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 6 - The Baby Arrives

The Spencer's baby daughter, Jessica, is born.

Further details

With their baby due in the next week, Frank is taking every precaution with Betty, but Dr. Boyde, a doctor at the hospital, is hoping he isn't around when the Spencer baby arrives, and Frank wants to be present at the birth. When Betty does go into labour, Frank's planned routine doesn't go according to plan, but there's an addition to the Spencer family - little Jessica.


This episode is also known as Jessica's Birth.

Broadcast details

Thursday 27th December 1973
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
Guest cast
Anthony Woodruff Dr. Smedley
John D. Collins Dr. Boyde
Eric Francis Hospital Porter
Alison Coleridge Nurse Moore
Diane Holland Receptionist
Richard Caldicot Sir John Gifford
Cyril Luckham Father O'Hara
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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