Based on the first of seven war memoirs by comedy legend Spike Milligan, this quirky comedy follows young Spike's (Jim Dale) experiences in the British Army during World War II. After being called up for service, Spike winds up in an artillery outfit where he and his fellow soldiers face both the humor and horrors of combat. Arthur Lowe, Bill Maynard, Tony Selby co-star, with the real-life Milligan appearing as Spike's father. 103 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English.