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That’s My Boy (ITV 1981-1986, Mollie Sugden, Christopher Blake)

That's My Boy ITV Mollie Sugden

Sitcom That’s My Boy was Mollie Sugden’s biggest hit outside of Are You Being Served. Mollie played Ida Willis who takes a job as housekeeper to your doctor Robert Price only to discover that he is the son she had adopted.

production details
UK / ITV – Yorkshire TV / 37×25 minute episodes / Broadcast Broadcast 23 October 1981 – 4 April 1986 Five seasons + 2 Specials

Writers: Pam Valentine, Michael Ashton / Music: Dennis Wilson / Producer: Graeme Muir

cast
Mollie Sugden as Ida Willis
Christopher Blake as Dr Robert Price
Jennifer Lonsdale as Angie Price
Clare Richards as Mrs Price (Series 1-4)
Harold Goodwin as Wilfred Willis
Deddie Davies as Miss Parfitt (Series 4-5)

That's My Boy ITV Mollie Sugden

THE EPISODES
SEASON ONE 23 October – 27 November 1981
1. LIVE AS FAMILY (23 Oct 81)
2. SETTLING IN (30 Oct 81)
3. HAPPY BIRTHDAYS, ROBERT (6 Nov 81)
4. IS IT CATCHING? (13 Nov 81)
5. DRIVEN APART (20 Nov 81)
6. THINK THIN (27 Nov 81)

SEASON TWO 7 January – 25 February 1983
1. ONLY WHEN IT HURTS (7 Jan 83)
2. WAKEY WAKEY (14 Jan 83)
3. A HOLIDAY ROMANCE (21 Jan 83)
4. A BRUSH WITH THE LAW (28 Jan 83)
5. DOWN UNDER (4 Feb 83)
6. TO CATCH A THIEF (11 Feb 83)
7. “GO JUMP IN THE FOUNTAIN” (18 Feb 83)
8. INVITATION TO A WEDDING (25 Feb 83)

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
1. COLD TURKEY (23 December 1983)

SEASON THREE 27 April – 8 June 1984
1. WHERE THERE’S A WILL (27 Apr 84)
2. BABY BLUES (4 May 84)
3. THE BIG NIGHT OUT (11 May 84)
4. LIGHT AND SHADE (18 May 84)
5. UNFAIR DISMISSAL (25 May 84)
6. DIRTY LINEN (1 Jun 84)
7. RING IF YOU NEED ME (8 Jun 84)

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
1. LITTLE DONKEY (28 December 1984)

SEASON FOUR 18 January – 8 March 1985
1. MOVING OUT (18 Jan 85)
2. MOVING IN (25 Jan 85)
3. WHAT SEEMS TO BE THE TROUBLE? (1 Feb 85)
4. FRIENDSHIP VIEW MARRIAGE (8 Feb 85)
5. HELLO YOUNG MOTHERS (15 Feb 85)
6. THE PHANTOM OF THE FARMYARD (22 Feb 85)
7. SURPRISE SURPRISE (8 Mar 85)

SEASON FIVE 21 February – 4 April 1985
1. DIGGING IN (21 Feb 86)
2. DRUGS ON THE MARKET (28 Feb 86)
3. JEZEBEL (7 Mar 86)
4. SOMETHING TO LOVE (14 Mar 86)
5. THE BYPASS (21 Mar 86)
6. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY (28 Mar 86)
7. TWO LONELY PEOPLE (4 Apr 86)





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