Only Fools and Horses is a British sitcom, created and written by John Sullivan. Seven series were originally broadcast on BBC One in the United Kingdom between 1981 and 1991, with sporadic Christmas specials until 2003. Episodes are regularly repeated on Gold and occasionally repeated on BBC One.
Set Show more... in Peckham in south London, it stars David Jason as ambitious market trader Derek "Del Boy" Trotter, Nicholas Lyndhurst as his younger brother Rodney, and Lennard Pearce as their elderly Grandad. After Pearce's death in 1984, his character was replaced by Uncle Albert. Backed by a strong supporting cast, the series chronicles the Trotters' highs and lows in life, in particular their attempts to get rich.
After a relatively slow start, the show went on to achieve consistently high ratings, and the 1996 episode "Time On Our Hands" holds the record for the highest UK audience for a sitcom episode, attracting 24.3 million viewers. Critically and popularly acclaimed, the series received numerous awards, including recognition from BAFTA, the National Television Awards and the Royal Television Society, as well as winning individual accolades for both Sullivan and Jason. It was voted Britain's Best Sitcom in a 2004 BBC poll.
@Coeulle Could watch Big Bang, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Only Fools and Horses over and over and over and it got bored and still laugh24 minutes ago
@🇸🇩🤘🏾 Netflix is so dead, I'll sit there searching for ages and then end up watching Only Fools and Horses every time43 minutes ago
@Sonia Rossi @MrSwiftFudge Same goes for Only Fools and Horses in its own way though the latter was more slapstick of u know what I mean.1 hour 2 minutes ago