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« on: June 10, 2014, 01:32:42 AM »

If you watched British comedy in the 80's, you were sure to have seen Rik Mayall.  Co-creator and star of the huge British comedy The Young Ones, Rik has sadly passed away at the age of 56.  I loved The Young Ones and could recite entire episodes by heart.

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-27770266

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rik_Mayall

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« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2014, 02:44:54 AM »

The Young One is one of my favorite British Comedies back in the 80's. They are all crazy on that show one of my favorite episode is the one when the guys tried to hurry to get on a game show. I know some people hate that movie but Drop Dead Fred is still one of my favoites. R.I.P Rik.  Bluesad
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2014, 03:41:06 AM »

Funnily enough I watched "Errors of the Human Body" last night and he had a bit role in it.  Thought to myself 'I know that guy' but didn't look into it further, until his face was plastered all over the news today. 
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« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2014, 05:42:46 AM »

Big fan of his stuff in Bottom and the one series of "Filthy Rich & Cat Flap". Many people might not have realized he was part of Bad News, the british version of Spinal Tap too.
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« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2014, 07:04:41 AM »

Same here with the Young Ones. It was the punkest show ever
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« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2014, 04:19:03 PM »

The Young Ones - Hands Up, Who Likes Me? Small | Large


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« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2014, 07:09:51 PM »

R.I.P. Rick, Richard "Richie" Richard, Rik Mayall.  Bluesad Those shows make me bust a gut laughing...
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« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2014, 08:01:47 AM »

This news saddens me. I enjoyed his performances, and he was much too young. RIP.  Bluesad
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« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2014, 03:59:15 PM »

Rest in peace,Rik,aka Lord Flashheart....
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