The Young Ones: Season 2, Episode 1

Bambi (8 May 1984)

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After going down to the laundrette, Vyvan, Rick, Neil and Mike find they have been chosen to take part in "University Challenge".

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Alexei Sayle ...
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After going down to the laundrette, Vyvan, Rick, Neil and Mike find they have been chosen to take part in "University Challenge".

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Tony Robinson appears a character called Dr. Not The Nine O' Clock News. Guest stars Griff Rhys-Jones and Mel Smith were regular performers of "Not The Nine O'Clock News". See more »

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At the laundromat they don't have any money to make the washing machine start. So where did they suddenly get the money to pay for the train journey, and where did Rick get the £5 from to pay Vyv for the empty cup? See more »

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[answer to Bambi's first question]
Neil: Uh... can I go to the toilet, please?
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Referenced in University Challenge: The Story So Far (2006) See more »

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Performed by Motörhead
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Awesomely funny for the right market!
18 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't imagine this episode being any more perfect than it is. All the characters are purely defined and within themselves, the show moves at a constant up-pace. Cameo by Motorhead is the perfect source music for the groups' scurry thru the tube on their way to University Challenge where its the quintessential match between the snobs and the slobs. See Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry, and Hugh Laurie in early screen appearances. Total lunacy: Vyvyan loses his head, yet later introduces his Pig-Ferret named "Bacon Sandwich", Rick is universally known as the world's stupidest bottom burp, Neil:"Vegetable rights and peace." It doesn't get much funnier than this.


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