Eager as ever, Captain Mainwaring takes charge of the HQ-instructed physical training. The men's wariness to 'strip down' for it was right, Pike's mum embarrasses everyone when she drops by. The military challenge follows in the person of Captain Ogilvie, who announces his professional troops will attempt to penetrate the Home Guard platoon's HQ by way of exercise. Written by
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This episode was wiped by the BBC and no copy of it was known to exist until 2001, when a 16mm telerecording was returned to the BBC by a member of the public. It had been saved purely by chance when it was taken out of a tip at Elstree Studios in the 1970s. See more
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Music by Leigh Harline See more