The Bill - Season 25

ITV (ended 2010)




Episode Guide

  • On the Streets
    On the Streets
    Episode 65
    DC Webb is attacked after spending a night sleeping rough but is rescued by a homeless woman he has befriended. DCs Banks and Masters investigate a rogue property developer.
  • Invisible Man
    Invisible Man
    Episode 64
    DCs Webb and Banks attend the scene when the body of a young solicitor is recovered from a river. DC Dasari becomes convinced that the man's fiancée is hiding something. The deceased had been volunteering at a local shelter, and Webb goes undercover as a homeless person to pursue the investigation.moreless
  • Unforgiven
    Episode 63
    DCs Banks and Webb investigate the disappearance of a 15-year-old girl and discover that her boyfriend's father was murdered by her father.
  • Twist of Fate
    Twist of Fate
    Episode 62
    DC Dasari is called to a brothel, where a woman has been working in an attempt to discover the whereabouts of her missing sister, and is now holding a punter at knife-point. Dasari and DC Masters reopen the missing person investigation.
  • Rescue Me
    Rescue Me
    Episode 61
    PCs Roberts and Taylor respond to an emergency call and find an 18-month old girl with a serious head injury. The officers suspect that the mother's partner may have hurt the girl. PC Stamp prepares to leave Sun Hill to take up a driving instructor post at Hendon.
  • Show of Force
    Show of Force
    Episode 60
    Supt Meadows and Insp Smith mount a raid on a problem housing estate, but fail to uncover a large quantity of cocaine known to have been delivered that morning. Smith is frustrated in his attempt to engage the local community.
  • That's Love for You
    That's Love for You
    Episode 59
    PCs Taylor and Roberts witness a car-jacking, and discover that there is a baby in the back seat. PCs Valentine and Ryder find the vehicle abandoned, but there is no sign of the thief or the baby.
  • In the Know
    In the Know
    Episode 58
    PC Taylor disturbs an observation mounted by DS Carter and DC Perkins when he gets involved in an altercation with the target. The team uncover a plot to smuggle a mobile phone into prison, but Taylor's relationship with a prison officer may compromise the operation.
  • Fall Out
    Fall Out
    Episode 57
    Officers attend a local primary school when an eight-year-old boy is reported missing. DS Moss and DC Perkins investigate, and discover that the boy's parents are involved in a bitter custody battle.
  • Long Gone
    Long Gone
    Episode 56
    PC Ryder speaks to a 17-year-old youth who claims to have been imprisoned and abused over a five-year period. DSs Moss and Carter investigate, but the youth's story soon falls apart.
  • Backlash
    Episode 55
    DS Carter and DC Masters are called to an incident at the home of an informant and discover that she is suffering from serious head injuries. Carter is convinced that the drug dealer she helped set up is behind the attack.
  • Trust Me
    Trust Me
    Episode 54
    DCs Banks and Perkins mount an obbo on the home of a known drug dealer, but DS Carter is frustrated when the team fail to recover the bulk of the drugs in a subsequent raid. PCs Armstrong and Valentine respond to a call from a concerned mother whose son has unwittingly taken some Diazepam.moreless
  • Innocence Betrayed
    Innocence Betrayed
    Episode 53
    DS Carter and DC Masters lead a raid on the home of a young married couple following the discovery of indecent images of a young girl on a laptop. Suspicion falls on a convicted paedophile known to the couple, but DC Banks becomes convinced of his innocence.
  • Powerless
    Episode 52
    PC Taylor chases a handbag thief into a warehouse and stumbles across the decomposing body of a 17-year-old girl who had been shot through the heart. DI Manson and DS Carter investigate, but clash over Carter's attitude to the children at the dead girl's foster home.
  • Lost Soul
    Lost Soul
    Episode 51
    Sgt Stone and PC Gayle respond to an emergency call and find a newsagent beaten to death in his shop. Investigating, DCs Banks and Masters discover that the anonymous informant was the friend of a recent murder victim, and evidence suggests he committed the latest murder.
  • Reaching Out
    Reaching Out
    Episode 50
    DI Manson and DC Dasari try to protect a sceptical psychiatrist from a threat to her life, but discover that their principal suspect is innocent.
