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Season 23, Episode 01 The Bill Season 23 Episode 1

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Jan 3, 2007
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The Bill Season 23 Episode 1 Jan 3, 2007 PCs Valentine and Casper arrest a man for being drunk-in-charge. DI Manson and Sgt Doug Wright mount a frantic search for a missing eleven-year-old boy. Sgt Ackland and PC Fletcher attend to an incident of vandalism at Harvey Wallace comprehensive. Ackland's boyfriend is knocked down in a hit-and-run incident.

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Season 23, Episode 02 The Bill Season 23 Episode 2

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Jan 4, 2007
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The Bill Season 23 Episode 2 Jan 4, 2007 Meadows leads a briefing and tells the team that the fire at Hendersons' house was an arson attack. Stuart immediately suspects a link between the fire and the hit and run that knocked down June's boyfriend Rod. After applying for the DI position, Sam is thrilled when Jack informs of her successful interview; she is the new DI and will start her new role in a month or so. June is overwhelmed when she visits Rod in hospital and accepts his earlier marriage proposal.

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Season 23, Episode 03 Episode 473

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Jan 10, 2007
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Episode 473 Jan 10, 2007 The team are relieved when Cheryl eventually admits to starting the fire at the Henderson’s house, but when Phil and Sam dig a little further into her past, they begin to wonder whether they have really found the Sun Hill arsonist. Elsewhere, Smithy and Lewis are called to a local market where they uncover a scam involving dodgy computer games. Lewis discovers his Gran, who he lives with, is moving to Jamaica to be with his mother, and, Sam announces to Phil and Stuart that she will be the new DI. But how will her ex-lovers take to her being their new boss?

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Season 23, Episode 04 Episode 474

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Jan 11, 2007
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Episode 474 Jan 11, 2007 Gina covers for an absent Lewis, and as such, is tasked with patrolling the beat with Roger. Their first case involves a man who has been assaulted and locked in the boot of his car. The chain of events leading to the attack include a rape, a grudge and a string of lies. Elsewhere, on his way into work, Lewis investigates a mugging, and Gina is horrified when she is called to court to give evidence at a hearing, and comes across a very familiar face.

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Season 23, Episode 05 Episode 475

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Jan 17, 2007
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Episode 475 Jan 17, 2007 Heaton is astounded when Mia tells him that the local newspaper is running with a ‘possible closure of Sun Hill’ story. Diane and Honey find a woman dead on her sofa, and when they investigate, Mickey and Jo discover that what appears to be a suicide may be a case of murder. Roger and Dan investigate an attack in a local pub, where landlord Vince Morgan suffered a head wound. His attacker is soon identified, but Roger soon begins to realise that Vince is not the honest man he thinks he is.

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Season 23, Episode 06 Episode 476

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Jan 18, 2007
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Episode 476 Jan 18, 2007 Zain returns from holiday, with his drugs baron girlfriend, Kristen Shaw, and her business partner gangster, Paul Haskew, in tow. He arrives back at work to find the Serious Organised Crime Agency filling the team in on a new lead in the Colombian drug deal. Realising he has to choose between his job and Kristen, he decides to sell his soul - and now there is no going back. Emma and Will investigate when a man becomes worried after he can't contact his mother. Honey is crushed when Will tells Tony that their relationship was only a bit of fun.

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Season 23, Episode 07 Episode 477

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Jan 24, 2007
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Episode 477 Jan 24, 2007 As the Serious Organised Crime Agency begin to question Zain's undercover role with the Colombian gang, drugs mule Eva Garcia contacts her brother, blowing the security of the safe house and putting the detective in great danger from kingpin Alvarez. Honey argues with Will about pressing him to go on holiday together, but before they can sort out their relationship, she answers an emergency call from Eva. Zain attempts to keep in the loop by providing fake information regarding planned decoy drops.

