Spring and Autumn

Seasons

Spring and Autumn

Season 1 (1973)

All six episodes plus the pilot from the first series of the early 1970s sitcom starring Jimmy Jewel. Finding life difficult after moving down south to live with his daughter and son-in-law, newly widowed ex-railway worker Tommy Butler (Jewel) soon becomes a father figure to 12-year-old Charlie Harris (Charlie Hawkins).

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Spring and Autumn

Season 2 (1974)

All six episodes from the second series of the early 1970s sitcom starring Jimmy Jewel as an aging grump who is taken in by his daughter and her family as his health declines. As ungrateful as the tetchy behaviour of widowed ex-railway worker, Tommy Butler (Jewel), may seem to his daughter, Vera (June Barry), and her husband, Brian (Larry Martyn), Tommy has his good moments, too, and forms a close relationship with his grandson, Charlie Harris (Charlie Hawkins). However, in this series Tommy struggles to maintain his relationship with Charlie, as the 12-year-old's horizons begin to extend further than his grandfather's areas of expertise: fishing and football.

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Spring and Autumn

Season 3 (1976)

All six episodes from the third series of the 1970s sitcom starring Jimmy Jewel as an aging grump who is taken in by his daughter and her family as his health declines. As ungrateful as the tetchy behaviour of widowed ex-railway worker Tommy Butler (Jewel) may seem to his daughter Vera (June Barry) and her husband Brian (Larry Martyn), Tommy has his good moments, too, and forms a close relationship with his grandson Charlie (Charlie Hawkins). In this series, Tommy is forced to resist attempts to confine him to an old folks' home, while Charlie becomes involved with a local gang and may be in need of some guidance from his grandfather.

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Spring and Autumn

Season 4 (1976)

All seven episodes from the fourth series of the 1970s sitcom starring Jimmy Jewel as an aging grump who is taken in by his daughter and her family as his health declines. As ungrateful as the tetchy behaviour of widowed ex-railway worker Tommy Butler (Jewel) may seem to his daughter Vera (June Barry) and her husband Brian (Larry Martyn), Tommy has his good moments, too, and forms a close relationship with his grandson Charlie (Charlie Hawkins). In this series, Brian finally devises a scheme he feels may rid him of his meddling father-in-law: marrying the old man off...

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