The BEST episodes directed by Laurence Moody

Christmas Special 2006
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8.71
21 votes

#1 - Christmas Special 2006

Bad Girls - Season 8 - Episode 11

It's been a tough Christmas Eve on G-Wing, but things look to get even worse when Sylvia receives a nightmare visit from her very own ghost of Christmas past - Natalie Buxton.

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Episode 9
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8.40
19 votes

#2 - Episode 9

Waterloo Road - Season 3 - Episode 9

Mika has some surprising news for Brett, she might be pregnant. There is an archaeological dig and some bones are discovered - it turns out to be a baby that was buried there a long time ago. Meanwhile, Davina and Tom grow closer.

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Series 8 - Episode 5
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8.12
17 votes

#3 - Series 8 - Episode 5

Bad Girls - Season 8 - Episode 5

Julie S gets good news from her son. It gets steamy between Janine and Donny when they use an "appointment" to get to know each other a little more intimately. Will they manage to keep their romance under wraps? Items from the Four Bed Dorm are missing and Stella is the main suspect, so Darlene headbutts her. Phyl returns with plans to get alcohol into Larkhall, while Stella attacks Joy and is transferred. Natalie goes too far and Pat plots revenge, with the help of the Julies and Tina. Natalie attempts to force Julie S to reveal Pat's revenge plan by beating her up.

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Series 8 - Episode 6
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8.10
20 votes

#4 - Series 8 - Episode 6

Bad Girls - Season 8 - Episode 6

Lou and Vicky fall out following Vicky's suicide bid. It's the day of David and Fidelity's wedding and Pat's plan to get rid of Natalie backfires dramatically. As a massive fight ensues, it quickly becomes clear that there's a bitter and bloody end in store for one of them. Joy takes leave when she starts abusing alcohol. Janine slaps Darlene when she begins stealing her love letters to Donny.

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Looking For Love
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8.09
23 votes

#5 - Looking For Love

Bad Girls - Season 2 - Episode 4

New officer, Di Barker, arrives from D-Wing as Jim's replacement. Denny gets the chance to visit her mum on the outside and her dreams for their future are shattered and Yvonne is left to comfort her. Sylvia helps Jim clear his name and he returns to G Wing with Shell thinking they will get back together, but for now it's no more Mr. Nice Guy. Yvonne and Fenner make a deal.

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Gentle Touch (3)
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8.00
1 votes

#6 - Gentle Touch (3)

The Bill - Season 16 - Episode 56

PC Page learns what it's like to be a victim of crime as the crazed stalker targets her, making nuisance calls and breaking into her flat. DC Lennox and DC Glaze focus their investigation on Emma Roberts's boss, and discover he had an intriguing visitor in prison.

Lifelines (1)
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8.00
1 votes

#7 - Lifelines (1)

The Bill - Season 17 - Episode 77

Part One - Lifelines: Hagen realises she is running out of friends at Sun Hill when Clarke and Rickman decide to go on a girls' night out without her. As she and Stamp investigate the mugging of pensioner Archie Dodds, who has had his wallet taken by a youth, her impatience begins to get the better of her, and she reprimands Stamp for not driving fast enough. When the mugger is spotted assaulting another pensioner, Stamp and Hagen set off in pursuit. However, when Stamp stops to help the victim, the suspect manages to escape. Hagen, out of spite, then invites herself to the girls' night out, and quickly picks up a date in the club. As she takes him home to Page's flat, disaster strikes.

False Identity
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7.93
30 votes

#8 - False Identity

Bad Girls - Season 3 - Episode 4

Julie S is back in Larkhall. Babs is shocked to hear that she's been accused of bigamy and murder. New officer, Gina Rossi, arrives and stirs up trouble for Shell and the officers. Yvonne is getting legal advice of her own - from a succession of hunky young men, until her husband's lawyer turns up.

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Mistaken Identity
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7.92
24 votes

#9 - Mistaken Identity

Bad Girls - Season 2 - Episode 5

Mad Tessa, a nightmare from the past, returns to haunt Karen, and only Fenner can save her. New inmate Barbara Hunt goes through hell in a case of mistaken identity. Zandra complains of headaches and collapses, only Crystal believes it is not drug related. Yvonne keeps up her end of the bargain, but does Fenner?

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Visiting Time
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7.76
29 votes

#10 - Visiting Time

Bad Girls - Season 2 - Episode 3

Julie J discovers that her children are back in England but Hollamby spoils the reunion party. Karen is given the cold shoulder by some officers for reporting Fenner's attack on Shell and Karen takes over as Wing Governor and shows him how unsentimental she can be.

