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 3, Episode 4 - Men As Women

Frank is awaiting the arrival of his grandfather from Australia.

Further details

Frank and Betty recieve a letter from Frank's grandfather in Australia, saying he will be visitng them soon. Meanwhile, the Spencer's doctor, Dr. Mender, is about to appear in the hospital's production of Cinderella, so whe Jessica swallows a jubilee coin by accident, he has to dress into his costume at the Spencer's house, and causes Frank and Betty to think the worst. Later, when Grandpa Spencer arrives, Frank welcomes him dressed in a most eye-opening outfit.

Broadcast details

Saturday 2nd December 1978
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
Guest cast
Glynn Edwards Mr. Lewis
Roger Kemp Dr. Hutchings
Bunny May Postman
Derek Farr Dr. Mender
Dick Bentley Grandad
Linda James Receptionist
Johnny Allan Mr. Hollis
Norman Hartley Demolition Man
Writing team
Raymond Allen Writer
Michael Crawford Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
Mike Robotham Editor
Graham Sisson Editor
Andrew Howe-Davies Production Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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