RIP Rik Mayall

Old Jun 9th 2014, 3:10 pm
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I love The Young Ones and Bottom, so young at 56 too. May he rest in peace.
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Old Jun 9th 2014, 3:15 pm
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Very sad...New Statesman was my favourite.

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Well said. Also B'stard.
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Old Jun 9th 2014, 9:20 pm
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Mr Jolly was my personal fave.

Filthy, Rich & Catflap also
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Such a shock! So young! Very sad, but he left his mark on comedy history, a genius in his field!
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Loved him as Lord Flashheart in Blackadder and of course Bottom in my student days.

Very sad news.

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Loved the New Statestman, The Young Ones and Bottom but his performance as Lord Flasheart in Black Adder Goes Fourth was the best. RIP Rik

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He was good in Blackadder but I didn't really find Bottom that funny, or The Young Ones.

Guess I'm in the minority.
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Best Of Lines from the BBC;

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-27772259


Rick: What are you doing, Vyvyan?

Vyvyan: I'm entering a contest to win a Ford Tippex. You have to say what Cornflakes mean to you in 10 words. So I said: Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes. Cornflakes.

Rick: Pathetic! You'll never win, Vyvyan.

Vyvyan: Why not?

Rick: It's only nine words.

Vyvyan (writing): Corn... flakes!
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One of the funniest British comedy actors of all time. At least we still get to see his co-partner on a regular basis in Aid in Britain.
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Old Jun 11th 2014, 3:44 pm
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Loved The Young Ones and thought he was great in Black Adder. Great comedy actor. RIP Rik.
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