This was written by Ben Elton, and was a comedy show about 4 students living together. Rik, Viv, Neil and Mike were the students, and the show was mainly about how they didn't get along. Rik was an anarchist, Viv a punk, Neil a hippy and Mike was a "business man."
Alexei Sayle also appeared regularly as the landlord, and the show often featured a live music act.
Bit rude for me when I initially watched it at about age 9, but ace a few years after when my parents weren't in the same room.