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The Young Ones (UK)

Four mis-matched university students share a house in North London: Neil, the hippy; Mike, the cool person; Rick, a would-be anarchist studying sociology; and Vyvyan, the punk medical student who is prone to extreme violence. Together with their bastard Russian landlord, the world of these "bachelor boys" is surreal and violent, but ultimately hilarious.

The Young Ones (UK) - TV Special: Comic Relief Screenshot
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TV Special: Comic Relief Aired: Apr. 25, 1986

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The Young Ones (UK) is Canceled/Ended
The show had 2 seasons and 13 episodes air between 1982 and 1984.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Nov. 09, 1982
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
35 min.
Aired:
1982 - 1984
To-Date:
2 Seasons
13 Episodes
Network
BBC TWO TV Network
Genre

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Rik Mayall once remarked in an interview that The Young Ones were designed to be a nuclear family, with Neil as the mother, Mike as the father figure, Vyvyan as the rebellious young son and…
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    Rik Mayall once remarked in an interview that The Young Ones were designed to be a nuclear family, with Neil as the mother, Mike as the father figure, Vyvyan as the rebellious young son and Rick as the daughter (complete with pigtails).
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  • Many then-current and future BBC comedy stars made appearances in this program. Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders (French and Saunders, Absolutely Fabulous), Hugh Laurie (most recently of…
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    Many then-current and future BBC comedy stars made appearances in this program. Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders (French and Saunders, Absolutely Fabulous), Hugh Laurie (most recently of House), Emma Thompson (dramatic star), Stephen Fry (intellectual & comedian), Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones (of Alas Smith and Jones), Robbie Coltrane (most recently of Harry Potter's Hagrid fame), Lenny Henry (comedian), Ben Elton (playwright and comedian), and countless others.
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  • Despite being set in North London, the external scenes were actually filmed in Bristol, just over 100 miles away; the show's producer, Paul Jackson, lived in Bristol at the time. The house…
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    Despite being set in North London, the external scenes were actually filmed in Bristol, just over 100 miles away; the show's producer, Paul Jackson, lived in Bristol at the time. The house used for the external scenes is in Codrington Road, Bristol.
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