Spaced. Image shows from L to R: Marsha Klein (Julia Deakin), Mike Watt (Nick Frost), Daisy Steiner (Jessica Hynes), Brian Topp (Mark Heap), Tim Bisley (Simon Pegg), Twist Morgan (Katy Carmichael).

Spaced

Channel 4 sitcom about flatsharers. 14 episodes (2 series), 1999 - 2001. Stars Simon Pegg, Jessica Hynes, Julia Deakin, Nick Frost and others.

Press Clippings

The 100 best TV shows of the 21st century

The Thick Of It is the highest rated British comedy in fourth place. Also listed: The Office (6), Fleabag (8), Peep Show (9), Nighty Night (16), Black Mirror (23), Spaced (29), Catastrophe (34), Brass Eye (37), Detectorists (38), Nathan Barley (47), Black Books (53), Inside No. 9 (66), Shameless (70), The Inbetweeners (74), Gavin and Stacey (81), Fresh Meat (86), Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (92), The Trip (95) and The Mighty Boosh (98).

The Guardian, 16th September 2019

British comedy remakes that hit and missed in the US

The Office landed, while The Inbetweeners floundered - so what makes a good US remake?

Ben Allen, Radio Times, 29th May 2019

The Top 10 British sitcoms of the 90s

The 1990s were a period of renewed confidence in the UK. The economy continued to boom and Blair's huge majority made 'Cool Britannia' a phenomenon. Oasis and Blur fought it out as most influential band, and the Spice Girls were everywhere. What a time to be alive! Sitcoms didn't disappoint either, and offered a rich variety.

Greg Jameson, Entertainment Focus, 13th May 2019

12 Disastrous US remakes of British Sitcoms

Some things are just uniquely suited to a time and a place. The idea of remaking anything to fit another culture is thankfully becoming more of an outdated concept. Unfortunately, in the past, American TV producers have repeatedly tried and failed to remake many of our beloved British sitcoms.

Super Ink, 8th April 2019

Definitive guide to British comedy since Fawlty Towers

The British are coming, and they want to invade your television. With ... laughter.

Devon Ivie, Vulture, 21st November 2018

Spaced​ revisited: looking back at a cult classic

It may have been released nearly two decades ago now, but Simon Pegg and Jessica Stevenson's sitcom Spaced remains as hilarious and comforting as it ever was. The show is one of the great modern sitcoms and was the launching pad not only for Pegg, Stevenson and the rest of the cast, but also for director Edgar Wright.

Rob Keeling, Cult Box, 12th July 2018

Outfit from Spaced appears in Red Dwarf XII

For reasons we've been unable to fathom, Ziggy Bryson's (played by Extras star Jamie Chapman) outfit of a military inspired, bulbous pink dress with a plumed helmet to match will be recognisable to any diehard fans of Spaced - the cult classic sitcom from Simon Pegg & Jessica Hynes. Yes, it's none other than that of non-gender specific conceptual artist Vulva (David Walliams)!

The Velvet Onion, 19th October 2017

Spaced showed how pop culture invades our everyday live

As part of our 90s comedy week, we look at the last great sitcom of the decade, Spaced.

Jasper Jackson, The New Statesman, 12th August 2017

Spaced's clubbing episode is finest feel-good moment

Broadcast in 1999, right at the end of the most optimistic decade in recent memory, 'Epiphanies' encapsulates the feel-good outlook of its time.

Mark Butler, i Newspaper, 25th May 2017

America: where British sitcoms go to die

It is the holy grail for British writers - having your sitcom remade for America. But can Raised By Wolves succeed where Fawlty Towers flopped?

Andrew Collins, The Guardian, 22nd June 2016