Grange Hill Season 4
S04 E01Dec 30, 1980
Episode 1 Dec 30, 1980 Justin is having troubles with his over-protective mother. Mrs. McClusky makes a start at the school, which is having vandalism problems. She puts new rules in place prohibiting pupils from staying inside during breaks. Tuck shop prices go up, and up and up. Trisha and Cathy form a group with some other girls. There's a competition to make a new design for the School Magazine, with a tenner for a prize, and Tucker thinks he's in with a chance. When a deliberate fire is started, and someone injured, a new prefect scheme is started.
S04 E02Jan 2, 1981
Episode 2 Jan 2, 1981 The Tuck Shop prices rise again. Trisha is torn between fighting against the school lockout and being part of Cathy's band; Mr Sutcliffe persuades the girls that she'll have to go. Tucker catches a 1st former writing graffiti, but gets accused himself by the caretaker.
S04 E03Jan 6, 1981
Medical Jan 6, 1981 Pogo overhears a girl talk about "time of the month", and tries the same excuse! A medical is in the offing for the 2nd Year - everyone speculates about how intrusive it will be. Alan worries about whether his smoking vice will be spotted, Clare is worried too, because she's not started her periods, and Selena is worried because her country's customs disapprove of undressing in company.
S04 E04Jan 9, 1981
Slip on the Wet Floor, Did You? Jan 9, 1981 Gripper Stebson makes his first appearance and gives Grange Hill a bad reputation at the sweet shop. Mr Hicks seems to be a bit of a head-case at the swimming lesson: he pushes Christopher Stewart (Stewpot) who cuts his head. He talks his way out of it, when Stewpot's parents come to complain, because the boys are scared of him. Mr. Baxter announces that Mr Hicks will be taking P.E. Mr. Hicks now has it in for Stewpot. Miss Lexington senses something is wrong and speaks to Bullet Baxter, who reprimands her for listening to tittle-tattle, however, older kids are putting doubts in his mind, so he surreptitiously goes to watch Mr. Hicks in action. When he sees Hicks pushing Christopher to the ground, he calls him out and punches him on the jaw.
S04 E05Jan 13, 1981
Episode 5 Jan 13, 1981 While talking about the bad behaviour of Doyle, Trisha learns that the school has a file on her. Tucker seems confident about his art winning the Magazine Cover Competition, but Doyle seems determined to scupper him. Trisha and Susi have another meeting about their rights and problems- a poll is being held asking everyone about their opinions. Trisha goes to see Mrs. McClusky about being treated like kids, and asks to see her file. Alan finds Susi is at his house, and she ropes him into working out a plan of action.
S04 E06Jan 16, 1981
The Dance Jan 16, 1981 The School Disco is in danger of being cancelled if Tucker doesn't grass on Booga Benson.
S04 E07Jan 20, 1981
Episode 7 Jan 20, 1981 The proposal of new costly sports gear causes an uproar.
S04 E08Jan 23, 1981
Episode 8 Jan 23, 1981 Duane is infatuated with Miss Lexington, and Danny's ill-conceived lottery falls foul of Gripper's dirty tricks.
S04 E09Jan 27, 1981
Episode 9 Jan 27, 1981 Trisha gets involved with the school council when a rumour starts that school uniform might be brought back.
S04 E10Jan 30, 1981
Episode 10 Jan 30, 1981 A new questionnaire about school dinners ruffles feathers, and Cathy restarts the School Action Group.
S04 E11Feb 3, 1981
Episode 11 Feb 3, 1981 Doyle finds a market for the school's light bulbs, and it's increasingly difficult for Alan to find a place to smoke.
S04 E12Feb 6, 1981
The French Trip Feb 6, 1981 Tommy Watson has left it too late for the trip to France. Or has he?
S04 E13Feb 10, 1981
Episode 13 Feb 10, 1981 Tucker's making a mess out of asking Pamela Cartwright out, and Andrew Stanton is found drunk, and unconscious.
S04 E14Feb 13, 1981
Episode 14 Feb 13, 1981 Tucker devises a plan to prove that Alan is seeing Susi.
S04 E15Feb 17, 1981
Episode 15 Feb 17, 1981 Cathy's group has a paying gig, and Doyle takes up Judo.
S04 E16Feb 20, 1981
Episode 16 Feb 20, 1981 After the fiasco with the pop group, Mrs. McClusky comes down on Cathy and her companions like a ton of bricks.
S04 E17Feb 24, 1981
Episode 17 Feb 24, 1981 Gripper forces Pogo to do his homework, but he deliberately does it badly. One smashed-up Common Room later, and Mrs. McClusky is on the war-path!
S04 E18Feb 27, 1981
Episode 18 Feb 27, 1981 So who are better, boys or girls? An end of term contest takes place to find the answer.
S04 E19Dec 28, 1981
Christmas Special Dec 28, 1981 At the Christmas disco, Brookdale kids try to steal the takings and the equipment.