The Mirror, 13 December 2005
ONLY Fools and Horses has been voted the top Christmas TV show ever, according to a survey.
Del Boy and Rodney's capers beat the festive specials by comic legends Morecambe and Wise.
The Vicar of Dibley was third, followed by The Office Christmas Special.
The Two Ronnies - back on TV this Christmas - completed a clean sweep for comedy in the top five.
Best of the soaps were the EastEnders seasonal episodes at number six, three spots ahead of rival Coronation Street, in the poll of around 6,000 Radio Times readers.
Radio Times editor Gill Hudson said: "This survey shows first-class comedy is top of everyone's Christmas TV wish-list.""
Top 10 Christmas shows: 1 Only Fools and Horses, 2 Morecambe and Wise, 3 The Vicar of Dibley, 4 The Office, 5 The Two Ronnies, 6 EastEnders, 7 Noel's Christmas Presents, 8 Top of the Pops, 9 Coronation Street, 10 Queen's Speech