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YMMV: Extras
  • Ear Worm: The theme song to When The Whistle Blows.
    • Not to mention "See his pug-nosed face! (Pug, pug! Pug, pug!) Little fat man with the pug-nosed face!"
  • Funny Moments — "May I have back my prophylactic, Dame Diana?"
    • Then damn near tops himself when Warwick Davis confronts Radcliffe about hitting on his fiance, which prompts Daniel to call for his mum in desperation.
    • Patrick Stewart's screenplay about a man who uses mind control to see women naked. Mostly because he is so serious about it. Although, being Patrick Stewart, he doesn't need mind control to get women to take their clothes off.
    • "Oh fuck off, I'm Clive Owen."
    • The entirety of Andy's first meeting with Sir Ian "Action! WIZARD! YOU SHALL NOT PASS!" McKellen.
    • More so for British viewers, Ross Kemp destroying his hardman image beautifully. "Super. Army. Soldiers."
  • Heartwarming Moments — "I'd be the penguin."
    • Darren and Barry's hug in the Christmas Special.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight:
    • Kate Winslet cameoed as herself in an episode, where she announced her intention to star in a Holocaust film purely because such films always win Oscars. A few years later, she finally won an Oscar for The Reader, which is, you guessed it, a Holocaust film.
    • The best part is that Ricky was a presenter at the Golden Globes that year - after she won he got up on stage and lampshaded the episode: "What did I tell you, Kate? A Holocaust film!"
    • One of the Celebrity Big Brother housemates in the Christmas Special is Lionel Blair, Adam Westing it up with the best of them. In 2014 he appeared on the show for real. The Now Show's Sara Pascoe pointed out that while the parody episode only had him tapdancing around the house and complaining about being old, the real thing had him pole-dancing dressed in latex.
    • The Samuel L. Jackson episode features him getting confused with Laurence Fishburne. Funnily enough in 2014, a local news reporter interviewed Jackson and confused him with Fishburne in a very similar manner. Do note that this has happened to them enough that they'll tell stories about it.
  • Hollywood Homely: Played with. Maggie often gets a number of disparaging comments about her appearance (especially by Clive Owen), even though Ashley Jenson is quite attractive. Of course, this trope is more Justified than usual considering she (by dint of her career in the film/television industry) is surrounded by extremely attractive women.
  • Ho Yay — Darren and Barry.
  • Memetic Mutation — "Are you having a laugh? Is (s)he having a laugh?!"
  • Moment Of Awesome: Andy's speech on Celebrity Big Brother telling off the celebrity culture desperate for fame and the paparazzi who indulge them.
    • Samuel L Jackson's film role:"Tell Them Uncle Sam's in town"
  • Seasonal Rot: Though still considered pretty good overall, many felt that the second series (and Christmas Special) suffered from becoming something of an Author Tract about how all sitcoms that don't follow the single-camera The Office / Extras style are low-brow garbage.

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