Casualty

The BEST episodes of Casualty

Every episode of Casualty ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Casualty!

Casualty is a weekly television show broadcast on BBC One, and the longest running emergency medical drama television series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast on 6 September 1986 and transmitted in the UK on BBC One. The producer was Geraint Morris. The programme is based around the fictional Holby City Hospital and focuses on the staff and patients of the hospital's Accident and Emergency Department.

Last Updated: 12/1/2022Network:BBC One
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Crazies
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10.00
2 votes

#1 - Crazies

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/25/1986

A crazed woman's attacking mini-cab drivers and Megan's husband, Ted, picks her up and he nearly becomes her next victim. Charlie and Baz argue over private health care, as Rose Sherman finds she can't bribe Ewart. Nurse Trish tells Duffy she's emigrating for better conditions and a safer life after being attacked. Megan finally tells Ted about her operation and Duffy prepares for her driving test.

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Jump Start
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10.00
1 votes

#2 - Jump Start

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/27/1986

A troublesome reporter and a head injury case put the staff under pressure. Kuba turns on Clive for drinking on the job and a motorway pile up causes the death of two people. A woman with a guilty secret breaks her silence and the police break into her home to find her aged father dead.

Boiling Point
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10.00
2 votes

#3 - Boiling Point

Season 7 - Episode 24 - Aired 2/27/1993

A group of vigilantes runs riot on an estate and the Casualty team go to tend to the injured but some troublemakers follow their friends to Holby and start a fire. The staff struggle to save themselves and their patients.

Closure
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10.00
2 votes

#4 - Closure

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/27/1986

Ewart's got the backing of the staff, as he fights the department over the closure of Holby and a meeting's held at Megan's house to determine there strategy. Kuba saves a man being attacked by a another man, wielding a baseball bat and a suspected case of Lasser Fever, closes the casualty department down until the patient's transferred to an isolation unit. Charlie throws a party to cheer everyone up and next day a demonstration to make the public aware of the closure, is held outside the hospital.

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Teeny Poppers
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9.50
2 votes

#5 - Teeny Poppers

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/15/1986

Megan's smuggled back into casualty as she awaits her operation and Charlie and Baz are getting serious. When three teenagers break into a house and experiment with alcohol and drugs, tragedy strikes and Baz faces the wroth of the dead youth's relatives. A man dressed as Spiderman and a suicidal woman tax the staff and Ewart's thrown into turmoil with the sudden arrival of her daughter.

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Quiet
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9.50
2 votes

#6 - Quiet

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/6/1986

A local boxing match ends in tragedy when the winning boxer's found unconscious afterwards and becomes Baz's patient. Charlie teases Andy's extra martial liaison with Sandra and Duffy confides in Megan about her rape ordeal. Ewart's on hand to attend to a breach birth and Susie gets pestered by a drunk man. A wounded policeman and a drug addict are attended to, as the brain damaged boxer has to be transferred to another hospital for a scan.

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Moonlight Becomes You
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9.00
2 votes

#7 - Moonlight Becomes You

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/8/1986

Andrew and Sandra are having an affair and Duffy failed her driving test. An old man collapses and his friends are determined to be with him until the end. A drunk driver hampers an ambulance taking a car crash victim to Holby but the staff discover he's been fatally shot. A boil on a bum, brings a cocky young man down to size by Baz and Duffy and Ewart's distraught when his daughter becomes a patient.

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Falling (2)
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8.67
3 votes

#8 - Falling (2)

Season 28 - Episode 43 - Aired 6/29/2014

Metal thieves attempt to steal copper from a railway line, only for one of them to be injured and taken to the ED - leaving the other two to cause an accident that derails a train. Among the passengers is a boy being packed off to boarding school and Tess, who must fight to save the youngster's life. But when she becomes trapped herself, Fletch makes a massive sacrifice to save her. Back at the hospital, Connie spends her first day as clinical lead, Ethan and Lily make up, and Cal is still in the doghouse

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High Noon
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8.67
3 votes

#9 - High Noon

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/11/1986

A union meeting over the state of the National Health's closure scheme and Duffy's stand against porno films are just two problems the staff are faced with. Ewart's been kicked out of his home and Megan's being evasive about her health. A law student won't admit he's an epileptic and a young woman involved in a traffic accident, doesn't know she's seven months pregnant. Duffy's demonstration outside the cinema leads to several embers of the staff being involved in scuffles with the police.

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Reap the Whirlwind Pt 2
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8.63
27 votes

#10 - Reap the Whirlwind Pt 2

Season 31 - Episode 33 - Aired 4/29/2017

Sam's rash decision to man the ED himself during the staff strike comes back to haunt him when Roy Ellison's wife and son turn up at the hospital, and discover what has happened to him. The Ellisons quickly prove that violent behaviour runs in the family, and when their actions on the ward become unacceptable, events begin to spiral out of control. Meanwhile, Iain and Jez find Lily unconscious in the car park, after Gem accidentally hit her while driving erratically. Racked with guilt, Gem decides to hand herself in, but Lily's prospects remain grim

Common Vector
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8.50
2 votes

#11 - Common Vector

Season 26 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/27/2011

New mother Annie, skateboarder Richie, white-collar worker Chris and teenager Fiona are admitted with sickness and dilated pupils. The race is soon on to get to the bottom of the mystery as their conditions get worse. New nurses Lloyd and Scarlet find it hard to cope with the emotional demands of their positions.

