All Creatures Great & Small

All Creatures Great & Small

1978 - 1990,
Stories of British country veterinarian James Herriot.

Episode Guide

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Brotherly Love (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    Brotherly Love

    English veterinarian James Herriot (Christopher Timothy) deals with anthrax and his lovestruck partner at holiday time. With Robert Hardy, Peter Davison.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Promises to Keep (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    Promises to Keep

    "Our Gracie" is treated for a skin disorder; the partners attend a wedding.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Hampered (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:


    Tricki Woo chooses James to judge the Mid-Summer Vegetable Show.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Old Dogs, New Tricks (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    Old Dogs, New Tricks

    Siegfried goes along when Mrs. Pumphrey insists Tricki Woo stay at Skeldale.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - A Grand Memory for Forgetting (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    A Grand Memory for Forgetting

    Siegfried investigates the murder of a dog.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - A Cat in Hull's Chance (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    A Cat in Hull's Chance

    James goes to the aid of a feline in distress.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Food for Thought (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Food for Thought

    Stewie comes to the rescue and performs an emergency operation.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Out With the New (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Out With the New

    It's Coronation Day and a princess is crowned.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Spring Fever (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Spring Fever

    Tristan tries to win the love of Rosemary.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - A Friend for Life (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    A Friend for Life

    Disease threatens a herd of shorthorn cattle.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - If Music Be the Food of Love (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    If Music Be the Food of Love

    Biggins confuses the vets when he asks them to check his cows.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Knowin' How to Do It (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Knowin' How to Do It

    Tristan accidentally injects a farmer with an anti-abortion vaccine.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - The Prodigal Returns (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    The Prodigal Returns

    Tristan becomes the butt of a practical joke.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - The Best Time (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    The Best Time

    Mrs. Clarke snubs her new Italian neighbor; Tricki Woo needs female hormones.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - The Rough and the Smooth (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    The Rough and the Smooth

    James performs a delicate operation; Siegfried deals with a Great Dane.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - In Whom We Trust (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    In Whom We Trust

    Roddy Travers is suspected of stealing medical instruments, and his dog may be killing sheep.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Big Fish, Little Fish (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Big Fish, Little Fish

    Siegfried befriends bereaved Colin; James competes in a cricket match.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Mending Fences (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Mending Fences

    Tragedy mars a triple birthday; the Black Horse expands its open hours.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - The New World (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    The New World

    Siegfried updates the practice to treat Lady Hulton's cat.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Where Sheep May Safely Graze (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Where Sheep May Safely Graze

    The confectioner's beloved cat falls ill.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Blood and Water (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Blood and Water

    James encounters brothers -- a rabbit breeder and a cabbage grower -- who haven't spoken in 50 years.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Nelson Touch (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Nelson Touch

    James operates on Lord Hulton's pigs; Siegfried treats Mr. Hopps' digestive problem.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Call of the Wild (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Call of the Wild

    Calum's article in the Veterinary Record delights James but irritates Siegfried.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Course of True Love (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Course of True Love

    The death of King George VI saddens the household, particularly James.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Here and There (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Here and There

    A cowhand intrigues James; Mr. Dawson bothers Siegfried.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Two of a Kind (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Two of a Kind

    Siegfried buys a television; James deals with a man who has cancer.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - The Jackpot (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    The Jackpot

    James is challenged to a race, while Jock, a once-champion sheepdog, chases cars from the farm.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Female of the Species (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Female of the Species

    A new helper spreads chaos through the clinic.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Cheques and Balances (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Cheques and Balances

    Bill-collecting has unexpected consequences.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - The Salt of Earth (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    The Salt of Earth

    James treats a dog that keeps collapsing after a near accident with a car.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - A Present From Dublin (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    A Present From Dublin

    A new housekeeper restores order and upsets marriage plans.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - A New Chapter (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    A New Chapter

    A medical crisis arises during the move to Rowangarth.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - When Dreams Come True (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    When Dreams Come True

    Helen is up and about but faces the mess from Tristan's party of the night before.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - The Playing Field (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    The Playing Field

    A Yorkshire farmer transforms into a cowboy; Siegfried goes to London, leaving Tristan with the worst patients.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Choose a Bright Morning (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Choose a Bright Morning

