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Fuck me, I loved Get Stuffed. Annoyingly, it gets taken down pretty much instantly whenever someone tries to upload the episodes.
It's such a pure and concentrated burst of nostalgia, even when they were still trolling out old episodes in the mid-noughties. The faded colours of cheap old camcorders, the forced overenthusiasm, the properly grotty kitchens, the hopelessly amateurish music and titles, the genuine awfulness of the recipes.
It represents everything that is wonderful and awful about being young. You're absolutely fucking useless, but you're too cocky to have realised it yet. You're somehow both completely self-obsessed and completely oblivious to your own ridiculousness, both utterly neurotic and wildly overconfident. Everything seems possible, even when you're hurtling headlong into humiliation or heartbreak. Before long you'll realise that your flat is a shithole and your mates are all twats and your qualifications aren't even good for toilet paper, but for now you're just having fun, because this is fun, isn't it? We're all having fun, aren't we? Aren't we?