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 2, Episode 1 - Cliffhanger

Frank and Betty take to the clifftops for a picnic.

Further details

With their own car at the bottom of a river, Frank and Betty can't go away anywhere, and Betty really wants a day at the seaside. Frank is successful with a job that comes with a car, and so takes Betty out for a picnic on the clifftops. The day gets off to a good start, but events take a turn for the worst when the firm's car ends up hanging off the cliff edge, with Frank clinging to the back bumper. Their situation looks impossible to make better, until a team of rugby players come to their rescue.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 22nd November 1973
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
Guest cast
Vernon Dobtcheff Henry
Hazel Bainbridge Miss Partridge
Elissa Derwent Joan
Peter Leabourne Rugby Player
Writing team
Raymond Allen Writer
Production team
Michael Mills Director
Michael Mills Producer
Steve Samson Editor
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
Ken Starkey Production Designer
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