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|airing = [[Gas|6 September 1986]] – [[Closure|27 December 1986]]
 
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|episodes = 15
 
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'''Series 1''' is the first series of ''[[Casualty]]'' and aired between 6 September and 27 December 1986. It contained 15 episodes, and featured the arrival of the main characters. [[Charlie Fairhead]], portrayed by [[Derek Thompson]], is the only one who is still on the show.
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'''Series 1''' is the first series of ''[[Casualty]]'' and aired between 6 September and 27 December 1986. It contained 15 episodes, and featured the arrival of the original main characters.
   
 
In the series, major events included a toxic gas outbreak, [[Lisa "Duffy" Duffin|Duffy]] being raped, [[Baz Wilder|Baz]] and Charlie beginning their affair, [[Megan Roach|Megan]] being diagnosed with cancer, Duffy's arrest and the night shift closing. Patients admitted included an athlete with a boil on his bottom, an alcoholic tramp infested with fleas, a restaurateur with a missing finger in the strawberry sundae, two Madonna wannabes with a dodgy DIY piercing and a woman dressed as Spiderwoman.
 
In the series, major events included a toxic gas outbreak, [[Lisa "Duffy" Duffin|Duffy]] being raped, [[Baz Wilder|Baz]] and Charlie beginning their affair, [[Megan Roach|Megan]] being diagnosed with cancer, Duffy's arrest and the night shift closing. Patients admitted included an athlete with a boil on his bottom, an alcoholic tramp infested with fleas, a restaurateur with a missing finger in the strawberry sundae, two Madonna wannabes with a dodgy DIY piercing and a woman dressed as Spiderwoman.
==Cast==
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*[[Bernard Gallagher]] as [[Ewart Plimmer]]
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== Cast ==
*[[Derek Thompson]] as [[Charlie Fairhead]]
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The series featured 10 main characters and cast members, who remained on the show for the whole series. Two cast members, [[Clive King]] and [[Julia Watson]], departed in the series finale, although the latter later returned to the show. Of the original cast, only [[Derek Thompson]] is currently still on the show.
*[[Cathy Shipton]] as [[Lisa "Duffy" Duffin]]
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*[[Brenda Fricker]] as [[Megan Roach]]
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=== Main characters ===
*[[Robert Pugh]] as [[Andrew Ponting]]
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* [[Bernard Gallagher]] as [[Ewart Plimmer]]
*[[Julia Watson]] as [[Baz Wilder|Baz Samuels]]
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* [[Julia Watson]] as [[Baz Samuels]] <small>(until [[Closure|episode 15]])</small>
*[[Christopher Rozycki]] as [[Kuba Trzcinski]]
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* [[Derek Thompson]] as [[Charlie Fairhead]]
*[[George Harris]] as [[Clive King]]
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* [[George Harris]] as [[Clive King]] <small>(until episode 15)</small>
*[[Debbie Roza]] as [[Susie Mercier]]
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* [[Cathy Shipton]] as [[Lisa "Duffy" Duffin]]
*[[Lisa Bowerman]] as [[Sandra Mute]]
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* [[Brenda Fricker]] as [[Megan Roach]]
*Nigel Anthony as [[Ted Roach]] (episodes 6-8, 10-11, 14-15)
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* [[Robert Pugh]] as [[Andrew Ponting]]
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* [[Lisa Bowerman]] as [[Sandra Mute]]
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* [[Christopher Rozycki]] as [[Kuba Trzcinski]]
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* [[Debbie Roza]] as [[Susie Mercier]]
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=== Recurring characters ===
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* [[Colin Fisher]] as [[Brenner]]
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* [[Nigel Anthony]] as [[Ted Roach]] <small>(from [[High Noon|episode 6]])</small>
   