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Season 23, Episode 08 The Bill Season 23 Episode 478

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Jan 25, 2007
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The Bill Season 23 Episode 478 Jan 25, 2007 Zain protests his innocence when Paul discovers that he provided his police colleagues with information regarding the decoy drop. In order to avoid police detection, the lorry raid occurs before it reaches the docks, but Kristen struggles to trust Zain when he attempts to show her what he has given up to be with her. Despite everybody believing she is on holiday, Honey has been taken hostage, but manages to anonymously alert her colleagues where the real drop-off is occurring, much to Paul's dismay.

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Season 23, Episode 09 Episode 479

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Jan 31, 2007
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Episode 479 Jan 31, 2007 As Jack hands drugs kingpin Jose Alvarez over to the Serious Organised Crime Agency, it looks as if the Sun Hill team have done enough to save the station from closure, but suspicion mounts about Zain's involvement with the Colombian gang. Jack is determined to find out just how much Phil knows about Zain's undercover role, but with Kristen Shaw and Eva Garcia still missing, it takes a while before anyone notices Honey has also disappeared without trace.

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Season 23, Episode 10 Episode 480

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Feb 1, 2007
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Episode 480 Feb 1, 2007 Gina reports Honey as a missing person when she fails to report for work, and it's not long before her fingerprints are found at Bonham Wharf, identifying her as the second prisoner at the scene. Zain panics as the net closes on him, but Kristen remains calm and reassures him they can make a clean getaway. Heaton's wife tells him they are through, and Emma finds out just how controlling her new husband, Matt, can be after the pair have a bitter row.

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Season 23, Episode 11 Episode 481

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Feb 7, 2007
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Episode 481 Feb 7, 2007 The Sun Hill relief are briefed about Honey's death, and Will is embarrassed to learn her mother wants to meet him, as she has heard so much about him. Zain comes under intense questioning from the Murder Investigation Team, but manages to give Phil and Neil the slip in order to meet up with Kristen and make his escape. It's up to Jack to find him and bring him to justice, but with just about everyone on the Sun Hill relief determined to bring Honey's killer to justice, will Zain manage to evade capture?

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Season 23, Episode 12 Episode 482

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Feb 8, 2007
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Episode 482 Feb 8, 2007 A student at Rod's school is reluctant to talk about who wounded him with a knife, but some dogged routine work by Reg and Diane searching through CCTV footage eventually gives the team a lead, linking the incident to the disappearance of a paroled prisoner last seen stealing bandages from a chemist's shop. The sight of Gina in her glad rags prompts June to wish for early retirement - and an early wedding. Gina and Smithy search for an absconded prisoner.

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Season 23, Episode 13 Stimulation

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Feb 15, 2007
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Stimulation Feb 15, 2007 Newly-promoted Sam takes on the outstanding missing-person files, and proposes a press event to stimulate new responses in the Tennant case. The relief are tasked with policing the Aldbourne Estate, which is to be redeveloped despite the objections of some residents. Tony and Reg catch a youth who has been stealing piping from one of the properties, but the developer refuses to press charges. June challenges him over the use of a derelict property as a drugs den. Smithy and Roger arrest a man for reckless driving, but he gives a false identity and is bailed. Sam and Stuart arrange a sting operation to trap him. Smithy is unimpressed when Kezia decides to spring a surprise for his birthday, and decides to end their relationship. June tells Tony and Reg that she has decided to retire.

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Season 23, Episode 14 The Bill Season 23 Episode 14

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Feb 21, 2007
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The Bill Season 23 Episode 14 Feb 21, 2007 Sam's memorial initiative on the anniversary of Amy Tennant's disappearance gives the team a lead when a friend of the family is seen stealing something from the missing child's bedroom, and a child's corpse is found buried on an allotment. Emma and Diane investigate an abandoned van and unwittingly set loose a flock of frightened sheep, which turn out to be stolen stock on the way to an illegal slaughterhouse. Matt steps up his campaign to undermine his wife's confidence.

