Homicide (1964–1977)
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Shut Your Mouth and You'll Catch No Flies 

A killer avoids arrest by terrorising people with evidence against him.




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Episode credited cast:
Insp. Reg Lawson (as Charles Tingwell)
Don Barker ...
John Stanton ...
Gary Day ...
Sen. Det. Phil Redford
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Allen ...
Benny Cox (as Jack Allan)
Brian Anderson ...
Jack West
Graeme Bent ...
Vagrant 2
Roger Boyce ...
Const. Barry Robinson
Noel Browne ...
Michael 'Skinny' Jones
Beverley Dunn ...
Barbara West
Keith Kaye ...
Charlie Ferguson
Kay McFeeter ...
Sheila Robinson
David Mitchell ...
Vagrant 1
Owen Weingott ...
William 'Drummy' Taylor


Pet shop proprietor Jack West is intimidated by a killer after he witnesses a murder. Because he values his life, West refuses to help police. Detectives also find 'Skinny' Jones reluctant to help after an attempt has been made on his life. The killer is 'Drummy' Taylor, a hard case without emotions, but very cunning. He is violent, and kills without a qualm. He evades capture by terrorising those who can incriminate him - but he meets his match in Sen. Det. Kelly. Written by Darren Smith

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Action | Crime | Drama



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9 April 1974 (Australia)  »

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Originally scheduled in Melbourne for 5 February 1974, HSV7 exchanged its timeslot with Homicide: A Crime Against Nature (1974) to allow the latter to be brought forward for screening in a special 9:00 PM timeslot. See more »

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