Only Fools and Horses

Season 3 Episode 3

Friday the 14th

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Aired Tuesday 8:30 PM Nov 24, 1983 on BBC
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The Trotters visit Devon for a weekend's fishing but get involved with an escaped 'psycho' from the local mental hospital.

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    Michael Stainton

    Michael Stainton

    Police Sergeant

    Guest Star

    Christopher Malcolm

    Christopher Malcolm

    Chief of security

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    Ray Mort

    Ray Mort

    Policeman

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    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (5)

      • Rodney: Boycie would scalp you if dandruff had a going rate.

      • Del: When we see the gamekeeper, when we get down there, we pay him 25 quid.


        Rodney: What? And he gives us a fishing permit?


        Del: No, he shows us the hole in the fence.


        Rodney: I knew it.


        Del: It's called business.


        Rodney: It's called stealing!


        Grandad: No it ain't, Rodney.


        Del: Listen to your grandad.


        Grandad: It's called poaching.

      • Rodney: Ah, Piccadilly. Right, that's mine and I have a hotel, so that's twelve hundred pounds.


        Grandad: Twelve hundred pounds for a hotel next to a smelly old waterworks?


        Rodney: What?


        Grandad: All them sewers. I'd rather sleep in the car, or look for a bed and breakfast.


        Rodney: No, you don't understand. Bless his little...look, it's in the rules.


        Grandad: Twelve hundred quid-it's scandalous. I ain't a tourist you know.

      • Del: Ah, Park Lane, I think that's one of my properties Rodney.


        Rodney: Course it is. You own everything on the board.


        Del: No I don't, no I don't. Look, you've got Coventry Street, Grandad has the waterworks and all that. Ah yeah, Park Lane with one hotel, two thousand please.


        Rodney: Two...hold on, according to this it's only fifteen hundred.


        Del: Yes I know, but I've put you in the penthouse suite haven't I?

      • Chief of Security/Madman: Is that a police helicopter?


        Del: No, it's Barratts!

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    • ALLUSIONS (2)

      • Grandad: He's a psycho!
        Chief of security: Do you have any idea what a "psycho", as you so eloquently put it, is?
        Grandad: Of course I have. He is a geezer what dresses up in his mother's clothes.

        A reference to Norman Bates, the main character in Hitchcock's Psycho, who indeed committed murders dressed in his mother's clothes.

      • Friday the 13th is a day which is considered by many to be unlucky. It is also the title of a horror movie series.

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