The Young Ones first aired in 1982 on British television as part of the 'alternative comedy movement'. It was about four dysfunctional college students sharing a house. Neil Pye, is the hippie that does all the cleaning and lentil cooking. Mike TheCoolPerson is the smooth but mysterious 'normal' guy. Rick is the pompus radical wannabe and Vyvan Basterd is bent on bringing mayhem mostly at the expense of Rick. The Young Ones lasted only two seasons and consisted of twelve episodes total. The Young Ones quickly became a cult classic and remains a British favorite to this day.