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Episode 8 (series 6)
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Series 6
Episode 8
Airdate November 21, 1993
Audience Unknown
Writer Tony Hoare
Director John Reardon
Producer Paul Knight
Previous episode Episode 7 (series 6)
Next episode Episode 9 (series 6)

Episode 8 (series 6) is the eighth episode of the sixth series of London's Burning. It was first broadcast on November 21, 1993.

Episode Summary[]

Maggie has gone to Thailand where she is enjoying herself with a Thai toyboy. Sally reluctantly allows Eddie to stay at her place but resents his overtures. Hallam is forced to give Geoff lifts to the station as the Pearces have moved into the neighbourhood. Recall returns to duty now that Jamie is getting better. Eddie is just about to borrow Sally's car without asking when George spots him and Sally angrily sends him away.

Two boys play a prank on the manageress of a laundrette by locking her in the office and filling all the machines with soap powder to blanket the place in foam. Billy and Colin are forced wade through the foam in BA to free her. The Pearces are still trying to cosy up to the Hallams, who are reduced to hiding behind the sofa to avoid them. Three drunk football fans gatecrash a party and throw a molotov cocktail into the house. The fire spreads everywhere very quickly. A guy has a fatal fall from a flagpole. Sicknote climbs over the roof to save a woman and her baby who were stuck in an attic room. Jean, who is staying with a friend, sees his heroic rescue operation on TV and is so moved that she decides to return home, telling a surprised Sicknote that he is "on probation" for the time being.

Kevin, Billy, George and Sally go to the dog races to see Blue Watch race. Much to everyone's surprise, he loses for the first time. Kevin is suspicious. Bayleaf has to appear in court for his dangerous driving charge.