“Spaced”: The UK’s Slacker Cult Fave

Simon Pegg noted there had been a few Friends knockoffs in the UK in the late 90s but they were too uppity and didn’t reflect his crew’s life. So he worked with Jessica Hynes to write and star in a show that would have the appropriate amount of bongs, video games, and drunken clubbing. It ran for just two seasons but reigns as the UK’s Reality Bites, an ode to slacker twenty-somethings living communally on their way to true adulthood.

An Oral History of ‘Spaced’

Vice.com, 11.18.16