For 15 years, Brothers Derek 'Del boy' and Rodney Trotter of 'Trotters Independant Traders PLC' have entertained us both with Del's extreme optimism and scams and, quite simply, Rodney's facial expressions upon hearing those scams. Throughout the years, Grandad died and the equally funny Uncle Albert came to live with them, the brothers married and Del Boy had a son, Damien.
Last EpisodeTV Special: Sleepless in Peckham Aired: Dec. 25, 2003
- After 22 years in Nelson Mandela House, the Trotters face eviction by the Official Receiver. They're in desperate need of some dosh …
Only Fools and Horses: Season 1, Episode #5 - A Slow Bus to Chingford
Del has a dream: The Trotter corporate skyscraper, rising majestically against the Peckham skyline. It's time…
Only Fools and Horses: Season 1, Episode #3 - Cash and Curry
Del's swooping in on a deal of a lifetime - it could keep them in Pilau rice forever. All he has to do is get…
Series Fun Facts
- Kenneth MacDonald used to plant a beer mat on his nose and say "Who threw that?"
- Rodney's personality was based on the experiences of series creator John Sullivan, who also had an older sibling and, like Rodney, claimed to have been a dreamer and an idealist in his youth.
- The BBC weren't sure initially about the casting of David Jason because he and Nicholas Lyndhurst looked nothing alike; John Sullivan (VIII) disagreed. Del needed to be shorter to remove any…
[show]The BBC weren't sure initially about the casting of David Jason because he and Nicholas Lyndhurst looked nothing alike; John Sullivan (VIII) disagreed. Del needed to be shorter to remove any sense of physical intimidation between the brothers, and to imply the suspected illegitimacy of the Trotters.