Telly Trouble
Series 02, Episode 02
Air Date Welsh: November 3, 1987
English: November 1, 1988
Australian: February 7, 1990
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Telly Trouble is the eighth episode of the Fireman Sam Series 1.


TV stardom comes to Station Officer Steele and everyone in Pontypandy is tuning in to watch him talk about preventing fire hazards. Then Bella's television catches fire and Sam and Elvis are on the job to prove all of Station Officer Steele's televised words of wisdom correct.




  • The PTV1 logo is based on BBC One's former logo (1985-1991).
  • The Welsh title of this episode is "The Television".
  • The water that sprays from the broken tap is actually is cling film.
  • Despite being produced as part of Series 1, this episode aired as part of Series 2.
  • A Cote soda can can be seen on the table next to James in Bella's café, which is obviously based off of a Coca-Cola/Coke can.