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Here’s Hoping Spaced Will Get Us Through The Summer Comedy Drought

Everyone I know is talking about Spaced, the British surreal comedy series by the creators of Shaun Of The Dead and Hot Fuzz that aired on Channel 4 in 1999 and 2001 and is about to get an American DVD release. I’m waiting to watch the series in order, but friends who’ve seen it describe it as “funny” and “stoner-comedy.” Here’s a preview:

In honor of the DVD release, BBC America is showing six episodes curated by the stars and director on Sunday starting at 3pm, and the entire series every night for seven nights starting Monday at 3 am. Please please please let this show be as good as it’s supposed to be. I haven’t laughed at something intentional on TV in weeks. (Unless the extraordinary nutsack counts.)