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
- Crew members would often find filming outside (often in Bristol, 130 miles from the Trotters' "home" in Peckham, south east London) a tough challenge due to the amount of people who would…
[show]Crew members would often find filming outside (often in Bristol, 130 miles from the Trotters' "home" in Peckham, south east London) a tough challenge due to the amount of people who would turn up just to watch and catch a glimpse of the actors.
- John Sullivan (VIII) wrote the part of Uncle Albert with Buster Merryfield in mind to play him.
- 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.