Division 4 Season 6
S06 E01Feb 13, 1974
Hit Run Feb 13, 1974 Yarra Central police are set a difficult task when a young girl is killed following a hit and run accident.
S06 E02Feb 27, 1974
Backlash Feb 27, 1974 A policeman is critically injured when struck by the getaway car from an armed robbery, and Det. Sgt. Banner finds his personal life in turmoil when an ex-boyfriend of Jenny's arrives from London on business.
S06 E03Feb 20, 1974
Triangle Feb 20, 1974 Mal White has served eight years for robbery with violence and attempted bribery. All he wants on his release is a savage revenge on those whom he perceives to have done him wrong. One of his intended victims is Sgt. Scotty Macleod.
S06 E04Mar 6, 1974
Talk Back Mar 6, 1974 Billly Miller, a 10-year-old boy, goes missing. His disappearance went unnoticed by his mother, and Yarra Central police search for his body in a creek at the tip, and fear that a man with a known record of sex offences is involved.
S06 E05Mar 13, 1974
In At The Kill Mar 13, 1974 When an itinerant, middle-aged bushman arrives in Melbourne, he soon finds himself involved in a turmoil of trouble. The situation is complicated further when he appears to fall in love with Policewoman Margaret Stewart.
S06 E06Mar 20, 1974
The Slasher Mar 20, 1974 An ex-policeman investigates attacks on girls by a mentally deranged razor slasher. The further the investigation proceeds, the more it points to his own son being the culprit.
S06 E07Jul 25, 1974
Charity Affair Jul 25, 1974 A gang of four dangerous criminals pull a major payroll robbery, and the entire Yarra Central crew is called in to assist. While arresting one of the thieves, Banner is shot in the shoulder and is forced to take a few days leave. He spends the time with his girlfriend Jenny, but her constant contact with friends she knew in England plus the pressures of Banner's job puts a strain on their relationship. So much so that Banner fears he may lose her. With this problem on his mind, plus the efforts to locate and capture the ringleader of the gang, he comes to the point where he almost has to choose between the police force and Jenny.
S06 E08Mar 27, 1974
The Munich Job Mar 27, 1974 Police protection is requested at a charity function where a routine job turns into a possible murder investigation. Const. Dwyer takes on an undercover role posing as a criminal.
S06 E09Apr 3, 1974
Approach With Caution Apr 3, 1974 Yarra Central police become involved in an Interpol inquiry when it is thought that a suspect for a recent jewel robbery in Munich may be living in the area.
S06 E10Apr 10, 1974
Emperor Craig Apr 10, 1974 Police are on full alert when they are informed that a sadistic psychopath and a mad bomber, who have both escaped from a country hospital, are heading towards Melbourne in an attempt to destroy those who helped imprison them.
S06 E11Apr 17, 1974
An Eye For An Eye Apr 17, 1974 Matthew Craig, the powerful head of a large publishing company, becomes the target for a series of bitter hoaxes. Investigations reveal that Craig has many enemies.
S06 E12Apr 24, 1974
For My Next Trick Apr 24, 1974 Det. Sgt. Vickers finds his career is in jeopardy after a police car chase, when he faces a charge for the manslaughter of the son of a prominent barrister.
S06 E13May 1, 1974
All For One May 1, 1974 The presence of a brilliant pick-pocket is felt when racing carnival punters complain of missing wallets. Police spend many hours at race meetings to track down the offender.
S06 E14May 8, 1974
The Battle Of Waterloo Street May 8, 1974 An unmotivated bashing looks like it could be the beginning of a series of similar loutish crimes. Suspicion falls on the son of a wealthy self-made man, who uses money to buy affection and obedience from his children, and is forced to face the fact that the making of money is not the answer to all human problems. Const. Kevin Dwyer has applied for CIB work and has been accepted for detective training, which will require his transferring away from Yarra Central.
S06 E15May 15, 1974
Friends And Neighbours May 15, 1974 A developer uses unscrupulous methods to force people to sell their homes in Waterloo Street to make way for a shopping complex. Miss Bobby Paigely has been living in her house for 30 years and refuses to move. Her boarders and friends come to her aid, and decide on a campaign against the development company which results in a street battle, complete with flour bombs and squirting water from hoses. The Yarra Central police arrive and become embroiled in the fight.
