Mainwaring's lecture is a total mess on account of gas masks. To obtain rationed petrol, Joe convinces Jones to volunteer his butcher's van as platoon car. Alas, after they worked for days to make it fit for the platoon, HQ has it converted to gas. Meanwhile, to Mainwaring's snobbish horror, vulgar grocer Hodges makes his haughty entry as A.R.P. Chief Warden, and rival rooster in town and church hall. Written by
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At the very end of the show a TV aerial is seen, along with a concrete lamppost with a sodium fitting. There was not TV outside London until after the war, and sodium lighting didn't appear until then either. See more