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The Ghosts Of Christmas Past
 
Rodney

Modern Men

Transmitted: 27.12.1996
Duration: 60 minutes
Viewing Figures: 21.3 million

Del is reading a book called ‘Modern Man’.

Despite being convinced he is the dictionary definition of debonair masculinity, the book is making him behave irrationally and rashly.

Rodney is concerned about this. Cassandra is expecting, and he wants more responsibility and a better job to provide for his family. He unwittingly replies for a job advertisement, posted by Del to alleviate Rodney’s workload.

Del & RaquelDel, meanwhile, has decided to take his manhood into his own hands and get a vasectomy. Doctor Singh is hounding him regarding dodgy paint, and the nightmare of him getting revenge on Del’s crown jewels puts him off the idea.

Cassandra is rushed into hospital, suffering a miscarriage. Rodney breaks down, and it’s Del who tells him he has to be strong for his wife. Del then blubs his eyes out, as Rodney supports his wife.

Did You Know?
Uncle Albert sympathises with Rodney and Cassandra in an uncut scene, saying the same thing happened to him as a young man. When asked if it split him and Aunt Ada up he replied ‘it would’ve if she’d found out.'
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Rodney: [After berating Raquel’s fur coat] Del bought it? Oh, I’m sorry, Raquel, I thought it was real.

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If They Could See Us Now 2001
Time On Our Hands 1996
Modern Men 1996
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Fatal Extraction 1993
Mother Nature's Son 1992
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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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