- The Stiff Upper Lip attitude of the officers
Chard: I don't think so, the army doesn't like more than one disaster a day
Bromhead: Looks bad in the newspapers and upsets civilians at their breakfast.
- When Sergeant Bourne calls the roll near the end of the film.
Bourne: Hitch... Hitch, I saw you, you're alive.Hitch: I am? Oh, thanks very much.