 
==Episodes==
 
==Episodes==
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! scope="row"|<span style="font-weight:bold;">Episode</span><br />
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| show = Casualty
!<span style="font-weight:bold;">Series</span><br />
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| series = 1
!Episode
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!Centric character<ref>In this series, cast list likely remained in same order and as Ewart was cast first due to importance, all episodes in this series are Ewart centric.</ref>
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| episode1_director1 = Frank W. Smith
!Original airdate
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| episode1_writer1 = Jeremy Brock
|- class="vevent" style="text-align:center;background-position:initialinitial;background-repeat:initialinitial;"
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| episode1_writer2 = Paul Unwin
! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|1
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| episode1_date = 6 September 1986
|1
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| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[Gas]]"
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| episode2_director1 = Frank W. Smith
|[[Ewart]]
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| episode2_writer1 = Jeremy Brock
|6 September 1986
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| episode2_writer2 = Paul Unwin
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| episode2_date = 13 September 1986
| class="description" colspan="5"|Ewart Plimmer has six months to prove Holby's a going concern and panic sets in when Dr Baz Samuels arrives late for work. Kuba Trzcinski turns detective after a dock land tragedy and Megan Roach reprimands Nurse Clive King for drinking on the job. Charlie Fairhead has words with Ambulance Man Andrew Ponting over his attitude to the job and there's a tragedy in the toilets, when a young woman with a stolen baby, locks herself in.
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'''Note:''' First appearance of [[Charlie Fairhead]] ([[Derek Thompson]]), [[Ewart Plimmer]] ([[Bernard Gallagher]]), [[Megan Roach]] ([[Brenda Fricker]]), [[Lisa "Duffy" Duffin]] ([[Cathy Shipton]]), [[Andrew Ponting]] ([[Robert Pugh]]), [[Sandra Mute]] ([[Lisa Bowerman]]), [[Clive King]] ([[George Harris]]), [[Baz Wilder|Baz Samuels]] ([[Julia Watson]]), [[Susie Mercier]] ([[Debbie Roza]]) and [[Kuba Trzcinski]] ([[Christopher Rozycki]])
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| episode3_director1 = Antonia Bird
|- class="vevent" style="text-align:center;background-position:initialinitial;background-repeat:initialinitial;"
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| episode3_writer1 = Matthew Bardsley
! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|2
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| episode3_date = 20 September 1986
|2
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| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[Hide and Seek (series 1)|Hide and Seek]]"
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| episode4_director1 = Antonia Bird
|[[Ewart]]
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| episode4_writer1 = Susan Wilkins
|13 September 1986
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| episode4_date = 27 September 1986
|-
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| class="description" colspan="5"|Clive King has to try and find out why two step sisters are unhappy after one of them is badly injured. As the story unfolds, it becomes clear that the injured sister felt unloved by her stepfather and Clive tries to make him aware of the problem. A spot check by the DHSS sends ripples through the department and Ewart upsets his wife by cancelling a dinner engagement.
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| episode5_director1 = Antonia Bird
|- class="vevent" style="text-align:center;background-position:initialinitial;background-repeat:initialinitial;"
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| episode5_writer1 = Wally Daly
! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|3
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| episode5_date = 4 October 1986
|3
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| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[Night Runners]]"
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| episode6_director1 = Frank W. Smith
|[[Ewart]]
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| episode6_writer1 = Ray Brennan
|20 September 1986
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| episode6_date = 11 October 1986
|-
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| class="description" colspan="5"|A football match results in a policeman being stabbed and uncovers an aggressive father's not all he seems, when his son's the suspect. Charlie's at odds with Baz and the DHSS, as Megan rallies support from the staff for a Christian Scientist who refuses to be operated on, with startling results and Duffy prepares for her driving test.
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| episode7_director1 = Frank W. Smith
|- class="vevent" style="text-align:center;background-position:initialinitial;background-repeat:initialinitial;"
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| episode7_writer1 = Susan Wilkins
! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|4
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| episode7_date = 18 October 1986
|4
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| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[Jump Start]]"
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| episode8_director1 = Renny Rye
|[[Ewart]]
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| episode8_writer1 = Matthew Bardsley
|27 September 1986
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| episode8_date = 25 October 1986
|-
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| class="description" colspan="5"|A troublesome reporter and a head injury case put the staff under pressure. Kuba turns on Clive for drinking on the job and a motorway pile up causes the death of two people. A woman with a guilty secret breaks her silence and the police break into her home to find her aged father dead.
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| episode9_director1 = Renny Rye
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| episode9_writer1 = Ray Brennan
! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|5
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| episode9_date = 8 November 1986
| style="text-align:center;"|5
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| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[Blood Brothers (series 1)|Blood Brothers]]"
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| episode10_director1 = Renny Rye
| style="text-align:center;"|[[Ewart]]
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| episode10_writer1 = Janey Pregar
| style="text-align:center;"|4 October 1986
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| episode10_date = 15 November 1986
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| class="description" colspan="5"|The troublesome reporter's causing more problems and Clive joins the AA after admitting his drink problem. A registrar, accuses a mother of being irresponsible when her little girl is found to be drunk and a pet ferret causes mayhem in the department. A Good Samaritan becomes a victim and a surgeon ignores a haemophilia man's plea and gives him a blood transfusion. Ewart tries to change Baz's mind about leaving.
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| episode11_director1 = Jan Sargent
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| episode11_writer1 = Lise Mayer
! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|6
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| episode11_date = 22 November 1986
| style="text-align:center;"|6
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| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[High Noon]]"
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| episode12_director1 = Michael Brayshaw
| style="text-align:center;"|[[Ewart]]
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| episode12_writer1 = Roy Mitchell
| style="text-align:center;"|11 October 1986
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| episode12_date = 6 December 1986
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| class="description" colspan="5"|A union meeting over the state of the National Health's closure scheme and Duffy's stand against porno films are just two problems the staff are faced with. Ewart's been kicked out of his home and Megan's being evasive about her health. A law student won't admit he's an epileptic and a young woman involved in a traffic accident, doesn't know she's seven months pregnant. Duffy's demonstration outside the cinema leads to several embers of the staff being involved in scuffles with the police.
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| episode13_director1 = Jan Sargent
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| episode13_writer1 = Paul Unwin
! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|7
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| episode13_writer2 = Jeremy Brock
| style="text-align:center;"|7
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| episode13_date = 13 December 1986
| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[Professionals]]"
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| style="text-align:center;"|[[Ewart]]
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| episode14_director1 = Michael Brayshaw
| style="text-align:center;"|18 October 1986
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| episode14_writer1 = Wally Daly
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| episode14_date = 20 December 1986
| class="description" colspan="5"|Charlie and Baz are an item and the staff have to deal with a battered wife, who fears for her young son. Rose Sherman meets her match when she tries to deceive Ewart over the cleaning contract and Megan confides in him about having to have an operation. An old woman with lice and a man with an ulcer are admitted and the night shift ends with a punch-up and Duffy getting thumped in the mouth.
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| episode15_director1 = Jan Sargent
! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|8
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| episode15_writer1 = Paul Unwin
| style="text-align:center;"|8
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| episode15_writer2 = Jeremy Brock
| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[Crazies]]"
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| episode15_date = 27 December 1986
| style="text-align:center;"|[[Ewart]]
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| style="text-align:center;"|25 October 1986
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}}
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| class="description" colspan="5"|A crazed woman's attacking mini-cab drivers and Megan's husband, Ted, picks her up and he nearly becomes her next victim. Charlie and Baz argue over private health care, as Rose Sherman finds she can't bribe Ewart. Nurse Trish tells Duffy she's emigrating for better conditions and a safer life after being attacked. Megan finally tells Ted about her operation and Duffy prepares for her driving test.
 
