The Bill - Season 16

ITV (ended 2010)




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AIRED ON 8/26/2004

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Episode Guide

  • The Morning After
    The Morning After
    Episode 86
    Sun Hill returns to normal after the Christmas break, although PCs Quinnan and Page are acting suspiciously. As the pair try to rekindle their affair, DCs Lennox and Webb investigate the assault on a shop assistant, and discover it was actually a pair of crooked security guards who were responsible. PCs Hagen and Page have a minor PolAcc, and when Hagen tries to tell PC Stamp about Page and Quinnan's affair, he accuses her of trying to get back at Page for the accident.moreless
  • The Night Before
    The Night Before
    Episode 85
    PC Smith becomes a knight in shining armour for a shop assistant when he and PC Rickman apprehend a shoplifter with a little help from Santa. DS McAllister maliciously ruins PC Hollis's plans for the Sun Hill Christmas Party, forcing him to organise another venue. The party turns sour and a fight breaks out, and when PC Quinnan tends to an injured PC Page, they end up in bed together.moreless
  • Bad For Your Health Part Two
    PC Klein is missing from morning parade, and PCs Quinnan and Stamp find him unconscious and badly injured in a crashed van belonging to the McBride cigarette smuggling gang. With DS McAllister determined to prove that Klein was corrupt, Uniform race to find evidence to clear his name. Missing DJ Johnny Margolis seems to be the key, and he is found when the police search McBride's house.moreless
  • Bad For Your Health Part One
    It's Dave Quinnan's first wedding anniversary, and tensions are high between him and Polly Page. A series of brutal beatings reveals a turf war between two rival gangs of cigarette smugglers. Nick Klein finds himself in trouble when he tries to buy a mixing desk from his favourite DJ, Johnny Margolis, and ends up abducted by the McBride gang.moreless
  • Friends
    Episode 82
    A raid on a brothel uncovers several illegal immigrants from Croatia forced to work as protitutes. The owner of the premises, Carson agrees to reveal who is bringing these girls into England and the brothels, a person called Luca in exchange for a lesser charge but on the way to court, the police van is ambushed and Carson kidnapped. After the car used in the ambush is found with blood stained seats, it is suspected Carson has been killed. Carson's lawyer, Doyle eventually agrees to set up a meeting with Luca and Boyden sets up a surveillance operation on a locker. A female who ran away during the police raid on the brothel called Lutza collects the money and it turns out she is in fact Luca as well and responsible for setting up the agency that sends Croatian women to England. Afterwards, McCann receives the good news that he has passed his Sergeant's exam and leaving Sun Hill.moreless
  • Two Way Burn
    Two Way Burn
    Episode 81
    Two young girls are trapped in a house fire, and end up in hospital in a critical condition. When the fire department turns up evidence of arson, DCI Meadows is assigned to lead the investigation, with DCs Webb and Spears. Suspicion falls on a loan shark who was seen outside the house just before the fire, then on the girls' father, but ultimately their mother is to blame. Meanwhile, Webb and Spears "light some fires" of their own.moreless
  • Team Colours
    Team Colours
    Episode 80
    A post-match fight is being arranged between two rival gangs of football fans, and Sun Hill is the venue. When Supt Chandler assigns DI Cullen to the case, DCI Meadows is determined to show him up by cracking the case himself using a teenage assault suspect and member of the Larkmead Crew as an informant. When Cullen and Lennox discover Meadows' informant has lied to him about the gang's intentions, CID and Uniform rush to head off the mob before they attack an Asian marketplace.moreless
  • Sorted
    Episode 79
    PC Klein spends all night DJing at a local nightclub, and lies to Sgt Cryer when he skips work the next day. Unfortunately for him, Cryer soon finds out what really happened, and to make matters worse, CID investigate an abduction/extortion case in which two of the victims accuse Klein of using drugs at the club the night before.moreless
  • A Gathering Storm
    A Gathering Storm
    Episode 78
    PC Smith is suspected of having racist or personal motives when he fails to respond to an urgent assistance call from PC McCann, who is badly beaten by a gang of neo-Nazi skinheads. Determined to clear his name, Smith veers dangerously close to compromising an SO10 undercover operation to arrest the gang's leader, Jurgen Holz, on drug trafficking charges.moreless
