SOMETIME LAST NIGHT, this official-looking blue plaque appeared in Hammersmith Broadway, west London.
Rik Mayall 1958-2014
Punched his friend in the balls on a bench near this spot
The QR code links to a YouTube video of the opening credits of Bottom – where Rik Mayall and his lifelong friend and comedy partner Ade Edmondson are filmed sitting on a bench at Hammersmith Broadway.
Of course, Rik punches Ade in the balls.Source: TelevisionOpenings/YouTube
There could be no more fitting memorial.
(The plaque is an imitation of the official English Heritage blue plaques, which mark places associated with notable figures. RIP Rik.)