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

Dad's Army

BBC One sitcom about a home guard unit. 80 episodes (9 series), 1968 - 1977. Stars Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie and others.

Series 3, Episode 3 is repeated on BBC2 Wales today at 6:30pm.

Series 7

1. Everybody's Trucking

First broadcast: Friday 15th November 1974

The platoon is ordered to plant signposts in order to direct a large convoy, but things are made difficult when the road is blocked, and by Mainwaring continuously damaging Jones's newly furnished van.


2. A Man Of Action

First broadcast: Friday 22nd November 1974

Journalist Mr Cheeseman comes to make a report on the Home Guard. This is soon overshadowed when a landmine cuts off Walmington-on-Sea's gas, water and railway lines. Captain Mainwaring decides the best thing to do is to put the town under martial law - with himself in charge.


3. Gorilla Warfare

First broadcast: Friday 29th November 1974

The platoon are out on an important trial of their tactics but Hodges is determined to make sure that they fail. The exercise takes a very strange turn when Hodges and the Verger come into contact with a gorilla.


4. The Godiva Affair

First broadcast: Friday 6th December 1974

Jones is worried that Mrs. Fox is falling in love with the town clerk, Mr. Gordon, so he asks Captain Mainwaring if he can help. Meanwhile, Hodges and Gordon are casting for the role of Lady Godiva in the town parade.


5. The Captain's Car

First broadcast: Friday 13th December 1974

There is good news for the platoon: they are to welcome a French General and Mainwaring is to get a staff car - a Rolls-Royce, no less. It is decided to have the car camouflage-painted.


6. Turkey Dinner

First broadcast: Monday 23rd December 1974

During a drunken evening, Jones and his men accidentally shoot a turkey. Having failed to establish the bird's rightful owner, they decide the best thing to do is to offer the older residents of Walmington a turkey dinner.


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