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The Chains of Freedom
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7.58
65 votes

#11 - The Chains of Freedom

Bad Girls - Season 3 - Episode 3

Shell is returned to G-Wing but is confined to her cell. Julie S is out of prison on a tag and meets her old flame, Trevor. The women jump at the chance to run the wing themselves, when the strike takes place and the officers are on "sick leave", things are going swimmingly - until a large knife goes missing.

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Blood Ties
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7.56
61 votes

#12 - Blood Ties

Bad Girls - Season 3 - Episode 5

New girl on the wing Buki Lester challenges Denny to prove how tough she is, while Yvonne challenges husband Charlie in court. Denny almost bleeds to death and Fenner returns to work to find Shell waiting for him. Also, Charlie receives a gift in the form of a pizza man.

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Revolving Doors
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7.55
29 votes

#13 - Revolving Doors

Bad Girls - Season 3 - Episode 13

The Julies are returned to Larkhall on remand along with wealthy madame Virginia O'Kane, an old friend, but both the inmates and officers are ill-equipped to deal with the disabled grand dame, but she hides a secret. Maxi warns her sister Tina to stay away from Virginia.

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The Victim
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7.54
69 votes

#14 - The Victim

Bad Girls - Season 1 - Episode 4

Rachel's troubles increase when her mother gives her daughter to foster care, causing Rachel to completely break down and commit suicide on the wing. Nikki is left heartbroken when Tricia confesses she has met someone else. Zandra makes a bid for freedom.

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Oh What a Night
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7.45
62 votes

#15 - Oh What a Night

Bad Girls - Season 2 - Episode 13

Yvonne is left heartbroken when, Charlie, leaves her. Nikki risks it all for one night with Helen. Jim blows it with Karen and ends up at Shell's mercy. Hollamby has an 'ecstatic' anniversary party thanks to an illegal gift from the girls on G-Wing. Crystal is released but Josh is not waiting at the gate.

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Death Comes Softly
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7.40
5 votes

#16 - Death Comes Softly

Taggart - Season 6 - Episode 2

When an elderly man is found brutally murdered in his home, DCI Taggart and DS Jardine suspect the daughter and her husband. Then another elderly person is murdered and the detectives struggle to find a connection. Eventually, a Post Office worker who also moonlights in a retirement home comes to their attention. WPC Jackie Reid joins the team.

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Love Rivals
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7.36
69 votes

#17 - Love Rivals

Bad Girls - Season 1 - Episode 3

Jim takes advantage of his authority and begins to regret it when Shell bullies Rachel. A new religious inmate, Crystal Gordon, arrives and she ruffles feathers. Zandra is heartbroken when she is dumped by her fianceé while she is organising her wedding.

Fronting Up
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7.33
33 votes

#18 - Fronting Up

Bad Girls - Season 3 - Episode 14

Fenner and Virginia strike a deal that could make him a very rich man. Helen gets wind of it and sets out to prove that Fenner is unfit to work with woman prisoners with the help of Yvonne. The Peckham Boot Gang reveals Virginia's secret causing her to be very unpopular.

Facing Up
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7.28
60 votes

#19 - Facing Up

Bad Girls - Season 2 - Episode 12

After meeting the widow of one of her victims, Shaz is forced to face the consequences of her crime. Nikki's jealousy destroys her relationship with Helen and she harms herself while gardening. Karen comes to visit Fenner and they grow closer.

Portrait of Yesterday
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7.21
14 votes

#20 - Portrait of Yesterday

Bergerac - Season 1 - Episode 6

The prominent society wedding of her stepdaughter brings back a dark secret from a woman's past.

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Dead Ringer
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7.10
80 votes

#21 - Dead Ringer

Taggart - Season 1 - Episode 2

The skeletal remains of a dismembered body are discovered beneath the floorboards of a house in Glasgow. The drama takes an unexpected twist when a nine-month-old toddler is kidnapped from a multi-storey car park, followed by a ransom demand of £50,000.

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Almost Like a Holiday
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7.00
12 votes

#22 - Almost Like a Holiday

Bergerac - Season 2 - Episode 5

The publicity surrounding the mugging of a lovable old liar endangers a plan to burgle a safe containing a fortune in diamonds.

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Killer (Pilot)
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6.88
32 votes

#23 - Killer (Pilot)

Taggart - Season 1 - Episode 1

A series of young blonde women are found strangled and left near water. Maryhill CID launch an investigation to find the person responsible for the murders. DCI Jim Taggart is asked to head up the investigation, alongside newly graduated sergeant Peter Livingstone. Despite their differences, they must uncover the killer's identity before he strikes again.

