Only Fools and Horses

Only Fools and Horses (1981)

44 mistakes in special episodes

Mother Nature's Son - S99-E12

Audio problem: During the first scene of this episode, (the scene with Rodney and Cassandra in bed) there is a distinct echo on the soundtrack.

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James Ransford

Miami Twice (2) - S99-E11

Audio problem: Del and Rodney are on the plane to Miami. Rodney tells Del to take the headphones off.Del's mouth says 'what, these?', but it is overdubbed with a laugh.

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To Hull and Back - S99-E4

Continuity mistake: Rodney says that he picked up the money off the table when they were trying to escape from the police, yet if you look closely he never goes near it. And he never has another chance to pick it up.

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Migster

Christmas Crackers - S99-E1

Continuity mistake: When Del hangs his coat up on the peg in the hallway, the whole stage wall shakes when the coat falls off.

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Christmas Crackers - S99-E1

Other mistake: When Del is cutting the turkey, Watch Grandad indiscretely look at the camera to see if it's his cue.

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Joe Mc

To Hull and Back - S99-E4

Continuity mistake: When Rodney and Del are driving down the road and Rodney is talking, you see a side shot of the van and you will notice his lips aren't moving.

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Migster

Fatal Extraction - S99-E13

Audio problem: In one of the scenes where you see Del trying to sell some ski wear at the market, his lips are obviously saying something totally different to what he actually says. They have dubbed over the original soundtrack.

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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.

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Joe Mc

To Hull and Back - S99-E4

Continuity mistake: When Sid is preparing Slater's food, keep an eye on Sid's cigarette. In one shot, it is normal length, but in the next, it is virtually gone.

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Joe Mc

Christmas Crackers - S99-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Del tells Rodney he should tell the women what he sold that day, a boom mic is visible at the top of the screen.

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Dwarf

Christmas Crackers - S99-E1

Visible crew/equipment: Just after Rodney psychs himself up in the club, the reflection of a boom mic can be seen moving in the picture on the wall behind them.

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Dwarf

Thicker Than Water - S99-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When Del and Rodney's dad announces that he's leaving, a boom mic moves across the top of the screen.

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Joe Mc

Christmas Crackers - S99-E1

Visible crew/equipment: In the very first scene, as Rodney is reading the book, a crew members' finger can be seen brushing past the screen in the bottom left of the picture.

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Joe Mc

A Royal Flush - S99-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Del shuts the door at the end after coming in from outside, just above the door, a boom mic can be seen. Look carefully as it is on a greyish background.

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Joe Mc

Dates - S99-E7

Visible crew/equipment: As Rodney is coming round a corner while being chased, if you look carefully, you can see that the driver is a stunt driver and the passenger is a dummy.

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Joe Mc

The Jolly Boys' Outing - S99-E8

Continuity mistake: When Del says to Rodney "Rodney, give me that ball!", while Rodney and his mates are playing football, Boycie is walking behind them. The next shot is Rodney and behind him is Boycie in the coach as if he has been sitting there all along.

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Joe Mc

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.

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Joe Mc

Dates - S99-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When Rodney and Nerys are being chased, as they go over a hill, you can see the ramp the van goes up to get the height.

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Joe Mc

The Jolly Boys' Outing - S99-E8

Continuity mistake: There is an ash tray behind Rodney and Albert's bed. In some shots it is there and in some shots it isn't.

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Joe Mc

Miami Twice (2) - S99-E11

Deliberate mistake: Del had the smugler's letter in his pocket when he fell in the swamp. Yet, when he takes it out at the rangers station, it's perfectly dry. Surely, it should be soaked.

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