Dad's Army Page 25

Dad's Army. Image shows from L to R: Sergeant Wilson (John Le Mesurier), Private Pike (Ian Lavender), Private Frazer (John Laurie), Lance Corporal Jones (Clive Dunn), Chief A.R.P. Warden Hodges (Bill Pertwee), Captain Mainwaring (Arthur Lowe), Private Godfrey (Arnold Ridley), Private Walker (James Beck). Copyright: BBC.

Dad's Army

Beloved sitcom about the struggles of a Home Guard platoon during World War II who are fighting incompetence, age and pomposity more than Nazis

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Hercules Grytpype Thynne

  • Monday 12th February 2018, 11:16pm
  • England
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Quote: Alfred J Kipper @ 12th February 2018, 3:25 PM

Laughing out loud I don't know now if it's me or you who's lost the plot. I called Cheeseman Taffy because he is one whether they called him one or not. I doubt Walker did because he'd died of his corned beef allergy by then. I didn't really want to utter his miserable name tbh. Walker called Frazer Taffy as an ironic clever Cockney wide boy joke, he knew he was a Jock and I believe he called him that as well. Hope that cleared it up. :S :S

Errr................. Eh?

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Chappers

  • Wednesday 14th February 2018, 7:17pm
  • Surreyish., England
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Wasn't Talfryn Thomas Taffy?

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lofthouse

  • Wednesday 14th February 2018, 9:41pm
  • Bolton, England
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Ah it's Gladys Pugh's brother

:)

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Chappers

  • Wednesday 14th February 2018, 11:08pm
  • Surreyish., England
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Quote: Aaron @ 14th February 2018, 7:43 PM

Talfryn Thomas was the Taffy journalist, yes.

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But he was in the troop wasn't he later on?

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Aaron

  • Wednesday 14th February 2018, 11:17pm
  • Royal Berkshire, England
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Yup.

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Hercules Grytpype Thynne

  • Wednesday 14th February 2018, 11:47pm
  • England
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Quote: Chappers @ 14th February 2018, 7:17 PM

Wasn't Talfryn Thomas Taffy?

Don't start it up again! :( You little raker.

Yes, he was a Taffy/Welsh BUT he was not called Taffy and in fact did not have a first name OR nickname. He was called, by all concerned Mr. then later Private Cheeseman.

Now my brain hurts.

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Chappers

  • Thursday 15th February 2018, 9:49pm [Edited]
  • Surreyish., England
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I thought Cheeseman was a different character.

OK - I was getting him muddled with Sponge.

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Aaron

  • Wednesday 13th June 2018, 12:48am
  • Royal Berkshire, England
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I have spent more than I should have.

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