Original air date:
5.7 million viewers
Written by: Ed McCardie
Produced by: David Newcombe
Directed by: Martin Hutchings
Sally and Frank are making the teas in the mess, Frank touches Sally hand and she pulls back, then goes round to the mess table, handing Mick his cup of tea, then sitting down with hers.
Craig rushes around the the kitchen area, opening the door as Frank was there, making Frank spill his tea down himself. Craig is highly apologetic but Frank yells at him, then Mick gets up telling Frank to lay off of him. Then the bells go down... Frank passes Mick muttering to keep Craig away from him.
The appliances are on the roads of London side - by - side. In E442 Frank announces that there are roadworks in the area that Mick suggested to go in and suggests that they go through Stepney Green. Geoff radios Mick in E441 informing him on the possible roadworks, but Mick tells them to follow them on route. Charlie ends up overtaking E441 in E442 and they take Frank's route.
E441 approach the roadworks, then go to turn down another turning...
E442 are blocked by a car in the road, then get out to move it. They clear the road, then carry on towards the shout.
George ends up swerving when a car comes out of nowhere and crashes into a load of rubbish on the side of the road. Mick asks if everyone is ok, then gets out to check the appliance over and asks Gorge to try and start her up.
Frank walks out of the fire, noticing E441 arriving and notifies Geoff. They all notice the state of the appliance. Mick congratulates Frank on the route then on the fire and Frank apologises for earlier on as Sally watches on.
In the showers... Adam and Charlie notice the scratches on Frank's back. They ask who did it, then come to the conclusions that whoever did it must've been desperate. Sally listens in, then Frank walks out, there's a brief moment of eye contact, with hurt in Sally's eyes, then she walks off into her locker area.
There's a knock, Sally asks to wait a minute, then says ok. It's Mick, he asks if he can come in. He enters, closing the curtains. He tells her he knows, Sally asks him what he knows. He tells her she's been there for days and that if anyone finds out he'll be in trouble. Sally tells him she didn't know it was about him, telling him sarcastically that it was the home she'd always dreamt of. Mick tells her to be out by the next day.
Charlie is telling them all about the fish delivery. Craig is walking around miserable. He is questioned, then says he must be the only fire fighter in the whole of London who's not yet put a fire out. George tells him it'll come soon enough.
In the appliance area.... George looks over the appliance. Mick approaches asking how she's looking and tells George it wasn't his fault. He then compares how quickly he could've stopped 15 years ago. Frank walks in the distance saying good night. George then asks Mick is he's alright.
Craig approaches Frank as he leaves, apologising for earlier on. Frank tells him to keep away and walks off...
In the pub... Adam asks Frank if there's anymore work. Frank gives Adam an address of a guy called Nick, telling him that Nick will give him a van, then he has to drive it where he's told to take it.
Charlie talks about his 'business' and about getting the fish from Grimsby. His mobile begins to ring, he answers, then he has to go.
Frank approaches Sally at a music box, saying that a song is their 'It must be love', she tells him he must be joking, then says his song is 'I'm so vain'.
Mick is at home, doing the dishes then Shauna approaches him, telling him he looks sexy when he's playing house wife. She starts to dance with him reminding him when they used to go dancing. He tells her he has stuff on her mind, she suggests Sally, then Frank, he denies but she can tell it's Frank, suggesting that he should try to get to know him and he actually might like him.
At the pub... Lisa talks to Sally about Frank, saying he's mysterious and she should look out for herself.
At the chippie... Charlie and Dom argue over the fish. Dom wants to stay with their order in Margate but Charlie wants to change to Grimsby, saying it'll save them money.
The next morning... A truck load of fish arrives at the station, telling Charlie that the shop told them to send it to the station.
Sally is in the lockers, Lisa enters asking her if she's had a late night. Sally tells her she just wanted to have a quick sleep before she starts as she's knackered. Lisa gets the wrong idea completely. Charlie enters, asking the girls for a favour and telling them that he can feed them for the next 6 weeks. Lisa walks off, telling Charlie that Sally will do anything for a fireman.
