36
    6/10/03
    0.0
    The New health care assisstant Nic Yorke starts on his first day and gets a lot of attention from the female nurses but the only one that really catches his eye is Sandy Harper.
  • Mum's The Word
    Mum's The Word
    Episode 35
    6/3/03
    0.0
    On the day of the funeral of Chrissies baby, she asks Tricia to do the planning but asks her and Owen not to come, but they do.
  • Seasons In The Sun
    Seasons In The Sun
    Episode 34
    5/27/03
    10
    Alex refuses to take treatment for his tremor until he is persuade to by Diane who is back on her first day after her termination.
  • Think Again
    Think Again
    Episode 33
    5/20/03
    0.0
    Diane discovers that she is carrying the late Steve Waring's baby and requests for an immediate termination.
  • By Any Other Name
    By Any Other Name
    Episode 32
    5/13/03
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    Things get serious for Chrissie and Owen when the pregnancy runs into complications and a new midwife, Rosie Sattar starts her first day of work. Meanwhile, Danny returns from Australia.
  • Going It Alone
    Going It Alone
    Episode 31
    5/6/03
    0.0
    Lisa's first day working in AAU proves to be difficult and Chrissie can no longer stand living with her mother.
  • Glass Half Empty
    Glass Half Empty
    Episode 30
    4/29/03
    7.0
    While Kath starts her first day back after the trial, Lisa's Plans to go to Ben's funeral are thwarted.
  • Desperate Measures
    Desperate Measures
    Episode 29
    4/22/03
    10
    After the crash, Ben and Steve are trapped in a car severly injured. When the medics get to the scene, Ric realises that Steves leg is too damaged to save and they can't get to Ben because Steve is in the way. So Ric deides that Steve needs an amputation. When they get Steve out they can get to Ben but when they get Ben out, they discover that he is too badly injured to save and he dies.moreless
  • The One You Love (2)
    4/15/03
    0.0
    Kath's trial continues with unflattering revelations about the pasts of her and her son. Chrissie gives her a good character reference and she is let off on all charges.
  • The One You Love (1)
    4/8/03
    0.0
    Kaths trial for the assistance of Terry's suicide begins and everyone is surprised when she is charged with murder.
  • As The Day Is Long
    As The Day Is Long
    Episode 26
    4/1/03
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    Tom's finding his sessions with Dr Forbes extremely therapeutic—he fancies her but he's careful not to disclose too much about his turbulent past. When he plucks up the courage to ask her out, he's interrupted by a phone call. Jess, meanwhile, is determined to sort out everyone's love lives as well as her own. When she sees Diane flirting with Alex, she concocts a plan to wean her off him by fixing her up with Steve. Steve fancies Diane but it looks like both Diane and Jess fancy Alex. Alex's shakes have returned: when Diane catches him taking relaxants, he nervously dismisses he has a problem, further arousing her suspicions. Tension mounts between Alex and Ed again when Alex tells him he's needs to sort out his attitude if he's to continue working with him.moreless
  • A Tear In My Eye
    A Tear In My Eye
    Episode 25
    3/25/03
    0.0
    Chrissie's homeless, Owen's still fuming and Ben's got some bad news for Tony. Chrissie's been off work for days, and she's alarmed when she returns to find all her worldly belongings in her office. Ed's shocked to learn she's homeless and offers a bed at his but she flatly refuses. Things are less than rosy for Sandy, too. When Sean turns up blackmailing her again, she resorts to desperate measures and steals from a deceased patient. Danny catches her in the act again and tells her enough is enough and lures Sean into a trap. When he's confronted by Danny he scampers off like a coward. Tom pays a visit to the hospital therapist as part of his AA programme. When he fails to admit he has a problem, he's brought down a peg by the therapist and is forced to face up to the reality of his alcoholism. After Lisa's given an ultimatum by Owen to leave maternity, she goes for an interview at AAU. Jess isn't too happy with the prospect of working with her!moreless
  • For Better, For Worse
    3/18/03