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Tug of War
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6.57
7 votes

#24 - Tug of War

Bergerac - Season 3 - Episode 9

A convict who has just been let out on parole brings his son on holiday to Jersey without telling the boy's mother or his probation officer.

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One Bad Turn
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#25 - One Bad Turn

The Bill - Season 10 - Episode 12

Norika and Steve are patroling 9 beat and later will be taking Ch. Insp. Cato out. They put out signs and caution kerb crawlers. They nick the tom when she is brought back and caution the punter who turns out to be a supplier of drugs. She is later found beaten in an alley. Dave and Mike are also patrolling 9 beat and removing cards from phone boxes. They talk to one of the toms. Driving around Dave spots a man wanted for jumping bail and lose him in the market.

When Opportunity Knocks
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#26 - When Opportunity Knocks

The Bill - Season 11 - Episode 47

A series of unexplained robberies are cracked when one of the victims reveals she was seduced by a handsome freelance car washer, who copied her keys and arranged to meet her later, but robbed her house while she was waiting for him. Despite Insp. Monroe's objections that she is too inexperienced, DC Skase arranges for probationary WPC Debbie Keane to go undercover as a lonely housewife to catch the thief at work. The plan goes well, but at the expense of Skase's car when he uses it to block the driveway to prevent the thief's getaway.

Critical Mass
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#27 - Critical Mass

The Bill - Season 15 - Episode 50

Insp. Monroe is skeptical but cautious when a young woman, Emma Crawford, rings Sun Hill and says she thinks her boyfriend may have hidden a bomb in the station.

Walking the Line
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#28 - Walking the Line

The Bill - Season 15 - Episode 71

A Polish shopkeeper tells police he was attacked by three black youths, and DC Lennox and DC Proctor arrest the main suspect, Davy Rawlings. After an attempted escape, Rawlings accuses Lennox of racial abuse, saying that he called him a 'black bastard' during the arrest. As usual, Ch. Supt. Brownlow scrambles into damage control with more regard for the Met's public image than for the welfare of his officers.

Gentle Touch (1)
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#29 - Gentle Touch (1)

The Bill - Season 16 - Episode 54

A terrified young woman fears that she has become the victim of a stalker. But as PC Polly Page investigates the case she finds that she too is being drawn into a nightmare world of unseen terror.

Gentle Touch (2)
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#30 - Gentle Touch (2)

The Bill - Season 16 - Episode 55

As her friendship with stalking victim Emma Roberts develops, PC Polly Page is determined to find the stalker and starts to believe that he might be closer than she thought.

Hidden Agendas
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#31 - Hidden Agendas

The Bill - Season 17 - Episode 76

Hagen and Boyden are once again paired together during an obbo on the Padfield brothers, who are suspected of several attacks on transvestites. However, during the arrest, Boyden has trouble with one of the suspects and is unable to fully caution him. When a witness to one of the assaults comes forward and identifies the Padfields, CID are confident of getting a result. However, Padfield complains that he wasn't fully cautioned. Despite Boyden's insistence, Meadows demands confirmation, and Boyden realises his only hope lies with Hagen. Despite the urgings of Meadows, Hagen refuses to vouch for him. Hagen makes a last-ditch effort to save their relationship, but Boyden throws her out.

Grave Error
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#32 - Grave Error

The Bill - Season 20 - Episode 6

Nixon is tasked with investigating a gang who are making and distributing fake DVDs. Her investigations lead her to a pawnshop, where a stack of the fake DVDs are being prepared for shipping to a third-world country. But her determination to bring down the gun-toting leader of the gang leads to unexpected tragedy. Meanwhile, Okaro faces a tough time as the fraud investigations into his wife Denise's finances continue, and she is arrested, following the allegations of conspiracy to theft. With scandal-hungry journalists gathering like vultures, it seems things can get no worse when she admits she does harbour feelings for the Rev Andho. Murphy believes she has sighted Taviner outside the station.

Shaken
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#33 - Shaken

The Bill - Season 20 - Episode 7

Hemmingway deals with a hysterical woman who is smashing up a shop. Discovering that she is a rape victim who is being traumatised and stalked by her attacker, Perkins and Sharpe step in to try to convince another of the rapist's victims to come forward and press charges after years of keeping quiet. Okaro is forced to put his recent domestic troubles behind him and begins to build bridges with both the relief and his wife. Murphy is shaken by her sighting of Taviner the night before. Confused about why Taviner would come back to Sun Hill, Murphy becomes frantic when it appears baby Niamh has gone missing. When the baby is discovered safe and well, Murphy asks Tait to baby-sit.

