Best TV trivia of 1981

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Trivia: Only Fools and Horses was recently voted Britain's Best Sitcom, beating BlackAdder and the Vicar of Dibley into second and third place respectively.

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Trivia: Nero, the pet "hairy caterpillar creature" of Baron Greenback speaks in a strange gibberish. In fact this 'gibberish' is a recording of David Jason (who also provided the voice of Dangermouse, amongst others) albeit it speeded up and played backwards.

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Trivia: Douglas Adams makes several cameo appearences in the series. A drinker in the pub in part one, the man walking into the sea and a member of the Cirius Cybernetics marketing division in part two.


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P.S. I Love You - S2-E20

Trivia: When Colt finds Syringes in Cassie's bag, she explains that she is a Type 1 Diabetic which stunted her growth. In real life Dana Hill who played Cassie was indeed a Type 1 Diabetic which did indeed stunt her growth. Sadly the actress would pass away from a diabetes related illness in 1996.

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