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 5, Episode 3 is repeated on Gold today at 5pm.

Series 5, Episode 5 - Video Nasty

Rodney has been commissioned to make a film by the Local Community Arts Centre. Unfortunately, Del and Mickey Pearce take over, and the expensive equipment is soon covering weddings and all sorts - and then there's the cast and sponsor list for his production...

Further details

Rodney's art class is given a £10,000 grant to make a film spotlighting the local community and he's put in charge of the project; but first he has to avoid the scheming intentions of Mickey Pearce and Del Boy.

Whilst Rodders suffers from writer's block, Del provides him with inspiration and a tale of a killer rhino escaping from a zoo and laying waste to innocent victims on the streets of London. Rodney immediately points out the flaws in the logic behind the plot, and Del leaves him to it.

But without telling Rodney, Del has already arranged for Mickey to head down to the town hall to film different couples' weddings at £50 a time - and he has also managed to persuade half the neighbourhood to pay £10 for the opportunity of becoming a movie extra.

To make things worse, Mickey arranges for the lovely Amanda to pop round the Trotters' flat in her nurse's uniform and begin filming a 'blue movie' called Night Nurse, which is due for its premiere in the back room of The Nag's Head.

Broadcast details

Sunday 28th September 1986
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    David Jason Del
    Nicholas Lyndhurst Rodney
    Buster Merryfield Uncle Albert
    Roger Lloyd-Pack Trigger
    Patrick Murray Mickey Pearce
    John Challis Boycie
    Sue Holderness Marlene
    Kenneth MacDonald Mike
    Guest cast
    Dawn Perllman Amanda
    Rex Robinson Vicar
    Chua Kahjoo Chinese takeaway owner
    Writing team
    John Sullivan Writer
    Production team
    Ray Butt Director
    Ray Butt Producer
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    John Sullivan Composer
    Mark Sevant Production Designer

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