The BEST Episodes of Fireman Sam

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021

Network: BBC Two

Follow the adventures of fireman Sam and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need.

Home From Rome

#1 - Home From Rome

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 25, 1994

Rosa stows away in Bella's shopping trolley, when she goes to Bingle's department store. But disaster strikes when a lift gets stuck, and it's up to the Pontypandy fire service to rescue Bella and her cat...

star 10.00
29 votes
Castles and Kings

#2 - Castles and Kings

Season 10 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 16, 2016

Mandy, Norman and the Twins play castles and kings and Norman wanted to build a fire breathing dragon, but the dragon catches fire and later crashes into Bessie's shed which causes the fire to spread on the back of the shed.

star 9.00
28 votes
Barn Fire

#3 - Barn Fire

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 19, 1987

On a very hot day, Sarah and James are picking potatoes for Bella. Sam wonders if he can help, but first he has to deal with a barn fire at Pandy Lane Farm.

star 8.00
116 votes
Trevor's Training

#4 - Trevor's Training

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 24, 1987

It's routine drill for Trevor on his first day in the fire service, until a message comes over the radio.

star 8.00
173 votes
Flat Tyre

#5 - Flat Tyre

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 26, 1987

After going to a boot-sale, Trevor's tyre goes flat and invades Pontypandy and loads of delays, luckilly Fireman Sam goes to the rescue.

star 8.00
58 votes

#6 - Camping

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 1, 1987

What have a frog and an oily rag got to do with camping? Sam, Sarah and James soon find out.

star 8.00
174 votes
Bus Trouble

#7 - Bus Trouble

Season 10 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 19, 2016

Whilst on the way to the ruins, Trevor's bus brakes down and tries fixing it but he disconnects the brakes and when Mrs Chen helps out she ends up driving the bus out of control.

star 8.00
28 votes
Telly Trouble

#8 - Telly Trouble

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 10, 1987

TV stardom comes to Station Officer Steele and everyone in Pontypandy is tuning in.

star 7.80
174 votes

#9 - Kite

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 7, 1987

Strong winds bring telegraph poles down and take Sarah and James' kite high up, but a little higher than they intended.

star 7.50
116 votes
Runaway Horse

#10 - Runaway Horse

Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 15, 2016

Sam, Elvis, Arnold and Penny are on their way to rescue Lizzie Sparkes from the Veterinary Clinics roof only to find that it's Woolly that needs rescuing. Meanwhile, James, Sarah, Norman and Mandy are having a race to the hills and Norman is not happy that James and Sarah are ahead of them. Back at the Veterinary clinic, Arnold is attempting to get Woolly to come to him and Sam advises him to talk to Woolly calmly, but in the end it's Arnold who manages to fall onto the safety pad below and Sam ends up rescuing Woolly. Norman, angry that Sarah and James are winning, suggests riding a horse to win, but Mandy does not like this idea. Suddenly, the horse speeds off and ends up getting stuck in some mud. Sam, Arnold and Ellie respond to the rescue call along with their new multi purpose 4x4 Phoenix. Once they arrive Sam and Arnold change into their animal rescue gear and rescue Norman and the Horse from the mud, with Arnold keeping the horse calm. Later as Norman rants about not winning the race, Sam advises Arnold that there is someone else who needs calming down as well.

star 7.50
56 votes
Lost Cat

#11 - Lost Cat

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 8, 1987

Saturdays are busy enough for Bella, without having to deal with chip pan fires and lost cats.

star 7.40
145 votes
Norman's Tricky Day

#12 - Norman's Tricky Day

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 3, 1987

Norman is up to his old tricks as usual, but this time he plays one too many!

star 7.00
58 votes
Treasure Hunt

#13 - Treasure Hunt

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 1, 1988

Sam introduces Sarah and James to his new metal detector, and they get hooked on looking for treasure. Unfortunately, they manage to burst a water pipe in the park while searching for Bella's keys! Meanwhile, Norman's game of 'Knights Of The Round Table' backfires when his saucepan helmet gets stuck on his head. Overall, it's a busy day for Sam and the crew...

star 7.00
116 votes
Sam's Day Off

#14 - Sam's Day Off

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 8, 1988

Sam's popcorn machine is just the ticket for the cinemas, until it suffers from a touch of flumbustication!

star 7.00
58 votes
Chemistry Set

#15 - Chemistry Set

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 22, 1988

Norman's dream of making the pongiest stink bomb in the world backfires when Dilys walks into the laboratory.

star 7.00
145 votes
Wishing Well

#16 - Wishing Well

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 29, 1988

Trevor organises a search party when Norman doesn't come back from picking strawberries.

star 7.00
145 votes
Sam The Great Inventor

#17 - Sam The Great Inventor

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 6, 1988

Sam is all set to win the Best Inventor in Wales competition, until ...

star 7.00
58 votes
Thief In Pontypandy

#18 - Thief In Pontypandy

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 15, 1988

Sam's mislaid his watch, Bella's necklace has disappeared and Dilys' earrings have gone missing! Can Sam solve the mystery?

star 7.00
116 votes
Dilys' Forgetful Day

#19 - Dilys' Forgetful Day

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 15, 1990

When Dilys falls off the ladder, Norman's got a lot of explaining to do!

star 7.00
29 votes
Spot Of Bother

#20 - Spot Of Bother

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 22, 1990

Norman's double bluff backfires when chicken pox hits Pontypandy.

star 7.00
29 votes
Lost Ring

#21 - Lost Ring

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 12, 1990

Bella is very happy about the diamond ring she inherited, until it goes missing ...

star 7.00
58 votes
Brass Band

#22 - Brass Band

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 26, 1990

Only practice makes perfect, but the fire station band needs something quicker than that.

star 7.00
29 votes
Lost In The Fog

#23 - Lost In The Fog

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 3, 1990

Penny becomes anxious when Sarah and James don't arrive for tea.

star 7.00
29 votes
Safe With Sam

#24 - Safe With Sam

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 19, 1988

There is a fireworks display being held to celebrate the anniverary of Pontypandy fire station opening. But there are many valuable lessons to be learned about safety.

star 7.00
29 votes
Sam's Birthday

#25 - Sam's Birthday

Season 10 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 15, 2016

While trying to get Sam's birthday organised, Sam's present goes out of control and James, Hannah and Dilys fall into the quay.

star 7.00
56 votes