Division 4 Season 2

Season 2

Division 4 Season 2

First Air Date: January 27, 1970

First Aired on    :   1970
Episodes    :   50 episodes



Episodes

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2x50 The Luck of the Irish (December 01, 1970)


Police at Yarra Central become involved in a robbery and an illicit stills racket, and all their investigations take them to the notorious O'Connell family.


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2x49 Dark Afternoon (November 24, 1970)


A young country girl tries to set herself up as a prostitute in the city. She falls prey to a vice operator who sets up 'witchcraft' sessions for his clients.


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2x48 Gaolbird (November 22, 1970)


Yarra Central police investigate a payroll robbery with some very unusual features that almost has them stumped.


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2x47 Point of View (November 17, 1970)


An investigation into homosexual activity in Yarra Central leads to the discovery of a number of unusual burglaries.


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2x46 Pratfall (November 15, 1970)


Will 'Duff-Duff' Duffy, a clown who specialises in trick falls, and Hugo Smith, a criminal with a child-like personality, have never met, but their stories become intertwined when Yarra Central police investigate a robbery, a suicide and extortion.


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2x45 A Trip to the City (November 10, 1970)


A man who has always lived in the bush visits the city and takes strong exception to the vice he considers is prevalent in city life. His subsequent actions unleash a campaign of terror.


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2x44 Running Sheet (November 08, 1970)


Yarra Central police have to deal with a mysterious shop breaker and a lonely widower. Det. Peters' police duties are affected by events in his private life when his marriage is on the rocks.


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2x43 Separation (November 03, 1970)


A young girl and her separated parents become the victims when an overbearing mother-in-law takes their affairs into her own hands and hires a private detective.


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2x42 I Thought I'd Met 'Em All (November 01, 1970)


Trevor Clark is suspected of being a 'Peeping Tom' when he is rejected by his girlfriend. Investigating the case, Yarra Central police are confronted by a weird religious sect.


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2x41 Drop-Out (October 27, 1970)


A vicious assault on a prostitute leads Yarra Central detectives into an investigation of prostitution in the district, and to a mysterious Mr. Frost who is not what he seems.


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2x40 Three Man Trick (October 25, 1970)


Policewoman Stewart tries to apprehend a bag-snatcher and is helped by a man who identifies himself as Larry Webster, an American FBI agent. He is later exposed as a confidence trickster.


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2x39 The Recruit (October 20, 1970)


Constable George Bell, an enthusiastic new recruit, tests the patience of his colleagues with his habit of rushing into things without thinking.


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2x38 For Better, For Worse (October 13, 1970)


Yarra Central police contend with a professional burglar operating in their district who is proving to be most elusive. Constable Kevin Dwyer marries his girlfriend Kay Hogan.


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2x37 Wednesday's a Quiet Night (October 06, 1970)


A husband and wife’s drunken brawl, Banner's search for a man who mutilated a prostitute, and a young boy who wanders into Yarra Central make this Wednesday anything but the usual quiet night.


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2x36 Smiler (September 29, 1970)


Bob 'Smiler' Suttle is a 40-year-old policeman and is still a constable. His resentment leaves him open to a bribery attempt when a criminal tempts him with a scheme that could help him gain a promotion.


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2x35 Elizabeth the Third (September 22, 1970)


Daniel Castle, a timid Englishman, leaves his domineering wife Elizabeth and the shop they own in London, taking money from their joint bank account. Elizabeth pursues him to Australia and discovers he has lost most of the money to two con-men.


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2x34 A Gathering of the Clan (September 15, 1970)


Police keep watch on a group of criminals planning a daring and unusual robbery but they disappear when the robbery is imminent. WPC Stewart gets little help investigating a quack doctor who is treating the girlfriend of one of the criminals.


