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

Bottom

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

Series 2, Episode 3 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 10pm.

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Bottom Family

Hit early 1990s sitcom Bottom spawned a number of live shows and inspired a feature film.

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The Young Ones. Image shows from L to R: Vyvyan (Adrian Edmondson), Neil (Nigel Planer), Mike (Christopher Ryan), Rick (Rik Mayall). Copyright: BBC.

The Young Ones

Hippy Neil, nerdy Cliff Richard-obsessed Rick, psychopathic punk Vyvyan and smooth Mike share a squalid and collapsing student house together.

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The New Statesman. Alan B'Stard MP (Rik Mayall). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Yorkshire Television.

The New Statesman

Sitcom parody of 1980s Conservatism. Tory MP Alan B'Stard holds the largest majority in the House: his interests are money, power, sex, and himself.

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Filthy Rich & Catflap. Image shows from L to R: Ralph Filthy (Nigel Planer), Eddie Catflap (Adrian Edmondson), Richie Rich (Rik Mayall). Copyright: BBC.

Filthy Rich & Catflap

Following the misadventures of never-was-been Richie Rich, his drunken minder Eddie Catflap, and agent Ralph Filthy as they strive to get him on TV.

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Image shows from L to R: Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson.

Hooligan's Island

Bottom sequel starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson as Richie Rich and Eddie Hitler, marooned on tropical hell-hole Hooligan's Island.

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The Comic Strip Presents.... Copyright: Comic Strip Productions.

The Comic Strip Presents...

Periodic series of satires and spoofs that helped bring alternative comedy to the mainstream and forge a comedy reputation for then-new Channel 4.

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Bottom Live.

Bottom Live

Eddie and Richie get up to more insane antics in the 1993 live stage version of the popular sitcom.

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Guest House Paradiso.

Guest House Paradiso

Slapstick comedy inspired by the television series Bottom, starring Mayall and Edmondson as the proprietors of Britain's worst holiday guesthouse.

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