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Two weeks ago, I read a tweet that made my nerdy heart skip a beat:

@JuddApatow hey, Freaks & Geeks reunion? In March a live reunion during Paley TV festival is coming together. Ten years.

Thanks to DVD boxset revival and of course, illegal downloads, the 2000 cult TV show Freaks and Geeks has clawed back from the NBC graveyard and  in to the lives of the postgraduate generation. When creating the show, writer Paul Feig veered away from the regular high-school schtick that swarmed TV in the late 90s. He set Freaks and Geeks at a time he understood-out of the groundbreaking 70s and into a less liberating era of the 1980s. I didn’t realise this at the time as, being a freak myself in those days, my clothes were identical to the casts’.

The thing I loved about the show was that it was so innately normal. The cast acted like normal teenagers, »

- Katie McCabe

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