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Only Fools And Horses. Image shows from L to R: Rodney (Nicholas Lyndhurst), Del (David Jason), Grandad (Lennard Pearce). Copyright: BBC.

Only Fools And Horses

BBC One sitcom about two market traders. 64 episodes (7 series), 1981 - 2003. Stars David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Buster Merryfield, Lennard Pearce and others.

Only Fools And Horses. Image shows from L to R: Uncle Albert (Buster Merryfield), Del (David Jason), Rodney (Nicholas Lyndhurst). Copyright: BBC.

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

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1981 - 2003
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
64   (7 series), plus 4 short specials
Creator
John Sullivan
Starring
David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Buster Merryfield, Lennard Pearce, Roger Lloyd-Pack, Patrick Murray, Paul Barber, John Challis and others
Writer
John Sullivan
Directors
Martin Shardlow, Ray Butt, Susan Belbin, Mandie Fletcher and Tony Dow
Producers
Ray Butt and Gareth Gwenlan

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.

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