There's a rumbling in the basement, a rumpus in the offing
and a foul smell in the air as Richard Richard and Eddie Hitler
raise a stink in this tale of cohabitation and domesticity...
of vulgarity, profanity, gratuitous violence and Rik Mayall's
extreme sweating will already be familiar with Bottom,
and will heartily welcome this latest release to DVD. Others
new to the antics of Adrian Edmondson and Mayall can jump
in here without the need to view any of the previous series.
One episode is pretty much the same as the other, so dip in
wherever you like.
always had excellent production (if not moral) standards,
and the third series is no exception. Delightful pyrotechnic
special effects feature regularly, and the fights, though
fewer, are as amusing as ever. Thankfully, Mayall hogs the
limelight less, making the show more of a double-act rather
than The Rick Mayall Screaming Show and Friend. There
are some excellent gags, and the plots (for want of a better
word) are as joyously daft as ever.
with previous Bottom DVDs, a procession of fluffed
lines and other cock-ups are the only "extra", but disappointingly
some of them have appeared on previous Bottom DVDs