In preparation for a bivouac weekend, Captain Mainwaring gives a lecture, in the vicar's garden as the indoor church premises are spoken for, so the gardener bothers the vicar, who prepares...
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In preparation for a bivouac weekend, Captain Mainwaring gives a lecture, in the vicar's garden as the indoor church premises are spoken for, so the gardener bothers the vicar, who prepares his sermon, about the Home Guardsmen behaving 'improperly'. After lessons in hedgehog-cooking in mud - poor Pike - putting up two-man tents without making holes in the lawn - poor Pike, Jones and tent - and starting a fire, actually trying not to light it - poor Pike and lawn - it's off to the field. Alas, Mr. Hodges cheerfully gave a lift to vicar, verger and their troop of Sea Scouts to man a Pirates raft (for the Spitfire fund), running out of petrol so he has to sleep in his van, more undesired neighbors for Mainwaring. The three Nazi crewman of a German bomber - spotted at night by Frazer - have parachuted down into the river, so once they're detected in the morning Hodges, the only one to speak German, is commandeered at the point of Jones's bayonet to join the RAF-commandeered raft for two ...Written by
When the Army is eating by the lake, the Reverend tells the Yeatman to let the boys out of the tent. Yeatman salutes and then runs to the other side of the tent. While he is running he trips over a tent rope and is falling. The camera cuts away right before he falls and when the camera switches back, Yeatman has recovered. See more »
Captain Mainwaring decides it would be beneficial for the men to do a course in outside survival skills, only the vicar decides to bring the sea scouts along.
They definitely decided to change things up with this episode.
Pretty funny, one or the slightly more silly episodes, but it does have some really nice moments, there is an element of Allo Allo about this one. They have made The Vicar a little more camp with time, but he, The Verger and Mr Hodges make a funny trio.
The laughs are spread among the whole cast, although as with most of this series, Pike seems to be getting more and more of the funny moments.
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