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 6, Christmas Special is repeated on Gold on Friday at 8:40pm.

Series 2, Episode 4 - No Greater Love

Rodney has fallen for an older woman whose husband is locked up in prison. With her old man's release imminent, Del fears for Rodney's safety, but he can see that the lad is smitten.

Further details

Rodney falls for Irene Mackay - a woman twice his age - and Del Boy isn't happy about it.

Not only is Irene a lot older than Rodders, but she's married to a hard nut who's doing time in Parkhurst prison - and is about to be released. Concerned for his brother's welfare, Del convinces Irene to ditch Rodney. But when Rodney realises Del has been interfering with his personal life again, he goes loopy.

Soon after, Tommy Mackay gets out of prison - he soon finds out his missus has been cheating on him with a Trotter, and goes looking for revenge. Luckily for Rodney, Tommy finds Del Boy first, and the elder Trotter takes the punishment for him.

When a bruised and battered Del returns to the flat, he's over the moon to find out that Rodney has moved onto someone new anyway, so there wasn't really anything to worry about!

Broadcast details

Thursday 11th November 1982
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    David Jason Del
    Nicholas Lyndhurst Rodney
    Lennard Pearce Grandad
    Guest cast
    Gaye Brown Irene
    Julie La Rousse Barmaid
    Steve Fletcher Marcus
    Raj Patel Ahmed
    David Rhule Leroy
    David Daker Tommy Mackay
    Lisa Price Zoe
    Writing team
    John Sullivan Writer
    Production team
    Ray Butt Director
    Ray Butt Producer
    Mike Taylor Editor
    Mike Jackson Editor
    Andy Dimond Production Designer

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