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2x33 Payroll (September 08, 1970)


Yarra Central police receive a series of false tips about a planned city payroll robbery, while also dealing with Hayden Beck, an ex-racing car driver with a chip on his shoulder. When a payroll robbery is actually committed, it soon becomes apparent that Beck had been recruited to drive the getaway car.


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2x32 Man From Lightning Ridge (September 01, 1970)


Ex-criminal Sam Breen returns to Melbourne with a small fortune in opals that he mined at Lightning Ridge. When the opals are stolen he sets out after the two thieves, intent on obtaining his own justice.


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2x31 Mad Monaghan (August 25, 1970)


Sen. Det. Banner and the Yarra Central police face death when they investigate a seemingly minor complaint about the behaviour of Les Monaghan, who is living in a fantasy world in which he sees himself as a soldier hero.


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2x30 A Special Occasion (August 18, 1970)


While investigating a series of daring robberies, Yarra Central police are confronted with some surprising characters - a pop singer; a hotel manager; two very 'quaint' furniture dealers; and a swinging, headstrong glamour girl.


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2x29 A Key to Paradise (August 11, 1970)


Persistence by Const. Dwyer in checking details following a minor car accident leads the Yarra Central police on to the trail of one of the world's most notorious international robberies.


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2x28 Brother Animal (August 04, 1970)


Feelings of hatred and fear run high in the Yarra Central district when a number of young children are molested by an unknown man. Policewoman Margaret Stewart receives her promotion to Senior Constable.


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2x27 The Prisoners (July 28, 1970)


While on holidays, Det. Peters gets married in rather rushed circumstances - he was tricked into the marriage by a pregnancy claim. Then, when a prisoner dies in the Yarra Central lock-up, Det. Peters goes through the most trying experience of his life when he is held directly responsible.


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2x26 There Goes Betty Seymour (July 21, 1970)


An American migrant woman who is homesick has a breakdown and becomes dangerously violent. The plight of her family is worsened when the son becomes involved in a series of service station robberies.


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2x25 Message Intercepted (July 14, 1970)


Yarra Central police, who rely heavily on radio communication with D-24, face problems when two criminals steal a police radio.


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2x24 Closed Doors (July 07, 1970)


A young girl, Tina Findlay, is caught shoplifting, and Policewoman Margaret Stewart probes her background to find a reason why. Trying to help Tina proves difficult and unrewarding when she becomes mixed-up with hardened criminal Max Gillies.


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2x23 The Handicapper (June 30, 1970)


Yarra Central police investigate threatening letters and attempts to injure a leading professional jockey.


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2x22 The Emerging Man (June 23, 1970)


John Anderson, a neurotic young camera enthusiast, unwittingly becomes a key figure in a police search for a couple of jewel thieves.


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2x21 Free the Queen (June 16, 1970)


Yarra Central police face a crime following a 20-year-old pattern. Investigations lead them to master criminal 'Chalky' Gunnerson, who is a clever chess player and plans his moves against the police with care and precision. Also involved are his daughter Vivienne and a rather brash young apprentice, Ricky Bevan.


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2x20 My Mate Death (June 09, 1970)


While serving a short sentence for theft, young and impressionable Malcolm Tanner formed a hero-worshipping friendship with his tough, ruthless cellmate Ernie Callan. After serving his sentence, Tanner is overjoyed when Callan offers to come and live with Tanner and his family while continuing his life of crime. However, joy turns to tragedy when it is learned that the police are hunting his mate, not only because of his criminal activities, but because he is a carrier of a deadly strain of smallpox.


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2x19 The Big Bloke (June 02, 1970)


Yarra Central police contend with a bank hold-up and a bizarre confidence trick involving the freezing of dead bodies. Suspicion for both crimes centres on the much loved son of a family.


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2x18 The Tangled Web (May 26, 1970)


Investigations into a series of safe breakings uncover an unexpected romantic but illegal entanglement when police discover a man with two wives.


