The BEST Episodes of Fireman Sam

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 5, 2020

Network: BBC Two

Fireman Sam is a Welsh animated children's television series about a fireman called Sam, his fellow firefighters, and other townspeople in the fictional Welsh town of Pontypandy. The original idea for the show came from two ex-firemen from Kent.

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 9.55
33 votes
Disastrous Dilys

#2 - Disastrous Dilys

Season 8 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 4, 2012

Dilys tries her best to help her "little treasure" Norman get his Pontypandy pioneer fishing badge, with disastrous results.

star 9.35
65 votes
Trouble and Squeak

#3 - Trouble and Squeak

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 26, 2005

Norman has taken the school mouse home to look after. Unsurprisingly, it escapes and causes havock when both Rosa and the mouse end up stuck in Bella's chimney.

star 9.30
67 votes
Boyce Will Be Boyce

#4 - Boyce Will Be Boyce

Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 8, 2012

Station Officer Steele hurts his back and Chief Fire Officer Boyce fills in his role for the day.

star 8.85
67 votes
Fun Run

#5 - Fun Run

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 25, 2005

Today in Pontypandy, a fun run has been organised for charity. Unfortunately Norman's cheating ways put James and the other competitors in danger.

star 8.85
97 votes
Cadet Catastrophe

#6 - Cadet Catastrophe

Season 11 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 11, 2018

Ellie takes the Junior Cadets into the woods for a training day, but a small mishap causes a gas canister explosion.

star 8.67
3 votes
Directors: Gary Andrews
Writers: Laura Beaumont, Paul Larson
Castles and Kings

#7 - 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 8.67
30 votes
Twitchers in Trouble

#8 - Twitchers in Trouble

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 13, 2005

Trevor is looking forward to his date with Dilys and decides to take her birdwatching. However, a fire at Trevor's birdwatching hide ensures that the date is hotter than planned.

star 8.54
156 votes
Norman's Invisible Friend

#9 - Norman's Invisible Friend

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired Apr 28, 2005

Norman invents a fictitious friend to get double helpings of everything.

star 8.48
125 votes
Jupiter On The Loose

#10 - Jupiter On The Loose

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 31, 2012

When the Pontypandy Pioneers go to the fire station to complete their fire safety badge, Norman wants to prove to his cousin Derek that he can drive a fire engine.

star 8.42
67 votes
The Big Freeze

#11 - The Big Freeze

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 5, 2005

Norman raises everyone's temperature with the bed he builds for his pet lamb Woolly.

star 8.34
158 votes
Three Legged Race

#12 - Three Legged Race

Season 6 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 12, 2008

In the annual three-legged race in Pontypandy, Fireman Sam is partnered with a less-than-confident Dilys Price.

star 8.25
120 votes
King of the Jungle

#13 - King of the Jungle

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 27, 2005

The Tarzanesque jungle cry of naughty Norman Price raises the alarm when the twins get caught in a blazing haystack.

star 8.18
127 votes
The Big Chill

#14 - The Big Chill

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 7, 2012

When the power goes out at the fire station, Sam has trouble lighting a fire. Meanwhile, Norman and Dereck are building a snowman at the Floods and accidentally cook up Dilys' best scarf.

star 8.14
71 votes
The Pontypandy Polar Bear

#15 - The Pontypandy Polar Bear

Season 8 - Episode 21 - Aired Oct 6, 2012

Huge footprints in the snow convince Sarah that there's a polar bear in the area. But she and James get into difficulties when they try to photograph it for a local newspaper competition.

star 8.12
33 votes
Quarry Rescue

#16 - Quarry Rescue

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 1, 1994

While Bella is making pizza's for Trevor to deliver James falls into an old quarry. Then Trevor gets his finger stuck in the brake fluid chamber.

star 8.00
1 votes
Sticky Situation

#17 - Sticky Situation

Season 7 - Episode 18 - Aired Dec 4, 2008

Norman Price doesn't follow the directions on his model airplane kit and ends up getting stuck to his bedroom door during a fire.

star 8.00
58 votes
Towering Inferno

#18 - Towering Inferno

Season 7 - Episode 24 - Aired Dec 12, 2008

Norman Price, Mandy Flood and the twins play hide and seek, but Norman hides in the fire station training tower while the firefighters are running a drill.

star 8.00
29 votes
Runaway Train

#19 - Runaway Train

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 10, 2012

When Bronwyn gives her father Gareth Griffiths a sausage sandwich for his lunch, she has no idea the lengths Nipper the dog will go to for a bite!

star 8.00
69 votes
The Pontypandy Cup

#20 - The Pontypandy Cup

Season 9 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 11, 2014

When Joe and Mike discover that Norman is entering Pontypandy's big go-kart race, The Pontypandy Cup, they get very nostalgic about the go-karts they made when they were kids.

star 8.00
2 votes
The Treasure Trap

#21 - The Treasure Trap

Season 9 - Episode 18 - Aired Aug 4, 2014

Norman and James are looking for treasure in the sea caves when bad weather comes in.

star 8.00
2 votes
Flood’s Flood)

#22 - Flood’s Flood)

Season 6 - Episode 27 - Aired Feb 20, 2008

star 8.00
1 votes
Camping

#23 - 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 7.99
183 votes
Trevor's Training

#24 - 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 7.98
180 votes
Carnival of Junk

#25 - Carnival of Junk

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 14, 2005

A rubbish tip proves to be a trap for the unwary James, but then the recycled rubbish becomes the centrepiece in a Caribbean-style carnival.

star 7.98
156 votes