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The Ghosts Of Christmas Past
 
Raquel & Delboy

Dates

Transmitted: 25.12.1988
Duration: 80 minutes
Viewing Figures: 16.6 million

Uncle Albert’s birthday looms on the horizon, and Del Boy books The Nag’s Head for private drinks and a party.

Trigger surprises everyone by inviting a date he met through an agency. This arouses Del’s curiosity and soon he too has a date from the match-making company.

Rodney takes the initiative by going for the ‘James Dean’ look, though this ends in disaster due to an encounter with some punks.

TriggerThings look rosy for Del though. His date with Raquel Turner (unemployed actress) goes swimmingly... until it turns out she is works as a strippergram twice a week. Despite a small run in with the police, love conquers all in the end.

Did You Know?
Dates won a BAFTA ‘Best Comedy’ Award in March 1989.
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Mike: Why does he keep doing it, eh?
Boycie: Gawd knows. I suppose at some time in his life someone told him he could play the piano. Mike: Yeah, but I'd like to meet the git who told him he could sing!

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Strangers On The Shore 2002
If They Could See Us Now 2001
Time On Our Hands 1996
Modern Men 1996
Heroes And Villains 1996
Fatal Extraction 1993
Mother Nature's Son 1992
Miami Twice 1991
Rodney Come Home 1990
Jolly Boy's Outing 1989
Dates 1988
The Frog's Legacy 1987
A Royal Flush 1986
To Hull And Back 1985
Thicker Than Water 1983
Diamonds Are For Heather 1982
Christmas Trees 1982
Christmas Crackers 1981




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