Dad's Army (1968–1977)

TV Series   |    |  Comedy, War

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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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  • Clive Dunn in Dad's Army (1968)
  • Clive Dunn in Dad's Army (1968)
  • Ian Lavender and Bill Pertwee in Dad's Army (1968)
  • Christopher Sandford in Dad's Army (1968)
  • Arthur Lowe in Dad's Army (1968)
  • Clive Dunn in Dad's Army (1968)

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Jimmy Perry

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Did You Know?


John Le Mesurier was initially unsure of how to portray his character, and was advised by Jimmy Perry to make the part his own. Le Mesurier decided to base the character on himself, later writing that "I thought, why not just be myself, use an extension of my own personality ... ...


Frazer: I am refusing to obey.
Mainwaring: You'll be in charge of the liquor permits, Frazer.
Frazer: I'm right behind you, Captain.


There is a running joke that Mainwaring cannot grasp the 24 hour clock. However, given that he is a high-ranking bank official, it seems unlikely that he could not handle a simple calculation.


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