The assistant chief constable's efforts to implicate a tire dealer may mean trouble for Crabbe, who is suffering from a loss of smell and taste.
A weekend in London has Crabbe looking into a friend's disappearance; Gary and Sally find things less than smooth at the restaurant.
Nicky, a new arrival at the restaurant, proves to be quite helpful in the kitchen, but then is forced into stealing by fellow teens.
Police and members of a private security firm clash over showing up first at crime scenes and for the football league final.
When Commander Stillwell's son Alex is beaten up while at Hatterly College, Crabbe delves into the matter only to find drugs may be involved.
Crabbe makes a startling discovery at Trubbs sausage factory; Julia takes up with a possible con man.
Crabbe and the PDS must watch jurors in the Marcus Benson fraud trial; a lecherous diner makes advances to Sally at the restaurant.
Henry Crabbe takes over the Public Duties Squad; Henderson cultivates rare varieties of tomatoes; a dispute erupts over a footpath.
Armed robbers raid the diner.
Crabbe investigates sabotage at a newly-built canteen franchise, and finds many suspects with motive for the crime.
Police protect a woman due to testify against her notorious husband; Henderson's past catches up to him.
A Chinese man becomes the victim of attacks; the Pie is nominated for the Great British Grub Competition.
Due to a lack of evidence, Liz is released from jail; Tony is under investigation for a string of suspicious racing incidents; Crabbe uncovers the murderers.
Crabbe and Cambridge investigate the death of a stableboy; Liz Bishop is arrested for the murder of Jerry Lawless.
Crabbe is forced to deal with a bossy Superintendent Chalmers at work and a picky food inspector at the restaurant.
Crabbe is forced to work with a pair of clumsy National Horticultural Division constables while investigating a rash of garden thefts.
Crabbe (Richard Griffiths) is forced to intervene when DCI Doggett (Nicholas Ball) threatens one of the restaurant's regular customers (John Castle).
A boisterous Irish family arrives in Middleton to hold a traditional wedding feast at the restaurant celebrating Kit Kelly's marriage to an American writer.
It's up to Crabbe to save Fisher's career when the assistant chief constable is involved in a deadly shooting accident.
The restaurant becomes under-staffed; Crabbe's arch-criminal Hooperman dies; Crabbe looks forward to an early retirement.
Crabbe's restaurant receives a glowing review at the same time that the assistant chief constable is facing a loss of confidence in his job.
Crabbe is more interested in fish than trying to apprehend a thief.
The assistant chief constable enlists Crabbe's help in keeping Ian Lefebvre busy on the day the man who shot him is released from prison.
The assistant chief constable drags Crabbe to the West Country to help catch a killer whose latest victim is a policewoman.
Crabbe helps a cantankerous former food writer who is worried that relatives are after her spicy memoirs.
Skeptical Crabbe acts as a minder for a psychic receiving threatening letters.
A trout fisherman is the prime suspect when his lover goes missing.
The assistant chief constable ask Henry to find his rebellious magenta-haired daughter and bring her home.
A customer drops dead in the gentlemen's rest room, involving Henry in a case of forgery and mistaken identity.
Henry Crabbe refuses to believe that the restaurant's cheese merchant is prowling the Middleton area, stealing women's underwear and making obscene phone calls.
Crabbe has divided loyalties when he gets drawn into police efforts to prevent protestors from blocking the construction of a new motorway access road.
The discovery of a young girl's corpse re-opens a murder investigation that Fisher and Crabbe thought they had solved 18 years earlier.
Henry and Margaret both get involved with the wine trade: Crabbe investigates a theft and his wife helps a friend run her family business.
Crabbe cannot be left in peace to perfect his sorbet; the laundryman's girlfriend is missing; chef Steve's criminal past catches up with him.
Crabbe and Cambridge investigate an Asian businessman's death.
A partner in an air-freight company dies; Fisher suspects drug smugglers.
While preparing for a special dinner at the restaurant, Crabbe recognizes a bank robber who supposedly "died" years earlier in an auto accident.
Henry Crabbe is alarmed when a surveillance team is sent into the restaurant to catch a patron suspected of bribing a member of Parliament.
Henry Crabbe searches for a missing policeman who has sensitive information.
Detective Inspector Henry Crabbe begins investigating what should be his last case before retiring to open his own gourmet restaurant.