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

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    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
    Ed Wooden Editor
    Graeme Story Production Designer
    Peter Brewis Composer
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