  • Psychiatric Help
    Psychiatric Help
    Episode 49
    PCs Valentine and Brown go to the aid of a young boy found abandoned in a busy market. DI Manson and DC Dasari discover that the boy has witnessed an assault on his nanny. Manson wonders whether the attack was as a result of mistaken identity.
  • Absolute Power
    Absolute Power
    Episode 48
    PCs Roberts and Gayle arrest a man who commits an apparently unprovoked assault on a stranger in a pub. DS Moss and Insp Smith discover that the suspect plans a still more serious attack on his wife's lover.
  • Cry Wolf
    Cry Wolf
    Episode 47
    DCs Webb and Banks investigate a rape allegation made by a teenaged girl, and discover that the incident occurred two years earlier than the victim suggested, and that the rapist was someone else entirely.
  • Die by the Sword
    Die by the Sword
    Episode 46
    DI Manson's investigation into a serious assault takes a new direction following the death of the victim. DC Banks, acting as FLO to the victim's family, clashes with DS Carter over the handling of the case.
  • Live by the Sword
    Live by the Sword
    Episode 45
    Sgt Stone and PC Gayle come across the teenaged victim of a serious assault. Stone sets off in pursuit of a suspect, who steps into the road and is killed. DI Manson and DC Dasari investigate the original assault, while DC Banks is assigned as FLO to the victim's family.
  • Conviction: Judgement Day
    A key witness in the people trafficking case goes missing, and Sgt Smith finds himself on trial.
  • Riot City
    Riot City
    Episode 43
    Insp Weston leads her team on a public order training exercise, where Sgts Smith and Stone clash over recent events. DCI Meadows and DI Manson deal with the allegations against Sgt Smith. Supt Heaton reveals that he is to leave Sun Hill to lead a specialist unit dealing with human trafficking.moreless
  • Conviction: Walk the Line
    Sgt Stone encourages Sgt Smith cover up his assault of the suspected people trafficker. DCI Meadows leads the investigation into the trafficking and the theft of their belongings.
  • Conviction: Breaking Point
    Sgt Smith and PC Gayle see a driver abandon a lorry containing illegal Afghani immigrants. In an attempt to win the trust of a suspicious community, Smith visits a refugee centre, but a riot breaks out on the local estate.
  • Conviction: To the Limit
    DS Carter and DC Moss investigate an arson attack on a bar. A leading suspect is found beaten up, and Sgt Smith discovers that the bar owners are housing illegal aliens in appalling conditions.
  • Conviction: Cover Up
    Sgt Smith leads a deployment of officers as they break up a fight outside a bar, then discover a man badly beaten in a nearby alleyway. Sgt Stone investigates a domestic burglary. The officers discover that the victims are brothers.
  • Conviction: Judgement Day
    The homegrown cop drama that first came to our screens in 1984. Smithy must defend himself from damaging accusations when Mr Devlin's court case begins.
  • Prodigal Son — Part 2
    DCI Meadows, DS Turner and DC Webb review the failed drugs bust and plan to recover both the drugs and the money.
  • Conviction: Riot City
  • Prodigal Son — Part 1
    PC Taylor attends to the victim of an assault. DC Webb and DS Turner investigate and discover that she is the tenant of a flat being used in the manufacture of drugs, and is in a relationship with DCI Meadows's estranged son, Ben.
  • To Die For
    To Die For
    Episode 36
    DI Nixon, preparing to leave Sun Hill for the Child Exploitation Unit, leads an investigation into the kidnapping of a drug-dealer's daughter.
  • To Live For
    To Live For
    Episode 35
    DI Nixon mounts an observation of a restaurateur suspected of involvement in drugs. DC Perkins discovers that the man plans to import a large quantity of cocaine using a local air-freight company.
  • Down South
    Down South
    Episode 34
    PCs Ryder and Taylor investigate the disappearance of a troubled schoolgirl.
  • Blame Game
    Blame Game
    Episode 33
    DS Carter and DC Moss face an investigation following the serious injury of a murder suspect during a car chase. Their reinvestigation of the events leading to the murder four years before suggest that their suspect may be innocent.
  • Full Throttle
    Full Throttle
    Episode 32
    DC Dasari and TDC Fletcher attend a jewellery shop, where a customer was shot during an armed robbery, and discover that the victim has been on the run from a murder charge. DI Manson tracks down the robber, while DS Carter and DC Moss try to find the murder suspect.
