Only Fools and Horses

Only Fools and Horses (1981)

33 mistakes in season 1

(8 votes)

The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Just before Grandad suggests building the shelter in the New Forest, as Del goes to look the plans for the shelter you can see Grandad sit forwards in his chair. In the next shot Grandad is now sitting back. (00:06:55)

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The Second Time Around - S1-E4

Revealing mistake: When Del, Grandad and Rodney Come Home to the flat after staying with their Aunt, as Del is checking the kitchen you can see Lennard Pearce standing by the door waiting for his cue. (00:26:05)

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Go West Young Man - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: At the end of the episode when Del and Rodney get hit by the car, Del jolts forwards slightly before we hear the sound of the crash. (00:29:10)

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The Second Time Around - S1-E4

Visible crew/equipment: After Del talks about Pauline's second husband kicking the bucket, a boom mic can be seen at the top of the screen. (00:06:00)

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Big Brother - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode when Del walks behind Grandad's chair, the way he is holding his jacket changes between shots. (00:01:15)

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The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: Just before Rodney calls Del a ruthless mercenary, a boom mic shadow can be seen on the far left of the screen. (00:13:40)

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Cash and Curry - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Del put the money on Vimmel's table, the statue jumps from the table to Del's hand between shots. (00:23:30)

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The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Del says about Kenneth Moore in the shelter, a huge boom mic shadow can be seen moving on the wall behind him. (00:15:15)

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The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: In the shelter when Del says, 'Think what i could do with £1000' the shadow of a boom mic can be seen in the top right corner of the screen. (00:13:05)

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A Slow Bus to Chingford - S1-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Del asks Rodney if he is still looking for a job, in the next shot the shadow of a boom mic can be seen on the bottom left corner of the sofa. (00:04:10)

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The Second Time Around - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode, Del hands the box of tissues to his customer, but in the next shot the box has jumped into the hands of the man standing next to her. (00:00:40)

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The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Del says they should drop a bomb on all Russian cities, a boom mic shadow can be seen in the top right corner of the screen. (00:13:35)

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Big Brother - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode when Rodney and Grandad are arguing, Del walks past Grandad and past the chair next to him, yet in the next shot he walks past the chair again. (00:01:15)

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Cash and Curry - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Del is at Vimmal's house, he drops his biscuit in his tea, yet when he takes it out again it is dry. (00:13:00)

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The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Grandad complains his TV doesn't have a picture, a boom mic can be seen in the top left of the screen. (00:12:10)

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Cash and Curry - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Near the beginning of the episode, when Del talks about his Polaroid, there are no extras walking behind him. The shot changes quickly to Rodney, then to a wide shot of both Rodney and Del in which time the 2 extras walking in front of Vimmal have manages to walk down the stairs behind them. (00:02:30)

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Go West Young Man - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode when Del drinks his tea, he picks up the cup with the spoon still in it. When he puts it down the spoon has gone. (00:02:20)

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The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Grandad shouts at Del in the bunker about war, a boom mic shadow can be seen moving on the pillow behind him. (00:15:30)

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The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode when Del say 'a butcher or chemist' Rodney is looking straight forwards. In the next shot he is looking at Del. (00:01:30)

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The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Rodney says that the country isn't prepared for war, a boom mic shadow can be seen on the sofa as Rodney walks past it. (00:05:35)

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Trigger: Problems, Dave?
Rodney: I don't want to talk about it Trig. You ever been wrongly accused of something?
Trigger: Yeah once.
Rodney: Yeah, How did you get out of it?
Trigger: Well I didn't - I was guilty.

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The Jolly Boys' Outing - S99-E8

Trivia: When Albert crashes the boat at the seaside, the little boy who laughs at him is Mickey Pearce's son in real life.

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Question: What exactly did Del and Rodney's mother die of?

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Chosen answer: An apparent long string of illnesses.

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