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Old 02-02-2010, 13:02
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Yuppy Love; (the episode where he falls though the bar)


That obviously, but aside from that its 2 well written separate story lines that start together then separate then briefly intertwine but then separate again before finally meeting up at the end with fantastic comedy material throughout and exceptional performances.
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Old 02-02-2010, 13:06
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Where do you begin?

The peckam pouncer was one

The one where they built a nuclear fallout shelter on the top of the flats

The one where Del gives those thugs a dam good kickin for Rodney.

There are many others but those 3 stand out the most.
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Old 02-02-2010, 13:13
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This thread makes me want to buy the box set now! There are so many good episodes!
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Old 02-02-2010, 13:31
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Sky's The Limit is a good episode, where Dell gets a Satellite Dish, thinking it's Boycies Satellite Dish, only to find it's been nicked from the Runway at Gatwick.

Trigger had the best lines though, the Batman & Robin episode, where there in Sid's cafe, Trigger has been awarded a medal for having the same brush for 20 years, even though it's had 14 new heads & 17 new handles.
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Old 02-02-2010, 13:32
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Yuppy Love where Del falls through the bar, which is IMO one of the funniest scenes ever on TV! I forgot that last night.

And the Damien birth episode, that was so funny and touching on so many levels: Del running around saying 'It's a baby' but not having a clue what sex! Rodney hearing The Omen music when he looks at Damien! And of course, one of the most touching scenes ever when Del held his new son up to the skies for his mum to see and was talking to him I cried buckets.

Then of course, the episode when Grandad died and Del shouts at Rodney 'Get over it? get over it? I haven't even started yet!


I have them all on DVD and STILL don't know the proper names for the episodes!
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Old 02-02-2010, 13:39
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The one where Del is selling mobile phones that almost impale you with the flick up ariel & cause massive tv interferance when you use it.
And the Russian army surplus cctv cameras.
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Old 02-02-2010, 13:41
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Yuppy Love where Del falls through the bar, which is IMO one of the funniest scenes ever on TV! I forgot that last night.

And the Damien birth episode, that was so funny and touching on so many levels: Del running around saying 'It's a baby' but not having a clue what sex! Rodney hearing The Omen music when he looks at Damien! And of course, one of the most touching scenes ever when Del held his new son up to the skies for his mum to see and was talking to him I cried buckets.

Then of course, the episode when Grandad died and Del shouts at Rodney 'Get over it? get over it? I haven't even started yet!


I have them all on DVD and STILL don't know the proper names for the episodes!
Not too fussy on the Yuppie Love episode, but saying that, there's not a bad episode when Only Fools went to 50 min.

The Damian birth episode is called Three Men a Woman & a Baby.
Couple of highlights, in the Pub Mike tells Trigger to ask Rodney whet the Baby's name will be, as Mike can't enter his own competition. So Trigger asks Rodney what the name is & replies to Mike,"if it's a Girl there going to call it Sigourney after the Actress. If it's a boy, there going to call it Rodney, after Dave".
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Old 02-02-2010, 14:03
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When Rodney got married, I cried a few times during that one.
The final scene, when Del is left all alone upstairs at The Nag's Head and 'Holding Back The Years' is playing is very moving

[QUOTETrigger had the best lines though, the Batman & Robin episode, where there in Sid's cafe, Trigger has been awarded a medal for having the same brush for 20 years, even though it's had 14 new heads & 17 new handles.[/quote]


My favourite Trigger line is in the final trilogy (the true final trilogy). They are in the pub - Rodney muses on Andy Warhol's comment on the transient nature of fame;

"Yeah, like Gandhi."

"What do you mean?"

"Well he made one great film and you never heard from him again."

Its just so well done as Trigger sits there in his own world. Nobody says anything but they each react with an individual look of bemusement then, one by one, move away.

A truly great comic moment.
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Old 02-02-2010, 14:05
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Not too fussy on the Yuppie Love episode, but saying that, there's not a bad episode when Only Fools went to 50 min.

The Damian birth episode is called Three Men a Woman & a Baby.
Couple of highlights, in the Pub Mike tells Trigger to ask Rodney whet the Baby's name will be, as Mike can't enter his own competition. So Trigger asks Rodney what the name is & replies to Mike,"if it's a Girl there going to call it Sigourney after the Actress. If it's a boy, there going to call it Rodney, after Dave".
Another corker! Trigger is a brilliant character.

There's also the one where they paint their Mother's headstone (more like a monument the size of it!) with the glow in the dark paint that they also painted the local Chinese takeaway with!

And Peckham Spring had it's funny bits, especially when the water glowed in the dark after they'd switched the lights off!
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Old 02-02-2010, 14:10
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The falling through the bar thing really isn't funny any more. It's just been done to death now, it's been shown so often. It was very funny the first time I saw it, it just isn't after the 500th...
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Old 02-02-2010, 14:10
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Fatal Extraction

Receptionist arguing with Del - "What's wrong with you, you moron"

Trigger walks in behind "Oh just a couple of fillings"



There is also an episode with a pub singer called Ziggy Sawdust and you see the briefest glimpse of Trigger dancing to him in the Nags Head that cracks me up.
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Old 02-02-2010, 14:12
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The final scene, when Del is left all alone upstairs at The Nag's Head and 'Holding Back The Years' is playing is very moving

[QUOTETrigger had the best lines though, the Batman & Robin episode, where there in Sid's cafe, Trigger has been awarded a medal for having the same brush for 20 years, even though it's had 14 new heads & 17 new handles.

