Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em. Frank Spencer (Michael Crawford). Copyright: BBC.

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

BBC One sitcom about an accident-prone man. 22 episodes (3 series), 1973 - 2016. Stars Michael Crawford, Michele Dotrice and Jessica Forte.

Series 1, Episode 7 - The Employment Exchange

Unlucky-in-work Frank has job trouble.

Further details

Having lost his latest job as a window cleaner, Frank ends up back at the employment exchange, where new manager Mr. Bradshaw insists that he can be employed. Bradshaw takes Frank on as an empolyee around the building, but soon beings to regret it when he manages to cause mayhem concerning the fire distinguisher, ruins a spool of tape and blows up a very rare and expensive computer system.


This episode is also known as The Labour Exchange.

Broadcast details

Thursday 29th March 1973
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
Guest cast
George A. Cooper Bradshaw
Edward Hardwicke Hooper
Dorothy Frere Mrs. Dobson
Geoffrey Adams Clergyman
Jack Watson George
Jay Neill Jack
Peter Wickham Policeman
Derek Ware Window Cleaner
John Witty Computer Voice
Roland MacLeod Man at Van
Writing team
Raymond Allen Writer
Production team
Michael Mills Director
Michael Mills Producer

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