Trigger's 10 Funniest Only Fools And Horses Moments

Following the death of actor Roger Lloyd-Pack, we celebrate our favourite Trigger moments from one of the finest sitcoms ever.

The sad death of Roger Lloyd-Pack last week marked the passing of one of the UK's great comic actors. A hugely recognisable face in British film and television, Lloyd-Pack's comedic talents shined in shows such as The Vicar Of Dibley and the hugely underrated The Old Guys, while more serious appearances in the likes of 2011's Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy allowed him to flex his acting muscles. Indeed, despite being largely associated with comedy, he was a classically trained and accomplished stage actor and recent performances in Richard III and Twelfth Night were acclaimed by critics. Yet it will always be the role of simple road sweeper Trigger in the immortal Only Fools And Horses that the man will be best remembered for. And it's not hard to understand why. The only actor other than Del Boy and Rodney to appear in both the first and final episodes of the show, Lloyd-Pack's impeccable comedic timing and brilliantly deadpan delivery - combined with the late, great John Sullivan's scripts - cemented Trigger's place as one of British comedy's most enduring creations. The outpouring of condolences on Facebook and Twitter following the sad news only proved how attached generations of people were to the character and how beloved the actor was to fans. As the man himself so aptly put it: "If you are in a successful sitcom that tends to be how you are remembered - because a good sitcom gets into the DNA of our culture in a way that other things don't." So let's celebrate the greatness of Roger Lloyd-Pack by looking back at Trigger's 10 funniest Only Fools And Horses moments, starting with...
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