Directors: Simon Massey
Writer: Steve Bailie
Lest Ye Be Judged
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8.50
2 votes

#12 - Lest Ye Be Judged

Season 26 - Episode 28 - Aired 3/24/2012

Sam throws herself into helping an old soldier and his son in an effort to distract herself from the GMC interviews.

Saturday Night Fever
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8.50
2 votes

#13 - Saturday Night Fever

Season 26 - Episode 29 - Aired 3/31/2012

Jordan's date with Yvonne is put on hold when a former ED patient nearly dies in the cells, but who is at fault, and can Jordan and Yvonne's relationship survive the investigation?

When the Gloves Come Off
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8.50
2 votes

#14 - When the Gloves Come Off

Season 26 - Episode 30 - Aired 4/7/2012

Forsaking All Others, Part Two
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8.40
10 votes

#15 - Forsaking All Others, Part Two

Season 29 - Episode 46 - Aired 8/23/2015

The day of carefree porter Max and senior consultant Zoe's wedding finally arrives, but it seems someone has developed cold feet. The drama continues at the reception when a drunk Louis lashes out at Max, and in all the commotion, a flame heater is knocked over, resulting in a deadly blaze. Meanwhile, back at the ED, a patient blames Louise for causing her miscarriage when she treated her as a nurse at another hospital, and Dylan tries to bring his anxieties under control after being diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

An Amateur Sport
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8.33
3 votes

#16 - An Amateur Sport

Season 27 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/15/2012

Dylan and Tess must treat an agitated pregnant woman, while Fletch tries to unravel the relationship between a teenage girl and her swimming coach.

Evolve or Be Extinct
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8.33
3 votes

#17 - Evolve or Be Extinct

Season 27 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/29/2012

Medical drama. Fletch plays a practical joke on Lloyd after a staff night out, and Dylan attempts to teach a medical student about the dangers of alcohol abuse.

To Yourself Be True
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8.33
6 votes

#18 - To Yourself Be True

Season 28 - Episode 39 - Aired 5/31/2014

Hospital drama. Connie tries to help a father come to terms with his son's sexuality, while Cal helps treat a severely paranoid patient.

Sticks and Stones
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8.30
27 votes

#19 - Sticks and Stones

Season 30 - Episode 43 - Aired 7/30/2016

Connie deals with a case too close to home; will she and Grace find a way through?

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Kansas
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8.25
4 votes

#20 - Kansas

Season 27 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/18/2012

Zoe's first day as the ED'S clinical lead gets off to a trying start when the team are faced with dealing with the aftermath of a tunnel collapse at a music festival.

Episode 30
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8.25
12 votes

#21 - Episode 30

Season 35 - Episode 30 - Aired 8/7/2021

Ethan and Fenisha are running late for their big day, and Tina’s manipulation of Jacob continues.

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Too Old for This Shift
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8.21
28 votes

#22 - Too Old for This Shift

Season 31 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/27/2016

Jacob and the rest of the paramedics come to Connie and Grace's rescue and a helicopter is sent for the doctor's daughter. Meanwhile, Charlie celebrates his 30th year at Holby City Hospital.

Knock Knock Who's There?
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8.20
10 votes

#23 - Knock Knock Who's There?

Season 29 - Episode 44 - Aired 8/15/2015

Dylan creates a scene in front of his colleagues when he hits back at staff nurse Lofty, so Connie gives him one day to prove he is fit enough to carry out his medical duties. Tess's son Sam visits the hospital and introduces her to her first grandchild, meaning she has a difficult decision to make. Meanwhile, after helping Max out with options for the big day, Big Mac is overjoyed when he is asked to be best man at his wedding to Zoe, and Ethan takes the opportunity to ask Honey out after her unsuccessful date

Break Point
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8.20
20 votes

#24 - Break Point

Season 31 - Episode 34 - Aired 5/6/2017

Louise confronts Jez about his infidelity, but when he comes clean and reveals his secret squeeze is Mickey, she is left stunned. A revelation about the events of the previous week leaves Ethan reeling, and Charlie makes it is personal mission to restore the spirits of everyone in the ED

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The Golden Hours
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8.17
6 votes

#25 - The Golden Hours

Season 29 - Episode 36 - Aired 6/20/2015

Dixie tries to help an unstable mother, Suzy, who is grieving for her baby, but soon suspects that she has abducted another one to replace her own, leading to a dramatic turn of events that puts Suzy and the child's lives at risk. Cal reluctantly teams up with a leukaemia patient to work together to raise money for charity by producing a nude calendar, while Charlie finds Louis trying to take heroin and takes him to see the body of a dead addict for shock therapy, leading Louis to issue one more cry for help

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