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Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 17, 1991
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC TWO TV Network
Genre

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Bottom (UK)

Richard Richard & Edward Elizabeth Hitler, two men with no hope of fitting in with society. Two men who will forever fall foul of life's little jokes, mainly because they are too stupid to avoid them! Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall take a look into the lives of these two friends who are forever threatening, and committing, violence on each other.

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02x06 Bottom's Out Aired: Apr. 10, 1995

Richard and Eddie are camping out on Wimbledon Common. Eddie has brought the tin opener but Richie has forgotten the tins. How will they survive? …

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The show had 3 seasons and 18 episodes air between 1991 and 1995.

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  • The scene in Smells (#1.1) which Eddie tries to pluck out one of Richie's nostril hairs with a pair of pliers in the bathroom resulting in a brief fight was not filmed in front of a studio…
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    The scene in Smells (#1.1) which Eddie tries to pluck out one of Richie's nostril hairs with a pair of pliers in the bathroom resulting in a brief fight was not filmed in front of a studio audience.
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  • Adrian Edmondson shaved his head for the show because his character Eddie Hitler is bald. In 1993, prior to the first live stage show of "Bottom", Rik Mayall and Edmondson appeared on The Big…
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    Adrian Edmondson shaved his head for the show because his character Eddie Hitler is bald. In 1993, prior to the first live stage show of "Bottom", Rik Mayall and Edmondson appeared on The Big Breakfast (UK) which Adrian Edmondson had a full set of hair on his head, which he later shaved off for the late stage show.
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  • In some shows, Richie and Eddie and other characters commit some crimes - In "Bottom" (1991) {Gas (#1.2)}, Eddie has an illegal connection to their neighbor Mr. Rottweiler's gas supply. In…
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    In some shows, Richie and Eddie and other characters commit some crimes - In "Bottom" (1991) {Gas (#1.2)}, Eddie has an illegal connection to their neighbor Mr. Rottweiler's gas supply. In "Bottom" (1991) {Apocalypse (#1.4)}, Eddie schemes to steal Richie's inheritance for himself. In "Bottom" (1991) {Burglary (#2.2)}, Richie and Eddie's flat is burgled. In "Bottom" (1991) {Parade (#2.4)} Richie and Eddie attack the Chief Inspector in the pub toilet, so they can mug him. In "Bottom" (1991) {'S Out (#2.6)}, Mr. Tent shows off his genitals at Richie and Eddie in the park at Wimbledon Common. In "Bottom" (1991) {Dough (#3.4)}, Eddie illegally forges money. In "Bottom" (1991) {Finger (#3.5)}, Richie and Eddie steal and drive off in Cannonball Taffy O'Jones's car and con the hotel staff as Cannonball Taffy O'Jones and his bride and in "Bottom" (1991) {Carnival (#3.6)} there is a riot in Hammersmith, which Richie and Eddie go looting and they decide to blackmail the Prime Minister of Great Britain, when a dirty video of the Prime Minister falls into their possession.
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