Dad's Army

Dad's Army

1968 - 2004, Comedy
The misadventures of the elderly members of the local voluntary defense force.

Episode Guide

  • Dad's Army - Never Too Old (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:

    Never Too Old

    An invasion alert upsets Jones' wedding reception.

  • Dad's Army - Number Engaged (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    Number Engaged

    The squad finds a bomb enmeshed in the vital telephone lines they are guarding.

  • Dad's Army - The Miser's Hoard (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    The Miser's Hoard

    Capt. Mainwaring wants Frazer to store his gold sovereigns in his bank.

  • Dad's Army - Knights of Madness (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    Knights of Madness

    The story of St. George hits a snag when the knights and dragons finally get together.

  • Dad's Army - The Making of Private Pike (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    The Making of Private Pike

    Pike wrecks Capt. Mainwaring's staff car.

  • Dad's Army - Wake Up Walmington (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    Wake Up Walmington

    Capt. Mainwaring alerts the public to the possibility of heavily disguised invaders.

  • Dad's Army - For The Love of Three Oranges (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    For The Love of Three Oranges

    Mainwaring appoints himself chairman of a committee to organize a fundraiser for the troops.

  • Dad's Army - My Brother and I (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    My Brother and I

    Capt Mainwaring has an unexpected and most unwelcome guest - much to the delight of Frazer.

  • Dad's Army - The Face on the Poster (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    The Face on the Poster

    A mix-up at the printer's puts Jones' picture on the poster for a wanted German prisoner-of-war.

  • Dad's Army - High Finance (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    High Finance

    Jones' bookkeeping leads to an investigation of Chief Warden Hodges.

  • Dad's Army - Come In, Your Time Is Up (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Come In, Your Time Is Up

    A German crew, trapped on the lake in a rubber raft, refuses to surrender.

  • Dad's Army - Is There Still Honey for Tea? (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Is There Still Honey for Tea?

    Plans are underway to demolish Godfrey's cottage in favor of a new airfield.

  • Dad's Army - When You've Got to Go (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    When You've Got to Go

    Pike may have to leave the unit for front line combat.

  • Dad's Army - Ring Dem Bells (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Ring Dem Bells

    A training film convinces the townspeople that the village is under attack by Nazi paratroopers.

  • Dad's Army - Turkey Dinner (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Turkey Dinner

    The senior citizens get Christmas dinner from Jones' accidental shooting of a turkey.

  • Dad's Army - The Captain's Car (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    The Captain's Car

    The squad confuses Lady Maltby's donated Rolls Royce with a another car being driven around town.

  • Dad's Army - The Godiva Affair (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    The Godiva Affair

    The platoon's efforts at the local carnival turn comical when Capt. Mainwaring spots Lady Godiva.

  • Dad's Army - Gorilla Warfare (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Gorilla Warfare

    A man desperately tries to end Capt. Mainwaring's career.

  • Dad's Army - A Man of Action (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    A Man of Action

    Officers from the regular army take over Capt. Mainwaring's command.

  • Dad's Army - Everybody's Trucking (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Everybody's Trucking

    Mainwaring's platoon finds an abandoned steam engine on the route of an exercise.

  • Dad's Army - The Recruit (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    The Recruit

    The vicar and the verger join the Home Guard.

  • Dad's Army - Things That Go Bump in the Night (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Things That Go Bump in the Night

    The unit spends the night in a spooky house after Jones' van breaks down.

  • Dad's Army - The Honourable Man (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    The Honourable Man

    Capt. Mainwaring is annoyed with Wilson when the sergeant becomes a member of the aristocracy.

  • Dad's Army - We Know Our Onions (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    We Know Our Onions

    Capt. Mainwaring and the troops have to pass an efficiency test.

  • Dad's Army - The Royal Train (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    The Royal Train

    The soldiers are assigned to protect King George VI on his train trip up the coast.

  • Dad's Army - My British Buddy (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    My British Buddy

    The troops welcome the first wave of American soldiers to arrive in Walmington-on-Sea.

  • Dad's Army - The Deadly Attachment (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    The Deadly Attachment

    The squad is ordered to guard a U-boat crew captured by local fishermen.

