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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.

Series 6, Episode 2 is repeated on Gold today at 6:50pm

Press Clippings

The BBC treated Only Fools stars as 'poor relations'

Del Boy, Pop Larkin, G-g-Granville... David Jason is pure TV gold and now he's back, aged 76, in Still Open All Hours. 'But don't get me started on BBC salaries,' splutters our f-f-favourite shopkeeper - or swearing, fame and those PC plonkers...

Louise Gannon, Mail Online, 14th January 2017

David Jason talks about whether he'd do more OFAH

Sir David Jason has revealed that under the right circumstances, he would return to the role of Del Boy one last time - but there's something getting in the way. The legendary actor, 76, believed that following the death of writer John Sullivan, the chances of it coming to pass is slim.

The Sun, 14th January 2017

Only Fools among most watched Netflix shows on Xmas Day

Classic BBC comedy Only Fools and Horses is still one of the most popular TV shows on Christmas Day - thanks to Netflix and Gold.

Ben Dowell, The Radio Times, 13th January 2017

Fawlty Towers named comedians' favourite sitcom

A survey of comedians has revealed that Fawlty Towers is their favourite sitcom, and Alan Partridge meeting his superfan is their favourite scene. "Don't tell him Pike" was picked as the favourite one-liner.

British Comedy Guide, 4th January 2017

Tessa Peake-Jones: Only Fools won't return

Tessa Peake-Jones - who portrayed Rachel 'Raquel' Turner in the comedy from 1988 until 2003 - doesn't think the television sitcom will ever get another installment now that the mastermind behind the storylines John Sullivan has died because it was his "baby" and no one will ever be able to create the chemistry on screen like he did.

Female First, 20th December 2016

Only Fools And Horses is TV's most-watched ever show

Only Fools And Horses has been announced as the most-watched show in the entire 80-year history of British television.

British Comedy Guide, 31st October 2016

Boycie's Jaguar sells for £115,800

A vintage Jaguar sports car made famous when it featured in Only Fools And Horses has sold for more than £115,000.

BBC News, 3rd September 2016

The best of British sitcom idiots

Following on from the last post about idiots in sitcoms, and some ensuing twittering, perhaps it's only fair we pay tribute to the best of British sitcom idiots. Lots of candidates, for sure, but here are, for my money, the most dimwitted of nincompoops who should be recognised for outstanding services to idiocy.

James Cary, Sitcom Geek, 31st August 2016

What Damien Trotter from OFAH looks like now

While he was all teenage braces and gold chains in the days of Only Fools And Horses, Benjamin Smith has been rocking buzz cuts in a number of roles since leaving the sitcom.

Adam Starkey, Metro, 28th July 2016

Comedy reboots: never go back

If we want to wallow in nostalgia, let's have repeats rather than retreads.

Deborah Shrewsbury, The Custard TV, 11th July 2016

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