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 3, Episode 6 is repeated on Gold today at 8:40am.

Series 4, Episode 1 - Happy Returns

A chance encounter with old flame Juney, back on the estate after some 20-odd years, leaves Del suspicious of her daughter Debbie's parentage. Serious questions need to be asked - not least when Derek realises that Rodney could be getting comfortable with his own niece!

Further details

Derek stops a young boy, Jason, from running into the road, and strikes up a friendship with the lad. It's not long before Del discovers that Jason's mother, June, is an old flame who he last saw around nineteen years ago.

While Del and June rekindle their romance, Rodders is dating a lovely girl from the newsagent called Debby - a fact that is seriously curtailing his dirty magazine fetish. It soon transpires that Debby is June's daughter, and it's almost her 19th birthday.

Del and Rodney soon put two and two together, and decide that Debby may well be Del's daughter. It gets worse when Rodney realises that he has fallen for a girl who could be his niece.

Everything comes to a head when Del finally confronts June to find out whether Debby is his daughter or not. It turns out that Debby was actually fathered by his friend Albie Littlewood, who tragically died in a cycling accident whilst he was seeing June behind Del's back.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 21st February 1985
Time
8pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Jason Del
Nicholas Lyndhurst Rodney
Roger Lloyd-Pack Trigger
Patrick Murray Mickey Pearce
Guest cast
Diane Langton June 'Juney' Snell
Oona Kirsch Debbie
Nula Conwell Maureen (Barmaid at Nag's Head)
Lala Lloyd Old lady in newsagent
Ben Davis Jason
Writing team
John Sullivan Writer
Production team
Susan Belbin Director
Ray Butt Producer
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