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 …
Series Fun Facts
- David Jason was cast as Del Boy after the producers saw him in Open All Hours (UK).
- The original ending (in 1996) was that Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert become cartoon characters as they walked into the sunset. The director, however, decided against this idea.
- 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.