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Mother and Son

Mother and Son was a long-running Australian television sitcom produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation from 1982 until 1994. The sitcom starred Ruth Cracknell and Gary Macdonald. Ruth Cracknell played the role of the aging Maggie Beare, while Gary Macdonald was her long-suffering care-giver son, Arthur. The storylines addressed the problems of aging and caregiving for somebody with Alzheimer's disease with a gentle humour that made the show a popular favourite with the audience.