Hunt heads a team sent in to quell a prison riot during which station officer Viv James is taken captive by scary lifer Jason Sacks. Sacks' cell-mate Paul Thordy escaped during the riot but is caught. He tells Alex he is Sam Tyler,though he was Sam's last arrest before he died.Ray and Chris pose as journalists going in to interview Sacks and are also taken prisoner by him.Alex does a deal with Thordy,allowing a successful storming of the jail though there is a surprise and a fatality. Jim Keats is useless throughout,his main concern being to get Alex to find out if Hunt killed Tyler. The disfigured man makes another appearance.
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When Gene Hunt's Audi catches up with the blue Dolomite driven by Thordy, the Quattro's windows are up until the final part of the chase where he does a 180 degree turn in front of the Triumph, in which scene the driver's window is half down. Then it's up again as he gets out, and then both front windows are down as Gene and Alex get in and head for the prison. See more
Listen to me, you shit stick. This is DCI Gene Hunt. I am now taking charge of D Wing at Her Majesty's pleasure. If you so much as lay a finger on my colleague I swear to God I will come in there and rip your heart out. Do you understand me?
That kind of talk is just going to agitate and encourage them.
I am negotiating!
What, you mean like Hiroshima was negotiated?