TV Series | | Crime, Drama
Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis.
The show has traveled abroad four times for special episodes. In 1999, The Bill: Foreign Body (1999) took DCI Meadows and DC Skase to France in pursuit of a murder suspect; Claire Stanton followed Don Beech to Australia in The Bill: Beech on the Run (2001) in 2001; in 2006 DS Hunter and DS Nixon went to Romania to investigate human trafficking in episodes The Bill: 446: A Little Holiday - Part 1 (2006) and The Bill: 447: A Little Holiday - Part 2 (2006); and to mark the 25th anniversary of the series in 2008 since the pilot episode Storyboard: Woodentop (1983), a crossover with SOKO Leipzig (2001) took the show to Germany in The Bill: Proof of Life: Part 2 (2008).
DC Rob Thatcher:
Nixon's been looking for you.
DS Phil Hunter: Oh yeah, what'd ya say?
DC Rob Thatcher: I said I didn't know where you were.
DS Phil Hunter: Nice one! Yeah even Ken would've done better than that!
Acting DI Samantha Nixon: DS Hunter! My office now!... I said now!... Where have you been? And don't try telling me it's to do ...
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.