Del, Rodney, and Albert are mistakenly apprehended as shoplifters by an overzealous security guard at the Top Buy Supermarket. And things get worse when they're taken to the manager's ... See full summary »

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Del, Rodney, and Albert are mistakenly apprehended as shoplifters by an overzealous security guard at the Top Buy Supermarket. And things get worse when they're taken to the manager's office and realise that they've lost their receipt for the goods. Shortly after, Tom the security guard brings a cocky shoplifter, Lennox Gilbey, into the manager's office, where he promptly pulls out a gun and demands money from the safe. Unluckily for Lennox the safe is on a time-lock and due to the dodgy watch he's wearing, he's 15 minutes later than he planned - and the safe doesn't open until 8am the next morning. After being held hostage throughout the night, Del realises that he sold the dodgy watch to Lennox, and that he also knew him as a kid. By preying on his guilty conscience, Del persuades Lennox to reveal that the plan was hatched by Tom and the supermarket manager to get at the £60,000 stored in the safe. The three accomplices beg Del not to go to the police, and instead, he arranges for ... Written by Rune Thandy

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The idea for the script was based on a true story that John Sullivan had read about a small-time criminal who went into a supermarket and pulled off a scam with the security manager and the store manager. See more »

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While Lennox is shoplifting he has a packet of spaghetti sticking out from his jacket. It then disappears and then you see him stealing it and putting it in his jacket. See more »

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Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter: [Del grabs the gun off Lennox's hand and shows it to Clarke] Just a minute, give me that here, look. Where did you get this?
Tom Clarke: Out of our toy department.
Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter: Yeah, I wondered how long Taiwan had been making Lugers.
Mr. Peterson: So what happens now? Are you going to the police?
Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter: No. I'm gonna phone them instead.
Lennox: [Lennox, Clarke and Peterson panic] Del!
Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter: Now, now, now, alright, alright, alright, don't panic, don't panic, I'm just winding you up. You are a wally, Lennox!
Lennox: Sorry, Del.
Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter: What is your mum gonna say? Eh? Now ...
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Only Fools And Horses
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Written by John Sullivan
Performed by John Sullivan
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