After demonstrating how not to tell a joke, captain Mainwaring isn't amused to hear how his men not only 'visited' all the pubs but accidentally shot a turkey. Finding the owner of the bird in order to pay damages proves ultimately impossible, so the men decide to put their ill-gotten gains to charitable use: a dinner for the senior pensioners. Mainwaring chairing a general purposes committee is a recipe for lengthy and loud proceedings about who does what and how. The dinner still goes well, apart from grumpy ingratitude, and a nasty surprise for Mainwaring, who is Rotary guest speaker later that evening. Written by
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As Jones is painting Captain Mainwaring's shirt front Mainwaring calls him 'Wilson'. See more
Well Mrs. Fox is an excellent cook. Aren't you Mrs. Fox?
Well. You've always been very nice about my dumplings.
There'll Always Be An England
Music by Ross Parker
& Harry Parr Davies
Lyrics by Hugh Charles See more