Kidding is the 144th episode of The Bill
Inspector Frazer is moaning about expenses. Viv is given domestic violence cases to follow up. She can't understand why beaten women stay. One would rather put up with it than suffer consequences of reporting him. Another is staying for the children. Yet another decides to lay a complaint after Viv's visit. Tony is walking the beat with Richard Turnham and are sent to a shopping centre about allegations of shoplifting. They pick up 3 juveniles.