  • Dad's Army - Time on My Hands (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Time on My Hands

    When an enemy pilot bails out of his plane, his parachute becomes entangled in a church steeple.

  • Dad's Army - Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel

    A new secret weapon is to be tested by the War Office.

  • Dad's Army - A Brush With the Law (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    A Brush With the Law

    Captain Mainwaring conducts his own defense when he is to appear in the magistrate's court.

  • Dad's Army - Brain vs. Brawn (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Brain vs. Brawn

    Mainwaring challenges a commando unit to match tactics with his unit in a military maneuver.

  • Dad's Army - When Did You Last See Your Money? (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    When Did You Last See Your Money?

    Corporal Jones mislays 500 pounds sterling that he was guarding.

  • Dad's Army - All Is Safely Gathered In (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    All Is Safely Gathered In

    The platoon helps out a farmer's widow during harvest time.

  • Dad's Army - The King Was in His Counting House (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    The King Was in His Counting House

    The platoon counts cash after a bank bomb.

  • Dad's Army - If the Cap Fits... (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    If the Cap Fits...

    Mainwaring decides to remedy Frazer's constant complaining.

  • Dad's Army - The Desperate Drive of Lance Corporal Jones (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    The Desperate Drive of Lance Corporal Jones

    The platoon finds itself sitting in a barn which has been selected as a live ammunition target.

  • Dad's Army - Getting the Bird (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Getting the Bird

    Private Walker comes up with a rather unorthodox solution to the short supply of meat.

  • Dad's Army - A Soldier's Farewell (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    A Soldier's Farewell

    The men go on an important military mission -- to the local cinema.

  • Dad's Army - Keep Young and Beautiful (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Keep Young and Beautiful

    The Civil Defense forces are ordered to exchange personnel with the Home Guard forces.

  • Dad's Army - Asleep in the Deep (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Asleep in the Deep

    When a stray bomb lands on the pumping station, no one gives it much concern, at first.

  • Dad's Army - Battle of the Giants (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Battle of the Giants

    The squad tries to have a happy Christmas by saving enough coupons for a holiday feast.

  • Dad's Army - Fallen Idol (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Fallen Idol

    Mainwaring loses his popularity with his men when the platoon is assigned to grenade practice.

  • Dad's Army - Uninvited Guests (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Uninvited Guests

    When the Chief Warden is bombed out of his office, he decides to share Mainwaring's office.

  • Dad's Army - A. Wilson: Manager? (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    A. Wilson: Manager?

    Wilson is finally promoted to bank manager in his own right.

  • Dad's Army - The Test (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    The Test

    Chief Warden challenges Mainwaring to a "friendly" game of cricket.

  • Dad's Army - Mum's Army (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Mum's Army

    Captain Mainwaring embarks on a plan to relieve his men of housekeeping chores.

  • Dad's Army - Two and a Half Feathers (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Two and a Half Feathers

    Jones' past catches up with him when a private Clarke joins the platoon.

  • Dad's Army - Put That Light Out (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Put That Light Out

    Mainwaring decides to give Jones a taste of what it's like to be in command.

  • Dad's Army - Absent Friends (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Absent Friends

    The majority of the platoon is at the local pub playing darts when they're supposed to be on parade.

  • Dad's Army - Don't Fence Me In (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Don't Fence Me In

    The platoon is detailed to relieve a Polish unit guarding an Italian prisoner of war camp.

  • Dad's Army - Sergeant, Save My Boy (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Sergeant, Save My Boy

    Mainwaring decides to move the platoon's headquarters in an effort to confuse Hitler.

  • Dad's Army - Boots, Boots, Boots (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Boots, Boots, Boots

    Capt. Mainwaring tries to get his troops combat ready through an extensive foot-hardening program.

  • Dad's Army - Don't Forget the Diver (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Don't Forget the Diver

    The Home Guard have to plant a bomb in a windmill occupied by another platoon.

  • Dad's Army - The Big Parade (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    The Big Parade

    The troops march in a parade with all the other auxiliary guard units.

