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 3 - The Public Relations Course

Frank takes part in a Public Relations course.

Further details

After losing yet another position, Frank is persuaded by Betty to participate in a course in Public Relations. During the course, Frank makes a friend, Eddie, and has high hopes in bettering himself, but after breaking the electronic food dispensers in the canteen, causing a brawl in the sleeping quarters and starting an argument during a discussion which eventually causes the other attendants to walk out, Mr. Watson, the course leader, is so frustrated that he chases Frank away.

Broadcast details

Thursday 6th December 1973
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 3rd April 2012 3:40pm Gold
Friday 13th March 2015 3:45pm BBC2
Wednesday 2nd November 2016 2:15pm BBC2
Friday 10th March 2017 1:40pm Drama
Friday 10th March 2017 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 6th April 2017 1:40pm Drama
Thursday 6th April 2017 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 17th August 2017 10:00pm Yesterday
Friday 18th August 2017 3:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 10th October 2017 11:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 11th October 2017 11:20am Yesterday
Tuesday 18th September 2018 1:20pm Drama
Tuesday 18th September 2018 6:40pm Drama
Thursday 26th January 2023 6:40pm Drama
Friday 27th January 2023 12:40am Drama
Tuesday 3rd October 2023 8:00pm BBC4

Cast & crew

Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
Guest cast
James Cossins Watson
Zulema Dene Miss Gibbons
Robin Halstead Roberts
Christopher Biggins Student
Jill Damas Student
Ralph Watson Workman at Manhole
Kevin Moran Workman at manhole
David Griffith Lang
Writing team
Raymond Allen Writer
Production team
Michael Mills Director
Michael Mills Producer
Steve Samson Editor
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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