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The Light Entertainment War 

A parody of war includes the invasion of Norway by tutu-clad commandos and a plea to the public to treat the war seriously.

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Aging General / Military Defense Counsel / Security Man / Various
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Bob Raymond ...
(as Bob E. Raymond)
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Neil Innes ...
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Marion Mould
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A parody of war includes the invasion of Norway by tutu-clad commandos and a plea to the public to treat the war seriously.

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Comedy

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TV-14
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14 November 1974 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The masked surgeon in one of the "fake out" introductions is played by Douglas Adams. See more »

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During the "Woody and Tinny Words" sketch, four servants are seen throughout the sketch standing motionless and expressionless behind the rich family. When the father of the family picks up a shotgun and fires at the caribou out on the lawn, the maid standing behind him can be seen accidentally flinching at the sudden bang. See more »

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Mansfield Vermon-Jones, Father: [scoffing] Newspaper. Litter bin. Dreadful tinny sort of words.
Rebecca Vermon-Jones: [wailing and sobbing over the next line]
Mansfield Vermon-Jones, Father: Tin! Tin! Tin!
Mother: Oh, dear, don't say "tin" to Rebecca! You know how it upsets her!
Rebecca Vermon-Jones: [to Rebecca] Oh. Sorry, old horse.
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Referenced in Holy Flying Circus (2011) See more »

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When Does a Dream Begin?
Written by Neil Innes
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