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

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1973 - 2016
  • 22 episodes (3 series)

Accident-prone Frank Spencer creates havoc wherever he goes; wife Betty can only stand by and watch as he ruins everything. Stars Michael Crawford, Michele Dotrice and Jessica Forte.

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Series 2, Episode 2 - The RAF Reunion

A forthcoming RAF reunion causes Frank to have difficulties sleeping.

Further details

Frank is excited about an impending RAF reunion. He goes dressed in his special RAF socks and service braces. Many aspects of Frank's uniform days are seen in flashbacks, including his air-crew medical and an unforgettable aptitude test.

Broadcast details

Thursday 29th November 1973
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 1st June 2012 3:00pm Gold
Saturday 2nd June 2012 1:30am Gold
Thursday 12th March 2015 3:45pm BBC2
Tuesday 1st November 2016 2:15pm BBC2
Thursday 9th March 2017 1:40pm Drama
Thursday 9th March 2017 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 5th April 2017 1:40pm Drama
Wednesday 5th April 2017 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 10th August 2017 11:20pm Yesterday
Friday 11th August 2017 4:20pm Yesterday
Monday 9th October 2017 11:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 10th October 2017 11:20am Yesterday
Thursday 26th July 2018 11:40pm Yesterday
Monday 17th September 2018 1:20pm Drama
Monday 17th September 2018 6:40pm Drama
Wednesday 25th January 2023 6:40pm Drama
Thursday 26th January 2023 12:40am Drama
Tuesday 26th September 2023 8:30pm BBC4
Sunday 1st October 2023 1:30am BBC4

Cast & crew

Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
Guest cast
Stuart Fell G.I.
Marc Boyle G.I.
Alan Chuntz (as Allan Chuntz) G.I.
Desmond Llewelyn Air Commodore Drew
Norman Shelley Group Captain Firth
John Pollendine Harris
Roger Dene Roberts
Leonard Gregory Horace
Richard Eden Airman in Billet
Mark Allington Airman in Billet
Michael Reeves Airman in Billet
Chris Sullivan Christie
David Quilter Pilot Officer Baker
Blain Fairman Flight Sergeant
Michael Gwynn Wing Commander Day
Kenneth Watson Orderly
Robert Sansom (as Robert Samsom) Carter
Ben Aris Brown
Richard Blomfield Hayward
Richard McNeff Squadron Leader
Fulton Mackay Fowler
Writing team
Raymond Allen Writer
Production team
Michael Mills Director
Michael Mills Producer
Steve Samson Editor
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
David Rowley Pianist

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