Olive (Rudge) Butler (Anna Karen) is one of the main characters of the television series. She is Stan's sister. In all but the last series and a few individual episodes in other series, Olive hangs around the home all day in her dressing gown, until she divorces Arthur in the last season of the show and gets a job as a conductor 'clippie' on the busses.

She is married to Arthur Rudge untill the final season of the show.