Mother and Son (1984–1994)

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Arthur Beare is a 40 something son still living at home taking care of his senile mother Maggie. However no matter what he does he cannot seem to get ahead and is always coming unstuck, ... See full summary »

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Ruth Cracknell ...
 Maggie Beare (42 episodes, 1984-1994)
Garry McDonald ...
 Arthur Beare (42 episodes, 1984-1994)
Henri Szeps ...
 Robert Beare (38 episodes, 1984-1994)
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 Liz Beare (18 episodes, 1984-1994)
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Arthur Beare is a 40 something son still living at home taking care of his senile mother Maggie. However no matter what he does he cannot seem to get ahead and is always coming unstuck, where Robert cannot put a foot wrong in his mothers eyes, where all he is after is his mothers hidden money. Written by Graham Wilson Jr <diex@suburbia.net>

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Remade as Pas på mor (1998) See more »

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A great comedy
13 May 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I watched this when I was young and it was one of the best comedies i'd seen. Its got wit and its well directed with a great cast. Sadly, Ruth Cracknell who played Maggie died of Respiratory complications on the 13th of May, in Australia, just last night. A great actress who'll be remembered for a long time.

Rest in peace, Ruth.


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