Jigsaw Puzzle
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#34 - Jigsaw Puzzle

The Bill - Season 20 - Episode 48

Nixon and Wallis concentrate on the Royal Navy link to the serial rapist, and interview a Scottish prostitute whose rape over ten years previously matches the profile - and may have started the rapist off. Dunbar hides a press clipping of an article she wrote about the incident, but fears for her cover when a journalist colleague arrives at the station to interview Powell as the 'new face of Sun Hill'. Powell investigates what looks like another homophobic hate crime when a man is attacked outside a gay club. Murphy is shocked when she recognises her son Conor on the CCTV, and Powell is forced to arrest Conor for GBH. Carver and Harman investigate when a fortuneteller has her crystal ball stolen.

Blind Detection
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#35 - Blind Detection

The Bill - Season 20 - Episode 49

Nixon manages to identify a prime suspect as the serial rapist, and in her desire for revenge, Young shows one of the victims a picture of Kent - and then confronts him and tells him that she is determined to prove that he is the rapist. He isn't remotely fazed by her threats, and manages to goad Tait enough into a starting a violent outburst in the canteen. Meanwhile, Thatcher continues pursuing his vendetta against the Radford clan when he seizes the chance to investigate when Wayne Radford is carjacked and then handcuffed to a clapped out banger. Murphy finally loses patience with Powell and is furious when he suggests that her son might be gay - which could reveal the reasons behind his behaviour.

Mexican Stand-Off
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#36 - Mexican Stand-Off

The Bill - Season 20 - Episode 82

Thatcher confronts Carl Radford when he discovers through a friend in MIT that new evidence suggests that a third party was involved in the shooting of his father, only for Carl to reveal that his mother, Irene, was the one who pull the trigger. After giving David Radford a severe beating, Thatcher goes on the rampage and attempts to finish the Radfords once and for all - confronting Irene face to face, before being shot himself by a venomous David. Thatcher manages to escape, but ends up going on the run to save his own skin. Meanwhile, Nixon is disturbed by three roses which arrive at the station, until she is sent a link to a website which shows Abi locked in a shipping container - with a clock in the corner.

Closer to Home
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#37 - Closer to Home

The Bill - Season 20 - Episode 83

With little over fours remaining, Nixon must rally the team to discover Abi's location before it is too late. Looking over her old cases, she realises that former nemesis Peter Baxter may have something to do with Abi's abduction, but in interview, he claims to be totally innocent. When Wallis trips up and mentions one of Abi's nicknames in passing, Nixon realises that Abi's abductor has been under her nose all along. A search of Baxter's industrial unit reveals a series of numbers, which have been graffited on the wall, which provide co-ordinates as to Abi's location. A search of a local container yard finds Abi alive and well, but Nixon is upset to find that her evidence against Wallis has disappeared from his car.

A Difficult Subject
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#38 - A Difficult Subject

The Bill - Season 21 - Episode 6

Jo and Suzie investigate when a young boy is attacked in an area known to be frequented by rent boys. Arresting their prime suspect proves to be the catalyst for a much bigger problem, when suspect Ravi Shah accuses DAC Roy Pearson of being part of a paedophile ring. However, when Suzie organises a raid on the home of known pimp Julian Hargreaves, she fails to uncover any proof of his involvement. Meanwhile, Ramani interviews Abi over her accusations against Hugh and a search of a previously undiscovered flat belonging to Hugh reveals vital evidence to prove his involvement, and suspect Greg Campbell is charged with the murder of Karen Burnett.

Ignorance vs. Prejudice
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#39 - Ignorance vs. Prejudice

The Bill - Season 21 - Episode 7

Roger and Lance discover the decomposing body of a vagrant on some wasteground, but despite extensive investigation, fail to identify the victim, until fingerprint analysis reveals it to be none other than Jim's ex-wife, Marie. Sheelagh and Leela investigate a case of criminal damage, prompting to Colin voice his opinions on inter-racial relationships. However, the case soon escalates when the accused claims that her ex-boyfriend has deliberately infected her with HIV. Leela soon suspects that Sheelagh's aggressive attitudes towards the suspect may be a result of racial prejudice. Meanwhile, Neil confronts his father-in-law over allegations made by Ravi Shah.

Games of War - Part 1
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#40 - Games of War - Part 1

The Bill - Season 23 - Episode 1

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.