Spaced (1999–2001)

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Friends Tim and Daisy, 20-something North Londoners with uncertain futures, must pretend to be a couple to live in the only apartment they can afford.

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Series cast summary:
 Daisy Steiner / ... (14 episodes, 1999-2001)
 Tim Bisley (14 episodes, 1999-2001)
Julia Deakin ...
 Marsha Klein (14 episodes, 1999-2001)
 Mike Watt (14 episodes, 1999-2001)
 Brian Topp (14 episodes, 1999-2001)
Katy Carmichael ...
 Twist Morgan (10 episodes, 1999-2001)
Aida the Dog ...
 Colin (10 episodes, 1999-2001)


The adventures of Tim and Daisy who rent a room in Marsha Klein's house under the pretense that they are a couple. Also in the house is frustrated painter Brian. Together with TA fanatic Mike and Daisy's girlfriend Twist the duo get into a series of situations with hilarious results. Written by Paul Hunter

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Release Date:

24 September 1999 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Avaruuden tuntua  »

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£160,000 (estimated)

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Peter Serafinowicz who appears in several episodes as Tim's arch nemesis Duane Benzie, provided the voice of Darth Maul in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). In the series, he uses a voice very similar to that used for Darth Maul, and in one episode even paraphrases one of his lines from Star Wars. Amusingly, from the second series onward, Tim's hatred of Duane is matched only by his hatred of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999). See more »

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The opening sequence of episode 2.7 is a parody of that used on "The Royle Family" (1999), another British comedy series. See more »


Referenced in Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #11.11 (2006) See more »

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Possibly the best thing to ever happen to television
10 January 2005 | by (london) – See all my reviews

The whole two series was as close to perfect as I can imagine. Funny, beautifully shot, well-produced, the only downside was that there wasn't more of it. Perhaps the reason that it wasn't as successful as it should have been was that it didn't get a large enough audience. It was aired in a time when "The Royle Family" undeservedly won all the awards and praise, whereas Spaced was considered to be aimed at immature adolescents, film parodies and comic book references only worthy of an audience that doesn't know quality when they see it. And this is a tragedy, because, if television series' can be considered art form by any stretch of the imagination, then this is a masterpiece, something to be admired by others, a definite benchmark for all other programmes.

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