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* TheLastStraw: Richard breaks the glass pane of a coffee table by depositing the ash of his cigarette in it.



* ManOnFire: "World of Danger" went wrong when a stunt to set fire to Edmondson's trousers left him with serious burns - although much of this was left on the broadcast version.
-->'''Adrian''': Now, viewers - can you spot what went wrong?



* TheLastStraw: Richard breaks the glass pane of a coffee table by depositing the ash of his cigarette in it.


* HideYourPregnancy: Averted; Anthea[=/=]Clive in "How to Get Off with a Lady" is played by Edmondson's clearly very-heavily pregnant wife Creator/JenniferSaunders who, in the demonstration, manages to get knocked up despite having Sir Adrian not having even managed to get his pants off.

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* HideYourPregnancy: Averted; Anthea[=/=]Clive in "How to Get Off with a Lady" is played by Edmondson's clearly very-heavily pregnant wife Creator/JenniferSaunders who, in the demonstration, manages to get knocked up despite having Sir Adrian not having even managed to get his pants off.


* HairTriggerTemper: As is common with characters played by [[Creator/RikMayall Rik]] and [[Creator/AdrianEdmondson Ade]]:

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* HairTriggerTemper: As is common with characters played by [[Creator/RikMayall Rik]] and [[Creator/AdrianEdmondson Ade]]:Ade:

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* HairTriggerTemper: As is common with characters played by [[Creator/RikMayall Rik]] and [[Creator/AdrianEdmondson Ade]]:
-->'''Richard:''' Sorry, can I start again please?\\
'''Crew-member:''' No, I'm really sorry, we just don't have the time.\\
'''Richard:''' Well then ''I hope you '''die'''''!!

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->'''Richard:''' Goodevening! We are [[TitleDrop the Dangerous Brothers]]!\\
'''Sir Adrian:''' [[NoIndoorVoice HAHA! DANGEROUS BROTHERS!]]

Richard Dangerous and Sir Adrian Dangerous are the Dangerous Brothers, two psychopaths who perform dangerous stunts. Played by Creator/RikMayall and Creator/AdrianEdmondson respectively, the Dangerous Brothers very much defined the characters Mayall and Edmondson would play over the years (''Series/FilthyRichAndCatflap'', ''Series/{{Bottom}}'').

The sketches performed by the Dangerous Brothers are:

* World Of Danger (also known as The Towering Inferno)
* Big Stunt
* Torture
* Crocodile Snogging
* Flying Zebra
* Exploding Politicians
* How to Get Off with a Lady
* Babysitting
* Dangervision
* Kinky Sex

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* AmusingInjuries: Basically runs on this.
* CameraAbuse: After they realise there is a [[FailedASpotCheck live camera in their kitchen]], Richards orders it to leave and punches it, injuring his hand in the process.
* DeathIsCheap: Sir Adrian explodes to bits in "Exploding Politicians" (leaving nothing but his shoes) and both get shot by the police in "Babysitting", but are completely fine in the next sketches.
* DisasterDominoes: In "Babysitting", the brother's attempt at repairing a coffee table results in the destruction of the entire house.
* DontTryThisAtHome: Inverted -- Richard seems to think that their show is targeted at family audiences.
-->'''Richard:''' (''after electrocuting Sir Adrian'') Hey kiddies! Try and make one of your relatives do the silly wriggly dance!
* DropTheHammer: They vandalise a car with sledgehammers, until they realise that it is ''their'' car. Richard then hits Sir Adrian in the head with one.
* DudeNotFunny: InUniverse, [[RealJokeName St. Clive]] calls the brothers (and Channel Four) out for making fun of pregnancy.
* DynamicEntry:
** In "World of Danger", Sir Adrian makes his entrance through the door. [[OpenSaysMe Quite literally.]]
** In "Crocodile Snogging", both charge through paper doors.
** In "Exploding Politicians", Richard enters the camera frame by punching Sir Adrian out of it.
** In "Dangervision", both enter the stage through the windows, after [[ThereWasADoor using the door]].
** In "Kinky Sex", Sir Adrian drives through the door on his motorbike.
* {{Gasshole}}: Richard burps a lot (due to his excessive drinking). After Sir Adrian detonates a stick of dynamite, Richard mistakes it for something else.
-->'''Richard:''' Sorry. Heavy lunch.
* GroinAttack: Very, very frequent. Most notably with a blowtorch.
* HeavySleeper: Richard. Sir Adrian tries to wake him up by sticking a finger in his ear and hitting him on the head with a hammer, and finally succeeds by detonating a stick of dynamite on his chair.
* ImpactSilhouette: Sir Adrian leaves one after being fired into a wall by a catapult.
* MadeOfExplodium: A zebra, after Richard booby traps it.
* MadeOfIron: They can survive headshots (with both bullets and crossbow bolts), getting a huge iron and pianos dropped on them, taking a sledgehammer and a can of petrol to the head, getting fired from a cannon through two windows and a brick wall, getting electrocuted and exploding...
* MadeOfPlasticine: However, Richard slices Sir Adrian's hand clean in two with a machete.
* NoFourthWall
* NoIndoorVoice: Both of them, but Sir Adrian is just a tad louder.
* OffhandBackhand: Richard does this to Sir Adrian in "Torture".
* PaperThinDisguise: After the Dangerous Brothers are banned, Richard and Sir Adrian disguise as the Creator/BenElton Brothers, by putting on a large pair of spectacles.
-->'''Richard Ben Elton & Lady Adrian Ben Elton:''' Blahdeblahdeblah, [[UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher Thatcher's Britain]], whoops, bit of politics there, my name's Ben Elton, good night!
* SoundtrackDissonance: During "Torture", while Richard tortures Sir Adrian, he is accompanied by cheerful music.
* TheLastStraw: Richard breaks the glass pane of a coffee table by depositing the ash of his cigarette in it.
* WouldHurtAChild: Sir Adrian shuts up a crying baby by punching it. So does Richard, [[BaitAndSwitch with different results]].

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