  • Behind Enemy Lines
    Behind Enemy Lines
    Episode 77
    DC Spears and PC Smith are taken hostage when an armed bank raid goes terribly wrong. As SO19 units surround the building, Ch. Insp. Conway and Supt. Chandler arrive to negotiate with the two robbers, Dwight and Rollo. A tense stand-off ensues, and PC Smith realises the men are ex-soldiers and that they had help from one of the bank employees. Rollo shoots Dwight during an argument, and Chandler orders SO19 to storm the building despite Conway's objections. Spears is taken hostage, but Rollo turns the gun on himself when he realises there is no way out of the situation.moreless
  • Carnival
    Episode 76
    DC Glaze and PC McCann end up at loggerheads over each other's attitudes to policing when they work together to investigate a drugs case. A heated conversation and a brush with death for Glaze during the London Carnival inspire both officers to change their ways: McCann applies to take the sergeants' exam, and Glaze shaves off his afro.moreless
  • A Girl's Best Friend
    PC Quinnan finds the body of a man who has died of a heart attack in a car. When delivering the man's personal effects to his wife, Quinnan is mortified to find they include a gift to the man's mistress, a woman named Alice. Trying to do a good deed, Quinnan resolves to deliver the gift to its intended recipient, but things become much more complicated when his wife Jenny Quinnan discovers the gift and thinks he's having an affair, and CID discover that the dead man is wanted by Interpol for diamond smuggling.moreless
  • On the Hook Part Two
    Under pressure from the new superintendent to solve the Freeley murder case, DCI Meadows questions the prime suspects, two friends of Melody Griffiths who were seen leaving the scene, KJ Leonard and Oz Benson. Traces of Leonard's skin are found on Darren Freeley's knuckles, and although Oz Benson admits they were there and were angry with Freeley, they didn't kill him. Leonard had threatened to kill him because he was seeing Melody Griffiths, but had also told Darren's brother Michael. When PC Rickman finds the murder weapon, the forensic evidence points to Michael as the killer, and when confronted by Meadows, he breaks down and admits that it was him. With the case solved, DCI Meadows attends his misconduct hearing, after some not-too-encouraging words from Supt Chandler.moreless
  • On the Hook Part One
    The new CID team arrives at Sun Hill, lead by the new station commander, Supt Tom Chandler. DCI Meadows is facing a disciplinary board hearing, but is assigned to head the investigation of an apparently racially-motivated harassment of a local family, and the main suspect turns out to be Helen Freeley, a woman Meadows had an affair with several years previously. As the Sun Hill officers get to know the new faces at the local pub, Helen Freeley's son Darren is found murdered.moreless
  • All Fall Down Part Two
    CIB take Maggie Lyons in for questioning, but Don Beech hires a crooked lawyer to represent her, as well as perform other useful services. Beech obtains a false passport and buys a quantity of diamonds with the money he stole from Howard Fallon as he prepares to flee the country with Maggie. Sun Hill officers continue to be interviewed by CIB, and although no firm connection with Beech can be established, it's the end of the line for DI Deakin, DS Daly and DC Holmes. DCI Meadows manages to survive the cull due to his contacts in the Yard. Maggie changes her mind about following Beech, and he boards a flight to Australia alone.moreless
  • All Fall Down Part One
    CIB sweep into Sun Hill and suspend the entire CID department with immediate effect. DC Lennox is horrified to discover that DS Stanton was a CIB mole. As the disgraced detectives are interviewed to establish their connection to Don Beech, DCI Meadows hurriedly calls in some favours at Scotland Yard. Ch. Supt. Brownlow finds himself under pressure to resign, which he reluctantly does. Meanwhile, Beech prepares to go into hiding.moreless
  • The River
    The River
    Episode 70
    Don Beech turns himself in to CIB, but DS Stanton is horrified when he convinces Det. Supt. Hodges to use him in a sting operation to catch not only Howard Fallon, but two corrupt Drug Squad detectives, Tasker and Garrard, who are also on Fallon's payroll. Fitted with a tracking device, Beech meets Fallon and the detectives in a riverside warehouse while Hodges, Stanton and an SO19 team wait outside. Shots are fired, and as the police storm the building they find Fallon and the others tied up, the tracking device shot off, and Beech missing. Beech swims across the river to meet Maggie, but a heavy police presence causes her to leave without him.moreless
