British Comedy Guide

The Young Ones. Image shows from L to R: Vyvyan (Ade 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 others.

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Bottom sequel starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson as Richie Rich and Eddie Hitler, marooned on tropical hell-hole Hooligan's Island.

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Fresh Meat

Comedy drama following six mis-matched students who are starting university in Manchester and sharing the same house together.

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Bottom

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