Dad's Army (1968–1977)
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Knights of Madness 

As part of a fund-raising pageant the Home Guard decides to put on a patriotic version of St. George and the dragon, with the dragon representing Naziism. Mainwaring is St. George in a suit... See full summary »

Directors:

David Croft (uncredited), Robert Knights (uncredited)

Writers:

Jimmy Perry (by), David Croft (by) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Arthur Lowe ... Capt. George Mainwaring
John Le Mesurier ... Sgt. Arthur Wilson
Clive Dunn ... LCpl. Jack Jones
John Laurie ... Pte. James Frazer
Arnold Ridley ... Pte. Charles Godfrey
Ian Lavender ... Pte. Frank Pike
Bill Pertwee ... Chief Warden Hodges
Frank Williams ... Reverend Timothy Farthing
Edward Sinclair Edward Sinclair ... Verger Maurice Yeatman
Colin Bean Colin Bean ... Private Sponge
Janet Davies ... Mrs. Mavis Pike
Olive Mercer Olive Mercer ... Mrs. Yeatman
Eric Longworth Eric Longworth ... the Town Clerk
Fred McNaughton Fred McNaughton ... the Mayor
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Storyline

As part of a fund-raising pageant the Home Guard decides to put on a patriotic version of St. George and the dragon, with the dragon representing Naziism. Mainwaring is St. George in a suit of armour that causes him no end of trouble but, come the big day, they discover that Hodges and the air raid wardens are also staging a tableau of George and the dragon, which leads to an inevitable fight. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Plot Keywords:

fight | sword | fall | embarrassment | duel | See All (5) »

Genres:

Comedy | War

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Details

Country:

UK

Release Date:

16 October 1977 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Stuntman Derek Ware doubled for both Arthur Lowe and Bill Pertwee. See more »

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