Type
Scripted
Premiered
Nov. 09, 1982
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
35 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC TWO TV Network
Genre

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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.

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TV Special: Comic Relief Aired: Apr. 25, 1986

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 2 seasons and 13 episodes air between 1982 and 1984.

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  • In "The Young Ones" (1982) {Bomb (#1.4)}, when Reggie Balowski is talking to Mike about the atom bomb, he quotes "Did you kill my brother?". This foreshadowed later in 1985, when Alexei Sayle
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    In "The Young Ones" (1982) {Bomb (#1.4)}, when Reggie Balowski is talking to Mike about the atom bomb, he quotes "Did you kill my brother?". This foreshadowed later in 1985, when Alexei Sayle released a single called "Did You Kill My Brother?" which was a song he performed in "The Comic Strip Presents..." (1982).
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  • Pauline Melville, who played Vivian's mother, who works as a barmaid in "The Young Ones" (1982) {Boring (#1.3)} later played a barmaid in "Red Dwarf" (1988) {Backwards (#3.1)} but was…
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    Pauline Melville, who played Vivian's mother, who works as a barmaid in "The Young Ones" (1982) {Boring (#1.3)} later played a barmaid in "Red Dwarf" (1988) {Backwards (#3.1)} but was uncredited.
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  • The series was highly controversial for its content and was described by David Croft as the beginning of "vomit comedy". He said it was "an innovation but it wasn't progress".
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