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.



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

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Cast & Crew

Top Series Cast


Jimmy Perry

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 ... ...


Pike: I'll tell mum.


Throughout the series LCPL Jones is the only member of the platoon to wear medal ribbons on his uniform. Frazer, Wilson, and Godfrey (and possibly others) all saw service in WWI and would have medals and ribbons, and would most likely have worn them proudly as well.


Plot Summary


Comedy | War

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