Edward and Richard are best buddies living off the government doing nothing more than having a good time and breaking stuff.
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 Eddie (18 episodes, 1991-1995)
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 Richie (18 episodes, 1991-1995)
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Edward and Richard are best buddies living off the government doing nothing more than having a good time and breaking stuff. Written by Graham Wilson Jr <diex@suburbia.net>

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Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall originally planned to call the series 'Your Bottom' - so that viewers would be heard to say such things as, "I saw Your Bottom on television last night". See more »

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When Richie falls down the stairs in the Carnival episode while impersonating Kilroy, he rolls into the bathroom and gets stuck in the toilet head first with his feet in the air, however just after he falls through the door before the camera moves in you can see his foot protruding from the doorway See more »

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Woman: Which one of you is Mr Hitler
Eddie: That would be me.
Women: Ooh, any relation?
Eddie: Well... I've got a mother.
Women: No, no, I meant to Adolf Hitler.
Eddie: Yes that's her.
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Funniest show on earth
13 December 2001 | by (Yarm, England) – See all my reviews

Bottom is without a doubt a funny, witty, violence and often surreal comedy with plenty of gags laughs and bone-crunching effects.

Bottom Stars Rik Mayall and Ade Edmondson as "Richard Richard" and "Eddie Hitler" as couple of bums with no life, no cash and no friends. Their life evolves around Richie's deadly concoctions of lethal drinks and cooking, getting hold of easy money and "birds".

In every episode the lads always put their foot in it, ending up in a fight with the odd leg or neck broken...thanks to Richie's unbelievable and stupid plots to get hold of easy cash or women

Fantastic comedy all round...

9/10


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