  • Fifty-Fifty
    Episode 69
    PC Quinnan and PC Carver find the body of DS Boulton. Sun Hill is in shock, none more so than the devastated DS Stanton. AMIP (the Area Major Incident Pool) arrive to investigate Boulton's death and their investigations eventually lead them to Don Beech who mysteriously disappears. Stanton trails Maggie Lyons to a shopping centre where she has arranged to meet Beech, but he escapes.moreless
  • Find the Lady
    Find the Lady
    Episode 68
    DS Stanton tries to find out if her lover DS Boulton is working with Don Beech, but finds nothing. When their star witness Lynette turns up again, they immediately hide her in a safe house where she tells them that Ray Bazzini killed Rachel Booker. Beech tells Fallon the location of the safe house and Lynette escapes from the thugs he sends to get her, but disappears again. As Stanton is about to tell Boulton about her secret assignment, he gets a phone call from Beech who needs to talk to him urgently. They meet at a construction site, where Beech admits he has been working for Fallon and it was him who gave up Lynette's location. He tries to convince Boulton to help him out, for friendship's sake and possibly for money, but an angry Boulton refuses. They fight, and in the struggle, Beech beats Boulton to death. He realises what he has done and flees the scene, leaving behind the body of the late DS John Boulton…moreless
  • In Safe Hands
    In Safe Hands
    Episode 67
    PC Sam Harker finds out that a 14-year-old boy has been sleeping with his foster mother. It's a dilemma, but Harker makes the painful decision to inform the Child Protection Team and the Social Services. DS Beech tries to get Boulton and Stanton on his side, while they try to find Lynette, their witness against Howard Fallon.moreless
  • Fake Fur
    Fake Fur
    Episode 66
    A series of mysterious numbers in Rachel Booker's diary is revealed by Scotland Yard to be a set of bank accounts. One of Rachel's fellow dancers, Lynette, is persuaded by DS Boulton and DS Stanton to tell them what's going on. Vickery's, a fur export company owned by Howard Fallon and Ray Bazzini, is actually a front for a money laundering operation. Stanton and Boulton go on a double date with Beech and his girlfriend Maggie Lyons. The case is turned over to the NCS, but Stanton covertly photographs Beech meeting with Fallon.moreless
  • Touch and Go
    Touch and Go
    Episode 65
    DS Beech is outraged when Rachel Booker, a dancer at one of Howard Fallon's clubs, is brutally attacked, and Beech's mobile number is among her possessions. DS Boulton and DS Stanton find the main suspect is Warren Askew, who was obsessed with Rachel, but he doesn't seem to have been responsible. When Boulton tries calling the phone numbers Rachel had, he is shocked when Beech answers the phone. Beech makes an excuse that he tried to pick up Rachel in a bar, and begs Boulton to overlook that piece of evidence. When Boulton and Stanton's enquiries begin to lead them to Ray Bazzini, Fallon's minder, Beech plants evidence to frame Askew who is arrested for Rachel's murder when she dies, and who hangs himself in his cell.moreless
  • Supping With the Devil
    DS Don Beech meets 'businessman' Howard Fallon at a poker game. When Beech's winnings turn out to be counterfeit notes, he confronts Fallon who offers him a substantial bribe to find out who hijacked one of his lorries and to get to the stolen shipment before Customs or the police. DS Daly is suspicious when Beech tries to get involved with the investigation, but one of Daly's snouts points the finger at a former employee of Fallon's and the driver of the missing truck. It looks like the beginning of a beautiful friendship between Beech and Fallon.moreless
  • New Friends
    New Friends
    Episode 63
    Former DS Ted Roach, now working as a private investigator, helps Sun Hill CID nail a local villain.
  • Old Enemies
    Old Enemies
    Episode 62
    P.C. Carver stops a driver who appears a little the worse for wear - former DS Ted Roach.
  • First Impressions, Part Two
    PCs Hayward and Clarke try to redeem themselves after a disastrous first day, and decide to exact revenge on the wind-up merchants on the relief.
  • First Impressions, Part One
    Probationary PCs Ben Hayward and Roz Clarke arrive for their first day at Sun Hill, and are subjected to a series of wind-ups by the relief.
