The boys move into their new house and Vyvyan discovers oil in the basement.Mike declares himself the president and then forces Neil and Rick into slave labor to dig up the oil.

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Vyvyan (as Ade Edmondson)
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Radical Posture ...
Themselves
Tony Alleff ...
Saudi King's aide (as Tony Allef)
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Barrie Cookson ...
2nd Man on Raft (as Barry Cookson)
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Saudi King
Ronnie Golden ...
Terry Medlicott ...
Patrick Newell ...
David Rhule ...
Roller Disco Patron
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The boys move into their new house and Vyvyan discovers oil in the basement.Mike declares himself the president and then forces Neil and Rick into slave labor to dig up the oil.

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16 November 1982 (UK)  »

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When Neil opens the cabinets and all the bowls fall out, you can see a hand that pushes the bowls pull back. See more »

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Vyvyan: [Rick and Vyvyan are arguing over who gets which room in their new house] This is my room!
Rick: No, it's my room!
Vyvyan: [Dumps a bin liner full of his clothes on the bed] No! See? It must be my room, cause all my clothes are here!
Rick: [after picking the clothes up and throwing them up out the window] No they're not, Vyvyan!
[Vyvyan strikes a match and lights the bed on fire]
Rick: Oh, that's just perfect, now what are we going to do?
VyvyanRick: [Rushing out of the room] Neil! Your bedroom's on fire!
Neil: [Coming out of a room] Huh? ...
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Not the best episode of the Young Ones.
5 December 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

My second watch of this episode actually made me realise it was rather weak - "Boring" is much better. The Young Ones is meant to be riotous and rowdy - this one actually starts to drone on a bit - the talking peas in a later scene in the episode should really have stuck with the first line. But the benefit concert in the front room was pretty funny and enjoyable - how many people these days would sing about Doctor Martin's boots? There are some funny gags and it never tries to be realistic - what with striking oil in the basement - but really, this episode of The Young Ones could have been so much funnier. Inanimate objects talking has been done far better in later episodes. On the whole - it is worthy to be called The Young Ones, but not quite a riotous laugh of a viewing. 6/10


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