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.
Last EpisodeTV Special: Comic Relief Aired: Apr. 25, 1986
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The Young Ones: Season 1, Episode #1 - Demolition
Introducing Mike - the cool smooth one; Neil - the boring hippy with the death wish and the lentil fetish; Rik -…
Series Fun Facts
- Unusually for a BBC sitcom at the time, most of the location scenes were recorded on video using Outside Broadcast facilities instead of 16mm film.
- 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…
[show]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.
- Colin Baker taped a sketch portraying the evil Count Dustbug, which was deleted from the finished edition.