The Beachcombers Season 4
S04 E01Sep 14, 1975
A Rover's Dream Sep 14, 1975 The Irish Rovers are to give a concert in Gibsons Landing. Jimmy Ferguson falls in love with the beachcombing life - and resigns from the Rovers! With only hours to go, and the whole town turning out for the concert, Nick volunteers to sing in Jimmy's place, with hilarious and surprising results.
S04 E02Sep 21, 1975
Booming Clowns Sep 21, 1975 The "clowns" are Mcloskey and slow-witted Ceece Neville, keeping a precarious footing as they leap fromlog to log on their newly acquired booming grounds. Relic seems likely to swindle them and their partner, Jesse Jim, out of the whole operation until Nick lends a hand. The comedy features lots of booming-ground action with the boats and the logs.
S04 E03Sep 28, 1975
Invisible Relic Sep 28, 1975 Relic believes McLoskey fell overboard and died because he refused to tow him in over a matter of $50, and the locals begin pretending Relic doesn't even exist.
S04 E04Oct 5, 1975
The Great Oyster Chase Oct 5, 1975 Margaret and Gus go into business selling oysters. Their first harvest goes into circulation; then, they discover that the oysters are contaminated. A wild game of Oyster, Oyster, Who's Got the Oyster? evolves as the poisonous shellfish pass from Nick to Mcloskey to Molly to Relic, and threaten to end up in the stew pot at the Reach as the "Special of the Day".
S04 E05Oct 12, 1975
Abandoned Oct 12, 1975 While Hugh and Jesse are diving, Ol' Relic pinches Persephone, then claims her as salvage on a trumped-up technicality. It's up to Hugh and Jesse to beat the old pirate at his own game.
S04 E06Nov 2, 1975
Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire Nov 2, 1975 It's Halloween at the Reach and Gus Calhoun's mischievous spirit gets out of hand. He starts yarning hard-luck stories to a child welfare officer. But the lady, Miss Eldritch, displays remarkable powers, and before she's through with Gus, he is either bewitched or bamboozled - into owning up to his lies.
S04 E07Nov 9, 1975
Blackmail Nov 9, 1975 Gus Calhoun succumbs to temptation and pinches a yachting cap from the sporting goods store. As if his guilty conscience wasn't enough, he's cauaht and blackmailed by Ol' Relic, and learns the hard way crime doesn't pay.
S04 E08Nov 16, 1975
The Hexman Nov 16, 1975 A weird swordfisherman from down east and his ghostly companion engage with Nick and Jesse and Jesse's grandad, a shaman, in a battle of magical powers for possession of a prize log.
S04 E09Nov 23, 1975
The Fugitive Nov 23, 1975 Margaret topples over a cliff while pursuing a fugitive on the run from the law. She and Nick engage in a deadly battle-of-wills with the man, who is also a mountain climber and the only one who might rescue Margaret from her precarious toe-hold on the precipice above the ocean.
S04 E10Dec 7, 1975
Man of the World Dec 7, 1975 Hugh's at an age where he needs a pad of his own. His determination to get it causes a game of "Musical Rooms" that turns the Reach upside down, and nearly brings the walls tumbling down when Jesse Jim, moves back in too, with a stereo set even bigger - and louder than Hugh's.
S04 E11Dec 21, 1975
In the Still of the Night Dec 21, 1975 While bringing home the Christmas tree, Nick and the gang from Molly's Reach become innocently embroiled in illicit whiskey-making operations at a logging camp, and end up spending a good part of Christmas Eve in the local jail.
S04 E12Jan 30, 1976
Boat in a Bottle (1) Jan 30, 1976 Hughie and family befriend a young Japanese-Canadian who has come to Gibsons Landing to locate his father's old fishboat, confiscated during World War Two when the West Coast Japanese were ignominiously stripped of their belongings and shipped inland as "enemy aliens". They run head-on into entrenched prejudice from a completely unexpected quarter, old Colonel Spranklin, one of the Carmody family's best-beloved friends. Finding the old fishboat and the effort to get it water-borne again form the action of this moving two-part episode.
S04 E13Mar 7, 1976
Boat in a Bottle (2) Mar 7, 1976 Conclusion of two-part story.
S04 E14Mar 14, 1976
Bull Kelp Mar 14, 1976 While diving for antique glass bottles, Jesse Jim takes a foolish risk and is swept out to sea on a dangerous, fast-moving tide. His frightening struggle for survival and the massive search for him give a fascinating insight into West Coast Search and Rescue procedures.
S04 E15Mar 21, 1976
The Big Tow Mar 21, 1976 Hugh and Jesse are featured in the adventuresome story as they battle perverse tides and rocky shores to tow a motley lot of equipment to Jesse's new booming-grounds.
S04 E16Mar 28, 1976
The Bike That Wouldn't Die Mar 28, 1976 Nick and Molly have a wonderful surprise for Margaret- a bike! Trouble is, Nick and Molly don't know much about current fashions in bikes, instead of a ten-speed racer, they buy her a great balloon-tired antique that makes her a virtual laughing-stock among her pals. Afraid of hurting Molly's feelings, Margaret tries ways of her own to get rid of the ugly duckling, and, in the process, learns something about conformity - when it's good and when being different isn't so bad.
S04 E17Apr 4, 1976
Precious Enemy Apr 4, 1976 Relic is ailing, and Nick's efforts to play Good Samaritan end up stranding him aboard a driting raft with the feverish, delirious Relic. To save themselves, each is forced to face and conquer his deepest fear.
S04 E18Apr 11, 1976
Treasure Hunt Apr 11, 1976 It's Gus Calhoun's birthday. His gift is a fishing rod, but he must follow a trail of clues laid by Hughie. One 'mystery' clue leads Gus and Margaret on an increasingly dangerous and sinister hunt to find a strange and mysterious treasure at the end.
S04 E19Apr 18, 1976
Work to Rule Apr 18, 1976 In Molly's absence, Nick and Gus Calhoun turn the Reach into a Greek bistro, and all but put the place out of business when they make the mistake of taking on union-minded Ol' Relic as bus-boy-cum-waiter.