The BEST episodes directed by Francis Megahy

The Son Also Rises
3 votes

#1 - The Son Also Rises

Minder - 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 Car Lot Baggers
5 votes

#2 - The Car Lot Baggers

Minder - Season 4 - Episode 5

When an unscrupulous builder wants a piece of land that is occupied by a local car dealer he hires a gang of thugs to move him out and tries to lay the blame at the door of the local gypsies.

Minder on the Orient Express
10 votes

#3 - Minder on the Orient Express

Minder - 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.

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Back in Good Old England
3 votes

#4 - Back in Good Old England

Minder - Season 3 - Episode 12

Jack Rag a villain who fled the country after a bank robbery is back to see old friends and to see his former gang members, to see if they are willing to come on in on another bank robbery that he has planned.

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Willesden Suite
4 votes

#5 - Willesden Suite

Minder - Season 4 - Episode 8

Arthur gets in on a deal to provide a hotel with provisions. Terry helps out a young girl from Liverpool who wants to be a model but is ripped off by the photographer.

Give Us This Day Arthur Daley's Bread
8 votes

#6 - Give Us This Day Arthur Daley's Bread

Minder - Season 6 - Episode 1

Arthur gives some landscaping work to a group of ex-criminals, who the Vicar of St Chad's, is (thus far, unsuccessfully) trying to persuade to 'go straight'.

Come in T-64, Your Time Is Ticking Away
9 votes

#7 - Come in T-64, Your Time Is Ticking Away

Minder - Season 1 - Episode 8

When the mini cab company he has a share in, starts getting trouble from a couple of local louts, Arthur sends in Terry undercover as a driver. But the trouble is coming from an unexpected source.

From Fulham with Love
5 votes

#8 - From Fulham with Love

Minder - Season 6 - Episode 5

Arthur sells tracksuits and watches to some Russian Seaman, but one of them goes missing and tries to defect. When Arthur tries to bank the Russian money they will not except it. Arthur's nephew Nigel comes to work at the car lot.

Goodbye Sailor
6 votes

#9 - Goodbye Sailor

Minder - Season 5 - Episode 1

Arthur is involved in a deal to buy some dodgy tobacco from a sailor (Commander Hawksley) so he sends Terry and Arnie down to the South Coast to complete the deal only to find that the tobacco has to be smuggled ashore from a French boat. When Arthur turns up all three and Commander Hawksley go out to sea to pick up the goods but when Terry finds out what is happening, and then the police turn up they dump the tobacco in the sea.

Riding in Rollers
82 votes

#10 - Riding in Rollers

Lovejoy - Season 2 - Episode 11

Dealer Harry Catapodis has sold some fakes to Cassandra Lynch, a beautiful American widow Lovejoy knows. Caught out, Harry offers to buy the things back from Cassandra, but he admits he will then sell them on to someone else. With a Japanese business man and others, Lovejoy aims to get back at Harry - and to make some money and seduce Cassandra at the same time.

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Highland Fling (1)
79 votes

#11 - Highland Fling (1)

Lovejoy - Season 3 - Episode 12

Some old sketches put Lovejoy and Jane on a trail which takes them up to Scotland, where they uncover a plot by another antiques dealer to con one of Jane's friends. At home, Eric is involved with a young woman with some unsavory relations, but she also has an antique mirror to sell. Lovejoy and Jane are moving closer to romance... but who is the girl Lovejoy keeps seeing in the woods?

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A Number of Old Wives' Tales
7 votes

#12 - A Number of Old Wives' Tales

Minder - Season 5 - Episode 3

Arthur gets involved with Clive Cosgrove, who has several businesses which are all run by women but it turns out that he is married to all of them.

Carpathian Eagle
57 votes

#13 - Carpathian Eagle

Hammer House of Horror - Season 1 - Episode 9

A man is murdered by a female hitch-hiker who cuts out his heart with a sharp hook. While noting its similarity to another recent killing, Police Inspector Clifford hears on the radio about a book by local writer Natalie, concerning a 17th Century countess who kept an eagle that tore out her husband's heart after he locked her up, in addition to her many subsequent lovers. Clifford contacts Natalie to find out more and his suspicion soon falls on Mrs Henska, an elderly European who is descended from the count...

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The Second Time Around
5 votes

#14 - The Second Time Around

Minder - Season 5 - Episode 4

When an old author friend of Arthur's comes back to town to write a book,and sell her house.When she learns that her ex husband has sold the house without her permission, she hires Terry, and a secretary to help with ideas, and Arthur to help get the money from her husband.

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Everest Was Also Conquered
78 votes

#15 - Everest Was Also Conquered

The Professionals - Season 1 - Episode 8

A dying man's confession triggers the re-opening of a twenty-year-old case of police corruption, an investigation in which the main prosecution witness was murdered by the police officers who were supposedly trying to protect her. Somebody then decides to silence these officers, and sets about doing so.

Growing Pains
61 votes

#16 - Growing Pains

Hammer House of Horror - Season 1 - Episode 4

Ten-year-old William tragically dies by eating food intended for his father's research rabbits. His parents, Terence and Laurie, subsequently adopt another boy, James. But James is a weird, aloof child from the beginning and shocking things happen around him.

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