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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em 

Accident-prone Frank Spencer fails to navigate the simplest tasks of daily life, while also trying to look after his wife and baby.
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2016   1978   1975   1974   1973  
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Michael Crawford ...  Frank Spencer 23 episodes, 1973-2016
Michele Dotrice ...  Betty Spencer 23 episodes, 1973-2016
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Storyline

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 Mike Konczewski

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...starring Michael Crawford like you've never seen him before. See more »

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UK

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English

Release Date:

15 February 1973 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Anyám büszke lehet See more »

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Runtime:

(22 episodes)

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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In 2016, Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice returned as Frank and Betty for the first time in 38 years for Sports Relief. Which Frank and Betty attend Jessica's cycle race. See more »

Goofs

Christmas '75 - Learning to Drive (special episode). When Frank is taking his driving test in the Hillman Imp, he is driving slowly down a narrow and winding road. He is being followed by the green van, flashing its lights at him, and as the van turns off Frank hears a train hoot, then drives round the barriers at a level crossing. The terrain suddenly changes from a narrow road in the hills, to a wide road on flat land. Then while Frank is driving to the sea, he passes the same parked brown Vauxhall Victor twice. See more »

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What a crazy show!!!!!
13 February 1999 | by Bobby-27See all my reviews

I have only been viewing this series for a few weeks. I am addicted to them, They are just crazy, Mad. I thought Peter Sellars was the best comic in the U.K., but Michael is fantastic. Then I found out HE was THE Michael Crawford/Phantom of the Opera STAR. I can't believe the two are the same. We are talking about two ends of the spectrum of talent. I am a fan for life. I am going to scarf up as many videos as I can. Are the Brits just so talented or are they using mirrors or something? What great entertainment!!!!


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