Why Does Derek Wear A Watch?
Fans have been wondering why Derek wears a wristwatch around
the House, the only housemate to do-so.
We noticed this many weeks ago, but somehow managed to forget
about it until recently. But it's just dawned on us that housemates
aren't usually permitted to wear watches.
Fair enough, they have a clock in the kitchen, but we seem
to remember for the first series at least (possibly the first
two?) they didn't even have that, and so had no idea of the
The psychologists perhaps changed that situation, possibly
deeming it likely to send the housemates nuts if they've got
no means of keeping track of time?
Anyway, we believe that Del Boy wears a watch because he needs
to take regular medication, although that can't be confirmed
at this time. It would seem to fit though, so it's a very
As-to what the medication is for, we wouldn't like to speculate...
some kind of tablets to save him going off his trolley maybe?
If so, hand 'em out Del Boy, your peers are in desperate need!
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