Only Fools And Horses
Peckham market trader Derek Trotter and his brother Rodney are always on the lookout for the best way to make a bit of easy cash
- 1981 - 2003 (BBC One)
- 66 (7 series)
- David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Lennard Pearce, Buster Merryfield, Tessa Peake-Jones, Gwyneth Strong, Roger Lloyd-Pack, John Challis, Sue Holderness, Kenneth MacDonald, Patrick Murray
- John Sullivan
- British Broadcasting Corporation
Sitcom about of two streetwise south-Londoners: Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter and the younger brother he raised since their mother's death, Rodney.
Through the initial series, the brothers shared their high-rise council flat in Nelson Mandela House with their Grandad. When he died his estranged brother, WWII Navy veteran Uncle Albert, moved in.
In later series, Rodney married Cassandra and moved out to live with her, whilst Del began dating one-time magician's assistant Raquel, who eventually moved into the flat; in due course they were joined by a son, Damien.
Our Review: Only Fools And Horses is unequivocally one of the elite of British sitcoms, regularly cited as a favourie of viewers, critics, and celebrities alike.
Voted the number one best British sitcom of all time in a 2004 poll, the series mixes farce, satire, drama and great jokes to produce something that is both laugh-out-loud funny and packed with pathos.
A hit across the globe, from Montenegro to the Belgium, Only Fools And Horses' universal appeal can truly be said to be one of the television greats, as it continues to be repeated, loved, and pick up new audiences almost 30 years since it first graced television screens.