Only Fools and Horses All About British Sitcom


Only foos and horses SitcomBefore Only Fools and Horses, David Jason hadn’t had a major TV role, with the exception of Open All Hours. Despite the fact that he looked nothing like his on-screen brother, he was cast for the role after Jim Broadbent turned it down.

Although set in Peckham, south London, the majority of the filming took place in and around Bristol. The exterior of ‘Nelson Mandela House’ was actually filmed at Whitemead House, in Ashton, Bristol.

Jim Broadbent was originally asked to play Del Boy. David Jason was not the producers’ first choice.

The BBC weren’t sure initially about the casting of David Jason because he and Nicholas Lyndhurst looked nothing alike. But John Sullivan disagreed. Del needed to be shorter to imply the suspected illegitimacy of the Trotters.

Elizabeth Hurley actually auditioned for the part of Rodney’s girlfriend, Cassandra. But she was turned down for the role, as it was thought she was too ‘model like’.

The series was almost called The Readies.

In the episode where Del Boy and Rodney remove a chandelier, the actors only had one shot to do a perfect scene. If Nicholas Lyndhurst or David Jason had laughed when the chandelier fell, they would have lost the episode. They were only allowed one take as the chandelier cost £6,000!

Over a dozen Reliant Regals (the three-wheeled vans) were used during the series.

Buster Merryfield, who played Uncle Albert, and was famous for his catchphrase, ‘During the war,’ was surprisingly similar to his character. He actually was a war hero and served in the Royal Artillery.

Much of Sullivan’s material for Only Fools and Horses scripts came from his real-life experiences. E.g falling through a raised bar flap, the chandelier falling and his father’s poker sessions.

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20 Quotes, sayings and one-liners from “Only Fools and Horses”

Did you know, 500 years ago this was a green and peaceful area? The old Earl of Peckham had a castle where the Kwik-Fit exhaust centre now stands.

Flaxen-haired maidens used to dance round the village maypole of an evening. And then one fateful medieval day, the Trotter clan arrived in a stolen Zephyr.

Before you knew it, the flaxen-haired maiden was up the spout, the old Earl had been sold some hooky armour and someone nicked the maypole. BOYCIE

As Macbeth said to Hamlet in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, “We’ve been done up like a couple of kippers”. DEL

I’m a Ming fan myself. He made some wonderful stuff, that Ming. Pity he had to go and die when he did. DEL

One day they might make a musical about the Trotter family. Then, as a sequel, they could do Schindler’s List on ice. RODNEY

They’re yuppies. They don’t speak proper English like what we do. DEL

God knows how you’ve got the courage to walk down dark alleys wearing all that gold. When they see you coming you must look like a mugger’s pension scheme. RODNEY to DEL

Dodgy geezer: But Del Boy had some classic gags

Whatever the subject is, Mum had something to say about it on her deathbed. She must’ve spent her final few hours in this mortal realm doing nothing but rabbiting. RODNEY

Asking a Trotter if he knows anything about chandeliers is like asking Mr Kipling if he knows anything about cakes. DEL

I’ve always wanted to go to Benidorm. Where is it? GRANDAD

’Ere Boyce. This car’s a GTI. If you rearrange the letters, you’ve got yourself a personalised number plate. RODNEY

Dear old grandad, bless him. He was about as useful as a pair of sunglasses on a bloke with one ear. DEL

What about the time he was in the Navy, eh? Every single ship he ever sailed on either got torpedoed or dive-bombed… two of ’em in peace time. RODNEY on ALBERT

I don’t know what you’re worried about. I’ve been eating British beef all my life. TRIGGER

Do you remember your cousin Audrey? I went to stay with her and her husband Kevin for a year. One day he sent me down to Sainsbury’s with a shopping list. When I got back, they’d emigrated. ALBERT

You must’ve spent a third of your life standing in front of mirrors. My earliest childhood recollection is of you standing in front of a mirror. Up until I was four, I thought you was twins. RODNEY to DEL

Del: The French have a word for people like me. Rodney: Yeah, the English have a couple of good ’uns an’ all.

He died a couple of years before I was born. TRIGGER on his dad

It’s a well-known fact that 90% of all foreign tourists come from abroad. DEL

What’s the name of that bloke who invented the Dyson vacuum cleaner? TRIGGER

Give my love to Marlene… Everyone else used to. SLATER to BOYCIE


Kate Upton : Easily Hottest Girl on the Planet

Kate Upton is truly a beautiful woman. No other human could be born with a better body

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Kate Upton is an accomplished equestrian, with a total of five different championships.

