Only Fools and Horses (1981–2003)
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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 ... See full summary »

Director:

Tony Dow

Writer:

John Sullivan
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
David Jason ... Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
Nicholas Lyndhurst ... Rodney Trotter
Buster Merryfield ... Uncle Albert Trotter
Gwyneth Strong ... Cassandra Parry
Roger Lloyd Pack ... Trigger
Patrick Murray ... Mickey Pearce
Steven Woodcock Steven Woodcock ... Jevon
Francesca Brill Francesca Brill ... Emma
William Thomas ... Barman
Diana Katis Diana Katis ... Dale
Laura Jackson Laura Jackson ... Marsha
Tracy Clark Tracy Clark ... Girl in Disco
Hazel McBride Hazel McBride ... Snobby Girl
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Storyline

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. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 January 1989 (UK) See more »

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Color:

Color
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Trivia

The decision to extend the running times of episodes was the point where Only Fools and Horses (1981) came into its own as a comedy-drama, according to David Jason. Now not just a sitcom, there was more time for John Sullivan's great lines, and more space for things to unfold. Jason doubted that without the extra length, the romances between Del and Raquel and Rodney and Cassandra would never have developed, and he was glad to have Tessa Peake-Jones and Gwyneth Strong in the cast because they knew what they were doing and fit right in. See more »

Goofs

After Del Boy has fallen through the bar in the bistro, during the long shot when he starts to leave, a bit of a blue crash mat is visible where the fall took place. See more »

Quotes

[In a wine bar, Del is leaning against a folding section at the end of the bar. He sees an attractive young woman looking at him]
Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter: [stands up as he talks to Trigger] Think we're on a winner here, Trig.
[a barman comes along and lifts up the section that Del was leaning against to get through but he doesn't put it back down again, leaving a gap. This happens behind Del's back and he doesn't notice at all]
Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter: Alright. Play it nice and cool, son. Nice and cool, you know what I mean...
[...]
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Connections

References Wall Street (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

The Spell! (Get Down With The Genie)
(uncredited)
Written by Mark Brydon
Performed by The Funky Worm
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'Play it nice and cool son...'
8 July 2017 | by craigcushingSee all my reviews

Arugably the best episode out of all the series and its not just for the notorious bar scene. The opening scene with Del, Albert, and Rodney in the flat is what makes this show so special. Flawless acting and semmingly undeited for a good 10 min dialogue, Delboy doscussing the troubles bringing Rodney up and vice versa.


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