Man About The House. Image shows from L to R: Chrissy Plummer (Paula Wilcox), Robin Tripp (Richard O'Sullivan), Jo (Sally Thomsett). Copyright: Thames Television
Man About The House

Man About The House

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1973 - 1976
  • 39 episodes (6 series)

When Chrissy and Jo search for a third tenant to help pay the rent, they intend on finding another female. But then they meet young Robin Tripp. Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Paula Wilcox, Sally Thomsett, Yootha Joyce, Brian Murphy and Doug Fisher

Episode menu

Series 5, Episode 6 - Come Fly With Me

George has bought Mildred a new female budgie as company for their male, and asks Robin, Chrissy and Jo to look after it for the evening. Meanwhile, Chrissy has a pair of Frank Sinatra tickets to give away and she intends to make Robin work for them.

Broadcast details

Thursday 9th October 1975
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 11th December 2012 5:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 12th December 2012 10:00am ITV3
Friday 20th December 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 6th January 2014 4:35pm ITV3
Friday 3rd July 2015 1:50am ITV3
Tuesday 16th February 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Wednesday 17th February 2016 6:00am ITV3
Monday 25th July 2016 5:15pm ITV3
Saturday 30th July 2016 4:35am ITV3
Tuesday 15th November 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Wednesday 16th November 2016 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 18th July 2017 4:15pm ITV3
Wednesday 19th July 2017 6:00am ITV3
Wednesday 20th November 2019 10:05am ITV3
Tuesday 28th January 2020 9:55am ITV3
Monday 30th March 2020 9:30am ITV3
Friday 19th June 2020 10:05am ITV3
Friday 16th October 2020 9:00am ITV3
Thursday 22nd October 2020 1:40am ITV3
Thursday 18th March 2021 10:05am ITV3
Tuesday 6th July 2021 9:50am ITV3
Tuesday 6th July 2021 3:55pm ITV3
Friday 8th October 2021 9:10am ITV3
Thursday 4th November 2021 8:05am ITV3
Thursday 24th March 2022 9:10am ITV3
Tuesday 9th August 2022 3:45pm ITV3
Monday 15th August 2022 2:10am ITV3
Monday 19th December 2022 8:05am ITV3
Tuesday 20th December 2022 5:20am ITV3
Monday 27th March 2023 8:35am ITV3
Wednesday 29th March 2023 1:45am ITV3

Cast & crew

Richard O'Sullivan Robin Tripp
Paula Wilcox Chrissy Plummer
Sally Thomsett Jo
Yootha Joyce Mildred Roper
Brian Murphy George Roper
Doug Fisher Larry Simmonds
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
Peter Frazer-Jones Director
Peter Frazer-Jones Producer
Alex Macintyre Production Designer

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