Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

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Graham Cole ...  PC Tony Stamp / ... 1,200 episodes, 1984-2009
Jeff Stewart ...  P.C. Hollis / ... 1,020 episodes, 1984-2008
...  Sgt. June Ackland / ... 978 episodes, 1984-2007
...  DCI Jack Meadows / ... 884 episodes, 1990-2010
...  Sgt. Cryer / ... 788 episodes, 1984-2004
...  D.C. Carver / ... 783 episodes, 1984-2007
...  P.C. Quinnan / ... 708 episodes, 1987-2002
Colin Tarrant ...  Insp. Andrew Monroe / ... 705 episodes, 1990-2002
Tony O'Callaghan ...  Sgt. Matthew Boyden / ... 695 episodes, 1989-2003
...  P.C. Garfield / ... 668 episodes, 1989-2000
Lisa Geoghan ...  W.P.C. Polly Page / ... 604 episodes, 1991-2004
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Uniform officers and detectives from Sun Hill police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis. A policeman's job is much more than just catching criminals; in order to survive each day they must deal with frustrating members of the public, and often their own colleagues. From petty thieves to violent drug dealers, life is never easy for the members of the Metropolitan Police Force. Written by ttl

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16 October 1984 (UK)  »

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(1988-1998) | (1984-1988, 1998-2010)

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In November 2006, thieves stole editing machines and master tapes from the shows studios in Merton, South West London. Posing as a worker and wearing a high-visibility jacket, one of the thieves followed a real worker into the studios and took the equipment, walked out with it and was driven off in a getaway van. Two episodes (468 and 469) were dropped from the schedules in late December 2006, and it is rumored that the stolen tapes contained scenes from these episodes. These scenes were re-filmed and the episodes aired in May 2007, titled as The Bill: Blood Money (2007) (episode 468) and The Bill: To Honour and Obey (2007) (episode 469). See more »

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Insp. Gina Gold: Rules are rules, and if I thought for one minute you were bending them for anyone - including me - I'd kick you from hell to breakfast!
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Crazy Credits

There were actually three versions of the credits featuring the plodding feet. There was a blue-tint version used in the original episodes in the 1980s, a 1990s fuzzy, overcast version and mid-1990s fine weather version. See more »

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Not as good as it once was but still good
6 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

The Bill was very good a few years ago however at the moment it is suffering from a dose of over-sensationalism. The show has always featured unrealistic happenings for years now and it's always had a dose of sensationalism however it seems to be extracting the urine from it's fans at the moment. The scenes aren't as deep or as meaningful, the stories aren't as top notch and there's an explosion every other week. However the show is still interesting and good to watch but it needs to get back to the people outside the station committing crimes rather than focusing on villainous coppers or the coppers love lives. Overall entertaining to watch but not a patch on what it used to be.


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