The Young Ones (1982–1984)
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Bambi 

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".

Director:

Paul Jackson (uncredited)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Adrian Edmondson ... Vyvyan
Rik Mayall ... Rick
Nigel Planer ... Neil
Christopher Ryan ... Mike / Matchbox
Alexei Sayle ... Train Driver
Motörhead ... (as Motorhead)
Robbie Coltrane ... Dr. Carlisle
Ben Elton Ben Elton ... Kendal Mintcake
Stephen Fry ... Lord Snot
Tamsin Heatley ... Janet
Hugh Laurie ... Lord Monty
Tony Robinson ... Dr. Not the Nine O'Clock News
Emma Thompson ... Miss Money-Sterling
Griff Rhys Jones ... Bambi
Mel Smith ... Security Guard
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Storyline

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".

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1984 (UK) See more »

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Color:

Color
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[the camera zooms in dramatically on a matchbox]
Matchbox: Don't look at me. I'm irrelevant!
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Connections

References The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

The Ace of Spades
(uncredited)
Written by Fast Eddie Clarke, Lemmy and Phil 'Philthy Animal' Taylor
Performed by Motörhead
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