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

BBC Two sitcom about four students. 12 episodes (2 series), 1982 - 1984. Stars Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson, Nigel Planer, Christopher Ryan and Alexei Sayle.

Series 1, Episode 6 - Flood

It's raining cats and dogs - literally. Unfortunately, there's no food in the house and whilst trying to busy themselves, none of the housemates notice London flooding around them...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 14th December 1982
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rik Mayall Rick
Adrian Edmondson (as Ade Edmondson) Vyvyan
Nigel Planer Neil
Christopher Ryan Mike
Alexei Sayle Balowski Family
Guest cast
Mark Arden 2nd Grave Digger
Mark Arden 1st Comic Strip Youth
Jim Barclay Policeman in Comic
Arnold Brown Prisoner
Ben Elton Radio DJ
Stephen Frost (as Steve Frost) 1st Grave Digger
Stephen Frost (as Steve Frost) 2nd Comic Strip Youth
Gareth Hale 1st Soldier
Justine Lord White Witch
Norman Pace 2nd Soldier
David Rappaport Shirley
Cindy Shelley Radio Interviewee
Peter Wear Witchfinder
Adrian Edmondson (as Ade Edmondson) 1st Alien Spotter
Rik Mayall 2nd Alien Spotter
Writing team
Ben Elton Writer
Rik Mayall Writer
Lise Mayer Writer
Alexei Sayle Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Jackson Director
Paul Jackson Producer

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