  • Some Like It Hot
    Some Like It Hot
    Episode 59
    DC Lennox is stung by comments about his physical fitness and determines to beat Ch Supt Brownlow at squash, as soon as he has arrested a villain from his past. PC Page reaches out to PC Quinnan after her stalking experience, but he rebuffs her.
  • Gentle Touch, Part Three
    PC Page learns what it's like to be a victim of crime as the crazed stalker targets her, making nuisance calls and breaking into her flat. DCs Lennox and Glaze focus their investigation on Emma Roberts's boss, and discover he had an intriguing visitor in prison.
  • Gentle Touch, Part Two
    As her friendship with stalker victim Emma Roberts develops, PC Polly Page is determined to find the stalker and starts to believe that he might be closer than she thought.
  • Gentle Touch, Part One
    A terrified young woman fears that she has become the victim of a stalker. But as PC Polly Page investigates the case she finds that she too is being drawn into a nightmare world of unseen terror.
  • Lullaby, Part 3
    Lullaby, Part 3
    Episode 55
    P.C. Smith and Tim Tze are kidnapped. Officers discover that the boy's missing parents were involved in a money laundering operation.
  • Lullaby, Part 2
    Lullaby, Part 2
    Episode 54
    P.C. Smith gets closer to Tim Tze as the search for his parents continues. D.I. Deakin discovers that the family's restaurant has been put up for sale and uncovers details of an extramarital affair.
  • Lullaby, Part 1
    Lullaby, Part 1
    Episode 53
    P.C. Smith takes a seven-year-old Chinese boy under his wing after his parents mysteriously disappear.
  • Doppelganger
    Episode 52
    Sgt. Boyden is shocked to discover that someone has been impersonating him, raiding illegal poker games and pocketing all the cash, and decides to go undercover as a punter to trap him.
  • Time to Kill
    Time to Kill
    Episode 51
    Sgt. Ackland adopts a new "virtual" identity to trap a sinister cyberstalker who is dating and attacking women.
  • No Man's Land
    No Man's Land
    Episode 50
    Sgt. Cryer is angry at D.C. Webb's couldn't care-less attitude towards a body found on a roundabout, so sets about identifying the man himself.
  • No-One's That Honest
    Ch. Insp. Conway is astounded when an elderly man (and former police officer) turns up at the station with a suitcase containing half a million pounds, which he claims he found on the street. As P.C. Rickman counts the money, Conway decides to do some digging, as surely no-one could be that honest.moreless
  • Say It with Flowers
    Say It with Flowers
    Episode 48
    D.C.s Glaze and Holmes investigate the apparent suicide of a local councillor and uncover a plot to pervert the course of justice by ensuring that massage parlours with links to the local freemasons' lodge are not raided.
  • Bad Habits
    Bad Habits
    Episode 47
    P.C. Smith carries out the wrongful arrest of a drugs rehabilitation worker for possession of illegal substances, and is forced to confront his racial prejudice.
  • Caught Short
    Caught Short
    Episode 46
    D.C. Lennox has to decide where his loyaltes lie when he sees his wife visit a suspect's home.
  • Whispers
    Episode 45
    D.C. Proctor, under pressure over his poor performance, decides to trap a burglar to avoid being transferred from Sun Hill.
  • Beyond Conviction
    Beyond Conviction
    Episode 44
    P.C.s Klein and Hagen are called to a stabbing at a shopping centre, and find themselves on the trail of a Rwandan war criminal.
  • Soft Talking
    Soft Talking
    Episode 43
    P.C. Smith has to deliver a baby in the street. Worried about the mother's condition, he investigates her background, and discovers a history of prostitution and drug abuse.
