Dad's Army
Episode Title Mistakes
Show generally4
Season 1
Season 1 generally0
1The Man and the Hour0
2Museum Piece0
3Command Decision0
4Enemy Within the Gates0
5The Showing Up of Cpl Jones0
6Shooting Pains0
Season 2
Season 2 generally0
1Operation Kilt0
2The Battle of Godfrey's Cottage0
3The Loneliness of the Long Distance Walker0
4Sergeant Wilson's Little Secret0
5A Stripe For Frazer0
6Under Fire0
Season 3
Season 3 generally0
1The Armoured Might of Lance Corporal Jones1
2Battle School2
3The Lion Has Phones0
4The Bullet Is Not for Firing0

Getting the Bird - S5-E4

Audio problem: Jonesy is playing the organ. A pigeon 'flies' out the top of the organ and lands on the keys, so Jonesy picks it up and moves it, taking both his hands off the keys. Yet the music plays on.

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Mainwaring: In the words of the great E.C Cochran. "Early to bed, early to rise, no jolly good if you don't advertise."

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Trivia: Hodge's BSA motorbike, reg. no. JVB54, used in Dad's Army is the same one used in the TV series on the buses as Arthur's motorbike.

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The Royal Train - S6-E3

Question: A set of complicated events mean that Captain Mainwaring and some other members of the platoon have to drive a railway engine. After they leave the railway station it turns out that the railway engine has no brake wheel and cannot stop. The ARP warden, the mayor of Walmington, the vicar and verger take the brake wheel, jump on a handcar and chase after the engine. Catching up with the engine, they throw the brake wheel to Captain Mainwaring. The engine then reverses, so they must pedal the handcar even faster to avoid being run over. Could four men (all obviously in late middle age, and past peak fitness) pedal a handcar to outrun a railway engine at full steam? When the engine reverses, why do they pedal the handcar to stop being run over? Why don't they jump off the handcar, then pull the handcar off the track? (Also it takes the engine less than a minute to reverse. In reality, it would take several minutes to change a moving railway locomotive from forward to reverse).

Rob Halliday

Answer: The show is a comedy, this was played for comedic effect and to show that in times of extreme fear, in this case about to be crushed by a steam train, the men had an adrenaline surge strong enough to pedal fast enough.

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