    James receives a cry for help from the Bramley family, who last came to town in 1929.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Place of Honor (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Place of Honor

    Helen's infirmity causes problems for James and the practice.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Against the Odds (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Against the Odds

    James skies through snowy dales to save dying piglets; Helen is confined to bed after suffering a slipped disc.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - For Richer, For Poorer (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    For Richer, For Poorer

    Misfortune follows Siegfried's visits to a particular family and his attempt at cow surgery.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - City Slicker (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    City Slicker

    An old school friend of James comes to stay for a long weekend.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - The Healing Touch (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    The Healing Touch

    James finds out that Granville Bennett is looking for a partner to run his small animal hospital.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Ace, King, Queen, Jack (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Ace, King, Queen, Jack

    James learns he must judge a dog show.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Only One Woof (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Only One Woof

    Siegfried helps an epileptic dog; Helen cares for two wild cats.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Hail Caesar (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Hail Caesar

    Tristan is appointed fertility counselor for the Ministry of Agriculture; Tristan and James examine sheep.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - The Pig Man Cometh (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    The Pig Man Cometh

    James eyes a semi-detached property coming up for sale, but Helen has grander ideas; Calum departs.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - The Bull With the Bowler Hat (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    The Bull With the Bowler Hat

    James' cure for a cow has deadly repercussions; Tristan initiates scientific breeding.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Your Ideal Partner (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Your Ideal Partner

    Helen and Jimmy are threatened by a cruel dog-owner; Tristan becomes a fertility counselor; Seigfreid shows Calum the ropes.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Barks and Bites (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Barks and Bites

    Helen and Jimmy are threatened by a cruel dog-owner; Tristan becomes a fertility counselor; Seigfreid shows Calum the ropes.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - One of Nature's Little Miracles (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    One of Nature's Little Miracles

    The vets deal with a pregnant ewe, a tired turkey and a lost ring.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Big Steps and Little 'Uns (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Big Steps and Little 'Uns

    James and Siegfried enlist in the RAF; a Polish vet takes the practice.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Will to Live (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Will to Live

    It is bad enough when a dog goes blind, but breaking the news to a neurotic pet owner reminds James of Cottrell's suicide.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Matters of Life and Death (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Matters of Life and Death

    James performs a routine task that leads to a shattering event.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Alarms and Excursions (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Alarms and Excursions

    Siegfried searches for a dog-poisoner; Tristan goes out with the Darrowby bell-ringers.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Home and Away (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Home and Away

    Siegfried suffers Tristan's cooking; James takes Helen to a dog track.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Brink of Disaster (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Brink of Disaster

    A local outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease overshadows the onset of World War II.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - A Dying Breed (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    A Dying Breed

    Siegfried and James discover that science has little control over life and death.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Be Prepared (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Be Prepared

    Tristan balks at dating a plain girl, and Siegfried abandons any attempts at economy.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Pig in the Middle (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Pig in the Middle

    A check-eating goat nearly ruins James and Helen's anniversary celebration.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - If Wishes Were Horses (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    If Wishes Were Horses

    Tristan is smitten with Debbie; Siegfried is distressed by the coming war.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Hair of the Dog (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Hair of the Dog

    Tristan keeps house when Mrs. Hall must leave; an itinerant workman impresses James.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Every Dog Has His Day (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Every Dog Has His Day

    James has a tricky time treating a boxer dog and finds out what the high life means to Farmer Daggett's odd-job man.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Charity Begins at Home (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Charity Begins at Home

    After a tricky operation on a cat proves successful, Helen adopts him; Siegfried gives Tristan a present.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Plenty to Grouse About (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Plenty to Grouse About

    Illness strikes Lord Livingstone's grouse moors; Tristan teaches Kitty to play the guitar; James and Helen chase a cow.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Merry Gentlemen (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Merry Gentlemen

    Christmas at Skeldale House with sick foals and overfed dogs can be a terrifying experience.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - A Dog's Life (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    A Dog's Life

    A calving is made more difficult by the farmer's uncle who claims he knows a more competent man for the job.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Pups, Pigs and Pickles (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Pups, Pigs and Pickles

