Mrs. Brown's Boys. Image shows from L to R: Buster Brady (Danny O'Carroll), Grandad Brown (Dermot O'Neill), Dino Doyle (Gary Hollywood), Rory Brown (Rory Cowan), Cathy Brown (Jennifer Gibney), Mark Brown (Pat Shields), Betty Brown (Amanda Woods), Winnie McGoogan (Eilish O'Carroll), Dermot Brown (Paddy Houlihan), Agnes Brown (Brendan O'Carroll), Maria Nicholson / Brown (Fiona O'Carroll). Copyright: BBC / BocPix.

Mrs. Brown's Boys

BBC One sitcom starring Brendan O'Carroll. 38 episodes (3 series), 2011 - 2020. Stars Brendan O'Carroll, Jennifer Gibney, Paddy Houlihan, Rory Cowan and others.

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Series 3, Episode 1 - Mammy's Spell

The family celebrate the baptism of Dermot and Maria's triplets with a party, and the hypnotist puts Agnes and Winnie under his spell.

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Mrs. Brown's Boys. Image shows from L to R: Hypnotist (Derek Mooney), Winnie McGoogan (Eilish O'Carroll). Copyright: BBC / BocPix.

The Brown family are celebrating the christening of Dermot and Maria's triplets. As a treat, Maria's mother Hillary has thrown the couple a party in Foley's and hired a hypnotist to provide the entertainment.

The hypnotist uses key words to enchant his volunteers into behaving very strangely. But when they wake up from hypnosis the volunteers have no memory of their behaviour. Unbeknownst to Agnes and Winnie, the hypnotist has them both under his spell!

After an evening drinking champagne at the Nicholson's house, Cathy comes home raving about Mrs Nicholson's kitchen. A miffed Agnes isn't impressed, but when her own kitchen starts to fall apart, she finally accepts that it could probably do with a bit of an update.

Agnes decides to ask carpenter son Mark to do the kitchen renovations, whilst Dermot has an unusual job offer for Mark's wife Betty. However, Mark and Betty have other things on their mind: Mark's been made redundant, so he, Betty and their son Bono have decided to move to Australia.

A clearly heartbroken Agnes takes the news in her stride, but there's one person who refuses to keep his feelings hidden: her grandson Bono. However, after realising that Agnes is still hypnotised, Cathy knows exactly how to cheer Bono up. But when Father Damien pops in to offer Agnes counselling, he is unaware that she is still under the hypnotist's spell...

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 1st January 2013
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Brendan O'Carroll Agnes Brown
Jennifer Gibney Cathy Brown
Paddy Houlihan Dermot Brown
Rory Cowan Rory Brown
Pat Shields (as Pat 'Pepsi' Shields) Mark Brown
Eilish O'Carroll Winnie McGoogan
Danny O'Carroll Buster Brady
Fiona O'Carroll Maria Nicholson / Brown
Amanda Woods Betty Brown
Dermot O'Neill Grandad Brown
Susie Blake Hillary Nicholson
Conor Moloney Father Damien
Fiona Gibney Sharon McGoogan
Guest cast
Jamie O'Carroll Bono Brown
Derek Mooney Hypnotist
Mike Nolan Mr Foley
Writing team
Brendan O'Carroll Writer
Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
Production team
Ben Kellett Director
Stephen McCrum Producer
Martin Delany Producer
Justin Healy Executive Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Ewan Angus Executive Producer

Videos

Mrs Brown Barks

After being hypnotised, Mrs Brown believes she's a dog every time she hears the trigger word 'triplets'.

Featuring: Brendan O'Carroll (Agnes Brown), Jennifer Gibney (Cathy Brown), Rory Cowan (Rory Brown), Eilish O'Carroll (Winnie McGoogan).

Mrs Brown Does a Striptease

After being hypnotised, Mrs Brown believes she is a stripper every time she hears the trigger word 'baptism'.

Featuring: Brendan O'Carroll (Agnes Brown), Jennifer Gibney (Cathy Brown), Conor Moloney (Father Damien), Fiona Gibney (Sharon McGoogan).

Mrs Brown Meets Ken and Barbie

Mrs Brown invites Ken and Barbie to have a cup of tea.

Featuring: Brendan O'Carroll (Agnes Brown), Paddy Houlihan (Dermot Brown), Danny O'Carroll (Buster Brady).

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