When fans mourned the loss of Only Fools and Horses actor John Challis in September, happy memories of Boycie were shared.
The success of the classic BBC comedy – which launched in 1981 – was partly down to the performances of its core cast including Challis, Nicholas Lyndhurst and David Jason.
The brilliant writing by John Sullivan is also a huge part of its enduring appeal.
Fans still enjoy some of the London sitcom's more underrated characters too, including Mickey Pearce. Tricky Mickey was a frenemy of Rodney (Lyndhurst) – often running off with his girlfriends or swindling him out of money.
The arrogant youngster used to make exaggerated boasts about his business success and popularity with women.
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Played by Patrick Murray, Mickey appeared in 20 episodes of Only Fools altogether.
The actor also landed parts in big-screen films including Curse of the Pink Panther and The Firm before retiring from acting.
He went on to become a cabbie working in Kent, was a builder at one point and even a professional poker player.
In a 2018 Loose Women appearance alongside John Challis, Murray revealed he'd gone to Thailand for 10 years where he had met his wife, Anong.
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However, he was later cruelly separated from Anong and their daughter Josie when the Home Office denied them a visa on the grounds that Patrick didn’t earn enough money to support them.
Patrick worked as a chauffeur in order to get a visa to bring his Thai wife and daughter to the UK.
He said: "I wanted to get her a visa but it was hard so I had to come back here.
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"Being out of the industry for so long, the work dried up so I went back to driving an executive car, a Mercedes, to do it.
"I only saw my baby on the phone for two years, I was a Skype dad."
Happily, he confirmed that he'd been reunited in Britain with his family two weeks before appearing on the show.
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