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Year: 1995 | 1996


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: The Queen's Birthday Present

13 November 1995
The Queen's official birthday approaches as well as Raymond and Patricias' tenth anniversary. Fowler, not entirely surprisingly, forgets about the anniversary and creates a lot of tension in their relationship.

Rowan Atkinson ... Inspector Fowler

Kevin Allen ... D.C. Kray
Mina Anwar ... P.C. Habib

James Dreyfus ... P.C. Goody
Serena Evans ... Sergeant Dawkins

David Haig ... D.I. Grim
Rudolph Walker ... P.C. Gladstone
Stephen Moore ... Ron
Joy Brook ... D.C. Crockett
Edwina Day ... Elderly Lady
Bohdan Poraj ... Young Man
George Raistrick ... Arrested Man

Season 1, Episode 2: Fire and Terror

20 November 1995
Grim and the CID initiate a counter-terrorism operation, Fowler deals with mythomaniacs and Habib becomes attracted to a fireman.

Rowan Atkinson ... Inspector Fowler

Kevin Allen ... D.C. Kray
Mina Anwar ... P.C. Habib

James Dreyfus ... P.C. Goody
Serena Evans ... Sergeant Dawkins

David Haig ... D.I. Grim
Rudolph Walker ... P.C. Gladstone

Owen Teale ... Gary

Rupert Vansittart ... Commander Crow
Joy Brook ... D.C. Crockett
Darren Brown ... Arrested Man
Bill Thomas ... Mythomaniac
Bridget Turner ... Mrs. Rabbit

Season 1, Episode 3: Honey Trap

27 November 1995
Dawkins is furiously jealous of Fowler's admiration for Habib, albeit as star of his pub quiz team. That worsens when CID needs her as sexy, secret bait for a 'honey trap'. Alas for Fowler, that part proves incompatible with the quiz.

Season 1, Episode 4: Rag Week

4 December 1995
When Rag Week begins, the Gasforth police deals with students' pranks and bank robbers.

Rowan Atkinson ... Inspector Fowler

Kevin Allen ... D.C. Kray
Mina Anwar ... P.C. Habib

James Dreyfus ... P.C. Goody
Serena Evans ... Sergeant Dawkins

David Haig ... D. I. Grim
Rudolph Walker ... P.C. Gladstone
Jean Ainslie ... Elderly Lady
Ruth Arnold ... Bank Clerk
Dicken Ashworth ... Bank Robber
Gabrielle Blunt ... Elderly Lady
Joy Brook ... D.C. Crockett
Lloyd McGuire ... Bank Manager
Bill Moody ... Bank Robber

Julian Rivett ... Customer
Walter Sparrow ... Elderly Man
Paul Williams ... Bank Robber

Season 1, Episode 5: Night Shift

11 December 1995
Fowler reluctantly agrees to let his son Bill stay with him and Patricia for a few days. When they hear Bill and his girlfriend making love Patricia has a crisis and demands that she and Raymond start visiting a sex therapist. Meanwhile, Grim initiates an all-out operation against organized crime.

Rowan Atkinson ... Inspector Fowler

Kevin Allen ... D.C. Kray
Mina Anwar ... P.C. Habib

James Dreyfus ... P.C. Goody
Serena Evans ... Sergeant Dawkins

David Haig ... D.I. Grim
Rudolph Walker ... P.C. Gladstone

Sheila Gish ... Maeve the Sex Therapist
Laura Brattan ... Rona
Joy Brook ... D.C. Crockett
Robert Demeger ... Arrested Man
Perry Fenwick ... Arrested Man

Ricci Harnett ... Darren Grim

Tim Matthews ... Bill Fowler

Frank Boyce ... Thug (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 6: Kids Today

18 December 1995
Fowler, Gladstone, Habib and Goody go camping with some juvenile criminals while Goody faces charges of assault for punching a skinhead who used racist language towards Habib.