Kate Upton favorite color is yellow.

Kate’s great-grandfather is a co founder of the Whirlpool Corporation. Michigan brothers Frederick Stanley Upton and Louis Upton first founded the Upton Machine Company in 1911 with their uncle Emory. In 1950, the company was renamed to Whirlpool Corporation and today is a billion dollar company.

According to high school classmates, Kate Upton wasn’t the most outgoing nor prettiest person in school. She allegedly never had a boyfriend through her four years of school.

She is an avid lover of horses. Upton showed horses for the American Paint Horse Association and competed nationally at a young age with her horse, “Roanie Pony.”

In 2008, Kate attending a casting call for models and was signed to Elite Model Management the same day.

Kate Upton favorite color is yellow.

Kate Upton has two tattoos: a horseshoe on her wrist and a cross on the inside of her finger.

Shortly after being signed, Upton moved to New York City to further pursue a modeling career, as well as acting, and eventually signed with the company IMG Models.

Kate Upton has modeled for Dooney & Bourke and was the face of Guess for 2010-2011.

Upton also modeled for Victoria’s Secret but she was not a hit at first. Casting director for Victoria’s Secret fashion shows Sophia Neophitou-Apostolou infamously once said: “We would never use Ms. Upton for a Victoria’s Secret show, she’s too obvious. She’s like a Page three girl, or a footballer’s wife, with the too-blond hair and that kind of face that anyone with enough money can go out and buy.”

In 2010, she had a small part in Ben Stiller’s “Tower Heist”.

Upton’s 2013 Sports Illustrated cover was the first fashion shoot in Antarctica.

She then starred as the sexy Sister Bernice in 2012’s “The Three Stooges”.
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In early 2011, a video of her doing the “Dougie” dance move at a Los Angeles clippers game went viral.

Her favorite basketball team is the New York Yankees.

In 2011’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, Kate Upton was named Rookie of the Year.

She said, “After my first Sports Illustrated cover, I felt terrible about myself for a solid month. Every single guy I met was either married or about to be married, and I felt like I was their bachelor present or something.”

In July 2012, she posed for the cover of GQ magazine. In the GQ photo, Upton is sporting a skimpy, red, white and blue bikini, and seductively eating a popsicle.

Her favorite food is sushi.

The model made headlines when she a video by photographer Terry Richardson of her doing the “Cat Daddy” dance was released online. The video went viral and was soon blocked on YouTube for being too raunchy, but it was soon uploaded again and has remained there.

Days later, Kate Upton appeared as a guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, where she showed guests some of her dance moves from the popular video.
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In an interview in 2015, Kate Upton confessed that was initially “horrified” when the “Cat Daddy” video was released online. However, the video did catapult her to fame.

Kate Upton was featured in a 2012 Carl’s Jr Superbowl commercial which was banned for being too sexy.

The following year, she was featured in an ad for clothing company Zoo York. The ad was then banned by MTV and Adult Swim. In the ad, Kate Upton can be seen jogging through Manhattan as a pair of foul-mouthed cockroaches profanely ogle the supermodel. Watch the uncensored Zoo York commercial below:

In 2013, she was featured on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition which was shot in Antarctica shoot. She said it was so cold there and she had to obviously be wearing a skimpy swimsuit, which made the whole experience even more difficult. “When I came back from the shoot I was losing hearing and eyesight because my body was shutting down, it was working so hard to keep warm,” Upton said on the “Today” show.

In March 2013, a Los Angeles teenager named Jake Davidson made a YouTube video asking Kate to be his prom date that went viral. As Kate could ultimately not attend the event, fellow Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Nina Agdal went with Davidson instead.

In September 2013, she won the prestigious Model of the Year title at the 10th Style Awards at New York Fashion Week.

She does not only wear sexy bikini’s on the covers of famous magazines, but she has also designed four barely there bikinis for the brand Beach Bunny.

She is 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm tall.

Kate Upton weighs 64 kg or 141 pounds.

Her favorite perfume is Coco by Chanel.

She is the first model, since Tyra Banks (who appeared in 1996 and 1997) to appear on cover of SI swimsuit issue back to back (in 2012 and 2013).

