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Season 1 1977

  • 1977-09-08T23:00:00Z on BBC One
  • 50 mins
  • 7 hours, 30 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Drama, Action, Adventure

Target was an action-packed police drama series based on the operations of the 13th Regional Crime Squad. The squad deals with large scale crimes ranging from drugs and murder to immigrant smuggling. It is led by Detective Superintendent Hackett, its tough and ruthless chief of operations.

9 episodes

1x01 Shipment

  • Series Premiere

    1977-09-08T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

Hackett follows up on information about dodgy dealings aboard an international cargo ship provided by a murdered snitch.

1x02 Blow Out

  • 1977-09-15T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

Hackett is baffled by a series of jewel thefts and turns to a prisoner awaiting release for help.

1x03 Big Elephant

  • 1977-09-22T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

A sailor tries to sell a package of stolen drugs he believes to be hashish, but it is actually heroin.

1x04 Hunting Parties

  • 1977-09-29T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

A revolutionary action group interrupts a burglary at a former villain's home. Hackett and the victim's family try to track them down.

1x05 Vandraggers

  • 1977-10-13T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

An electronics shipment has been hi-jacked, prompting Hackett to empty a bank's safety deposit boxes.

1x06 Lady Luck

  • 1977-10-20T23:00:00Z — 50 mins

Hackett quits the force in disgrace after being accused of accepting a bribe. He arranges to sell police files to people traffickers to pay for his enforced retirement.

1x07 Set Up

  • 1977-10-28T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

Hackett is suspended for alleged corruption. "If you're innocent, stand and fight" pleads Ros. So why's Hackett on the run?

1x08 Roadrunner

  • 1977-11-04T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

Hackett investigates the hijacking of a truck and the subsequent murder of its driver by a hitchhiker and uncovers pilfering at an electronics plant.

1x09 Carve Up

  • 1977-11-11T00:00:00Z — 50 mins

Hackett investigates possible police corruption in relation to bids for a city development project and is led into an embarrassing triangle with the daughter of a chief superintendent.