Adam and Frank talk about the van. Frank asks Adam if he looked in it, Adam said no at first, then says about it being full of cigarettes. Mick watches on from his office, then Geoff enters. Geoff tells Mick that he's worried about Craig not fitting it with Recall's inquiry going on. He suggests taking Criag under his wing, but Mick says he's fine and that he'll keep an eye on him.
Lisa enters the mess to find it covered in fish and Charlie standing around, he admits he over - ordered.
Sally approaches Frank on the stairs demanding to know what he said to Lisa. He says he said nothing. Then Mick appears asking Frank if he can see him in his office. Frank walks off and Lisa walks past Sally. Sally asks Lisa how she knows, she says she was going out for a fag and saw them.
Mick tells Frank to take a seat, but Frank just stands. Mick reminds Frank that they're a team and that there are to be no more races and that he does the orders. The phone begins to ring, Mick finally answers. It's Shauna, Mick tells Shauna he's got someone in his office. Shauna suggests Sally, then Frank. She asks to speak to Frank. Mick finally hands the phone over to Frank. After Frank finished talking, Mick reminded him again that they work as a team, then Frank says he'll see him later, looks like he's going round for dinner.
In the mess... George opens a cupboard and some fish fall out. Charlie and George start a fight with the fish, then Geoff enters, moaning that they are breaching all the health and safety laws there are. The bells go down and they all leave Lisa to clear up.
The watch arrive on the scene of a fire, Mick orders everyone what to do. Craig is BA'd up and George advises him on what to do. Craig then goes in, following Frank. Craig spots a dead body, Frank checks for a pulse then radios that they have one dead body. Craig freezes, he can't move, Frank tries to get him to move, then eventually radios for back - up.
Craig sits on the floor outside the building and the casualties are with paramedics. Craig timidly approaches Frank, apologising.
CID arrive and a D.I. rubs in how a mess it looks and that the watch aren't very good at saving lives. FRank talks to him, putting his hand on his shoulder and rubbing a dirty mark down the D.I's beige jacket. The D.I tells him to 'piss off' and Adam then starts on him, defending Frank, Mick then steps in stopping them.
In the showers... Adam says if he ever sees the copper again he'll do him. Frank says he's all mouth and no action, but Adam is certain.
Craig questions how they can all talk about fish and birds after what's happened. Charlie tries to calm him down, then they all sing 'Light My Fire'. Mick quietens them all down, then asks Craig to see him in his office, then orders Charlie to get the fish out of there tonight!
In the office... Mick asks Craig how he is and tells Craig that everyone's first time seeing a dead body is always a shock. He offers to help him and Craig says he doesn't need any help, before leaving.
Mick leaves his office, asking Frank if he's ready to go. First Frank gives a number to Adam, telling him to ring it. Sally approaches Adam, saying it's his round.
In the mess... Charlie is standing looking miserable, then points to Lisa a tea towel with a fish on top saying 'Charlie Mead sleeps with the fishes' in newspaper cuttings. Lisa suggests it might be George then she laughs saying she thinks he's sweet. She then tells he that she has a brother with a van who could help him.
At the pub... George and Craig play pool. George tells him that he'll be out of a job in 6 months if he's not careful. He then asks him why he thinks they sung, then tells him they did it for him. Craig admits he doesn't think he's cut out for the job.
At Mick and Shauna's... Shauna passes Frank, then Mick a beer. She asks Frank if he's married then if he has a girlfriend. Then assumes that he must've left a trail of broken hearts behind him.
At the pub... Adam asks Sally when she started smoking, then Sally brings up that she thinks Frank is dodgy and that it's weird him going to Mick's for dinner. Adam says he thinks he's alright and that nothing is going on, he then gets up to meet a guy, Phil, at the bar.
In Mick and Shauna's kitchen... Shauna explains to Frank that Mick always reads Liam's bedtime story. Franks compliments her, saying she has a nice family. Shauna asks him to help her, she gets up on a stool to put a dish on a shelf, then Frank helps her down. There is an eye contact lock between them, then Mick begins to talk as he walks in the hall. He explains that Liam is excited, then tells Frank that they're going to West Ham the next day.
