Bottleneck is the 708th episode of The Bill
Ch. Insp. Conway arranges a party and plans to sound out the Deputy Assistant Commissioner about changes to the senior ranks, but D.C.I. Meadows, Ch. Insp. Cato and Ch. Supt. Brownlow take the opportunity to do the same. While the top brass play politics, D.I. Johnson sets about trapping an escaped prisoner.