Only Fools and Horses

Only Fools and Horses (1981)

48 mistakes in special episodes

(9 votes)

To Hull and Back - S99-E4

Continuity mistake: Rodney says that he picked up the money off the table when they were trying to escape from the police, yet if you look closely he never goes near it. And he never has another chance to pick it up.

Migster

Miami Twice (2) - S99-E11

Audio problem: Del and Rodney are on the plane to Miami. Rodney tells Del to take the headphones off. Del's mouth says 'what, these?', but it is overdubbed with a laugh.

Fatal Extraction - S99-E13

Audio problem: In one of the scenes where you see Del trying to sell some ski wear at the market, his lips are obviously saying something totally different to what he actually says. They have dubbed over the original soundtrack.

The Jolly Boys' Outing - S99-E8

Continuity mistake: When Del says to Rodney "Rodney, give me that ball!", while Rodney and his mates are playing football, Boycie is walking behind them. The next shot is Rodney and behind him is Boycie in the coach as if he has been sitting there all along.

Joe Mc

Miami Twice (2) - S99-E11

Deliberate mistake: Del had the smugler's letter in his pocket when he fell in the swamp. Yet, when he takes it out at the rangers station, it's perfectly dry. Surely, it should be soaked.

Dates - S99-E7

Visible crew/equipment: As Rodney is coming round a corner while being chased, if you look carefully, you can see that the driver is a stunt driver and the passenger is a dummy.

Joe Mc

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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Trivia: The story behind why Trigger calls Rodney Dave is that apparently Roger Lloyd Pack kept getting names mixed up during rehearsals early on in the show's history. "Dave" came from David Jason when he was actually with Nicholas Lyndhurst [Rodney]. It stuck and quickly became part of the show's immense appeal.

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Chosen answer: An apparent long string of illnesses.

Answer: Joan Mavis Trotter (Nee Hollins) was an unseen character in Only Fools And Horses, having died in 1964, 17 years before the series began. She died of an alcohol related illness due to both her sham marriage to Reg Trotter and being hit hard by the death of her secret lover Freddie "The Frog" Robdal.

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Answer: Short of breath.

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