Butterflies (1978)

Comedy 30m


Ria Parkinson is a bored housewife and mother. She spends her time daydreaming, and meets regularly with wealthy businessman Leonard to relieve the monotony. Husband Ben, a dentist and avid butterfly collector is oblivious to it all, and her unemployed grown up sons, who both live at home also have other things on their minds, especially girlfriends.

  1. Carla Lane


Series Cast

  1. Geoffrey Palmer

    Geoffrey Palmer

    28 Episodes

  2. Nicholas Lyndhurst

    Nicholas Lyndhurst

    28 Episodes

  3. Wendy Craig

    Wendy Craig

    28 Episodes

  4. Michael Ripper

    Michael Ripper

    28 Episodes

  5. Bruce Montague

    28 Episodes

  6. Brian Murphy

    Brian Murphy

    28 Episodes

  7. Patrick McAlinney

    28 Episodes

  8. Cindy Oswin

    28 Episodes

  9. Andrew Hall

    Andrew Hall

    28 Episodes

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Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 4

1983 | 7 Episodes

Season 4 of Butterflies premiered on September 7, 1983.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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