18/10/2016 17:08 BST

Emmerdale’s Biggest Stunts: From Bus Crashes To The Helicopter Explosion…

The village and its residents have been through a lot over the years.

To the uninitiated, ‘Emmerdale’ may seem like a sleepy rural soap, but longtime viewers will know that couldn’t be further from the truth.

And this week, bosses will prove that once again, as they’ve lined up some of the biggest stunts ever on television.

The exact nature of what will happen is being kept under wraps, but we do know that at least one character will lose their life in the dramatic scenes.

Ahead of the dramatic episode, which will be screened on Thursday (20 October), we’re looking back at the most explosive, deadly stunts in the show’s history.

Check them out below…  

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