The Young Ones

The Young Ones (1982)

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Correction: Many buildings, especially a run-down old house like the one shared by the boys, have walls that wobble if struck with any significant amount of force.

Oil - S1-E2

Corrected entry: When Neil throws the golf ball back, you can see no ball is thrown. When Rik catches it and looks at his hands the ball should have dropped to the floor as he holds his hands open directly in front of him. (00:15:55)


Correction: That's because there was never any ball thrown. The ball's still in the toilet - Neil threw back 'something else', which Rik now has all over his hands.


Show generally

Corrected entry: In several episodes you can catch a glimpse of another hippie sitting somewhere inconspicuous in the background. A good example is in the first episode, when Rick is watching telly.

Correction: How is that a mistake? The hippy is a part of the set at different times. In the young ones anything weird can happen or appear. Like the old guy who comes out of the cupboard in "Boring", he isn't a mistake and neither is the hippy.

Demolition - S1-E1

Corrected entry: On the door that joins the kitchen and the hallway, there are two tall panels. They are both different colors - this is because one of them is made from a different material so that Vyvyan can punch his hand through it later when he is smashing up the house.

Correction: Given the state of the house, the extremely dodgy nature of the landlord and the behaviour of the students living in it, it's certain that if any repairs were being done, no attention would be given to colour matching or even to using the same materials. The different coloured panel is from a previous repair.


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Nasty - S2-E3

Rik: Oh no, the front door's exploded. Vyvyan.
Mike: Vyvyan.
Vyvyan: Vyvyan, Vyvyan, Vyvyan. Honestly, whenever anything explodes in this house it's always 'Blame Vyvyan'.

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Bambi - S2-E1

Trivia: It's obvious that they just walked into the train station and started filming, because all throughout the sequence people are staring at them.

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Flood - S1-E6

Question: The Prisoner from the opening sequence is credited as being played by Arnold Brown. Can anyone tell me what else Mr. Brown has been in? He appears very familiar for reasons unknown...

Answer: His IMDB entry is at


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