While the Trotter brothers try to cope with their Grandad's unexpected death, his funeral provides a surprise addition to their flat in Mandela House. Among the mourners - who have come from as far away as North London - are Del's cousins Jean and Stan, and they're accompanied by Grandad Trotter's brother, Uncle Albert. During the wake at the flat, Rodney seems disturbed by the jovial behaviour and good humour of the mourners. To distract himself he listens to salty old sea dog Albert's stories of his exploits in the Navy. As the wake comes to an end, it appears that Jean and Stan have neglected to take Albert home with them to North London, so Del decides to let him stay the night. The next day it appears that Jean and Stan have gone for good and want nothing to do with Albert. Despite feeling sorry for the old man, Del is reluctant to let him stay and ships Albert off to the Seaman's Mission. It's not long before Albert returns to the flat, as the Seaman's mission has been razed to ... Written by
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This episode was added at the last minute, due to Lennard Pearce's death. The new first episode called "Happy Returns" was added during his hospital illness, therefore leaving the producers with eight episodes instead of the standard six episodes in the series. "From Prussia With Love" was moved to the fifth season leaving seven episodes in the fourth season. See more
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Only Fools And Horses
Written by John Sullivan
Performed by John Sullivan See more