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!

They're fighting to save patients while their personal lives are brimming with drama and intrigue. Everything's at stake on the emergency ward.

Last Updated: 2/20/2024Network: BBC OneStatus: Continuing
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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.

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Boiling Point
star
10.00
1 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.

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Closure
star
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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Switzerland
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9.10
10 votes

#7 - Switzerland

Season 38 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/16/2023

Jan heads to Switzerland with Gethin, but is she making the right decision?

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Moonlight Becomes You
star
9.00
2 votes

#8 - 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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Evolve or Be Extinct
star
8.75
4 votes

#9 - 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.

Falling (2)
star
8.75
4 votes

#10 - 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

#11 - 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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The Straw
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8.64
14 votes

#12 - The Straw

Season 37 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/18/2023

Charlie questions his loyalties as the ED reaches breaking point, David and Marty make a difficult decision, and Jacob realises his actions might have devastating consequences.

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Common Vector
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8.50
2 votes

#13 - 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
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Lest Ye Be Judged
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8.50
2 votes

#14 - 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

#15 - 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?

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When the Gloves Come Off
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8.50
2 votes

#16 - When the Gloves Come Off

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

Thin Green Line
star
8.50
6 votes

#17 - Thin Green Line

Season 37 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/10/2022

The pressure reaches boiling point for Jan in a special improvised episode.

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Crash Landing
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8.40
15 votes

#18 - Crash Landing

Season 37 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/18/2023

Dylan clashes with an old rival. Robyn and Paul make a life-changing decision, and Stevie seeks comfort from Marcus.

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Forsaking All Others, Part Two
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8.40
10 votes

#19 - 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.

To Yourself Be True
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8.33
6 votes

#20 - 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.

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Reap the Whirlwind Pt 2
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8.28
32 votes

#21 - 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

Bedside Manner
star
8.25
8 votes

#22 - Bedside Manner

Season 28 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/3/2013

New trainee doctor Lily jumps straight in to investigate a disastrous robbery on the open road, while Dixie builds a bond with a game old bird to help her carry out a romantic mission.

Directors: Jon Sen
Writer: Steve Bailie
Episode 30
star
8.25
12 votes

#23 - 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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Begin Again
star
8.23
13 votes

#24 - Begin Again

Season 36 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/14/2021

Ethan is rushed into the ED, and a new face appears in the department, ready to exact revenge on those who have wronged her.

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Kansas
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8.20
5 votes

#25 - 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.

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