History Series / DadsArmy

17th Nov '17 11:42:48 PM rigpig
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** played with, in that Mainwaring’s answer is nonsense


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** Mainwaring himself, who does actually face up to a real German with a real gun, in the genuine (if mistaken) belief that the German is armed - and pulls it off...


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** Jones also adopts an arch, hand-on-hip pose when recounting anecdotes referring to Lord Kitchener, which wasn’t widely understood at the time of transmission.
** Various one-liners make it obvious that Wilson is sleeping with Mrs Pike; Walker is implied to be something of a philanderer, often involving married women, and Godfrey is implied to be gay at a time when this had only very recently been legalised in the UK (none of the other characters appear to regard any of this as particularly important)


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** despite Wilson’s commonly-known, but universally-overlooked relationship with Mrs Pike...
11th Nov '17 4:05:39 AM rtozier2011
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Barely even trying. In the episode "The Four-and-a-Half Feathers", Jones describes his patrol in the Sudan encountering an elderly fakir (a sort of monk, pronounced "fa-keer"). Jones constantly refers to him as the "Old Fakir" (pronouncing it as "fak-er"). Say it out loud and wonder how that made it past the censors...

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Barely even trying. In the episode "The Four-and-a-Half Two and a Half Feathers", Jones describes his patrol in the Sudan encountering an elderly fakir (a sort of monk, pronounced "fa-keer"). Jones constantly refers to him as the "Old Fakir" (pronouncing it as "fak-er")."fark-er"). Say it out loud and wonder how that made it past the censors...
20th Sep '17 1:21:27 AM foxley
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* TwoMenOneDress: In "Operation Kilt", the Jones and Walker attempt to use a pantomime cow to sneak up on a highland regiment during a training exercise.

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* TwoMenOneDress: In "Operation Kilt", the Jones and Walker attempt to use a pantomime cow to sneak up on a highland regiment during a training exercise.
20th Sep '17 1:11:37 AM foxley
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* TwoMenOneDress: In "Operation Kilt", the Jones and Walker attempt to use a pantomime cow to sneak up on a highland regiment during a training exercise.
2nd Aug '17 6:38:25 PM ClintEastwood
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* PlayingGertrude: Clive Dunn was only 47 when he played the elderly Corporal Jones.
29th Jul '17 2:47:36 PM Aurelian
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* ForeignCussWord: Frazer sometimes refers to the English (especially Mainwaring) as ''Sassenachs'', a derogatory Scots Gaelic term for the English.
27th Jul '17 2:14:08 PM Aurelian
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* OneDialogueTwoConversations: One of these results in Jones thinking that Mrs Mainwaring is pregnant.
27th Jul '17 10:24:07 AM Aurelian
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* LostInCharacter: Pike takes it a bit too seriously when he's picked to play a German officer in a Home Guard training video. He starts affecting a German accent and declaring that "vee are ze masters now!"
26th Jul '17 4:00:05 PM Aurelian
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* BlindWithoutEm: Corporal Jones. He accidentally signs the desk when he enlists in the Home Guard.

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* BlindWithoutEm: Mainwaring takes his glasses off in a coffee shop and struggles to find the door a few feet away. Corporal Jones.Jones too. He accidentally signs the desk when he enlists in the Home Guard.


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* TheLoad: Godfrey. Jones, too, is more often a hindrance than a help.
25th Jul '17 12:58:17 PM Aurelian
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* HiddenDepths: Captain Mainwaring knows how to play the bagpipes. (See Sexless Marriage for the reason why.)

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Captain Mainwaring knows how to play the bagpipes. (See Sexless Marriage for the reason why.))
** Pike can drive a train.
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