The Best Episodes of The Young Ones
Last Updated: Apr 10, 2019
The misadventures of four lunatic students who live in a shared student house. There's Rik, the overblown political one addicted to Cliff Richard, Vyvian the experimental scientific one/part-time anarchist, Neil the worried hippy, and Mike the ladies' man (at least he is in his mind).
#2 - Summer Holiday
Season 2 - Episode 6
The housemates are trying to find ways to amuse themselves during the summer holidays, but then Mr Balowski turns up and evicts them. Now it's a matter of survival, so they decide to rob a bank.
#4 - Oil
Season 1 - Episode 2
Mike, Neil, Vyvyan and Rick move into their new home. Vyvyan thinks he has found oil in the basement and Mike quickly takes control of the situation by ordering the others to do the digging.
#5 - Cash
Season 2 - Episode 2
The gang are desperately short of cash, forcing Neil to get a job. The army turn him down but he gets on surprisingly well being a police officer instead. Meanwhile, Vyvyan announces he's pregnant.
#6 - Interesting
Season 1 - Episode 5
The boys decide to throw a party, but before long it descends into chaos. A preachy Christian turns up, Rick gets annoyed when their guests arrive early, Cinderella appears, and Vyvyan tries to impress some girls.
#7 - Flood
Season 1 - Episode 6
A spell of bad weather means the friends must find ways to amuse themselves inside the house. As they play hide-and-seek, Jerzy Balowski is transformed into an axe-wielding maniac.
#8 - Sick
Season 2 - Episode 5
A bout of illness puts a strain on Vivian's usual easygoing approach to communal living. The somewhat delicate matter of Rick's lost virginity raises further consternation.
#9 - Bomb
Season 1 - Episode 4
The students wonder what to do when an unexploded bomb lands in their house. Mike sees an opportunity to make money, Rick wants to use it as a blackmail tool and Vyvyan tries to detonate it, but Neil's just worried about surviving the inevitable blast.
#11 - Demolition
Season 1 - Episode 1
Rick, Neil, Mike and Vyvyan learn that the council plans to rip down their home. Vyvyan tries to demolish it himself from the inside and Neil wants to commit suicide.
#12 - Nasty
Season 2 - Episode 3
It's an ordinary evening: Neil's having a bath, Rick's reading Cosmopolitan, and Mike and Vyvyan are trying to watch video nasties. But before the night is over, the gang will have to bury a vampire.