Articles Tagged 'Spaced'

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright (Photo: Ian West/PA)

Pegg, Wright and Frost’s Best Movie References, From ‘Spaced’ to ‘Hot Fuzz’

The World’s End, now in U.S. theaters, is the third film made by the team of Simon Pegg (writer/actor), Edgar Wright (writer/director) and Nick Frost (actor) — with 2004 “zom-rom-com” Shaun of the Dead and 2007 action comedy Hot Fuzz following on from the early 2000s Channel 4 sitcom Spaced (which also co-starred and was co-written by Jessica Stevenson). If there’s been one constant […]

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Brit Binge Watching: Five British Sitcoms You Can View Online

We’ve been highlighting popular British TV shows currently on-air in the U.K. with our series What Are Brits Watching? You’ve been asking, “What about the U.S.?” and we’ve been listening. The new shows aren’t available here just yet, but there are plenty of British shows streaming online: 1. Black Books In this TV show, Bernard […]


‘Nerdist’ Host Chris Hardwick’s Favorite British TV Comedies

Young American nerds in the ’70s and ’80s always had brain-boners for British comedy. The imports we got were drier and more academic in nature than what American TV provided in those days. Also, tracking down new gems was a game in and of itself. In a pre-Internet civilization, we were forced to seek out […]

Spaced Remake Does Not Amuse Simon Pegg

So producers are remaking Spaced for American TV. The problem? No one told Simon Pegg, star and co-creator of the original. And he is pissed: “My main problem is the sheer lack of respect…selling out and appropriating our ideas without even letting us know. It’s a decision I can only presume was made as a […]