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 6 is repeated on Gold today at 7:05pm.

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!

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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

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    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
    John Jarvis Editor
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    Eric Walmsley Production Designer
    John Sullivan Composer

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