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Butterflies (1978–1983)

TV Series | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

Ria, a happily married suburban housewife, reaches the age where she feels as if life is passing her by. Being taken for granted by her butterfly collecting dentist husband doesn't help. So, when the opportunity for an affair comes up she ...See moreRia, a happily married suburban housewife, reaches the age where she feels as if life is passing her by. Being taken for granted by her butterfly collecting dentist husband doesn't help. So, when the opportunity for an affair comes up she tries to decide whether she loves her husband enough to be faithful to him. Written by Dave Smith See less
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4   |   3   |   2   |   1   See all
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Updated Nov 10, 1978

Release date (First episode)
Nov 10, 1978 (United Kingdom)

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47 cast members
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Wendy Craig
Ria Parkinson Ria Parkinson   See fewer
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Geoffrey Palmer
Ben Parkinson Ben Parkinson   See fewer
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Bruce Montague
Leonard Dunn Leonard Dunn   See fewer
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Nicholas Lyndhurst
Adam Parkinson Adam Parkinson   See fewer
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28
Andrew Hall
Russell Parkinson Russell Parkinson   See fewer
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28
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Milton Johns
Mr. Conrad Mr. Conrad   See fewer
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6
Sarah James
Jeannie Jeannie   See fewer
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5
Angela Browne
Amanda Amanda   See fewer
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3
John Barcroft
Doctor / Gordon Doctor / Gordon   See fewer
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3
Nicholas McArdle
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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2
Robert Gillespie
Mr Worth / Mr. Worth Mr Worth / Mr. Worth   See fewer
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Jane Morant
Ben's Assistant Ben's Assistant   See fewer
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Helen Horton
Kathleen Kathleen   See fewer
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Liz Whiting
Sophie Sophie   See fewer
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Gail Grainger
Catharine Catharine   See fewer
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Neville Barber
Man in Park Man in Park   See fewer
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Hal Dyer
Josie Josie   See fewer
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Roy Sampson
Interviewer Interviewer   See fewer
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Beryl Beare
Shop Assistant Shop Assistant   See fewer
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Cindy Oswin
Receptionist Receptionist   See fewer
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Sheila Bernette
Keep Fit Instructor Keep Fit Instructor   See fewer
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Giles Cole
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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James Jebbia
Paperboy Paperboy   See fewer
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Wendy Williams
Mrs. Conrad Mrs. Conrad   See fewer
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Roger Elliott
Delivery Man Delivery Man   See fewer
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Hilda Kriseman
Woman in Cafe Woman in Cafe   See fewer
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Harriet Reynolds
Neighbour Neighbour   See fewer
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John Gleeson
Stephen Stephen   See fewer
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Christopher Lawrence
Photographer Photographer   See fewer
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James Charlton
Huntsman Huntsman   See fewer
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David Cole
Postman Postman   See fewer
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Antony Carrick
Hotel Receptionist Hotel Receptionist   See fewer
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Bunny May
Stallholder Stallholder   See fewer
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Michael Smith
Cookery Expert Cookery Expert   See fewer
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Myfanwy Talog
Mrs. Murdoch Mrs. Murdoch   See fewer
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Vincent Brimble
Hairdresser Hairdresser   See fewer
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Rex Taylor
Door Attendant Door Attendant   See fewer
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Una Brandon-Jones
Customer Customer   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 822 votes