On parade Mainwaring notices that Wilson is looking even more distracted than usual and asks him what is wrong. Wilson has heard Mavis telling Pike that 'a little Arthur is on his way' and assumes that he has got Mavis pregnant. Mainwaring tells him to do the decent thing and marry her but when it turns out that the little Arthur is a ten-year-old London evacuee that Mavis has taken in there is no wedding. Written by
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Did You Know?
Walker's line "You serve them on toast, very tasty, very sweet" refers to two wartime radio stars, the double act Nan Kenway
and Douglas Young
. Their act consisted mostly of references to food, and their catch phase was "Very tasty, very sweet". See more
At the opening to the Pike residence dinner table, Mrs. Pike admonishes Frank for taking too much of the single pat of butter. She reminds him that it is his week's ration, indicating that the rest of the pat of butter is to be saved. Later on, as Mrs Pike is clearing the table, the need to save the butter is forgotten. She even places the sugar bowl on top of the butter right before she carries the tray of dirty dishes away. See more