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 5 - King Of The Road

Frank ends up in court after some trouble arrises whilst working a as a despatch rider.

Further details

Frank is working for Mr. Hunt as a despatch rider, delivering photographs, but loses control of his motorbike when the throttle gets stuck. He later ends up in court after the polaroids turn out to be different to what Frank originally thought.


This episode is also known as Motorbike.

Broadcast details

Saturday 9th December 1978
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
Guest cast
Derek Farr Dr. Mender
Bernard Gallagher Detective Sergeant Lang
Geoffrey Chater Mr. Whittle
Derek Newark Mr. Hunt
John Harvey JP Hawkins
Ellis Dale Clerk of the Court
Patrick McAlinney Father O'Hara
David Ryall Mr. Rumford
Peter Hughes Group Captain Lacey
Gretchen Franklin Mrs. Welch
Graham Ashley Mr. Stewart
Brian Hawksley Ellis
Richard Seager Policeman
Writing team
Raymond Allen Writer
Michael Crawford Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer

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