  • Dad's Army - The Cricket Match (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    The Cricket Match

  • Dad's Army - A Jumbo Sized Problem (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    A Jumbo Sized Problem

  • Dad's Army - A Question of Reference (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    A Question of Reference

  • Dad's Army - Sons of the Sea (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Sons of the Sea

    Capt. Mainwaring sees tactical possibilities for the boat he has repossessed.

  • Dad's Army - No Spring for Frazer (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    No Spring for Frazer

    The squad's machine gun won't fire after Frazer takes an important part to the workshop for cleaning.

  • Dad's Army - Man Hunt (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Man Hunt

    Frazer suggests that the platoon get a dog to track the Germans parachuting into England.

  • Dad's Army - Branded (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:


    Godfrey decides that he is a conscientious objector to the war.

  • Dad's Army - Menace From the Deep (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Menace From the Deep

    The squad fills in for a Royal naval section by manning a machine gun on the pier.

  • Dad's Army - War Dance (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    War Dance

    Capt. Mainwaring organizes a dance to reunite the soldiers with their wives and sweethearts.

  • Dad's Army - The Day the Balloon Went Up (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    The Day the Balloon Went Up

    A barrage balloon gets entangled on the church tower.

  • Dad's Army - Big Guns (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Big Guns

    No one knows how to fire the naval gun afforded the squad for coastal protection.

  • Dad's Army - Room at the Bottom (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Room at the Bottom

    Mainwaring is demoted and Wilson is put in charge of the platoon.

  • Dad's Army - Something Nasty in the Vault (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Something Nasty in the Vault

    Capt. Mainwaring and the troops are trapped in a bank vault with an unexploded bomb.

  • Dad's Army - The Bullet Is Not for Firing (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    The Bullet Is Not for Firing

    Capt. Mainwaring has trouble getting more ammunition after his troops open fire on enemy aircraft.

  • Dad's Army - The Lion Has Phones (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Lion Has Phones

    The regular army gets called in when an enemy aircraft crash lands in the middle of town.

  • Dad's Army - Battle School (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Battle School

    The troops get a lesson in guerilla warfare from the Spanish International Brigade.

  • Dad's Army - The Armoured Might of Lance Corporal Jones (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Armoured Might of Lance Corporal Jones

    Walker turns Jones' old van into an armored car to carry the troops.

  • Dad's Army - Under Fire (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Under Fire

    The platoon arrests a suspected spy; Mrs. Pike extinguishes an incendiary bomb.

  • Dad's Army - A Stripe for Frazer (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    A Stripe for Frazer

    Jones resents Frazer's promotion to lance corporal.

  • Dad's Army - Sergeant Wilson's Little Secret (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Sergeant Wilson's Little Secret

    Wilson overhears Mrs. Pike talk about having a child, and jumps to the wrong conclusion.

  • Dad's Army - The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Walker (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Walker

    Mainwaring tries to keep Walker from being called to active duty.

  • Dad's Army - The Battle of Godfrey's Cottage (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Battle of Godfrey's Cottage

    Tolling church bells are thought to herald a German invasion.

  • Dad's Army - Operation Kilt (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Operation Kilt

    Highland Regiment attacks the platoon in war games.

  • Dad's Army - Sorry, Wrong Number (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Sorry, Wrong Number

  • Dad's Army - Shooting Pains (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Shooting Pains

    A shooting contest decides which platoon escorts the prime minister on his visit.

  • Dad's Army - The Showing Up of Corporal Jones (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Showing Up of Corporal Jones

    Major Reagan inspects the platoon and finds Corporal Jones unfit for duty.

  • Dad's Army - The Enemy Within the Gates (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Enemy Within the Gates

    The unit learns that a monetary reward is offered for captured Germans.

  • Dad's Army - Command Decision (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Command Decision

    An old soldier convinces Mainwaring to give him command of the unit for weapons.

  • Dad's Army - Museum Piece (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Museum Piece

    Mainwaring requisitions weapons from a museum.

  • Dad's Army - The Man and the Hour (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Man and the Hour

    A bank manager takes charge of home-defense volunteers.