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 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

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