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Time on Our Hands (29 Dec. 1996)

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Raquel is nervous when she prepares to introduce her parents to Del Boy, following a long rift with them. As usual, Del is determined to make sure they have a meeting to remember. Meanwhile... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview:
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Raquel is nervous when she prepares to introduce her parents to Del Boy, following a long rift with them. As usual, Del is determined to make sure they have a meeting to remember. Meanwhile, Rodney appears to be struggling to come to terms following Cassandra's miscarriage. In the midst of all this, Del and Rodney may have finally struck gold when they unexpectedly find themselves in possession of a valuable watch that has been lost for centuries... Written by The_Sandheaver

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Heroes and Villains and Modern Men were watched by 21.3 million viewers while Time on our Hands was watched by 24.3 million viewers, a record for a British sitcom. David Jason said that was "a staggering number. It made me dizzy to think about it. You simply couldn't get it into your head how popular this show had grown to be". See more »


Uncle Albert: It doesn't usually take us this long to finish.
Del Boy: Yes, but that is because we are not golloping down a Big Mac and chips. We're taking our time. We're savouring the food and ambience. People in there are conversing between each mouthful. It's sophisticated... No matter, I'll whack this in the microwave... Hey, wait a minute. Wait a minute. This isn't coffee. Smell it, it's bloody gravy.
Uncle Albert: Yeah, that's gravy. Well it's them jars. How am I supposed to tell the difference?
Del Boy: I tell you how you tell the ...
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