But it wasn't until Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter appeared on our screens that we fully appreciated his artistic genius.
Set in the downtown Peckham estate, 'Only Fools and Horses' followed the ups and downs of the Trotter family as they tried to get rich quick with their wheeler-dealing ways.
It is often cited as one of the greatest TV comedies of all time, and will forever remain a favourite with the British public and foreign viewers alike.
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