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Two perpetually bored and broke flatmates waste their days in a futile struggle to get laid, earn cash, and not kill one another.
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Adrian Edmondson ...  Eddie 18 episodes, 1991-1995
Rik Mayall ...  Richie 18 episodes, 1991-1995
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Living in a squalid flat, perpetually unemployed, skint, bored, and sexually frustrated, virgin Richie Richard and carefree alcoholic Eddie Hitler are social outcasts at the bottom of the heap in society and spend their days scheming, bickering and being sadistic to each other. Written by buddyboy28

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23 April 1998 (USA) See more »

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In Bottom: Digger (1992), in the scene which Richie pretending to be an eccentric billionaire and Eddie pretending to be his butler meets Natasha. Eddie says "That's right. I'm Bruce Wayne". A plausible nod to the Batman comic books created by Bob Kane. In the Batman comic books. Alfred Pennyworth is the butler of billionaire Bruce Wayne whom is secretly the masked vigilante Batman and aids him. See more »

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In the episode 'Apocalypse', Eddie (disguised as the grim reaper) states that he doesn't know how to play chess, and Richie says that he will teach him. However, in the later episode 'Culture', it is the other way around - Eddie knows how to play chess, and Richie does not. See more »

Quotes

Richie: [on various occasions seducing women, well, trying anyway] May I say, what a SMASHING blouse you have on?
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Brrrrilliant!
9 September 2004 | by DonSalsaSee all my reviews

Richard Richard and Edward Hitler...ahhh...I love everything these guys do. Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson is the most violent,fun comedy act around.I'd go as far as saying that this duo is as equal revolutionary as Monty Python. It's really not easy comparing this...all I can think of is The Young Ones(another show by Edmondson and Mayall).Expect your typical in-your face British humor with a dose of Python meeting Ren and Stimpy. Watch these sad old roommate gits,Richie - always trying to score with some bird and using horrible pick-up lines and Ed Hitler,drunken looser.They seem to always beat up each other silly...and and...now just go and watch it..you bastard!


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