Minder (1979–1994)
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The Long Good Thursday 

Arthur's former employee Cranky Frankie Connor escapes from prison and takes Arthur hostage, demanding to know if his wife Rosie is having an affair with Italian restaurateur Luigi, who has... See full summary »

Writers:

Tony Hoare, Leon Griffiths (deviser)

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
George Cole ... Arthur
Gary Webster ... Ray
Glynn Edwards ... Dave
Matthew Scurfield ... Frankie
Chris Sanders Chris Sanders ... Luigi
Mary Maddox Mary Maddox ... Carla
Neil McCaul ... Sammon
Barnaby Kay ... Riley
Jean Warren Jean Warren ... Rosie
Matthew Delamere ... Phil
John Bardon ... Billy
Trevor Nichols Trevor Nichols ... Newscaster
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Storyline

Arthur's former employee Cranky Frankie Connor escapes from prison and takes Arthur hostage, demanding to know if his wife Rosie is having an affair with Italian restaurateur Luigi, who has just opened his Mafia-themed eatery Cosa Noshtra. Arthur persuades Frankie to go with him to the Winchester club to discuss things with Rosie but she calls the police and Arthur ends up getting arrested for sheltering an escaped prisoner. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 1994 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Euston Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Last show of the series. See more »

Quotes

[last words of episode and series: the police have recaptured escaped prisoner Crazy Frankie, and have arrested Arthur for harboring a wanted criminal and Ray and Dave as Arthur's accomplices; they are all being driven away in a police van]
Arthur Daley: Oh that is nice. That is very nice. I spend my life worrying about my fellow man, my friends, my family, making sure 'Er Indoors has a crust, pushing the economy of this septic isle ever upwards with my entrepreneurial skills. I don't have to apologise for ...
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