|The Making of Private Pike|
|Series 9, Episode 2|
|Air Date||9th October 1977|
|Written by||Jimmy Perry and David Croft|
|Original Audience Figures||Unknown|
|Previous episode||Wake-Up Walmington|
|Next episode||Knights of Madness|
|List of episodes|
Finally, Mainwaring has his own staff car. Pike, still heady from his raspberryade binge, borrows it to drive his new girlfriend (who just happens to be Hodges' niece...) to the cinema in Eastgate. On the way back and nine miles from Walmington, the car runs out of petrol, leading to a very difficult situation for the young private...
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- The staff car used in this episode is now on display in the Bressingham Steam Museum along with many other vehicles used in the series.