The exploits of a bunch of army conscripts.
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5   4   3   2   1   Unknown  
1961   1960   1959   1958   1957  

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Series cast summary:
Harry Fowler ...  Cpl. 'Flogger' Hoskins / ... 47 episodes, 1959-1960
Frank Williams ...  Capt. T.R. Pocket / ... 47 episodes, 1957-1960
Ted Lune Ted Lune ...  Pvt. Len Bone 44 episodes, 1959-1960
Alfie Bass ...  Pvt. 'Bootsie' Bisley / ... 42 episodes, 1957-1960
Bill Fraser Bill Fraser ...  CSM Claude Snudge 38 episodes, 1959-1960
Mario Fabrizi Mario Fabrizi ...  LCpl. 'Moosh' Merryweather / ... 32 episodes, 1959-1960
Geoffrey Palmer ...  Soldier / ... 20 episodes, 1959-1960
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The exploits of a bunch of army conscripts.

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Comedy

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

19 June 1957 (UK) See more »

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Granada Television See more »
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(153 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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1.33 : 1
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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. See more »

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Referenced in The Lively Arts: Whose Dr. Who (1977) See more »

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Still very much alive!
5 January 2012 | by iwarburton_2000See all my reviews

I'm happy to say that I well remember the Army Game, especially the later episodes. By that time, as the previous reviewer says, the show revolved largely round Bootsie and Snudge, which is not to say that there were no other very talented members of the cast. The personnel changed a good bit over time but one noteworthy feature was the allocation of catchphrases to cast members, rather in the manner of 'Allo 'Allo more recently. Thus, a generation grew up saying 'still, ne'er mind, eh?' in the manner of Bootsie or making Snudge-like references to a 'proper nana'. It was a great show in its time but shunting Bootsie and Snudge into a spin-off and the approaching end of National Service ensured its cancellation.


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