Terry Fletcher is the son of Phil and Maggie Fletcher. Phil began a "feud" with Joe Sugden over money he owed. In May 1979, Joe caught Phil poaching on his land and whilst checking the gun, it went off and Phil was shot in the leg. Phil tried to claim that Joe purposefully shot him and guilted a reluctant Terry into backing up his story. However, Detective Superintendent Hoskins ended up cracking him and Terry revealed that the gun went off itself.