Bottom. Image shows from L to R: Richie Richard (Rik Mayall), Eddie Hitler (Adrian Edmondson). Copyright: BBC.

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BBC Two sitcom about two rude men. 18 episodes (3 series), 1991 - 1995. Stars Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson.

Series 2, Episode 2 is repeated on Gold on Friday 29th March at 9:20pm.

Bottom. Image shows from L to R: Richie Richard (Rik Mayall), Eddie Hitler (Adrian Edmondson). Copyright: BBC.

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Richie Richard and Eddie Hitler are a couple of rude, disgusting, anti-social and regularly violent losers who share a grubby flat in Hammersmith

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1991 - 1995
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
18   (3 series)
Starring
Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson
Writers
Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson
Directors
Ed Bye and Bob Spiers
Producers
Ed Bye and Jon Plowman

Richie Richard and Eddie Hitler are the two most idiotic, depraved men in London.

Living together in a disgusting, run down flat in Hammersmith, the pair are simultaneously best friends and worst enemies, regularly arguing, taking great joy in the pain of the other, and engaging in horrendous physical violence.

Unemployed, incompetent, socially retarded and - in Richie's case - virginal, the pair engage in a never-ending cycle of clashes with each other, locals, fate, nature, time...

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Soundtrack
The theme tune is Last Night by The Mar-Keys, performed by The Bum Notes.
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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 17th September 1991 on BBC Two at 9pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 10th April 1995 on BBC Two at 10pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 2 Episode 2: Friday 29th March at 9:20pm on Gold
  2. Series 2 Episode 4: Friday 5th April at 12:40am on Gold
  3. Series 2 Episode 4: Friday 5th April at 11:40pm on Gold

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