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is a character created and played by the British comedian
, Harry Enfield
Kevin first appeared in the "Little Brother" sketches of Harry Enfield's Television Programme
as an annoyingly energetic boy who constantly vexed his older brother with his irritating catchphrases and habit of bursting into his room when he was with a girl.
In the first episode of Harry Enfield and Chums
(the new name for the show), Kevin, now without his older brother, reached his thirteenth birthday. The sketch showed his parents watching in horror as Kevin lost his sense of dress, courtesy and posture as the clock struck midnight on the day of his thirteenth birthday, thus becoming Kevin the Teenager
, one of the most memorable of Enfield's comic creations.
Wearing a baseball cap
the wrong way round and with his red hair flopping over his face, Kevin is rude to his despairing parents, frequently shouting "I hate you, I wish I'd never been born!" at them, and insisting that everything is "so unfair!". In one sketch, when his father asks him to wash his car, Kevin ends up taking the entire day to complete the task due to his inability to get out of bed before noon and an apparent allergy
to work, and in another sketch, though wide awake, he made the most primitive of attempts at tidying his room when required to do so. The character is also heavily dictated by peer pressure
, and was seen in... Read More