Minder (1979)

The world is your lobster

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Action & Adventure, Crime
  • Creator: Verity Lambert, Leon Griffiths
  • First Air Date: 1979-10-29
  • Last Air Date: 1994-03-10
  • Total Seasons: 10
  • Total Episodes: 107
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 60 min.
  • Production Company: Euston Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Networks: ITV1
star 6.7/10
From 20 Ratings


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, later replaced by nephew, Ray Daley.

  • Keywords: london, england, flat, fight, boxer, bodyguard, gangster, police, love-hate relationship, import, money, urban, car salesman, caper comedy, con, dealer, small time crook, scheme, cigar smoker, export
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    Minder Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date: 1988-12-26
    7 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1979-10-29
    11 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1980-09-11
    13 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 1982-01-13
    13 Episodes

    Season 4

    First Air Date: 1984-01-11
    11 Episodes

    Season 5

    First Air Date: 1984-09-05
    9 Episodes

    Season 6

    First Air Date: 1985-09-04
    8 Episodes

    Season 7

    First Air Date: 1989-01-02
    6 Episodes

    Season 8

    First Air Date: 1991-09-05
    13 Episodes

    Season 9

    First Air Date: 1993-01-07
    13 Episodes

    Season 10

    First Air Date: 1994-01-06
    10 Episodes

    Minder Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Gunfight at the OK Launderette60 min
    Season 1Episode 2Bury My Half at Waltham Green60 min
    Season 1Episode 3The Smaller They Are ...60 min
    Season 1Episode 4A Tethered Goat60 min
    Season 1Episode 5The Bounty Hunter60 min
    Season 1Episode 6Aces High and Sometimes Very Low60 min
    Season 1Episode 7The Bengal Tiger60 min
    Season 1Episode 8Come in T-46, Your Time is Ticking Away60 min
    Season 1Episode 9Monday Night Fever60 min
    Season 1Episode 10The Dessert Song60 min
    Season 1Episode 11You Gotta Have Friends60 min
    Season 2Episode 1National Pelmet60 min
    Season 2Episode 2Whose Wife Is It Anyway?60 min
    Season 2Episode 3You Lose Some, You Win Some60 min
    Season 2Episode 4Don't Tell Them Willie Boy Was Here60 min
    Season 2Episode 5Not a Bad Lad, Dad60 min
    Season 2Episode 6The Beer Hunter60 min
    Season 2Episode 7A Nice Little Wine60 min
    Season 2Episode 8All Mod Cons60 min
    Season 2Episode 9Diamonds Are a Girl's Worst Enemy60 min
    Season 2Episode 10The Old School Tie60 min
    Season 2Episode 11All About Scoring, Innit?60 min
    Season 2Episode 12Caught in the Act, Fact60 min
    Season 2Episode 13A Lot of Bull and a Pat on the Back60 min
    Season 3Episode 1Dead Men Do Tell Tales60 min
    Season 3Episode 2You Need Hands60 min
    Season 3Episode 3Rembrandt Doesn't Live Here Anymore60 min
    Season 3Episode 4Looking for Mickey60 min
    Season 3Episode 5Dreamhouse60 min
    Season 3Episode 6Another Bride, Another Groom60 min
    Season 3Episode 7The Birdman of Wormwood Scrubs60 min
    Season 3Episode 8The Son Also Rises60 min
    Season 3Episode 9Why Pay Tax?60 min
    Season 3Episode 10Broken Arrow60 min
    Season 3Episode 11Poetic Justice, Innit?60 min
    Season 3Episode 12Back in Good Old England60 min
    Season 3Episode 13In60 min
    Season 4Episode 1Rocky Eight and a Half60 min
    Season 4Episode 2Senior Citizen Caine60 min
    Season 4Episode 3High Drains Pilferer60 min
    Season 4Episode 4Sorry Pal, Wrong Number60 min
