Only Fools and Horses....: Season 4, Episode 1

Happy Returns (21 Feb. 1985)

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and strikes up a friendship with the lad. It's not long before Del discovers that Jason's mother, June, is an old flame who he last saw around nineteen years ago. While Del and June ... See full summary »



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Episode complete credited cast:
Diane Langton ...
Oona Kirsch ...
Lala Lloyd ...
Old lady in newsagents
Nula Conwell ...
Ben Davis ...
Jason Snell


and strikes up a friendship with the lad. It's not long before Del discovers that Jason's mother, June, is an old flame who he last saw around nineteen years ago. While Del and June rekindle their romance, Rodders is dating a lovely girl from the newsagent called Debby - a fact that is seriously curtailing his dirty magazine fetish. It soon transpires that Debby is June's daughter, and it's almost her 19th birthday. Del and Rodney soon put two and two together, and decide that Debby may well be Del's daughter. It gets worse when Rodney realises that he has fallen for a girl who could be his niece. Everything comes to a head when Del finally confronts June to find out whether Debby is his daughter or not. It turns out that Debby was actually fathered by his friend Albie Littlewood, who tragically died in a cycling accident whilst he was seeing June behind Del's back. Written by Rune Thandy

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Grandad didn't appear in this episode, as Lennard Pearce was in hospital at the time and the cast and crew had to begin filming without him. Shortly after, someone arrived on the set to inform them that Lennard had sadly passed away. See more »


Del Boy: [Rodney realises that Del is behind him] You little plonker!
Rodney: What are you doing 'ere?
Del Boy: What Am I doing 'ere? What are you doing 'ere?
Rodney: Well this where Debbie lives, innit! I mean... oi... you're not to pull her?
Del Boy: No Am I not! I'm a friend of 'ere mums, that's all.
Rodney: Yeah? When 'da meet 'er then?
Del Boy: Lets see it was... 1964
Rodney: [puzzled] Wha'? You only just came 'round to see 'er?
Del Boy: No! No, I was engaged to 'er, soppy!
Rodney: [suprised] Another one? Stone me Del, you've been engaged more times than a switchboard .
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