Spin-off from Dad's Army.

The war is now over and Arthur Wilson is manager of Swallows Bank.

However, peace is shattered when Bert Hodges reappears with a surprising proposition for Frank Pike.


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01The Business Proposition1983111320030819 (BBC7)
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With war over, Dad's Army veterans Wilson and Pike receive a surprise visitor. Stars John Le Mesurier. From November 1983.
With war over, Dad's Army veterans Wilson and Pike receive a surprise visitor.
With war over, Dad's Army veterans Wilson and Pike receive a surprise visitor. From 1983.
With war over and Arthur Wilson managing Swallows Bank, Bert Hodges reappears with a surprising proposition for Frank Pike.
02The Bank Loan1983112020030826 (BBC7)
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Will a visit to the pier pour cold water on the renovation plans?
Will a visit to the pier pour cold water on the renovation plans? Dad's Army spin-off with John Le Mesurier. From November 1983.
Will a visit to the pier pour cold water on the renovation plans? From November 1983.
Will a visit to the pier pour cold water on Pike and Hodges' renovation plans?
With John Le Mesurier and Ian Lavender.
Hodges and Pike have persuaded Wilson to loan them 5,000 pounds to renovate the pier at Frambourne-on-Sea.
Hodges and Pike have persuaded Wilson to loan them £5,000 to renovate the pier at Frambourne-on-Sea.
'Uncle Arthur' decides to call off the loan to Mr Hodges and Mr Pike, but will nephew Frank show a vicious streak and try blackmail?
03Who Owned The Pier?1983112720030902 (BBC7)
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An electrician's visit brings worrying news about the pier.
An electrician's visit brings worrying news about the pier. Dad's Army spin-off starring John Le Mesurier and Ian Lavender. From November 1983.
Pike and Hodges research the history of Frambourne Pier, and a visit by the electrician brings worrying news.
04Inspecting The Piles?1983120420030909 (BBC7)
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Pike and Uncle Arthur tackle a tricky situation with an inflatable dinghy.
Pike and Uncle Arthur tackle a tricky situation with an inflatable dinghy. Starring John Le Mesurier. From December 1983.
05Pike In Love1983121120030916 (BBC7)
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Mrs Pike asks Arthur to talk to her son about the birds and bees.
Mrs Pike asks Arthur to talk to her son about the birds and bees. Dad's Army spin-off stars John Le Mesurier and Ian Lavender. From December 1983.
Mrs Pike asks Arthur to talk to her son about the birds and bees. From December 1983.
Love-sick Pike can't concentrate on renovating the pier, so Uncle Arthur's called in to lecture him on the birds and the bees!
06The Friends Of Frambourne Pier1983121820030923 (BBC7)
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Pike and Hodges try enlisting volunteers to restore the pier.
Pike and Hodges try enlisting volunteers to restore the pier. Dad's Army spin-off starring Ian Lavender and Bill Pertwee. From December 1983.
Pike and Hodges try enlisting volunteers to restore the pier. Dad's Army spin-off.
Voluntary work is required if the pier is to open up again, so Pike and Hodges canvas Frambourne's populace.
07The First Meeting1984010120030930 (BBC7)
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Pike and Hodges campaign to save the pier, while Uncle Arthur upsets Mavis.
Pike and Hodges campaign to save the pier, while Uncle Arthur upsets Mavis. Dad's Army spin-off stars John Le Mesurier. From January 1984.
Pike and Hodges campaign to save the pier, while Uncle Arthur upsets Mavis. From Jan 1984.
Pike and Hodges continue their campaign to save the pier, while Uncle Arthur upsets Mavis.
08Marooned1984010820031007 (BBC7)
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A visit to the pier theatre ends in disaster for Arthur Wilson and Miss Perkins.
A visit to the pier theatre ends in disaster for Arthur Wilson and Miss Perkins. Dad's Army spin-off stars John Le Mesurier. From January 1984.
A visit to the pier theatre ends in disaster for Arthur Wilson and Miss Perkins. From 1984

A visit to Frambourne-on-Sea's Pier Theatre ends in disaster for Uncle Arthur!
A precarious visit to the pier theatre ends in disaster for Arthur Wilson.

