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 4 - Time

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.

Notes

This episode features a guest performance from Amazulu.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 5th June 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
Alexei Sayle Balowski Family
Guest cast
Gary Beadle Smythe the Bosun
Jonathan Caplan Sir Boring Old Fart
Robbie Coltrane Captain Blood
Lee Cornes Spasspecker
Dawn French Easter Bunny
Gareth Hale 1st Peasant
Helen Lederer Gwendolyn
Paul Merton (as Paul Martin) 2nd Peasant
Norman Pace 3rd Peasant
Jennifer Saunders Helen Mucus
Julianne White Secretary
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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