  • Room Service
    Room Service
    Episode 42
    DS Claire Stanton is desperate to be discharged from the Don Beech case, but her CIB boss assures her she is doing well. DS John Boulton accepts a free night at a plush Docklands hotel, and invites Stanton to join him. Sure enough, as the pair settle down for their evening of luxury, an assault and robbery at the hotel sees Sun Hill officers arrive to investigate, and their night is ruined. The next day, CID investigates the theft of a laptop computer, and DS Beech is intrigued by reports of a "mystery blonde" sighted fleeing from the hotel. Horrified that Beech could discover their affair, Boulton and Stanton send Beech to the other side of London while they solve the case themselves - the laptop's owner was seduced by an employee of a rival computer company. Unfortunately, since her target Beech has discovered their affair, Stanton ends her and Boulton's relationship.moreless
  • Trust Part 3: The Deep Blue Sea
    Sun Hill station is rife with rumours that PC Cass Rickman has "gone native" and joined Leroy Jones and his gang. As Rickman arrives at the plush hotel room of a City businessman to pick up the cocaine, Toussaint and his thugs burst in and kill him, and Leroy is ordered to kill Toussaint's main rival, Nathan Clarke. As Sam Harker fears, Cass and Leroy have fallen in love, but Rickman returns to Sun Hill the next day to brief Operation Trident. As she and Leroy return to Toussaint's garage, SO19 raid the building. Toussaint realises that Rickman is a police officer, and is about to shoot her when a shot rings out - Leroy shoots Toussaint and then runs away. Rickman tells DCI Meadows she didn't see who shot him... but DS Beech knows better.moreless
  • Trust Part 2: The Hare and the Hounds
    To finance their buy-in to the Bronte drug dealing franchise, Leroy Jones and his gang, including PC Cass Rickman, rob a building society, although the police are waiting for them at the wrong bank. The relief buzzes with rumours that Rickman has "gone native", although DCI Rostron of Operation Trident believes she is still undercover, and sends PC Sam Harker to watch her flat. Rickman and Jones buy in to the syndicate, but they are kidnapped when Leroy's friends betray him to rival dealer Toussaint, who sends Rickman to collect the first shipment of cocaine.moreless
  • Trust Part 1: A Sprat to Catch a Mackerel
    What looks like a drug-related murder by Yardie street gangs on Sun Hill's patch causes Borough Commander Mannion to call in Operation Trident, who think that the gangs are trying to muscle in on the Larkmead Estate. A new scheme to encourage taxi drivers to help the police bears fruit when an overzealous cabbie brings a 'prisoner', Wesley Carter, to the station, saying he heard him making a drug deal. Checking Carter's phone reveals the number of Leroy Jones (see Borderline). Trident get PC Rickman to phone him and arrange a meeting, as her cover from their last meeting is still intact. Rickman and Jones meet at a health club, but narrowly escape with their lives after a drive-by shooting. Jones confirms Trident's suspicions about the Yardies, but he and his crew are after a piece of the action as well, Carter looking to supply whilst they do the dealing as a franchise. DC Danny Glaze is beaten up when he listens in on a meeting with Carter, but Rickman manages to convince the gang not to kill him. Worried about the rival gangs killing him, Rickman agrees to let Leroy stay at her flat.moreless
  • Going Public
    Going Public
    Episode 38
    D.C. Webb investigates an assault but is rather taken with the victim's beautiful wife.
  • Love or Money
    Love or Money
    Episode 37
    D.S. Stanton investigates D.S. Beech's involvement with a credit card fraudster.
  • Search Me
    Search Me
    Episode 36
    There has been an outbreak of street robberies and stop and search (or stop and talk) is being resumed. Ch. Supt. Mannion asks Ch. Supt. Brownlow to stand in for him for a TV interview. The interview shows footage of the police carrying out two stop and search operations. Brownlow tries to shift some of the blame on his troops, which is greeted with some displeasure. To show the troops that he leads from the front, Brownlow and Ch. Insp. Conway decide to lead from the front and head onto the streets in the C.I.D. car. They respond to a call and collar one of the street robbers. The other robber hops onto a bus and Brownlow gets uniform to stop the bus, leading to some ribald comments about Brownlow arresting them by the busload. Mannion announces he's setting up a special unit to combat street robberies in the area.moreless
  • White Lies
    White Lies
    Episode 35
    A Barton Street PC is stabbed when he pursues two robbery suspects into Sun Hill. A black youth, identified as Mark Okin, is found bashed and unconscious at about the same time. PC Jim Carver is assigned to the Okin family in his new role as Family Liaison Officer, but further investigation by CID makes Mark a suspect in PC Brennan's stabbing. Carver is horrified when DS Daly wants him to use his position of trust with the Okin family to collect evidence against Mark. John Wilson, the boyfriend of Mark's sister Amy is found to be responsible for the robbery, stabbing PC Brennan, as well as beating up Mark when he refused to take the blame for the stabbing.moreless
  • The Squad
    The Squad
    Episode 34
    PC Tony Stamp has been brought in as a driver for the Flying Squad. They're shadowing a suspect called Barwood, who has just gone into a bank with someone. The person is a keyholder so it must be a manager. The Squad trace the manager's address and send someone round to see if his family is being held hostage. Someone in the bank triggers the alarm and uniform arrive, scaring off the getaway car. Despite Stamp's best efforts, they lose the getaway car and the car with the hostage family. Barwood demands to be set free or the family get it.moreless
  • Catch a Falling Star
    Ch. Insp. Conway jumps at the chance of helping Sixties pop idol Sadie Tyler. He tries to catch an obsessive fan, alleged to have stolen the draft of her autobiography, but his personal feelings get in the way of his professional judgement.
