* EnsembleDarkhorse: Joy, the sociopathic P.A, went from having two-minute appearances in Series Two to having her own plotlines in later episodes.
* SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome / SugarWiki/FunnyMoments
** Henry at his award ceremony:
-->"...a time when this industry was run by giants. Whereas now it is run...BY PYGMIES! Like HIM ''(points)'' and HIM!"
-->TruthInTelevison - former BBC Midlands news presenter Alan Towers signed off his last bulletin by saying "This is my last programme for the BBC after 25 years. When I first joined the corporation, it was led by giants. Now it is being led by pygmies in grey suits wearing blindfolds"
* HilariousInHindsight: Characters often insult Sarah Ferguson's book BudgieTheLittleHelicopter. Jeff Rawle (George) provided voices for the animated adaptation of the same book.
* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/DanielCraig as a thug, [[WireInTheBlood Hermione]] [[{{Spooks}} Norris]]
** [[Series/TheThickOfIt Dan Miller]] shows up as a carbon copy of Gus who works in a hospital.
** [[Series/TheWalkingDead Rick Grimes]] pretends to be Henry's son.
** [[AshestoAshes Gene Hunt]] goes from a tough policeman to a downright crooked one...
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