Division 4 Season 7
S07 E01Feb 3, 1975
Man Of Substance Feb 3, 1975 Yarra Central police investigate a house breaking and capture the burglar, but unbeknown to them he isn't the only person in the house. The occupant of the house, a young girl, spends a day of terror until the police finally realise the situation.
S07 E02Feb 10, 1975
I Was Calling Him Bogey Feb 10, 1975 Two attempts on the life of a youth and the subsequent murder of his girlfriend force Sgt. Vickers into visiting Beechworth Prison in an attempt to get some information from one of the inmates.Notes: Segments filmed on location at Beechworth.
S07 E03Feb 17, 1975
Dying Deposition Feb 17, 1975 Police have problems with an angry husband who is attempting to find his wife - the only person who knows the truth about a brutal attack on a teenage girl.Notes: Elspeth Ballantyne reprises her role of Policewoman Terri Standish, first seen in ep. 246 'The Vigil'.
S07 E04Feb 24, 1975
Easy Mark Feb 24, 1975 Constable Wilson, experiencing a typical Saturday afternoon in Yarra Central, uncovers a plot to blow up a warehouse.
S07 E05Mar 3, 1975
Time Payment Mar 3, 1975 A man's car is blown up and his wife threatened. Yarra Central police are mystified as to the reason until they find out that the victim has a shady past and someone is out for revenge.
S07 E06Mar 10, 1975
Shadows Mar 10, 1975 An unstable girl is the victim of a terror campaign, little suspecting that the one person she trusts is behind it. Investigations lead to doubts about her mental health, however Const. Paul Gray, newly arrived at Yarra Central, proves his worth as a cop when he helps solve the crime.Notes: First appearance by John Hannan in a regular support role as Const. Paul Gray.
S07 E07Mar 17, 1975
The Lame Ducks Mar 17, 1975 Police are outsmarted by the extreme efficiency of a spate of robberies - until an ex-parole officer who has been recruiting an army of criminals emerges as the brains behind the scenes, recruiting a gang of crims to pull the big jobs.
S07 E08Mar 24, 1975
Unfit To Plead Mar 24, 1975 A dating service comes under scrutiny when police realise that file cards on lonely female applicants have been stolen by a mentally unstable man.
S07 E09Mar 31, 1975
A Couple Of Mates Mar 31, 1975 An elderly man befriends a youth when he sees him escaping from the scene of a hold up. A strong relationship builds up between them, leading to the old man's life being placed in danger.
S07 E10Apr 7, 1975
Every Sheila's Dream Apr 7, 1975 Three youths abduct a young girl. She finds unexpected help from one of the captors when the most dangerous of the three decides to take things further.
S07 E11Apr 14, 1975
Nicky Apr 14, 1975 The brother of a mentally retarded youth causes suffering and trouble to his father as police unravel the complexities behind an assault and the theft of a safe.
S07 E12Apr 21, 1975
What Will My Friends Say? Apr 21, 1975 The daughter of an upper-class family, Sarah Carr, is found brutally raped on a golf course. Yarra Central police become suspicious of her brother David, realising he may be the cause of the crime by 'setting up' Sarah to be raped by his mates.
S07 E13Apr 28, 1975
A Bird In The Hand Apr 28, 1975 A factory manager is outraged when two bogus policemen steal a payroll from one of his staff. Policewoman Kim Baker works undercover as an employee when Yarra Central police suspect it could be an inside job.
S07 E14May 5, 1975
Two Hours Of Madness May 5, 1975 Det. Sgt. Banner poses as the father of a kidnap victim. However, the situation becomes dangerous when the kidnappers discover his true identity.
S07 E15Mar 6, 1975
No Prize For Second Mar 6, 1975 Det. Sgt. Banner finds himself facing a murder charge after shooting a man he has been trying to put behind bars for several years.Notes: Both parts 1 and 2 were originally screened as a single two-hour episode. They were shown as single episodes in repeat runs.
S07 E16Mar 6, 1975
The Fanatic Mar 6, 1975 Det. Sgt. Banner faces a coroner's inquiry, and indications are that he will leave the police force. Banner is torn between his dedication to his police duties, and his love for his girlfriend Jenny who has recently contacted him from London.Notes: Both parts 1 and 2 were originally screened as a single two-hour episode. They were shown as single episodes in repeat runs.
S07 E17May 12, 1975
The Vickers Way May 12, 1975 A terror campaign is waged against a woman running a massage parlour, and police suspect a highly regarded and influential councillor is responsible.
S07 E18May 19, 1975
Take No For An Answer May 19, 1975 A Polish widower and his daughter fall victim to a campaign of harassment instigated by a highly prejudiced man.
S07 E19May 26, 1975
The World Belongs To The Young May 26, 1975 Vickers has the Yarra Central police intrigued as he works his way through a case using his own methods, with none of the other police knowing exactly why they are doing as he orders.Notes: Julia Blake reprises her role of Det. Sgt. Joan Palmer, previously seen in ep. 239 'Cleanliness Is Next To Godliness'.
S07 E20Jun 2, 1975
The Daughters Of Man Jun 2, 1975 The subject of rape is investigated by the Yarra Central police, not only as police but also as human beings. Policewoman Jane Bell is one of the major instigators of the discussions that take place, and the arguments that follow.Notes: First episode with Rowena Wallace in a regular support role as Policewoman Jane Bell, having previously appeared in ep. 248 'Hello Stranger'.
