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(1981–2003)

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Followed by 

Remade as 

O Fura-Vidas (1999) (TV Series)
Kings of Van Nuys (2012) (TV Movie)

Spin-off 

The Green Green Grass (2005) (TV Series)
spin off, featuring two characters from Only Fools and Horses in new surroundings
Rock & Chips (2010) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Motormouth: Episode #4.20 (1992) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Andy Crane.
Motormouth: Episode #4.22 (1992) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during competition results segment.
Motormouth: Episode #4.25 (1992) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during tripple celebrity interview.
The All New Alexei Sayle Show: Episode #1.2 (1994) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Phillip Schofield's phone call
The Vicar of Dibley: The Christmas Lunch Incident (1996) (TV Episode)
Alice thinks the Christmas 'Fools and Horses' are much funnier than Geraldine's first Christmas sermon regarding the birth of Christ. She refers to Rodney as "what a plonker".
Dinnerladies: Party (1998) (TV Episode)
Anita mentions the show by name.
Grand Theft Auto: London, 1969 (1999) (Video Game)
The "Beagle 3" is based on the Reliant Regal Supervan III and one of the colour schemes is yellow with a roof rack, just like Del and Rodney's van.
Peter Kay: Live at the Top of the Tower (2000) (Video)
Referenced by name
Time Gentlemen Please: New Year's Steve (2001) (TV Episode)
Guv calls Steve Del Boy when Steve says "This time next year we'll be millionaires".
The Story of 'Only Fools and Horses....' (2002) (TV Movie)
Documentary about the series
Comedy Connections: Only Fools and Horses (2003) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere: Episode #1.5 (2004) (TV Episode)
A sign says, "Only Foals & Horses".
The 100 Greatest Christmas Moments (2004) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
Doctor Who: Father's Day (2005) (TV Episode)
Reference to Del Boy
ShakespeaRe-Told: A Midsummer Night's Dream (2005) (TV Episode)
Reference to Del Boy
Comedy Connections: To the Manor Born (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Man to Man with Dean Learner: Steve Pising (2006) (TV Episode)
Steve mentions Uncle Albert from this show.
Only Fools' Top 40 Moments (2006) (TV Movie)
Countdown of the best moments from the show
Comedy Connections: Just Good Friends (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Return of 'Allo 'Allo! (2007) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by narrator
Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off.... to Glastonbury (2007) (TV Movie)
The cafe waitress says "Is They Fools and Horses" is one of her favorite shows
'Gavin & Stacey': How It Happened (2007) (Video)
Referenced by name
The Sarah Jane Adventures: The Lost Boy: Part 2 (2007) (TV Episode)
Maria tells Alan that the Slitheen are like "'Only Fools and Horses' with green skin and claws."
Have I Got News for You: Episode #34.7 (2007) (TV Episode)
"Only Fools and Hearses"
The Comedy Christmas (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
David Jason: Frost and Me: How It All Began (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Doctor Who: The Fires of Pompeii (2008) (TV Episode)
Stallholder quotes Del Boy's "Lovely Jubbly" catchphrase.
Cybermen (2009) (Video)
Sweet suggests that John Lumic looks like Trigger - they were both played by the same actor.
Doctor Who Confidential: All About the Girl (2010) (TV Episode)
Heddi Joy Taylor Welch compares a character to Del Boy.
Frankie Boyle's Tramadol Nights: Episode #1.6 (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Frankie
Three Men Go to Venice: Episode #1.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
French Collection: Carpentras & Bristol (2014) (TV Episode)
Ben likens himself to Del Boy.
French Collection: Nantes & Portobello (2014) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions Del Boy.
BetVictor Welsh Open: 2015: Day Four - Part 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mark Williams mentions that it's his favourite TV show.
Catch Phrase: Episode #21.3 (2015) (TV Episode)
Megan is an "Only Fools and Horses...." superfan.
Only Connect: Episode #11.7 (2015) (TV Episode)
Del Boy's catchphrases appear in the missing vowels round.
Countdown: Episode #73.62 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Susie.
All Star Mr & Mrs: Christmas Special (2015) (TV Episode)
Title is referenced
Mastermind: Celebrity Mastermind 2015/16: Episode 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Ricky Hatton's specialist subject
Ashens: Poundland Special: Ninja Sock Boyfriend Team (2016) (TV Episode)
Ashens makes an impression of one of the characters while reading an instruction for a denture-shaped bottle opener. He then wonders why he did it.
Show of the Week: 5 Batman Games Worse Than Anything Superman Ever Had (2016) (TV Episode)
The television show is mentioned.
Glastonbury 2016: Day 2, Part 3 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chris Martin.
The Question Jury: Episode #1.10 (2016) (TV Episode)
Incorrect answer.
Who's Doing the Dishes?: Ian 'H' Watkins (2016) (TV Episode)
The show is referenced.
Can't Touch This: Best of and Unseen (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sue.
The British Masters: Liam Gallagher (2017) (TV Episode)
Liam mentions that he was asked to record a version of the OFaH theme song.
Eat, Shop, Save: Episode #1.2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Ranvir compares Ellouise to Del Boy.
The Wright Stuff: Episode dated 15 August 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Allan Mustafa says the series had words that would never be used now
The Story of... Only Fools and Horses.... (2017) (TV Mini-Series)
Documentary subject.
The Wright Stuff: Episode dated 16 April 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Matthew Wright mentions that an ethnic slur has been airbrushed from Only Fools and Horses
Looking at some cars at London Motor Show 2018 (2018) (TV Short)
The Only Fools and Horses car is seen.
Pointless Celebrities: Strictly Come Dancing (2018) (TV Episode)
Richard Osman mentions that John Sullivan wrote a part for Anthony Hopkins in Only Fools and Horses but he couldn't play it because he got the part of Hannibal Lecter
Jeremy Vine: Episode #1.25 (2018) (TV Episode)
Anne Diamond says Del Boy's perving at women in the bar in "Yuppy Love" has a sinister undertone and is very uncomfortable viewing
What We Were Watching...: Christmas 1988 (2018) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 16 January 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
Ranvir likens her coat to Del Boy's
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 17 January 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
The Del Boy falling through the bar scene is mentioned.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 21 January 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
Piers mentions Del Boy.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 22 February 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
Joe is dressed as Del Boy.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 9 April 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
Charlotte mentions that it's one of her favourite sitcoms.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 1 May 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Piers.
The Last Leg: Episode #18.9 (2019) (TV Episode)
Adam suggests that British diplomats use classic UK pop culture references to hide their reports meaning from the Americans.

