Dad's Army

Trivia: The only member of the cast to have actually served in the Home Guard was John Laurie. Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn and Arnold Ridley were in the regular army.

Trivia: Hodge's BSA motorbike, reg. no. JVB54, used in Dad's Army is the same one used in the TV series on the buses as Arthur's motorbike.

Trivia: Clive Dunn was a prisoner of war during World War 2.

Trivia: Godfrey's middle initial is 'P'. This is probably a reference to his character's trait of constantly getting 'caught short' (needing to go to the bathroom).

Trivia: Jon Pertwee was the producers' first choice for the role of Captain Mainwaring.

Don't Forget the Diver - S4-E2

Factual error: While Capt. Square is looking through his binoculars at what he thinks is Mainwaring's platoon marching with their rifles, a 1960's Bedford lorry drives past on the road behind them.

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Mainwaring: In the words of the great E.C Cochran. "Early to bed, early to rise, no jolly good if you don't advertise."

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