  • Blurred around the Edges
    P.C. Smith has to decide whether his loyalties lie with old army friends or his colleagues in the police.
  • Warm Bodies, Part 2
    Warm Bodies, Part 2
    Episode 31
    D.S.s Boulton and Stanton press on with their investigation, but there is another man in Stanton's life.
  • Warm Bodies, Part 1
    Warm Bodies, Part 1
    Episode 30
    D.S.s Boulton and Stanton investigate a possible connection between two separate assaults.
  • Wheels
    Episode 29
    P.C. Stamp is furious that P.C. Hagen has been chosen to drive the new crime car.
  • Loyalty
    Episode 28
    D.C. Lennox carries out an unofficial investigation on behalf of a friend, to the consternation of his colleagues…
  • Over the Edge
    Over the Edge
    Episode 27

    Ch. Supt. Brownlow and Ch. Supt. Mannion are on the panel for a Metropolitan Police hearing against a sergeant who is charged with disobeying a direct order which resulted in the serious injury of another officer. Mannion is easily convinced of the sergeant's guilt, but Brownlow isn't so sure.

  • Take It or Leave It
    Take It or Leave It
    Episode 26
    D.C. Holmes investigates a suspected money-launderer named Terry Jowit, who is wanted by police in Scotland. Holmes discovers a cheque in Jowit's mail from an antiques dealer, which leads her to suspect that he buys expensive antiques with 'dirty money' as a means of laundering it. What Holmes doesn't count on is antique dealer Judy Ryan having a tape of D.S. Beech accepting a bribe, and Beech will do anything to keep it a secret.moreless
  • Protect and Survive
    Protect and Survive
    Episode 25
    D.C. Webb arrives at Sun Hill and has to deal with a dangerous prison escapee as members of the relief succumb to injury.
  • The Driver
    The Driver
    Episode 24
    P.C. Hagen goes undercover as a driver for the manager of a string of massage parlours.
  • The Trial of Eddie Santini
    P.C. Eddie Santini is on trial at the Old Bailey, accused of the murder of Jessica Orton. As the trial proceeds, Sherman's employees set about eliminating the key witnesses.
  • Kiss Off - Part 2
    Kiss Off - Part 2
    Episode 22
    D.S. Fox is convinced that P.C. Santini was involved in the murder of Jessica Orton, but her D.C.I. thinks she has lost all objectivity.
  • Kiss Off - Part 1
    Kiss Off - Part 1
    Episode 21
    P.C. Santini is desperate to conceal his involvement with the Ortons. One of the AMIP team assigned to investigate the explosion at their club is Det. Sgt. Rosie Fox.
  • Meltdown, Part 3
    Meltdown, Part 3
    Episode 20
    P.C. Quinnan and D.S. Boulton agree to set aside their differences to nail Mick Glover, but the strain of the case starts to disrupt Quinnan's domestic life.
  • Meltdown, Part 2
    Meltdown, Part 2
    Episode 19
    P.C. Quinnan disobeys orders to find a missing youth as the police face an uphill struggle to gain control of the Jasmine Allen estate.
  • Meltdown, Part 1
    Meltdown, Part 1
    Episode 18
    P.C. Quinnan volunteers to work with the community centre on the Jasmine Allen estate, where he was stabbed, but D.S. Boulton threatens to undermine the initiative in his pursuit of a suspected drug dealer.