  • Smash and Grab — Part 2
    PC Brown and the sister of a suspect in an armed robbery investigation are being held captive by armed drug addicts. DS Carter, convinced he knows who is behind both the robbery and the kidnapping, mounts an observation with PCs Armstrong and Gayle, but their operation is compromised when the kidnap victim's ex-husband arrives at the scene.moreless
  • Smash and Grab — Part 1
    DS Carter leads an investigation into an armed robbery at a toy shop. CCTV footage appears to show two known thieves casing the shop the day before. Carter suspects that a woman seen arguing with an employee moments before the robbery was acting as a decoy, but PC Brown is convinced of her innocence.moreless
  • Forensic Evidence
    Forensic Evidence
    Episode 29
    PCs Taylor and Valentine respond to the report of an aggravated burglary and find the householder suffering from a head trauma. The victim identifies his attacker and reports an attempted blackmail, but the investigation by DS Turner and DC Webb is compromised by tampering at the crime scene.
  • Old Habits
    Old Habits
    Episode 28
    Newly-promoted Sgt Noble is called out to deal with a raucous party at a building site, and has to contend with a teenager suffering from a drugs overdose. PC Taylor goes undercover to entrap the dealer.
  • School's Out
    School's Out
    Episode 27
    PC Roberts discovers that a school governor is behind the attempts to steal the art teacher's laptop, and that the couple had a prior relationship. He and DC Banks investigate suggestions that the governor might be guilty of abusing his daughter.
  • Class Action
    Class Action
    Episode 26
    PCs Roberts and Ryder investigate a break-in at Deansgate School, and are then called to the home of an art teacher, who has been seriously assaulted. Roberts and DC Banks uncover a connection to an ex-convict who is interested in a laptop belonging to the teacher.
  • Growing Pains
    Growing Pains
    Episode 25
    PC Roberts breaks up a fight between two adults outside Deansgate School. DC Masters and TDC Fletcher investigate the subsequent assault of one of the adults, a parent of a pupil at the school, and discover that he is the victim of a slanderous campaign following accusations of rape.
  • Peer Pressure
    Peer Pressure
    Episode 24
    PC Roberts responds to a report of a break-in at the home of one of the pupils at Deansgate School. DC Masters discovers that a the house was broken into by a fellow pupil who sought revenge for the alleged rape of his younger sister.
  • Learning Curve
    Learning Curve
    Episode 23
    PC Roberts, newly appointed Safer Schools Officer, uncovers drug abuse at Deansgate School. When a huge bag of ecstasy is discovered, he and DC Masters investigate a connection with a local drug dealer.
  • Back to School
    Back to School
    Episode 22
    PC Roberts investigates a case of fire-aising at a school, then has to break up a fight between two schoolgirls. When he receives a tip-off about a rematch in a local park, he and Sgt Smith head off to stop it.
  • Got You Wrong
    Got You Wrong
    Episode 21
    Sgt Stone, called to the scene of a reported theft, realises that the suspect is the victim of domestic violence. She alerts Stone to a meeting between her husband and his criminal associates, so TDC Fletcher and DS Carter mount a surveillance operation.
  • Deal Me Out
    Deal Me Out
    Episode 20
    PCs Armstrong and Brown are called to a domestic disturbance, where they find a man throwing out his girlfriend's belongings following a row about her drug use. When the woman's involvement in the drugs scene leads to the kidnapping of their daughter, Sgt Stone organises a sting operation.
  • On the Money
    On the Money
    Episode 19
    Sgt Stone and PC Taylor attend the scene of a burglary. The victim subsequently advises that the goods have been returned and provides a description of the burglar. Taylor and Stone discover that the thief has been beaten unconscious and, with DS Carter, set up a sting to trap the dealer they believe to be behind the attack.moreless
  • Decision Time
    Decision Time
    Episode 18
    PCs Ghir and Ryder and Sgt Smith attend to a truck driver found with serious head injuries after his vehicle was hijacked. Investigations reveal that he had been smuggling illegal immigrants into the country, prompting a race to find the trailer and the people trapped inside.
  • Leap of Faith — Part 2
    PCs Green and Roberts are called to a domestic disturbance, where they find a woman unconscious. The officers doubt her husband's claims that she fell down the stairs. The daughter is later reported for stealing the takings from her father's boxing club.
