Best Episodes Of Only Fools and Horses

Only Fools and HorsesOnly Fools and Horses is a TV series starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, and Roger Lloyd Pack. Comedy that follows two brothers from London’s rough Peckham estate as they wheel and deal through a number of dodgy deals and…

Release Date: September 1981

10. The Class of ’62

Only Fools and Horses Season 7 Episode 4Air Date: 20 Jan. 1991
Season 7, Episode 4

Del is invited to a school reunion with Boycie, Denzil and Trigger. The organiser remains a mystery until disgraced ex-policeman Roy Slater appears. After drinks in the Nag’s Head they all repair to the flat where Del discovers that Slater is married to Raquel, who wants a divorce from him. Happily for Del he finds out that Slater is getting a rake-off from the diamond heist for which he served time and uses this to blackmail him into divorcing Raquel.

9. Stage Fright

Only Fools and Horses Season 7 Episode 3Air Date: 13 Jan. 1991
Season 7, Episode 3

Del tries his hand at being a showbiz manager, and one of his clients is his 3-months pregnant girlfriend Raquel. But will things go to plan?

8. Danger UXD

Only Fools and Horses Season 6 Episode 2Air Date: 15 Jan. 1989
Season 6, Episode 2

Del buys a consignment of blow-up sex dolls to sell on to elderly Dirty Barry, who has a sex shop. Unfortunately, the dolls are filled with propane gas and will explode if they are exposed to heat. When two of the dolls self-inflate in the flat, Del dresses them in his late mother’s clothes to get them into the van incognito. However, when he arrives at his destination, Dirty Barry is unable to oblige – as his licence has been revoked by the council.

7. Yuppy Love

Only Fools and Horses Season 6 Episode 1Air Date: 8 Jan. 1989
Season 6, Episode 1

After seeing the film ‘Wall Street’ Del fancies himself as Peckham’s answer to Gordon Gecko and changes his image. He even – temporarily – gives up the Nag’s Head for a trendy wine bar where he is just a little too casual for his own good. Rodney goes on a computer course and meets a nice girl called Cassandra. When she offers him a lift home, he is ashamed to tell her where he lives and gets her to drop him off in an upmarket suburban avenue. She eventually rumbles his deception, but agrees to go on a date anyway.

6. Friday the 14th

Only Fools and Horses Season 3 Episode 3Air Date: 24 Nov. 1983
Season 3, Episode 3

A fishing trip to Cornwall is on the cards for the Trotters, with a stay in Boycie’s empty weekend cottage. However, on arriving on a dark, stormy night with powerlines in the area down, they are stopped in a police roadblock and informed that an escapee from the local hospital for the criminally insane is on the loose. Could this be the start of a horror story for the unwitting Trotters?

5. The Unlucky Winner Is…

Only Fools and Horses Season 6 Episode 4Air Date: 29 Jan. 1989
Season 6, Episode 4

Rodney wins a prize in a competition he didn’t even know he’d entered, and he Cassandra are going to sunny Spain as a prize. However, Del Boy’s coming too… and not as his brother.

4. Chain Gang

Only Fools and Horses Season 6 Episode 3Air Date: 22 Jan. 1989
Season 6, Episode 3

Arnie, a jeweller who retired early on health grounds, sells Del and his mates some gold chains but then says he wants them back for a previous customer. However he will ensure that he gets double the price to satisfy Del and his friends. As he is selling the chains to the other customer, Mr. Stavros, he collapses with a heart attack and is taken away, along with the money and the chains, by two ambulance men. However, it is a con. They are not real ambulance drivers but Arnie’s sons, helping him relieve punters of their money. But then Cassandra hears that Arnie is …

3. The Jolly Boys’ Outing

Only Fools and Horses Season 6 Episode 7Air Date: 25 Dec. 1989
Season 6, Episode 7

The Nag’s Head regulars head to the seaside town of Margate for an eventful day trip.

2. Time on Our Hands

Only Fools and Horses Season 8 Episode 3Air Date: 29 Dec. 1996
Season 8, Episode 3

Things aren’t too good at Nelson Mandela house. Raquel’s parents are due to visit for dinner and will be meeting Del for the first time, causing her to panic. Dinner is ultimately ruined after Albert unfortunately mixes up the gravy and coffee jars. Meanwhile, Rodney appears to be struggling to come to terms with Cassandra’s miscarriage, causing Del to take extreme steps to get him talking about it. Things begin to look up however, in the shape of an antique watch. Is Del’s vision of becoming millionaire finally going to come to pass?

1. Heroes and Villains

Only Fools and Horses Season 8 Episode 1Air Date: 25 Dec. 1996
Season 8, Episode 1

Del has applied for a council grant but been turned down. After giving Rodney a bracelet for his birthday inscribed ‘Rooney’, Del drives Rodney to a fancy dress party where they are dressed as Batman and Robin. However the Reliant Robin breaks down and, as the brothers are running through the fog in costume, they scare off a gang of muggers about to rob a female councillor. At the party they are the only guests in costume because the birthday boy has actually died and the party is now a wake. But there is good news next day when Del catches one of the muggers as he is…