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 5 - The Yellow Peril

After a mysterious call from the health inspector, the local Chinese restaurant employ the Trotters to renovate their kitchens. Trigger supplies the paint but neglects to tell them exactly where he got it from.

Further details

When Del arranges a job redecorating a Chinese Restaurant, he unwisely decides to employ the services of Rodney 'Leonardo' Trotter and buys some paint from Trigger.

It's also nearing the anniversary of their mother's death, and in an attempt to save a bit of cash, Del and Rodders swipe a bit of spare paint to spruce up her tombstone.

While Del leaves Grandad and Rodney to paint the grease-filled Chinese kitchen with 'gold' paint, he heads off to decorate the tombstone. It's only when they've finished painting and get a call from the owner of the Chinese restaurant that they realise the paint was actually luminous yellow.

Fine for the walls of a Chinese restaurant kitchen, and it certainly makes a gravestone stand out on a dark night!

Broadcast details

Thursday 18th November 1982
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Jason Del
Nicholas Lyndhurst Rodney
Lennard Pearce Grandad
Roger Lloyd Pack Trigger
Guest cast
Rex Wei Mr Chin
Writing team
John Sullivan Writer
Production team
Ray Butt Director
Ray Butt Producer

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