That's My Boy!. Jimmy (Jimmy Clitheroe). Copyright: ABC Television.

That's My Boy!

ITV sitcom about a schoolboy. 7 episodes (1 series) in 1963. Stars Jimmy Clitheroe, Deryck Guyler, June Monkhouse, Vicky Harrington and Gordon Rollings.

Series 1

1. Strictly For The Birds

First broadcast: Sunday 10th November 1963

Jimmy creates havoc at home when he goes out to get a budgerigar and returns with a goose. Further complications arise when his father invites a fellow business owner for dinner to smooth out a potentially lucrative contract.

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2. The Reluctant Page

First broadcast: Sunday 17th November 1963

Bert's sister is to be married, and - knowing no other boys of the right age - Jimmy is asked to be page boy. His mother is quick to accept on his behalf, but he's horrified when he sees the traditional page's outfit he must wear!

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3. Who's Who?

First broadcast: Sunday 24th November 1963

Jimmy desire to go on a camping trip causes ructions when Bert, who had promised to escort him, announces he needs to go to London in search of a new job.

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4. A Quiet Evening Out

First broadcast: Sunday 1st December 1963

Whilst his parents attend the annual builders' industry dinner-dance, Jimmy is allowed to stay at home and invite a friend around to stay the night. When Mr Clitheroe calls Bert out a late-night errand, a serious misunderstanding unfurls!

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5. To View Or Not To View

First broadcast: Sunday 8th December 1963

George instigates a week's television detox for the whole family - something absolutely no one is keen on. One disastrous dinner party and a bath-time mishap later, and it seems unlikely an experiment that'll be repeated.

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6. It's A Plant

First broadcast: Sunday 15th December 1963

Jimmy and his father get in a terrible muddle over an apparent confession over some vandalism in the local park. The police are quick to become involved, not least when Jimmy calls for their help!

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7. An Unnatural Break

First broadcast: Sunday 22nd December 1963

Jimmy's finding there's too much week left at the end of his pocket money; and his mother has ambitions for him to become a child acting star. Could the latter prove a solution to the former?

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