Winston Churchill is to visit Walmington-on-Sea and there is rivalry between Mainwaring's outfit and the Eastgate platoon as to which of them will supply the guard of honour for him. The answer is simple - the unit which wins a shooting contest. Since Mainwaring's men are pretty hopeless salvation seems to lie in Laura La Plaz, a stage sharp-shooter of Walker's acquaintance, who has to be disguised as a man to take part. Fortunately Frazer comes to the platoon's aid, being a crack shot who wins the contest. Written by
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Did You Know?
The show's writer, Jimmy Perry
has a cameo role as stand-up comic Charlie Cheeseman. Originally Perry wanted to play Private Walker, but was beaten to the role by James Beck
. Ironically when Beck died, Walker was replaced in the platoon by a character called Cheeseman. See more