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 5 is repeated on BBC4 on Sunday 22nd December at 8pm.

Series 2, Episode 4 - Frank And Marvin

Frank is trying to make a success of his ventriloquist act, while Betty has some important news confirmed.

Further details

Frank is having a bad day after being reliefed of another job, but his mood soon changes when Betty reveals that she's pregnant, after she has it confirmed by Dr. Smedley. This prompts Frank to try and get a job at a holiday camp with his ventriloquism act, 'Frank and Marvin', and his special 'human volcano' finale.

Broadcast details

Thursday 13th December 1973
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
    Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
    Guest cast
    Anthony Woodruff Dr. Smedley
    Sydney Tafler Lockwood
    Christopher Timothy Roy
    Pamela Binns Mrs. Jones
    Julia Breck Mrs. Ford
    Charles Lamb Skipper
    Christopher Holmes Boatman
    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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