Heartbeat Season 12
S12 E01Oct 6, 2002
Skeletons and Cupboards Oct 6, 2002 Ventress fears for his job and his sanity when Blaketon sees a man whom they certified dead fifteen years previously. Meanwhile, the villagers are sceptical when Vernon finds gainful employmentMeanwhile Mike is worried about Tricia as she returns to work, but she is determined that she is ok.
S12 E02Oct 13, 2002
A Girl's Best Friend Oct 13, 2002 Mike discovers that a couple's wealth has not brought them happiness. Vernon is concerned that his dabbling with hypnotism has sent David barking mad.
S12 E03Oct 20, 2002
A Dog's Life Oct 20, 2002 Private drama is played out in public when Lord Ashfordly hosts the County Sheepdog Trials. But Bernie and David find it inconvenient when Vernon offers their services.
S12 E04Nov 3, 2002
Where There's Muck Nov 3, 2002 Ventress tries to stop a bankrupt farmer from taking revenge on the bank. When Vernon goes into the horseradish business he discovers that he can't stand the heat in the kitchen.
S12 E05Nov 10, 2002
Harmony Nov 10, 2002 Merton's cousin, the famous singer-songwriter Deborah Vine, arrives in Aidensfield to find a secluded location in which to work.
S12 E06Nov 17, 2002
No Man's Land Nov 17, 2002 Gina has a near miss with a local farmer defending his land against ramblers. Villagers are puzzled by Vernon's bizarre personality switch.
S12 E07Nov 24, 2002
Dirty Len Nov 24, 2002 Mike searches for a link between a dead farm worker and a spate of animal deaths. Alfred leaves David high and dry in Whitby.Meanwhile Tricia is upset, because of her patient dieing. She soon starts to feel guilty over the death of Len. She thought that it was tetanus but lad results come back with poison and she blames herself for not picking up on it. Even though there was nothing she could have done she still blames herself and feels that she was bad doctor.
S12 E08Dec 1, 2002
Growing Apart Dec 1, 2002 When Tricia gets involved in a domestic dispute, she can't stand the heat in the kitchen. Vernon attempts to take the horticulture industry to new heights.
S12 E09Dec 8, 2002
A Many Splendoured Thing Dec 8, 2002 It is Christmas in Aidensfield and Lord Ashfordly decides to throw a ball to celebrate his marriage, but his elegant young bride is not what the locals expect. Vernon jeopardises Bernie's funeral business by finding a more festive use for the hearse. Tricia also gets the wrong end of the stick at the Christmas party. She thinks that Mike is proposing when he gives her a jewelry box, however it only contains a locket but she manages not to let him see her disappointment.
S12 E10Dec 15, 2002
Horses for Courses Dec 15, 2002 Mike is horrified when Tricia gets involved with a racehorse trainer, and Vernon has a surprise visit from a long-lost sibling.
S12 E11Dec 22, 2002
Sins of the Fathers Dec 22, 2002 Mike is reacting badly to Tricia's death and has an altercation with an underage drinker in the pub. The boy hits him but is let off by the magistrate - who turns out to be his father.
S12 E12Dec 29, 2002
Bread and Circuses Dec 29, 2002 Bellamy is smitten with Alice, the victim of a handbag snatch. Merton and the others are trying to track some valuable porcelain figures stolen in Whitby when a similar theft occurs at Mr Osbourne's.
S12 E13Jan 5, 2003
For Whom the Bell Tolls Jan 5, 2003 Lord Ashfordly is concerned about falling royalties from High Rigg Quarry and asks Blaketon to investigate. The police are concerned about a quantity of explosives which have gone missing from the quarry just before a visit by the defence minister.
S12 E14Jan 12, 2003
Out of the Blue Jan 12, 2003 Vernon and David are travelling in a tanker which overturns spilling its load. Vernon is taken to hospital with memory loss and David claims not to know what they were carrying. The police discover that the tanker has false number plates and its contents are contaminating the water supply.
S12 E15Mar 9, 2003
The High Life Mar 9, 2003 A gang of mods cause havoc in the in the village and David is all set to join their gang. Jenny worries when a visit from her brother puts a strain on her relationship with Merton.
S12 E16Mar 16, 2003
Hung for a Sheep Mar 16, 2003 Ventress thinks the new PC, Steve Crane, is a bit too anxious to prove his worth. Vernon attempts to impress another new arrival, Dr Liz Merrick, with his community spirit.
S12 E17Mar 23, 2003
The Third Man Mar 23, 2003 Mike takes on his first big CID job after getting a tip-off. Vernon persuades Dr Merrick that the surgery needs a face-lift.
S12 E18Mar 30, 2003
Missing in Action Mar 30, 2003 Lesley wishes her father was still alive to give her away at the wedding. Bernie visits the chiropodist to have his bunions treated. Gina organises Lesley's hen night.
S12 E19Apr 6, 2003
Caped Crusaders Apr 6, 2003 Liz receives anonymous phone calls late at night, and Alec and Dean dress up as Batman and Robin.
S12 E20Apr 13, 2003
Moving Target Apr 13, 2003 The village is horrified when it seems there is a sniper on the loose, and Bellamy rethinks his priorities after a near miss with a bullet. DI Shiner makes Mike an offer it would be hard to refuse.
S12 E21Apr 20, 2003
Lily of the Valley Apr 20, 2003 PC Crane and Dr Merrick worry about the welfare of an elderly farmer's widow. David helps Blaketon front a protest against a local quarry, but Vernon is working for the opposition.
S12 E22Apr 27, 2003
House Rules Apr 27, 2003 illagers are curious when a mystery woman comes to live with Steve Crane, and Vernon gets a lucky break when he ventures into the modern art market.
S12 E23May 4, 2003
Mackerel Sky May 4, 2003 An ex-con uses Jenny to put pressure on Sgt Merton. A newly affluent Vernon organises a charity auction.
S12 E24May 11, 2003
Absent Friends May 11, 2003 When a farming couple go missing, Jenny and Liz are left minding the children. Vernon takes a reluctant Bernie on a country hotel mini-break.
S12 E25May 18, 2003
Music of the Spheres May 18, 2003 Things get complicated for Steve when he falls for the beautiful daughter of a Polish violinist staying at Ashfordly Hall. Vernon is visited by two long-lost cousins claiming to have an irresistible business proposition.