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! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|9
 
| style="text-align:center;"|9
 
| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[Moonlight Becomes You]]"
 
| style="text-align:center;"|[[Ewart]]
 
| style="text-align:center;"|8 November 1986
 
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| class="description" colspan="5"|Andrew and Sandra are having an affair and Duffy failed her driving test. An old man collapses and his friends are determined to be with him until the end. A drunk driver hampers an ambulance taking a car crash victim to Holby but the staff discover he's been fatally shot. A boil on a bum, brings a cocky young man down to size by Baz and Duffy and Ewart's distraught when his daughter becomes a patient.
 
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! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|10
 
| style="text-align:center;"|10
 
| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[Teeny Poppers]]"
 
| style="text-align:center;"|[[Ewart]]
 
| style="text-align:center;"|15 November 1986
 
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| class="description" colspan="5"|Megan's smuggled back into casualty as she awaits her operation and Charlie and Baz are getting serious. When three teenagers break into a house and experiment with alcohol and drugs, tragedy strikes and Baz faces the wroth of the dead youth's relatives. A man dressed as Spiderman and a suicidal woman tax the staff and Ewart's thrown into turmoil with the sudden arrival of her daughter.
 
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! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|11
 
| style="text-align:center;"|11
 
| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[Drunk]]"
 
| style="text-align:center;"|[[Ewart]]
 
| style="text-align:center;"|22 November 1986
 
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| class="description" colspan="5"|Charlie and Baz are still an item and Megan has her operation. A proposed Royal visit is playing havoc with Ewart's budget and a young lad's found unconscious in a school's swimming pool and a race against time starts to save his life. Duffy's late for work again and as Charlie fumes, he's unaware she's become the latest rape victim.
 
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! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|12
 
| style="text-align:center;"|12
 
| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[Quiet]]"
 
| style="text-align:center;"|[[Ewart]]
 
| style="text-align:center;"|6 December 1986
 
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| class="description" colspan="5"|A local boxing match ends in tragedy when the winning boxer's found unconscious afterwards and becomes Baz's patient. Charlie teases Andy's extra martial liaison with Sandra and Duffy confides in Megan about her rape ordeal. Ewart's on hand to attend to a breach birth and Susie gets pestered by a drunk man. A wounded policeman and a drug addict are attended to, as the brain damaged boxer has to be transferred to another hospital for a scan.
 
