It Ain't Half Hot Mum

The BEST episodes of It Ain't Half Hot Mum

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

The comic adventures of a group of misfits who form an extremely bad concert party touring the hot and steamy jungles of Burma entertaining the troops during World War II.

Last Updated: 4/18/2022Network: BBC One
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Class of 1945
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9.50
2 votes

#1 - Class of 1945

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/14/1980

In an effort to free themselves from the Sergeant Major, the men suggest that he apply for a commission.

The Night of the Thugs
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9.00
7 votes

#2 - The Night of the Thugs

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/20/1975

The concert party take refuge from a rainstorm in a ruined temple and fall victim to a fanatical native sect.

Directors: David Croft
Puddings from Heaven
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9.00
3 votes

#3 - Puddings from Heaven

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/15/1977

When the men discover a way to get food dropped illegally, they get into trouble. The food (puddings) were meant for some senior officers.

Directors: David Croft, Ray Butt
Star Commandos
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9.00
3 votes

#4 - Star Commandos

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/21/1980

The Concert Party travels to the front.

Forbidden Fruits
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8.86
7 votes

#5 - Forbidden Fruits

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/6/1975

When the army runs out of "that stuff they put in our tea" the men cannot stop thinking about women. Colonel Reynolds tries to see Mrs Waddilove-Evans when her husband is not home.

Directors: David Croft
Mind My Maharajah
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8.86
7 votes

#6 - Mind My Maharajah

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/9/1976

The concert party is sent to the palace of the Maharajah of Bharatpur to protect him.

Directors: Graeme Muir
Cabaret Time
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8.83
6 votes

#7 - Cabaret Time

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/23/1975

A performance in the Kama Sutra Club gets the concert party and the Battery Sergeant Major into trouble.

Directors: David Croft
Down in the Jungle
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8.75
8 votes

#8 - Down in the Jungle

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/9/1975

The concert party's plane makes a crash landing, and the men realise they could be behind enemy lines.

The Last Roll Call
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8.75
4 votes

#9 - The Last Roll Call

Season 8 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/3/1981

The men reach England and prepare for demobilisation.

The Superstar
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8.67
3 votes

#10 - The Superstar

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/22/1977

The Concert Party members are made to feel redundant when a talented new arrival steals the limelight.

Directors: David Croft, Ray Butt
The Curse of the Sadhu
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8.60
10 votes

#11 - The Curse of the Sadhu

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/30/1975

Sergeant Williams tempts the wrath of the gods by ejecting a revered holy man from the parade ground.

Directors: David Croft
Ticket to Blighty
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8.60
5 votes

#12 - Ticket to Blighty

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/23/1976

Bombardier Beaumont tries different ways to get sent home.

Directors: David Croft
Monsoon Madness
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8.50
6 votes

#13 - Monsoon Madness

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/2/1976

When the Sergeant-Major makes the Concert party perform fatigues to be ready for the arrival of the monsoon, Lofty goes mad and vows to kill the Sergeant-Major.

We Are Not Amused
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8.50
4 votes

#14 - We Are Not Amused

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/14/1976

A pageant, written by Captain Ashwood, might offend the Indian assistant to the District Officer.

The Pay-Off
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8.50
4 votes

#15 - The Pay-Off

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/8/1977

The men of the Royal Artillery Concert Party put on a show for Burmese bandits.

Directors: David Croft, Ray Butt
The Stars Look Down
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8.50
6 votes

#16 - The Stars Look Down

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/23/1978

The men from the Concert Party get to act in an American war movie, but can they stomach the American view of the war?

Directors: Phil Bishop
Lead Kindly Light
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8.50
4 votes

#17 - Lead Kindly Light

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/20/1978

To ensure the very existence of the Concert Party the artists have to impress the area commander.

Caught Short
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8.50
4 votes

#18 - Caught Short

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/27/1978

With money missing from the petty cash, it falls on Captain Ashwood to solve the crime.

The Guinea Pigs
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8.50
4 votes

#19 - The Guinea Pigs

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/24/1980

The Concert Party are roped into testing a new anti-malaria drug.

Dog in the Manger
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8.50
4 votes

#20 - Dog in the Manger

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/31/1980

Captain Ashwood falls victim to unwanted attention from a female officer.

The Great Broadcast
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8.50
4 votes

#21 - The Great Broadcast

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/7/1980

The men get a chance to perform on Forces Radio.

Gloria's Finest Hour
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8.50
4 votes

#22 - Gloria's Finest Hour

Season 8 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/23/1981

A head injury changes Beaumont's personality, turning him into a fighting machine.

The Long Road Home
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8.50
4 votes

#23 - The Long Road Home

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/27/1981

It's time for the men from the Concert Party to start the return journey to Britain. Everyone is supposed to have injections before setting off. The vaccine runs out before Lofty gets his jabs, so he has to stay behind when the others begin their journey. A new batch of vaccine turns up after the others have left, so Lofty is given his injections and, accompanied by the Char Wallah, he sets off to try to catch up with the main evacuation party.

Don't Take the Micky
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8.44
9 votes

#24 - Don't Take the Micky

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/6/1976

Sergeant Major Williams tries to break up the concert party by promoting Gunner Graham.

Directors: Graeme Muir
Bang Goes the Maharajah
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8.43
7 votes

#25 - Bang Goes the Maharajah

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/16/1976

The concert party try to stop the attempts on the life of the Maharajah of Bharatpur.

Directors: Graeme Muir