When Boycie's dog gets Llewellyn's bitch pregnant, Mrs. Cakeworthy misunderstands the Welshman's rantings and assumes that Tyler has got Beth pregnant. Due to a further misunderstanding Tyler assumes...
Peckham resident and used car dealer Boycie is horrified to learn that the dreaded Driscoll brothers, local villains against whom he gave evidence, have been acquitted and are displeased with him. In...
There are rooms at the farm-house full of clutter from the old squire's belongings and when 'The Antiques Road Show' is announced as coming to the area Marlene decides it's time for a clear-out and ...
Arkwright is a tight-fisted shop owner in Doncaster, who will stop at nothing to keep his profits high and his overheads low, even if this means harassing his nephew Granville. Arkwright's ... See full summary »
Sitting around the breakfast table in their flat, Rodney laments that he can't afford a holiday, whilst Del Boy considers signing Damien up for a modeling agency. Albert then suggests that ... See full summary »
Gordon Brittas is the manager of the Whitbury-Newtown Leisure Centre. Despite his ambition and good intentions, everything seems to go wrong when he's around, despite the best efforts of ... See full summary »
Impending threat from the infamous Driscoll Brothers results in Boycie, Marlene and their son Tyler leaving their expensive lifestyle in Peckham in favor of a secluded country farmhouse in Shropshire. Much to Boycie's chagrin, the farmhouse comes with three staff - manager Elgin, ploughman Jed, and herdsman Bryan. Written by
Could be a hit with Only Fools veterans and newcomers
As a massive Only Fools and Horses fan, I began watching the first episode of John Sullivan's new sitcom with a certain degree of trepidation. My fear was that my fondness for OF&H would be ruined by a cheap, quickly knocked out spin-off featuring the classic comedy creations that are Boycie and Marlene. However, I was almost completely wrong. I think that a true Only Fools fan would find it impossible not to laugh at this fish-out-of-water caper, even if it is Boycie just doing almost exactly what he did in OF&H (slagging off Marlene, being tight, and just being quite nasty). Just this time it's got a new, nicer setting. Another of my worries was that Sullivan would just milk Only Fools for all its worth, by name dropping the entire population of Peckham. Wrong again, he didn't do this. Del-Boy was mentioned once or twice and there was a cameo from Paul Barber (Denzil), but apart from that there was no real mentions of any core Only Fools characters. For anyone walking around saying things such as "The Only Fools And Horses Cash Cow Has Been Well Milked" clearly hasn't got a clue what they're talking about. Although this comedy series isn't exactly a fresh concept, it is very entertaining indeed. To summarise, I think that the legend that is John Sullivan is on top form, and the rest of the series should hopefully be a joy to watch.
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