Worst & Best Bottom Episodes/List

About the Series

Genre: British Sitcom
Series: 3
Episodes: 18
First Transmission: 1991-1995
Channel: BBC

Bottom was created by Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall.

The show depicts the sad lives of the two flatmates Edward Elizabeth Hitler and Richard  Richard and follows their many ridiculous adventures. The show is noted for its chaotic, nihilistic humour and violent comedy slapstick.

In 2004, Bottom came was ranked 45 in the “Britain’s Best Sitcom” poll by the BBC.

Rik Mayall: Richie Rich
Ade Edmondson:  Eddie Hitler

Best Episode [ S2 Ep5 ]

Holy – It’s Christmas day and Richie is cooking the dinner and all his mates are invited. Dave Hedgehog and Spudgun arrive to find that Christmas dinner is slightly below par. Never mind, because later Richie is revealed to be the son of God.

29 October 1992

Imdb Score [9.0]



Worst Episode [ S1 Ep3 ]

Contest – Eddie comes home from a very bad day at work and Richie finds Eddie is not paying the rent and has only got $11.80 which he has spent on an adult magazine. But Richie finds Eddie has put on a bet on the Miss World contest on TV.

30 September 1991

Imdb Score – [8.1]



Full Episode List

Key:-  Blue highlighted episodes rated in the top half, brown highlighted episodes rated in the bottom half.


Series One

Smells (1991)

Gas (1991)

Contest (1991)

Apocalypse (1991)

‘s Up (1991)

Accident (1991)


Series Two

Digger (1992)

Culture (1992)

Burglary (1992)

Parade (1992)

Holy (1992)

‘s Out (1995)


Series Three

Hole (1995)

Terror (1995)

Break (1995)

Dough (1995)

Finger (1995)

Carnival (1995)