After realizing they haven't done the wash in almost three years, the boys take a trip to the launderette and then Neil remembers that they have been chosen to be on "University Challenge".
Did You Know?
This episode has the most famous guest cast of the whole series. Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson, Robbie Coltrane, Tony Robinson, Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones all went on to become household names in Britain, and even international fame in the cases of Laurie (House
(2004)), Thompson (a two-time Oscar winner) and Coltrane (the Harry Potter films). This episode also has the most famous guest band - Motörhead, who play "The Ace of Spades", one of their greatest hits. See more
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
[the camera zooms in dramatically on a matchbox
Don't look at me. I'm irrelevant!
The Ace of Spades
Written by Fast Eddie Clarke
and Phil 'Philthy Animal' Taylor
Performed by Motörhead See more