After the episode was broadcast, some people on discussion forums suggested that the scene had been altered to include the Grim Reaper when it became known that no further episodes would be made, though in fact the decision to end the series was taken long after filming had finished. Hope they bring out the earlier series's on dvd. This episode ended with a cliffhanger. There is a photo of the moment and small story on the reaper in this weeks Radio Times (page 7) if you missed it. My ringside seat at this pulsing geyser of squalid petulance: JAN MOIR on the Johnny Depp courtroom drama... Judge brands Johnny Depp 'a monster' who DID beat ex-wife Amber Heard 12 times as he loses £5m 'wife-beater'... ALISON BOSHOFF: He's filmed half of blockbuster sequel Fantastic Beasts 3, but with his reputation wrecked,... or debate this issue live on our message boards. Home Secretary Priti Patel will order police to stop protests involving more than TWO people during... Burger King urges customers to 'order from McDonald's' claiming restaurants with 'thousands of staff really... ROYAL EXCLUSIVE: Princess Diana's brother Earl Spencer sensationally exposes Martin Bashir letter falsely... Thousands of women with breast cancer could be spared chemotherapy thanks to a £60 test. The taxi robber is soon apprehended. Heartbeat: Farewell Phil (24 December 2007): A one-off special, commemorating the departure of the long-running character Phil Bellamy, whose final scenes (in "Touch And Go", series 17, episode 6) aired the previous night. Archbishop of Canterbury warns that forcing church services to... Who passes the test in the race to beat Covid… and are other countries really doing better than us? Our fall TV preview concludes with a comprehensive guide to the new and... 2013 Fall TV Preview: Our Comprehensive Guide to the Season's New and Returning Shows. A mysterious man steals David's taxi (and his breakfast), but he does not get very far. There were births and deaths, marriages and divorces, but after 60 minutes life was going on much as before at a slow countryside pace. Title: Data returned from the Piano 'meterActive/meterExpired' callback event. Did anyone else notice the grim repear guy walking past Scripp's garage? Welcome to the Digital Spy forums. The trivia item below may give away important plot points. Heartbeat may not have premiered any new episodes for nearly ten years, but re-watching the old series never gets old for the fans. A Gannett Company. The show is also dealing with the loss of Bill Maynard, a stalwart as Greengrass, who was forced out through ill health in November. | 'Mike Bradley will be a bachelor again by the springtime. The beat won’t go on. In the summer of 2016 it appeared in a new form - for the first time ever, Heartbeat came to the stage, starring members of the TV cast. Bernie recognizes the car and refuses to give him some petrol. There were reports he would quit Heartbeat this year. 'It would be a challenge I would want to discuss with Martin. Bernie recognizes the car and refuses to give him some petrol. Alternate Versions Written by This was the last ever episode of Heartbeat. He has obviously been in a fight because his face is bruised, and he claims he cannot remember who he is.