British Comedy Guide

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


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 Saturday at 11:45pm.

Series 2, Episode 5 - Holy

After Richie's chopped off his own finger and incinerated the Christmas dinner, a baby is left at the front door. Richie's convinced it's the Second Coming.

Broadcast details

Thursday 29th October 1992
30 minutes


  1. Saturday 2nd January 2010 at 9:00pm on Dave
  2. Friday 10th December 2010 at 10:40pm on Gold
  3. Monday 27th June 2011 at 11:30pm on Gold
  4. Tuesday 28th June 2011 at 1:40am on Dave
  5. Monday 12th December 2011 at 11:05pm on Gold
  6. Tuesday 13th December 2011 at 2:00am on Gold
  7. Tuesday 27th December 2011 at 2:15am on Gold
  8. Tuesday 27th December 2011 at 11:00pm on Gold
  9. Friday 15th June 2012 at 10:20pm on Gold
  10. Saturday 16th June 2012 at 1:05am on Gold
  11. Wednesday 10th December 2014 at 10:00pm on Gold
  12. Thursday 11th December 2014 at 12:50am on Gold
  13. Sunday 22nd March 2015 at 10:20pm on Gold
  14. Thursday 17th December 2015 at 10:25pm on Gold
  15. Friday 18th December 2015 at 1:20am on Gold
  16. Friday 25th December 2015 at 11:00pm on Gold
  17. Saturday 26th December 2015 at 2:20am on Gold
  18. Saturday 15th October 2016 at 9:40pm on Gold
  19. Sunday 6th November 2016 at 9:40pm on Gold
  20. Saturday 10th December 2016 at 9:50pm on Gold
  21. Sunday 25th December 2016 at 12:40am on Gold
  22. Sunday 25th December 2016 at 11:30pm on Gold
  23. Friday 19th May 2017 at 9:40pm on Gold
  24. Friday 7th July 2017 at 10:20pm on Gold
  25. Friday 28th July 2017 at 11:40pm on Gold
  26. Thursday 3rd August 2017 at 11:55pm on Gold
  27. Wednesday 9th August 2017 at 1:35am on Gold
  28. Sunday 26th November 2017 at 10:00pm on Yesterday
  29. Sunday 24th December 2017 at 11:50pm on Gold
  30. Monday 25th December 2017 at 9:45pm on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rik Mayall Richie Richard
Adrian Edmondson Eddie Hitler
Guest cast
Roger Sloman Mr. Harrison
Steven O'Donnell (as Steve O'Donnell) Spudgun
Christopher Ryan Dave Hedgehog
Tina Foley Valerie Bates
Writing team
Rik Mayall Writer
Adrian Edmondson Writer
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Ed Bye Producer
Ed Wooden Editor
Chris Hull Production Designer
Garry Freeman Production Designer

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