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 2

1. Bambi

First broadcast: Tuesday 8th May 1984

Realising that they've not washed their clothes since 1981, the housemates head to the laundrette. However, Neil's forgotten to tell them that they're expected on University Challenge.

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2. Cash

First broadcast: Tuesday 15th May 1984

No one has any money, so - under Mike's instruction - Vyvyan begins stealing and chopping up everyone's possessions for firewood. When Vyvyan claims to be pregnant, Neil is forced to get a job, and joins the police!

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3. Nasty

First broadcast: Tuesday 29th May 1984

In a graveside flashback, Vyvyan, Neil, Rick and Mike recount a night of terror as they encountered a vampire whilst attempting to connect up a VCR to watch some video nasties.

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4. Time

First broadcast: Tuesday 5th June 1984

Rick wakes up with a woman in his bed and begins bragging of his sexual exploits. Unfortunately, she happens to be a serial killer. There's yet more to deal with when the house is transported back in time.

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5. Sick

First broadcast: Tuesday 12th June 1984

Everyone is sick. Neil begins projectile sneezing before suddenly remembering that his parents are coming for dinner. Their arrival sparks a discussion about The Good Life, and the housemates decide to attempt self-sufficiency.

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6. Summer Holiday

First broadcast: Tuesday 19th June 1984

Summer term has ended. Rick has discovered his parents are dead. The group are evicted from the house, and have come bottom of the world in their exams. What else is there to do but rob a bank and flee?

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The Young Ones - Complete Series One & Two

The Young Ones - Complete Series One & Two DVD

Release date: Monday 29th October 2007

A mad, helter-skelter, rude, awesomely violent, unpredictable, swaggering, staggering, joyously infantile, exhilarating steamroller of a sitcom, The Young Ones provided the breakthrough for the new generation of aggressive and forthright 'alternative' comedians.

Join Rick, Vyv, Neil and Mike in their crazy and surreal comedy adventures in this 25th anniversary box...

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