20 Excellent Reasons To Revisit “Spaced”

The first outing of dream team Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright.

5 years before Shaun of the Dead, Pegg, Frost and Wright came together for a TV show.

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Spaced ran for two series on Channel 4 from 1999-2001. And here is why it was brilliant.

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1. It was candid about love.

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2. And gave usable flirting tips.



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3. It featured exemplary props

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4. It encouraged responsible drinking.

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5. It was never shy to say what it really thought of performance art.

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6. Or what it thought of your fashion sense.

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7. It featured a young Theon Greyjoy.

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9. Oh, and David Walliams as Brian’s creative partner.

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10. And Jon Simm cropped up.

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13. This unforgettable moment.



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14. It taught you that only Jaffa Cakes will do.

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15. It called George Lucas out on Jar Jar.



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17. Colin the Dog.

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18. And this, in full.

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19. The show might have ended prematurely, after just two series.



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20. But it had a happy ending. Eventually.

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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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