A ragtag group of Home Guard volunteers prepare for an imminent German invasion during World War II.

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 Verger Maurice Yeatman 49 episodes, 1968-1977
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 Private Sponge 46 episodes, 1968-1977
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 Reverend Timothy Farthing 40 episodes, 1969-1977
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A ragtag group of Home Guard volunteers prepare for an imminent German invasion during World War II.

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31 July 1968 (UK)  »

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Daar komen de schutters  »

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Walmington-on-Sea's church is St Aldhelm's, patron saint of song-writers and musicians. See more »

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Throughout the series LCPL Jones is the only member of the platoon to wear medal ribbons on his uniform. Frazer, Wilson, and Godfrey (and possibly others) all saw service in WWI and would have medals and ribbons, and would most likely have worn them proudly as well. See more »

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Frazer: I never doubted you for a minute.
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Referenced in 'We Are the Boys...': Clive Dunn (2007) See more »

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Come on. Hold my hand now
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Simply the Best
16 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

To say that I love this show is an understatement. Comedies may come and go and have their moment, such as Royle Family or One Foot in the Grave, but there are precious few thats allure and appeal are timeless. Dad's Army is one such comedy.

A mix of subtle scripting, with gentle humour and a cast that is unsurpassed in sitcom history makes even the odd mediocre episode a pure joy to watch.

The casting is a joy with the characters so broadly defined and so well rounded the episodes almost write themselves around the situation that the individual episode is based on.

Also ponder for a moment the irony of the fact that Dads Army became hugely popular after the death of the majority of the cast.

An all time classic.


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