Whilst would-be killer Andrew Newton is caught, claiming that he was hired by persons unknown, Norman persists in his accusations that Jeremy employed him and has their love letters published, forcing Jeremy's resignation. Jeremy also loses his seat at the general election and is charged with conspiracy to murder. He is defended by the unconventional George Carman, who refuses to let him testify and fiercely attacks prosecution witness Peter Bessell and Norman himself. A summing up by a less than impartial judge also contributes to the jury's verdict though for the triumphant party it may be seen as a Pyrrhic victory.
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Did You Know?
The heated, affecting speech Norman gives in the courtroom in Episode 3 was an example of dramatic license, but series creatives have said that the dialogue was very much written in the spirit of Norman Scott
's real-life statements. See more
The light effects in the discotheque Norman visits the night before he witnesses wouldn't have existed in those days. See more
[George Carman is questioning Norman Scott in court
George Carman Q.C.
Mr Scott, I want to ask about what I suspect are a number of discrepancies in your statements concerning your night at Ursula Thorpe's house. To the police in December 1962, you said "I am almost certain that his penis did not go into my anus", but now you are claiming that penetration did take place, to the extent that you bit the pillow.
Well, that's easy. I didn't mention it in 1962 because buggery was illegal then. I would have been ...
References Dad's Army
Knock on Wood
Written by Eddie Floyd & Stephen Lee
Performed by Amii Stewart See more