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.

Series 2, Episode 1 is repeated on Gold today at 11:35am.

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

1996 Christmas Trilogy - Heroes And Villains

Only on the streets of Peckham will you find No VAT Man and Boy Plonker. Del is stuck with 125 Latvian radio alarm clocks that go off when they like, a box full of base ball caps "that even East 17 fans wouldn't wear" and the council have turned down his application for a home improvements grant.

Further details

Rodney's fertility schedule is wearing him down. Such is Cassandra's need to have a baby, he buys her a rabbit, Roger, to care for until a little one arrives.

Del has a shipment of Latvian alarm clocks he can't shift and his home improvement grant has been rejected.

It's Rodders' birthday, and Del buys him a cheap gold bracelet inscribed 'Rooney'. Finding themselves on a rare boys night out, they dress up as Batman and Robin for a fancy dress party held for a local publican. En route, they prevent Councillor Murray from being mugged.

They arrive at the party, to discover it's actually a wake, and that 'fancy dress' meant 'dress well'.

The following day Del is awarded a bravery medal for tackling another mugger, and Cassandra has good news: She's pregnant.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 25th December 1996
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    David Jason Del
    Nicholas Lyndhurst Rodney
    Buster Merryfield Uncle Albert
    Roger Lloyd-Pack Trigger
    Paul Barber Denzil
    John Challis Boycie
    Sue Holderness Marlene
    Tessa Peake-Jones Raquel
    Gwyneth Strong Cassandra
    Kenneth MacDonald Mike
    Guest cast
    Roy Heather Sid
    Angela Bruce Councillor Murray
    Douglas Hodge Old Damien
    Jamie Smith Damien
    Steve Weston Kenny
    Scott Marshall Gary
    Dan Clark Scott
    Furnan Dar Kevin
    Sheree Murphy Dawn
    Bay White Old lady
    Robin Meredith Mayor
    Richard Hicks Photographer
    Writing team
    John Sullivan Writer
    Production team
    Tony Dow Director
    Gareth Gwenlan Producer
    John Sullivan Executive Producer
    Donal Woods Production Designer

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