Dad's Army Season 5

Season 5

Dad's Army Season 5

First Air Date: October 06, 1972

First Aired on    :   1972
Episodes    :   13 episodes



Episodes

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5x13 Time On My Hands (December 25, 1972)


A German pilot has baled out and is caught hanging by his parachute on the clock tower The platoon climb up to rescue him but get trapped themselves


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5x12 Round and Round Went the Great Big Wheel (December 22, 1972)


The platoon are asked to provide guard duty at a testing ground for secret weapons but when one of the devices gets loose the platoon have to give chase


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5x11 A Brush With the Law (December 15, 1972)


When the light is left on in the church hall, Chief Warden Hodges, suspects that Mainwaring is the culprit, and takes him to court. The verger knows what happened, but Hodges will not let him tell the truth.


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5x10 Brain Versus Brawn (December 08, 1972)


During an exercise Mainwaring And the platoon have to find a way to gain access into an ammo dump After dressing up as firemen they are called to a real fire


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5x09 When Did You Last See Your Money? (December 01, 1972)


Lance Corporal Jones has mislaid £500 that has been collected by the merchants to build a center for the local people Frazer hypnotizes Jones and after a long search the money finally turns up.


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5x08 All is Safely Gathered In (November 24, 1972)


Godfrey asks for a holiday from the platoon in order to help an old girlfriend who runs a farm to bring in the harvest As it's important work Mainwaring brings all the platoon to help


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5x07 The King Was in His Counting House (November 17, 1972)


While Capt mainwaring holds a party at his house for the platoon the bank is hit by a German bomb After guarding the money all night he has to find a way to transport the money to the Eastgate Branch for safety


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5x06 If the Cap Fits... (November 10, 1972)


The platoon are given a lecture on the German Army but because Frazer keeps on complaining Mainwaring makes him acting C.O. of the platoon Later when the colonel asks the platoon to attend a dinner Mainwaring has to play the bagpipes


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5x05 The Desperate Drive of Lance Corporal Jones (November 03, 1972)


The platoon practice house clearing by using the office and the Vicar and Hodges get caught up in the action Later during a live firing exercise the platoon are sent to the wrong map reference When Jones discovers the mistake he drives to rescue


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5x04 Getting the Bird (October 27, 1972)


Rumour sweeps through Warmington, that Wilson is seeing a young girl, He goes AWOL, and is found drunk. It turns out that the girl is his Daughter. Meanwhile Walker has taken a delivery of pigeons that have been stolen from Trafalgar Square, and has to find somewhere to hide them. Then the platoon assemble for church parade.


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5x03 A Soldier's Farewell (October 20, 1972)


During the journey home after a night at the cinema Mainwaring comes to the assistance of the clippie after Hodges makes fun of her Later Mainwaring dreams of being Napoleon with the clippie as Josephine


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5x02 Keep Young and Beautiful (October 13, 1972)


Vanity swoops through the platoon after Parliament decide that Home Guard members who are not fit for battle must be reassigned to the A.R.P. and A.R.P wardens that are fit should be reassigned to the Home Guard. The platoon obviously don't want this to happen so resort to some rather shocking measures to fool the Area Commander into believing they are suitable to stay where they are.


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5x01 Asleep in the Deep (October 06, 1972)


The pumping station of the reservoir has been damaged by a bomb with Walker and Godfrey trapped inside. Hodges is determined to overrule Mainwaring's rescue attempt until it's discovered the structure of the building is very unsafe and they draw lots to decide who is going to be the ones to dig the stranded men out. After successfully reaching Walker and Godfrey, the roof caves in and everyone but Jones ends up trapped in the underground bunker that is now filling rapidly with water. But does Godfrey have a solution that is more useful than asking to be relieved?




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