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on 20 October 2001
Only Fools And Horses, the enduring comedy classic focused on the inept Del Boy and Rodney Trotter, is brought to book form with this third collection of classic scripts. Remember the moment where Del and friends accidently blow up a coach? Or the wonderful final episode, in which the Trotter brothers dreams came true when they finally became millionaires? Relive these moments and more in the third volume of "The Bible Of Peckham". As well as all of the feature length episodes between 1986 and 1996, there are also scripts for various special episodes, such as 1997's Comic Relief edition. Also included is a brilliant Nags Head quiz. This is a wonderful buy which will take you ages to finish reading. Lovely Jubbly!
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VINE VOICEon 26 May 2004
Four of the funniest episodes from an early series of Only Fools and Horses, starring David Jason (Del Boy), Nicholas Lyndhurst (Rodney) and Lennard Pearce (Grandad). These don't suffer from being transferred from TV to audio - they're just as funny, and it's possible to pick up more of the quick comments as there's nothing to look at. Grandad's contribution, sorely missed in later series is a treasure.
One of the true cornerstones of British comedy - a must own set.
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on 22 April 2014
No greater comedy has come our way than Only Fools and Horses. Thank you John Sullivan for writing such a magnificent sitcom that will stand the test of time. The scripts are just as funny as the show.
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on 3 December 1999
Just as funny as the TV series and in more depth - any fan of British comedy will appreciate this.
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on 4 April 2011
Being an avid Only Fools fan, I was delighted to see that there was a CD I could listen to in my car. However, this appears to be simply a recording direct from the TV episodes and not something specifically designed for an audio version. As I am familiar with these episodes I could remember what would have been happening on screen in the TV version. However, as much of the comedy here relies on being able to also see what is going on, if you are not familiar with the screen versions of these episodes, much of the comedy is lost and it can be a little confusing to keep track of what the characters are doing.
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on 8 October 1999
This book has got to be the most comprehensive fools and horses book, second only to 'the only fools and horses story' by Steve Clark! I was not at all dissapointed by this book, but as so many people have learned, it's hard to be dissapointed by only fools and horses. I whole heartedly recommend this book to any fan!!!
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on 3 July 2004
A great double CD this from early in the series. My only gripe is that the episodes are not in the order that the CD says they are in. That said, John Sullivan is a superb writer who can really take you from utter sadness to moments of wonderful comedy as we have come to know and love from Fools and Horses. Rodney becomes the Peckham Pouncer in 'Wanted,' Del Boy gets taken in by antique dealer Miranda Davenport but gets his revenge in 'Yesterday Never Comes' and you're left thinking that Del is really going to become a grass in 'May the Force be with you' but Jim Broadbent really takes the emotions on a roller coaster ride in 'Thicker than Water' playing Del and Rodneys father who turns up after eighteen years away. Supported by the usual greats, Trigger, Boycie, and the much missed Grandad, the Fools and Horses team are at their best.
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on 5 December 1999
Scripts are the new comedic way to enjoy your favourite shows. We have had this at home now for a week and my wife is enjoying me reading out sequences from the episodes all day long! A must for fans (like me) and philistines who need some fun for Chrimbo.
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on 22 October 2000
This is certainly as god as the first one and is well worth getting if your a fan of the show.
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on 3 July 2004
A good value double CD this, full of the usual early team, with the wonderful Grandad. As usual Sullivan's writing takes you from poignant moments to comedy classic lines in seconds. All episodes on here are great but 'The Yellow peril' is my favourite, where Rodney and Grandad end up painting the kitchen of a Chinese restuarant in a surprising colour which is nothing when compared to what Del did with the paint! 'Losing Streak' keeps you on the edge of your seat with the poker game of the decade, and Rodney in one episode dates a policewoman bringing the name of the Trotters into disrepute (!) and in another is dating a much older woman when Del shows real brotherly love, even though it's not appreciated. A good comedy CD this.
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