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  • Ensemble Dark Horse: Joy, the sociopathic P.A, went from having two-minute appearances in Series Two to having her own plotlines in later episodes.
  • "Funny Aneurysm" Moment: In the season two episode "Baseball", Henry talks about a disturbing rumour he heard over lunch at the club, to which Damien replies, "Oh, not Jimmy Savile again?"
  • Hilarious in Hindsight:
    • Characters often insult Sarah Ferguson's book Budgie the Little Helicopter. Jeff Rawle (George) provided voices for the animated adaptation of the same book.
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    • Damien tries to report next to a burning pile of drugs and gradually gets high off the fumes. In 2015, reporter Quentin Somerville encountered the same problem.
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