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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 is repeated on BBC2 on Monday at 2:15pm.

Series 2, Episode 2 - The RAF Reunion

A forthcoming RAF reunion causes Frank to have difficulties sleeping.

Broadcast details

Thursday 29th November 1973
30 minutes
15.9 million viewers

Full synopsis

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.


  1. Friday 1st June 2012 at 15.00 on Gold
  2. Saturday 2nd June 2012 at 01.30 on Gold
  3. Thursday 12th March 2015 at 15.45 on BBC2
  4. Tuesday 1st November 2016 at 14.15 on BBC2

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
Guest cast
Stuart Fell G.I.
Marc Boyle G.I.
Allan Chuntz G.I.
David Rowley Pianist
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
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
Steve Samson Editor

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