Only Fools and Horses

The Long Legs of the Law - S2-E1

Revealing mistake: At the very beginning of the episode, Leonard Pearce is waiting for the cue for his character to start looking for his teeth. He's standing in the living room, between his room and Del and Rodney's room. (00:00:25)

Strained Relations - S4-E2

Revealing mistake: When everyone's back at the flat, as Del Boy is looking straight down the hallway to his and Rodney's bedroom, someone comes up to him and he turns around. When it goes from his close-up to the wide shot of everyone else the shadow of the camera reversing backwards is visible for a few seconds.

David Hutchinson

The Second Time Around - S1-E4

Revealing mistake: When Del, Grandad and Rodney come home to the flat after staying with their Aunt, as Grandad is checking the kitchen you can see Lennard Pearce standing by the door waiting for his cue. (00:26:05)


Go West Young Man - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: At the end of the episode when Del and Rodney get hit by the car, Del jolts forwards slightly before we hear the sound of the crash. (00:29:10)


Three Men, a Woman and a Baby - S7-E6

Revealing mistake: When Albert and Rodney are waiting in the hospital corridor, at one point it is around 2am in the morning. A view out the window and reflections show that it is broad daylight.

Healthy Competition - S3-E2

Revealing mistake: When Del is trying to sell those hooky toy dogs, there are some shots of the policeman walking across the street. The same clip of that policeman is played twice, only one is longer than the other (note a grey-haired man walk across the screen twice). (00:01:35)

To Hull and Back - S99-E4

Revealing mistake: When Denzil thinks he's going mad seeing Del cross the road, look at the zebra crossing Del is walking on. It's just a bit of carpet rolled down on the ground.

Joe Mc

Hole in One - S4-E3

Revealing mistake: Uncle Albert is seen putting the post back through the letter box. If you watch the scene carefully, the letters appear to pull themselves through, no doubt with a helping hand from the crew.

Joe Mc

Friday the 14th - S3-E3

Revealing mistake: In the Trotter's flat at the start, in some shots, you can see the mirror has been bent so you can't see the camera's reflection.

Joe Mc

Homesick - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: When the kid steals the orange, look how the orange is conveniently placed higher than the rest to make it easier for him to pick up.

Joe Mc

Modern Men - S8-E2

Revealing mistake: When Del and his mates are in the pub, when it's Del's turn for the drinks, he gives Mike a hairdryer (really an electric paint stripper). If you notice, Del picks up the hairdryer off the floor.

Joe Mc

A Touch of Glass - S2-E7

Revealing mistake: When towing the car, the tow rope is slack, showing the van is not towing the other car. (00:05:45)

Sickness & Wealth - S6-E5

Revealing mistake: When Rodney is asking Del if he thinks the bathroom is haunted, you can see stage lights in his spoon. (00:10:20)

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A Royal Flush - S99-E5

Revealing mistake: Look behind Rodney and Vicky as they enter the theatre for the Gala performance. A small crowd has gathered across the road to watch the filming.

Joe Mc

Mother Nature's Son - S99-E12

Revealing mistake: When Raquel walks into the living room after Rodney has told Del about the successful bloke, you can see a studio light on one of the pictures on the wall.

Joe Mc

Little Problems - S6-E6

Revealing mistake: As Del is sitting down to watch his video, if you watch the video recorder, a false top superimposes over the real one.

Joe Mc

Who's a Pretty Boy? - S3-E7

Revealing mistake: When Denzil's wife storms out of the room and slams the door behind her, you can see that the wall to the right of the door lurches forward under the pressure of the closing door.

No Greater Love... - S2-E4

Revealing mistake: When Rodney first meets his new girlfriend, watch as he says "Pleased to meet you Irene". He spits on her. Not a great first impression.

Joe Mc

The Unlucky Winner Is... - S6-E4

Revealing mistake: When Rodney and Del are sitting on the balcony and Cassandra has gone to get Rodney a drink, if you look in the glass door, you can see Cassandra's reflection with the drink waiting for her cue to come in.

Joe Mc

The Second Time Around - S1-E4

Revealing mistake: When Grandad is speaking strangely and telling Del that Pauline has hidden his teeth, you can see his bottom set of teeth.


The Long Legs of the Law - S2-E1

Revealing mistake: At the very beginning of the episode, Leonard Pearce is waiting for the cue for his character to start looking for his teeth. He's standing in the living room, between his room and Del and Rodney's room. (00:00:25)

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Uncle Albert: Is that the radio I hear, Rodney?
Rodney: No, Elton John popped in and he's rehearsing in the kitchen!

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Trivia: Only Fools and Horses was recently voted Britain's Best Sitcom, beating BlackAdder and the Vicar of Dibley into second and third place respectively.

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