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2x17 Johnny Reb (May 19, 1970)


A man becomes rebellious when questioned about his driving, taking a stand on principle against what he sees as an injustice. The Yarra Central police become the centre of attention when newspapers get hold of the story and run with it.


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2x16 A Bit of Culture (May 12, 1970)


A local art festival uncovers a raft of problems for the police of Yarra Central. At the centre of the trouble is Arthur Deakin; a poet, an alcoholic and a house-breaker.


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2x15 Marvels of Reproduction (May 05, 1970)


Alf Clark and his pregnant wife Jill are in partnership with her idealistic brother in a counterfeiting racket. Problems occur when they become involved with petty criminal Ted Jamieson.


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2x14 The Unwanted (April 28, 1970)


While investigating three assaults on a young girl, Yarra Central police are faced with several other problems, including the disappearance of a small-time criminal wanted for questioning and the defiant attitude of a stubborn old lady.


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2x13 Mother's Image (April 21, 1970)


Mrs. Maguire is a successful business woman and charity worker. However, a street accident leads to a complex investigation into the truth about Mrs. Maguire and her daughter.


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2x12 The Desecration (April 14, 1970)


During an investigation into the violent and apparently senseless desecration of a Catholic church, Yarra Central police track down a young man who has become embittered towards religion, mainly as a result of a 'fire and brimstone' indoctrination as a child. They are assisted on the case by a highly unconventional priest.


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2x11 A Good Man Gone (April 07, 1970)


Yarra Central police launch an intensive search when Constable Kevin Dwyer disappears while pursuing a car following a series of baffling robberies.


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2x10 La Truffa (March 31, 1970)


A cruel swindle is played on the local Italian community, and the police investigation impacts on a domestic crisis with Sgt. Vickers and his student son Jamie.


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2x09 Fizz (March 24, 1970)


Herb Doherty, who has a string of minor convictions to his name and is known as a trouble-maker, witnesses a smash-and-grab raid. He also falls in love with Policewoman Margaret Stewart.


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2x08 The Word of a Lady (March 17, 1970)


Doreen Walsh, wife of a former detective, claims that she has been attacked and raped by three men. During investigations, Sen. Det. Banner and Det. Sgt. Vickers uncover an unusual story.


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2x07 The Great Bank Robbery (March 10, 1970)


A confidence trickster tells the Yarra Central police that a young English migrant is planning a bank robbery. The plight of an elderly lady complicates the situation.


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2x06 Mr. Fifty Percent (March 03, 1970)


The Yarra Central police are faced with an outbreak of well-planned thefts with no recovery of the stolen goods. Third-rate thieves commit skilful offences under the instructions of a master-mind of unknown identity, referred to as 'Mr. Fifty Percent'.


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2x05 Where's Lefty? (February 24, 1970)


Some attitudes towards Aboriginals are re-evaluated when 'Lefty' Cooper, an Aboriginal contender for the lightweight boxing championship, becomes the target for a crooked bookmaker who stands to lose a great deal of money if 'Lefty' wins the fight.


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2x04 The Crush (February 17, 1970)


A night club comedian faces a personal crisis when his broken marriage catches up with him after 14 years in the shape of his 18-year-old daughter. Yarra Central police help sort it out while investigating a call-girl racket and a large liquor theft.


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2x03 Cash and Carry (February 10, 1970)


Two men and a woman comprise a gang of thieves stealing cash from retailers in the fruit and vegetable trade. Yarra Central police find their investigations made difficult by changes in tactics of the gang responsible.


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2x02 Hush-a-bye (February 03, 1970)


Ray Hubbard is studying to get through university, but when his girlfriend becomes pregnant the only solution seems to be an abortion. When things don't go as planned, the Yarra Central police find themselves investigating a con-man, a robbery and a backyard abortionist.


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2x01 Cocktails At 10:15 (January 27, 1970)


Master criminal Lesley Fisher becomes involved in a vicious underworld vendetta. Police investigations lead to a surprising result.




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