The year is 1990, the rave scene has just entered England. The sound of the Stone roses lurks toward Shaun and the gang. This means that Woody and Lol are living in a domestic bliss, they are happy again. But this year will see huge changes in everyone. This is the year 1990. This is England.
Did You Know?
Whilst watching wrestling in episode 1, Gadget mentions they're watching 'WrestleMania'. The match in question (Hulk Hogan vs Mr. Perfect) never took place at WrestleMania. The main event of that years WrestleMania (WrestleMania VI) was Hulk Hogan vs The Ultimate Warrior. See more
There are a number of turns of phrase used throughout the series, largely Americanisations, which didn't come into use in the UK until much later; Referring to individuals as "dude", referring to a mixed-sex group as "guys", terms such as "I'm Good", "hot mess" etc. I would assume the blame for this lies with the young cast members being allowed some element of improvisation whilst being unaware of the linguistic norms of the period. See more
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