Worst & Best George and Mildred Episodes/List

About the Series

Genre: British Sitcom
Series: 5
Episodes: 38
First Transmission: 1976-1979
Channel: ITV

George and Mildred was written by Brian Cooke and Johnnie Mortimer.

The show was a spin-off from the series Man About the House and depicts the adventures of the constantly bickering couple George and Mildred Roper. George played the lazy good-for-nothing husband, and Mildred played the wife who longed for better things.

George and Mildred was also made into a film. It was dedicated to actress Yootha Joyce who died suddenly in August 1980, just before a sixth series was about to be filmed.

Brian Murphy: George Roper
Yootha Joyce:  Mildred Roper


Best Episode ( S5 Ep4 )

A Driving ambition – Mildred secretly takes driving lessons as she does not want George to teach her. When he sees Mildred in a car with a man, he comes to the erroneous conclusion that she is having an affair. Mildred is happy to let him believe it as he is paying more attention to her than usual.  George questions the driving instructor and finally discovers the truth.

13 November 1979

Imdb Score [8.4]


Worst Episode ( S3 Ep6 )

Life with father –  George’s father turns up at George and Mildred’s house and claims that he was thrown out of the old’ folks home. It is revealed that he was thrown out because they would not allow him to keep his ferret there. Fourmile accidentally kills it by running over it, then gives them a live one to replace it.

12 October 1978

Imdb Score – [6.7]


Full Episode List

Key:-  Blue highlighted episodes rated in the top half, brown highlighted episodes rated in the bottom half.


Season One

Moving On (1976)

The Bad Penny (1976)

… And Women Must Weep (1976)

Baby Talk (1976)

Your Money or Your Life (1976)

Where My Caravan Has Rested (1976)

The Little Dog Laughed (1976)

Best Foot Forward (1976)

My Husband Next Door (1976)

Family Planning (1976)


Season Two

Jumble Pie (1977)

All Around the Clock (1977)

The Travelling Man (1977)

The Unkindest Cut of All (1977)

The Right Way to Travel (1977)

The Dorothy Letters (1977)

No Business Like Show Business (1977)


Season Three

Opportunity Knocks (1978)

And So to Bed (1978)

Believe in Yesterday (1978)

The Four Letter Word (1978)

The Delivery Man (1978)

Life with Father (1978)


Season Four

Just the Job (1978)

Days of Beer and Rosie (1978)

You Must Have Showers (1978)

All Work and No Pay (1978)

Nappy Days (1978)

The Mating Game (1978)

On the Second Day of Christmas (1978)


Season Five

Finders Keepers? (1979)

In Sickness and in Health (1979)

The Last Straw (1979)

A Driving Ambition (1979)

A Military Pickle (1979)

Fishy Business (1979)

I Gotta Horse (1979)

The Twenty Six Year Itch (1979)