The BEST episodes of Bluestone 42 season 1

Every episode of Bluestone 42 season 1, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Bluestone 42 season 1!

Bluestone 42 is a comedy drama about a British bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan. It is a series about a bunch of soldiers who love being soldiers, and the camaraderie, bonds and banter they share, even though they are risking their lives defusing hidden bombs.

Last Updated: 4/26/2024Network: BBC ThreeStatus: Ended
Episode 4
207 votes

#1 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/26/2013

Mary reveals a secret about her past before she became a padre and Nick tries to take full advantage. Bird is offered a promotion.

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Episode 5
170 votes

#2 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/2/2013

Nick tries to prove to the padre that he is not superstitious. Simon tries to earn respect by joining in dangerous homemade games with Mac and Rocket.

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Episode 8
171 votes

#3 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/23/2013

Nick faces a challenge with a booby-trapped car bomb. Simon stands up to his fiancée.

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Episode 7
140 votes

#4 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/16/2013

A mortar attack on the patrol base sends Bluestone 42 diving for cover.

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Episode 3
207 votes

#5 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/19/2013

After Bluestone 42 join a midnight raid on a bomb factory and rescue a kidnapped Danish aid worker, they find more than they bargained for. Simon tries to get a book deal for his memoir.

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Episode 6
128 votes

#6 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/9/2013

Nick and Simon help each other to learn to dance, whilst the arrival of vet Parikh reveals Bird as a terrible flirt.

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Episode 1
256 votes

#7 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/5/2013

The Bluestone 42 team are called out on routine ops with their CIA liaison officer Carter, where things take a drastic turn. Back at base, they are introduced to Mary, the new padre, who Nick, the Ammunition Technical Officer, takes an instant shine to. Meanwhile, Simon grapples with Millsy over the report that Nick has forced him to write on his behalf, and the young Privates - Mac and Rocket - enjoy winding up Bird who may or may not have named the bomb seeking robot 'Arthur'.

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Episode 2
175 votes

#8 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/12/2013

Nick has grown tired of eating the same food every day and is desperate to find something tastier. Mary encourages Nick to let Millsy run a re-training exercise. Millsy is ecstatic and ensures he does a very thorough job, much to the disdain of the team.

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