My favourite Trigger line is in the final trilogy (the true final trilogy). They are in the pub - Rodney muses on Andy Warhol's comment on the transient nature of fame;

"Yeah, like Gandhi."

"What do you mean?"

"Well he made one great film and you never heard from him again."

Its just so well done as Trigger sits there in his own world. Nobody says anything but they each react with an individual look of bemusement then, one by one, move away.

A truly great comic moment.[/quote]


Classic Trigger.
The episode Mother Natures Son, Del trying to figgure how to get rid of the Drums full of gunge,Trigger arrives & mentions that the Waste Depot is open 24 hours a Day. Del arives there that Night, with Denzil & Trigger in Denzil's van only to find it's closed, Trigger says" it's closed", Del turns round & says to Trigger, "You said it was open 24 hours a Day"? Trigger replies,"Yes, but not at Night".
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Old 02-02-2010, 14:21
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Batmasn & Robin episode.
Del & Rodders turn up as Batman & Robin, only to find the Party, is a Wake.
Del & Rodders go into the Kitchen to get a Beer, Trigger is there, mentions to Rodney, that Del & Rodney would never have won 1st prise, as Del is alright, but Rodney doesn't look like Tonto.
Trigger also mentions he feels stupid as well, although Trigger is in a Suit & Tie[perfectly dressed for the Wake]Trigger is in fancy dress, as he;'s turned up as a Chauffeur.

Also the same episode, Del & Rodney are in the flat, Uncle Albert mentions the Apple Juice is horrible, Rodney realises Albert has drunk, his Urine Sample, he's supposed to be taking to the Clinic.
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Old 02-02-2010, 14:23
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It's only rock and roll
Rodney pretending to drum on top of Del's van excited about practicing with his band and says to Del 'Oi, I reckon this group of mine could really go places.

Del leans into the van

Rodney - "We're styling ourselves on Frankie Goes To Hollywood!" He then drums with his hands on the roof causing Del to jump and bang his head.

Then Del says "You dozy little twonk Rodney, you bang on the roof of my van like that again it wont be Frankie Goes To Hollywood, it'll be Rodney goes to hospital"

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Old 02-02-2010, 15:57
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"you bits of kid don't know the meaning of the word cold, you should of been with me on the russian convoys, one day it was so cold my lighter froze"

"come on then one quick light ale"
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Old 02-02-2010, 16:01
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DAVID JASON please make more, miss you, even when life was poo you were always there to make us laugh.
Well with Frost finishing soon, it's possible, unless he has another acting job lined up.
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Old 02-02-2010, 16:05
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I'm related to the actor who played Dirty Barry.
The late Walter Sparrow. I don't think I recall seeing him in anything else on TV myself, any other notable TV roles??
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Old 02-02-2010, 16:14
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Well with Frost finishing soon, it's possible, unless he has another acting job lined up.
I thought he'd stated a few times that he would not make any more, hence why they are trying it from a different angle with the younger versions of the characters. That could go on for years and years.
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Old 02-02-2010, 16:17
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I thought he'd stated a few times that he would not make any more, hence why they are trying it from a different angle with the younger versions of the characters. That could go on for years and years.
It would be nice if they did a one-off special maybe in character looking back and recalling their escapades from the series.
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Old 02-02-2010, 16:18
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The poem Del recites in Go West Young Man is funny. The line he's supposed to finish with is 'bastard' but instead he just says 'Grandad' as he gives Grandad some of the money from the dodgy motor he sold to the australian
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Old 02-02-2010, 16:58
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This thread makes me want to buy the box set now! There are so many good episodes!
Me too! Have really lol at these quotes.
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Old 02-02-2010, 18:28
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Old 02-02-2010, 19:00
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Fatal Extraction

Receptionist arguing with Del - "What's wrong with you, you moron"

Trigger walks in behind "Oh just a couple of fillings"



There is also an episode with a pub singer called Ziggy Sawdust and you see the briefest glimpse of Trigger dancing to him in the Nags Head that cracks me up.
That was the last episode, the other act was Lordy Geordie, a Robson & Green tribute act.

Same episode, Sid throwing Marlene out of the pub[as Marlane had just had a Boob job, after everyone was speculating that Boycie had Killed her]"Get out & take your foster tits with you".
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Old 02-02-2010, 19:04
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This thread makes me want to buy the box set now! There are so many good episodes!
If you do, do yourself a favour and buy the US versions from: http://www.amazon.com/Only-Fools-Hor...5136823&sr=8-1, or somewhere similar they are not cut nearly as much as the butchered UK versions and they also have extras on the DVDs, you may have to buy a new or modify your old DVD player to play them, but it's worth it.
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Old 02-02-2010, 19:44
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watch uk gold if u have it theres an episode on most days
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