Dad's Army: Season 4, Episode 13

Fallen Idol (18 Dec. 1970)

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The platoon gets its turn at weekend training, for a bomb course. Captain Ashley-Jones convinces Mainwaring officers shouldn't sleep with the OR (other ranks) so he puts up blankets for him... See full summary »

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James Beck ...
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Geoffrey Lumsden ...
Rex Garner ...
Captain Ashley-Jones
Michael Knowles ...
Captain Reed
Anthony Sagar ...
the Sergeant Major
Tom Mennard ...
the Mess Orderly
Robert Raglan ...
Captain Pritchard
Bud Flanagan ...
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The platoon gets its turn at weekend training, for a bomb course. Captain Ashley-Jones convinces Mainwaring officers shouldn't sleep with the OR (other ranks) so he puts up blankets for him and sergeant Wilson, just after he forbade the others to voluntarily 'spoil him'. Next Ashley-Jones insists a captain can't join his men to the welfare cantine for beer, rationed to two pints for safety, which the men, especially Frazer, take for disloyalty. In the officers mess Mainwaring naively volunteers to be 'made a cardinal', a rather cruel drinking game... Written by KGF Vissers

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drinking | male bonding | bed

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Captain Mainwaring being pursued by the dog replicates the plot of the short story, 'The Loaded Dog' by Australian writer, Henry Lawson. See more »

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Featured in Selection Box: Dad's Army (1997) See more »

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Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
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