At the pub... Adam talks to Phil about work...
In Mick's house... Mick comes downstairs after taking Shauna up, he explains that she never could take her drink. Mick and Frank talk. Mick tells Frank that he was too hard on Craig and that his father might be pushing him into the job. Frank says he's seen people freeze before but never like that.
At the pub... Craig moans to Sally and Adam about Frank. Sally tells him that Frank is a bastard and to take no notice of him. Sally takes a piece of paper off of Adam, asking him who is it. He says it isn't a woman, it's business. He gets it off of her, telling her she's wasted. She denies it, saying she's just a bit merry. Frank arrives and Adam moans at him as he's been waiting hours for him. Craig approaches Frank, asking why he has it in for him, Frank tells him to go away nicely at first, then tells him to 'piss off'. They walks over to Sally, who is completely out of it and help her up.
Outside the station... Charlie and Lisa lift the fish onto the van. Charlie thanks her. Then a taxi pulls up and Sally leeps out yelling 'I ran away from home' before falling backwards. Lisa explains to Charlie that her flat mate chucked her out. Then says she'll take Sally home with her.
Mick gets into bed, asking Shauna why she invited Frank round. Shauna suggests that they role - play. Her play herself and he be the 'Other man'.
Craig is driving in his car...
Frank and Adam stop near a car. Adam is carrying a bottle of alcohol and Frank takes it off him and begins to make a petrol bomb.
Craig keeps on seeing visions of the dead body in his mind as he's driving, he then crashes his car...
Adam throws the bomb at the car, then Frank runs, calling Adam to follow. The D.I. then walks out of his house yelling down the street at them.
Mick takes Liam out in the car to the West Ham match. Frank watches from his car, then gets out as they go and knocks on their door. He asks Shauna for Mick, she tells him that he's gone out for the day. Frank tells her that he promised Mick some tools, he goes in the house. They walk through to the kitchen, Frank thanks Shauna for a lovely evening the night before. She asks him if he wants a coffee... tea... then murmurs about juice, then Frank takes hold of her arm. Moving his hands up her top and begind to kiss her...
At the hospital... D.O. Ross talks to Mick as Craig lays on the bed, he ends up leaving, leaving Mick to talk some sense into Craig.
In the mess... Mick talks to George about the football as Frank watches on, Adam asks to talk to Frank, but he says he's busy. Sally thanks Lisa in the kitchen area as she's letting her stay. Charlie asks Lisa if she'd like to go out somewhere with him.
Sally and Frank are in the gym. Frank comments that she looks happy and she says she is and that her life seems to be getting sorted. She then says to forget about what happened between them and to move on.
In the mess... George tells Mick that the mother of the dead boy from the fire is downstairs and wants to speak to someone. Craig gets up, looking at Mick who nods, then he goes downstairs.
Craig introduces himself to the mother, who touches his face then cries in his arms.
In the mess... Geoff tells Mick that the D.I's car was torched. Adam asks about whitnesses and Geoff says he doesn't know about any.
Outside the mess... Sally apologises to Mick, saying that she's been out of line lately and she's sorry. Mick accepts her apology.
Adam approaches Frank on the stairs, asking loudly what they'll do. Frank walks away downstairs and Mick approaches him asking if everything is ok. Frank says it is, then begins to talk, saying he is the last person he should tell, but he's slept with Sally a 'few times' but they've finished now. Mick tries to keep a straight face, trying not to show any emotions...
Adam - Sam Callis
Mick - Anthony Green
Frank - Tristan Gemmill
George - Glen Murphy
Pearce - Michael Garner
Sally - Heather Peace
Charlie - Terry Alderton
Craig - Leon Black
Lisa - Jan Anderson
Shauna - Liza Walker
Dexter Ross - Ivan Kaye
Dom Mead - David Kennedy
D.I. Roebuck - Ian Dunn
Liam - Charlie Hicks
Truck Driver - Marcus Baron
Phil Marshall - Stephen Da Costa
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