Dad's Army (1968–1977)
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The Bullet Is Not for Firing 

Mainwaring is extremely annoyed that all the platoon - except Godfrey, who was too slow - have used up all their ammunition firing in vain at a low-flying German aeroplane. An inquiry is ... See full summary »

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Tim Barrett ...
Captain Pringle
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Edward Sinclair ...
Harold Bennett ...
May Warden ...
Mrs. Dowding
Fred Tomlinson ...
The Choir
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Mainwaring is extremely annoyed that all the platoon - except Godfrey, who was too slow - have used up all their ammunition firing in vain at a low-flying German aeroplane. An inquiry is ordered - along with a new case of ammunition, which duly arrives. The captain in charge of the inquiry, which takes place in the church hall in competition with choir practice, feels it a waste of his time but talks the men through what happened. Jones says he gave the order to shoot. Mainwaring corrects him by saying 'Fire', which the platoon does, making a hole in the roof. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Comedy | War

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2 October 1969 (UK)  »

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