Because Frank passed out in the only fatherhood class he attended, after one minute of the 'dirty film', Betty takes him along to a cousin's daughters, who only enjoy his inadvertent monkey-business,...
Classic 1960s British comedy series about a middle aged man and his elderly father who run an unsuccessful 'rag and bone' business (collecting and selling junk). Harold (the son) wants to ... See full summary »
Harry H. Corbett,
Long running BBC comedy show consisting of sketches and humourous musical routines involving the large Ronnie Barker and the small Ronnie Corbett. Most sketches involved both men, but ... See full summary »
The Fred Tomlinson Singers
Arkwright is a tight-fisted shop owner in Doncaster, who will stop at nothing to keep his profits high and his overheads low, even if this means harassing his nephew Granville. Arkwright's ... See full summary »
Terry and Bob from The Likely Lads (1964) continue their life after Terry arrives home from serving in the Army to discover that Bob is about to marry his girlfriend Thelma. Can Thelma lead... See full summary »
BBC Television comedy detailing the fortunes of Reginald Iolanthe Perrin. Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own ... See full summary »
The adventures of two "likely lads" ostensibly set in the North East of England (but filmed in Willesden Junction, London). Terry and Bob have been friends since childhood. Bob is the ... See full summary »
Frank Spencer is more than just a complete klutz. Everything he touches falls apart, and he can't keep a job for more than a day. The only thing that keeps him going is his long-suffering wife Betty, who somehow manages to cope with his disaster-prone life-style. Written by
The rhythm of the theme tune is based on the words "Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em" (minus the apostrophes) written in Morse Code. See more »
Cliffhanger (Series 2). When Frank is climbing over the front of the car to get to the boot a rope is visible through the rear window that is clearly holding the car or holding Frank in some way. See more »
Entertaining British Comedy from the 70s. I have two of the series on DVD. Frank's character can get frustrating at times and it is something the viewer just has to get used to. Some of his stunts were very impressive indeed. Michele Dotrice is amazing with her unflappability ! One of the best is where Frank has to act in a play. Certainly one of the better comedies of the seventies and anyway a cut above all the rubbish comedy ( if you can call it comedy ) nowadays !
7 of 8 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?