  • Leap of Faith — Part 1
    PCs Roberts and Ryder come to the assistance of PCs Green and Stamp as they attend to a woman who is threatening suicide. DCs Perkins and Masters visit the boxing club where she works and uncover evidence of drug-dealing. Green clashes with Perkins over his handling of the suspect. Green has applied for a post with the witness protection team.moreless
  • Matters of the Mind
    Matters of the Mind
    Episode 15
    PCs Armstrong and Gayle investigate the theft of a watch at a social club. The resident magician initially claims to have been sold the watch. DC Moss and DI Manson secure a ready confession, but Manson is unconvinced, and uncovers a case of blackmail.
  • Bail Me Out
    Bail Me Out
    Episode 14
    DS Carter, DCs Dasari and Banks observe a drug deal but one of the participants makes off in a waiting car before he can be identified. PCs Brown and Ryder set off in pursuit but lose the suspect vehicle which crashes, injuring the passenger. Carter and Banks track the suspect to a bail hostel, but cannot identify him among the residents there. DCI Meadows advises Carter as the team try to determine which of three suspects was involved.moreless
  • Righteous Kill — Part 2
    DS Carter and DI Nixon continue their investigation into a Polish protection racket, which has now resulted in a murder. Carter is determined to protect the son of a man he shot some years earlier.
  • Righteous Kill — Part 1
    PCs Brown and Ryder break up a gang of Polish teenagers found intimidating the owner of a burger van. DI Nixon and DS Carter uncover an extortion racket operating within the Polish community, and set up a sting operation, but events spiral out of control.
  • Broken Hearts
    Broken Hearts
    Episode 11
    PCs Gayle and Roberts, called to attend to a woman found unconscious in a park, are soon searching for the victim of a stabbing. TDC Fletcher and DC Masters investigate. Roberts and girlfriend Maria clash over her failure to report a notifiable incident.
  • Bleeding Hearts
    Bleeding Hearts
    Episode 10
    PCs Roberts and Gayle respond to a report of an attempted break-in, and uncover an unauthorised house-party that got seriously out of hand. Roberts is smitten by a nurse with a personal interest in an assault case.
  • One Year On
    One Year On
    Episode 9
    Sgt Smith and DC Walker investigate a serious assault on a cab driver. An Oyster card found at the scene leads Smith back to the Jasmine Allen estate, where he was heavily involved in a murder investigation a year before.
  • Feet of Clay — Part 3
    Supt Heaton and DCI Meadows reopen a twenty-year-old murder case when evidence links three murders, and suggests that an innocent man has been convicted.
  • Feet of Clay — Part 2
    Supt Heaton, investigating a twenty-year-old murder, interviews a man he helped convict of a similar murder at that time. When a third disappearance is reported, it becomes clear that the incidents are linked, and Heaton begins to doubt the safety of the original conviction.
  • Feet of Clay — Part 1
    PCs Ryder and Valentine attend the site of recently uncovered human remains. These are found to belong to a woman who was murdered twenty years before. DCs Banks and Walker investigate. Supt Heaton is struck by parallels with a murder he investigated at that time.
  • Teenage Kicks — Part 2
    DCI Jack Meadows head an investigation into the killing of a seventeen-year-old athlete. Supt Heaton convenes a press conference in an attempt to apply pressure to the two prime suspects in the absence of clear evidence of guilt.
  • Teenage Kicks — Part 1
    PCs Armstrong and Stamp attend a house party following noise complaints, and find one of the guests is incapacitated by drugs. PCs Ryder and Brown respond to the reported disappearance of a seventeen-year-old athlete, who is later found with severe head injuries. DC Webb inbvestigates.
  • Little Girl Lost — Part 2
    DI Nixon and DC Banks investigate the murder of a baby girl. The child's nanny admits her involvement in burying the body, but the investigation reveals another suspect.
  • Little Girl Lost — Part 1
    PCs Valentine, Roberts and Taylor attend the reported abduction of a baby girl left in the charge of her nanny. DI Nixon leads the subsequent investigation, and PC Stamp takes on the role of Family Liason Officer.
  • The Morning After
    The Morning After
    Episode 1
    PCs Stamp and Brown come across a woman who has been subjected to a serious assault after a girls' night out. DI Nixon and DCs Banks and Perkins investigate.