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Season 23, Episode 15 The Bill Season 23 Episode 15

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Feb 22, 2007
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The Bill Season 23 Episode 15 Feb 22, 2007 Emma works out that abductor Shelley Fitzgerald is likely to take Amy Tennant to her childhood haunts in Brighton, after the child is captured on CCTV found by Neil and Sam. Lewis is the first to congratulate her for getting the hunt back on track, but husband Matt continues to belittle everything she does. Neil leads the team in a frantic search on the Sussex coast, where an elated James Tennant finally sets eyes on his daughter for the first time in a year. Roger and Dan bring the boyfriend of the suspected abductor in for questioning. Emma has further problems with Matt when he turns violent after a row about a holiday.

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Season 23, Episode 16 Trouble on the Aldbourne: Part 1

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Feb 28, 2007
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Trouble on the Aldbourne: Part 1 Feb 28, 2007 Just two days away from retirement, June breaks up a fight between an evicted tenant and a property developer, Brian Stevens, on the Aldbourne Estate, but later finds herself under attack when she and Roger investigate allegations that the developer used bribes to win the tender. The net closes in on Amy Tennant's abductor, but Neil has suspicions that the main suspect may be involved in a much bigger operation. When DAC Hobbs is seen kissing Heaton, June is left not knowing who she can trust.

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Season 23, Episode 17 Episode 487

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Mar 1, 2007
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Episode 487 Mar 1, 2007 Sgt Wright supervises the mass eviction of tenants from the Aldbourne Estate, and finds herself having to manage a public order situation. DC Webb traces the driver who ran Sgt Ackland off the road. She and Insp Gold present Supt Heaton with evidence of DAC Hobbs's involvement in the corrupt property development. DS Jim Carver returns to Sun Hill to discuss a case. The station is to survive the forthcoming reorganisation.

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Season 23, Episode 18 The Bill Season 23 Episode 18

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Mar 7, 2007
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The Bill Season 23 Episode 18 Mar 7, 2007 Sgt Ackland assists DS Carver on a drugs stakeout. The officers are at loggerheads over their troubled past, and soon find themselves in over their heads. The relief carries out a search of some wasteland following the discovery of a human skeleton.

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Season 23, Episode 19 Episode 489

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Mar 8, 2007
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Episode 489 Mar 8, 2007 Sgt Ackland and DS Carver are held hostage by drug dealers. Carver asks Ackland to take him back. Meanwhile, Sun Hill prepares Ackland's leaving party.

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Season 23, Episode 20 Sweet Revenge

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Mar 21, 2007
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Sweet Revenge Mar 21, 2007 PCs Noble and Fletcher attend the scene of a burglary. DS Hunter and DC Masters investigate the assault of a woman running an adult webcam service. DI Nixon sees the chance to put away a villain from her past. Sgt Smith compromises a key witness to the incident. DC Webb and PCs Hinckley and Valentine are assigned to the clean-up of the Jasmine Allen Estate and uncover drug-dealing and joy-riding.

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Season 23, Episode 21 Killer on the Run

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Mar 22, 2007
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Killer on the Run Mar 22, 2007 Sgt Smith attends a minor traffic incident and discovers a body in the boot of a car. DCI Meadows and DC Webb lead the manhunt for the suspect, who is armed and blames Smith for ruining his life.

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Season 23, Episode 22 Dead Men Don’t Tell Lies

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Mar 28, 2007
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Dead Men Don’t Tell Lies Mar 28, 2007 DS Turner and DC Webb investigate an arson attack and suspicious death. Supt Heaton suspects an acquaintance of the deceased, a dangerous psychopath with a history of extortion, and warns his estranged wife to leave London. PCs Hinckley and Fletcher deal with a violent assault case. PCs Hollis and Stamp have to find the key witness when he flees court.