  • Nightwork
    Episode 17
    P.C. Worrell goes undercover as a prostitute after a punter is assaulted and robbed.
  • When the Bough Breaks
    Insp. Monroe's daughter is arrested for shoplifting.
  • Reasons to Be Fearful
    Sgt. Boyden and P.C. Worrell arrest a man dealing drugs to schoolchildren, but D.S. Beech needs to use the man's mother as a witness against a major villain.
  • Inside Straight
    Inside Straight
    Episode 14

    D.I. Deakin and D.S. Beech take part in a high-stakes poker match.

  • Streetwise
    Episode 13

    A young boy, Ashley Palmer, goes missing, and D.C. Skase is positive that he has been abducted by his mother's boyfriend, Peter Gough. Investigating with P.C. Klein, Skase questions Ashley's friend Jason Toomey, who says he saw Ashley get into a car the previous night. Skase tells Klein that Toomey has identified the make of vehicle car and given a partial registration number, the details matching those of Gough's car. The officers search the car and arrest Gough on drugs charges, and when blood is found in the car, it looks like Skase was right. When Ashley's father says it was his car that the boy got into, Skase's case starts to fall apart. Confined to his desk by a furious D.C.I. Meadows, Skase works out that Ashley's friend Danny Gough knows he's on a boat, the "Josie-May". He races to the dock and is horrified to find that Ashley has died after fighting with Danny. D.C.I. Meadows vows to charge Skase with perverting the course of justice - whether he does or not, Rod Skase's career in the police is over.

  • The Untouchables
    The Untouchables
    Episode 12
    DC Danny Glaze sees a man set alight on the Larkmead Estate, and becomes determined to solve the case. They identify a suspect's car from CCTV tapes, and Insp. Monroe discovers a witness to the incident, a girl named Rochelle, who identifies the suspect, Dominic Mileham in a identity parade. When she suddenly retracts her statement and accuses Danny of paying her to identify Mileham, it seems Mileham and his solicitor father will go free. Danny takes a big risk and convinces Rochelle to wear a wire to prove Mileham's involvement.moreless
  • On the Wagon
    On the Wagon
    Episode 11
    PC Jim Carver returns to duty after undergoing treatment for his alcoholism. Unfortunately for him, he is paired with PC Dale Smith and their first case involves alcohol! Attending what first appears to be a racial assault at a post office, Carver uncovers a scam to sell thousands of pounds worth of illegally-imported alcohol to off-licences. Smith and much of the relief don't trust him, and after a Customs raid on a off-licence turns out to be an empty building, Carver must go out on his own (and on his bicycle) to find the person behind the scam.moreless
  • Trusting the Enemy
    Trusting the Enemy
    Episode 10
    D.S. Beech investigates an assault on a drug dealer, and uncovers a corrupt officer.
  • Beasts
    Episode 9
    PC Sam Harker has infiltrated a group of animal rights activists, thanks to Steve Burton, an old school friend from Liverpool. The group's leader, Ged Mellings, is suspected to be planning some terrorist action. While undercover, Harker takes part in some protests and animal liberation actions, and begins to sympathise with the cause. Despite some misgivings, Harker proves himself to Meddings, and discovers his plan to firebomb a local department store. CID lie in wait and catch the gang planting the bombs, and Harker is distraught to have betrayed his friend Steve.moreless
  • Scoop
    Episode 8
    Ch. Insp. Conway encounters the "Sun Hill Angels" at a function, an escort service which DS Boulton believes is also dealing in drugs. Boulton convinces Conway to help him conduct a sting operation against the Angels, which goes terribly wrong when Conway's 'escort' turns out to be an undercover reporter, conducting her own sting on a senior police officer! To keep the story out of the paper, Boulton and Conway offer the newspaper a chance to be involved in the investigation into Chapman, the owner of the Angels. Reporter Geraldine Sands disappears when she goes to Chapman's house to collect the drugs, but when the police find the house, they find she has the situation well in hand.moreless
  • Bad for Your Health - Part Two
  • On the Hook - Part One
  • Zero Tolerance
    Zero Tolerance
    Episode 7
    Insp. Monroe has trouble dealing with a gang of boy-racers who are harassing and intimidating an elderly couple. When the old man dies after an altercation with the gang, Monroe is urged by Brownlow to show 'zero tolerance' to the youths. PC Smith gets close to a nurse at the St Hugh's nurses' home while investigating reports of a stalker in the area.moreless
  • All Fall Down - Part One
  • Crime and Punishment
    Ch. Supt. Brownlow's is implicated in an insurance fraud. P.C. Hollis investigates suspicious events at a crematorium.
