Dodgy Videos - Minder on VHS

This page details episodes of Minder previously released in the UK in VHS format during the 1980s and early 1990s - intended for collectors only we take you on a trip down memory lane. Episodes released in this period were from The Terry McCann Years. Since 2001, the series has been re-released, initially on VHS and DVD format and subsequently DVD format only. Details of current releases can now be found in our Minder shop.

The videos shown here are in series/episode order, with releases in the 1990s shown at the bottom of the page. The order the videos are shown do not reflect release date. Only videos released before the year 2000 are shown on this page.


#1.1 Gunfight at the OK Laundrette

Catalogue No: unknown / Release Date: unknown / Deleted in the UK since: unknown

Minder VHS video release

The cover stated : MINDER is one of the true classics of British Television. Now you can re-live the first ever episode. Wheeler-dealer Arthur (George Cole) and his Minder (Dennis Waterman) make the perfect team. Whenever there's a problem they can always find a way round it, and if there's non problem in sight they're sure to be able to make one! In Gunfight at the O.K. Laundrette, what starts off as a pleasant Italian family wedding ends up as a siege. Terry is held hostage and has to use all his ingenuity to get out of the mess. Superb entertainment from one of TV's funniest double acts ever.


#1.1 Gunfight at the OK Launderette / #1.2 Bury My Half at Waltham Green

Catalogue No: unknown / Release Date: unknown

Minder VHS video release

This video contains the first two episodes from the series one and was released by Thames Video Collection.


#1.3 The Smaller They Are / #1.4 A Tethered Goat

Catalogue No: VR1722 / Release Date: unknown / Deleted in the UK since: unknown

Minder VHS video release

Note the omission of the word 'A' in 'A Tethered Goat'.


#2.1 National Pelmet / #2.2 Whose Wife Is It Anyway?

Catalogue No: TV8259 / Release Date: unknown / Deleted in the UK since: unknown

Minder VHS video release

This back to back video contains the first two episodes of series two.


#2.4 A Lot Of Bull & A Pat On The Back

Catalogue No: TV9960 / Release Date: unknown / Deleted in the UK since: unknown

Minder VHS video release


#4.10 Get Daley / # 4.11 A Well Fashioned Fit Up (1)

Catalogue No: unknown / Release Date: unknown / Deleted in the UK since: unknown

Minder VHS video release


#4.10 Get Daley / # 4.11 A Well Fashioned Fit Up / #5.3 A Number Of Old Wives Tales

Catalogue No: R94204369 / Release Date: 1991 / Deleted in the UK since: 7th April 1993

Minder VHS video release

This video was released by Thames Video International/Video Collection International Ltd in 1991 as part of a WHSMITH Video Exclusive.


#6.7 Minder On The Orient Express (1)

Version 1: Catalogue No: VC6010 / Release Date: 1988 / Deleted in the UK since: unknown

Minder VHS video release


#7.0 An Officer and A Car Salesman

Catalogue No: unknown / Release Date: 1989 / Deleted in the UK since: unknown

Minder VHS video release


Minder VHS video release

When the series was first repeated on the UK GOLD TV channel in the 1990s, several episodes were made available to coincide with this.

#6.7 Minder On The Orient Express (2)

Version 2: Catalogue No: VR1759 / Release Date: 7th November 1994 / Deleted in the UK since: 1st April 1996

Minder VHS video release

This is the second release of 'Minder On The Orient Express.

#1.5 The Bounty Hunter / #1.6 Aces High And Sometimes Very Low

Catalogue No: VIDEO GEMS VR1757 / Release Date: 27th February 1995 / Deleted in the UK since: 1st April 1996

Minder VHS video release


#1.7 The Bengal Tiger / #1.8 Come In T-64 Your Time Is Ticking Away


Catalogue No: VIDEO GEMS VR1002 / Release Date: 12th June 1995 / Deleted in the UK since: 1st April 1996


#1.10 The Dessert Song / #1.11 You Gotta Have Friends

Catalogue No: VIDEO GEMS VR1010 / Release Date: 10th July 1995 / Deleted in the UK since: 1st April 1996

Minder VHS video release


#2.6 Not A Bad Lad, Dad / #2.7 The Beer Hunter

Catalogue No: VIDEO GEMS VR1032 / Release Date: 12th February 1996 / Deleted in the UK since: 1st April 1996

Minder VHS video release


#4.1 Get Daley / #4.2 A Well Fashioned Fit Up (2)


Catalogue No: VIDEO GEMS VR1705 / Release Date: 12th September 1994 / Deleted in the UK since: 1st April 1996


Last updated by : 18th February 2016 by jno

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