Z-Cars Series 8

Series 8

Z-Cars Series 8

First Air Date: October 22, 1973

First Aired on    :   1973
Episodes    :   28 episodes



Episodes

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8x28 Family (June 30, 1974)


Susan Giles wants her father back inside and uses two men to help her. One of them is Quilley, and he unwittingly ruins Skinner's work.


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8x27 Certain Parties (May 20, 1974)


Back in Newtown after seven years in Parkhurst, Pikey Nimmo wants to settle up with the men who put him away. Stone was one of them.


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8x26 Pastime (May 13, 1974)


A fire-raiser for Skinner and an extortionist for Stone and Lynch. Some people have the strangest pastimes.


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8x25 Mugs? (May 06, 1974)


Several well-planned robberies, but none of the suspects with brains and style enough to organise them. So who did?


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8x24 Intruder (April 29, 1974)



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8x23 Turnabout (April 22, 1974)


Mary and Fiona, two women of equal ability and opportunity. So why is one of them a criminal?


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8x22 Losers (April 10, 1974)


DI Connor runs into Marjorie, an old flame. But what a change in her!


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8x21 Background (April 08, 1974)



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8x20 Priority (April 01, 1974)


Quilley and Braithwaite have a tricky customer to deal with; Lynch has Stone, as well as a missing child and a shop break-in.


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8x19 Rota (March 25, 1974)


The same crime can be committed over and over again, unless someone decides to co-operate with the police.


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8x18 Allegiance (March 18, 1974)


Joe Skinner questions a lad about breaking into a cigarette machine, but it soon becomes apparent that he is after more than a confession.


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8x17 Dinner Break (March 11, 1974)


Lunchtime - relaxation for some. But not for those on duty at Newtown Station.


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8x16 Two Wise Monkeys (March 04, 1974)


When villains like Burford and Tyndale fall out they will go to any lengths to settle a score. And somewhere along the line the police have to take drastic measures.


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8x15 Waste (February 25, 1974)


Not so much a skeleton in the cupboard - more a body, alive and kicking, in the attic.


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8x14 Pressure (February 18, 1974)


A young petty thief and a young Police Constable find themselves under a similar kind of pressure. The pressure to prove themselves.


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8x13 Joanna (February 11, 1974)


When Albert Smith goes looking for his daughter Joanna his enquiries cause trouble.


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8x12 Two Hundred Tartan Teddy Bears (February 04, 1974)


Stone and Lynch are puzzled by two cases - one involving bears and the other old ladies.


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8x11 In Police Hands (January 21, 1974)


Julie and Dave are happy: then they're in the nick. It seems that simply being in love is a crime these days.


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8x10 Absence (January 07, 1974)


A bank raid is in the offing and the only man who knows anything about it is Harry Dance.


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8x09 Pressure Of Work (December 17, 1973)


Goss goes out for a quiet day with a friend, but the friend ends up in a cell and a policeman ends up in hospital.


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8x08 Cadet (December 11, 1973)


Cadet Peter Preston wants nothing more than to be a policeman, and even though he's a bit of a joke at Newtown his future seems assured. Then his father takes someone for a ride.


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8x07 The Cinder Path (December 10, 1973)


Goss is back! In court he finds himself in an unfamiliar role. Against Quilley... twice!


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8x06 Pieces (December 03, 1973)


A house is broken into and Skinner grabs at the opportunity to improve his record. But he grabs too hard and a man suffers.


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8x05 Stray Girl (November 26, 1973)


Mary Mangan disappears with her baby. The worst is feared and a full scale police search is mounted.


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8x04 Break Up (November 19, 1973)


A woman is arrested for shoplifting and a thief has his alibi checked. On the face of it two routine cases. But even the most routine cases can have repercussions.


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8x03 Escape (November 05, 1973)


Some London villains spring Charlie Cotton from prison, but, too late, he cottons on to the fact that he's been sprung for a purpose.


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8x02 Nuisance (October 29, 1973)


Alexandra is always complaining to an already overworked police force about her next door neighbour Percy. But is she just a nuisance? Or should Inspector Lynch take her complaints seriously?


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8x01 Inspector Lynch (October 22, 1973)


Bert Lynch has been promoted to Inspector. But is he still one of the lads?