Home to Roost

Home to Roost (1985)


  • Genre: Comedy
  • Creator: Eric Chappell
  • First Air Date: 1985-04-19
  • Last Air Date: 1990-01-19
  • Total Seasons: 4
  • Total Episodes: 28
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 30 min.
  • Networks: ITV1
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Summary

Home to Roost is a British television sitcom produced by Yorkshire Television in the 1980s. Written by Eric Chappell, it starred John Thaw as Henry Willows and Reece Dinsdale as his 18-year-old son Matthew. The premise is that Henry Willows is forty-something, who has been divorced from his wife for seven years and is perfectly happy living alone in London. That is, until his youngest child, Matthew arrives to live with him, after being thrown out by his mother. The plots generally revolved around Henry's annoyance at having his solitude disturbed, and the age gap clash. Henry employed two cleaners throughout the show's life; first Enid Thompson, and, in the third season, Fiona Fennell.

  • Keywords: father, housemaid, sitcom, teenage son
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    Home to Roost Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date: 1987-12-27
    1 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1985-04-19
    7 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1986-10-03
    7 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 1987-10-24
    7 Episodes

    Season 4

    First Air Date: 1989-12-01
    7 Episodes

    Home to Roost Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1A New Life30 min
    Season 1Episode 2Bad Apples30 min
    Season 1Episode 3All You Need Is Love30 min
    Season 1Episode 4Suspect30 min
    Season 1Episode 5Dating Henry30 min
    Season 1Episode 6Small Change30 min
    Season 1Episode 7The Way We Were30 min
    Season 2Episode 1Protest30 min
    Season 2Episode 2Open House30 min
    Season 2Episode 3Plastic Dreamworld30 min
    Season 2Episode 4Acting Out30 min
    Season 2Episode 5The Test30 min
    Season 2Episode 6Any Questions?30 min
    Season 2Episode 7Julie30 min
    Season 3Episode 1Human Interest30 min
    Season 3Episode 2Success Story30 min
    Season 3Episode 3High Spirits30 min
    Season 3Episode 4The Real Thing30 min
    Season 3Episode 5Crimewatch30 min
    Season 3Episode 6Getting On30 min
    Season 3Episode 7Paper Chase30 min
    Season 3Episode 8Family Ties30 min
    Season 4Episode 1Bridge of Sighs30 min
    Season 4Episode 2Front Runner30 min
    Season 4Episode 3The Boyfriend30 min
    Season 4Episode 4Thought For The Day30 min
    Season 4Episode 5Return to Clagthorpe30 min
    Season 4Episode 6High Noon30 min
    Season 4Episode 7Leaving30 min
    • Reece Dinsdale

      as Matthew Willows
    • John Thaw

      as Henry Willows

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