Kate Upton wishes that she could have smaller boobs. But, then she laughs and says that she was just kidding, in an interview with GQ magazine.

Kate Upton has a mole mark just above her lip.

Thanks to her bubbly personality, hourglass physique and peroxide blonde hair, Kate is often compared to icons such as Marilyn Monroe and Jayne Mansfield.

To date, Kate Upton has been featured in various brands including Sam Edelman, Accessorize, Guess, Beach Bunny Swimwear, Dylan George, and Dooney & Burke. She has also starred in commercials for Mercedes-Benz, Carl’s Junior and Sobe.

Though she is currently dating Detroit Tigers baseball player Justin Verlander, Kate told Elle Magazine that she is in no hurry to settle down: “I’m just having fun. Obviously I have a very busy schedule at this time in my life, and I don’t put relationships as a priority.”


Christina Hendricks the Sexiest Woman Alive

Christina Hendricks is best known for her role as Joan Harris in the AMC television series Mad Men. Esquire magazine named Hendricks “the sexiest woman in the world”. In 2010, she was voted Best Looking American Woman by Esquire magazine.

Christina Hendricks most beautiful actress to have appeared in a television series
Christina Hendricks is best known for playing Joan Harris on the AMC series Mad Men, she has also appeared in such films as Drive, Detachment and Life as We Know It.

She worked as a model and guest starred on various television series.

She married Geoffrey Arend in October 2009.

She starred alongside Jon Hamm on the hit AMC drama Mad Men.

Christina Hendricks most attractive red-head in the world
Things You Didn’t Know About Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks has established herself as the renowned actress all around the globe. Her sexy body also allures lot of people. She actually began acting since 1999. When she was child, she also used to act and she has also taken so many acting classes in her childhood days to fulfill her dreams in acting. During her late teens she also established herself as a model. She first portrayed the role of Rhiaonnan in the television series Undressed in 1999, since then she has appeared in several television series. She has also appeared in the big movies like Detachment whose box office earning was net worth of $1,481,646. She is also earning a massive salary being an actress.

Christina Hendricks appeared in a number of commercials while struggling as an actress in the mid-to-late 1990s, and easily the most memorable of the bunch is her turn in a 1997 Visa commercial, which acted as a tie-in for the James Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies (starring Pierce Brosnan).

Christina Hendricks is without question one of the world’s most iconic and recognisable redheads, so quite a surprise it is that it’s not actually her natural hair colour. Indeed, she’s a natural blonde but has been dying her hair red since the age of 10.Mad Men star Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks Top Quotes

Sexiness is about being an individual and having conviction about what that is.

I met a lot of young girls modelling and they were like, ‘Oh, I’m running around town and people are taking my picture’, while I was saving receipts and learning how to be self-employed.

I have a problem keeping my mouth shut. I usually speak my mind. I’m trying to learn my lesson.

I’m an ambassador for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and one of the children, his wish was to go to the Emmys, so he’s going to be my date, along with my husband, and my dad and his girlfriend. So we’re going to have a really fun night and it’s going to be really exciting. I’m really excited for him to experience that.

I dyed my hair about 42 different colours, and kids can be pretty judgmental about people who are different. But instead of breaking down and conforming, I stood firm. That is also probably why I was unhappy.

I like to look for gifts throughout the year. If I find the perfect item for someone, I put it in my “gift closet” and keep it for the next holiday. But I often get too excited and just give it to them before!

A woman is beautiful when she stands out as an individual—it’s a woman who has her own style and the confidence to pull it off. Half the women on the streets in New York City achieve this. I get so inspired every time I’m there.

If my legs are showing, the makeup artist adds a tiny amount of foundation to body lotion and rubs it in.

Yeah when you’re in the middle of filming this movie [Bad Santa 2] it doesn’t matter what you say you can think of some sort of way to twist it into something dirty so we were laughing a lot.

I adore the incredibly tight clothing! My own wardobe’s changed – I’ve streamlined a little bit and definitely learnt from Joan’s sleekiness and tailoring.

I love my body as it is. People in the industry have been telling me to lose weight for years but I like the way I look. I give credit to my mom for helping me feel good about my appearance – for making sure I never felt embarrassed about my body, because she was never worried about looking too big.

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Actress Christina Hendricks' Sexiest Looks

According to the Internet, someone took the measurements of a dress Christina Hendricks wore in “Mad Men” and came up with 39-30-39 Christina Hendricks’s measurements.


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