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    Secrets and lies abound in Holby City this week. Tension mounts between Owen and Mubbs in theatre—Owen's bitter and confused about Mubbs' recent accusation and takes his frustration out on him. Mubbs further arouses his suspicions when he tries to backtrack out of the revelation and seems nervous. Throughout the course of the day, Owen becomes more paranoid when he sees Chrissie and Ed talking. Sean blackmails Sandy and she resorts to stealing from the locker room but Danny catches her in the act. She explains the situation and Danny tells her she's probably been caught on camera. He sneakily manages to hide the evidence before Chrissie gets her hands on it. Jess, meanwhile, is enjoying giving Ric a guilt trip about her cheap and pokey accommodation. Ric decides it's time to face up to his responsibilities as a parent. When an old colleague offers him the chance to go private and earn more money, he accepts, despite his principles.moreless
  • One Of Our Own
    One Of Our Own
    Episode 23
    3/11/03
    10
    It's relationship chaos for the staff at Holby this week. Owen discovers the truth about Chrissie; Mubbs and Jess's secret's out; and Tony wakes up to the reality about his relationship with Ben. In theatre, Ric and Diane try to save Tony's kidney but it's unsalvageable. He's placed on dialysis until a suitable donor is found. Meanwhile, Ben blames himself and feels helpless. To make matters worse, John turns up declaring his undying love but Ben's not interested. Ben confides in Danny about what really happened—Danny warns him if Tony decides to press charges, he could be arrested for GBH, or manslaughter if he dies. Ben realises the serious implications and takes action: moments later, he tells Diane his decision to donate his kidney and she does a blood test. Is Ben trying to save his own skin? Tony finally wakes up, and is devastated to learn the seriousness of his condition. Ben tells him he's going to donate his kidney and apologises, but Tony's bitter and confused. After another knock-back from Jess, Mubbs asks out Lisa but she refuses. Later, she tells him she knows about his recent dalliance with Jess and that he's not going to get away with hurting people anymore.moreless
  • When That Shark Bites
    3/4/03
    0.0
    Sean Hunt continues to force Sandy to steal money for him from the hospital.
  • Wonderland
    Wonderland
    Episode 21
    2/25/03
    0.0
    Alex's first day back proves to be stressful and Sandy continues to steal from the patients under the command of Sean Hunt.
  • Dominoes Falling
    Dominoes Falling
    Episode 20
    2/18/03
    0.0
    Sean Hunt comes to Holby to get money from Sandy but when she can't givr it to him, he starts stealing it from patients in the hospital.
  • A Kind Of Loving
    A Kind Of Loving
    Episode 19
    2/11/03
    0.0
    Kath Fox is in court on a reduced charge of Assisised suicide of her husband Terry. Ben Saunders attends a home birth on behalf of Lisa Fox, as a hospital birth has complications. Ben's home birth takes a dangerous turn, and he has to give bith to the baby in the back of an ambulance, This allows Ben to qualify as a registered Midwife. At the Hospital There are a number of power cuts and Mubbs Hussein looses a mother in theatre due to severe bleeding. Tony Vincent spends much of the episode looking for his boyfriend and manages to get cover at work so he can join him later for celebration Drink. However Ben meets up with Greg Townsend, the paramedic from the ambulence and they go off together for a bit. Tony arrives after this has finished so it appears Ben is off the hook.moreless
  • Beneath The Skin
    Beneath The Skin
    Episode 18
    2/4/03
    0.0
    As the police exhume Terry's body, Lisa has doubts as to whether she made th right desicion. The police start to interview Kath and charge her with Terry's murder.
  • 'Til Death Us Do Part
    1/28/03
    0.0
    On the day of Owen and Chrissies wedding, Chrissie asmits her true feelings to Ed and Owens daughter is aginst the wedding. At the hospital, Kath gets worried when the police ask her questions about Terry's death and they decide that they need to exhume his body.
  • A Right To Know
    A Right To Know
    Episode 16
    1/21/03
    0.0
    On the night of Chrissie's bachelorette party and Owen's Bachelor party, Sandy is left in charge of the ward and Lisa becomes more suspicious about her Fathers death and calls the police.
