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.

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Fatal Extraction

Del has tired of being the dutiful father and his relationship with Raquel is showing the strain. He ventures to see whether he can still pull the birds when he chances to meet a divorced woman at the dentists and soon wishes he'd kept his mouth firmly shut.

Further details

Raquel is worried that Santa will be too busy down the 121 Club getting drunk, to provide Damien with any presents.

Rodney raises the problem with Del, who explains he is brokering a deal to get hold of some Russian ex-military Camcorders to make ends meet over Christmas.

Rodney's marriage is going so well that they have decided to try to have a baby. So much so he's getting phone calls from Cassie at work, telling him to come home because she's the right temperature.

Raquel leaves Del, staying at Rodney and Cassandra's place. Del does what any man would: Organises a date with Beverly, his dentist's receptionist. He cancels it as soon as he comes to his senses.

A changed man, he invites Raquel back. After drunkenly starting a riot on the estate he sells the Russian gear to both the cops and the robbers.

All seems calm, but Beverly seems to be stalking Del.

Broadcast details

Saturday 25th December 1993
85 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Jason Del
Nicholas Lyndhurst Rodney
Buster Merryfield Uncle Albert
Roger Lloyd Pack Trigger
Patrick Murray Mickey Pearce
Paul Barber Denzil
John Challis Boycie
Tessa Peake-Jones Raquel
Gwyneth Strong Cassandra
Kenneth MacDonald Mike
Guest cast
Roy Heather Sid
Jamie Smith Damien
Andrew Charleson Actor
Mel Martin Actor
Bryan Brittain Actor
Linford Brown Actor
Lyn Langridge Actor
Nick Maloney Actor
Derek Martin Actor
Lorraine Parsloe Actor
Kitty Scopes Actor
Writing team
John Sullivan Writer
Production team
Tony Dow Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
John Sullivan Executive Producer

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