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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.
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Adrian Edmondson ...  Eddie 18 episodes, 1991-1995
Rik Mayall ...  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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Years after its final release, Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall began writing a Spin-Off series entitled Hooligan's Island, after the third stage show. The series was written but Edmondson opted out of it last minute to 'pursue other interests'. See more »

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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 »

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Richie: [on various occasions seducing women, well, trying anyway] May I say, what a SMASHING blouse you have on?
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Funniest show on earth
13 December 2001 | by Jonathan HornerSee 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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