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Season 23, Episode 23 Brotherhood

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Mar 29, 2007
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Brotherhood Mar 29, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 24 Daddy’s Girl

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Apr 4, 2007
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Daddy’s Girl Apr 4, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 25 End of the Affair

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Apr 11, 2007
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End of the Affair Apr 11, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 26 Exit Wound

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Apr 18, 2007
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Exit Wound Apr 18, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 27 Pride Before a Fall

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Apr 19, 2007
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Pride Before a Fall Apr 19, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 28 Hunter on the Street

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Apr 25, 2007
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Hunter on the Street Apr 25, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 29 Role Model

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Apr 26, 2007
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Role Model Apr 26, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 30 And Nothing but the Truth

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May 2, 2007
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And Nothing but the Truth May 2, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 31 Day of Reckoning

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May 3, 2007
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Day of Reckoning May 3, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 32 Blood Money

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May 9, 2007
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Blood Money May 9, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 33 To Honour And Obey

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May 10, 2007
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To Honour And Obey May 10, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 34 Baby Trade

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May 16, 2007
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Baby Trade May 16, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 35 Lies That Kill

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May 17, 2007
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Lies That Kill May 17, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 36 Inner Demons

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May 24, 2007
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Inner Demons May 24, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 37 Getting Away With Murder

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May 31, 2007
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Getting Away With Murder May 31, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 38 Trigger Happy

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Jun 6, 2007
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Trigger Happy Jun 6, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 39 Do Or Die

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Jun 7, 2007
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Do Or Die Jun 7, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 40 On The Edge

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Jun 13, 2007
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On The Edge Jun 13, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 41 Better Off Dead

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Jun 14, 2007
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Better Off Dead Jun 14, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 42 Old Wounds

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Jun 20, 2007
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Old Wounds Jun 20, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 43 Judgement Call

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Jun 21, 2007
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Judgement Call Jun 21, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 44 A Model Murder - 1

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Jun 27, 2007
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A Model Murder - 1 Jun 27, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 45 A Model Murder - 2

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Jun 28, 2007
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A Model Murder - 2 Jun 28, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 46 Match Day Violence

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Jul 4, 2007
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Match Day Violence Jul 4, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 47 Cop Killer -1

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Jul 5, 2007
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Cop Killer -1 Jul 5, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 48 Cop Killer -2

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Jul 11, 2007
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Cop Killer -2 Jul 11, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 49 Behind Closed Doors

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Jul 12, 2007
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Behind Closed Doors Jul 12, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 50 Man Down

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Jul 18, 2007
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Man Down Jul 18, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 51 Death Or Glory

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Jul 19, 2007
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Death Or Glory Jul 19, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 52 Copycat Killer

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Jul 25, 2007
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Copycat Killer Jul 25, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 53 Trail Of Blood

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Jul 26, 2007
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Trail Of Blood Jul 26, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 54 Model Murder Uncovered

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Aug 1, 2007
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Model Murder Uncovered Aug 1, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 55 Caught by the Killer

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Aug 2, 2007
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Caught by the Killer Aug 2, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 56 Good Cop, Bad Cop

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Aug 8, 2007
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Good Cop, Bad Cop Aug 8, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 57 Killing Me Softly

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Aug 9, 2007
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Killing Me Softly Aug 9, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 58 Dicing With Danger

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Aug 15, 2007
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Dicing With Danger Aug 15, 2007 DS Hunter has just come back from an injury he sustained whilst trying to help DI Nixon. PCs Keen and Green tend a situation where a women was found in the park with her peruse stolen

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Season 23, Episode 59 Deadly Secrets

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Aug 16, 2007
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Deadly Secrets Aug 16, 2007

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Season 23, Episode 60 Diamonds Are Deadly

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Aug 22, 2007
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Diamonds Are Deadly Aug 22, 2007 Neil is badly let down by one of his regular informants when a family jewellers is robbed of half a million pounds' worth of stock and one of the partners is shot in the course of the crime. Phil plays the knight in shining armour for casino owner's wife Monica Dreyfuss when she turns up in custody drunk and unable to pay her restaurant bill. Tony and Will are notified of a kidnapping, and Neil and Jo investigate a link to the high-value robbery from the jewellery store - leading them to suspect it being an inside job.

