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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Trivia

The series was not released on DVD in the US until 2005. See more »

Goofs

In the episode where Richie and Eddie look after the shop, Richie is doing a rain dance with his trousers pulled up over his knees. One of the trouser legs falls down but in the next shot it is up again. See more »

Quotes

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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Referenced in Bottom Live: The Big Number 2 Tour (1995) See more »

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Juvenile and ridiculous but I love it!
28 November 2004 | by mad_hessSee all my reviews

Bottom is one of those shows that polarise people's opinions and this is largely due to Rik Mayall always playing the same type of character.

Ade Edmonson carries the show as Eddie Elizabeth Hitler and makes an otherwise boring comedy into something that I enjoy watching.

The theatre tour videos make the TV show look tame and are even better than the show IMO.

The TV show was made into a rather poor film called Guest House Paradiso which is like faulty towers meets Bottom.

10 / 10 - The TV show never fails to make me laugh - If you like this try Filthy, Rich & Catflap or Young Ones.


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