First broadcast: Thursday 11th September 1969
Walker suggests to Jones that he should loan the platoon his butchers' van, so that he can get free petrol for it. However, Mainwaring is ordered to have the vehicle converted to run on gas, causing more than a few problems and thwarting Walker's plan!
First broadcast: Thursday 27th November 1969
After a memo warns the platoon to look out for parachutes, Walker admits to discovering one in the woods some weeks ago. Mainwaring's keen to identify whether the material was British or German, but that's not so easy as it was turned into several dozen pairs of ladies' knickers!
First broadcast: Thursday 4th December 1969
When Frazer discovers that the butterfly spring for his Lewis gun has vanished, the platoon must face up to the reality of defending the coast without a machine gun. Unless they can find the piece, that is. Unfortunately, it could very well be inside a coffin - and not unaccompanied!
First broadcast: Thursday 11th December 1969
Mainwaring gets his hand on a boat and plans to set up river patrols. A practice run ends disastrously when the platoon get lost in fog and end up at sea. They can't really have drifted all of the way to Nazi-occupied France, can they?
First broadcast: Thursday 25th December 1969
The Home Guard begin rehearsing their performance for the town pageant. A propaganda piece to inspire the locals, it tells of Britain's many oppressors down the ages. However, they are rudely interrupted by an air raid.