Minder: Season 4, Episode 5

The Car Lot Baggers (8 Feb. 1984)

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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. ... See full summary »

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George Cole ...
Arthur
June Whitfield ...
Mrs. Murdoch
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Nathan Loveridge
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Chisholm
Glynn Edwards ...
Antony Scott ...
Wally (as Harry Scott)
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Apsimon
Colin Jeavons ...
Fribbins
Christopher Benjamin ...
Mr. Rushmer
Artro Morris ...
De Ath
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Martin Anthony ...
Nelson
Gabriel Kern ...
Harry
Chloe Salaman ...
Ellen
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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. Written by don@minifie-1

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Nathan Loveridge: You want to fight me? I've taken on ten like you.
Terry McCann: So one shouldn't worry you, then.
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Easily my top 5 Minder episode
24 October 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A truly great episode. Jimmy Nail is perfect as the head of the gypsies. I totally love his 1st conversation with Terry.

Q: You want to fight me? I've taken on 10 like you". A: Then 1 shouldn't worry you then".

The episode has it all. Great script and plot. Seedy bad guys. A very young and thin Ray Winstone and a fantastic fight scene.

The episode to me really captures early 80's inner London living, with dodgy characters, rain drizzled, broken and uneven footpaths, and people willing to do anything to survive in (to quote the Young Ones) "Thatcher's bloody Britain".


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