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WikiProject Dad's Army
General information (edit · changes)
Things you can do (edit)
  1. Restore the main Dad's Army page to Good Article status.
  2. Improve individual episode articles with real-world references.
  3. Improve "list of Dad's Army characters" to avoid unreferenced statements.

TV episode[edit]

"Example TV episode"
Dad's Army episode
Episode no. Series 0
Episode 000
Directed by David Croft
Story by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
Produced by David Croft
Original air date 01/01/2000 12:00am
(recorded 01/01/2000)
Running time 30 minutes
Episode chronology
← Previous
"n/a"
Next →
"Example TV Episode 2"

The above infobox should be filled in with all the information that is required, this may include doing a small amount of research for some the fields. Viewing figures is currently the field that most people have trouble finding out.

In this area there should be a brief description of the episode, stating which series the episode came from, which episode it is, etc. For example:

Example TV episode is the first episode of the 0 series of the British comedy series Dad's Army that was originally transmitted on the 1 January 2000.

Synopsis[edit]

Here there should be basic overview of the episode. It should give a brief description of what happens in the episode. Like the blurb you get on the back of a book or on the of a DVD case. It should be no more than two sentences long.

Plot[edit]

Here there should be a more detailed description of the episode. This tells the reader what happens in the episode in a lot of detail, but does not include minor happenings in the episode.

Notes[edit]

In the notes section there should be facts about the episode, which, if required, should be referenced. It could also included trivia. For example:

  1. This episode was meant to be broadcast on the 31 December 1999.
  2. The original name for this episode was Example TV episode 1. [1]

Cast[edit]

Cast Characters
Example actor Example character

Radio episode[edit]

"Example Radio Episode"
Dad's Army episode
Episode no. Series 0
Episode 000
Story by Harold Snoad and Michael Knowles
Produced by John Dyas
Original air date 01/01/2000 12.00am
(recorded 01/01/2000)
Running time 30 minutes
Episode chronology
← Previous
"n/a"
Next →
"Episode Radio Example 2"

The above infobox should be filled in with ll the information that is required, this may include doing a small amount of research for some the fields. Viewing figures is currently the field that most people have trouble finding out.

In this area there should be a brief description of the episode, stating which series the episode came from, which episode it is, etc. For example:

Example Radio episode is the first episode of the 0 series of the British radio comedy series Dad's Army that was originally transmitted on the 1 January 2000.

Version 1 There are two versions of how the radio episode section might look the first is like the above the TV episode, it includes a synopsis and plot. This only applies to radio episodes whose plot is very different to that of the TV plot.

Synopsis[edit]

Here there should be basic overview of the episode. It should give a brief description of what happens in the episode. Like the blurb you get on the back of a book or on the of a DVD case. It should be no more than two sentences long.

Plot[edit]

Here there should be a more detailed description of the episode. This tells the reader what happens in the episode in a lot of detail, but does not include minor happenings in the episode.

Version 2 This version is just one section that describes the main differences between very similar plots.

Differences better the TV and Radio episodes[edit]

A list of differences should be listed here.

  1. The first scene includes an outside part in the TV episode.

Versions end

Notes[edit]

In the notes section there should be facts about the episode, which, if required, should be referenced. It could also included trivia. For example:

  1. This radio episode had a different name to the TV episode because the writers thought it was better. [2]

Cast[edit]

Cast Characters
Example actor Example character

References[edit]

  1. ^ A website. A book. etc.
  2. ^ A website. A book. etc.

If the page doesn't have a plot, a complete cast list or something similar then please add a stub.