Featured in 

Auntie's Bloomers: More Auntie's Bloomers (1992) (TV Episode)
archive footage
The Car's the Star: Reliant 3-Wheeler (1996) (TV Episode)
excerpts shown
The 100 Greatest TV Moments (1999) (TV Special)
Night of a Thousand Shows (2000) (TV Special)
Comedy Connections: Only Fools and Horses (2003) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
Screenwipe: Episode #4.2 (2007) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Screenwipe: Episode #4.4 (2007) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
50 Greatest Families (2008) (TV Movie)
Trotter family featured
The Green Green Grass: I Done It My Way (2009) (TV Episode)
When Boycie reminisces, archive footage from various eposodes are shown.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #11.31 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown from Dan Clark's early work.
Men About the House (2010) (TV Movie)
clips shown and discussed
Great TV Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
wall wobbles/mouths different words to what has been dubbed over/shadow of camera/actor not hidden in back of shot
Father Ted: Unintelligent Design (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips shown and Trigger is cited as influencing Dougal character
The Comedy Genius of John Sullivan (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.34 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest panelist John Challis!
TV's Biggest Blockbusters (2012) (TV Movie)
Number 1 in the Comedy category
The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.200 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest panelist John Challis!
The Wright Stuff: Episode dated 24 October 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest panelist, John Challis!
WatchMojo: Top 10 British TV Comedies (2014) (TV Episode)
Only Fools and Horses... is #5.
Greatest Ever Sitcoms (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 7 in the Countdown
Britain's Best Loved Sitcoms (2015) (TV Series)
Number 1 in the countdown
The 80s: Ten Years That Changed Britain (2016) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
Too Much TV: Episode #1.15 (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip shown and discussed.
WatchMojo: Top 10 BBC Shows (2016) (TV Episode)
Only Fools and Horses.... gets an honorable mention.
British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves (2016) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Classic British Sitcoms (2017) (TV Episode)
Only Fools and Horses.... is #5.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Only Fools and Horses Episodes (2017) (TV Episode)
The top 10 "Only Fools and Horses" episodes are counted down.
The Greatest TV Moments of All Time (2018) (TV Special)
archive footage
Top of the Box: 1985 (2018) (TV Episode)
Number 15 in the Countdown
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Greatest British Comedy Characters of All Time (2018) (TV Episode)
Del Boy Trotter is #2.
Top of the Box: 1989 (2018) (TV Episode)
Number 4 in the Countdown
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 British Comedy Catchphrases (2018) (TV Episode)
The #3 British comedy catchphrase is "You Plonker!"
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 9 October 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 20 February 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 British Comedies to Binge Watch (2019) (TV Episode)
Only Fools and Horses is #4.

Spoofed in 

Spivs (2004)
Star Stories: Catherine Zeta Jones: 'Her Quest to Prove Herself... and Also Find Love' (2006) (TV Episode)
David Jason is a spoof of his Del Boy character
Star Stories: Simon Cowell: My Honesty, My Genius (2007) (TV Episode)
Simon Cowell rings Del Boy about doing a record.
Mongrels: Nelson the Online Predator (2010) (TV Episode)
The Chandeleir scene is spoofed with Nelson and Destiny
Only Fools and Arses (2010) (Video)
porn-parody

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