Dead Giveaway
Episode number 9
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.