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Season 4

26 Dec. 1983
Minder's Christmas Bonus
In a less than humming Winchester Club Arthur, Terry and Dave look back on some of the scrapes into which Arthur has got himself and Terry over the past months in what is essentially a clip show, using extracts from earlier episodes and some new material filmed inside the Winchester Club.
 
11 Jan. 1984
Rocky Eight and a Half
After watching a pirate boxing match Arthur suggests to Terry that he should get back into the ring and fight Jackie Wilson. This was the man whom Terry last fought several years earlier, losing his licence when he deliberately threw the fight.
 
18 Jan. 1984
Senior Citizen Caine
Recently-widowed garage owner Cecil Caine asks for Terry's help in protecting his interests. He wants money moved out to thwart the V.A.T man but he has left the business to his greedy children who are all out for themselves. Terry's principles are at odds with Arthur's desire to get himself a cheap Rolls Royce.
 
25 Jan. 1984
High Drains Pilferer
Terry is working as a driver for Mickey 'The Fish' Metcalfe, who is not a man to be trifled with, so that when a sneak thief of Terry's acquaintance climbs through a window and makes off with Mickey's girlfriend's jewels it is down to Terry to retrieve them.
 
1 Feb. 1984
Sorry Pal, Wrong Number
Arthur's latest money-making scheme, in partnership with veteran con artist J.J. Mooney, involves a race tipping scam with an imaginary office. They hire a postal address and use three public telephone boxes, which it is Terry's job to mind, making sure they are free. However, things go horribly wrong when Mooney has a heart attack.
 
8 Feb. 1984
The Car Lot Baggers
A group of gypsies are suspected of intimidating a car-dealer friend of Arthur's but they come to Terry's rescue when the real villains turn out to be supposedly respectable businessmen. Arthur is pursued by a merry widow to whose funeral parlour he hopes to sell hearses.
 
15 Feb. 1984
If Money Be the Food of Love, Play On
When the lovely Dee Collins arrives in the Winchester, with her friend Greg, having flown all the way from their native Australia, everybody is captivated by her charm, especially Arthur, who agrees to help her trace her missing fiancé. She is, of course, not what she seems and the supposed love of her life is a fellow villain whom she is pursuing with a vengeance.
 
22 Feb. 1984
A Star Is Gorn
Pressurized pop star Zack Zolar fakes his own death and Terry tries to protect him from his ruthless manager and producer, both of whom seek to exploit him by releasing his 'posthumous' last hit. The recording somehow ends up in Arthur's lock-up and, inevitably, he too wants to get in on the act.
 
29 Feb. 1984
Willesden Suite
Having been invited to speak at the Rotary Club where Terry is the security guard, Arthur sees the chance to better himself by providing the catering for a local hotel. Terry, meanwhile, helps a young girl from Liverpool who wants to be a model but is ripped off by an unscrupulous photographer.
 
7 Mar. 1984
Windows
Arthur decides to cash in on the fitness craze by opening his own aerobics suite named the Daley Work-out staffed by moon-lighting casino staff but runs into trouble when his business partner's wife and daughter disappear. Inevitably the project is forced to close whilst Terry plays marriage guidance councillor to the Anglo-Italian Mancini family.
 
14 Mar. 1984
Get Daley
Arthur is the sole witness when a punter drops down dead after being threatened by the illegal bookie Albert Wendle, to whom he owed money. Arthur is questioned by Chisholm but released. However whilst in hospital for a minor operation Arthur is threatened by Wendle and it is fortunate that Terry is able to persuade Chisholm to arrest him.
 
21 Mar. 1984
A Well Fashioned Fit-Up
Terry is engaged to act as minder for the fashion collection of buyer Ronald Shyver, guarding his warehouse overnight but as he has another appointment Arthur agrees to take his place. Next morning the entire collection has disappeared leading Terry to suspect a scam to cheat Zoe, the collection's designer.
 

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