History Series / DadsArmy

7th Dec '16 10:37:18 PM foxley
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* SeaMine: In "Menace from the Deep" the Walmington-on-Sea platoon is stranded on the Walmington-on-Sea Pier. The situation becomes worse when a sea mine drifts underneath the pier. When Hodges falls of the pier, the magnetic mine is attracted to his steel helmet.
24th Nov '16 4:37:46 PM CumbersomeTercel
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Came fourth in ''Series/BritainsBestSitcom''. A feature film remake was released in February 2016 starring Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring and Bill Nighy as Sgt. Wilson. ''We're Doomed'', a DocuDrama about the behind-the-scenes making of the show, aired in December 2015.

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Came fourth in ''Series/BritainsBestSitcom''. A feature film remake was released in February 2016 starring Toby Jones Creator/TobyJones as Captain Mainwaring and Bill Nighy Creator/BillNighy as Sgt. Wilson. ''We're Doomed'', a DocuDrama about the behind-the-scenes making of the show, aired in December 2015.
29th Sep '16 6:04:16 PM foxley
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* SpreadingDisasterMapGraphic: The AnimatedCreditsOpening shows Swastika-emblazoned arrows sweeping over western Europe (including one that gets lost for a bit), while the lone Union Jack arrow retreats back to its start point, then sticks its tail out further and pulls back across the Channel. All set to a [[SoundtrackDissonance jaunty tune about how Britain's not beaten yet]].
17th Aug '16 11:45:47 AM talltalltree
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** Also in the 2016 film, Mainwaring borrows Jones's "Don't panic, don't panic" when breaking the news that a Nazi spy is in Walmington.



** In the 2016 movie, the mention by Walker's girlfriend that Rose Winters's dress is Chanel. [[spoiler:This leads the men to the discovery that she is the Nazi agent they're looking for - Cissy and Dolly Godfrey contacted the Chanel company, who confirmed that Rose is a regular customer from Berlin.]]



** She is finally seen in the 2016 movie.



-->'''Mainwaring:''' Yes, Elizabeth. I think I may have a little surprise for you tonight...
** One episode revolved around the platoon trying to find out whether a parachute that had landed in a nearby field was a British parachute (which are white) or Nazi parachute (which are cream.) Unfortunately, Walker had found it and had it made up into women's lingerie to sell. HilarityEnsues as Mainwaring visits each of Walker's customers and has to ask to see their underwear...

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-->'''Mainwaring:''' Yes, Elizabeth. I think I may have a little surprise for you tonight...
tonight ...
** One episode revolved around the platoon trying to find out whether a parachute that had landed in a nearby field was a British parachute (which are white) or Nazi parachute (which are cream.) Unfortunately, Walker had found it and had it made up into women's lingerie to sell. HilarityEnsues as Mainwaring visits each of Walker's customers and has to ask to see their underwear...underwear ...
28th Apr '16 10:45:34 PM PaulA
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* ForgottenFramingDevice: The first episode started in the 1960s with Captain Mainwaring addressing a Rotary Club dinner and reminiscing about his time in the Home Guard, before flashing back to the story of the founding of the platoon. This was never referred to again in the remainder of the series.



* WarWasBeginning: The very first scene of the series takes place in 1968, as Mainwaring (who is an alderman and Chariman of the Rotary Club by this point) speaks at a function in support of the then-contemporary "I'm Backing Britain" campaign and describes how the war began and the platoon was formed.

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* WarWasBeginning: The very first scene of the series takes place in 1968, as Mainwaring (who is an alderman and Chariman Chairman of the Rotary Club by this point) speaks at a function in support of the then-contemporary "I'm Backing Britain" campaign and describes how the war began and the platoon was formed.
21st Apr '16 10:42:14 AM pi4t
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Came fourth in ''Series/BritainsBestSitcom''. A feature film remake is being produced for release in February 2016 starring Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring and Bill Nighy as Sgt. Wilson. ''We're Doomed'', a DocuDrama about the behind-the-scenes making of the show, aired in December 2015.

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Came fourth in ''Series/BritainsBestSitcom''. A feature film remake is being produced for release was released in February 2016 starring Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring and Bill Nighy as Sgt. Wilson. ''We're Doomed'', a DocuDrama about the behind-the-scenes making of the show, aired in December 2015.


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** Near the beginning of the 2016 film, we see Hitler borrow the lines from the title song.
--> ''Who do you think you are kidding, Mr Churchill?''
3rd Apr '16 4:43:57 PM dsneybuf
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* Private Frank Pike (Ian Lavender) - [[MommasBoy mollycoddled teenager]]. Was often seen wearing a scarf. Always addresses Wilson as "Uncle Arthur", though Pike may in fact be Wilson's (illegitimate) son. [[spoiler: WordOfGod confirms he was.]]

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* Private Frank Pike (Ian Lavender) - [[MommasBoy mollycoddled teenager]]. Was often seen wearing a scarf. Always addresses Wilson as "Uncle Arthur", though Pike may in fact be Wilson's (illegitimate) son. [[spoiler: WordOfGod confirms he was.]]
26th Mar '16 9:32:45 AM nombretomado
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* BaseballEpisode: Well, {{Cricket}} episode, Home Guard vs. ARP Wardens.

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* BaseballEpisode: Well, {{Cricket}} UsefulNotes/{{Cricket}} episode, Home Guard vs. ARP Wardens.
18th Feb '16 1:07:39 PM foxley
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* RisingWaterRisingTension: In "Asleep in the Deep", a bomb falls on the local pumping station as Godfrey and Walker are patrolling there, trapping them. When the platoon try to free them, they get stuck with them, and when a pipe bursts the room rapidly begins filling with water.
14th Feb '16 10:49:32 AM LeedsKing
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* YouLookFamiliar: Michael Knowles played various small roles in different episodes. John Ringham played [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome Private Bracewell]] in the first episode and returned later as Captain Bailey for several episodes.

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* YouLookFamiliar: Michael Knowles played various small roles in different episodes. John Ringham played [[ChuckCunninghamSyndrome Private Bracewell]] in the first episode and returned later as Captain Bailey for several episodes. "And Captain Bailey has two Military Policemuuuuurn with him!"
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