Steptoe and Son

Steptoe and Son

1962 - 1974, Comedy
Classic British comedy about the enduring love and hate relationship between an old father and son, starring Wilfred Brambell and Harry H Corbett.
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Episode Guide

  • Steptoe and Son - A Perfect Christmas (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    A Perfect Christmas

    Albert and Harold plan a Christmas abroad, but when Albert discovers he needs a passport, things start to get complicated.

  • Steptoe and Son - Seance in a Wet Rag and Bone Yard (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    Seance in a Wet Rag and Bone Yard

    Albert tries to get in touch with the other side to try to contact his wife, and Harold of course thinks it's all a con.

  • Steptoe and Son - Upstairs, Downstairs, Upstairs, Downstairs (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    Upstairs, Downstairs, Upstairs, Downstairs

    Harold's life becomes hell when Albert throws out his back.

  • Steptoe and Son - Seven Steptoerai (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Seven Steptoerai

    Albert's martial arts friends save the day.

  • Steptoe and Son - And So to Bed (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    And So to Bed

    Harold's love life is going through a tricky phase, so he doesn't need Albert to be a wet blanket.

  • Steptoe and Son - Porn Yesterday (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    Porn Yesterday

  • Steptoe and Son - Back in Fashion (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    Back in Fashion

  • Steptoe and Son - The Desperate Hours (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    The Desperate Hours

    There's no electricity, no gas, no food, no booze and no cigarettes; two unwelcome visitors drop by the yard direct from the Scrubbs; the two jail breakers soon realize they've picked the wrong house.

  • Steptoe and Son - Divided We Stand (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Divided We Stand

    Harold takes drastic measures to get some privacy from Albert by dividing the house up.

  • Steptoe and Son - Loathe Story (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Loathe Story

    Harold seeks psychiatric help when his stress level reaches a dangerous all time high; during a bout of sleepwalking, he tries to strangle Albert.

  • Steptoe and Son - Live Now, P.A.Y.E. Later (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Live Now, P.A.Y.E. Later

    Albert has never made a contribution to the welfare state but is still intent upon making a claim.

  • Steptoe and Son - Oh, What a Beautiful Mourning (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Oh, What a Beautiful Mourning

    When one of Albert's 16 siblings passes away, a family feud ensues following the reading of the will; Wily old Albert has a few tricks up his sleeve though.

  • Steptoe and Son - A Star Is Born (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    A Star Is Born

    When Harold is invited to appear in a local amateur dramatics festival under the tutelage of renowned director Rupert Faines-Muir, he reckons he's on the way to stardom; unsurprisingly, Albert is not convinced.

  • Steptoe and Son - Men of Letters (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Men of Letters

    Albert and Harold are inspired to take of journalism after a game of Scrabble.

  • Steptoe and Son - Cuckoo in the Nest (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Cuckoo in the Nest

    Harold's long lost brother turns up from Australia and stands to inherit half of the business, but he may not be who he claims to be.

  • Steptoe and Son - The Three Feathers (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    The Three Feathers

    Harold thinks he has struck antique gold when he buys a 19th century commode, but Albert isn't so sure.

  • Steptoe and Son - Pot Black (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Pot Black

    Harold is determined to beat Albert at snooker and buys a table so that he can do so; unfortunately, it's slightly too large for their room.

  • Steptoe and Son - Without Prejudice (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Without Prejudice

    Harold and Albert decide to move from their house under the Shepherd's Bush flyover to take up residence in a more salubrious suburb of London.

  • Steptoe and Son - Tea for Two (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Tea for Two

    The local Conservative party wants Albert to entertain Ted Heath at the yard as a stunt for a bi election; Staunch Labourite Harold vows to do everything to sabotage it.

  • Steptoe and Son - Two's Company (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Two's Company

    Albert brings his fiancee home to meet Harold, not realizing that the two of them were in love many years ago and still are.

  • Steptoe and Son - Come Dancing (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Come Dancing

    When Harold meets a woman who loves ballroom dancing, he discovers that although he can't dance a step, his father used to trip the light fantastic with some aplomb.

  • Steptoe and Son - Robbery With Violence (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Robbery With Violence

    Albert accidentally destroys Harold's collection of china, then fabricates a story about a robbery and the police and the press get involved.

  • Steptoe and Son - Men of Property (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Men of Property

    The rag and bone men discover that Monopoly and life are not quite the same thing when they try to buy their yard.

  • Steptoe and Son - TB or Not TB (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    TB or Not TB

    The pair gets into a tizzy over a TB test following a mix up with the results.

