That's My Boy (1981–1986)

TV Series   |    |  Comedy

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Ida Willis goes to her employment agency, only to find herself with a new job, for her son Shane she gave up for adoption years ago. This series shows how Molly gave up her son - and the miracle of fate bringing them back together.




  • Jennifer Lonsdale in That's My Boy (1981)
  • Harold Goodwin in That's My Boy (1981)
  • Carol Hawkins in That's My Boy (1981)
  • Carol Hawkins in That's My Boy (1981)
  • Jennifer Lonsdale and Mollie Sugden in That's My Boy (1981)
  • Carol Hawkins in That's My Boy (1981)

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24 March 2002 | lisado
Lots of Sit, Little Com
This Mollie Sugden vehicle is based on the less-than-hilarious premise of a woman coincidentally being sent to work as a domestic for the son she gave up for adoption 28 years before and lives up to its promise. Though Ms. Sugden continues her crusty broad persona that was used to riotous effect on "Are You Being Served," and Jennifer Lonsdale is an appealing presence as her newly discovered daughter-in-law, the show falls terribly flat. The character of her son, Robert, is quite badly realized, though Christopher Blake makes a game try with the little he's given. None of this character's reactions seem realistic in the least, regardless of which mother he's treating boorishly. I've seen the first three episodes and have no desire to see more. The 483rd viewing of any of the hijinks on the floor of Grace Brothers provides more laughs than this mirthless exercise.

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23 October 1981



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