S06 E16May 22, 1974
Parable May 22, 1974 When a young boy is killed in a road accident, Yarra Central police suspect an ulterior motive for his death after they learn of threats against his family.
S06 E17May 29, 1974
Mad About The Boy May 29, 1974 Yarra Central police question the activities of a young evangelist when it appears that he has assaulted a young prostitute.
S06 E18Jun 5, 1974
The Tribunal Jun 5, 1974 Jill Ferris, an old school friend of Margaret Stewart, finds herself in trouble through her love for a younger man, which leads into crime.
S06 E19Jun 19, 1974
Baxter's Son Jun 19, 1974 Yarra Central is rocked by a wave of house breakings, all having a common link. Vickers becomes personally involved when a high ranking detective and friend emerges as a prime suspect.
S06 E20Jun 12, 1974
Nobody Cares Jun 12, 1974 Yarra Central police find themselves involved in a struggle between political factions when they investigate an attempted assassination by a foreign agent.
S06 E21Jul 3, 1974
The Man In The Saville Row Suit Jul 3, 1974 Yarra central police are up against formidable odds when they track down the mastermind of a daring daylight robbery.
S06 E22Jun 26, 1974
The Senator's Wife Jun 26, 1974 A schoolgirl is bashed unconscious, and another disappears. The police suspect rape and kidnap, but new evidence shows the crimes in a different light, and reveals a new facet of the two girls characters.
S06 E23Jul 10, 1974
Maria Jul 10, 1974 A senator's wife appears to have been robbed, however the lack of any physical evidence cause police to suspect that she may be delusional.
S06 E24Jul 17, 1974
Jo Jul 17, 1974 The new constable at Yarra Central, Roger Wilson, finds himself the victim of an old man's obstinacy, and eventually puts himself in danger to rescue Banner from possible injury.Notes: First appearance by Andrew McFarlane in a regular support role as Constable Roger Wilson. Chuck Faulkner, Patricia Smith and Frank Taylor do not appear in this episode.
S06 E25Jul 24, 1974
Sergeant Banner Jul 24, 1974 While trying to escape, a housebreaker is struck by Det. Peters driving the C.I. car, and is seriously injured. During the subsequent investigation, police delve into the past of the housebreaker's girlfriend.
S06 E26Jul 31, 1974
Goodbye Charlie Jul 31, 1974 New constable Bob Parry is giving the Yarra Central police moments of anxiety; car thieves are complicating enquiries; Policewoman Margaret Stewart has a secret; and Det. Peters involves himself in a doubtful romance.Notes: First appearance by Clive Davies in a regular support role as Constable Bob Parry.
S06 E27Aug 1, 1974
Goodbye Charlif Aug 1, 1974 Detectives deal with a baffling case of robbery with violence committed on a young woman who then disappears. Policewoman Margaret Stewart leaves the Police Force to get married.Notes: Final episode with Patricia Smith as Policewoman Margaret Stewart.
S06 E28Aug 7, 1974
Cleanliness Is Next To Godliness Aug 7, 1974 A special detective is assigned to Yarra Central to investigate cases of missing females. One particular case reveals that a masked assailant is at large - with a terrible and horrifying result. Ray Preston receives his promotion to Senior Constable.
S06 E29Aug 14, 1974
Open Season Aug 14, 1974 A bungling criminal finds himself involved with big-time activities and causes the police of Yarra Central some anxious moments when he mistakenly steals some highly explosive chemicals.
S06 E30Aug 8, 1974
The Professionals Aug 8, 1974 Yarra Central police have a difficult task ahead of them as they search for a prisoner taken from them at gunpoint. Then they learn that the person who freed the prisoner is out to get them - and in particular Det. Sgt. Banner.
S06 E31Aug 15, 1974
Now Be A Good Boy Aug 15, 1974 Two elusive confidence tricksters, just two of an entire family of criminals, have Yarra Central police working around the clock trying to collate enough evidence to apprehend them.
