List of Heartbeat episodes
The following is a list of episodes for the British period police drama Heartbeat. The show first aired on ITV on 10 April 1992 and a total of 18 series and 372 episodes were aired, including nine Christmas episodes.
Series 1-5 (1992-1995)
series 1 episode 1 PC Nick Rowan arrives in Aidensfield, makes himself known to the locals and gets his first case when a woman becomes convinced she has a stalker. Nick's wife Kate was raised in Aidensfield and hopes to get a job working alongside Dr Ferrenby episode 2 Aidensfield police station is up for inspection and Oscar wants everyone to be on their toes episode 3 Charlie Denby's record shop is one of the most popular places in Aidensfield for teenage boys. But things turn nasty when Nick gets a tip-off that suggests Charlie has an unhealthy interest in the boys. Meanwhile, Greengrass offers to do a spot of gardening for Rene ad Francis Kirby. But when their antiques catch his eye, he sees a way to make money episode 4 When Nick investigates an arson attack on two barns, he gets on the wrong side of some of the village's highly respected residents, and puts himself and Kate in danger when one of the villagers thinks they are above the law episode 5 A schoolchildren's prank almost has deadly consequences when it exacerbates the feud between two neighbouring farmers episode 6 When a spate of burglaries leave the police with no leads, Nick suspects local saint Miss Stiling is up to no good, but Blaketon is more concerned about protecting the next target, Ashfordly Hall. Meanwhile, Alan Maskell, an old friend of Nick's, is getting married and his father asks Greengrass to organise the transport episode 7 Blaketon is convinced his team will need no assistance at a ban-the-bomb demonstration. However, Aidensfield becomes overrun with protesters against the Fylingdales radar station, and Greengrass makes matters worse when he allows the protesters to squat on the land of Ashfordly Hall episode 8 A visiting family of gypsies cause prejudices in Aidensfield to spill over into violence. Blaketon orders Nick to get rid of them in order to avoid trouble. However, Nick discovers the head of the family has returned to the village to die of cancer. episode 9 When a retired Scotland Yard detective is shot dead in his cottage in Aidensfield, Blaketon is forced to work with the victim's Scotland Yard colleagues from London. Meanwhile, Alan Maskell gets into trouble with the police when he spray paints a car that turns out to be stolen episode 10 When Greengrass is arrested for sheep rustling, Blaketon is certain he will end up with a prison sentence. Meanwhile, Kate is concerned about Aidensfield Arms landlord George Ward. Nick is offered a job in the anti-drugs unit series 2 episode 1 When a market trader is held at gunpoint and his van is stolen, Nick suspects Lord Ashfordly's spoiled and erratic son has something to do with it. But he is using his position at Ashfordly Hall to make life miserable for the officers. Meanwhile, Kate befriends a pregnant teenage girl episode 2 Frank Milner arrives in Aidensfield to get revenge on Nick, who he blames for the death of his beloved granddaughter episode 3 An armed robbery takes place at the Aidensfield Arms leaving Nick, George and Greengrass held at gunpoint. episode 4 When a local farmer discovers his cow has been infected with foot and mouth disease, Aidensfield is put on red alert and the police must act fast to contain it. Meanwhile, Gina Ward, George's wayward niece arrives in Aidensfild episode 5 When black soldier Ken Marston reports his racist sergeant to his superiors, Sgt. Nichols plans to kill Ken up on the cliff. However, when Nichols ends up falling off the cliff, Ken seeks solace in an old friend in Aidensfield, but further trouble awaits him. Meanwhile, Kate deals with a grief-stricken young boy following the death of his father