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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23 April 1998 (USA) 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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Eddie: This is a sex shop isn't it?
Shop Assistant: Yes.
Eddie: [slaps money down] I'll have five quid's worth then!
Shop Assistant: Very droll sir, I've never heard that one before.
Eddie: Haven't you? Shall I tell it again?
Shop Assistant: No thank you sir, I'd rather have a pineapple inserted violently into my rectum.
Eddie: You've been working here too long mate.
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Greatest physical pervy humour there ever was
27 April 1999 | by Kryten-11See all my reviews

Bottom. Comedy masterpiece. From the opening episode 'Smells', to the most recent live tour 'Hooligan's Island', Bottom has succeeded in making anyone who is into fart gags and frying pan bashed gasmen, laugh uncontrollably.

The two central characters, Richie and Eddie, are portrayed superbly by Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson, and timely appearances by old Young Ones favourtie Christopher Ryan and that guy who plays spudgun add to the quality of this excellent series.

Most viewers from countries other than the UK may struggle to identify with these violent, sexually obsessed icons, but us brits lap it up.

Watch them all NOW !!!!!!!!


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