Classic TV comedy from the Home Guards at Walmington-On-Sea who are both bumbling and ineffectual as well as incompetent which makes life chaotic for all around. Contains all of the first series followed by the remaining episodes of the second series. The other three instalments are missing and presumed lost forever. Episodes from Series 1 are: 'The Man And The Hour' in which the men get together to form the Home Guard following a radio broadcast, 'Museum Piece' finds Capt Mainwaring looking for guns for his men in the local museum, 'Command Decision' finds a Capt offering guns if he can take command of the platoon, 'Enemy Within The Gates' sees Capt Mainwaring giving a lecture on the recognition of enemy agents when he learns there is a reward for every Nazi captured, 'The Showing Up Of Cpl Jones' finds the platoon finally getting their uniforms and CPl Jones attempting an assault course and 'Shooting Pains' finds a shooting contest arranged to see who will form the honour guard when the Prime Minister pays a visit. Series 2 episodes are: 'Operation Kilt' which finds the platoon being attacked by the Highland Regiment, 'The Battle Of Godfrey's Cottage' Finds the platoon leaping into action and taking Godfrey's cottage to set up a machine post and 'Sergeant Wilson's Little Secret' finds Sergeant Wilson overhearing a conversation which implies that he might be the father of an expected child but, as usual, he gets the wrong end of the stick.
Documentary Missing Presumed Wiped
Release Date: 13 September 2004
Certificate: PG - Parental Guidance
Running Time: 270 minutes
Production Year: 1968/69
Main Language: English
Interesting collection for the fans
Some people might be put off with black and white (which could be of iffy quality) but it's still Dad's Army after all.