    Tristan proves he is a gentleman and James' love of good food is severely tested when a grateful farmer offers him a breakfast of fat bacon and piccalilli.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Ways and Means (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Ways and Means

    James decides that he would rather face a savage dog any day than take on the job of making a speech to the Darrowby Youth Club.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Puppy Love (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Puppy Love

    The routine at Skeldale House is disrupted when Alice McTavish arrives bringing "wee Tristan" with her.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - The Name of the Game (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    The Name of the Game

    This year, both Siegfried and Tristan are wary of the annual cricket match between Rainby and Darrowby.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Pride of Possession (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Pride of Possession

    James' treatment of a dog results in a near disaster; the bashful Pride of Wittgenstein shows his true mettle.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Tricks of the Trade (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Tricks of the Trade

    James gets a taste of the high life after meeting Granville Bennett; Siegfried displays the fine art of debt collecting.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Faint Hearts (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Faint Hearts

    Tristan discovers that the smooth approach to women can backfire; James has problems with the Bellerby family.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Judgement Day (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Judgement Day

    James is duty vet at the Darrowby show; Siegfried upholds the honor of the practice in a jump-off.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Beauty of the Beast (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Beauty of the Beast

    A scrap merchant of the Yorkshire Dales has trouble paying the veterinary bill.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Fair Means and Fowl (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Fair Means and Fowl

    Siegfried acquires a flock of guinea fowl; disaster ensues when Tristan treats a cow for bloat.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Attendant Problems (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Attendant Problems

    Lambing time in the Yorkshire Dales is hard but rewarding work; James and Siegfried have a worrying problem.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Cats and Dogs (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Cats and Dogs

    A flurry of cats and dogs overwhelms the surgery at Skeldale House.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Breath of Life (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Breath of Life

    Siegfried finds that a gift can be deadly, while James learns that desperate measures can bring life.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Practice Makes Perfect (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Practice Makes Perfect

    Tristan fails his exam, James uncovers a guilty secret and Siegfried embarks on a physical fitness program.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Bulldog Breed (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Bulldog Breed

    Neither Siegfried nor James seems to be able to help when a farmer's entire stock is stricken with a deadly disease.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Sleeping Partners (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Sleeping Partners

    James takes Helen on a working honeymoon, while Siegfried tries to make Tristan work for his finals.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Last Furlong (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Last Furlong

    James discovers that some farmers like to do their own vetting, although sometimes the vet can cure the farmer.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Advice and Consent (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Advice and Consent

    James acts on the sound advice Siegfried gives him.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Golden Lads and Girls (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Golden Lads and Girls

    James' luck changes for the better in his romance with Helen, but the same cannot be said for the Dalby family's misfortunes.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Nothing Like Experience (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Nothing Like Experience

    James makes a date -- without Tristan's help -- and the practice loses a customer -- with Tristan's help.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Out of Practice (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Out of Practice

    The practice is going strong, but James' love life is not; Tristan takes a hand and arranges a double blind date.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Calf Love (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Calf Love

    Siegfried enjoys a victory; Tristan has problems with pigs; James meets a rival.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - It Takes All Kinds (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    It Takes All Kinds

    Normal routine grinds to a halt when Siegfried hires a new secretary and James meets Helen Alderson.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Dog Days (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Dog Days

    James finds a veterinarian's life is not altogether enviable.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Horse Sense (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Horse Sense

    James Herriot, a young veterinary surgeon, moves to a small Scottish town and begins his first job in an already established practice.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - The Lord God Made Them All - Christmas Special 1983 (Special)

    The Lord God Made Them All - Christmas Special 1983

    A Christmas special from 1983 based on the books by James Herriot about his experiences as a vet; the war has ended, and there's a period of resettlement for the folk of Yorkshire.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - The Lord God Made Them All - Christmas Special 1985

    The Lord God Made Them All - Christmas Special 1985

    Sister Rose calls James to rescue an abandoned dog trapped in the mud in this concluding installment of the two-part festive special from 1985.

  • All Creatures Great & Small - Be Prepared; A Dying Breed

    Be Prepared; A Dying Breed