Classic comedy following the misadventures of two Wheeler Dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.

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 Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter / ... (66 episodes, 1981-2003)
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 Rodney Trotter / ... (66 episodes, 1981-2003)
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 Trigger (39 episodes, 1981-2003)
Buster Merryfield ...
 Uncle Albert Trotter / ... (38 episodes, 1985-1997)
John Challis ...
 Boycie (33 episodes, 1981-2003)
Kenneth MacDonald ...
 Mike Fisher (30 episodes, 1983-1996)
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Hugely successful British comedy about of two streetwise London brothers: Del (Derek) and Rodney Trotter. In early years they shared their council flat with 'Grandad' (until the death of actor 'Lennard Pierce') later to be replaced by 'Uncle Albert', a WWII Navy veteran with an anecdote for any occasion. Del and Rodney are best described as lovable and harmless black market traders; they buy and (try to) sell almost anything and many an episode is based around some faulty/stolen stock bought by Del. As with other comedies from writer John Sullivan, the humor is devilishly engineered so as not to telegraph the jokes before the punchlines and there's always a strong cast of support characters. The series has won countless awards and ratings battles. Written by Rob Hartill

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For the sixth series, production relocated to Bristol, but was never actually filmed in Peckham, just other bits of the capital. But they had to film away from London because it was tougher and more expensive to get licenses to film. It was also harder to film there without attracting a crowd wanting autographs or just asking questions right before they were about to film a scene. Shooting outdoor scenes were than moved to Bristol, but red buses were put in the background to imply London. See more »

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In Mother Natures Son, when the Trotter's check in to the hotel in Brighton, the porter is carrying Del Boy's leopard skin suitcase. This however, is the same suitcase that was stolen previously in Miami Twice Part 2. See more »

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Rodney: [to Del] You were declared bankrupt. You have been banned from running any company from sitting on any boards or dealing with any shares. They don't even want you past the Stock Exchange on a bike! And you owe the Inland Revenue over £50,000.
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Referenced in Man to Man with Dean Learner: Steve Pising (2006) See more »

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Nice and cool Trig, Nice and cool!
10 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It is time that Americans got to have this syndicated! This is the funniest sitcom I have ever seen. Thank goodness for the trips to the UK when I can sit around with my friends and watch it. I am a Rodney fan. My favorite episodes are the Chandelier episode, the Batman and Robin one, and Del and Trig in the bar where he falls down. This is top notch comedy. I recommend it to anyone who wants a good laugh! I want to buy the DVD set of this if I can get it in American format. It's a shame other Americans have not seen this. I have not met one person here in the States that has seen it. All I can say is they are missing out on the world's best sitcom. American sitcoms are boring, British rock! God Bless Hooky Street!


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