S06 E32Aug 21, 1974
Rag Doll Aug 21, 1974 Two police recruits are accused of instigating a fight with a gang of youths. A controversy erupts concerning the training of police recruits when one of the youths suffers permanent brain damage as a result.Notes: Scenes filmed at the police academy feature aikido instructor John Gay playing himself.
S06 E33Aug 22, 1974
A Cry In The Dark Aug 22, 1974 Constable Wilson is accused of assault during the arrest of a wanted man. Det. Sgt. Banner, while interviewing eyewitnesses, discovers a case of child bashing.
S06 E34Aug 28, 1974
We've Made It, We're Rich Aug 28, 1974 Yarra Central police search for a vicious criminal and his hostage after a bank robbery. Unknown to them, another criminal joins in the search for an entirely different reason.
S06 E35Aug 29, 1974
The Vigil Aug 29, 1974 A policewoman temporarily stationed at Yarra Central becomes the target of a seemingly maniacal killer. Police desperately try to establish the killer's identity and motive before the threat can be carried out.Notes: Terence Donovan does not appear in this episode.
S06 E36Sep 4, 1974
Eye Witness Sep 4, 1974 A girl is criminally assaulted, and is so shocked she can't remember who did it. Two youths are suspected until police learn of another witness.
S06 E37Sep 5, 1974
Hello Stranger Sep 5, 1974 When a young woman is released from Greenleigh Women's Prison she faces many problems. Policewoman Jane Bell, assigned from Russell Street to Yarra Central, tries to help her, but soon learns that personal involvement is not always the answer.Notes: Features Rowena Wallace as Policewoman Jane Bell, which became a regular support role from episode 279.
S06 E38Sep 11, 1974
A Touch Of Art Sep 11, 1974 While investigating a series of art thefts, Yarra Central police receive unusual help from a housewife who is frustrated by her estranged husband's sense of revenge.
S06 E39Sep 12, 1974
The Driver's All Mine Sep 12, 1974 When an ambulance with a police escort and another vehicle are involved in a collision, there eventuates a major mystery for the Yarra Central police.Notes: Frank Taylor does not appear in this episode.
S06 E40Sep 18, 1974
A Cry Of Wolf Sep 18, 1974 Yarra Central police are dubious when a derelict reports a murder. Their doubts appear justified when there is no evidence of a crime, but the derro is then found to be the next target.
S06 E41Sep 19, 1974
The Last Of The 78's Sep 19, 1974 Yarra Central is the victim of an idealistic practical joker, Jonathon Gramophone, who helps a quiet little man, Harold Sloane, get even with a used car dealer who cheated him.
S06 E42Sep 25, 1974
The Woman From Poland Sep 25, 1974 Police are concerned about a Polish immigrant who lives in Yarra Central, isolated from the outside by her memories. When a boarder moves in with her, it appears that the grim past she left behind in Poland has caught up with her.
S06 E43Oct 2, 1974
Why Can't He Leave Me Alone? Oct 2, 1974 A young stripper, fearing for her own safety, refuses to help the police when her escapee ex-boyfriend goes on a revenge campaign against an old enemy.
S06 E44Oct 9, 1974
Lonely Hearts Oct 9, 1974 The assault on a spinster turns police attention to a marriage bureau and escort service which they suspect may be covering for a prostitution racket.
S06 E45Oct 16, 1974
Fair Cop Oct 16, 1974 Yarra Central police investigate a gangland execution and become concerned when a crim-hating colleague intimidates a suspect. Det. Peters finds himself totally opposed to the other policeman's attitude to criminals.
S06 E46Oct 23, 1974
Billy's Choice Oct 23, 1974 A safe blowing job gone wrong results in the abduction of a security guard.
S06 E47Oct 30, 1974
Middle Man Oct 30, 1974 A former fence finds going straight very difficult when some criminals pressure him for help.
S06 E48Dec 3, 1974
Sat'dee Arvo Dec 3, 1974 A businessman is bashed and robbed, and the police finds his confusion over the attacker well-founded when his company's background is uncovered.