Rowan Atkinson ... Inspector Fowler

Kevin Allen ... D.C. Kray
Mina Anwar ... P.C. Habib

James Dreyfus ... P.C. Goody
Serena Evans ... Sergeant Dawkins

David Haig ... D.I. Grim
Rudolph Walker ... P.C. Gladstone

Stephen Fry ... Brigadier Blaster Sump

Alexander Armstrong ... Arrested Man
Joy Brook ... D.C. Crockett
Amelda Brown ... Mrs. Bludger
John Scott Mitchell ... Geoffrey

Jay Simpson ... Baz
Nicola Stapleton ... Natalie
Albie Woodington ... Neighbour

Season 1, Episode 7: Yuletide Spirit

26 December 1995
Christmas comes to Gasforth and Goody intends to try again with Habib by giving her some sexy underwear for Christmas. He also buys Fowler a puncture repair kit. Unfortunately, he mixes up the packages and gives Habib the puncture repair kit and Fowler the underwear. When Patricia finds the underwear in Fowler's office, she becomes overjoyed, believing he bought them for her. Meanwhile, the Gasforth Amateur Drama Soceity are performing "Peter Pan" and Fowler hopes for the role of Captain Hook instead of the crocodile as every other year. To everyones' surprise, Grim gets to play Hook.

Rowan Atkinson ... Inspector Fowler

Kevin Allen ... D.C. Kray
Mina Anwar ... P.C. Habib

James Dreyfus ... P.C. Goody
Serena Evans ... Sergeant Dawkins

David Haig ... D.I. Grim
Rudolph Walker ... P.C. Gladstone
Joy Brook ... D.C. Crockett
Geoffrey Chater ... Genuine Carol Singer
Jacqueline Defferary ... Homeless Woman
Ben Elton ... Homeless Man
Cherith Mellor ... Local Resident
Phil Nice ... Father

Jake Wood ... Carol Singer

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Court in the Act

14 November 1996
Grim and Foyle frame a drug dealer by planting evidence at the scene and Goody, having found the "evidence", is to testify and is trained by Fowler to handle the pressure.

Season 2, Episode 2: Ism Ism Ism

21 November 1996
The Gasford police has to arrest an illegal immigrant. Inspector Raymond C. Fowler first makes sure his officers get an elaborate brainstorming about tolerance and non-discrimination, a particularly sensitive subject for ethnic minority Constables Frank Gladstone (Trinidadian origin) and Habib (Pakistani), so the hypothetical example is a Martian. Meanwhile shamelessly bigoted CID inspector Fowler fails to get accepted into a real masonic lodge, and pledges an absurd secret society instead.

Rowan Atkinson ... Inspector Fowler

Mark Addy ... D.C. Boyle
Mina Anwar ... W.P.C. Habib

James Dreyfus ... P.C. Goody
Serena Evans ... Sergeant Dawkins

David Haig ... D.I. Grim
Rudolph Walker ... P.C. Gladstone
Melvyn Hayes ... D.S. Quentin Courvoisier

Colin McFarlane ... European Commissioner
Lucy Robinson ... Mayoress Wickham

Season 2, Episode 3: Fly on the Wall

28 November 1996
The Gasforth PD are to be in a fly-on-the-wall documentary. Naturally, everyone wants to look good for the camera.

Season 2, Episode 4: Alternative Culture

5 December 1996
CID plan a raid on a rave party. Meanwhile, Habib's drug-addicted little sister comes to Gasforth.

Season 2, Episode 5: Come on You Blues

12 December 1996
Gasforth Football Club are to play in a qualification game for Premier League, and since this has attracted a lot of tourists and investors, Mayoress Wickham orders the police to make sure everything goes as planned.

Rowan Atkinson ... Inspector Fowler

Mark Addy ... D.C. Boyle
Mina Anwar ... W.P.C. Habib

James Dreyfus ... P.C. Goody
Serena Evans ... Sergeant Dawkins

David Haig ... D.I. Grim
Rudolph Walker ... P.C. Gladstone
Lucy Robinson ... Mayoress Wickham
Alan David ... Gasforth FC Manager

Chooye Bay ... Businessmen (as Chooi Kheng-Beh)

Neil Maskell ... Gasforth FC Player

Season 2, Episode 6: Road Rage

19 December 1996
Patricia joins an environmentalist group, the Dongers, who are protesting against a bypass. Soon the rest of the Gasforth police are called in.

Season 2, Episode 7: The Green Eyed Monster

23 December 1996
The promotion board will be visiting the Gasforth police station and Grim and Fowler are the most likely candidates. When Grim tells Fowler that they usually go for family men, Fowler proposes to Dawkins in a most unromantic way, causing her to break up with him.

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