    Season 4Episode 5The Car Lot Baggers60 min
    Season 4Episode 6If Money Be the Food of Love, Play On60 min
    Season 4Episode 7A Star is Gorn60 min
    Season 4Episode 8Willesden Suite60 min
    Season 4Episode 9Windows60 min
    Season 4Episode 10Get Daley!60 min
    Season 4Episode 11A Well Fashioned Fit-Up60 min
    Season 5Episode 1Goodbye Sailor60 min
    Season 5Episode 2What Makes Shamy Run60 min
    Season 5Episode 3A Number of Old Wives' Tales60 min
    Season 5Episode 4The Second Time Around60 min
    Season 5Episode 5Second Hand Pose60 min
    Season 5Episode 6The Long Ride Back to Scratchwood60 min
    Season 5Episode 7Hypnotising Rita60 min
    Season 5Episode 8The Balance of Power60 min
    Season 5Episode 9Around the Corner60 min
    Season 5Episode 10Minder's Christmas Cracker60 min
    Season 6Episode 1Give Us This Day Arthur Daley's Bread60 min
    Season 6Episode 2Life in the Fast Food Lane60 min
    Season 6Episode 3Return of the Invincible Man60 min
    Season 6Episode 4Arthur is Dead, Long Live Arthur60 min
    Season 6Episode 5From Fulham with Love60 min
    Season 6Episode 6Waiting for Goddard60 min
    Season 6Episode 7Minder on the Orient Express60 min
    Season 6Episode 8A Little Bit of Give and Take60 min
    Season 7Episode 1It's a Sorry Lorry, Morrie60 min
    Season 7Episode 2Days of Fines and Closures60 min
    Season 7Episode 3Fatal Impression60 min
    Season 7Episode 4The Last Video Show60 min
    Season 7Episode 5Fiddler on the Hoof60 min
    Season 7Episode 6The Wrong Goodbye60 min
    Season 8Episode 1The Loneliness of the Long Distance Entrepreneur60 min
    Season 8Episode 2A Bouquet of Barbed Wire60 min
    Season 8Episode 3Whatever Happened to Her Indoors?60 min
    Season 8Episode 4Three Cons Make a Mountain60 min
    Season 8Episode 5Guess Who's Coming to Pinner?60 min
    Season 8Episode 6The Last Temptation of Daley60 min
    Season 8Episode 7A Bird in the Hand is Worth Two in Shepherd's Bush60 min
    Season 8Episode 8Him Indoors60 min
    Season 8Episode 9The Greatest Show in Willesden60 min
    Season 8Episode 10Too Many Crooks60 min
    Season 8Episode 11The Odds Couple60 min
    Season 8Episode 12The Coach That Came in from the Cold60 min
    Season 8Episode 13The Cruel Canal60 min
    Season 9Episode 1I'll Never Forget Whats'ername60 min
    Season 9Episode 2No Way to Treat a Daley60 min
    Season 9Episode 3Uneasy Rider60 min
    Season 9Episode 4Looking for Mr. Goodtime60 min
    Season 9Episode 5Opportunity Knocks and Bruises60 min
    Season 9Episode 6Gone with the Winchester60 min
    Season 9Episode 7How to Succeed in Business Without Really Retiring60 min
    Season 9Episode 8The Root of All Evil60 min
    Season 9Episode 9Last Orders at the Winchester60 min
    Season 9Episode 10Cars and Pints and Pains60 min
    Season 9Episode 11The Great Trilby60 min
    Season 9Episode 12A Taste of Money60 min
    Season 9Episode 13For a Few Dollars More60 min
    Season 10Episode 1A Fridge Too Far60 min
    Season 10Episode 2Another Case of Van Blank60 min
    Season 10Episode 3All Things Brighton Beautiful60 min
    Season 10Episode 4One Flew Over the Parents' Nest60 min
    Season 10Episode 5The Immaculate Contraption60 min
    Season 10Episode 6All Quiet on the West End Front60 min
    Season 10Episode 7The Great Depression of 199460 min
    Season 10Episode 8On the Autofront60 min
    Season 10Episode 9Bring Me the Head of Arthur Daley60 min
    Season 10Episode 10The Long Good Thursday60 min
    • George Cole

      as Arthur Daley
    • Gary Webster

      as Ray
    • Glynn Edwards

      as Dave