The Labours of Erica

The Labours of Erica

  • 1989
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.2  (17)

Widowed single mother Erica Parsons (Brenda Blethyn, Vera) has spent her life looking after other people. But as her 40th birthday approaches, she finds her childhood list of things she wanted to accomplish by that age. Confronting all the hopes and dreams she has never achieved, Erica resolves to make drastic changes in her approach to life in this sparkling British comedy.

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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
6. Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
April 9, 1990
Erica is down to the last item on her list: to marry a millionaire. Dexter and Clive find loopholes to qualify and compete for Erica's hand.
A Far, Far Better Thing
5. A Far, Far Better Thing
April 2, 1990
An incident from Erica's past comes to light and incites a rivalry between Dexter and Clive, much to Erica's delight.
Lighting Up
4. Lighting Up
March 26, 1990
When Clive's 17-year-old daughter, Debbie, shows up at Erica's home with news that she's pregnant, Erica tries to balance her friendship with Clive and Debbie's privacy.
Plain Sailing
3. Plain Sailing
March 19, 1990
All the lying going on around her makes Erica tackle the next item on her list: sailing away to a desert island.
Cider with Jean-Pierre
2. Cider with Jean-Pierre
March 12, 1990
Erica is concerned about Jeremy's workaholic tendencies and decides that he needs a vacation.
Shout It from the Rooftops
1. Shout It from the Rooftops
March 5, 1990
Erica and Clive attend dinner with Dexter and Angela-who might be able to help her get on TV.
Description

Widowed single mother Erica Parsons (Brenda Blethyn, Vera) has spent her life looking after other people. But as her 40th birthday approaches, she finds her childhood list of things she wanted to accomplish by that age. Confronting all the hopes and dreams she has never achieved, Erica resolves to make drastic changes in her approach to life in this sparkling British comedy.The Labours of Erica is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on March 13, 1989.

The Labours of Erica is available for streaming on the Acorn TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Labours of Erica on demand at Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    March 13, 1989
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (17)