History YMMV / OnlyFoolsAndHorses

10th Apr '18 2:32:05 PM AmuckCricetine
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** In the episode with the seance, Trigger says that the figure being described by the spirit medium 'sounds like Creator/JimmySavile', when it was in fact Del and Rodney's mum. They were not impressed by the comparison even then, and this was long before the truth about Savile became known.
*** Even worse, the Trotters made a cameo on The Russel Harty Show in 1983 where Rodney asks Del what to say if anybody asks who he is, Del replies with 'I don't know, say that you're a Creator/JimmySavile love child!'

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** In the episode with the seance, Trigger says that the figure being described by the spirit medium 'sounds "sounds like Creator/JimmySavile', Creator/JimmySavile", when it was in fact Del and Rodney's mum. They were not impressed by the comparison even then, and this was long before the truth about Savile became known.
*** Even worse, the Trotters made a cameo on The ''The Russel Harty Show Show'' in 1983 where Rodney asks Del what to say if anybody asks who he is, Del replies with 'I don't know, say that you're a Creator/JimmySavile love child!'
8th Mar '18 3:01:18 AM AmuckCricetine
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** Or is he trying to spite Rodney for ruining his chances of going to Australia and getting rich in the previous episode, "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire?"
10th Feb '18 6:33:53 PM AndIntroducingALeg
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*** For some fans, this amounted to ItsTheSameNowItSucks: They liked the idea of seeing Del and Rodney living their fish-out-of-water lifestyles among the jet-set, but what they got was Del and Rodney back in their old Peckham flat, and doing the same old thing.
5th Dec '17 5:29:43 PM ClintEastwood
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** When Rodney joins an aspiring rock band in an early episode, one of the band members is played by DavidThewlis.

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** When Rodney joins an aspiring rock band in an early episode, one of the band members is played by DavidThewlis.Creator/DavidThewlis.
12th Sep '17 9:21:59 AM OlfinBedwere
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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Del's behaviour throughout "A Royal Flush" is so out of character that many fans have wondered whether he genuinely was worried from the start that the Duke wouldn't have approved of Rodney's romance with his daughter and would have arranged for an "accident" to happen, or whether it was just something he came up with on the spot to try and calm Rodney down after he screwed everything up.



* FanonDiscontinuity: Many fans ignore the [[PostScriptSeason 2001-03 Christmas trilogy]] because it completely undid the 'perfect' ending of the original finale; the 1996 Christmas trilogy, where the Trotters at last achieve their dream of becoming millionaires and walk off into a glowing sunset... apparently only for Del to lose it all on the stock markets. (Though they do gain a sizeable portion of it back through Uncle Albert's will in the final, final episode.)

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* FanonDiscontinuity: FanonDiscontinuity:
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Many fans ignore the [[PostScriptSeason 2001-03 Christmas trilogy]] because it completely undid the 'perfect' ending of the original finale; the 1996 Christmas trilogy, where the Trotters at last achieve their dream of becoming millionaires and walk off into a glowing sunset... apparently only for Del to lose it all on the stock markets. (Though they do gain a sizeable portion of it back through Uncle Albert's will in the final, final episode.)



** One detail that needs highlighting is the end line. At the close of the first 'last episode' Del declares, "This time next year, we could be billionaires," a superb twist on his defining catchphrase. After 2003, the final line would always be, "D'you know Rodney? That's a bloody good idea." Which doesn't quite have that same ring to it.

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** One detail that needs highlighting is the end line. At the close of the first 'last episode' Del declares, "This time next year, we could be billionaires," a superb twist on his defining catchphrase. After 2003, the final line would always be, "D'you know Rodney? That's a bloody good idea." Which doesn't quite have that same ring to it.[[note]]("Beckham in Peckham," which came along 11 years later, at least has a more thematically appropriate final line, namely Del and Rodney calling David Beckham a plonker after he unwittingly imitates Del's fall from "Yuppy Love")[[/note]]
30th Aug '17 12:09:34 PM Steerpike
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** The episode "Wanted", in which as a joke Del convinces Rodney that a woman has accused him of sexual assault (she actually uses the word "rape") doesn't sit well in today's climate of politcal correctness and the serious consequences that such an accusation can have for a man. As in "A Royal Flush" later on, Del veers from JerkWithAHeartOfGold into plain {{Jerkass}} territory, continuing to taunt Rodney about it when Rodney is clearly upset by the whole affair.

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** The episode "Wanted", in which as a joke Del convinces Rodney that a woman has accused him of sexual assault (she actually uses the word "rape") doesn't sit well in today's climate of politcal correctness and the serious consequences that such an accusation can have for a man.man. There's also the fact that the woman is clearly vulnerable and would have an elevated risk of being raped for real, and would stand almost no chance of being taken seriously. As in "A Royal Flush" later on, Del veers from JerkWithAHeartOfGold into plain {{Jerkass}} territory, continuing to taunt Rodney about it when Rodney is clearly upset by the whole affair.
13th Jun '17 3:51:25 AM MightyKombat
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*** Well, to be fair ...
12th Jun '17 9:14:50 PM nombretomado
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** Creator/JimBroadbent was a relative unknown when he first portrayed Roy Slater in the 1983 episode "May The Force Be With You", but has since become a well-known film actor, winning an [[AcademyAward Oscar]] along the way.

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** Creator/JimBroadbent was a relative unknown when he first portrayed Roy Slater in the 1983 episode "May The Force Be With You", but has since become a well-known film actor, winning an [[AcademyAward [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Oscar]] along the way.
11th May '17 7:00:54 AM chrisboote
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**** Well, to be fair ...
24th Apr '17 9:15:59 PM ChristianLaFleur
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*** Even worse, the Trotters made a cameo on The Russel Harty Show in 1983 where Rodney asks Del what to say if anybody asks who he is, Del replies with 'I don't know, say just that you're a Creator/JimmySavile love child!'

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*** Even worse, the Trotters made a cameo on The Russel Harty Show in 1983 where Rodney asks Del what to say if anybody asks who he is, Del replies with 'I don't know, say just that you're a Creator/JimmySavile love child!'
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