Only Fools and Horses

Only Fools and Horses (1981)

31 mistakes in season 1

The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Just before Grandad suggests building the shelter in the New Forest, as Del goes to look the plans for the shelter you can see Grandad sit forwards in his chair. In the next shot Grandad is now sitting back in his chair.

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Dwarf

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.

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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.

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Dwarf
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Big Brother - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode when Del walks behind Grandad's chair, the way he is holding his jacket changes between shots.

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Dwarf

The Second Time Around - S1-E4

Visible crew/equipment: After Del talks about Pauline's second husband kicking the bucket, a boom mic can be seen at the top of the screen.

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Dwarf

Cash and Curry - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Del put the money on Vimmel's table, the statue jumps from the table to Del's hand between shots.

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Dwarf

The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: In the shelter when Del says, 'Think what i could do with £1000' the shadow of a boom mic can be seen in the top right corner of the screen.

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Dwarf

The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: Just before Rodney calls Del a ruthless mercenary, a boom mic shadow can be seen on the far left of the screen.

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Dwarf

The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Del says about Kenneth Moore in the shelter, a huge boom mic shadow can be seen moving on the wall behind him.

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Dwarf

Big Brother - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode when Rodney and Grandad are arguing, Del walks past Grandad and past the chair next to him, yet in the next shot he walks past the chair again.

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Dwarf

A Slow Bus to Chingford - S1-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Del asks Rodney if he is still looking for a job, in the next shot the shadow of a boom mic can be seen on the bottom left corner of the sofa.

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Dwarf

The Second Time Around - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode, Del hands the box of tissues to his customer, but in the next shot the box has jumped into the hands of the man standing next to her.

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Dwarf

The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Del says they should drop a bomb on all Russian cities, a boom mic shadow can be seen in the top right corner of the screen.

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Cash and Curry - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Del is at Vimmal's house, he drops his biscuit in his tea, yet when he takes it out again it is dry.

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The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Grandad complains his TV doesn't have a picture, a boom mic can be seen in the top left of the screen.

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Cash and Curry - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Near the beginning of the episode, when Del talks about his Polaroid, there are no extras walking behind him. The shot changes quickly to Rodney, then to a wide shot of both Rodney and Del in which time the 2 extras walking in front of Vimmal have manages to walk down the stairs behind them.

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Dwarf
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Go West Young Man - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode when Del drinks his tea, he picks up the cup with the spoon still in it. When he puts it down the spoon has gone.

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The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Grandad shouts at Del in the bunker about war, a boom mic shadow can be seen moving on the pillow behind him.

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The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode when Del say 'a butcher or chemist' Rodney is looking straight forwards. In the next shot he is looking at Del.

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The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Rodney says that the country isn't prepared for war, a boom mic shadow can be seen on the sofa as Rodney walks past it.

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Dwarf

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.

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benfinch94

Big Brother - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Trigger walks in, the amount of head on the drinks of Rodney and Del changes instantly.

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A Demon

The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: In the bunker, when Rodney asks Del to be serious for one minute, a boom mic can just be seen on the far left of the screen before it is pulled away.

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Dwarf

A Slow Bus to Chingford - S1-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Del says to Rodney atop the bus about Janice not wearing a bra, a stage light is reflected in Del's drink.

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A Demon

A Slow Bus to Chingford - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Del is offering Rodney the NSO job, the amount of drink in the glass keeps changing.

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A Demon

Big Brother - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Del and Rodney have a fight in the flat, the briefcases move from the sofa to the table.

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A Demon

Go West Young Man - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When the waiter is writing down the drink orders, if you look carefully, you can see that he is only pretending to write.

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mirtom

A Slow Bus to Chingford - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Rodney is saying to Del about him being stood under a neon sign saying "T.I.T." his arm moves from behind Del's head instantly.

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The Russians Are Coming - S1-E6

Plot hole: Del and Rodney find the nuclear shelter and decided to try it out. They then do a couple of runs to find the best place to build it. We then see the pair inside the nuclear shelter which they have built, filled with stuff like a bed, food batteries etc. all in one afternoon.

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A Demon

Big Brother - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Trig and Del are talking about the briefcases, the level of drink in the glasses on the table changes with no one having a drink.

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Big Brother - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Del and Rodney are talking and Del explains how everything is split 60-40, Del's collar is under his jacket. Camera cuts and the collar is over the jacket.

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A Demon

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