Friends, it’s been almost two years since we — “we” being pop culture geeks everywhere — dodged a bullet. In May 2008, the powers that be at Fox decided to cancel the American remake of Spaced due to negative reactions to the pilot.
This may have been the only time when a Fox cancellation turned out to be a good thing. If the above clip is any indication, the American remake — dubbed McSpaced due to the involvement of director McG — would’ve been a soulless, life-draining entity devoid of anything resembling humor or joy. Via