|ITV broadcast date|| 7th September 1988|
|Previous episode||Cold Blood|
|Next episode||Root Of Evil|
Dead Giveaway is the first episode of series 4 and first aired 7 September 1988.
Taggart uncovers a sordid case of extortion, forgery and murder when he investigates the murder of a member of Jardine's youth club. The cause of death is later revealed to be a poisoning. Jim Taggart and Michael Jardine are brought in to solve the murder. Jim then undergoes a house move.