  • Me And My Gal
    Me And My Gal
    Episode 15
    1/14/03
    0.0
    Tom continues his drinking habits despite Ed's pleas. Tom is later called into theatre for an emergancy operation where he collapses from severe intestinal bleeding. When Ric discovers how bad the condition of Tom's liver is, Tom's life and career are in Ric's hands. Meanwhile, Owen desperately tries to find a best man for his wedding and ask Ed.moreless
  • Hair Of The Dog
    Hair Of The Dog
    Episode 14
    1/7/03
    0.0
    At her Boyfriend Seans party, Sandy Harper is drugged and raped by Seans friend, Sean gave her the drug in a drink for part-payment to his friend. Lisa Fox and Kath Fox are starting to cope with Terry's death. Lisa doesn't cope well dealing with a couple and their Caesarian-born daughter, who has a potentaly serious condition. Tom Campbell-Gore was selected to perform some pioneering surgery on a heart patient using a new robotic system for Heart transplants. But the strain of having another of his patients die prior to the operation, and having to do the operation while being watched by a group of seinior medics, is too much to handle, and he turns to the vodka (again). Ed Keating finds Tom drunk and covers-up for Tom again, but later Ed gives Tom an ultimatum. The operation is a success and the party of medics leave happily.moreless
  • Time To Kill
    Time To Kill
    Episode 13
    12/31/02
    0.0
    Holby is getting ready to See in the New Year, But Tom Campbell-Gore has returned to drink. When Ed Keating cathces him drinking before an operation, he stops Tom from operating.
    Kath and Terry Fox go to Terry's beach house, where Terry asks Kath to end His life, she does eventually and reluctantly accept.
    Danny Shaughnessy and Lisa Fox are caught in a clinch and Midnight and Chrissie Williams decides to keep her baby.moreless
  • Sins Of The Father
    Sins Of The Father
    Episode 12
    12/26/02
    0.0
    Tom Campbell-Gore's parents turn up at Holby, and his father is pushed into watching one of his sons operations. A pair of lungs become availible but can only go to one of two brothers, the sickest of which is given the chance, he however will not accept, and passes the opportunity to his brother. This is all due to the brother's father liking the younger and (slightly) healthier brother. The changover takes too long and the organs are taken to another hospital. In a fit of rage Tom damages the theatre and blames his problems on his father. Terry Fox and Kath Shaughnessy have to get married in hospital as Terry is too ill To go to the Registry Office. Ric Griffin also has to tell terry that he only has weeks to live.moreless
  • Sinners And Saints
    Sinners And Saints
    Episode 11
    12/17/02
    8.0
    Chrissie Williams and Kath Shaughnessy show their engagement rings to the other staff. Kath is busy trying to arrange the wedding for as soon as possible. An old flame of Tom Campbell-Gore arrives with er husband who needs a major heart operation. Dispite Tom's best efforts and two sessions of surgery he does not survive. Kath is torn because her catholic faith will not allow a second marriage and is upset because the new and very strict chaplain Father Sankar will not bless the marriage. Mubbs Hussein runs the staff chrismas raffle, the top prize of £250 is won by Sandy Harper, a bottle of whiskey is won by Tom Campbell-Gore, who is an alcoholic. Sandy realizes that her new boyfriend Sean who's intentions over his Grandmother Minnie are financial, and he is not the wonderful person she thought he was.moreless
  • Leopard Spots
    Leopard Spots
    Episode 10
    12/10/02
    0.0
    Terry Fox proposes to Kath Shaughnessy, But changes his mind once Ric Griffin tells him he has terminal cancer. Marty Campbell-Gore comes back to Holby, which leads to a revelation for Tom, his brother. Bob Butler is admitted to Darwin Ward for a leg artery by-pass operation, but things turn out even worse than he and his wife feared. In Maternity, Mary Jenkins has triplets by Caesarian, but a serious problem with one of them is discovered soon after birth. A teenager who is sick of her mothers drug-dabbling antics, wants to be put into care after her mother is admitted with a dangerous reaction to an ecstacy tablet, which was supplied by Tom Campbell-Gore's dodgy brother Marty.moreless
  • Every Cloud...
    Every Cloud...