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! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|13
 
| style="text-align:center;"|13
 
| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[No Future]]"
 
| style="text-align:center;"|[[Ewart]]
 
| style="text-align:center;"|13 December 1986
 
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| class="description" colspan="5"|Megan's awoken by a disturbance in a neighbour's garden and becomes a mediator for the police, to end the siege. Andy and Sandra are at odds as they bring a crash victim in with a suspected heart attack, but dies before the police can interview him. Ewart's suspicions of the woman's well founded, for when the police search the car, they find drugs and a search for her, is mounted. All's now well between Charlie and Baz.
 
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! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|14
 
| style="text-align:center;"|14
 
| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[Survival]]"
 
| style="text-align:center;"|[[Ewart]]
 
| style="text-align:center;"|20 December 1986
 
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| class="description" colspan="5"|Ewart's wife wants a reconciliation and Baz returns to work amid rumours, she's had an abortion, causing Charlie to fly off the handle. The staff have to deal with an old man's wishes to die, as a young man seeks reassurance on getting married. A bombshell's dropped on the future of Holby and the staff toast a decision to fight for it's survival at the end of their shift.
 
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! id="ep868" scope="row" style="font-weight:normal;"|15
 
| style="text-align:center;"|15
 
| class="summary" style="text-align:left;" |"[[Closure]]"
 
| style="text-align:center;"|[[Ewart]]
 
| style="text-align:center;"|27 December 1986
 
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| class="description" colspan="5"|Ewart's got the backing of the staff, as he fights the department over the closure of Holby and a meeting's held at Megan's house to determine there strategy. Kuba saves a man being attacked by a another man, wielding a baseball bat and a suspected case of Lasser Fever, closes the casualty department down until the patient's transferred to an isolation unit. Charlie throws a party to cheer everyone up and next day a demonstration to make the public aware of the closure, is held outside the hospital.
 
'''Note:''' Final appearance of Clive King and [[Baz Wilder|Baz Samuels]]
 
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Latest revision as of 21:22, March 26, 2020

Series 1 is the first series of Casualty and aired between 6 September and 27 December 1986. It contained 15 episodes, and featured the arrival of the original main characters.

In the series, major events included a toxic gas outbreak, Duffy being raped, Baz and Charlie beginning their affair, Megan being diagnosed with cancer, Duffy's arrest and the night shift closing. Patients admitted included an athlete with a boil on his bottom, an alcoholic tramp infested with fleas, a restaurateur with a missing finger in the strawberry sundae, two Madonna wannabes with a dodgy DIY piercing and a woman dressed as Spiderwoman.

Cast Edit

The series featured 10 main characters and cast members, who remained on the show for the whole series. Two cast members, Clive King and Julia Watson, departed in the series finale, although the latter later returned to the show. Of the original cast, only Derek Thompson is currently still on the show.

Main characters Edit

Recurring characters Edit

EpisodesEdit

Episode No. Series No. Title Director(s) Writer(s) Original airdate
1 1 "Gas" Frank W. Smith Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin 6 September 1986
2 2 "Hide and Seek" Frank W. Smith Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin 13 September 1986
3 3 "Night Runners" Antonia Bird Matthew Bardsley 20 September 1986
4 4 "Jump Start" Antonia Bird Susan Wilkins 27 September 1986
5 5 "Blood Brothers" Antonia Bird Wally Daly 4 October 1986
6 6 "High Noon" Frank W. Smith Ray Brennan 11 October 1986
7 7 "Professionals" Frank W. Smith Susan Wilkins 18 October 1986
8 8 "Crazies" Renny Rye Matthew Bardsley 25 October 1986
9 9 "Moonlight Becomes You" Renny Rye Ray Brennan 8 November 1986
10 10 "Teeny Poppers" Renny Rye Janey Pregar 15 November 1986
11 11 "Drunk" Jan Sargent Lise Mayer 22 November 1986
12 12 "Quiet" Michael Brayshaw Roy Mitchell 6 December 1986
13 13 "No Future" Jan Sargent Paul Unwin and Jeremy Brock 13 December 1986
14 14 "Survival" Michael Brayshaw Wally Daly 20 December 1986
15 15 "Closure" Jan Sargent Paul Unwin and Jeremy Brock 27 December 1986
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