And so we come to the (first) finale trilogy of Only Fools And Horses. The show had been off our screens for three years, and this was going to be the big farewell. Surely the press were going to be all over this landmark Christmas television event. Let’s find out …
The news was announced in July.
Four months later, the Mirror broke the exclusive news that this was to the be last outing for the show – even though they said this in the article above in July.
A couple of weeks later, and the paper took the chance for a double-page retrospective.
With the festive specials fast approaching, Del and Rodney were getting more coverage that they usually got for Christmas.
But then it all started to get a bit narcissistic, as the Mirror started looking at itself.
Before it just got weird.
And then weirder still, inside.
Before they got back to the point for the finale.