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Season 23, Episode 61 Code Of Silence

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Aug 23, 2007
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Code Of Silence Aug 23, 2007 A worried mother reports her son missing after a night out clubbing, but finds it difficult to accept he is gay when he is found beaten and raped by Reg and Beth, following an assignation with a casual pick-up. Emma and Sally have some success persuading the troubled youngster to unburden himself and Neil jumps to the conclusion the lad's own friends may have had something to do with the attack. Neil arranges a raid on the homes of the two main suspects.

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Season 23, Episode 62 Crash Test

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Aug 29, 2007
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Crash Test Aug 29, 2007 Terry investigates a loan shark accused of using strong-arm tactics to collect the extortionate repayments she demands. Stories about her employing a vicious thug to make acid attacks on the families of debtors prove all too true and Beth finds herself in danger when the ruffian is cornered. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian woman with no passport or visa is taken to hospital following a road accident but runs away before Sally and Tony can get the full story. Neil finds himself under pressure from Heaton to secure results.

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Season 23, Episode 63 Up In Smoke

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Aug 30, 2007
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Up In Smoke Aug 30, 2007 Smithy picks up a lead on a drug dealer operating from a burger van and before long Sun Hill's uniform branch are mounting a raid on a cannabis farm - where Diane puts herself in great danger by ignoring Callum's orders. Back at the station, Phil and Stuart muster as much empathy and sensitivity as they can when CID are called on to sort out a love triangle and find a missing bridegroom in time for his wedding. Beth and Tony attend a domestic disturbance.

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Season 23, Episode 64 Deadly Shame - 1

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Sep 5, 2007
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Deadly Shame - 1 Sep 5, 2007 The body of missing schoolgirl Chloe Parks is found in a derelict hospital building, but Crime Scene Examiner Lorna Hart cannot confirm the cause of death. Stone is called to identify the girl's body. Suspicion immediately falls on the victim's boyfriend, who seems to be responsible for recent changes in her behaviour, but a chilling home video given to the police by a classmate changes the direction of the investigation. While Sam and Smithy investigate the circumstances leading to her death, Will acts as family liason officer.

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Season 23, Episode 65 Deadly Shame - 2

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Sep 6, 2007
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Deadly Shame - 2 Sep 6, 2007 The evidence of the videotape convinces Karen Parks her husband has been abusing their daughter. CID arrest him on suspicion of murder, but CCTV footage from an off licence provides him with a cast-iron alibi for the time of Chloe's death and he is released without charge. Will's persistence leads to a tense encounter with the family, and Callum resorts to desperate measures to ensure justice is served.

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Season 23, Episode 66 A Life Of Lies

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Sep 12, 2007
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A Life Of Lies Sep 12, 2007 Phil's latest conquest, Monica Dreyfuss, reports a burglary at her home which has left her bruised, shaken and fearing for her life. A series of beatings on a local estate points to a vigilante campaign against trouble-making drug dealers and the case touches a nerve with Will as he struggles to get over Martin Parks' suicide. Will and Leela respond to reports of a disturbance on an estate and find two badly-beaten men in a flat used by drug dealers.

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Season 23, Episode 67 Russian Roulette

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Sep 13, 2007
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Russian Roulette Sep 13, 2007 A masked kidnapper threatens to kill Monica if Phil does not return with the money Louis Dreyfuss owes his boss. He is driven to the casino to remove the ransom money from the safe - but stupidly tries to make his escape. Samantha is shocked to learn of his involvement in the case but allows her old partner to carry on with his undercover operation to the point of handing over the money - not realising Phil's philandering ways have made him more than one new enemy.

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Season 23, Episode 68 Identity Fraud

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Sep 19, 2007
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Identity Fraud Sep 19, 2007 An abandoned car sends Callum and Will on the trial of a missing woman caught up in a tragic love triangle, in which jealousy has exploded into violence as the aggrieved husband stabs his rival and then threatens to kill himself. Meanwhile, a man trying to obtain his birth certificate at a registry office discovers his identity has been stolen, alerting Sally and Tony to an extensive fraud scam.

