Only Fools and Horses....: Season 5, Episode 9

Dates (25 Dec. 1988)

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Uncle Albert's birthday looms on the horizon, and Del Boy books The Nag's Head for private drinks and a party. Trigger surprises everyone by inviting a date he met through an agency. This ... See full summary »

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Buster Merryfield ...
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John Challis ...
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Kenneth MacDonald ...
Sue Holderness ...
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Roy Heather ...
Sid
Leslie Rogers ...
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Tony Marshall ...
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Uncle Albert's birthday looms on the horizon, and Del Boy books The Nag's Head for private drinks and a party. Trigger surprises everyone by inviting a date he met through an agency. This arouses Del's curiosity and soon he too has a date from the match-making company. Rodney takes the initiative by going for the 'James Dean' look, though this ends in disaster due to an encounter with some punks. Things look rosy for Del though. His date with Raquel Turner (unemployed actress) goes swimmingly... until it turns out she is works as a strippergram twice a week. Despite a small run in with the police, love conquers all in the end. Written by Rune Thandy

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When the police drives out of the Nags Head car park after arresting Del the bonnet of the car is damaged from earlier in the show, but when the car pulls up outside the police station there is no damage to the car. See more »

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(I'd Like To Get You On A) Slow Boat To China
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A True Classic
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Uncle Albert's birthday looms on the horizon, and Del Boy books The Nag's Head for private drinks and a party.

Trigger surprises everyone by inviting a date he met through an agency. This arouses Del's curiosity and soon he too has a date from the match-making company.

Rodney takes the initiative by going for the 'James Dean' look, though this ends in disaster due to an encounter with some punks.

TriggerThings look rosy for Del though. His date with Raquel Turner (unemployed actress) goes swimmingly... until it turns out she works as a stripper-gram twice a week. Despite a small run in with the police, love conquers all in the end.


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