Eddie and Richie are on trial for showing their bare behinds on TV-am. Filthy manages to get them off scott free, but is then sentenced to be hung himself. Since Richie and Eddie are prohibited from ...
Filthy gets Richie a job reading Celeb gossip on TV-am and explicitly tells him to make sure he arrives there on time - 4.30 in the morning. Naturally Eddie ends op convincing Richie to go on a booze...
Richie buys an inflatable doll named Monica as his lover, and he tries to conceal it from Eddie. But it all goes terribly wrong when Richie accidentally super glues Monica to his groin, mistaking Eddie's super glue for Handcream.
Eddie has locked himself away in the toilet and Richie finds he's been inventing gadgets and only to find himself joining Eddie on a adventure through time and space on-board Eddie's time machine "The Turdis" which is a toilet cubicle.
A series of self contained TV films starring performers from London's "Comic Strip" comedy club and their friends. Noted for a high sense of parody of previous films, literature, and generally everyone in sight.
Richie and Eddie are in charge of the worst hotel in the UK, Guest House Paradiso, neighbouring a nuclear power plant. The illegal immigrant chef has fled and all the guests have gone. But ... See full summary »
Richie (Rik Mayall) is a former actor who has only one ambition - to be famous. He believes that everyone knows who he is and often has a paranoid feeling that people are out to get him. He lives with his minder Edward (Ade Edmondson), a drunk. His agent Ralph Filthy (Nigel Planner) is not very good at his job and apart from being an agent, he is involved in some rather shady businesses. This series follows Richie's pathetic attempts to reach stardom. He stops at nothing to reach his goal, he even contemplates killing his own father. Fourth wall breaking happens very often. Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry make an appearance in one episode, as well as young Chris Barrie. Written by
In Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson's later sitcom "Bottom", their characters were called Richie and Eddie. See more »
Richie, if you don't stop talking, I am going to cut off your head, put it in the microwave until it goes ping, mash it up with a bit of milk and butter, and ram it up your backside!
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This Is A truly great comedy that provides laughs for the viewer from start to finish. The characters Rich and Eddie Catflap are the forerunners for the characters Ritchie and Eddie in Bottom. I feel it was a shame that this great work did not enjoy more success and a second series, although on the other hand if it did enjoy more success then Bottom might not ever being made as the similarities between the two comedies are not hard to find. Although there is only the one series and is not the most recognizable comedy it is still a cracking comedy and worth a watch. If you have trouble finding it visit the playback universal website or try somewhere like HMV it won't be cheap but worth the money.
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