17 votes


ITV 1979

This comedy drama series featured Terry McCann, a former boxer with a conviction for G.B.H., and Arthur Daley, a second-hand car dealer with an eye for a nice little earner. Alongside his many business ventures, Arthur would regularly hire Terry out as a minder or bodyguard.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Minder

Minder - S3E2

#1 - You Need Hands


Season 3 - Episode 2

Terry Gives Des a hand collecting a debt but gets his hand broken in a fight just when Arthur has a special job lined up so he has to hire another minder but unknown to Arthur the job involves drugs so Terry and Des come to the rescue.

The episode was rated #1 Best episode of Minder from 2 votes.

Minder - S3E3

#2 - Rembrandt Doesn't Live Here Anymore


Season 3 - Episode 3

When Arthur finds an artist who can turn out work as good as the originals, he thinks that he can make money, until a crooked art dealer tries to cut in on him.

The episode was rated #2 Best episode of Minder from 2 votes.

Minder - S2E13

#3 - A Lot of Bull and a Pat on the Back


Season 2 - Episode 13

Terry and Arthur are hired to move a bull from it's field to the owners new farm. Later they discover that they have stolen the bull, so they decide to find the men who hired them and get the bull returned to the rightful owner. Terry is also hired by his stripper girl friend to discourage a stalker.

The episode was rated #3 Best episode of Minder from 4 votes.

Minder - S3E8

#4 - The Son Also Rises


Season 3 - Episode 8

When a school boy is terrorised by local thugs, his mother hires Terry to protect him. It turns out that the thugs have been hired by his father's ex partner, who is just out of jail and has been cheated out of his promised windfall.

The episode was rated #4 Best episode of Minder from 1 votes.

Minder - S10E5

#5 - The Immaculate Contraption


Season 10 - Episode 5

An nun buys an Austin Allegro from Arthur’s car lot, despite Arthur knowing it’s clapped out and overpriced. Then things start going wrong with his attempts to supply equipment to Bjorn, the manager at Jorgensen’s new stress reduction clinic. He’s convinced that divine retribution is to blame and sends Ray to the convent with instructions to put the car in good order – whatever the cost.

The episode was rated #5 Best episode of Minder from 1 votes.

Minder - S10E9
#6 - Bring Me the Head of Arthur Daley
Season 10 - Episode 9

Violent bank robber Charlie Knowles, a life prisoner, has decided to get even with his former partners who all received lighter sentences. Phelan, his former quartermaster and ‘outside man’ sets them all up and they get extra jail time. Arthur, who sold him the getaway car that broke down and allowed police to arrest them, is set up on dangerous driving charges and cops a sentence of 100 hours community service. Despite the evidence, DS Rogerson isn’t convinced of Arthur’s guilt and Ray helps him to expose the set-up. It emerges that Phelan, who originally ‘cooperated’ with police, also double-crossed Knowles. Phelan is arrested, but Knowles dies in prison.

The episode was rated #1 Best episode of Minder from 1 votes.

Minder - S3E1
#7 - Dead Men Do Tell Tales
Season 3 - Episode 1

A crooked travel agent , Monte Wiseman gets Arthur and Terry to pick up a coffin at the airport and store it at the lock up. But when the coroner needs to perform an autopsy, Monte moves it from the lock up and despite Arthur's objections stores it at Terry's flat.

The episode was rated #2 Best episode of Minder from 3 votes.

Minder - S6E7
#8 - Minder on the Orient Express
Season 6 - Episode 7

When Terry helps out a girl who was being mugged, she repays him by giving him a couple of tickets for a holiday on the Orient Express. The girl turns out to be Nikki South,the daughter of Jack South, a big time crook who has died, and has left a large amount of money in a Swiss bank account. When Arthur finds out , he cons the other ticket off Terry and the two of them set off for Venice accompanied by several other travelers all of whom are also interested in the Swiss bank account, but the only clue to the money is a locket that Nikki carries around her neck, and a picture of the 1971 Arsenal cup winning football team.

The episode was rated #3 Best episode of Minder from 8 votes.

Minder - S1E2
#9 - Bury My Half at Waltham Green
Season 1 - Episode 2

After George an ex bank robber is released from prison, Arthur gets Terry to mind him, until the whereabouts of a large amount of hidden cash is found. The only problem that Arthur forgot to tell Terry is that George is a decoy laying a false trail, while the real bank robber is released, and then he and Arthur will be free to find the money. but they all have a surprise in store

The episode was rated #4 Best episode of Minder from 10 votes.

#10 - Rocky Eight and a Half
Season 4 - Episode 1

When Arthur goes to a pirate boxing match, it gives him the idea, of getting Terry back into the ring for a fight with Jackie Wilson the man he fought seven years ago, when Terry threw the fight, and lost his licence. Things start to get complicated when Wilson's wife shows up and suggests that her husband isn't fit to fight.

The episode was rated #5 Best episode of Minder from 2 votes.

Last updated: oct 20, 2020

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