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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

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, Episode 2 - Cash

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!

Notes

This episode features a guest performance from Ken Bishop's Nice Twelve.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 15th May 1984
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
34 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rik Mayall Rick
Adrian Edmondson (as Ade Edmondson) Vyvyan
Nigel Planer Neil
Christopher Ryan Mike
Guest cast
Paul Bradley Warlock
Mark Arden 1st Ghost
Lee Cornes Compère
Steve Dixon Mad Man
Stephen Frost 2nd Ghost
Steve Kelly Truck Driver
Jan Prince Neighbour
Kay Stonham Stonehenge
Andy De la Tour TV Presenter
Alan Freeman God
Alexei Sayle 'Mussolini' Policeman
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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