Spaced: the anti-Friends, in that it examines the lives of common 20 somethings, but in a way that is more down to earth and realistic. Here we have Daisy and Tim; two 'young' adults with big dreams just trying to get by in this crazy world. They are thrown together in a common pursuit of tenancy, which they find by posing as a couple. The house has a landlady and an oddball artist living there. The series explores the ins and outs of London living.
Episode 1 - BeginningsRelease Date: 1999-09-24
The plot for the entire series begins here: two late twenty somethings who are looking for a place to live. They find one, only it means posing as a couple, and so the two main characters, Tim and Daisy, set off to learn about each other. This way we are introduced to the various characters and their backgrounds.
Episode 2 - GatheringsRelease Date: 1999-10-01
Once the new roommates have finished unpacking, Daisy is looking for any excuse not to sit down and do some work. So, she persuades Tim to throw a housewarming party, complete with the paperboy as a guest, a homemade foil mirror ball, and Prefab Sprout on the stereo!
Episode 3 - ArtRelease Date: 1999-10-08
Brian receives an invitation to the new performance art show of his ex-partner Vulva. He plucks up the courage to go, along with Tim and Daisy, but is treated horribly by Vulva. Tim comes to the rescue after his violence tendencies are brought out by a bowl of Twiglets. Meanwhile, Daisy has a magazine interview which doesn't go too well, and the experience leads her to try a little performance art of her own.
Episode 4 - BattlesRelease Date: 1999-10-15
After being dumped by her boyfriend, Daisy decides she needs companionship and heads to the pound to get herself a dog, not realizing that Tim is scared of dogs. Meanwhile, Tim and Mike go paint balling, and meet up with Duane Benzie, the man who Tim's ex girlfriend Sarah left him for.
Episode 5 - ChaosRelease Date: 1999-10-22
Colin goes missing when Tim takes him out for a late night walk, and at first Daisy suspects that Tim has deliberately got rid of him. Later, they receive a note tipping them off that Colin has been dognapped by an evil vivisectionist! They gather the troops and start a rescue mission.
Episode 6 - EpiphaniesRelease Date: 1999-10-29
Tim's friend Tyres stops by the flat and invites the two "friends" out for a night of clubbing. They decide to take him up on the offer, and round up Mike, Brian and Twist to join them.
Episode 7 - EndsRelease Date: 1999-11-05
Tim's ex Sarah calls him up and wants to get together, Tim is over the moon at the idea of them getting back together, though Mike and Daisy are less impressed and worried about him getting hurt again. Meanwhile, Mike is up for re-evaluation for the TA, and is delighted to be let back in. Tim meets up with Sarah and it turns out she really does want to try again with him, but at the last moment he sees sense and declines, not wanting to give up all his has with Daisy and his friends.