Aah, Brit Chick, how good to hear your thoughts
I was beginning to worry that I was the only one who thought the early epi's were the best. I remember the days when The Cat actually behaved like a cat (sleeping in lockers and pee-ing on the laundry etc) and good ole Norman Lovett as Holly with his Junior Encyclopaedia of Space ("your respect for me is awesome"). I was really offended when one half of Grant Naylor decided to call it a day and the other half decided to carry on regardless, I'm afraid I refuse to watch the later epi's on priniciple (the principle being: they're garbage).
BTW has anyone seen the two out-takes videos (smeg-ups and smeg-outs)? They're fab