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Dad's Army (TV Series 1968–1977) Poster

(1968–1977)

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Remade as 

Dad's Army (1971)
The Rear Guard (1976) (TV Movie)
Dad's Army (2015)
Remake of the original series.

Referenced in 

Dad's Army: Mum's Army (1970) (TV Episode)
Title reference
TV Hell (1992) (TV Special)
Goodnight Sweetheart: Don't Get Around Much Any More (1995) (TV Episode)
In 1941, time traveller Gary Sparrow visits a bank with a manager named Mainwaring and a head clerk named Wilson. Gary makes several references, and calls the clumsy junior clerk a "stupid boy", a reference to Pike in Dad's Army.
Arthur Lowe: A Life on the Box (1999) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Unforgettable Arthur Lowe (2000) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Unforgettable John Le Mesurier (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Best of Morecambe & Wise (2001) (Video)
The platoon members are cast as the crew in the "Mutiny on the Bounty" play
Reputations: Arthur Lowe (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
New Tricks: Episode #1.6 (2004) (TV Episode)
UCOS is disparaged as 'Dad's Army'
Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004)
The location, and pointing direction, of the three arrows representing British armed forces on the map of Europe.
'We Are the Boys...': Arnold Ridley (2005) (Video)
Referenced by name
Favouritism: Michael Portillo's Great British Losers (2005) (TV Episode)
The show is discussed
'We Are the Boys...': James Beck (2005) (Video)
Referenced by name
The Thick of It: Episode #2.1 (2005) (TV Episode)
Glenn says "stupid boy" after being slapped by Olly.
Spivs (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Hemvärnets glada dagar (2006) (TV Movie)
This play depicts a bunch of home guards, resembling those from "Dad's Army", both in looks and personalities.
'We Are the Boys...': John Laurie (2006) (Video)
Referenced by name
Life on Mars: Episode #1.4 (2006) (TV Episode)
There's an advert for the programme in a newspaper.
Comedy Connections: Dinnerladies (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Comedy Connections: It Ain't Half Hot, Mum (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Comedy Connections: Just Good Friends (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
'We Are the Boys...': Clive Dunn (2007) (Video)
Referenced by name
Hitler: The Comedy Years (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
'We Are the Boys...': Ian Lavender (2007) (Video)
Referenced by name
The Passing Years (2007) (Video)
Referenced by name
Frank Skinner: Live from the NIA Birmingham (2007) (TV Movie)
Frank says that he managed to recreate the opening titles to Dad's Army, and he also hums the theme tune.
Jonathan Ross Salutes 'Dad's Army' (2008) (TV Movie)
The documentary is about the TV series
Comedy Connections: Dad's Army (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
'Dad's Army' & Beyond: The Frank Williams Story (2008)
Includes section on 'Dad's Army' with cast member Frank Williams, as well as returning to the original locations used in the series
QI: Flotsam & Jetsam (2009) (TV Episode)
Charlie Higson mentions the show.
The Omid Djalili Show: Episode #2.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Sketch titled "Jihad's Army" with scenarios referencing the earlier program
That Mitchell and Webb Look: Episode #3.6 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Thick of It: Episode #3.6 (2009) (TV Episode)
Malcolm compares Glenn to Private Godfrey.
The Thick of It: Episode #3.8 (2009) (TV Episode)
Cal Richards calls Stewart Captain Mainwaring.
Three Men Go to Ireland: Episode #1.2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Lost School (2011) (Short)
General Anderson is inspired by Capt. Mainwaring
Have I Got News for You: Episode #43.2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Humphrey Ker mentions the show.
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
As the Scouts walk through the field with their homemade weapons this mimics the intro to the television series Dad's Army
Parents: Episode #1.1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jenny has to sing the company mission statement to the tune of the "Dad's Army" theme.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #47.5 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jack Dee mentions the proposed film version of the show.

Featured in 

Arthur Lowe: A Life on the Box (1999) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
You Cannot Be Serious: War (1999) (TV Episode)
Clips seen and discussed
The 100 Greatest TV Moments (1999) (TV Special)
Don't Panic! The Dad's Army Story (2000) (TV Movie)
Documentary about the series
Night of a Thousand Shows (2000) (TV Movie)
Wendy Richard: A Life on the Box (2001) (TV Movie)
Several clips from the series were included.
Can We Carry On, Girls? (2001) (TV Movie)
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Reputations: Arthur Lowe (2002) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
'We Are the Boys...': Arnold Ridley (2005) (Video)
Clips are shown
Favouritism: Michael Portillo's Great British Losers (2005) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
'We Are the Boys...': James Beck (2005) (Video)
Clips are shown
Spivs (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Crumpet! A Very British Sex Symbol (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips
'We Are the Boys...': John Laurie (2006) (Video)
Clips are shown
Jonathan Ross Salutes 'Dad's Army' (2008) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Comedy Connections: Dad's Army (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
DVD-R Hell: Heil Honey, I'm Home (2011) (TV Episode)
Seen before the airing of Heil Honey, I'm Home!
When TV Goes to War (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
You Have Been Watching... David Croft (2011) (TV Movie)
One of the shows co-written by Croft
John Le Mesurier: It's All Been Rather Lovely (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
Clive Dunn: A Tribute (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
Dream Me Up Scotty! (2013) (TV Movie)
Footage from this is included as an example of Scottish accents on screen.

Spoofed in 

The Avengers: The Interrogators (1969) (TV Episode)
Colonel Mannering is a send up of Captain Mainwaring (The name sounds the same) from the popular show at the time Dad's Army.
TV Burp: Episode #6.7 (2007) (TV Episode)
Spoofs ending credits of Dad's Army with a scene from Coronation Street.

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