From 1984
Stars John Le Mesurier.
From January 1984.
A visit to the pier theatre ends in disaster for Arthur Wilson and Miss Perkins in the Dad's Army spinoff
09The Fancy Dress Parade1984011520031014 (BBC7)
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The pier's costume party is going well, until Pike brings a piano. From January 1984.
The pier's costume party is going well, until Pike brings a piano. Dad's Army spin-off stars John Le Mesurier and Ian Lavender. From January 1984.
The fancy dress night in aid of the pier is going well until Mrs Pike and Miss Perkins arrive wearing the same costumes.
The fancy dress night in aid of the pier is going well until Mrs Pike and Miss Perkins arrive wearing the same costume.
The pier's fancy dress party is going well - until Pike turns up with a piano.
And there are two Cleopatras.
The pier's costume party is going well, until Pike brings a piano.
10The Builder1984012220031021 (BBC7)
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A workman's nationality reignites old hostilities for Wilson, Hodges and Pike.
A workman's nationality reignites old hostilities for Wilson, Hodges and Pike. Dad's Army spin-off stars John Le Mesurier. From August 1984.
Frank and Mr Hodges are determined to get the pier up and running.
It completely needs rebuilding.
Will they manage it?
Pike and Hodges find a builder, but old hostilities are renewed when they discover his nationality.
Wilson, Hodges and Pike meet a builder, but old hostilities erupt over his nationality.
11War Damage1984012920031028 (BBC7)
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Wilson, Pike and Hodges go to London and attempt to claim compensation for the pier.
Wilson, Pike and Hodges go to London and attempt to claim compensation for the pier. Dad's Army spin-off stars John Le Mesurier and Ian Lavender.
Wilson, Pike and Hodges take a trip to London to secure a grant for Frambourne Pier.
Pike is painting the pier.
He, Hodges & Wilson are still trying to get people to rally round the effort to rebuild the pier.
Wilson, Pike and Hodges go to London to claim war damage compensation for the pier.
Wilson, Pike and Hodges go to London and attempt to claim compensation for the pier. Stars John Le Mesurier and Ian Lavender.
12The Pin-up Girl1984020520031104 (BBC7)
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Who can be persuaded to pose for the 'What the Butler Saw' machine? Dad's Army spin-off.
Who can be persuaded to pose for the 'What the Butler Saw' machine? Dad's Army spin-off starring John Le Mesurier. From September 1984.
Pike and Hodges decide to update the photos on the 'What the Butler Saw' machine and persuade Miss Perkins to pose for them.
When the pier's 'What The Butler Saw' machine needs new photos, who can be persuaded to pose?
When the pier's 'What The Butler Saw' machine needs new photos, who could pose for them?
Who can be persuaded to pose for the 'What The Butler Saw' machine? Who can be persuaded to pose for the 'What The Butler Saw' machine?
Who can be persuaded to pose for the 'What the Butler Saw' machine?
Who can be persuaded to pose for the 'What the Butler Saw' machine? Starring John Le Mesurier. From September 1984.
13 LASTHidden Treasure1984021220031111 (BBC7)
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Signs and portents for Pike and Hodges.
Could there be hidden treasure?
Pike and Hodges call in a clairvoyant to help them locate the pier's hidden treasure.
Pike and Hodges call in a clairvoyant to help them locate the pier's rumoured booty.
Stars Ian Lavender and Betty Marsden.
Pike and Hodges call in a clairvoyant to help them locate the pier's rumoured booty. Stars Ian Lavender and Betty Marsden.
Pike and Hodges call in a clairvoyant to help them locate the pier's rumoured booty. Dad's Army spin-off stars Ian Lavender and Betty Marsden. From October 1984.
PILOTLoyal Support 20080617 (BBC7)
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Wilson managing a bank? Mainwaring needing a loan? Life post-Home Guard is oddly familiar.
Arthur Lowe's only appearance in the Dad's Army sequel due to his death.
Mainwaring asks Wilson for a bank loan.
From 1981.
Wilson managing a bank? Mainwaring in need of a loan? Life post-Home Guard is oddly familiar.
Rare pilot starring Arthur Lowe.
Pilot episode of the Dad's Army sequel - Arthur Lowe's only appearance due to his death.
The pilot episode of the Dad's Army sequel - Arthur Lowe's only appearance due to his death.
The pilot episode of the Dad's Army sequel - Arthur Lowe's only appearance due to his death. Mainwaring asks Wilson for a bank loan. From July 1981.
 

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Duration

  • 30 Minutes

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Genre

  • Sitcoms
  • Comedy
  • Entertainment & Comedy

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Programme Details

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  • Sitcoms
  • Programme ID: b0072tn6

See Also

The Friends of frambourne pier

  • AKA The View From Frambourne Pier

Trivia

  • The pilot wasn't broadcast until BBC7 arrived and included it in a Comedy Controller, after that it then became part of the BBC7 runs - though it wasn't called "Loyal Support" until 2011.
  • Oddly the photo the BBC uses for this programme is from Dad's Army.

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