List of On the Buses episodes

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The following is a list of episodes for On the Buses, an English sitcom that aired on ITV from 28 February 1969 to 20 May 1973.

Series overview[edit]

Series Episodes Year(s) Originally aired
1 7 1969 28 February 1969 – 11 April 1969
2 6 1969 31 May 1969 – 5 July 1969
3 13 1970 2 January 1970 – 27 March 1970
4 13 19701971 27 November 1970 – 21 February 1971
5 15 1971 19 September 1971 – 26 December 1971
6 7 1972 20 February 1972 – 2 April 1972
7 13 1973 26 February 1973 – 20 May 1973

Episodes[edit]

Series 1 (1969)[edit]

Episode No. Series No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 1 "The Early Shift" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 28 February 1969 (1969-02-28)
2 2 "The New Conductor" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 7 March 1969 (1969-03-07)
3 3 "Olive Takes a Trip" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 14 March 1969 (1969-03-14)
4 4 "Bus Drivers' Stomach" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 21 March 1969 (1969-03-21)
5 5 "The New Inspector" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 28 March 1969 (1969-03-28)
6 6 "The Canteen" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 4 April 1969 (1969-04-04)
7 7 "The Darts Match" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 11 April 1969 (1969-04-11)

Series 2 (1969)[edit]

Episode No. Series No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
8 1 "Family Flu" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 31 May 1969 (1969-05-31)
9 2 "The Used Combination" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 7 June 1969 (1969-06-07)
10 3 "Self Defence" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 14 June 1969 (1969-06-14)
11 4 "Aunt Maud" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 21 June 1969 (1969-06-21)
12 5 "Late Again" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 28 June 1969 (1969-06-28)
13 6 "Bon Voyage" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 5 July 1969 (1969-07-05)

Series 3 (1970)[edit]

Episode No. Series No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
14 1 "First Aid" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 2 January 1970 (1970-01-02)
15 2 "The Cistern" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 9 January 1970 (1970-01-09)
16 3 "The Inspector's Niece" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 16 January 1970 (1970-01-16)
17 4 "Brew it Yourself" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 23 January 1970 (1970-01-23)
18 5 "Busmen's Perks" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 30 January 1970 (1970-01-30)
19 6 "The Snake" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 6 February 1970 (1970-02-06)
20 7 "Mum's Last Fling" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 13 February 1970 (1970-02-13)
21 8 "Radio Control" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 20 February 1970 (1970-02-20)
22 9 "Foggy Night" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 27 February 1970 (1970-02-27)
23 10 "The New Uniforms" Stuart Allen Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 6 March 1970 (1970-03-06)
24 11 "Going Steady" Howard Ross Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 13 March 1970 (1970-03-13)
25 12 "The Squeeze" Howard Ross Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 20 March 1970 (1970-03-20)
26 13 "On the Make" Howard Ross Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 27 March 1970 (1970-03-27)

Series 4 (1970–71)[edit]

Episode No. Series No. Title Written by Original air date
27 1 "Nowhere to Go" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 27 November 1970 (1970-11-27)
28 2 "The Canteen Girl" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 4 December 1970 (1970-12-04)
29 3 "Dangerous Driving" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 11 December 1970 (1970-12-11)
30 4 "The Other Woman" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 18 December 1970 (1970-12-18)
31 5 "Christmas Duty" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 25 December 1970 (1970-12-25)
32 6 "The 'L' Bus" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 1 January 1971 (1971-01-01)
33 7 "The Kids' Outing" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 10 January 1971 (1971-01-10)
34 8 "The Anniversary" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 17 January 1971 (1971-01-17)
35 9 "Cover Up" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 24 January 1971 (1971-01-24)
36 10 "Safety First" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 31 January 1971 (1971-01-31)
37 11 "The Lodger" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 7 February 1971 (1971-02-07)
38 12 "The Injury" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 14 February 1971 (1971-02-14)
39 13 "Not Tonight" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 21 February 1971 (1971-02-21)

Series 5 (1971)[edit]

Episode No. Series No. Title Written by Original air date
40 1 "The Nursery" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 19 September 1971 (1971-09-19)
41 2 "Stan's Room" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 26 September 1971 (1971-09-26)
42 3 "The Best Man" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 3 October 1971 (1971-10-03)
43 4 "The Inspector's Pets" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 10 October 1971 (1971-10-10)
44 5 "The Epidemic" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 17 October 1971 (1971-10-17)
45 6 "The Busmen's Ball" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 24 October 1971 (1971-10-24)
46 7 "Canteen Trouble" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 31 October 1971 (1971-10-31)
47 8 "The New Nurse" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 7 November 1971 (1971-11-07)
48 9 "Lost Property" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 14 November 1971 (1971-11-14)
49 10 "Stan's Uniform" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 21 November 1971 (1971-11-21)
50 11 "The Strain" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 28 November 1971 (1971-11-28)
51 12 "The New Telly" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 5 December 1971 (1971-12-05)
52 13 "Vacancy for Inspector" Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis 12 December 1971 (1971-12-12)
53 14 "A Thin Time" Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis 19 December 1971 (1971-12-19)
54 15 "Boxing Day Social" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 26 December 1971 (1971-12-26)

Series 6 (1972)[edit]

Episode No. Series No. Title Written by Original air date
55 1 "No Smoke Without Fire" Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis 20 February 1972 (1972-02-20)
56 2 "Love Is What You Make It" George Layton and Jonathan Lynn 27 February 1972 (1972-02-27)
57 3 "Private Hire" Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis 5 March 1972 (1972-03-05)
58 4 "Stan's Worst Day" Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis 12 March 1972 (1972-03-12)
59 5 "Union Trouble" Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis 19 March 1972 (1972-03-19)
60 6 "Bye Bye Blakey" George Layton and Jonathan Lynn 26 March 1972 (1972-03-26)
61 7 "The Prize" George Layton and Jonathan Lynn 2 April 1972 (1972-04-02)

Series 7 (1973)[edit]

Episode No. Series No. Title Written by Original air date
62 1 "Olive's Divorce" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 26 February 1973 (1973-02-26)
63 2 "The Perfect Clippie" George Layton and Jonathan Lynn 4 March 1973 (1973-03-04)
64 3 "The Ticket Machine" Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis 11 March 1973 (1973-03-11)
65 4 "The Poster" Wally Malston and Garry Chambers 18 March 1973 (1973-03-18)
66 5 "The Football Match" Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis 25 March 1973 (1973-03-25)
67 6 "On the Omnibuses" Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis 1 April 1973 (1973-04-01)
68 7 "Goodbye Stan" Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe 8 April 1973 (1973-04-08)
69 8 "Hot Water" Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis 15 April 1973 (1973-04-15)
70 9 "The Visit" George Layton and Jonathan Lynn 22 April 1973 (1973-04-22)
71 10 "What the Stars Foretell" Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis 29 April 1973 (1973-04-29)
72 11 "The Allowance" Miles Rudge 6 May 1973 (1973-05-06)
73 12 "Friends in High Places" George Layton and Jonathan Lynn 13 May 1973 (1973-05-13)
74 13 "Gardening Time" Bob Grant and Stephen Lewis 20 May 1973 (1973-05-20)

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