1. SHOT GUN
In the town of Hartley, the new Inspector Darblay has to deal with a father who’s taken his daughter hostage at gunpoint.
2. FRAUDULENTLY UTTERED
There’s an unusual suspect in the cells at the police station. Elderly tea lady Doris has been accused of stealing money from her employers but insists she is innocent. If she hasn’t stolen the money, who has?
3. THE DRAUGHTSMAN
Detective Sgt. Cole of the Metropolitan Flying Squad joins Inspector Darblay to investigate the body of a murdered man that has suspiciously turned up. Together they attempt to get to the bottom of the mystery.
There is a robbery at Major Adams’ fall-out shelter and PC Bentley is convinced a woman is involved, but is he right this time?
5. TROUBLE AT T’MILL
Jean finds herself in the middle of a dispute when Ted decides he wants to scrap the old mill, but Old Izzy who’s worked there for years, doesn’t agree.
6. THE RUNNER:
Johnny Duffield is well known to the staff of Hartley Police Station even though he’s only nine year’s old. Until he encounters Jean, who is determined to put a stop to the little villain.
7. COMING BACK
Mick Grainger is nervous about coming home, meanwhile Tom Darblay is uneasy about going away, except he’ll be back home in a day or so, unlike Mick who has been behind bars for six years.
There is a strange discovery in the Szabo’s fish and chip shop yard, which may have something to do with the attractive young lady that PC Bentley has taken a liking to. Will it destroy their friendship?
The life of a baby lies on the hands of Jean, if she doesn’t help the disturbed young mother it may be too late.
10. THE ONE WHO GOT AWAY
There’s a gang of international counterfeiters working in Jean’s territory, but with an undercover crime squad on to them they won’t be in operation for much longer…
Jean’s expertise helps her come to the rescue of a young WPC in trouble.
12. HOME-GROWN OR IMPORTED?
There’s a violent uproar in Hartley after an “outsider” opens a new country club, meanwhile two visiting detectives cause Sergeant Beck to side with Jean.
13. FAMILY UNIT
Under normal circumstances John Michael Murphy, widower and father of four, is good natured and composed, provided he hasn’t had a few drinks. His behaviour leads to a conflict between Jean and Tom.
When eleven-year-old Janice is caught stealing washing from a launderette, she says Oscar told her to do it, but can Jean find out who Oscar is?
15. THE ANASTASIA SYNDROME
The community of Hartley are expecting a royal guest, but HQ Special Branch suspect that an elderly lady may pose a threat to the visitor. It’s up to Inspector Darblay to investigate.
Inspector Darblay takes a weeks holiday, hoping the police station will manage without her whilst she does a spot of FIY at home, but in Hartley nothing is ever that simple.