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 3, Episode 1 - Moving House

Frank and Betty move house.

Further details

The Spencers are prompted to move house when their old one is set to collapse, which it does as soon as the removal van turns the corner. The furniture ends up all over the road and Frank lands in a barrel of hot tar, thanks to the not-very-careful van driver. At the new house, none of the amenities appear to be working, so Frank goes in search of a telephone, and later causes trouble to flare up with his new neighbours, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis, after destroying their bedroom following an attempt to fix the water tank.

Broadcast details

Saturday 11th November 1978
35 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
    Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
    Jessica Forte Jessica
    Guest cast
    Glynn Edwards Mr. Lewis
    Glyn Houston Mr. Wright
    Milton Johns Mr. Denham
    Jean Boht Mrs. Lewis
    Michael Redfern Bill
    Babar Bhatti Mr. Singh
    Andrew Lane TV Engineer
    Steve Ismay Telephone Engineer
    Royston Tickner Jack
    Writing team
    Raymond Allen Writer
    Michael Crawford Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Sydney Lotterby Director
    Sydney Lotterby Producer
    Mike Robotham Editor
    John Sillitto Editor
    Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
    Richard Morris Production Designer

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