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Dad’s Army: Keep Young and Beautiful (S5EP2 BBC-1 13 Oct 1972, Derek Bond)

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Keep Young and Beautiful: 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.

Cast: Arthur Lowe (Captain George Mainwaring), John Le Mesurier (Sergeant Arthur Wilson), Clive Dunn (Lance Corporal Jack Jones), John Laurie (Private James Frazer), Arnold Ridley (Private Charles Godfrey), Ian Lavender (Private Frank Pike), James Beck (Private Joe Walker), Bill Pertwee (Chief Warden Hodges, The ARP Warden), Robert Raglan (Colonel), Charles Morgan, Derek Bond, James Ottaway

Original Airdate: 13 Oct 1972 on BBC-1
Series: Dad’s Army Season 5 Episode 2