First broadcast: Friday 23rd October 1970
The platoon replace the resident guards at Walmington's local prison-of-war camp. The fact that the camp is full of Italians instead of Germans makes the job less appealing, but things become more interesting when it is suspected that Walker is helping the prisoners to escape.
First broadcast: Friday 30th October 1970
Mainwaring is shocked to find that in his absence most of the platoon have not turned up for parade and are instead playing darts with the ARP Wardens. Things get worse when Mainwaring is called upon to help with the arrest of a member of the IRA.
First broadcast: Friday 13th November 1970
The Home Guard get a new private in their ranks, who just so happens to know Jones. However, their relationship is not a happy one with the new arrival claiming that Jones left him in the desert to die. It is down to Jones to unearth the truth.
First broadcast: Friday 27th November 1970
Hodges challenges the Home Guard to a game of cricket, but what Mainwaring does not know is that Hodges is getting a professional to play for the ARP. Of course, Hodges might not need his star ringer if Mainwaring's poor skills are anything to go by.