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Bottom: Seasons and Episodes
Sherry. Richie: 'Good evening, oh great one!'
Satan: 'Hello, I'm looking for Little Dave Hedgehog.'
Satan: 'Dave Hedgehog?'
Richie: 'He, ah, he's residing within the drawing room, your blackness, would
you like to come through?
Did you have a nice, er, journey up?
Can I get you a glass of sherry?'
Kuwait. "No, no it's worse... We're still in the flat!"
Welsh. "Ah Christ, he's gone all Welsh on me again. Have you got any more exploding carrots?"
Carrots. "I'm afraid they didn't have any pumpkins left, they only had carrots."
£2.50. Richie: "That's right, we're having a party, but everyone's got to chip in a bit for the beer money." Spudgun: "How much?" Richie: "Five grand." Spudgun: "It's a bit steep." Eddie: "Well, how much have you got?" Spudgun: "Two pound fifty." Eddie: "You're in!" Richie: "And bring all your friends, also. And they've all got to chip in the beer money as well; Two pound fifty."
20 pence and 5 pints of Malibu. Devil #2: "How much did we get?" Devil #1: "Twenty p off the incontinent girl." Devil #3: "Five pints of Malibu off the banana."
Green. Richie originally wore red tights but before they left to go trick or treating he had to change into the green ones after the cattle-prod incident in the flat.
Child. Eddie: "I'm sorry, I don't speak child; What do you mean?" Devil: "I mean give us some sweets!" Eddie: "What kind of setup is this? I can't give you sweets, I'll get arrested! Where's the camera?"
Mr T. Venables. "And the winner is... Mr T Veneballs, Wembley stadium, London. Do you know, I think he might be the photographer."
Mohammed George. Other "Eastenders" actors who have appeared in "Bottom" include Lucy Benjamin - Lisa Fowler who played a nurse in the episode "Dough" when Eddie short circuits the buzzers in the pub quiz. Also, Paul Bradley - Nigel Bates, was the burglar who got taped to the ceiling.
Terror. This episode first aired 13 January 1995.
Waiting for Godot. The idea for Bottom was spawned when, in 1991, Mayall and Edmondson co-starred in the West End production of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot at the Queen's Theatre. Mayall and Edmonson have said Bottom was often aimed to be more than just a series of toilet gags but a cruder cousin to plays like Waiting for Godot, about the pointlessness of life.
|In "Hole", what does Richie make Eddie use to put out the fire on the ferris wheel?||"Bottom" Trivia
'Emergency bitter'. In "Hole", Eddie and Richie are trapped on the top of Europe's highest, oldest ferris wheel. A lightbulb explodes and there is a fire on the cart they are in.
|In "Burglar", which household item does Eddie use to fix the burglar to the roof?||"Bottom" Trivia
Sellotape. He uses Sellotape to keep the burglar hidden from the police who investigate the flat after Richie makes a 999 call.
|Which episode in Series 1 saw the first appearance of Dave Hedgehog and Spudgun?||"Bottom" Trivia
Accident. This episode sees the first appearance of Eddie's "real friends" Spudgun (Steve O'Donnell) and Dave Hedgehog (Christopher Ryan). It also shows Richie's (unsuccessful) birthday party.
|In "Terror", which vegetable had Eddie "made scary" instead of pumpkins?||"Bottom" Trivia
Carrots. He drew a smiley face on every single carrot and then filled them with some kind of explosive.
|In "Gas", what is the name of the lads' neighbour whose gas they steal?||"Bottom" Trivia
Mr. Rottweiler. Mr. Rottweiler is an angry and hostile man who loathes Richie and Eddie. To make matters worse, he is in love and under no cirumstances does he want to be disturbed. Unable to simply walk in, Richie and Eddie must break through the connection wall with a sledgehammer, accidentally entering Rottwielers bedroom where he and his girlfriend are sleeping.
|In "Contest", which Miss World contestant does Eddie say he put his money on?||"Bottom" Trivia
China. Thier contestant loses "Miss World", and Richie is further depressed. Eddie reveals that he never placed the bet in the first place, he only claims to have done so so Richie would let him watch "Miss World". Eddie had instead spent the money on a "slap-up grill" as he saw Richie preparing "dinner" when he left that morning.
|In "Terror", after Eddie couldn't find a pen to make a pentagram, what did he make?||"Bottom" Trivia
A pencil-gram. In "Terror", Richie decides to sell his soul to the devil in return for sex and money. As well as go trick-or-treating with an electric cattle prod that makes him soil himself three times.
|In "Hole", what was the headline on the front of the newspaper Eddie was reading?||"Bottom" Trivia
"No News Shocker". In "Hole", Eddie and Richie are trapped on the top of Europe's highest, oldest ferris wheel. The newspaper calls it a "deathtrap" and it is scheduled to be demolished the next morning.
Hitler. It's Eddie Elizabeth Hitler, of course. "Any relation?" he is asked, "Well, I've got a mother" he says. "No, I mean Adolf!" to which he replies, "Yes, that's her".