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Season 23, Episode 69 Back From The Brink

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Sep 20, 2007
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Back From The Brink Sep 20, 2007 Callum briefs the relief on a spate of violent robberies that have occurred in and around the borough. Leela is shocked by Will's tactics when collaring a robbery suspect, and decides to adopt new methods of her own - but her actions do not go unnoticed by Stone. Niiki and Emma attend the scene of a domestic dispute in which a man accuses his wife of having an affair. Sally and Beth attend to the victim of an assault.

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Season 23, Episode 70 Dead And Buried

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Sep 26, 2007
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Dead And Buried Sep 26, 2007 Sam investigates the background of an eastern European diplomat accused of a violent assault on a prostitute and learns he could be a murderer. The pressure is on when it emerges the suspect has full diplomatic immunity and is due to be deported within twenty-four hours. Phil and Grace interview a painter, whose valuable nude portrait of an ex-lover has been stolen. Leela accepts a post outside Sun Hill, unaware that her colleague Stone has pulled strings to ease her departure.

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Season 23, Episode 71 Cracking Under Pressure

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Sep 27, 2007
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Cracking Under Pressure Sep 27, 2007 Stuart works fast to find the children of separated parents when CCTV footage shows the brother and sister talking to a known paedophile. However, his involvement in their disappearance soon proves to be more than meets the eye. New recruit PC Benjamin Gayle is teamed with Will to investigate an assault on a Polish building worker, and finds himself in a tight spot when the victim's colleagues cut up rough about his fish-poaching activities on the common.

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Season 23, Episode 72 Rough Justice

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Oct 3, 2007
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Rough Justice Oct 3, 2007 Stuart impresses his Sun Hill colleagues as he makes his debut on television crime show Wanted, hoping to clear up a burglary case during which the victim, lawyer Ian Stroud, suffered a massive heart attack. The public response is overwhelming, leaving the team of Terry, Beth and Ben to pick through a mountain of false leads - including a sighting of a man once defended in court by Stroud who served eight years for a rape he did not commit.

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Season 23, Episode 73 Back from the Dead

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Oct 4, 2007
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Back from the Dead Oct 4, 2007 Sally and Emma find a badly beaten woman in possession of a bag full of passports. She claims to be an asylum seeker whose political activist husband was murdered in Zimbabwe. However, when her son is abducted, a completely different story emerges and the race is on to rescue the boy from a violent and vengeful father. Gina discovers a bank robber she believed had died in a bank vault blast years ago is alive and well - and back in the country, forcing her to re-open an investigation into a twenty-year-old bank robbery.

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Season 23, Episode 74 Take It to the Grave

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Oct 10, 2007
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Take It to the Grave Oct 10, 2007 Mickey kisses Sally - strictly in the course of his duties - as they trail bank robber Vince Murray, however, the pair are unable to prevent another robbery. Gina visits his family to find out what he's up to back in England. Meanwhile, the old lag's son, Darren proves to be a chip off the old block, staging a burglary with Ian Forrest's lad Kieran, but it's news to the youngsters that Ian was killed in the bank vault explosion while Vince survived the blast.

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Season 23, Episode 75 Uncut Killer

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Oct 11, 2007
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Uncut Killer Oct 11, 2007 When three teenagers collapse after taking uncut cocaine, Diane and Sally are sent to visit the school they all attend. There they break up a fight and further investigations reveal the two girls involved are both caught up in the local drugs scene as suppliers. While they investigate a new supply of pure-grace cocaine, Grace makes a momentous decision about her career, Phil drops a bombshell on his Sun Hill colleagues, and Jo decides to take a new step in her love life.

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Season 23, Episode 76 Episode 76

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Oct 17, 2007
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Episode 76 Oct 17, 2007 New recruit PC Nate Roberts, a seasoned professional with an appetite for action and an eye for the ladies, joins his colleagues in crowd control outside a crack den that has been set on fire. Meanwhile, Phil clears his desk and prepares to move on, convinced none of his Sun Hill colleagues except Sam will give him a second thought. Diane is shocked to encounter an old army pal living in a squat with his girlfriend, who has been injured in the crack den fire. She and Callum investigate the pair's involvement in the fire.