S07 E21Jun 9, 1975
A Civil Question Jun 9, 1975 A timber yard employee, unable to cope with modern day changes and domestic problems, comes under suspicion following a robbery at his work site.
S07 E22Jun 16, 1975
The Human Factor Jun 16, 1975 Yarra Central police have a hard time when a middle-aged couple make constant exaggerated complaints against a neighbour and her mentally retarded son.
S07 E23Jun 23, 1975
Life's A Gamble Jun 23, 1975 While investigating a series of unusual thefts from the local library, Yarra Central police uncover an equally unusual religious sect.
S07 E24Jun 30, 1975
Something To Live Up To Jun 30, 1975 An explosion in the computer room of a car accessories firm leads to the downfall of a man who suffers from being redundant.
S07 E25Jul 7, 1975
Little Raver Jul 7, 1975 An ineffectual man who is a compulsive gambler unknowingly gambles on his life when he becomes involved in gangland warfare.
S07 E26Jul 14, 1975
Big Fish, Small Fry Jul 14, 1975 An ex-detective and close friend of Det. Sgt. Banner lies to protect his son after discovering his involvement in a robbery.
S07 E27Jul 21, 1975
Just For Kicks Jul 21, 1975 The parents of psychopathic teenager Wendy Sherlock have difficulty proving their innocence when it appears to the police that they are mistreating her. When a young man is badly slashed with a razor blade, the girl's parents suspect her - but she appears so innocent on the surface and displays such a plausible mien that even doctors and the police are fooled.Notes: This episode won a Logie award for best individual episode in a series (1975).
S07 E28Jul 28, 1975
Tell Me Your Troubles, My Friend Jul 28, 1975 An assault on an accountant has the Yarra Central police baffled until they discover that the take over of a major prostitution racket is behind the assault.
S07 E29Aug 4, 1975
Rubber Bunny Aug 4, 1975 Constable Gray's relationship with his girlfriend is strained when he is faced with having to arrest her brother.
S07 E30Aug 11, 1975
Check, Check, Check Aug 11, 1975 A businessman has been under intense strain since the disappearance of his partner - and the Yarra Central police gradually unravel a murder case. Const. Wilson receives a transfer to Mansfield.Notes: Final episode with Andrew McFarlane as Const. Roger Wilson.
S07 E31Sep 30, 1975
When Pride Takes Precedence Sep 30, 1975 Yarra Central police investigate when the wife of a prominent and self-centred councillor receives a blackmail threat regarding her illegitimate son.
S07 E32Aug 18, 1975
Rubber Bunny Aug 18, 1975 A man is released from prison while serving a sentence for a crime he did not commit. He turns to Sgt. Banner for help, who was partly the cause of his conviction.
S07 E33Aug 25, 1975
Check, Check, Check Aug 25, 1975 Police investigate the disappearance of a teenage wife and an outraged husband with a gun.
S07 E34Sep 1, 1975
Once Upon a Time Sep 1, 1975 Three young men, on three consecutive days, hold up the Apex Finance Company to raise some cash to marry Daisy King, daughter of a wealthy racing magnate.Notes: Comedy episode. Peter Cavanagh returns to his support role of Const. Ray Preston. First television acting role by singer Johnny Farnham.
S07 E35Sep 15, 1975
Dead Fall Sep 15, 1975 Det. Sgt. Banner spends six gruelling hours on the roof of a high building trying to prevent a young girl from committing suicide.
S07 E36Oct 7, 1975
Friends - Who Needs 'Em? Oct 7, 1975 Det. Peters is disillusioned when a close friendship is threatened, particularly when, as both a policeman and a friend, he is simply trying to help.
S07 E37Oct 14, 1975
Horrie and Charlie Oct 14, 1975 Two totally hopeless would-be criminals have the Yarra Central police running around in circles to the extreme annoyance of Det. Sgt. Vickers.
S07 E38Oct 21, 1975
1956 and All That Oct 21, 1975 Two ageing rockers confronted with a young female prison escapee find themselves not so tough as they imagine.
S07 E39Oct 28, 1975
Agnes Triumphant Oct 28, 1975 Agnes, a pathetic but happy alcoholic, meets another alcoholic, Fred, who asks her to marry him. Fred has a long history of violent crime, and Agnes learns that the only reason he wants to marry her is because her sister Beryl owns a wine bar, and he thinks it is a good way to ensure a lifetime supply of free grog.Notes: Actress Pat Evison, at this time a resident of New Zealand, was specially flown to Australia by Crawfords for the role of Agnes in this episode.
S07 E40Nov 18, 1975
His Word Against Mine Nov 18, 1975 A highly respected Yarra Central councillor is suspected of being involved in homosexual activities, but a youth who is also involved gives the police another version of the situation. Det. Sgt. Banner plans to marry his girlfriend Jenny Franklin, and resigns from the police force to take an extended honeymoon and to find a 'more suitable' profession.Notes: Final episode with Gerard Kennedy as Det. Sgt. Banner. In Sydney, it was screened with episode 300 as a two-hour special.
S07 E41Nov 25, 1975
Today Ends at Dawn Nov 25, 1975 Sen. Det. Tom Morgan transfers to Yarra Central, and his first case is that of a missing paper boy who is found dead, the apparent victim of a hit and run accident. Investigations lead the Yarra Central police to a nearby factory.Notes: Features John Stanton as Sen. Det. Tom Morgan, which was intended to be a continuing role - however, only one episode was made before the series was cancelled. Opening titles are standard credits featuring Gerard Kennedy. In Sydney, it was screened with episode 299 as a two-hour special.
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