Season 4, Episode 4
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Air date December 6, 2017
Written by Steven Knight
Directed by David Caffrey
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"Episode 4.4 Dangerous" is the fourth episode of Series 4 of Peaky Blinders and the twenty-second episode overall. It aired on December 6, 2017.


In a daring cat and mouse chase, will Tommy be outwitted by his enemies? And with the return of an old friend, Tommy tries to distract himself with other pursuits.

Plot Edit

The Peaky Blinders are lured by the Italians into a cat-and-mouse chase on the streets of Birmingham, where it becomes clear that Thomas Shelby has met his match. Trapped in Small Heath, Thomas Shelby tries to console himself with a visit from an old flame but it soon becomes clear that he can't always get what he wants.

As his factory lies idle, Thomas confronts the possibility that the Communists might win and he will be deemed a traitor to his class. Meanwhile, Luca Changretta prepares to spring another trap.


Music Edit

Snake Oil - Foals

Stagger Lee - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Beat the Devil's Tattoo - Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Trivia Edit

Quotes Edit

”He was adopted by Satan himself but was returned for fear of awkwardness” - Alfie Solomons to Thomas Shelby

"Men don't have the strategic intelligence to conduct a war between families. Men are less good at keeping secrets out of their lies." — Polly Gray to Michael Gray
"You... have lost your wife, and now your brother too. I thought it would make you different, but it doesn't seem to change you. Nothing seems to change you." — May Carleton to Thomas Shelby
"The man you're waiting for doesn't exist." Charlie Strong to May Carleton
"Wh-while you're waiting for the man who doesn't exist, would you like to try some of his gin?" Curly to May Carleton
The truth? You're unlike any man I've ever met. May Carleton to Thomas Shelby
"I'm not a traitor to my class... I'm just an extreme example of what a working man can achieve." Thomas Shelby to  Niall Devlin
"In the end, it's God who pulls that fucking trigger anyway. We don't get to decide who lives and who dies."   Arthur Shelby to Finn Shelby
"The copper's alive, got a description of the Italians, the Italians will be forced underground. We're gypsies, we're already underground." —  Aberama Gold to Thomas Shelby
All right, the problem right betweeen rum and gin is that gin, it leads to the melancholy, whereas rum incites violence and it also allows you to be liberated from the self doubt. Right here, you are probably more in need of the old rum." — Alfie Solomons to Thomas Shelby
"Have a good weekend." Michael Gray to Thomas Shelby

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