    Episode 9
    12/3/02
    0.0
    Kath Shaughnessy and Terry Fox's plans to have a Christmas are wrecked by terrible news. When he starts suffering severe abdominal pains Kath takes him to see Ric Griffin at Holby. Ric takes him to have surgery, only to find that cancer has spread throughout Terry's Body. Lisa Fox eventually finds out the real situation with her father, and vents her feelings towards Kath Shaughnessy to her face. Following Owen Davis's proposal, Chrissie Williams is torn between him and Ed Keating, at least until when a patient, Fran Turner, tells her about her marrige breakdown... and how stupid it was. . Sandy Harper's admirer, Sean Hunt, sends her a big bouquet of flowers, and ends up lending her the money to repay Danny Shaughnessy and Lisa. In Maternity, a case of eclampsia in a woman pregnant by donor insemination leads Lisa into an awkward situation with the husband. Helen Frost, the wife of a major hospital benefactor, is admitted, and when Ric suspects she may be HIV-positive, her husband becomes very rude and hostile towards the hospital staff, including Tom Campbell-Gore. It later transpires that Helen's Husband Jim Frost had aquired HIV and passed on the infection to his wife.moreless
  • Ladies Night
    Ladies Night
    Episode 8
    11/26/02
    0.0
    Mubbs Hussein is in trouble after a night out on the town when he seduced a drunk lady, Gina Wilson. The next day she appears at the hospital as a patient in for a hysterectomy, but she begins to have second thoughtsa about the operation. A woman, Parmita Ashar, brings her husband into Holby after he suffers a heart attack, but it is found that she has been Hurt in a rape attack. When Mira, her daughter, arrives, the truth starts show, thanks to help from Chrissie Williams. Owen Davis lays on a big surprise for Chrissie, but she is more interested in Ed Keating.moreless
  • Old Friends
    Old Friends
    Episode 7
    11/19/02
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    Terry Fox takes Kath Shaughnessy into work, his daughter Lisa Fox is less than pleased when she sees them kissing eachother goodbye. Danny Shaughnessy is very shocked and disturbed when he realises that Sandy Harper is reporting for the day shift, she had just worked all night as an agency nurse, so as she can earn the money to repay her former flatmates Lisa and Danny. Chrissie Williams shares his concerns when Sandy is making several minor errors. Tom Campbell-Gore's unofficial patient, Johnjo Kinsell, returns, he was left at A&E. His condition worsens and he is brought up for immediate surgery performed by Ric Griffin. Griffin, and Diane Lloyd are deeply puzzled that someone appears to have already operated on the patient using amateur equipment. He is in a very serious condition, and when Sandy makes another Mistake in her care of him, he has to be rushed back into theatre for another operation, in which he dies. Campbell-Gore then has to explain the death to colleagues, the police, and then Kinsell's partners in crime, Which include his brother, Martin (Marty), with whom he has a final?!? showdown.moreless
  • Lear's Children
    Lear's Children
    Episode 6
    11/12/02
    0.0
    Lisa is furious when she discovers that she can't claim insurance because Sandy hasn't been paying the premium.
  • Long Day's Night
    Long Day's Night
    Episode 5
    11/5/02
    0.0
    When Danny, Lisa and Sandy host a Bon Fire night party at their flat, it soon turns to tragedy when a drunk Sandy accidentally sets fire to the flat. Ben has to be admitted to the hospital because of smoke inhalation.
  • Repercussions
    Repercussions
    Episode 4
    10/29/02
    0.0
    As Tom and Ric both compete for the post of Clinical Director, Toms drg addict brother shows up in need of a heart operation. Diane feels guilty about how she treated him at the party and she goes to his flat to aplogise, only to find him in bed with Lisa.moreless
  • Facing Facts
    Facing Facts
    Episode 3
    10/22/02
    0.0
    Jess witnesses a car-jacking while jogging to work and she runs over to help the victim. She kicks one of the perpetrators and they run off. Jess then brings the victim to Holby where Robbie Waring also is admitted with injuries. Danny embarrasses Diane at the party which he persuades her to bring him to where Chrissie becomes the center of attention.moreless
  • Depths Of Devotion
    Depths Of Devotion
    Episode 2
    10/15/02
    0.0
    Tom has to lay down the law after Ed tries to ensure that a young patient gets a new heart. Danny and Diane's relationship is put to the test when they have to treat a suspicious abuse victim. Ben tries to protect a pregnant runaway with disastorus results.
  • Perfect Day
    Perfect Day
    Episode 1
    10/8/02
    0.0
    Lisa assists with a home birth in the country, giving her an opportunity to enjoy her new car. However there are problems and Lisa has no choice but to take the woman to Holby. She is Carjacked, and has to perform the birth at the side of the road. Danny and Diane's relationship falters, and a blast from Mubbs's past turns up at the hospital - with disastrous consequences.moreless
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