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
    William Symon Editor
    Bryan Ellis Production Designer
    Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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