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 7, Episode 1 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 10:15am.

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
Stephen Fletcher (as 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

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