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Here's A Cool "Peep Show" Moment That You Might Not Have Noticed

There's a secret recurring character.

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Sam Bain, one of the creators of Peep Show, shared some of the inspiration for a scene in the show on Twitter.

So a painful memory of being bullied by kids in the street as a teenager became Mark accused of being a paedo & a ‘Clean Shirt’ in S1 (2/2).

Sam Bain@sambaintvFollow

So a painful memory of being bullied by kids in the street as a teenager became Mark accused of being a paedo & a ‘Clean Shirt’ in S1 (2/2).

12:11 PM - 21 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

And in response to a question from a fan, it then emerged that a character in that scene returned to the show.

Yes & same actor! RT @Phil_Havercroft: Doesn't Mark get called 'clean shirt' by a burglar in a later series? Was it the same character?

Sam Bain@sambaintvFollow

Yes & same actor! RT @Phil_Havercroft: Doesn't Mark get called 'clean shirt' by a burglar in a later series? Was it the same character?

2:34 PM - 21 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

So in the first ever episode of the series, when Mark has repeated run-ins with some local children, culminating in this genius insult...

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It's the exact same character who turns up to burgle his flat five seasons later.

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The actor is Sonny Muslim, also known for appearances in The Story of Tracy Beaker, and a number of other BBC shows.

He's, uh, changed quite a bit over the years.

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Anyway, have a great day everyone!