These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Even critics of the crude style of Rik and Adrian's comedy admit that the Gas Man sequence in the episode "Gas" is hysterical.
Eddie's brilliant Actor Allusion during the jail scene in the second live show:
Are you finished? It's just that I'm beginning to understand why Stephen Fry fucked off. note Earlier that year Rik Mayall and Stephen Fry had done the play "Cell Mates" together, where Fry had suddenly left in a fit of depression.
Jerkass Woobie: Sometimes, it's possible to feel just a teeny bit sorry for Richie, given how deeply lonely and pathetic he is. And then (usually seconds later) he reminds you of what an utterly horrible human being he is. The sympathy doesn't last long.
Fridge Logic: When Eddie and Richie Catch a burglar they sellotape him to a chair since the have no rope, However when the plan backfires they are tied to chairs with rope.
Magnificent Bastard: Dick Head, the landlord of the local pub. Richie and Eddie try to scam him out of his money and/or booze various times throughout the series, but Dick always turns it back on them in some brilliant style.