Worst & Best Thin Blue Line Episodes/List

About the Series

Genre: British Sitcom
Series: 2
Episodes: 14
First Transmission: 1995-1996
Channel: BBC

The Thin Blue Line is a British sitcom written by Ben Elton.

The sitcom is set in the police station of the fictional English town of Gasforth. One of the main themes explored was the rivalry between the uniformed squad led by Inspector Fowler and the CID led by Detective Inspector Grim. Episodes usually saw the uniformed branch and CID disagreeing over which methods should be used to resolve a situation or to stage an operation. Generally, the uniformed section triumphed over the detectives.

Rowan Atkinson: Inspector Fowler
Serena Evans: Sergeant Dawkins
David Haig: Detective Inspector Grim
James Dreyfus: Constable Goody
Mina Anwar: Constable Habib
Rudolph Walker: Constable Gladstone


Best Episode [ S1 Ep7 ]

Yuletide Spirit РGoody buys Fowler a puncture repair kit and Habib some lingerie but accidentally gets them mixed up. Also, Sergeant Dawkins believes the lingerie is a gift for her from Fowler.

26 December 1995

Imdb Score [7.9]



Worst Episode [ S2 Ep6 ]

Road Rage – Sergeant Dawkins leaves for a break with some nature-loving activists but during this time they get into a feud with the police for their extreme methods. This forces Dawkins to choose between their arrogant leader, Stallion, or Fowler.

19 December 1996

Imdb Score – [7.4]




Full Episode Guide

Key:-  Blue highlighted episodes rated in the top half, brown highlighted episodes rated in the bottom half.


Series One

The Queen’s Birthday Present (1995) –
It’s Fowler and Dawkins’ tenth anniversary, but Fowler manages to forget.
Fire And Terror (1995) –

Honey Trap (1995) –
After Fowler drunkenly admits to having kissed Habib during a pub quiz match, Dawkins begins to suspect the two of having an affair.
Rag Week (1995) –

Night Shift (1995) –

Kids Today (1995) –

Yuletide Spirit (1995) –


Series Two

Court In The Act (1996) –

Ism Ism Ism (1996) –

Fly On The Wall (1996) –

Alternative Culture (1996) –

Come On You Blues (1996) –

Road Rage (1996) –

The Green Eyed Monster (1996) –