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The Young Ones (1982)

TV-14 Comedy 35m


The Young Ones is a British sitcom, broadcast in Great Britain from 1982 to 1984 in two six-part series. Shown on BBC2, it featured anarchic, offbeat humour which helped bring alternative comedy to television in the 1980s and made household names of its writers and performers. In 1985, it was shown on MTV, one of the first non-music television shows on the fledgling channel.

  1. Alexei Sayle


  2. Rik Mayall


  3. Ben Elton


  4. Lise Mayer


Series Cast

  1. Adrian Edmondson

    Adrian Edmondson


    12 Episodes

  2. Rik Mayall

    Rik Mayall


    12 Episodes

  3. Nigel Planer

    Nigel Planer


    12 Episodes

  4. Christopher Ryan

    Christopher Ryan


    12 Episodes

  5. Alexei Sayle

    Alexei Sayle

    The Balowski Family

    12 Episodes

  6. Mark Arden

    Father on Cornflakes Box, Ghost, Mick, Gatecrasher and 3 more...

    8 Episodes

  7. Stephen Frost

    Stephen Frost

    Bank Manager, Tess, Ghost, Policeman and 3 more...

    7 Episodes

  8. Ben Elton

    Ben Elton

    Baz, Grange Hill Student, Man in Hawk Advert, Radio DJ

    5 Episodes

  9. Paul Bradley

    Paul Bradley

    Warlock, Pilot

    3 Episodes

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The Young Ones

Season 2

1984 | 6 Episodes

Season 2 of The Young Ones premiered on May 8, 1984.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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