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Spaced: The Complete Series (1999)
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Spaced revolves around two idle twentysomething flatmates - immature skateboarding would-be comic artist Tim (Simon Pegg), and moody, responsibility-shy Daisy (Jessica Stevenson), and their self-induced lack of success in employment, relationships and life in general. Together with their oddball assortment of friends and neighbors, Marsha, Brian, Mike and Twist, they exist in a world perched precariously on the edge of normality.]]>
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Edgar, Simon and Jess created a program which speaks directly to a specific group of people with whom they share so much in common. If you get the subtle inside jokes, you feel special, if not, you love it anyway because it's just so unique and funny. Spaced lays the foundation for many ongoing jokes (much like Kevin Smith's universe) in subequent Wright/Pegg/Frost films Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. I own the UK version and will absolutely be buying this release too! Quite frankly, I'll buy anything from Edgar, Simon or Nick!
Seriously though, the writing and acting is spot on. It often spoofs well known pop culture, and always does so without being over-the-top or cringe worthy like some spoofs. And the originality of the series is unrivaled -- Simon Pegg is brilliant! Be sure to catch his zombie romance spoof, Shaun of the Dead.
Please please please, I beg of the powers to be, bring both seasons of Spaced to the American audience! I'm tired of my friends only seeing Keeping Up Appearances on PBS and saying British comedy isn't that funny -- well they haven't seen Spaced yet...
The story revolves around Tim and Daisy, two twenty-somethings who, through a spell of bad luck, wind up meeting in a London coffee shop. Both are at the ends of bad relationships, so they decide to move into a flat together, pretending that they are married in order to gain residence. Laced with pop culture references, the series manages to balance their misadventures with their aspirations of becoming successful.
Highly recommended. But just be sure not to call Hawk the Slayer rubbish!
If you like anything Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have done you will love this show. It's brilliant. Just buy it!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg. One of the best shows every produced. Laugh out loud absurdity. Great kickstart to a marathon viewing of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and At World's... Read morePublished 19 days ago by sprocketplug
Classic Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright. It even holds up today. Do yourself a favor and buy this.Published 2 months ago by Mark Thacker
Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost of course went on to create Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World's End. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Eric
One of my favorite shows. If you are a fan of Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright, and Nick Frost you need to see this.Published 5 months ago by Lauren
God I love this show! First saw it on Netflix and was instantly addicted. Had to own my own copy of it - wish it were blu-ray but still very happy with my purchase. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Movie, freak
It was packed in a padded envelope, and something heavy obviously came down hard on it. It had a large dent from the corner of a box on the front cover. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Anonymous
The disks arrived, as quickly and in new condition, as advertised. And the series was great, as I remembered!Published 7 months ago by John P
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It was called the Homage-O-meter and is included on the Region 1 version as well.
Jul 29, 2008 by K. McDonough | See all 3 posts
|Music on DVD menu||
I want to know similar - the music that plays over the main menu of the season 2 DVD. Plays for a few seconds then breaks with, "Babylon 5's a big pile of ****", then continues. If anyone can name that tune i'd be grateful, though i do wonder if these are Guy Pratt creations, solely... Read More
Jan 12, 2011 by A. Clark | See all 2 posts
|When is this DVD going to available in the states?!?!||
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