Only Fools and Horses

Only Fools and Horses (1981)

25 mistakes in season 4

(9 votes)

Strained Relations - S4-E2

Revealing mistake: When everyone's back at the flat, as Del Boy is looking straight down the hallway to his and Rodney's bedroom, someone comes up to him and he turns around. When it goes from his close-up to the wide shot of everyone else the shadow of the camera reversing backwards is visible for a few seconds.

David Hutchinson

Hole in One - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: When Rodney says "yeah he did. The landlord.", in reply to Solly, he has a glass up to his mouth. In the next shot, he has obviously just swallowed what was in there, the glass is back on the table and you can see his cheekbones moving.

Hole in One - S4-E3

Revealing mistake: Uncle Albert is seen putting the post back through the letter box. If you watch the scene carefully, the letters appear to pull themselves through, no doubt with a helping hand from the crew.

Joe Mc

Hole in One - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: At the begining of the episode, there is a box that is by the table Rodney is sitting on. A little later, Albert and Del come and open that box. The box disappears and then reappears between shots. (00:02:05)

As One Door Closes - S4-E7

Revealing mistake: When Del sees Denzil skating along and tells him that he's got his money (the butterfly), Denzil gives him a high five and crushes the butterfly. If you look at Del's hand when Denzil goes past him, you can see the butterfly is not crushed at all.

Hole in One - S4-E3

Revealing mistake: When the post is being posted through the door, you can see the letters appear in the letterbox and then wait a few seconds for Albert to hang his coat up before being pushed through. (00:01:00)

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Happy Returns - S4-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Del goes back to the bar after realising that Debbie is his, in the top left of the screen, a shadow of a boom mic can be seen moving away near the "Carlsberg" sign.

Joe Mc

Happy Returns - S4-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Del and Rodney are in Debbie's flat, Del and Rodney are talking about June not having a record player. A shadow of either a camera or a crew member are visible on the open front door.

Joe Mc

As One Door Closes - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: In series 4 episode 2, we see Grandad's grave. The scenery is sparse, no trees or bushes. In this episode Del is at their mum's and points to Grandad's grave. There are now massive trees and bushes.

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As One Door Closes - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Del asks Rodney why Denzil lost his job, there is no sign of Denzil or anyone else behind Del. When Del turns round, the market is packed and Denzil has appeared from nowhere. (00:09:25)

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Modern Men - S8-E2

Mike: Well?
Trigger: Well what?
Mike: What are they naming the baby?
Trigger: If it's a girl, they're calling her Sigourney, after an actress. And if it's a boy, they're calling him Rodney, after Dave.

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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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Chosen answer: An apparent long string of illnesses.

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