"It's Only Rock and Roll (Only Fools and Horses)" Airs
It's Only Rock and Roll is an episode of the BBC sit-com, Only Fools and Horses.
It was the fourth episode of series 4, and was first screened on 14 March 1985.
At a warehouse, as Del Boy loads up the van with the latest item to flog called Kandy Dolls, Rodney tells him that he just joined a band that are styling themselves on Frankie Goes to Hollywood. Del points out that Rodney doesn't have any drums, as well as mention that he shouldn't be hanging with that "bunch of wallies", especially their lead singer, Mental Mickey Maguire, a wild man who once bit another man's ear off. It is then revealed that each Kandy Doll has a different voice chip, the Trotter brothers then drive off.
John Sullivan OBE (born 23 December 1946), is the writer of several British sitcoms including the immensely popular Only Fools and Horses as well as Citizen Smith, Dear John, Just Good Friends, Roger Roger, and The Green Green Grass. In addition, he also wrote the comedy drama series Micawber for ITV and still co-writes many comedies including Heartburn Hotel. Sullivan composed the theme tune of Only Fools and Horses, Just Good Friends, Dear John and The Green Green Grass. He has also written Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘n’ Chips, a comedy drama.