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In the Peninsular War, a British sergeant is field promoted to a lieutenant in charge of a disrespectful rifle company.
Sean Bean and Brain Cox later had their 'battlefield reunion' in "Troy" (2004), where they played allied Greek kings fighting against the Trojans - Odysseus (Bean) and Agamemnon (Cox) - and where Bean, as Odysseus, came up with the idea of the Trojan horse.
Harris: Harris. From Wheatley in Oxfordshire.
Sharpe: And previously?
Harris: A courtier to my lord Bacchus and an unremitting debtor.
Sharpe: You're a rake and a wastrel, Harris. Is there anything you *can* do?
Harris: I can read, sir.
At the end as Sharpe and Hogan watch Teressa leave, the union flag on the building is upside down (as determined by the wide white areas of the St. Andrew's Cross relative to the half width diagonals of the red St. Patrick's Cross). When Sharpe descends the steps and stands in the road, it's up the right way.