Adopted at birth, Doctor Robert Price is in for the mother of all dilemmas when his domineering new housekeeper turns out to be his real-life mother! She soon locks horns with his upper-class adoptive mother and his model wife as she tries to make up for lost time, asserting herself and getting everyone muddled up in the process. In a role especially written for her, the one and only Mollie Sugden (ARE YOU BEING SERVED?) turned THATGÇÖS MY BOY into a ratings winner. Such was her popularity, the opening episode attracted 14.4 million viewers in the U.K. and went on to five successful series. Available for the first time, this five disc set includes the complete series of THAT'S MY BOY, including two bonus Christmas Specials. DISC 1 SERIES 1 1. Live As Family: When Dr. Robert Priceand his attractive wife Angie hired Ida Willis as their housekeeper, little did they realise she was his long-lost mother, determined to make up for lost time. 2. Settling In: Ida is settling in as housekeeper to the Price family in spite of RobertGÇÖs resistance. But her happiness is soon to be somewhat blighted. 3. Happy BirthdayGÇÖs Robert: Much to his irritation, Ida insists that RobertGÇÖs birthday is in June. Who should know better than she? 4. Is it Catching?: When Ida reluctantly agrees to look after a newborn baby, little does she suspect exactly what she is letting herself in for. 5. Driven Apart: The old saying that a husband should never teach his wife to drive proves disastrously true for Robert and Angie. 6. Think Thin: Robert, ever the conscientious medical professional, decides that he, Angie and Ida must all go on a diet. DISC 2 SERIES 2 1. Only When it Hurts: A visit from RobertGÇÖs GÇÿother motherGÇÖ sends his natural mother Ida to the dentist. 2. Wakey Wakey: When Ida agrees to take part in a sponsored GÇÿwakeGÇÖ in aid of distressed gentlewomen, Robert has a night to remember. 3. A Holiday Romance: Ida takes a well deserved holiday and has a chance encounter on her flight to Jersey. 4. A Brush With the Law: Ida is concerned because her stars foresee doom. But when she sets out to exchange AngieGÇÖs blouse and buy her a floaty scarf at the local shop she has no idea just how unlucky her day will be. 5. Down Under: IdaGÇÖs name has somehow found its way on to the computer at the employment agency - but she is quick to tell them she is definitely not available for work. Then she takes a phone call... 6. To Catch a Thief: Just as Ida and Angie are settling down to watch one of IdaGÇÖs favourite old films on television, the set breaks down. But worse is still to follow. 7. Go Jump in the Fountain: Angie has decided that Robert is getting into a rut and insists that he go out for GÇÿan evening with the boysGÇÖ. But neither she nor Ida is prepared for the consequences. 8. Invitation to the Wedding: ThereGÇÖs trouble afoot when Wilfred brings the news that Maureen is marrying a drummer and Robert does not want to go to the wedding. DISC 3 1983 Christmas Special GÇô Cold Turkey: Despite a planned quiet Christmas, soon the household is full of guests... including a live turkey! SERIES 3 1. Where ThereGÇÖs a Will: All Ida wants is a bag of fish and chips, but she ends up with a whole lot more. 2. Baby Blues: When Robert and Angie become godparents, they start to take a different view of parenting. 3.The Big Night Out: Could romance be in the air for RobertGÇÖs GÇÿother motherGÇÖ when his boss asks her out on a date? 4. Light and Shade: When Ida receives a postcard from Mrs. Price signed in her first name GÇÿCeciliaGÇÖ, she suspects that something must be wrong. 5. Unfair Dismissal: When several of the neighbours cut Ida dead in the foyer of the block of flats, things are not quite as they seem. 6. Dirty Linen: A crumpled note, which Ida finds in the pocket of RobertGÇÖs jacket, provokes a family crisis. 7. Ring if You Need Me: Things look bad when Ida finds Mrs Price collapsed on the doormat. Taking her in to convalesce is a big mistake. DISC 4 1984 Christmas Special GÇô Little Donkey: When Robert is asked to perform at a charity event he is all set to do his famous rendition of Little Donkey, but upon discovering someone else has already claimed the song heGÇÖs at a loss...until Ida gets the idea for a mindreading act. SERIES 4 1. Moving In: Robert has accepted a job in a small Yorkshire town. Moving house is never easy, especially when IdaGÇÖs brother Wilfred is helping. 2. Moving In: The move to Yorkshire goes from bad to worse, but it looks as if Ida might have found a potential new friend in the area. 3. What Seems to be the Trouble?: Ida canGÇÖt settle in her new home GÇô but a special delivery helps to change her attitude. 4. Friendship View Marriage: Disaster looms as Wilfred and RobertGÇÖs GÇÿother motherGÇÖ descend on the house. Surely a romantic alliance between them couldnGÇÖt be in the air? 5. Hello Young Mothers: Intrigue turns to controversy when the house on the hill changes hands. Is a famous celebrity moving in? 6. The Phantom of the Farmyard: RobertGÇÖs attempt to scare off his GÇÿother motherGÇÖ leaves him little to crow about. 7. Surprise, Surprise: Ida has birthday blues despite her brother Wilfred coming to the aid of the party. DISC 5 SERIES 5 1. Digging In: IdaGÇÖs brother Wilfred has disappeared, but when he is found he presents a completely new set of problems. 2. Drugs on the Market: While it wouldnGÇÖt be true to say that Ida is a hypochondriac, her medicine chest contains slightly more than a box of aspirin much to the disgust of Robert. 3. Jezebel: RobertGÇÖs talk to the Young Wives Group in the village is almost ruined by one of their number to whom Ida takes grave exception. 4. Something to Love: Ida is thrilled when it seems that romance has entered Miss ParfittGÇÖs life. 5. The Bypass: A new bypass threatens to bring chaos to the village leaving Ida and Robert to take action. 6. Happy Anniversary: Ida takes great exception to AngieGÇÖs new career in commercials - especially when it threatens to disrupt RobertGÇÖs plans for his wedding anniversary. 7. Two Lonely People: Storm damage to WilfredGÇÖs cottage leads to the most unexpected consequences leaving Ida to sort things out.
That's My Boy - The Complete Series