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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.

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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

Date
Sunday 28th September 1986
Time
8:35pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Saturday 26th September 2020 at 2:00pm on Gold
  2. Saturday 26th September 2020 at 6:40pm on Gold
  3. Sunday 27th September 2020 at 12:15pm on Gold

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
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