  • First Impressions - Part Two
    In the conclusion to the two-part storyline, the new probationers attempt to redeem themselves and in the process exact their revenge.
  • Gentle Touch - Part Three
  • Riot City
    Riot City
    Episode 5
    Ch. Insp. Conway and a team of Sun Hill officers undergo riot simulation training at the Met's training depot in Hounslow. Meanwhile, DC Glaze goes undercover at the Cockroft Estate to gather evidence of dealing in stolen goods, but discovers more than he bargains for when he discovers two rival families battling for control of the estate, and which may be stockpiling petrol bombs and weapons for a showdown.moreless
  • Lullaby - Part Three
  • Thug on the Tyne, Part 2
    Although they are undercover, Burnside agrees to let Liz Rawton visit her mother. Despite a close shave at a family gathering when her cousin's boyfriend turns out to be an associate of Saul Anderson, Rawton and Burnside survive with their cover intact. Burnside even takes part in a little karaoke! Burnside is not pleased when Customs seize a crateful of guns meant for Anderson that he was supposed to see through. Anderson is not pleased either, and takes Burnside for a little drive. Bonnet and Anderson turn against each other, and Anderson is shot. As Bonnet is about to shoot Burnside as well, armed police arrive and he ends up shooting himself.moreless
  • Trust - Part 3: The Deep Blue Sea
  • Thug on the Tyne, Part 1
    Northumbria Police arrest one 'Frank Bentley' with a boot full of drugs and a handgun, after a high speed car chase through Newcastle. 'Bentley' and his 'lawyer' Liz McAuley are actually DCI Frank Burnside and DC Liz Rawton on an undercover assignment to investigate corrupt CID officers in Newcastle. Their target is DCI Bonnet, who seems to be in collusion with local gangster Saul Anderson. Despite Burnside being threatened by Anderson, and Rawton's cover nearly being blown when she runs into her cousin Cheryl at a bar, Burnside manages to gain Bonnet's trust. When Bonnet and Burnside meet at a private club, they are shocked when the police raid the place, but manage to escape without being spotted or arrested.moreless
  • Warm Bodies Part 2
    Warm Bodies Part 2
    Episode 2
  • In the Firing Line
    In the Firing Line
    Episode 2
    PC Smith is working undercover as a bodyguard for a South African drug importer named Tony Rourke. Rourke offers Smith a contract to kidnap and torture a senior police officer to find the location of a police informer they need kept quiet. Ordered by SO10's DCI Tasker to remain in place and find out more, Smith comes up with a plan to abduct the officer, who turns out to be Sun Hill's own DCI Meadows. Rourke and his right-hand man Jake begin to doubt Smithy's integrity, and end up executing his plan themselves. With DCI Meadows missing, a massive search is underway, until Smithy convinces Ken Stockley, the informant Rourke and his financier are after, to tell him not only Meadows' location but also the identity of Rourke's mysterious "money man" - Lucy Haslock, a City lawyer. SO19 raid the warehouse and recover Meadows, in bad shape but alive.moreless
  • Angel
    Episode 1
    DCI Burnside arrives to investigate a murder which looks like part of a series of male rapes gone too far. Andy Wilson, one of the previous victims remembers something about an angel when he was attacked. Following a statement from taxi driver Steve Sanderson, DC Holmes finds a man matching Sanderson's description on CCTV tapes: his name is Mark Angelis and he works for a courier service with an angel logo. Although DS Boulton arrests Angelis in possession of a knife, he insists it is for self defence against the rapist. DS Stanton visits a profiler at Scotland Yard, and later discovers that taxi driver Sanderson has made a similar statement to Stafford Row station. Stanton and Proctor visit Sanderson's wife, and discover evidence that he is the culprit. They call Burnside to tell him, but he's in the back of a cab - Sanderson's cab...moreless