- [They are telling off a cheeky young boy]
Jones: Ere. I know him. He’s a cheeky little monkey. He comes into my shop when it’s full of persons and shouts out, “Sainsbury’s.”
Pike: Yeah. And he runs into our bank and shouts out, “National Provincial.”
- [Mainwaring opens Frazer’s money box]
Mainwaring: It’s a brick. It’s a damn brick.
Frazer: Aye, aye. It’s a brick. And yon vicar can have it for the fabric of his kirk.
- Stupid boy.
- I’ll tell mum.
- Do you think that’s wise, sir?
- I never doubted you for a minute
- Frazer: Captain Mainwaring. Did I ever tell you the story about the old, empty barn.
Mainwaring: Um. No.
Frazer: Would you like to hear the story about the old, empty barn?
Mainwaring: Um. Yes. Listen everybody. Frazer’s going to tell us the story about the old empty barn.
Frazer: Right. The story of the old empty barn. Well. There was nothing in it.
- You know, when I was in the Sudan…
- Sir. I wouldn’t want to roam the countryside ravishing maidens.
- [Repeated line, always shouted at Mainwaring’s platoon after they’ve had a mishap] Ruddy Hooligans!
Dad’s Army is a British sitcom about the Home Guard during the Second World War. It was written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft and broadcast on BBC television between 1968 and 1977.
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