December 2

Only Fools and Horses Batman and Robin scene named the greatest Christmas TV moment of all time

The Only Fools and Horses ‘Batman and Robin’ scene from the 1996 episode Heroes and Villains has been named the greatest Christmas TV moment of all time.

The poll of 2,000 adults found the hilarious moment from 1996 where Del Boy and Rodney unwittingly prevent a crime – while dressed as the dynamic duo – is top of the tree.

Second place went to another moment from the Peckham-based sitcom – when the Trotters finally become millionaires in Time On Our Hands, also in 1996.

The ‘Walking in the Air’ moment from The Snowman came third, while Geraldine’s sprouts ordeal from The Vicar of Dibley came fourth. And Andre Previn playing ‘all the right notes’ on 1971’s Morecambe & Wise Christmas Show secured fifth spot.

The full top 30 is:

1. Only Fools and Horses – Batman and Robin

2. Only Fools and Horses – Del and Rodney finally become a millionaires

3. The Snowman – Walking in the Air flying segment

4. The Vicar of Dibley – Geraldine’s sprouts ordeal

5. The Morecambe & Wise Show – Andre Previn plays ‘all the right notes’

6. Gavin & Stacey – Nessa proposes to Smithy

7. Father Ted – Priests in the lingerie section

8. The Vicar of Dibley – Marriage proposal

9. The Morecambe & Wise Show – Singin’ in the Rain sketch

10. Wallace and Gromit: The Wrong Trousers – Train Chase scene

11. The Morecambe & Wise Show – Let’s Face the Music and Dance with newsreader, Angela Rippon

12. EastEnders – Den gives Angie divorce papers

13. The Good Life – Tom and Barbara make their own Xmas decorations and gifts

14. Downton Abbey – Matthew proposes to Lady Mary

15. The Royle Family – Denise goes into labour

16. Gavin & Stacey – Smithy’s tinfoil wrapping

17. Bing Crosby Christmas Special – David Bowie and Bing Crosby sing Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy

18. The Two Ronnies – Pub chat sketch

19. Mrs Brown’s Boys – Revolving Christmas Tree

20. EastEnders – Max and Stacey’s affair reveal

21. The Office – Dawn and Tim get together

22. Porridge: No Way Out – Fletcher falls into a tunnel and gets Xmas lunch in the infirmary

23. Miranda – Gary proposes to Miranda

24. Bottom – A baby turns up on the Eddie and Ritchie’s doorstep and they conclude one of them must be Mary, the mother of Christ

25. Wallace and Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death – Puppy Love

26. Doctor Who – David Tennant regenerates

27. The Simpsons – Santa’s Little Helper joins the family

28. Sherlock – Rooftop finale

29. Coronation Street – Hilda Ogden leaves Coronation Street

30. The Catherine Tate Show – Nan’s Christmas Carol

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Posted December 2, 2022 by admin in category Uncategorized

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