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Season 23, Episode 77 Line of Fire (1)

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Oct 18, 2007
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Line of Fire (1) Oct 18, 2007 A paranoid schizophrenic is the main suspect in the case of a prowler who attacked a woman and then stabbed Reg, who answered the call for help. When Callum and Grace indentify the prime suspect, Neil recognises the man as someone he arrested four years previously, and takes pity on him when it emerges he did not receive appropriate medical help at the time, and has since been victimised by neighbours on his estate.

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Season 23, Episode 78 Line Of Fire - 2

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Oct 24, 2007
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Line Of Fire - 2 Oct 24, 2007 Schizophrenic Michael Simms threatens Shelley Cooper with a knife and when the woman is later killed, Manson orders CO19 to shoot him, assuming Simms is the culprit. In the subsequent inquiry by the department of professional standards, who also subject other officers in CID to criticism, the DI's judgement is called into question by his own superior officer, and he faces the prospect that his career could be over.

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Season 23, Episode 79 Deadly Intent

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Oct 25, 2007
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Deadly Intent Oct 25, 2007 Callum and Diane are called to the scene of a domestic disturbance, only to find Diane's neighbour, who has been knocked unconscious with an iron. It looks as if his wife is escaping from an abusive marriage, but all is not as it seems. Meanwhile, Smithy and Nate answer a call from a man who has been sold fake raffle tickets, but the teenage mum accused of the crime impresses the coppers enough to earn a second chance to sort out her life.

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Season 23, Episode 80 Stealth Attack

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Nov 1, 2007
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Stealth Attack Nov 1, 2007 A limo driver of a fading pop star is suspected of raping a student found unconscious in an alley by Reg and Tony. Jo and Sam investigate the circumstances leading up to her rape. Elsewhere, Smithy encounters Leanne Samuels again, when he and Emma are called to disturbance at a mini market - only to learn she has lost her job after taking time off work to look after her teenage daughter's baby, and this time he's determined to make Carly see sense before Social Services take the baby away from her. Stuart prepares to makes a further appearance on a tv crime show.

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Season 23, Episode 81 Tortured Soul

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Nov 8, 2007
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Tortured Soul Nov 8, 2007 Questioned for beating up schoolboy Paul Herriot, irate father Bryce Lucas admits to Ben and Mickey he did so because he had been sent a videotape of the boy sexually assaulting his daughter - a pupil at the same school. Further investigation uncovers a cycle of abuse involving the disturbed youngster, but his story doesn't quite add up and there are further shocks in store, even for Sun Hill's most worldy wise officers.

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Season 23, Episode 82 Moving Target - 1

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Nov 14, 2007
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Moving Target - 1 Nov 14, 2007 Terry and Jo investigate the serious assult of a man promoting a rock against racism concert. Heaton, anticipating trouble at the concert, has a very public run-in with the local MP, Paul Sagger, who crosses swords in a heated TV interview by fuelling tensions in the local community, in the lead-up to the rock against racism concert.

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Season 23, Episode 83 Moving Target - 2

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Nov 21, 2007
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Moving Target - 2 Nov 21, 2007 MP Paul Sagger is exposed as an antiques smuggler who owns artefacts looted from a Baghdad museum, but Manson is unsure of just how he is obtaining the valuables. Officers investigate the double-shooting at the rock against racism concert, and Grace discovers Heaton was one of the intended targets. Jo and Terry uncover a possible connection to the Bulldogs of Patriotism.

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Season 23, Episode 84 Moving Target - 3

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Nov 28, 2007
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Moving Target - 3 Nov 28, 2007 Derek Jacobs becomes prime suspect for the rock against racism shootings. Manson leads the investigation into the murder of Abdul Muntqim. The search for the gunman leads to evidence confirming that local MP Paul Sagger is directly involved in the illegal importation of artefacts - and Sagger's partner reveals how he smuggled looted goods into the country in her son's coffin. The case reaches a dramatic climax when the killer turns up unexpectedly at the station.

