The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line (1995)

  • Genre: Comedy, Crime
  • Creator: Ben Elton
  • First Air Date: 1995-11-13
  • Last Air Date: 1996-12-23
  • Total Seasons: 2
  • Total Episodes: 14
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 29 min.
  • Production Company: BBC
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Networks: BBC One
  • Director: John Birkin
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The Thin Blue Line is a British sitcom starring Rowan Atkinson set in a police station that ran for two series on the BBC from 1995 to 1996. It was written by Ben Elton.

  • Keywords: detective, police, monologue, satire, camp, breaking the fourth wall, police officer, police station, double entendre, sitcom, innuendo, workplace comedy
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    The Thin Blue Line Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date:
    2 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1995-11-13
    7 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1996-11-14
    7 Episodes

    The Thin Blue Line Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1The Queen's Birthday Present30 min
    Season 1Episode 2Fire and Terror30 min
    Season 1Episode 3Honey Trap30 min
    Season 1Episode 4Rag Week30 min
    Season 1Episode 5Night Shift30 min
    Season 1Episode 6Kids Today30 min
    Season 1Episode 7Yuletide Spirit30 min
    Season 2Episode 1Court in the Act30 min
    Season 2Episode 2Ism Ism Ism30 min
    Season 2Episode 3Fly on the Wall30 min
    Season 2Episode 4Alternative Culture30 min
    Season 2Episode 5Come on You Blues30 min
    Season 2Episode 6Road Rage30 min
    Season 2Episode 7The Green Eyed Monster30 min
    • Rowan Atkinson

      as Inspector Raymond Fowler
    • Serena Evans

      as Sergeant Patricia Dawkins
    • David Haig

      as Detective Inspector Derek Grim
    • James Dreyfus

      as Constable Kevin Goody
    • Mina Anwar

      as Constable Maggie Habib
    • Rudolph Walker

      as Constable Frank Gladstone
    • Mark Addy

      as Detective Constable Gary Boyle
    Directing John Birkin Director
    Production Peter Bennett-Jones Executive Producer
    Production Ben Elton Producer
    Production Geoffrey Perkins Producer