Mixed Blessings

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Mixed Blessings

Season 1 (1978)

The complete first series of the ITV drama starring Christopher Blake and Muriel Odunton as a mixed-race couple whose relationship evokes disapproval from both their families. Thomas Simpson (Blake), a young engineer, and Susan Lambert (Odunton), a social worker, couldn't be happier with each other. Pleased with their engagement, they take each other to meet their families - which is where the problems start. Both sets of parents are discomfited by the relationship and insist that the marriage can't and won't work. With the help of Thomas's Aunt Dorothy (Joan Sanderson) - the only member of either family who actually seems happy for them - the couple set out to prove them wrong and make a success of the relationship. Episodes are: 'Welcome to the Family', 'Your Place Or Mine?', 'You Haven't Got Much, Have You?', 'Jobs for the Boys', 'Happy Birthdays, Dear Fathers', 'We're Only Trying to Help' and 'The Housewarming'.

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Mixed Blessings

Season 2 (1978)

The complete second series of the ITV comedy starring Christopher Blake and Muriel Odunton as a mixed-race couple whose relationship evokes disapproval from both their families. Thomas Simpson (Blake), a young engineer, and Susan Lambert (Odunton), a social worker, couldn't be happier with each other. Unfortunately, their parents don't share their enthusiasm and insist that their marriage can't and won't work. With the help of Thomas's Aunt Dorothy (Joan Sanderson) - the only member of either family who actually seems happy for them - the couple set out to prove them wrong by making a success of the relationship. The episodes are: 'A Leg from the Past', 'The Loneliness of the Long Term Unemployed', 'My Chap's Got Work', 'Thou Shalt Deny Me', 'Your Money Or Your Life' and 'You're Going to Have a What!'.

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Mixed Blessings

Season 3 (1980)

The complete third series of the ITV comedy starring Christopher Blake and Muriel Odunton as a mixed-race couple whose relationship evokes disapproval from both their families. Thomas Simpson (Blake), a young engineer, and Susan Lambert (Odunton), a social worker, couldn't be happier with each other. Unfortunately, their parents don't share their enthusiasm and insist that their marriage can't and won't work. With the help of Thomas's Aunt Dorothy (Joan Sanderson) - the only member of either family who actually seems happy for them - the couple set out to prove them wrong by making a success of the relationship. The episodes are: 'Away from It All', 'Up in the World', 'The Anniversary', 'The Law and Mr Lambert', 'Goodbye Charlie', 'Your Turn for Grandad', 'Practice Makes Perfect' and 'Survival'.

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