First broadcast: Thursday 14th November 1996
Fowler is pleased to get his name mentioned in the local paper following the successful raid by CID on the home of drugs dealer Harry the Spike. Harry has a good defence counsel however and Fowler is nervous of meeting him.
First broadcast: Thursday 21st November 1996
Faced with arresting a failed asylum seeker ready for deportation, Fowler trains his staff in equality by pretending to be a Martian dissident. Meanwhile, Grim has been turned down by the Freemasons and is now trying to become a member of the Order of Todgers.
First broadcast: Thursday 5th December 1996
The station is rife with tension when the ladies are forced to share the mens' locker rooms, with no funds available to fix a problem in theirs. Meanwhile, Grim is organising a major drugs raid, Boyle a drinking evening, and Habib's looking after her younger sister.
First broadcast: Thursday 12th December 1996
Gasforth Football Club has reached the second round of the FA Cup. Fowler is looking forward to watching the game and Grim is looking forward to tackling some hooligans. The Mayoress tells Fowler that if he ensures a trouble free match she will recommend him for an MBE.
First broadcast: Thursday 19th December 1996
Gasforth's new bypass is causing problems for Fowler as his girlfriend Patricia has taken a fortnight's leave to join the protesters and he and his officers have to "enforce the law". When they arrive PC Goody falls for one of the protesters and decides to save the planet. Meanwhile, Patricia is rescued by the "green avenger".
First broadcast: Monday 23rd December 1996
Fowler is battling Grim for promotion, who tells him that he needs to be married to be promoted. Raymond proposes to Patricia but in such an unromantic way that she leaves him. Goody and Boyle take Fowler for a night on the town to cheer him up but they choose the same place that Habib has taken Patricia.
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Release date: Monday 13th November 2000
From football hooliganism to bank robbery; student pranks to...