The Return of Norman-Man
Series 9, Episode 25
The Return of Norman Man
Air Date December 26, 2014 (UK)
January 6, 2015 (US)
Previous Lights, Camera, Avalanche!
Next Runaway Horse

The Return of Norman-Man is the 25th episode of Series 9.

It was written by Laura Beaumont and Paul Larson.


Norman is playing Superheroes with James - Norman is Norman-Man and James is his sidekick Atomic Boy. Suddenly James and Norman find they have a real rescue on their hands when Lion the cat floats off in a boat, but their attempts to be heroes only put Norman in danger too.



  • This is an extended episode with a length of 22 minutes.
  • Station Officer Steele rides Mercury for a change in an emergency. He also wears a breathing apparatus for the first time.
  • This is the first time where a firefighter other than Sam rides Mercury.
  • This is the last episode to feature Joe Marth as Chief Fire Officer Boyce before his death. Dave McRae took over the role in Series 10.


  • Trevor says that the underwear Norman is wearing on his superhero costume are his. However, they are the same pair that Norman took from his home in The New Hero Next Door.
  • When Titan and Wallaby 1 are travelling to the fire, Bessie is missing.