Today in the News I found out that Rik Mayall had pasted away.  Drop Dead Fred was a huge influence in my life with the brand of humor and a reminded how we see things as a child. Also with out a doubt a childhood favorite. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve watch this movie. 😦

Rik Mayall, star of The Young Ones, dies aged 56

“He played the obnoxious, poetry-writing anarchist Rick in The Young Ones alongside his friend Adrian Edmondson. The duo later went on to star in the sitcom Bottom. A pioneer of the 1980s alternative comedy scene, Mayall also appeared in Blackadder and The New Statesman.”