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Del & Rodney

Time On Our Hands

Transmitted: 29.12.1996
Duration: 60 minutes
Viewing Figures: 24.3 million

Rodney is bottling his emotions following the loss of his baby. Del, realising Cassandra needs his support, wants to help Rodney adjust. Raquel’s estranged parents arrive for a meal, and to meet their daughter’s new man. He does little to impress, and Uncle Albert mixes the coffee with the gravy by accident.

DelThe next day, Raquel’s father meets Rodney and Del as they clear their garage. Being an antiques dealer, he spots a long-lost 18th Century Harrison marine watch, which he recommends getting valued. When the watch is sold for auction at Sotherby’s, the highest bid is for £6.2 million pounds.

After 16 years of poverty the Trotters finally make it rich!

Did You Know?
Del, Rodney, and Uncle Albert were originally intended to become cartoon characters as they walked into an animated sunset. It was John Sullivan’s opinion that they could no longer be real, and thus end the series. The director had other ideas...
Famous quote

Del: [On Mother’s last wish] She said to me on her deathbed ‘Del Boy if you and little Rodney ever get Rich, invest in the futures market.’ Rodney: You liar! There wasn’t a futures market when Mum was alive!
Del: Exactly, shows what a visionary she was! This is our big chance Rodders. He who dares wins! This time next year, we’ll be billionaires!

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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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