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Season 23, Episode 85 Love, Lies and Limos

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Dec 5, 2007
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Love, Lies and Limos Dec 5, 2007 Stuart's driver Trevor Jones helps CID with useful information about a limousine operator who is rumoured to be supplying cocaine as part of the champagne service. Diane and Will respond to a call regarding a hijacked limousine, and Stuart investigates an assault on the driver's wife. Mickey volunteers to pose as a city banker and gather evidence against the villain, but has a few uncomfortable moments when it becomes clear his cover has been blown.

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Season 23, Episode 86 Trapped

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Dec 6, 2007
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Trapped Dec 6, 2007 When Stuart's driver Trevor Jones and a female friend are badly beaten up, the detective sets out to link the attack to a mysterious drug dealer known only as the 'Postman'. Meanwhile, Nate and Ben answer a call to a disturbance at a cafe where a boy has had paint sprayed in his face. The assault has racial overtones and the discovery of narcotics at the scene provides a vital lead for the CID investigation.

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Season 23, Episode 87 Blackmailed

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Dec 12, 2007
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Blackmailed Dec 12, 2007 Stuart is horrified to discover his trusted driver and friend is the mystery drug dealer the 'Postman', who plans to use him as his inside man at Sun Hill, using incriminating photos and unexplained payments into his bank account to blackmail him. Jo rumbles what is going on, but Stuart's efforts to put matters right just lead to greater danger. A drugs bust is thwarted by a tip-off, and Manson suspects a leak from within the team.

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Season 23, Episode 88 The Honey Trap

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Dec 13, 2007
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The Honey Trap Dec 13, 2007 Alternate title: "The Honey Trap".

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Season 23, Episode 89 Inside Out - 1

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Dec 19, 2007
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Inside Out - 1 Dec 19, 2007 Disgraced detective Zain Nadir is interviewed about drug trafficking in Hayesend Prison, where he is serving ten years for perverting the course of justice, after Callum and Will discover the body of a drug addict recently released from prison. He agrees to help his colleagues infiltrate the gang involved. Jack is not sure whether he can trust his mole and fears the worst when a riot breaks out just as the police move in to arrest the operation's kingpin, Zain's cellmate Jason Forbes, who makes good his escape in the confusion.

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Season 23, Episode 90 Inside Out - 2

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Dec 20, 2007
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Inside Out - 2 Dec 20, 2007 Zain gets a frosty reception at the station when Heaton secures his release from prison to help Meadows with the recapture of escaped killer Jason Forbes, and Will can't help taking a swing at the man who callously disposed of Honey's body in a bid to save his own skin. Unsurprisingly, Zain encounters hostility from several of his former colleagues. The pursuit leads to a gunpoint showdown, giving Zain a clear choice between escape and doing the right thing.

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Season 23, Episode 91 Assault On Sun Hill - 1

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Dec 27, 2007
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Assault On Sun Hill - 1 Dec 27, 2007 New recruit DS Max Carter joins the Sun Hill team from CO19 to investigate a tip-off about an armed cash-in-transit robbery, only to find partner DC Perkins drowning his sorrows after the informant is killed for his pains. PCs Gayle and Armstrong arrest two girls for failing to pay their cab fare, and a catastrophic train of events is unleashed when it emerges they were carrying a deadly cargo smuggled in from Ghana - and their boyfriends want it back.

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Season 23, Episode 92 Assault On Sun Hill - 2

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Dec 28, 2007
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Assault On Sun Hill - 2 Dec 28, 2007 Sally and Tony are taken as hostages by the gun-men and John and Gina take charge of the situation to evacuate the station when an officer is hit by a bullet. Terry sleeps off his hangover in a cell and finds himself in a waking nightmare, trapped in Sun Hill with two murder suspects, two drug mules in a bad way and a pair of reckless maniacs threatening to kill if they don't get their girlfriends back.

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