The Young Ones: Season 2
2 Entertain Video (1984)
Comedy
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IMDB   8.2
210 mins UK / English
DVD 
Rik Mayall Rik
Christopher Ryan
Alexei Sayle Jerzy Balowski
Adrian Edmondson Vyvian
Nigel Planer Neil

The show involves four lunatic students who live in a flat. There was Rik, the OTT one, Vyvian who was always the experimental scientific one, Neil, the worried hippy, and Mike, the ladies man. Each episode usually featured a performance by a band. Each band's name is listed with the guest stars. Most episodes run near 35 min. Repeats in the UK have been edited to 30 min. Several scenes were censored from the MTV airings in the mid-1980s
Episodes
    Seen it: Yes   35 mins    08/05/1984  1.  Bambi
The boys have been chosen to appear on University Challenge,but the opposition proves too tough,so they get through it the only way they know how......cheating!
Director:  Paul Jackson (II)  Writer:  Ben Elton  / Rik Mayall 
Guest starring:  Robbie Coltrane, Ben Elton,  Stephen Fry, Tamsin Heatley,  Hugh LaurieTony RobinsonEmma Thompson, Griff Rhys Jones, Mel Smith
    Seen it: Yes   35 mins    15/05/1984  2.  Cash
Neil becomes a policeman to earn money to support Vyv's baby.
Director:  Paul Jackson (II)  Writer:  Ben Elton  / Rik Mayall 
Guest starring:  Mark Arden, Paul Bradley, Lee Cornes, Steve Dixon, Stephen Frost, Steve Kelly, Jan Prince, Kay Stonham, Andy de la Tour, Alan Freeman, Peter Brewis, Simon Brint, Stewart Copeland, Chris Difford, Martin Dobson
    Seen it: Yes   35 mins    29/05/1984  3.  Nasty
Mike and Vyv try to get their rented video running while Neil has a bath.
Director:  Paul Jackson (II)  Writer:  Ben Elton  / Rik Mayall 
Guest starring:  Mark Arden, Helen Atkinson-Wood,  Chris Barrie, Paul Bradley, Arnold Brown, Vikki Chambers,  Ron Cook, Dawn French, Stephen Frost, Gareth Hale, Damaris Hayman, Norman Pace, Daniel Peacock, Barry Stanton, Andy de la Tour
    Seen it: Yes   35 mins    12/06/1984  4.  Time
A Dallas spoof segues into the morning after when Rick wakes up with an axe murderess.
Director:  Paul Jackson (II)  Writer:  Ben Elton  / Rik Mayall 
Guest starring:  Gary Beadle, Jonathan Caplan,  Robbie Coltrane, Lee Cornes, Dawn French, Gareth Hale, Helen Lederer, Paul Merton, Norman Pace,  Jennifer Saunders, Julianne White, Steve Ismay, Rupert Bates,  Anne-Marie Martin
    Seen it: Yes   35 mins    05/06/1984  5.  Sick
All four boys have bad colds,and this ends up causing a mass riot on their street,and they get taken hostage by the most violent and highly dangerous escaped criminal madman,Brian Damage Bolowski.Not what you need when Neil's parents are coming to tea.
Director:  Paul Jackson (II)  Writer:  Ben Elton  / Rik Mayall 
Guest starring:  Mark Arden, Jim Barclay,  Perry Benson, Ruth Burnett, Hugh Cecil, Jean Channon, Brian Croucher, Ben Elton, Stephen Frost,  Peter Greene, Ceri Jackson, Kilian McKenna, Pauline Melville, Carla Mendonça, Michael Redfern
    Seen it: Yes   35 mins    19/06/1984  6.  Summer Holiday
Summer term at college has ended,but Mike didnt know it had even started,and the boys have all summer to laze around.But Mr Bolowski evicts them,and they decide to rob a bank.
Director:  Paul Jackson (II)  Writer:  Ben Elton  / Rik Mayall 
Guest starring:  Brian Croucher, Ben Elton, Alan Freeman, Stephen Frost, Lenny Henry, Jools Holland, Mark Lambert, Peter Laxton, Helen Lederer,  Norman Lovett, Lise Mayer, John Otway, Joanne Pearce, Roger Sloman, Harry Fielder
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Series The Young Ones
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