11 Sep 69 - 11 Dec 69
The Armoured Might of Lance Corporal Jones
Jones' butchers van is to be used as platoon transport, but
Walkers plans for claiming petrol coupons for it don't quite
go to plan.
(This was the first colour episode of Dad's Army to be broadcast,
all episodes from this onwards would be made and broadcast in
A weekend exercise goes
from disaster to disaster and Captain Mainwaring not only has
to capture General Rodriguez HQ but also his platoon's confidence!
15 The Lion Has Phones
A telecommunications exercise prepares the platoon for an enemy
aircraft crashing in the local reservoir.
16 The Bullet is Not For Firing
Number one platoon are held in a court of inquiry when it is
discovered their ammunition has been used in an air-raid.
17 Something Nasty in the Vault
A bomb lands in the bank vault with Captain Mainwaring &
Sgt Wilson left holding it.
18 Room at the Bottom
Mainwaring finds himself against a formidable enemy when he
is reduced to the ranks.
(This episode no longer exists as a colour copy in the BBC
Vaults although a Black & White copy still exists and was
released on video in 1997)
19 Big Guns
The platoon gain a new weapon, but need to discover a drill
in operating it.
Day The Balloon Went Up
A stray barrage balloon has to be brought down to earth - and
so does Captain Mainwaring.
dance is to be organised for the platoon and their sweethearts,
but Private Pike decides it will be the venue for the announcement
of his forthcoming marriage much to Wilson's horror!
from the Deep
The platoon are marooned on the Novelty rock emporium pier head
and to make matters worse are joined by Hodges and a Sea-mine!
Godfrey becomes a hero by saving Mainwaring's life and becomes
the platoons medical orderly.
The platoon are searching for evidence of whether a recently
landed German Parachutist is on the run or not... and the clue
is in several dozen pairs of ladies negligee which Walker has
recently sold to the female residents of the town...
Spring for Frazer
Frazer loses the essential spring of the Lewis gun in his charge...
and Mainwaring wants it found.
of the Sea
A river patrol goes disastrously wrong for Mainwaring's No.1
platoon as they end up floating helplessly lost in the English