  • Steptoe and Son - The Colour Problem (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    The Colour Problem

    Harold wants to get himself a flashy new car to impress the dolly birds; Albert, on the other hand, is slightly more interested in one of those nice new color televisions, a great luxury in those bygone days of 1970.

  • Steptoe and Son - Steptoe and Son and Son (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Steptoe and Son and Son

    Harold believes that he is about to become a father, but Albert is slightly more suspicious of the mother's virtuous nature.

  • Steptoe and Son - Any Old Iron (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Any Old Iron

    Albert is concerned about a dealer's interest in Harold, which he believes may not be purely professional.

  • Steptoe and Son - A Winter's Tale (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    A Winter's Tale

    Harold prepares for a fortnight's skiing party without Albert; maybe fate will smile upon him just this once.

  • Steptoe and Son - A Death in the Family (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    A Death in the Family

    Harold has to break the sad news to Albert that Hercules the horse is dead; Albert may have a heart after all.

  • Steptoe and Son - Pilgrim's Progress (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Pilgrim's Progress

  • Steptoe and Son - My Old Man's a Tory (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    My Old Man's a Tory

    Harold advances his political ambitions by hosting a labor party meeting at home, but his father Albert, a Tory supporter, attempts to disrupt it.

  • Steptoe and Son - A Box in Town (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    A Box in Town

  • Steptoe and Son - The Siege of Steptoe Street (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    The Siege of Steptoe Street

    When a summons is delivered from the local butcher, the Steptoes barricade themselves in the house.

  • Steptoe and Son - Those Magnificent Men and Their Heating Machines (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Those Magnificent Men and Their Heating Machines

  • Steptoe and Son - Crossed Swords (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Crossed Swords

  • Steptoe and Son - And Afterwards At ... (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    And Afterwards At ...

  • Steptoe and Son - The Lodger (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    The Lodger

    In an attempt to bring in some money, Albert decides to advertise for a lodger, but Harold threatens to leave as soon as the lodger shows up.

  • Steptoe and Son - The Bond That Binds Us (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Bond That Binds Us

    When the Steptoes receive an unexpected windfall, life is suddenly filled with exciting possibilities.

  • Steptoe and Son - Sunday for Seven Days (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Sunday for Seven Days

    Harry and Albert plan an evening at the movies, but can't agree on what movie to see.

  • Steptoe and Son - Steptoe a la Carte (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Steptoe a la Carte

  • Steptoe and Son - The Lead Man Cometh (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Lead Man Cometh

    A con man tries to pull one over on the Steptoes, but Harold figures it out.

  • Steptoe and Son - The Wooden Overcoats (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    The Wooden Overcoats

    When Harold brings home a cart full of coffins, trouble ensues.

  • Steptoe and Son - Homes Fit for Heroes (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Homes Fit for Heroes

    Harold plans to travel the world, so Albert goes into a home, but the future holds surprises for them both.

  • Steptoe and Son - Is That Your Horse Outside? (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Is That Your Horse Outside?

    Harold meets a married rich lady and falls for her, but Albert is quick to discourage him.

  • Steptoe and Son - Full House (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Full House

  • Steptoe and Son - A Musical Evening (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    A Musical Evening

    Harold picks up some old records and plans to spend the evening listening to music, but of course Albert has other plans.

  • Steptoe and Son - Sixty Five Today (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Sixty Five Today

    Harold pretends to forget Albert's birthday as a joke,but it ends up not being so funny.

  • Steptoe and Son - The Stepmother (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    The Stepmother

    Albert has plans to marry a widow he has been dating, but Harold is determined to put a stop to it.

  • Steptoe and Son - The Bath (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Bath

    Albert decides to build a bathroom in a very inconvenient place for Harold, who is having a lady friend over for cocktails.

  • Steptoe and Son - Wallah Wallah Cat's Meat (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Wallah Wallah Cat's Meat

    Hercules is sick and is taken to the vet, and Albert and Harold's friends step in to help.

  • Steptoe and Son - The Holiday (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Holiday

    Harold has holiday plans, and they don't involve Albert or the annual trip to Bognor Regis; Albert attempts to change his son's mind by using emotional blackmail.

  • Steptoe and Son - The Diploma (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Diploma

    Harold is fed up with scraping a living and with Albert's constant criticism of his ability to do the rounds; he decides to follow a different vocation and takes a correspondence course in TV repairing.

  • Steptoe and Son - Economist (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:


  • Steptoe and Son - The Piano (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Piano

  • Steptoe and Son - The Bird (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Bird

  • Steptoe and Son - The Offer (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Offer

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