* HoYay: Mac and Paul, particularly this conversation from Episode 3.
--> '''Mac''': I could have been naked!
--> '''Paul''': I've seen you naked.
--> '''Mac''': I could have been masturbating!
--> '''Paul''': I've seen you masturbate.
--> '''Mac''': ''*disturbed*'' [[FlatWhat When?]]
--> '''Paul''': On the school trip to Calais.
--> '''Mac''': ''*With horror*'' [[OhCrap You... were awake.]]
* TearJerker: [[spoiler: Jay.. oh Jay. In fact, the whole last episode was a mixture of a CrowningMomentOfAwesome and TearJerker.]]
* MoralEventHorizon: While [[spoiler: Neil]] had been getting ever more unstable and radical as time went by, as exemplified by his torture of Natalie, he irrevocably [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope jumps off the slippery slope]] when he [[spoiler: kills Jay to motivate Paul to attack John, promising to do the same to the rest of his family if he refuses.]]
* TooGoodToLast: Critically acclaimed, winner of Best Drama at the BAFTA Awards, and shitcanned after one season.