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Two perpetually bored and broke flatmates waste their days in a futile struggle to get laid, earn cash, and not kill one another.
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Series cast summary:
Adrian Edmondson ...  Eddie 18 episodes, 1991-1995
Rik Mayall ...  Richie 18 episodes, 1991-1995
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Living in a squalid flat, perpetually unemployed, skint, bored, and sexually frustrated, virgin Richie Richard and carefree alcoholic Eddie Hitler are social outcasts at the bottom of the heap in society and spend their days scheming, bickering and being sadistic to each other. Written by buddyboy28

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23 April 1998 (USA) See more »

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Šljam See more »

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Trivia

Throughout the series, Richie and Eddie were not say the 'F' word as it was the BBC's policy that all BBC shows should not have use of the 'F' word. However, in Series 3, Eddie did cuss the 'F' word which was bleeped out. See more »

Goofs

In the episode 'Apocalypse', Eddie (disguised as the grim reaper) states that he doesn't know how to play chess, and Richie says that he will teach him. However, in the later episode 'Culture', it is the other way around - Eddie knows how to play chess, and Richie does not. See more »

Quotes

Richie: [on various occasions seducing women, well, trying anyway] May I say, what a SMASHING blouse you have on?
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Last Night
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Greatest physical pervy humour there ever was
27 April 1999 | by Kryten-11See all my reviews

Bottom. Comedy masterpiece. From the opening episode 'Smells', to the most recent live tour 'Hooligan's Island', Bottom has succeeded in making anyone who is into fart gags and frying pan bashed gasmen, laugh uncontrollably.

The two central characters, Richie and Eddie, are portrayed superbly by Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson, and timely appearances by old Young Ones favourtie Christopher Ryan and that guy who plays spudgun add to the quality of this excellent series.

Most viewers from countries other than the UK may struggle to identify with these violent, sexually obsessed icons, but us brits lap it up.

Watch them all NOW !!!!!!!!


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