This show featured the humorous antics of a bunch of National Servicemen posted to the Surplus Ordnance Depot at Nether Hopping.The series ran for 154 episodes over 5 years, and featured the talents of many of the days comedy actors.After the first episode in June 1957, it rapidly became a hit and had many spin-offs which included a hit record!
Last Episode01x02 The Misguided Missiles Aired: Jul. 03, 1957
Series Fun Facts
- Wiliam Hartnell loathed his stint on the series.
- Of the 154 episodes produced, around 50 survive. Please check your attic.
- The show's signature tune, sung by members of the cast, made an appearance in the UK charts. It stayed for nine weeks, reaching #5.